The Mills Messenger

Every scholar matters and every moment counts!

Tonya S. Clark, Principal

Gerardo Hernandez, Assistant Principal

Sharri C. Zachary, Assistant Principal

Mission Statement

The mission of Roger Q. Mills Elementary School is to provide a quality education for ALL students that supports academic achievement, promotes integrity, builds healthy self-esteem, embraces intrinsic motivation, and encourages successful study habits. Our goal is to develop college-ready students who will be contributing successors in our communities and beyond.

Grades K - 5 Reading & Writing

K-2 Literacy Laureate

Ace K-2 Literacy Training! This week’s session is scheduled for Tuesday, January 19th at Pease ES from 4:15- 5:45 PM. Class coverage will be provided for teachers attending this training. See you there!

Grades 2-5 Math

3 - 5 Math Teachers

ACE Carnegie Learning Mathematics Academy! The next session is scheduled for Saturday, January 30th at the Haskell Building from 8:30a - 12:30p. Register in SchoolNet using course #1000002859 Participants will be compensated for their attendance.

**Grade 2 Math Teachers may also attend.

Library Spotlight

Accelerated Reader/Earning by Learning 1,000 Quiz Challenge


Along with the points our students have been earning, if collectively the campus passes 1,000 quizzes between January 11-March 25, which is the EBL designated 11 weeks spring session, the student who earned the most POINTS during that time period will win a bike. (They will also be using their points to buy their prizes during the six week awards ceremony.)


AR--Nuts & Bolts

RLA teachers have administrator rights to their classes--by logging in you can reset locked out students, deleted quizzes, review reports, etc. (I believe that any students locked out will automatically be reset by the system the following day.)


AR can be accessed through the Mills homepage www.dallasisd.org/mills (look for the Renaissance place logo.) log-ins were set to be first initial, last name, then mills1 as the default password.



Dallas Museum of Arts presents Chris Grabenstein Fast-Paced Fun Reads

Sunday, January 31, 3:00 p.m.

Horchow Auditorium

Ticket prices: Public $15, DMA Member $10, Students & Children $7

FOR TICKETS, purchase online at DMA.org/tickets or call 214-922-1818.


Please view the link for more information:

https://drive.google.com/a/dallasisd.org/file/d/0Bxi26mOza3uTTFdnQi1SSjNxRVk/view?usp=sharing

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Monday, January, 18, 2016 -NO SCHOOL


Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  • 4:15 - 5:45p K-2 Literacy Laureate @ Pease MS
  • PLCs during planning period: K-1 in Rm 310, 2-5 Reading in Rm 310, 2-5 Math in Rm 318
  • Happy Birthday Ms. Gerardino "Ms. G."!!


Wednesday, January 20, 2016

  • Grade level meetings with your team (grade level business and collaboration -facilitated by team members)
  • Clark OOO (PM)


Thursday, January 21, 2016

  • SST meetings KC, 1B, 2C, 2D, 3C, 3D, 4C, 4D, 4E, 5C, 5D

Friday, January 22, 2016

  • Tornado Drill
  • VIP Jaguar Party
  • 5:00p Lesson plans due in Google drive
  • Happy Birthday Ms. Lard!!