Parks Press for Parents

Rosa Parks/Millbrook ISSDA

April 26-30, 2021

Our Vision: Every Student a Success!

Our Mission

The staff of Rosa Parks/Millbrook in collaboration with parents and community, will pursue excellence as we walk in our purpose to develop the whole child, academically and socially, and ensure that all students take responsibility for their learning and reach self-sustaining success.
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This week we will talk about being grateful, and ways to show gratitude at school. Please join us in discussing the very important character trait with your child at home. We focus on the article,

"How to Teach Children Gratitude: It's more than just saying thank you." By Amy Morin, LCSW. Here you find seven ways to teach gratitude at home. The article discusses each idea in detail. Click on the bullet point to access the article discussion on each idea listed.

We are truly grateful for your flexibility, support, encouragement, and persistence throughout this challenging year, and appreciate the opportunity to partner with you in helping to build your child's future academically, emotionally, and socially. #BeRPM

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Is your student returning to Face-to-Face instruction for the first time? Click the button below for access to the back to school edition for details and what to expect.

Special Edition: Face-to-Face Instruction

Click here for information about your child returning to school for Face-to-Face Instruction

This Week in Poetry @The Parks: Kinder and PreK students share during the morning announcements.

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#BePoetic: Poem In Your Pocket Day - Thursday, April 29

This can be done in a number of ways. It's easy to participate in Poem in Your Pocket Day from a safe distance. Here are some ideas of how you might get involved:

  • Select a poem and share it on social media using the hashtag #PocketPoem and #BeRPM.
  • Print a poem from the Poem in Your Pocket Day PDF and draw an image from the poem in the white space.
  • Record a video reading a poem on Flipgrid and submit it to your child's teacher.
  • Email a poem to your teacher, friends, family, or neighbor.
  • Schedule a video chat and read a poem to your loved ones.
  • Read a poem out loud from your porch, window, backyard or outdoor space.

Students who have a poem in their pocket to read will receive a treat.


Go to:

Select: Rosa Parks Millbrook LISD

Choose: the shirt color and size

Pay on-line

Shirts can be ordered through May 1, 2021.

The deadline for PreK and Kinder parents to open accounts for Dollars for College is Friday, April 30.

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The deadline for 1st and 2nd grade students to set up Family-Owned Accounts is Friday, April 30.


Enrollment is now open for all families to complete their child’s online registration for the 2021-2022 school year. Parents may either upload the required documents and complete their registration 100% online, or, after completing the online portion, families who are unable to upload their documentation may attend a socially-distanced in-person hybrid event.

To get started, collect the required documents and click the big orange button below. For additional information and instructions click the Enrollment image above for access to the enrollment/registration site.

For registration assistance, please email:

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Earth Day @The Parks: How do you Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Restore, and Replenish?

#Be Up-to-Date

April 26 Sixth 6weeks begins.

April 27 RPM Poetry Slam 6:00p.m. on Instagram

April 27 Dollars for College Parent Meeting (PreK and Kinder - 10, 2, or 6:00pm)

April 29 Poem in Your Pocket Day (Students receive a treat for having a poem in their pocket.)

May 1 Saturday Learning @The Parks

May 3-7 Teacher Appreciation Week

May 5 Cinco de Mayo

May 8 Saturday Learning @The Parks

May 18 STAAR Math Assessments (3-5)

May 19 STAAR Reading Assessments (3-5)

May 20 STAAR Science (5th grade)

May 17-28 Skating @The Parks

May 28 Field Day

May 31 Memorial Day (School/District and Campus Offices Closed)

June 4 Last Day of School

Yvonne M. Thornton, M.Ed.


Rosa Parks/Millbrook Information Systems & Software Design Academy


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“A hundred years from now it will not matter, what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove; but the world would be different because I was important in the life of a child.”

Forest Whitcraft