*Bold Items are Events for Parents/Community Members
February: I Love to Read Month (see below) & Dental Health Month
Feb. 1: Early Out at 1 p.m.
Feb. 3-4: Give Kids a Smile (see below)
Feb 6-10: National School Counseling Week
Feb. 10: 4th Grade Wax Museum (see below)
Feb. 12: Community Snowshoeing Event Noon-4 p.m. at Sonnenberg's Trails
Feb. 13: 100th Day of School
Feb. 13: ECFE Science Night at 6 p.m.
(Postponed) Feb. 13: JH/SH Band Concert at 7 p.m. (postponed)
Feb. 14: Valentine's Day
Feb. 14: Winter Walk to School Day (weather depending)
Feb. 15: Junior Class & Parents After-Prom Party Meeting 6 p.m. at Mills Lanes
Feb. 16: Kindergarten Sing National Anthem at Boys Basketball (between JV & Varsity)
Feb. 17: Kindergartenen Field Trip to Dentist
Feb. 17: Random Act of Kindness Day
Feb. 20: Snow Makeup Day from 12/14 (Presidents Day)
Feb. 21: NYM Pre-Kindergarten Registration Night 6 p.m. (see below)
Feb. 22: School Bus Driver Appreciation Day
Feb. 24: BIO Girls Food Drive (bring a donation for the food shelf & wear a hat for the day)
Feb. 24: End of Elementary Trimester
Feb. 27: School Board Meeting at 5:30 p.m. in HS Media Center
Feb. 27: ECFE Dad Night 6 p.m.
Feb. 27: JH/SH Band Concert at 7 p.m.
Mar. 2: Read Across America Day
Mar. 6-10: NYM High School Spring Week
Mar. 7-9: NY Mills Spring Scholastic Book Fair
Mar. 8: Junior Class & Parents After-Prom Party Meeting 6 p.m. at Mills Lanes
Mar. 9: Early Out and Parent/Teacher Conferences
Mar. 10: Kids Heart Challenge Kick-off (more information to come in March)
Mar. 17: St Patricks Day
Mar. 24: Kids Heart Challenge Final Celebration (more information to come in March)
Mar. 27: School Board Meeting at 5:30 p.m. in HS Media Center
Mar. 27: JH/SH Choir Concert at 7 p.m.
April 3-May 12: MCA Testing Window
April 4: School Librarian Appreciation Day
April 5: Early Out
April 7: No School
April 10: Snow Makeup Day from 12/15
April 26: National Administrative Assistant Day
April 29: Prom
February: I Love to Read Month!
Feb. 1: Scheduled Early Out
Feb. 3-4: Give Kids a Smile
Feb. 10: Fourth Grade Wax Musuem
Mark your Calendars for the NYM Fourth Grade Wax Museum! This year's wax museum will be on Friday, Feb. 10 in the Activity Center. Visit the museum between 9:30-11:00 and again from 1:00-3:00.
When you enter the Biography Museum, each student will be dressed as their character in their own little staging area, they will have a backdrop, and some props to display for their character. Press the “Magic Pretend Button” to hear a 1-minute speech about their character!
The Fourth Graders have been working hard on their biographies to prepare for the Wax Museum. Hope to see you there!
Feb. 12: Community Snowshoeing
Feb 13: 100th Day of School!!
Feb. 13: ECFE Science Night
Feb. 14: Valentine's Day
The High School Student Council will hold its traditional Valentine's fundraiser. Students can purchase valentines that will be delivered Tuesday afternoon by Student Council members. Valentine's sales will start soon.
Feb. 14: Winter Walk to School
Feb. 15: Juniors and Parents After Prom Party Meeting
Feb. 16: Kindergarten Sing National Anthem
Feb 17: BIO Girls Hats On Food Drive
On Friday, Feb. 17, the BIO Girls will be running a food drive for the NYM Food Shelf. They are asking NY Mills staff and students to bring a donation (money or food) for the food shelf. All those that support the food drive can wear a hat for the day!
Feb. 21: Pre-Kindergarten Registration Night 6 p.m.
March 6-10: NYM High School Spring Week
Monday – Pj Day
Tuesday – Soccer Mom vs BBQ Dad Day
Wednesday – Beach Day
Thursday– Rodeo Day
Friday – Anything but a Backpack Day
*Nothing bigger than a large backpack
Congratulations to Mrs. Hotakainen for being named NYM Teacher of the Year
Thank you to our Amazing Paraprofessionals!
Downhill Ski Interest Survey
ANDES TOWER HILLS TRIP
GROUP TRIP INTEREST SURVEY (for 5th through 12th grades)
Would you like to have fun skiing or snowboarding with your friends? This is your chance to sign up for a group trip to Andes Tower Hills in Kensington, MN. We would need a minimum of 10 paid participants for the group rate. At this time we are just gathering names of those who would like to go. Everyone would need a Lift Ticket at $30 and bus cost at $10 = $40. These prices are optional depending on what you would need to rent: Ski Rental $10, Snowboard Rental $20, Helmet $8
If you are interested, please talk to your parents and have them sign up in the District Office. We will contact you via email if we get enough interest and then get a trip together. It would be on Saturday, February 25th and the hours are 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Snow Make-Up Days
Note from the Health Office
To help prevent the spread of illness:
- Encourage your child to wash their hands.
- Ensure your child gets adequate sleep each night.
- Provide a water bottle for your child to use at school to keep him/her well-hydrated.
- If your child is ill or is not feeling well, please keep him/her home.
- If someone within your household tests positive for COVID, please keep all students that live in that house at home. Call the Health Office 385-4216 for further guidance.
Pink Eye - MDH no longer requires schools to exclude students with pinkeye. This was changed in 2019.
Fevers - Students should be fever-free (without the use of medications) for 24 hours before returning to school.
Strep Throat - Your child will need to be on antibiotics for at least 12 hours before returning to school.
Mr. Salo wins State Conservation Award!
Tiple A Winners!
Notice from the Elementary Office:
If your child needs a change in their afterschool plan, a parent or guardian must call the office no later than 2:50 p.m. Changes that come in after 2:50 p.m. will not be guaranteed.