Mustang Minute

September 20, 2019

Topics

  • Parent Nights for 1st-5th
  • Attendance Week Theme Week (NEW)
  • PBIS Fundraiser
  • Millburn Webstore
  • 2019-2020 Yearbook Order

  • MBAC

  • ONEderful Kids (NEW)

  • Communication

  • Upcoming Events (Updated)

  • EPIC News (Updated)

  • Virtual Backpack

Parent Night

Thank you for everyone who came to Parent Night! Please reach out to your child's teacher any time you have any questions or concerns.

Attendance Week - Theme Days

Attendance Week was a success! We averaged an attendance rate of 97.58% as a school!


Please find a flyer for next week's Theme Days below. We encourage all students and staff to participate.

PBIS Fundraiser

MMS and MES are teaming up for a fundraiser to help support our PBIS program at Millburn.



Our Little Caesars® Pizza Kit Fundraiser!


It’s Pizza!Pizza! ® time! Time for you, your friends, and your family to get your Little Caesars

® Pizza Kits! Have them on hand for quick dinners, parties or entertaining! Buy several Kits and

stock your freezers! Thanks!


All funds raised will go towards our PBIS programs


There are 2 ways to submit your order.


1. Turn in your completed order form (attached below) and payment to your school office: Please make checks payable to Millburn District 24. Fill out the top portion of your order form with your name and the best contact phone number (cell phones preferred).


OR


2. Pay for your order at PizzaKit.com. You will have the option to pay via credit card for

your entire brochure order, or just for your personal purchase.

Place your orders online and pay by credit card.


▪ Go to PizzaKit.com

▪ Click on ‘Products’, then click on ‘Shop’

▪ Select Ship My Order to the Group

▪ Enter Fundraiser ID # 373628

▪ Follow prompts to create your User ID

▪ Do not submit these orders on any Order Form you turn in to the office

▪ Online ordering questions? Call Little Caesars Customer Care Team

at (888) 452-5487 from 8:30am – 8:00pm EST


When: Wednesday, 10/2 Order form and payment due.


Be sure your order form is correctly tallied!


Double-check all rows and columns.


Late orders will NOT be accepted.


Wednesday, 10/16 3:30 - 7 pm Pick Up of Pizza Kits.


Where: Pickup will be at: Millburn Middle School (east gym). Pick up your Pizza Kits as soon as possible.


We will not be responsible for any Kits remaining as we do not have storage! Remember, if the products thaw they can be refrozen.


Questions: Please feel free to email Carol McGill at cmcgill@millburn24.net with any questions.

Millburn WebStore

The Millburn WebStore is available! Parents can now pay for activity fees, sports fees, and more! Simply go to store.millburn24.net to access the Millburn WebStore.


The Millburn WebStore and PushCoin Wallet have replaced Revtrak. Please do not make payments to RevTrak after today.


In the Millburn WebStore, you will have the option to make payments with a credit card, bank account, or for some items your child’s PushCoin Wallet. To add funds to your child’s PushCoin Wallet, go to www.pushcoin.com

2019-2020 Yearbooks

ORDER YOUR 2019 - 2020 YEARBOOK TODAY!! This year is going to be a great year and a MES Yearbook is a great way to remember your friends, classmates, and fun times. Order your yearbook for $12.75 . The prices will increase later this fall, so don’t wait. Yearbooks will be delivered to students before school lets out in June. Please find ordering information below and in the Virtual Backpack.

Millburn Before and After Care (MBAC)

Are you looking for supervision fo your child for before or after school? Millburn offers our own on site program for our Millburn families. We are currently accepting registration for this year's program. Please visit the our website for information on MBAC and registration forms. If you have any questions, contact Jimichael Slaby at jslaby@millburn24.net.


MBAC Information

ONEderful Kids

ONEderful Kids is a group for families with children who have type 1 diabetes. We will be meeting each month to discuss and share experiences. We will be meeting at Brainstorm in Lindenhurst. The address is 625 Bridgeport Terrace, Lindenhurst, Illinois. We will be meeting on Thursday, September 26th from 6:45-7:30. The October and November dates are coming soon! If you have any questions, please contact Meghan Konicki at konimf@gmail.com.

Communication

We encourage all families to reach out to us (teachers, administrators, office staff) if you have any questions or concerns you would like for us to address. We aim to make our school the best learning experience for your child and your input is valuable in making that happen. Do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are here to help!

Upcoming Events

9/23- PJ Day

9/24- Disney Day

9/25- Rainbow Day

9/26- Exercise Day

9/27- Jersey Day

Millburn Elementary Open Positions

Administrative Assistant to the Principal

12-month position

$13.95/Hour

Fully paid employee insurance for:
Medical
Dental
Vision
Life ($50,000)
Long-term Disability

15 paid sick days (accumulative) - 2 days can be used for personal business
10 days vacation
14 paid holidays
Participation in Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF); vested after 8 years

Qualifications:
Strong skills in: computer (Microsoft Word, Excel), verbal and written communication


Apply HERE

EPIC News

** General Assembly Meeting: Join us for our first General Assembly meeting on Monday, September 30th at 7:00pm in the MMS LRC. We will be giving general updates on EPIC, committee updates, information on upcoming events, and doing some brainstorming.



Amazon Smile: Do you use Amazon? Consider making your orders through Amazon Smile –Millburn EPIC will get a percentage of every order done in our name. See the virtual backpack for he easy instructions.


Crafting Day: Calling all Crafters! We still have space join us on Saturday, September 21st from 9am to 9pm at Millburn Middle School (east gym). Fee at the door is $30. See the virtual backpack for the reservation form. See vendors from Stampin’ UP, Rodan and Fields, Pampered Chef, Scentsy, and LuLaRoe. Lunch and Dinner is provided – (we do ask for you to bring a side dish to share).


Spirit Wear: Online Sale is now available. Order until September 27, with delivery early October! Don't forget ... spirit days are early release Wednesdays at school! https://millburn2019.itemorder.com

Box Tops: The Back-to-School Box Top Drive is underway with a due date of Friday, 9/27. Please send in all of the box tops that you have been collecting over the summer and help Millburn raise extra money! The classroom with the most box tops submitted will win a classroom party and there will again be a random winner of a $25 Target Gift Card (every 25 box tops submitted earns 1 raffle ticket). Collection sheets will be sent home soon.

Please start using the new Box Tops for Education App- it is so simple, download the app, scan your grocery receipt and if there are qualifying products that were purchased – you will instantly receive E-Box Tops!

Any questions about Box Tops? Email: boxtoplabels@millburnepic.com


Millburn Kids Resale: 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 EPIC website www.millburnEPIC.com and in the virtual backpack.

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 www.millburnEPIC.com


Fall Fest: Thank you to everyone who came out to Fall Fest last Saturday.



Upcoming dates:

September 21 Crafting Day MMS 9 – 9

September 30 EPIC General Assembly Meeting 7:00 MMS LRC



Questions or concerns contact us at millburnepic@gmail.com

Virtual Backpack

  • Theme Week Flyer
  • Amazon Smile
  • EPIC Spirit Gear

Mrs. Kari Gedville

Assistant Principal

Parent Resources