August 16, 2019
New MES School Hours: 7:55AM-2:25PM
PowerSchool/Homeroom Teacher (NEW)
2019-2020 Yearbook Order
Supply Drop Off/ Pictures
Parent Nights Building Updates (NEW)
Attendance Week 2018
Millburn Before and After Care Information
EPIC News (NEW)
Powerschool/ Homeroom Teacher
Parents may access Powerschool to view their child's homeroom teacher using the link below:
***If you have not yet registered, you will not be able to access Powerschool. Please register ASAP.
Don’t forget to check out the supply lists for the upcoming school year. There are lots of deals out there and I know many are eager to get supplies bought now. Follow the link below to see our district-wide list.
Supply Drop Off/Pictures
Tuesday, Aug. 20th, 4-6pm
18550 Millburn Road
Old Mill Creek, IL
On August 20th we invite families to come to MES to drop supplies off in classrooms, get school pictures taken and enjoy a EPIC Ice Cream Social. All events start at 4:00 and run until 6pm. Pictures will be in the East and West Gyms and EPIC will be set up in the Cafeteria. We will open doors to the building at 4:00 and you can choose what event you and your child would like to do first. Students with last names from A-L will take their picture in the East Gym. Last names from M-Z will be in the West Gym.
Millburn is using a Proof Program,
NO PAYMENT ON PICTURE DAY
No orders placed on Picture Day
Orders can be placed once the Proof Program Order Forms
are sent home with students, beginning of September.
***Early Childhood and SEDOL pictures will NOT be taken on August 20. EC/SEDOL pictures will be taken on September 5 during the school day.
Parent Night is an event that we hold for parents that allow teachers to discuss the curriculum for the year and classroom expectations. Here are the dates for Parent Night:
Kindergarten- August 19, 6:00-7:30 (Meet in Cafeteria)
1st-3rd Grade: September 16, 5:30- 6:45 (Meet in West Gym)
4th/5th Grade: September 16, 7:00-8:15 (Meet in West Gym)
MES Building Updates
New Stem Lab
Over the course of the year, our technology classes will begin to incorporate STEM learning with our students. This new environment will be a great asset in implemented these activities with our students.
Our west playground was updated to be more age-appropriate for our younger students.
Our school increased the number of security cameras both in the building and outside of the building. In addition, all of our busses will be equipped will cameras.
New Stem Lab
Attendance Week: Sept 9-13
We have officially signed-up for the Regional Office of Education’s Attendance Week competition where Lake County Schools compete for the highest attendance rate the week of September 9th. The Attendance Competition promotes improved school attendance at the beginning of the school year, and emphasizes the need to attend regularly to receive full educational benefits. This is in collaboration with Attendance Work’s in promoting Attendance Awareness Month.
We have done well the last few years, but we want to try and be first place this year in Lake County!
Millburn Before and After Care (MBAC)
If you are interested, please apply online using the link below.
Paraprofessional Position- APPLY
Upcoming Important Dates
KDG Parent Night
Monday, August 19 @ 6:00
MES Supply Drop Off/ Pictures
Tuesday, August 20
First Day of School
Wednesday, August 21Dismissal at 10:55
Keep an eye out – our new website and Facebook page will be live soon.
Supply Kit Pickup: Thank you to everyone who picked up your kits on Thursday. Please check your kick to make sure everything is in there before supply drop off. If you missed picking up your kit – you can pick it up in the Main Office at Millburn Elementary.
Ice Cream Social: Come see us at Supply Drop Off. We will have Spirit Wear, Car Magnets, Lockworks (pickup and a limited supply to sell), Committee information, Volunteer sign up and FREE Ice Cream.
Box Tops: Do you have an overload of box tops collected during the summer? You can drop them off at either school office. Please include your student’s name and grade. We will make sure they and their new classroom gets credit for it.
Crafting Day: Looking for some time away to work on your special craft project? Meet new crafting people? Join us on our next crafting day Saturday, September 21st from 9am to 9pm at Millburn Middle School (east gym). Reserve your space ($25) by September 15th – see the virtual backpack for the reservation form. See vendors from Stampin’ UP, Rodan and Fields, Pampered Chef, Scentsy, and LuLaRoe. Lunch and Dinner is provided – (we do ask for you to bring a side dish to share).
August 19 Ice Cream Social - Middle School Supply Drop Off
August 20 Ice Cream Social - Elementary School Supply Drop Off
September 7 Millburn Kids Resale Donation Drive MMS 9 – 11
September 14 Fall Fest Noon – 4:00
September 21 Crafting Day MMS 9 - 9
Questions or concerns contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org