Mustang Express

September 13, 2022

Dear Parents,

You already know that Safety and Security are our top priority, even if it takes a little extra time.


  • Please be aware that every time you visit our school, you will be required to show your driver’s license and check in at the front office.
  • Every individual will need to ring the doorbell, one at a time, and remember to close the door behind you and not hold the door for anyone.
  • We may limit the number of people in the front office and vestibule as necessary.


Please mark your calendar and plan to attend your child’s Parent Night:

Monday, September 19, 6-7pm: Pre-K, KG, 1st, 2nd & ECSE

Tuesday, September 20, 6-7pm: 3rd, 4th, & 5th & LS


Please note the following schedule:

Bell Rings/Students Allowed In Instructional Areas: 8:25 am

Announcements: 8:45 am

Class/Instructional Hours: *8:45 am- 4:10 pm

*Students arriving after 8:45 am will be tardy


Parents, please remember that rolling backpacks should not be used at Millsap or on the bus due to safety and space considerations.


We are so excited to have our Mustangs back at Millsap! This is going to be another amazing year!


Joy Dauphin, Principal

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NOTICE TO PARENTS

As a parent of a student at a campus receiving Title I funds, federal law allows you to ask for information about the certification of your child’s teacher. You also have the right to request information about the qualifications of a paraprofessional providing direct services to your child. If you would like to receive this information, you may contact Tameka Pressley at 281-897-1349.

AVISO A LOS PADRES

Como padre o madre de un estudiante en una escuela que recibe fondos del Título I, la ley federal le permite pedir información acerca de la certificación del maestro de su hijo. Usted también tiene derecho a pedir información sobre las cualificaciones de un ayudante de maestro o paraprofesional que brinde servicios directos a su hijo. Si usted desea recibir esta información, puede comunicarse con Tameka Pressley llamando al 281-897-1349.

Car Rider Line Reminders

A few reminders regarding car rider safety guidelines:


  • Please refrain from using Ravensway Center Drive - it is a private road and not open to thru traffic
  • Do not use a cell phone while in a school zone, this includes a school parking lot when loading or unloading is taking place or your car is moving
  • Stay in the lane directed to by a staff member
  • Students must enter and exit the vehicle on the passenger side
  • In the morning, wait for a signal from a staff member to exit the vehicle
  • A car rider tag is required to pick up your student (unless a note has been written for the day)
  • Students without a transportation badge attached to their backpack will be sent to the front office to check out
  • Car rider line closes promptly at 8:45. Starting at 8:45 you must park and check your student in at the front desk.


Thank you for helping us have a safe car rider line. 🙂

DADS! Save The Date!

Watch D.O.G.S. is coming back to Millsap!


Mark your calendar for October 4th for a fun Information and Sign-Up Night!

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Counselors' Corner

We are so happy to see all of you. We are fortunate to have two counselors, Samantha Gregory and Cynthia Lopez. We would like to take the time to explain a few things that we have the pleasure of doing. The biggest component of the day is taking care of the students’ counseling needs. This includes: classroom guidance lessons done on a monthly basis; small group counseling; and individual counseling. We absolutely love working with children and their parents. Other programs that are done through the counseling department is Credit by Exam testing, Horizon (G/T) testing, EB Testing and programming, Mentors, and Community Engagement.


As school counselors, we also can help with connecting to community resources. One community resource is the Houston Food Bank. The Houston Food Bank allows for us to serve as a liaison for a program called Backpack Buddies. We send home canned and nonperishable foods home weekly in a backpack. If you are in need of this program, please call us at (281)897-4470. Other resources include outside therapists, church ministries, school supplies, backpacks, etc.


When in doubt, please call or email for any assistance. We look forward to working with you and your family.


“Cypress Fairbanks ISD is Bringing Out The Best in every student! Please look here for more information about our new Character Education Program: https://www.cfisd.net/Page/7582 .”

Transportation Change Information

  • Transportation changes should be made in writing by sending a letter which includes the name of the child, the teacher, the date, and the signature of the parent/guardian.


  • Only emergency changes should be made through email to the Millsap email address, or by fax. Transportation changes that are emailed to Millsap must include the student's name, teacher name, date of transportation change, and a copy of the parent's ID. Any transportation changes and/or pick-ups after 3:15 pm require approval from an administrator.


  • Please be aware that access into the building can be a slow process due to the check-in requirements. We encourage everyone to please plan at least 5-10 minutes to go through our check-in process. All adults will need to provide their driver’s license or legal identification card. There will be no exceptions. Even VIPS and other parents who come frequently will have to show their ID each time they enter the building.
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PTO Information

Everyone is welcome to attend our first PTO meeting of this school year!

September 21st at 7pm in the Millsap Library.


**Home Room Parents Needed**

If you're interested in volunteering as a home room, parent please fill out the form below. We're looking for two volunteers per teacher. The sign up will close on 9/16/22. In the event more than two volunteers sign up for the same teacher, a drawing will be held during our first PTO meeting on 9/21/22. Emails will be sent to our home room volunteers on Thursday 9/22/22.

Our First Sponsor!

Special shout out to our first Blue Level Business Sponsor David Hageman at Century21! Thank you for providing umbrellas for our staff that assist with car rider line!


Own a business or know a business that would be interested in joining our new sponsorship program? Scan the QR code for the different levels of sponsorships available at Millsap!

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THE BIRTHDAY MARQUEE IS BACK!

Make your child’s birthday extra special by having their name showcased on the Millsap Marquee located in the front of the school for everyone to see!


Birthday names will be changed out every Friday (unless otherwise noted) and displayed for a week for all to see & celebrate. There will 5 spots available each week for Millsap Birthday Wishes.


Due to limited availability, we suggest to reserve your child’s marquee spot ahead of your child’s birthday. If your child's Birthday week is filled, consider the week before or after. Does your child have a summer Birthday? Consider celebrating their name on the Marquee on their Half Birthday!


The cost is $15 for each Birthday Name.

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Student Chromebook Info:

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