Mill Valley Weekly

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

Hello Mill Valley Families,

Dream big, sparkle more and shine bright! Those who know me well, know that I love everything that sparkles and shines. One of the Mill Valley teachers found this t-shirt for me and I just couldn't wait to wear it. I truly believe that as educators it is our job to help students reach their dreams and while doing so, light that inner spark that fuels their love of learning. We must do everything we can to help students excel and shine bright not only as learners, but also as friends and members of our school community.


Keep on sparkling and don't let anyone dull your sparkle.


Sincerely,


Robin Schrot, Principal

Allyce Harris, Associate Principal


Thinking Students...Changing the World!

Friday PAW PRINT Recipients

Stay Safe to Stay Open...Partnership

Please read the attached flyer from Waukesha County. This flyer provides alternatives to celebrating Halloween in a safe manner to reduce to spread of COVID-19 and ensure schools stay open.

Request for Tier 1 Learning Environment Change

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s),


For the next trimester at the elementary level, parents/guardians have the option of switching their child(ren)'s learning environment from virtual to in-person, or vice versa. Only families interested in switching their child's learning environment need to complete this form. Please review the COVID-19 Reentry Planning documents and Learning Plans on the district website (https://www.muskegonorway.org/about/mns-learning-plans.cfm) and consult as a family regarding the intent to switch your child(ren)'s learning environment prior to completing THIS FORM. By filling this form out, you will be emailed a survey retake link, within one business day, which allows you to retake the August 2020 survey with your new selection. The form and survey will need to be completed by NOON ON NOVEMBER 5, 2020. Again, there is no need to complete this form if parents are interested in having their elementary child(ren) remain in his/her current learning environment.


If you have a student in middle or high school, more information will be coming via those respective school's newsletters, later in November.

Thank you.

When and How to Notify MNS about COVID-19

PLEASE NOTIFY MNS IF ANY STUDENT OR STAFF MEMBER EXPERIENCES THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS OR STATUS USING THIS FORM.


The more you keep MNS informed the better we can

STAYSAFE to STAYOPEN.

Important Information

Please note that we continue to update our Parent FAQ document with relevant information. We encourage you to take some time to read it thoroughly. Please don't hesitate to contact Mrs. Schrot, robin.schrot@muskegonorway.org or Mrs. Harris, allyce.harris@muskegonorway.org with additional questions.

Mil Valley Specials

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Mindfulness Week 4

Here are the lessons for the week of 10/26.

Lessons are specific to grade levels.

Kindergarten - Lesson Week 4

1st - 4th Grade - Lesson Week 4

Parent Mindbody Sessions

Are you interested in mindfulness practices that can be used at home?


These sessions are an introduction to how mindfulness strategies and practices can be important and useful in our lives, particularly as we navigate these uncertain times. Mindfulness can improve self-awareness and our ability to manage our challenging emotions, as well as increase resiliency, and enhance one’s personal relationships with those in our lives, especially our children. The sessions are 45 minutes and are open to parents, grandparents and caregivers.


Mindfulness at School Video - What it is explained by our kids!


Class 1

Introduction to Mindfulness (November 4th @ 6:30 - 7:15 pm)

In this session you will learn what Mindful Awareness is and why it is relevant to our lives.

We will practice easy tools and discuss strategies to incorporate mindfulness into your daily routine, creating room to pause and allow more ease in our body and mind.

Instructor Nan Flaherty

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87694842451

Meeting ID: 876 9484 2451

Need Homework Help?

HERE is a quick guide to HelpNow from the Muskego Public Library.

Virtual Learners Newsletter

HERE is your virtual newsletter for 10/29/2020.

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Mill Valley...It's time to "Make it Matter"

Raffle tickets for a ride to school with Officer Nowicki can be purchased starting Monday, November 2nd through Friday, November 13th.

Read more details HERE about raffle tickets.

You can print more raffle tickets HERE.

Get your Mill Valley Spirit Wear!!

You can purchase all your favorite styles of Mill Valley Spirit Wear including t-shirts, hoodies, knit caps, and MUCH more here: View Store and start shopping!

The sale is open online from 10/29-11/11. All orders will come in on Monday, December 21st, making them the perfect gift for your student! We even have the “Den Color T-Shirts” back by popular demand! GO MV!

Show your MV spirit by getting your Mill Valley Pura Vida Spirit bracelets!

ONLINE ONLY Facebook *presale* for these LIMITED bracelets.

Get yours now for ONLY $5.

FREE Pop’s Corn Maze & Donut (because your PTO loves YOU)!

You have until October 31st to use your voucher.

Last Chance for the Virtual Book Fair!

Shop HERE.

The book fair ends tomorrow, October 31st.

Pumpkin Carving Contest🎃

Tonight is the last night to vote for your favorite pumpkin!

Voting closes at 7:00pm!

Click HERE to vote.

WOLF TRACKS - Upcoming Events

10/19-10/30: Virtual Book Fair

10/26-10/29: Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving VOTING

10/30: Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving WINNERS announced

11/13: Raffle tickets due for Raffle to Ride with Officer Nowicki

11/15: Raffle drawing

11/16: Cheesecake Pick Up

11/16: Matty's Restaurant Night

11/20: Virtual Bingo


Join Mill Valley PTO Facebook page TODAY! CLICK HERE.

Questions...email Mill Valley PTO at millvalleymuskegopto@gmail.com.

Muskego & Community Events

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FBLA is hosting a crayon drive

Hello Warriors!

November 2nd to November 13th FBLA will be hosting a crayon drive. Boxes and bins can be found by doors 1, 3, 12 & 13 where you can drop off your old crayons. These crayons will be donated to The Crayon Incentive. HERE is their story! This organization takes old crayons to recycle and gives them to children in hospitals. Make sure to bring old crayons to donate!


To learn more about The Crayon Initiative to learn more click here.