The Patriot Press

SEPTEMBER 2021

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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, Assistant Principal - 9th Grade

Mr. Brad Millard, Assistant Principal - 10th Grade

Mrs. Michaela Wragge, Assistant Principal - 11th Grade

Mr. Andy Pinkall, Assistant Principal - 12th Grade

Mr. Steve Throne, Assistant Principal - Athletic Director

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Linda Poole

Dave Anderson

Stacy Jolley

Amanda McGill Johnson

Mike Kennedy

Mike Pate

IMPORTANT DATES

September 6 - 7 - No School

September 11 - ACT @ Millard South

September 23 - Sophomore Screenings 8:00 - 11:30

September 28 & 30 - Extended PT


Oct 21st: AWA and Practice ACT

No School for 9th and 12th Grade

10th and 11th Grade, testing begins at 8am and will dismiss at the conclusion of testing.


Mar 22nd: ACT and PreACT

No School for 9th and 12th Grade

10th and 11th Grade, testing begins at 8am and will dismiss at the conclusion of testing.


**Please see the Assessment Email sent on Aug 17th with all Assessment Information

Bell Schedule

Monday Bell Schedule


Block 1 = 8:45 - 10:12

Block 2 = 10:18 - 11:42

Block 3 = 11:48 - 1:45

*1st Lunch = 11:48 - 12:20

*2nd Lunch = 12:16 - 12:48

*3rd Lunch = 12:45 - 1:17

*4th Lunch = 1:13 - 1:45

Block 4 = 1:51 - 3:15


Tuesday - Friday Bell Schedule (Pride Time Day)

Block 1 = 8:00 - 9:35

Pride Time = 9:41 - 9:51

Block 2 = 9:57 - 11:28

Block 3 = 11:34 - 1:38

*1st lunch = 11:34 - 12:06

*2nd lunch = 12:05 - 12:37

*3rd lunch = 12:36 - 1:08

*4th lunch = 1:06 - 1:38

Block 4 = 1:44 - 3:15

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

NEED TO REACH US?

Main Office = 402-715-8268

Attendance Office = 402-715-8255

Counseling Office = 402-715-8436

Registration Questions? Call 402-715-8300

Parent Access Line = 402-715-8000

Computer Issues: Contact the MS Tech Department = 402-715-8298


EMERGENCY? 911

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PATRIOT PRIDE MONTHLY DRAWING:

Each month there will be a drawing from a list of students names that teachers have submitted for displaying acts of the Patriot Way. A few have been selected for perfect attendance and good grades.


Congratulations to our August winners:

Hannah Fronce

Tanner Fuller

Haley Geringer

Elly Hartin

Faith Heine

Kadyn Herrera

Nathan Jensen

Abigail Johnson

Katelyn Jurgensmeier

Karly Krull

Austin Landmark

Shayleigh Leeper-Martinez

Emma Madej

Allison McKee

Miles Petersen

Anna Pinkall

Isabella Sangimino

Kaitlynn Self

Izabella Short

Dylan Wiese

STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS - 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR

President - Vivian Kaldahl - 12th

Vice President - Ben Jackson - 11th

Secretary - Larissa Johnson - 11th

Sergeant-at-Arms - Josephine McPhaull - 10th

Community Service Officer - Phoenix Nehls - 11th

Public Relations Officer - Abby McGaughey - 12th

Interpersonal Relations Officer - Ellie Martin - 12th

School Board Representative - Pamela Abelekpor - 12th

District 8 Representative - Avery Hlivko - 10th

MOBILE FOOD PANTRY

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OMAHA SMARTCARDS

The Millard South Patriot Pride Marching Band members are selling discount cards for $20.00 each and now have Local and National deals via an app. Contact Darren Myers at ddmyers@mpsomaha.org for more information.

DRAMA SNEAK PEAK

10th GRADE HEALTH SCREENINGS

Dear Millard Families,

In accordance with the Nebraska State Statute, #173 NAC 7, the Millard Public Schools is required to conduct non-diagnostic health screens to all enrolled 10th grade students. The purpose of the screening is to identify any possible health concerns and provide feedback to the student’s parents/guardians for follow up. The screenings measure the following: height, hearing, vision, weight, and dental health. Please see the attached Department of Health and Human Services document to learn more.

High School Screening Dates:


Millard South: September 23, 2021 - 8:00AM - 11:30 AM

Millard North: September 22, 2021 - 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Millard West: September 29, 2021 - 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM


If any student’s screening reveals a concern, the parent/guardians will be notified in writing within 30 days. For questions or concerns, please contact the District’s Head Nurse, Mrs. Katie Kintzle at (402)715-6322 or via email at kakintzle@mpsomaha.org .


Click here for more information.

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2021-22 Bus Information

Parent Pay Transportation for the 2021-22 School Year. Click HERE for form.

Free/Reduced Transportation for the 2021-22 School Year Click HERE for request information.

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MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES


Safe2Help 531-299-7233
www.safe2helpne.org

24/7 trained crisis counselors who can assist students, parents and community members with school safety related concerns. Information can be submitted anonymously. The information can be related to harmful, dangerous or violent activity(or even a threat of activity) that is directed at schools, students or staff members.


Nebraska Family Helpline 1-888-866-8660

The Helpline is supervised by licensed mental health professionals and is a service of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services provided by Boys Town.


Methodist Hospital Emotional Support Hotline 402-815-8255 (TALK)

Available daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


This service is a way for people to reach out and connect with someone who can help find solutions for managing stress, anxiety and other challenges. The support line is staffed by licensed professional counselors from the Methodist Hospital Community Counseling Program. The counselors can assist callers who may be experiencing feelings such as: fear, anxiety, sadness, depression.


Behavioral Telehealth Consultation Clinic

UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) is offering up to TWO FREE behavioral consultation sessions in English or Spanish. This service is available to families regardless of insurance coverage. To schedule an appointment call 402-559-6408 and state you are interested in scheduling with the free telehealth consultation clinic.

ANNUAL ASBESTOS LETTER

Click here to see the annual asbestos letter to parents, students and staff of Millard South.

PARENT ACCESS LINE

MILLARDPAL@MPSOMAHA.ORG

402-715-8000

Do you need your Synergy ParentVUE login and password? Call or email the Millard Parent Access Line.