The Patriot Press

January 2020

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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



January 17, 2020 - College and Career Fair 7:45am-10:30am

January 20, 2020 - MLK Day - NO SCHOOL - Staff Development Day


Is your child struggling to make it to school every day?

Does it seem like this has become more of a habit? Click for more information about school refusal.


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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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.

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.

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January 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 December winners:

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

Allison Brooks, Addyson Christensen, Travis Cloyd, Alexander Coghill, Liv Dobiasch, Peyton Hizer, Jessica Hua, Matthew James, Abby McGaughey, Miranda Pritchard

#Students displaying Acts of #TPW are:

Eric Golden, Ella Hoskins, Lucie Masirika, Joe Rock, Aubrey Sause, Marha Staffens, Alondra Vega Munoz, Lilly Wand, DaRay Wilburn

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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December 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.