The Patriot Press

November 2021

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MISSION STATEMENT

Building upon the proud tradition of our diverse community at Millard South High School, we guarantee each student develops and demonstrates personal, social, and academic excellence through world-class opportunities while creating a family of Patriots.

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Mrs. Heidi Weaver, Principal

Mr. Matt Geerts, Assistant Principal - 9th Grade

Mr. Brad Millard, Assistant Principal - 10th Grade

Mrs. Michaela Wragge, Assistant Principal - 11th Grade

Mr. Andy Pinkall, Assistant Principal - 12th Grade

Mr. Steve Throne, Assistant Principal - Athletic Director

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Linda Poole

Dave Anderson

Stacy Jolley

Amanda McGill Johnson

Mike Kennedy

Mike Pate

IMPORTANT DATES

November 24th - 26th - No School - Thanksgiving Break

December 1st - Winter Pep Rally

Bell Schedule

Monday Bell Schedule


Block 1 = 8:45 - 10:12

Block 2 = 10:18 - 11:42

Block 3 = 11:48 - 1:45

*1st Lunch = 11:48 - 12:20

*2nd Lunch = 12:16 - 12:48

*3rd Lunch = 12:45 - 1:17

*4th Lunch = 1:13 - 1:45

Block 4 = 1:51 - 3:15


Tuesday - Friday Bell Schedule (Pride Time Day)

Block 1 = 8:00 - 9:35

Pride Time = 9:41 - 9:51

Block 2 = 9:57 - 11:28

Block 3 = 11:34 - 1:38

*1st lunch = 11:34 - 12:06

*2nd lunch = 12:05 - 12:37

*3rd lunch = 12:36 - 1:08

*4th lunch = 1:06 - 1:38

Block 4 = 1:44 - 3:15

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

NEED TO REACH US?

Main Office = 402-715-8268

Attendance Office = 402-715-8255

Counseling Office = 402-715-8436

Registration Questions? Call 402-715-8300

Parent Access Line = 402-715-8000

Computer Issues: Contact the MS Tech Department = 402-715-8298


EMERGENCY? 911

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PATRIOT PRIDE WINNERS OCTOBER 2021

Each month there will be a drawing from the list of student names that teachers have submitted for displaying acts of the Patriot Way. See here for the whole list of nominated students.

OCTOBER WINNERS

JASMIN ATKINSON

YESENIA CASTRO CASTANEDA

LESLIE CHAVEZ

LOGAN FERRIN

NICHOLAS HARDING

ANDY HUA

BROOKLYN JONES

LONAN KELLY

MIRANDA KELLY

DILLON KREIFELS

SKYLER LINDEMAN

ANNA NGUYEN

JAILEY ROBINSON

RYLEE SCHROEDER

JACKSON SLADER

RYAN WATTERSON

GALAHAD WILKEN

DYLAN WIESE

ETHAN ZEZULKA

MAKENNA ZIMMERMAN

Patriots Pride Marching Band Pass and Review Concert

Date: Sunday December 5, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM

Where: Millard South Main Gym

Air Force Junior ROTC Spaghetti Feed

Millard South Air Force Junior ROTC is having a spaghetti feed on November 13, 2021 from 4:30 - 7:00 PM at the Millard American Legion Post 374, 13913 S Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68137(next to the Amazing Pizza Machine). Cost is $8.00 and all proceeds go to fund the AFJROTC Military Ball.

MOBILE FOOD PANTRY

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Millard Public Schools Job Opportunities

Are you or someone you know looking for a rewarding job? Do you love kids? Want to do something meaningful each day? We are hiring for most positions!


Things to like: Flexible hours – great for parents/students, variety of hours, no weekends, great pay, summers off for many positions, family-first place to work.


Come SHINE with us at Millard! #SHINEwithMPS

Craft Fair

Jingle 2021

Support Your School!

If you want to help kids succeed and make a meaningful difference, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Join us for Jingle 2021 – funds raised from this event will directly benefit the Millard School district.

How can you make a difference?

Purchase a ticket and come “kick off the season” with us or purchase a ticket for a teacher. You can get more information and buy tickets here: https://www.classy.org/event/jingle-2021/e354913

Need to get in the mood for the holidays – click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9go0V1tB2eM

DIVERSITY COUNCIL STAFF BOOK CLUB

Diversity Council staff book club had a visit from famed speaker, Columbia University Professor and New York Times Best Selling Author Dr. Christopher Emdin. He spent close to 45 minutes with our staff visiting about his book, Ratchetdemic, and taking Q&A from our staff members and even recorded a message for our Diversity Council students about being their authentic selves. It was a very successful and fun event for our staff book club.

2021-22 Bus Information

Parent Pay Transportation for the 2021-22 School Year. Click HERE for form.

Free/Reduced Transportation for the 2021-22 School Year Click HERE for request information.

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MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES


Safe2Help 531-299-7233
www.safe2helpne.org

24/7 trained crisis counselors who can assist students, parents and community members with school safety related concerns. Information can be submitted anonymously. The information can be related to harmful, dangerous or violent activity(or even a threat of activity) that is directed at schools, students or staff members.


Nebraska Family Helpline 1-888-866-8660

The Helpline is supervised by licensed mental health professionals and is a service of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services provided by Boys Town.


Methodist Hospital Emotional Support Hotline 402-815-8255 (TALK)

Available daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


This service is a way for people to reach out and connect with someone who can help find solutions for managing stress, anxiety and other challenges. The support line is staffed by licensed professional counselors from the Methodist Hospital Community Counseling Program. The counselors can assist callers who may be experiencing feelings such as: fear, anxiety, sadness, depression.


Behavioral Telehealth Consultation Clinic

UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) is offering up to TWO FREE behavioral consultation sessions in English or Spanish. This service is available to families regardless of insurance coverage. To schedule an appointment call 402-559-6408 and state you are interested in scheduling with the free telehealth consultation clinic.

ANNUAL ASBESTOS LETTER

Click here to see the annual asbestos letter to parents, students and staff of Millard South.

PARENT ACCESS LINE

MILLARDPAL@MPSOMAHA.ORG

402-715-8000

Do you need your Synergy ParentVUE login and password? Call or email the Millard Parent Access Line.