Mill Valley Weekly

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Hello Mill Valley Families.


We have two fun events on the calendar for tomorrow night....MV Open Gym from 6pm - 8pm for all grade levels and 4th & 5th Grade Teen Center for our 4th graders, (at Bay Lane Elementary), from 7pm - 9pm. See all the details below.


We are so excited for our Winter Concert next week. There will be 2 performances based on your last name. Kindergarten classes will only be performing at the morning concert. The blacktop area and doors will be open at 9:15am for the 9:30am concert. We appreciate your cooperation in waiting until that time to ensure a safe arrival for all of our students. The doors will open at 2:00pm for the afternoon performance. Enter through door #12 by the gym. No need to check in.


PACKER DAY tomorrow! Wear your green & gold!

GO PACK GO!


P.S. Reminder ~ NO SCHOOL next Friday, January 24th. Professional Development day for our teachers.


Thinking Students...Changing the World!


Robin Schrot, Principal

Allyce Harris, Associate Principal

Michelle Plaushines, Interim Associate Principal

FRIDAY PAW PRINT WINNERS

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Mill Valley's Winter Concert - January 23rd, 2020

Performance Times in the Mill Valley Gym

9:30 AM-- All Kindergarten & 1st - 4th grade students will perform. We invite parents of students with last names beginning A-J to attend this performance & ALL kindergarten parents

(kindergarten does not perform in the PM concert)

2:15 PM-- 1st - 4th grade students will perform. We invite parents of students with the last names beginning K-Z to attend this performance.


Click HERE for a sneak peak of the performance program!

We're All in This Together..

This year’s winter concert theme is all about community and how we are there for each other. Mill Valley would like to help our Muskego Community by restocking the Muskego Food Pantry shelves. At Christmas time, there are many organizations collecting food for our community but after the holidays things tend to run short. Here at MV we are looking to help out our community throughout the year. Our gardens are a perfect example of that! We thought that we would once again ask for donations for the Muskego Food Pantry to be brought in on concert day. We will have bins available outside the concert for any donations that you are able to share! The Muskego Food Pantry is in need of the following specific items:


Non-perishable food items such as: any soup, mac-n-cheese, jelly, ketchup, mustard, beans, assorted veggies and fruits.


Toiletries such as: soap, shampoo, conditioner


Pet Food: cat and dog (there is a great need for this right now)


Anything that you can donate would be GREATLY appreciated and the Mill Valley Family is grateful that we truly are… ALL IN THIS TOGETHER!!!


See you on Thursday, January 23rd for the big show!!!!

4K & 5K Registration

Registration to attend 4K & 5K for 2020-2021 begins February 3rd for residents of Muskego-Norway School District.

For more information...

Click HERE for 4K

Click HERE for 5K


4K Parents ~ Please save the date for our 4K Parent Information Night at Bay Lane Elementary on Tuesday, March 10th from 6:00-7:00 PM.


5K Parents ~ Please save the date for Kindergarten Splash on Friday, May 8th. More details will be shared in April.

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Winter Concert RESERVED SEATING Raffle

Would you like to WIN 6 seats in the front row at this year’s winter concert on January 23rd? Getting a “good seat” for a concert can be tough, but not if you WIN them!

A flyer came home on Monday with your student including details.


Tickets are $1 each or $20 for 30 tickets. Please return tickets and money with your student to Mill Valley NO LATER than January 21st. Two winners, 1 winner for the 9:30 AM (All Kindergarten & 1st - 4th *Last Names A-J) performance and 1 winner for the 2:15 PM (1st - 4th grade *Last names K-Z) performance will be drawn on January 22nd. Winners will be notified on January 22nd.


Won’t need all 6 tickets? You can gift your remaining tickets to a fellow MV parent.

Mill Valley Open Gym ~ January 17th, 6pm - 8pm

Need a place to let your kids burn off some of energy? Join us for a fun filled night of activities in the Mill Valley gymnasium. This is a FREE event for all Mill Valley families. Also, Winter Concert Reserved Seating raffle tickets will be for sale!


Can’t make it? Mark your calendar for the next Open Gym on 2/21 and 4/17.

Parents of 4th Graders...

There will be a meeting on Wednesday, January 22nd at 5:30pm at Mill Valley in the Library to start planning for the 4th Grade Celebration. If you are interested in helping with planning the event, this will be an opportunity to provide your input!

If you are not able to attend the meeting, but are interested in helping, please email Laura Rozeski at lrozeski@gmail.com

Family Night Out - Matty's

Need a night off from cooking after enjoying your child’s beautiful singing at the winter concert? Don’t forget to come out to Matty’s Bar and Grill the evening of the concert January 23rd from 3:00-8:00pm to support your school! 10% of all proceeds will go directly back to the MV PTO to support our students and staff!


Mill Valley Talent Show - Friday, March 13th


Calling all Mill Valley Students! Do you have a talent that you would like to share with your friends and family? Well, here is your opportunity! Join us for a fun night to show off your skills and support your classmates!

Click HERE to fill out the registration form. Return it to Mill Valley no later than Friday, March 6th.

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Wolf Tracks: Upcoming Events

Jan. 17th: Open Gym at Mill Valley

Jan. 23rd: Family Night Out - Matty's


HUMP DAY TREATS - sign up HERE

(several open spots between now and spring break)


Make sure to check out our PTO Event Calendar for upcoming family friendly events!

Don’t miss out on the FUN!

December Meeting Minutes: Read here

Attendance Matters

Do what you can to keep your children healthy. Dress them warmly for the cold weather and make sure they’ve got hats and gloves. Encourage them to wash their hands regularly, and send them to school with a bottle of hand sanitizer. Please call Deanna Welsh, School Social Worker, 262-422-1131 If you are in need of winter gear.


Girls on the Run ~ 3rd & 4th Grade Girls

WHAT is Girls on the Run?

At Girls on the Run, we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. MV coaches lead small teams through activities, discussions and fun running games that gives them the opportunity to build confidence and healthy habits. At the end of the 10 week program, we will run a 5K together!


HERE are all the details!

Registration runs from February 1st - 6th. More information will be sent home with all 3rd & 4th grade girls next week.

Please contact Ms. Templeman at sydney.templeman@muskegonorway.org if you have any questions.

Warrior News & Events

TOMORROW NIGHT ~ 4th Grade Teen Center


January 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., there will be a special Teen Center for 4th and 5th graders only. The idea is to acquaint/familiarize 4th graders (and parents) with TC, but on a smaller scale. This is a free event and there will be concessions available for purchase. Parents are welcome to come in and watch the excitement. Any parents/adults will need to come in the front doors of Bay Lane Elementary and have their ID (driver's license) scanned. All students--including 4th graders--will enter at the upstairs entrance closest to Hilltop Drive (right of the main entrance). Students must present their student ID card (5th graders) or know their student number (4th graders) to check in.


This event includes a DJ, open gym, interactive video games in the auxiliary gym, ping pong and pool tables in the lower level, raffles and more!

WARRIOR WINTERIZER ~ January 31, 2020

We are excited to invite you to the Warrior Winterizer taking place 5:00-10:00 p.m. at Muskego High School on Friday, January 31, 2020. Tickets for dinner (provided by the Cotton Exchange) are available online for $10. Along with the tour and dinner, there will be raffle baskets, silent auction items, girls/boys basketball games, wrestling, Classic 8 Conference diving meet in our new natatorium, AND a retro clothing sale. That’s right, some of your old jerseys may be available to purchase with prices ranging from $1.00-$5.00.

We hope you will join us for an evening filled with fun, memories, and of course all things Muskego! If you have any questions please contact our Athletic and Activities office at 262-971-1790 x4523. You can also take a look at the photos from the event last year or visit the district Facebook page (@MuskegoNorwaySchools) to view the event details.

MHS Musical ~ Beauty and the Beast

This year the high school students will be performing BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on February 21, 22, and 28 at 7 p.m. and February 23 and 29 at 2 p.m. in the PAC. All seats are reserved and tickets non-refundable. New this year, the musical will be held two weekends along with two matinee performances.


Ticket prices:

Floor Section: $12 adults; $10 seniors age 60 and above; $10 child under 18

Upper Section: $10 adults; $8 seniors age 60 and above; $8 child under 18

Tickets can be purchased online at www.mhspac.com or in the Activities Office at the high school. In addition, tickets the day of the show will be $2.00 extra per ticket. It is strongly encouraged to purchase your tickets sooner rather than later for optimal seating preference.

Muskego Warriors 1st & 2nd Grade Baseball Clinics

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Click HERE for dates and registration information.

Wind Lake Youth Baseball & Softball

Registration is now open!

Click HERE for details.

Step towards SUCCESS in 2020 --with SPANISH!

Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world and learning Spanish opens so many doors both globally and at home.

If you missed enrolling in the Fall we currently have limited availability to register, class begins in February! Early exposure is key, so don’t miss out! Vamos con los animales! (Let’s go with the Animals)! Is an adventure filled, theme-based Spanish class where students will learn animal-related vocabulary while “visiting” a pet store, a family farm, the zoo, the ocean, and even the rainforest-All in Spanish! The class will apply practical phrases and Spanish vocabulary to every topic to get students speaking right away. This class is perfect for students of any level of Spanish. ¡Vámonos! Register today to reserve your student's spot! (Very limited spaces available).

Please note: Students enrolled in the Full Year session, which started in the Fall, do not need to re-enroll.