Mill Valley Weekly

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Hello Mill Valley Families,


It's been a great week! We have now visited every classroom at Mill Valley to read Lucy's Mask. This is a book where Lucy wears different masks to be different characters such as a detective or explorer. The best part of the book is when Lucy learns that she is a super hero by saving the world by wearing her mask to keep others from getting sick. We also discussed all the ways students can be safe at Mill Valley in order for us to stay open.


Don't forget - tomorrow is Patriot Day. Please wear red, white and blue.


Sincerely,


Robin Schrot, Principal

Allyce Harris, Associate Principal


Thinking Students...Changing the World!

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Important Information

Please note that we continue to update our Parent FAQ document with relevant information. We encourage you to take some time to read it thoroughly. Please don't hesitate to contact Mrs. Schrot, robin.schrot@muskegonorway.org or Mrs. Harris, allyce.harris@muskegonorway.org with additional questions.

We need your help!

Parent drop off and pick up are going very well and we appreciate your patience and flexibility while we continue to make improvements.

Reminders...

  • Please do not arrive early for morning drop off. Drop off begins at 8:55am and we do not have adult supervision outside before the bell rings. If you arrive before that time, students should remain in the vehicle until staff are present.
  • We are asking for those picking up, to not arrive until 3:25pm. Please keep in mind, our students are still in class until that time. Back up onto Hilllendale has been occurring due to parents/guardians arriving early (between 3:00-3:20). Reminder, parent pick up goes until 3:55pm. HINT: There is no line at this time. :)
  • In order to get as many cars into the parking lot, please pull up as closely as possible to the car in front of you.

New to Mill Valley Elementary

Meet Mrs. Setzke - Interventionist

Hi All! My name is Mary Beth Setzke. I live in the town of Waukesha with my husband Dave, and our four year old Australian Shepard, Leo. We have two boys, Christopher and Jonathan, who are still in school working on their PhD. I retired from teaching first grade this past June at McKinley Elementary in Wauwatosa.

I love to ride my road bike, camp, travel, and read! I just could not stand to be away from kids, so I’ve decided to join you all on a part time basis as an interventionist aide. I’m looking forward to meeting and working with you all at Mill Valley!

Meet Ms. Krutz - General Aide

Hello my name is Taylor Krutz. I graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran High School and continued on to study Clinical Psychology at Lakeland University. I am still in the process of acquiring my degree and have always loved school. This makes me even more excited to be able to help children learn, grow, and show them going to school can be fun! In my free time I am currently a volunteer coach for the cheer team at St. Jacobi Lutheran School. I also love to go on walks and bike rides with my dog CJ. I also spend a lot of free time with my parents, 3 sisters, and 4 nieces and nephews. I am so excited to start this new journey with Mill Valley Elementary. And cannot wait to see what the future holds!

Meet Mrs. Kin - General Aide

Hello, My name is Heidi Kin. I am a First Grade Aide. I live in Wind Lake with my husband Tony and three children. My oldest, Owen is 11 and attends Lake Denoon. My daughter Isabella is 9 and attends Lakeview along with my youngest Noah who just started Kindergarten.

We love to spend any free time outdoors. We enjoy bike rides, walks, gardening, snowmobiling and ATV/UTV trips.

I am so happy to be a part of this great school!

Are you looking for part-time employment? We are in need of Guest Aides.

We partner with Teachers on Call to fill our open positions for guest teachers and aides. Guest aides support teachers in the classroom and supervise lunch and recess. Please apply online at www.teachersoncall.com or call 1-800-713-4439.

  • Flexible schedule - work when you want
  • Great pay and other perks
  • Share your skills and make an impact
  • Prior teaching experience not required

Picture Retake Day - Wednesday, October 14th

Did you miss school pictures today?

No worries! Picture retake day is Wednesday, October 14th from 9:30am - 11:30am for those who were absent.

All orders will be placed online through this LINK. Scroll down past the Access Key link to "select from list" and search for Mill Valley Elementary.

Virtual Learning Newsletter

Virtual Learners...HERE is your Newsletter!

Picture Day: Tuesday, October 6th from 4:30pm - 7:00pm

at Mill Valley Elementary. Enter door #1.

HERE is the link to sign up for a picture time.


Lunch service will be available to virtual families who elect to have meals provided.Families will continue to receive weekly surveys to request meals for the following week. Please submit all surveys no later than Friday. If you have any questions about the food service program, please contact Chrissy Koerner, Food Service Director at 262-971-1790 x4522 or via email at chrissy.koerner@muskegonorway.org.

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Mill Valley Spirit T-Shirts

Get your Mill Valley Spirit T-Shirt NOW! They are only $10 and come in all sizes (including adult sizes). They are the perfect addition to your wardrobe and you can show off your school spirit EVERY Friday sporting your Mill Valley Pride. Every Friday students are encouraged to wear their MV Spirit Wear. Join the FUN and get yours TODAY! Just email Mill Valley PTO at millvalleymuskegopto@gmail.com

Amazon Smile

Want an easy way to help support Mill Valley?

We have found you the easiest way to contribute to our school by simply shopping on Amazon! Mill Valley PTO is NOW registered for Amazon Smile!

Make sure to adjust your account to choose Mill Valley PTO as your charitable organization and then, .5% of all purchases will go directly to the PTO at NO cost to you!

Click on the link to start donating: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/38-4122154

You shop. Amazon GIVES.

•Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.

•AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.

•Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com.

Thank You

Thank you to everyone who was able to join our 1st virtual PTO Meeting last night! We look forward to meeting with you again next month on Wednesday, October 14th @ 6:00pm.

Don’t miss out on any exciting news by joining our Mill Valley PTO Facebook page. Join TODAY! Here you will be able to connect with other families, find out what’s happening within our school, and how you can get involved! Plus, we are always hosting fun giveaways. CLICK HERE.

WOLF TRACKS - Upcoming Events

10/09: Drive In Movie & Food Truck (TBA)

10/14: PTO Meeting

10/19-10/30: Virtual Book Fair

10/26: Cheesecake Fundraiser (Gourmet Delights)


Check out all our upcoming events for the first half of the year on the 2020 MV PTO Calendar.

Muskego and Community Events