Millridge Elementary Newsletter

Thursday August 31st, 2023

Dear Millridge Families

We have (almost) successfully completed our second week of the school year, and our Millridge Staff is delighted to see the enthusiasm and engagement of our students. Our students are working hard, have settled into their learning environments, and are building friendships and community with students and teachers. It is wonderful seeing students enjoying the process of learning, and building community. As we settle into our routines, it is important to reflect on the progress we’ve made and look forward to the exciting opportunities ahead!!

We want to thank our families for all YOU have done to make our first week of school successful. It is so wonderful seeing so many of you during arrival and dismissal, and was equally as wonderful meeting so many of you at Meet the Teacher, and our Orientations for New Students and Kindergarten. We are looking forward to seeing our entire school community together at our Wildcat Welcome Back event!!

We would like to give a warm, Millridge welcome to our new staff at Millridge this year!! Join me in welcoming:

  • Ms. Maggie Donovan- 3rd Grade Teacher
  • Mrs. Cheri Rich – 4th Grade Teacher
  • Miss Bri Kljun – 3-5 Intervention Specialist
  • Mr. Tyler Kobus – Paraprofessional
  • Ms. Bianca Claudio - Paraprofessional
  • Ms. Pam Schutt - Lunch Support
  • Ms. Meghan Dougherty - School Psychologist
  • Ms. Emily Washington - Speech and Language Pathologist

We look forward to another productive and enriching week at Millridge!! Thank you all for your continued support and partnership in making our school a thriving educational community!

Many thanks,

Ali Ciccone, Principal

Jaci Swango, Assistant Principal

Looking Ahead

September 4: Labor Day - NO SCHOOL

September 11: Picture Day

September 13: Wildcat Welcome Back Night 6-7:30p (see below)

September 13: Book Fair + Ice Cream Social Hosted by PTG at Wildcat Welcome Back Night

September 20: PTG Meeting 7p at Millridge

September 22: No School - Staff PD Day

September 25: No School - Yom Kippur

October 3: Donuts with Grown-Ups Hosted by PTG 7:15-8:00a (details coming soon)

October 4: Donuts with Grown-Ups Hosted by PTG 7:15-8:00a (details coming soon)

October 5: Donuts with Grown-ups Hosted by PTG 7:15-8:00a (details coming soon)

October 11: PTG Meeting 7p at Millridge

October 13: No School - NEOEA Day

October 23: No School - Teacher Work Day

October 26: PTG Skating Party 6:00p

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Take a look at what went on this week!

Ask your student about our pumpkin patch!

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Picture Day Information

Dear Millridge School Parents and Guardians,

Picture Day is Monday, September 11th at Millridge School
Save time and Preorder your photographs on the Ripcho Studio webpage before Picture Day, by clicking on the "Order Online" button below.
You can also choose to print the flyer by clicking the "Download Flyer" button below. Fill it out and return it to the school on Picture Day with your selected payment method enclosed.

NOTE - Parents who have multiple children will need to place a separate prepay order per child.

We look forward to seeing your smile this upcoming Picture Day !

Thank you,
Ripcho Studio

Order Online

Download Flyer

Car Tags

Hello Mustang families,

Welcome to the 2023-24 school year! We would like to initiate our typical car tag process for parent pick-up. Please fill out this sign-up form ONLY IF YOU ARE PICKING UP YOUR CHILD AT THE END OF THE DAY in the car line, on a REGULAR BASIS during the school year. If your child takes a bus home, or will get picked up for an appointment every so often, then you do not need to get a car tag. We have changed car tag colors for the new school year so your tags from last year ARE NO LONGER VALID.

The survey questions below enable you to type in the names of multiple children in the family who will need a car tag. There will be one/two car tags per family (per your request), and one car tag for each student's backpack in the family. If you have one child in your family, you only need to fill out the first three questions. Additional questions are for additional children in the family.

***NOTE: If your child has a new teacher with no name listed yet, please put NEW as your homeroom teacher's last name.

Pick up of car tags will be in our lobby area on Thursday and Friday, August 24th and 25th during your scheduled meetings with your child's teacher. Materials will be clearly labeled and placed on tables in the main lobby for families to pick up.

If you have any questions, please contact our main office at 440-995-7250.

Be well!

Millridge Staff Welcome Back 23 24

Late Arrival: After 8:15 am

We encourage all of our students to arrive at school as close to 8:00 AM as possible. Please note that any student who arrives after 8:15 AM will only be able to enter through the main doors, and will need to be escorted by an adult to be signed in for attendance and safety purposes.
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Important Information: Annual OLR Updates

OLR Update for all students - Beginning July 1st

Please update each student's OLR (online registration) in Infinite Campus prior to the start of school. Even if there are no changes you must go through each screen for each student to verify all information is current. This process is not complete until you press the submit button. This needs to be complete for students to engage on their 1:1 devices and participate in field trips.

Annual Update OLR (

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Clinic News

If your child will require medication during the school day or has a health condition that will require special care during the upcoming school year, click on this link: Student Health Services. Along the right side of the page will be forms to download and print for your student’s specific needs. After these forms have been completed by you and your healthcare provider, they can be returned to the school with your child, drop them off at the main office, or you can email them to Please have all forms and medications at the school by 8/28/23 so that your child is all set for the first day of school.

Food Service Information

The national, free schools meals have ended. Households must apply for free or reduced-priced meals. The free reduced meal application is also used to determine eligibility for free or reduced school fees and/or P-EBT benefits. Please complete an application if you are interested in applying for any of the above benefits. Applications can be submitted online by logging into your Parent Portal (Infinite Campus) and clicking on More-Meal benefits. You can click on the link below for more info:

Mayfield Food Service

September Lunch Menu

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Before + After Care Information

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Stay Connected with Us!

Please feel free to reach out if you need anything:

Ali Ciccone, Principal:

Jaci Swango, Assistant Principal:

Melissa Gamiere, School Counselor:

Megan Dougherty, School Psychologist:

Sheri Valentino, School Secretary:

Sue Lyczkowski, School Secretary:

Patty Ulizzi, Health Care Paraprofessional:

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We are Millridge Elementary School, home of the Millridge Mustangs! We serve approximately 600 students in grades K-5th from the Highland Heights and Mayfield Heights Communities. We consider ourselves a family, and work to ensure our students feel safe, welcome, and ready to learn!