The Patriot Press

November 2020

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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, President

Dave Anderson, Vice President

Stacy Jolley, Secretary

Amanda McGill Johnson, Treasurer

Mike Kennedy, Board Member

Mike Pate, Board Member

IMPORTANT DATES

November 25-27 Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL

TEMPORARY BELL SCHEDULE

Monday Temporary Bell Schedule

Block 1 = 8:45 - 10:07

Block 2 = 10:13 - 11:34

Block 3 = 11:40 - 1:48

*1st Lunch = 11:40 - 12:12

*2nd Lunch = 12:12 - 12:44

*3rd Lunch = 12:44 - 1:16

*4th Lunch = 1:16 - 1:48

Block 4 = 1:54 - 3:15


Tuesday - Friday Temporary Bell Schedule

Block 1 = 8:00 - 9:35

Block 2 = 9:41 - 11:12

Block 3 = 11:18 - 1:38

*1st lunch = 11:18 - 11:50

*2nd lunch = 11:54 - 12:26

*3rd lunch = 12:30 - 1:02

*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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E-LEARNING DAY


Now that cold weather has arrived, we need to be ready for snow! There are two options that could be selected with inclement weather days. We need to be ready for either an eLearning Day or a 2-Hour Late Start.


Utilize the Inclement Weather Page (click here)



High School ( 4 hours per snow day) eLearning Day


Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

60 minutes per day

Each scheduled course in a block schedule, follow A Day/B Day in the A/B Block




2-Hour Late Start

Schedule


Blk 1: 10:00 - 10:56

Blk 2: 11:02 - 11:58

Blk 3: 12:04 - 2:13

Lunch 1: 12:04 - 12:36

Lunch 2: 12:36 - 1:08

Lunch 3: 1:08 - 1:40

Lunch 4: 1:40 - 2:13

Blk 4: 2:19 - 3:15

PATRIOT PRIDE MONTHLY DRAWING

Each month there will be a drawing from the list of student names that teachers have submitted for displaying acts of the Patriot Way. See here for the whole list of nominated students.


Congratulations to our October winners: Quentin Bauer, James Benson, John Birdine, Austin Chase, Jena Dinslage, Ling Geek, Leilanie Hernandez, Joseph Kaipust, Dasan Levene, Brian McGinnis , Aidan Miller, Abbigail Moseke, Samantha Oliver, Harvey Pectol, Rachel Reynolds-East, Derrick Rigg, Sydney Sayles, Jayden Smith, Evan Urick, and Lauren Wick.

STUDENT RECOGNITION

Throughout the year, we like to recognize students who have excelled in one endeavor or another. If you know of someone who has excelled in any activity or community contribution, please email Kathy Cinotto @ kcinotto@mpsomaha.org
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SENIOR CAP AND GOWN ORDERS

It's NOT too late. Order your cap and gown now. You can bring your order form to School Traditions at 12100 West Center Rd., Bel Air Plaza, Suite 901. #402-733-0300. Order order on line at Jostens.com.
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Fall Sports Highlights


Boys Tennis

Carter Eastridge and Talik Runge 8th Place State Medalists


Cross Country

State Qualifiers: Abbie Smith, Julia Mclain, Madeline Kunz, Amanda Davis, Delaney Catron, Izzy Escobar, Ally Seevers, Sienna Mckeighan, Kaia Kohles, Isaiah Rasmussen, and Dalton Heller


Softball

District Runner-Up


Volleyball

District Runner-Up


Girls Golf

State Qualifier: Ella Haakinson


Football

Currently in playoffs

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MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Children's Respite Care Center

A collaboration between Millard Public Schools and Children's Respite Care Center to provide therapy to students during school hours. Reach out to the school social workers for more information or to complete a referral.

Shelley Boyd (A-K) 402-715-8490

Mindy Kneifl (L-Z) 402-715-8473


Your Life Your Voice 800-448-3000 or text “Voice” to 20121

www.yourlifeyourvoice.org

24/7 trained crisis counselors to assist young people with various issues & emotions that may include abuse, anger, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, stress, thoughts of suicide or self-harm, etc.


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

MILLARD PAL@MPSOMAHA.ORG

402-715-800

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