The Patriot Press

April 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

April 5-9 SPRING BREAK - NO SCHOOL

Extended PRIDE TIME Dates and Schedule

April 13, 2021

April 20, 2021


PRIDE TIME SCHEDULE

Block 1 - 8:00am - 9:24am

PRIDE Time - 9:30am - 10:04am

Block 2 - 10:10am - 11: 34am

Block 3 - 11:40am - 1:48pm

Block 4 - 1:54pm - 3:15pm

TEMPORARY BELL SCHEDULE

Monday Temporary Bell Schedule

Block 1 = 8:45 - 10:07

Block 2 = 10:13 - 11:34

Block 3 = 11:40 - 1:48

*1st Lunch = 11:40 - 12:12

*2nd Lunch = 12:12 - 12:44

*3rd Lunch = 12:44 - 1:16

*4th Lunch = 1:16 - 1:48

Block 4 = 1:54 - 3:15


Tuesday - Friday Temporary Bell Schedule

Block 1 = 8:00 - 9:35

Block 2 = 9:41 - 11:12

Block 3 = 11:18 - 1:38

*1st lunch = 11:18 - 11:50

*2nd lunch = 11:54 - 12:26

*3rd lunch = 12:30 - 1:02

*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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National Honor Society Raffle

Help raise money for NHS.


R a f f l e P r i z e s :

1. One set of 4 EXTRA tickets for graduation

2. 4 total activity passes: 2 adult and 2 student passes for 2021-22 school year

3. One Millard South sign

4. One surprise Patriot Post Gift.


Price of tickets for Raffle: $2 for one ticket, $5 for 3 tickets and $10 for 6 tickets.

Raffle Tickets will be sold the week of April 13-16 during school lunches.

Millard South High School Color Guard Auditions

Dates: April 26 - Basic Dance

April 27 - Basic Flag

April 28 - Routine

April 29 - Audition

3:30 - 6:00pm

Click here for more details and the flyer.

2021 Nebraska State Career Development Conference

The Patriots dominated this year's virtual Nebraska State Career Development Conference competition!

Congratulations to these students for their academic achievement at State DECA! International competition will be a mix of virtual and live throughout the month of April; we will not be traveling this year for this competition.

Scholastic Art Award Winners 2021




The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards were founded in 1923 and for nearly a century has inspired bold ideas in creative teens throughout the country. There were 2200 Nebraska entries. The students pictured below all won Honorable Mention or Silver Keys. Allison Brooks earned four Gold Keys, so her artworks will move on to be judged at the National competition in New York. Eathan Thach won a Silver Key for his portfolio of digital art. Here are a few examples of Eathan's work.

Pictured below: From left: Allison Brooks, Helen Corrigan, Skylar Palmer, Eathan Thach, Shayna Larson and Kaia Becker. Students not pictured: Nora Baquero-Cruz and Jackson Bayless
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American Mathematics Competition Results

Millard South students participated in the national American Mathematics Contest. Congratulations to the following students for their accomplishments: Skyler Roy - AMC 12 school winner Kylie Seeger - AMC 12 2nd place tie Ondrey Valentine – AMC 12 2nd place tie Will Cameron - AMC 10 school winner Katherine Finger - AMC 10 2nd place Austin Landmark - AMC 10 3rd place
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Congratulations Zane R. Frank!

Congratulations to Senior, Zane R Frank for becoming a Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans state scholar. Zane was awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Horatio Alger Association and will be attending the University of Nebraska at Kearney in the fall, majoring in Psychology. Way to go Zane!

Graduation Cap and Gowns

Graduation Cap and Gown distribution will be Thursday and Friday, May 6 and 7.
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Middle School Spring Softball Camp

We are proud to announce that our annual spring Middle School camp is back!! Come learn softball skills and have some fun at the Millard South varsity field (yes, outside!). Click the button below to register. We hope to see you there!
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2021-2022 New Student Registration is Now Open!


If you have a new student that will be attending Millard Public Schools for the 2021-22 school year, you may now register them. To register your new student to Millard please navigate to www.mpsomaha.org and select the Registration and Enrollment link. Completing your student's online registration for Millard South will allow us to send you important information regarding new student enrollment. If you have applied to attend Millard Public Schools using the Option Enrollment Process, you may not complete online registration until your student has been accepted. Option Enrollment approved students will be notified after April 1st.

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

MILLARD PAL@MPSOMAHA.ORG

402-715-800

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