The Patriot Press

May 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

May 3-14 Advanced Placement Exams

May 18 Honors Night/Senior Art Show - 7:00pm

May 19&20 Finals

May 20 Seniors Last Day

May 21 Last Day of School - 1/2 day - REMOTE CHECK-IN

May 24 REMOTE CHECK-IN

May 28 Graduation Rehearsal @ UNO Baxter Arena - 11:30am

May 29 MS Graduation @ UNO Baxter Areana - 5:00pm

Extended PRIDE TIME Dates and Schedule

May 18, 2021


PRIDE TIME SCHEDULE

Block 1 - 8:00am - 9:24am

PRIDE Time - 9:30am - 10:04am

Block 2 - 10:10am - 11: 34am

Block 3 - 11:40am - 1:48pm

Block 4 - 1:54pm - 3:15pm

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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SEMESTER TWO FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE


Finals will be given on the final two full length days of the semester using our normal schedule for this year. The seniors last day is Thursday, May 20th. 9th-11th graders will have a ½ day on Friday, May 21st.


Wednesday, May 19th - B Day Exams

Thursday, May 20th - A Day Exams

Friday, May 21st - A & B Day w/11:30 AM dismissal.


LAST DAY SCHEDULE

A1 – 8:00 – 8:22 AM

A2 – 8:27 – 8:49 AM

A3 – 8:54 – 9:16 AM

A4 – 9:21 – 9:43 AM

B1 – 9:48 – 10:10 AM

B2 – 10:15 – 10:37 AM

B3 – 10:42 – 11:04 AM

B4 – 11:08 – 11:30 AM



On Friday, we will run all 8 classes with 22 minute periods. Use this time to give out and report final semester grades, collect any outstanding books/materials, and take care of any remaining end of year details. Due to the extremely short blocks, students must be kept in class for the entire block. Lunch will NOT be served.

Remote Student Materials Check-in - Friday, May 21 and Monday, May 24

If you are a remote student and need to return supplies you may do so the following days and times.


Friday, May 21, 1:00-3:00 PM

Monday, May 24, 1:00-3:00 PM


You will return all supplies to your teacher's classroom.

MEDICATIONS IN THE HEALTH ROOM

The school will not store any medications over the summer break. If your student has any medication/s in the health room, it will be sent home with them during the last few weeks of the school year. All medication needs to be picked before the end of the school day on May 21, 2021. Any medication that is not picked up by this time will be appropriately discarded. If you have any questions, please contact the school nurse at 402-715-8266. Thank you.

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

Millard North: September 24, 2021

Millard West: September 29, 2021


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.

CONGRATULATIONS!


These students have been elected to be part of the Millard South Student Council for the 2021-2022 school year. The Awards and Induction Ceremony will be held on May 13th at 7:00pm.


Freshmen

Chastin Fredericks

Mia McLaughlin

Gabriella McPhaull

Adam Pugh

Kindric Robinson

Zachary Stoj

Tate Williams


Sophomores

Robby Baker

Kara Carlson

London Dixon

Avery Hlivko

Kaia Kohles

Austin Landmark

Alexa Leiting

Josephine/Jo McPhaull

Ariah Robbins


Juniors

Aliscyn Hammond

Ben Jackson

Larissa Johnson

Allison Kilzer

Phoenix Nehls

Vincent Rotolo

Aubrey Sause

Alyssa Schenk

Zach Vanicek


Seniors

Pamela Abalekpor

Vivian Kaldahl

Ellie Martin

Abby McGaughey

Sophia Nkwocha

Jayden Smith

Ondrey Valentine

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR

All new students must register

at www.mpsomaha.org

Select “Click To Enroll”

If you have questions please call

Centralized Registration at 402-715-8700

You will need the following documents to register your student. These documents can be uploaded in the registration or emailed to enrollment.helpdesk@mpsomaha.org

1. Certified Copy of the Student’s Birth Certificate

2. Student’s Immunization Records

3. Family Proof of Residency

4. Any Legal Documentation Related to the Student

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Graduation Cap and Gowns

Graduation Cap and Gown distribution will be Thursday and Friday, May 6 and 7. Make sure all your PLPs and surveys are complete.
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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

MILLARD PAL@MPSOMAHA.ORG

402-715-800

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