Mill Valley Weekly

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Hello Mill Valley Families,

At Mill Valley, we strive to partner with families to support students by making a school to home connection. Our goal is to improve communication to parents on how well their child is learning. Our first step was to ensure that all students at Mill Valley Elementary set personalized goals in reading and math. Next, we need to ensure that these goals and action steps are clearly communicated to parents.

Please take this survey to let us know how we are doing to communicate how well your child is learning (student reading and math goals). The survey takes less than 1 minute per student.

Thinking Students...Changing the World!

Robin Schrot, Principal

Michelle Plaushines, Interim Associate Principal


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Mill Valley All School Sing - Friday, December 20th, 2019

Please join us for our All School Sing on Friday, December 20th at 3:00pm in the gym.

Parking will be available on the blacktop area starting at 2:30pm. Door #12 by the gym will also open at 2:30pm.

Mill Valley's Winter Concert - January 23rd, 2020

Performance Times in the Mill Valley Gym

9:30 AM-- All Kindergarten & 1st - 4th grade students will perform. We invite parents of students with last names beginning A-J to attend this performance & ALL kindergarten parents

(kdg does not perform in the PM concert)

2:15 PM-- 1st - 4th grade students will perform. We invite parents of students with the last names beginning K-Z to attend this performance.

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Holiday Movie Night and Cookie Exchange

WHAT: Holiday Movie & Cookie Exchange

WHEN: 6:30 pm on Friday, December 13th

WHERE: Mill Valley Gymnasium (enter through door #12)

We are also asking families who would like to participate in a cookie exchange to bring their favorite cookies in a disposable container (or wrapped). Then, you are welcome to take home someone else’s cookies. Families are encouraged to bring gluten-free and nut-free options too. Cookies will be clearly marked indicating these options. Any leftover cookies will be donated to local nursing homes for their holiday enjoyment.

We are looking for a few volunteers to help with this event. We would greatly appreciate your time. Please email MV PTO if you are interested.

Spreading Holiday Cheer

Your student can send someone a little extra holiday cheer this season with a Candy Cane Gram!

Candy Cane Grams will be for sale before school and during lunch the week of December 16th-20th. All Candy Cane Grams are $1.00!

A Candy Cane Gram includes a personalized gift tag filled out by the student and a flavored candy cane. Your “Gram” will be delivered to the designated classroom at the end of each day (or the following morning)!

Hump Day Treats...Volunteers Needed

There are a lot of opportunities for you to sign up once we get back from Winter Break!

Sign up HERE!

Wolf Tracks: Upcoming Events

Dec. 13th: Holiday Movie Night and Cookie Exchange

Dec. 16th - 20th: "Candy Cane Gram" sales before school and during lunch

Jan. 8th: PTO Meeting, "Hot! Hot! Hot!"

Jan. 17th: Open Gym at Mill Valley

Jan. 23rd: Family Night Out - Matty's

Make sure to check out our PTO Event Calendar for upcoming family friendly events!

Don’t miss out on the FUN!

October Meeting Minutes: Read here

Attendance Matters

The holiday season can be a stressful time for both adults and children. Stress can decrease our ability to fight off illness thereby increasing our absences from school. Here’s an article from VeryWell Family about Preventing Holiday Stress and Anxiety in Children.

Please Check the Lost & Found

Is your child missing a glove? Sweatshirt? Water bottle? Lunchbox?

Check out the Lost & Found when you are here for the Movie Night or All School Sing.

Warrior News & Events

Teachers On Call

Make a difference and join Teachers On Call as a substitute today. Teachers On Call provides substitutes, paraprofessionals, and classroom aides to school districts, including Muskego-Norway! You can start the application process today by visiting their website.

Thank You

Thank you to the Muskego Lions Club volunteers who helped facilitate 287 vision screenings this week!