The Patriot Press

December 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

Mr. Brad Millard, 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


December 4 Winter Pep Rally

December 14 ACT @ Millard South

December 19 A day Final Exams

December 20 B day Final Exams

NO SCHOOL December 21, 2019-January 5, 2020 WINTER BREAK

January 6, 2020 is an A-day - SECOND SEMESTER BEGINS


When students miss too many days of school, they fall behind and struggle to keep up with their classmates. Whether the days missed are due to illness, truancy or for any other reason, the end result for the student is the same — learning time is lost. Children and adolescents will get sick at times and may need to stay at home, but we want to work with you to help minimize the number of days your student misses school. More details are covered in the Health, Education, and Attendance for Life flyer that is linked here.

Semester One Final Exam Schedule

Semester One Final Exam Schedule for December 19th & December 20th

December 19th - A Day Final Exam

December 20th - B Day Final Exam

For weather cancellation plans please click here.


The Patriots Care Pantry is a FREE Resource for Patriot families in need. The Pantry is open every Friday from 3:20pm-4:00pm in Room 229. It is completely ANONYMOUS.

The pantry is always in need of any of these items. If you wish to donate, you can bring the items to Millard South High School. Student Council would also like to send "thank you" notes so please include your name on a sticky note. THANK YOU!

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Calling All Juniors Seeking Paid Internships!

Are you a junior looking for career experience in a paid internship? The application site for Intern Omaha is now open through December 20, 2019. Apply at Intern Omaha began last year as the Youth Business Community Internship Program, giving students the opportunity to gain career experience in paid internship positions. Salaries for these internships range from $9 to $16 an hour! Interested in what this program offers? Check out the video below.

Video LInk


Join the Millard South High School Cheer and Dance teams on January 25th for their annual cheer and dance clinic!

Click here for more information.

SENIOR PICTURES for 2020 Yearbook

Please check this list to make sure the yearbook staff has your graduate picture for the 2020 Millard South yearbook. If you don't see your name on the list, the yearbook staff will be in touch with you or you can stop by and see Mrs. Mertl in Rm. 129/130.

Order your 2020 Yearbook!

Order your 2020 Patriot Yearbook soon!

$70 (Oct. 19 – Dec. 20) Official list in February Newsletter

Pre Orders end December 20

Extras may be available for $75 at the time of distribution.

Click here for your order form.

ACT Testing Dates and Test Registration Deadlines

Don't forget to register for the February 8th, 2020 Saturday ACT at! The registration deadline is January 10th. Remember, a boost of just a few points can qualify you for thousands more in college scholarship dollars!

Click here for the test dates and registration deadlines.

All juniors will take the state mandated ACT test on April 21, 2020.

November Patriot Pride Student Drawing

Each month there will be a drawing from the Patriot Pride box. Teachers have nominated students for displaying acts of the Patriot Way. Here is list of nominees.

Congratulations to our November winners:

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

Benjamin Bartholow, Joni Beauchamp, Kaden Boge, Lydia Bruckner, Delaney Catron, Miranda Kelly, Brian McGinnis, Ian Schmidt, Kinzie Sipp and Mark Stewart.

#Students displaying Acts of #TPW are:

James Baltes, Bailey Beecher, Angel Gupioc Valdivia, Lexi Hanson, Kohl Herbolsheimer, Will Keller, J.J. Latenser, Tripp Musil, Suzy Osborne-Schmelzer, A.J. Siragusa

Student Recognition

Throughout the year, we like to recognize students who have excelled in one endeavor or another. If you know of someone who has excelled in any activity or community contribution, please email Kathy Cinotto.

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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.

2019-2020 Booster Club Pass Information

For additional information,

email or go to

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

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November Round of Applause Winners

Congratulations to the staff recognized for “Going Above and Beyond!” Staff members submitted names to be entered into the monthly faculty meeting drawing.

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Annual Asbestos Letter

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

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.