The Patriot Press

May 2019

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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, 9th Grade

Mrs. Michelle Klug, 10th Grade

Mrs. Michaela Wragge, 11th Grade

Mr. Andy Pinkall, 12th Grade

Mr. Steve Throne, Athletic Director

Board of Education

Mr. Mike Pate

Mrs. Linda Poole

Ms. Amanda McGill Johnson

Mr. Dave Anderson

Mr. Mike Kennedy

Mrs. Stacy Jolley

Dr. Jim Sutfin, Superintendent

May Upcoming Events

May 6-17 Advanced Placement Exams

May 9 & 10 Cap and Gown Distribution

May 21 - Seniors Honors Night/Senior Art Show 7:00PM

May 21-22 Senior Final Exams

May 22 - Seniors Last Day

May 24 - Graduation Rehearsal

May 25 - MS Graduation @ UNO Baxter Area 9:00AM

May 29 - B Day Final Exams for 9, 10 & 11 graders

May 30 - A Day Final Exams for 9, 10, & 11 graders

May 31 - Last 1/2 day of school for 9th, 10th & 11th grades


Last Day of School

May 31 is the last day of school

1/2 day for students - morning only

Breakfast served/NO lunch served

Dismissal for high school is 11:30AM

Dismissal for middle school is 11:15AM

Dismissal for elementary is 12:00 noon

Friday, May 31st - A&B Day Schedule

A1 - 8:00 - 8:22AM

A2 - 8:27 - 8:49AM

A3 - 8:54 - 9:16AM

A4 - 9:21 - 9:43AM

B1 - 9:48 - 10:10AM

B2 - 10:15 - 10:37AM

B3 - 10:42 - 11:14AM

B4 - 11:08 - 11:30AM

Nurse's Notes

Millard South High School will not store any medications over the summer break. If your student has any medication/s in the health room, it will be sent home with them during the last few weeks of the school year. All medication needs to be picked before the end of the school day on May 31, 2019. Any medication that is not picked up by this time will be appropriately discarded. If you have any questions, please contact the school nurse at 402-715-8266.

Thank you

10th Grade Screening for Next School Year

In accordance with the Nebraska State Statute, #173 NAC 7, the Millard Public Schools is required to conduct non-diagnostic health screens to all enrolled 10th grade students. Millard South is scheduled for September 18, 2019. Click here for more information.

Meeting with the Mayor

Laura Spieler and Abbey Dyer presented to the mayor, with their group, a PSA video on suicide and depression.

Calculus: The Musical! and 2019 UNO Calculus Bee

On April 4, twenty one students attended Calculus: The Musical! at the Baxter Arena, sponsored by the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Office of General Education and Dual Enrollment. Following the musical, students participated in the 2019 UNO Calculus Bee. Finalist from Millard South were Vivian Nguyen, Hannah Pokharel, Ivy Smolinski and Brenna Wright.

Patriot Pride Student Drawing

Congratulations to this month's winners!

#Tyler Antoniak, #Corrine Barham, #Cameron Bennett-Selph, #Jasmine Cruz, #Shane Foote, #Blake Heywood, #Deikun Iwen, *Kellie Jacobsen, #Haley Johnson, #Nyasia Jones, #Cody Kerfoot, #Austin McCasland, #Vivianna Metzler, #Juan Carlos Meza, #Kenley Montagne, #Carly Renken, #Areli Salazar, #Garrett Spencer, #Megan Wardell, #Elijah, Wright

*Students with perfect attendance, no referrals for behavior, and good grades.

#Students displaying Acts of #TPW

This is a complete list of April Patriot Way CONTESTANTS.

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Athletic Booster Club

The Millard South Booster Club is a great organization that helps support Millard South athletics. We are always looking for additional members who promote Millard South with pride and enthusiasm. For additional information, call the Activities Office.

2018-2019 Booster Club Pass Information

For additional information,

email or go to


Stay up to date on all senior deadlines by visiting the senior website!


Staff Extra Mile Award

Parents, students or school employees may nominate a Millard South staff member for this award. Those nominated must go above and beyond what would be expected. Nominations can be submitted by clicking on the link below and is also on the Millard South website. Please tell why this person deserves this award. Give examples of how the individual goes above and beyond his or her normal duties. Awards are presented at the end of the school year.

Click here to vote

Round of Applause!

Congratulations to the staff recognized for “Going Above and Beyond!” Staff members submitted names to be entered into the monthly faculty meeting drawing. This is the list of names of ALL staff members from April's drawing.


Parent Access Line Messaging Options

Locked out of IC and the MPS App? Reach out to your PAL! The Parent Access Line for login and password help for the MPS App and Infinite Campus. 402.715.8000 and

Want to keep up with your student’s grades online? Call your PAL, the Parent Access Line, for your login and password for the MPS App and Infinite Campus. 402.715.8000 and

Need your login and password information for the MPS App and Infinite Campus? Your PAL has it! Get in touch with the Parent Access Line today at 402.715.8000.

Project Harmony

Project Harmony is holding sessions for parents, caregivers and educators on how to protect children from online dangers. Online Behavior will be presented on May 9 and November 18.

Online Safety will be presented on August 8. Space is limited; to register, visit and click on the training calendar under the training tab.