Friday Focus

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Next Week is Staff Appreciation Week!

Monday: Flip Flops & Freeze Pops

Superhero shirt (or spirit shirt), jeans & flip flops

Tuesday: Soda Bombs & Chips

Jeans and professional dress top

Wednesday: S'More Bar

Jeans and college shirt

Thursday: Breakfast for Champions

Jeans and professional dress top

Friday: Cook Out

Jeans and school shirt

Staff STAAR Lunches!

Wednesday, May 4th, 12pm

Ms. Britton's Room

If interested in ordering lunches during STAAR, please turn in money and order forms to Lauren by Wednesday, May 4!

Upcoming Dates

Monday: 5/2

6th Grade STAAR Logistics Training during planning

Tuesday: 5/3

Team Leader

Miller Walking Club

Wednesday: 5/4

4th Grade Performing Arts Night – 5:30 – 7:30

Thursday: 5/5

Summer School Registration 5:30-7:30 Miller Library

Progress notes go home

SDC Meeting

Friday: 5/6


Director for Instructional Technology

Congratulations to Mrs. Pam Lowe as our Director for Instructional Technology. Pam graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Education Degrees in Curriculum and Instruction and Instructional Technology from Houston Baptist University. Pam began her teaching career in Alief at Landis Elementary as a first grade teacher in 1996. She also taught kindergarten, served as an interventionist, ESL specialist and Language Arts/Social Studies Specialist at Youens Elementary. Pam’s current role with Alief is as the Primary Language Arts Coordinator. She has served in this role since 2013. Pam has extensive knowledge in the area of technology being effectively used in the classrooms. Pam's knowledge, commitment and work ethic will be a tremendous asset to our overall instructional program.

Elsik HS Principal

We are very pleased to announce the naming of Ms. Tina Elzy, currently an Elsik HS API, as the next principal for Elsik HS. Ms. Elzy is the current Associate Principal of Instruction (API) for Elsik High School. She has served in this role for the past 2 years. Before becoming the API for Elsik, she served as an assistant principal at Taylor High School for one year. Prior to serving our students in Alief, Ms. Elzy came to us from Houston Independent School District, where she was a Teacher, Instructional Supervisor and Dean of Instruction for 17 years.

Ms. Elzy holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Secondary Mathematics Education from Southern University A&M College in Baton Rouge, LA and a Master of Education Degree from Texas Southern University in Houston, TX. There is no question she will be an asset as the next leader of Elsik HS and continue building upon the strong foundation already established.


Last Day for In-district Transfers

The last day for in-district transfers is June 16, 2016. Employees must complete an Administrator/Certified transfer application through Winocular.

Last Day to Resign

Certified staff members (e.g. teachers) must submit a written resignation letter on or before July 7, 2016 to avoid the possibility of having their educator certification sanctioned.

Show your Maverick Pride!

For the remainder of the school year, any day that you wear a Miller Maverick Spirit shirt, you can also wear jeans!

Ride with Pride!