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Jake Jorgenson, Principal at Millburn Middle School

Backpack Items:

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Lakes H.S. Math Fair for 3rd-6th Grades

Millburn Madness Online Auction Fundraiser

PTO Family Fun Run Registration, Information

PTO Family Night at MES

PTO Bookfair Digital Payment Option, FAQ's on eWallet

PTO Kids Resale – Pricing guidelines, Registration form

PTO Crafting Day Out 4/6

Echo Day Camp

Red Apple Preschool Letter and Registration

Grayslake PD Volleyball 3rd -8th

Warren Township Cheer and Poms

Gurnee PD Camps, Soccer, Spring Break, Swim Lessons

WTGS Softball

Important Dates:

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3/8-9 Choir Organization Contest

3/8-9 Wresting State

3/10 Daylight Savings - Spring Forward One Hour

3/11 BOE at MMS 7pm

3/12 NJHS Notification by this date

3/12 PTO at MMS 7pm

3/12 7th Grade Planning for 8FC 7:45pm at MMS

3/13 Spring Choir Concert at MMS 7pm

3/15 Theme Dress Day - Baseball Team

3/21 NJHS Induction Ceremony 6pm

3/22 Theme Day - Shorts and T-shirts

PTO News:

o Family Fun Night

o Spirit Wear

o Fun Run

o Scrapping Day

o Kids Resale

o Book Fair - Elementary

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Family Fun Night - Animal Show

*6:15 Doors Open: Find a seat, get a snack, donate outgrown spirit wear, preview Millburn Education Foundation's teacher auction

*6:45-7:30: Animal Quest Presentation

*7:30 See the Animals up close and take a coloring sheet home

Come experience this interactive and exciting show for the entire age spectrum

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Spirit Wear

Want to swap out Spirit Wear your children may have outgrown for something new (to them)? Drop off a Spirit Wear Item and get a ticket for a different item at the Swap Shop. Don’t have any to swap? Join us at the Swap Shop – all items $5.00!

2 Spirit Wear Events:


Spirit wear will be dropped off at the below listed school activities. In addition, you can drop off items at MES or MMS in the front office or email to coordinate a pickup (before April 5). For every item donated to the recycle drive, your will receive a ticket for our “Swap Shop” for the exclusive shopping time.


-PTO meeting (March 12 at 7pm at MMS)

-Family Fun Night (March 15 from 6:30-8pm at MES)


Swap Shop

Saturday, April 6 at MMS in conjunction with the Millburn Family Fun Run. Exclusive shopping time from 8-9am for those who donated and received a ticket. Remaining items go on sale from 9:30-11am for $5 per item.


Kids Resale

Now Seeking: Additional sellers for our upcoming MILLBURN KIDS RESALE! Feel like earning some extra money? Start collecting the clothes and toys your kids have outgrown - then turn your collections into cash by selling them at the Millburn Kids Resale! It's a great way for you - and your kids - to clean out the closet, garage, basement, and attic! All early registrations received are automatically entered into a drawing to win 75% of your proceeds instead of the standard 50%. Registration forms can be found on the PTO website ( and in the virtual backpack. Registration forms are in the virtual backpack too.

Would you like to come early and shop the Millburn Kids Resale BEFORE the doors open to the public? Make your selection from great name brand items at fantastic prices from 3:15pm to 4pm on Opening Day of the sale! The PRESALE is an invite only event for volunteers that help out either before, during or after the sale. We are very flexible with the hours and opportunities to volunteer. If there isn’t a time or date that works for your schedule, please contact us to make arrangements.

Please follow this link to view opportunities:

If your availability is different than the suggested times, please let us know. We are happy to help!

If you have any questions contact us at: