The Patriot Press

January 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

January 4 - NO SCHOOL TEACHER WORK DAY

January 5 - 2nd Semester Begins - A DAY

January 18 - MLK Day - NO SCHOOL

January 26-29 - EXTENDED PRIDE TIME FOR REGISTRATION

SECOND SEMESTER

WELCOME BACK!

SECOND SEMESTER BEGINS TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2021.

IT WILL BE AN "A" DAY!

Extended PRIDE TIME Dates and Schedule

Tuesday, January 26 - Registration

Wednesday, January 27 - Registration

Thursday, January 28 - Registration

Friday, January 29 - Registration


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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UNO Math Bowl

Millard South competed at first ever virtual UNL Math Bowl on December 3rd. Out of 30 teams in the recreational division, Team 1 of Kylie Seeger, Maclain Wright, Travis Cloyd, Grant Braun, and Katherine Finger tied for 14th with a 2-2-1 record. Team 2 of Quentin Bauer, Andrea Forman, Matthew Weyant, Zach Vanicek, and Marcus Coleman tied for 9th with a 3-2 record. Congrats to both teams!

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 class

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. A few have been selected for perfect attendance and good grades.



Congratulations to our December winners: Jaime Andazola Franco, Gabriella Barrientos, Colton Cason, Parker Davids, Caroline Dougherty, Isaac Kirby, Trey Larsen, Sophia Leo, Daisy Lepaopao, Madeline Lodes, Breckin Lukehart, Grayson Martin, Chloe McBreen, Camille Osei, Addison Parsons, Matthew Qualseth, Ryle Rix, Brayden Schmieding, Grace Stoner, Noah Thacker.

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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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.

MILLARD PUBLIC SCHOOL PRESCHOOL

Millard Public School is now accepting applications for preschool

Applications for the 2021-2022 school year are due by Feb. 15th.

  • You must live in the Millard school district and your child must turn 4 by July 31, 2021.

  • Scholarships are available for qualifying families.

  • The application is available on the Millard Public school website or click here:

Preschool Application.

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.