The Mills Messenger

Every scholar matters and every moment counts!

Tonya S. Clark, Principal

Gerardo Hernandez, Assistant Principal

Sharri C. Zachary, Assistant Principal

Mission Statement

The mission of Roger Q. Mills Elementary School is to provide a quality education for ALL students that supports academic achievement, promotes integrity, builds healthy self-esteem, embraces intrinsic motivation, and encourages successful study habits. Our goal is to develop college-ready students who will be contributing successors in our communities and beyond.

Grades K - 5 Reading & Writing

K-2 Literacy Laureate

Ace K-2 Literacy Training! This week’s session is schooled for Tuesday, January 19th at Pease ES from 4:15- 5:45 PM. Class coverage will be provided for teachers attending this training. See you there!

Grades 2-5 Math

3 - 5 Math Teachers

ACE Carnegie Learning Mathematics Academy! The next session is scheduled for Saturday, January 30th at the Haskell Building from 8:30a - 12:30p. Register in SchoolNet using course #1000002859 Participants will be compensated for their attendance.

**Grade 2 Math Teachers may also attend.

Library Spotlight

Dallas Museum of Arts presents Chris Grabenstein Fast-Paced Fun Reads

Sunday, January 31, 3:00 p.m.

Horchow Auditorium


Ticket prices: Public $15, DMA Member $10, Students & Children $7

FOR TICKETS, purchase online at DMA.org/tickets or call 214-922-1818.


Please view the link for more information:

https://drive.google.com/a/dallasisd.org/file/d/0Bxi26mOza3uTTFdnQi1SSjNxRVk/view?usp=sharing

Jaguars! The 'Sunshine' Committee Needs You!

The Hospitality (Sunshine) committee works to spread just that....Sunshine! Birthdays, Baby Showers, Personal or family illness, the sunshine team will work to make Mills a brighter place to work each day!

Dues are $25.00 for professional staff and $20.00 for paraprofessional staff.


Ms. Malty will collect monies. Cash or Check Payable to: Roger Q. Mills.

If you become a PAYING member of sunshine committee, you will receive a JEANS PASS for every Thursday for the remainder of the Fall semester.

That's JEANS 2 days a week until Winter Break!


If you have questions about sunshine committee, please see the committee chair or co-chair.

Ms. Bailey-Lard, Chairperson

Ms. Ramirez, Co-Chair

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Monday, January, 11, 2016

  • 9:00a Instructional Content Meeting in the Conference Room
  • 1:00 - 2:00p PYA meeting in the Conference Room
  • 4:20 - 5:30p RLA PD in Rm. 320
  • 4:20 - 5:30p Math PD in Rm. 318


Tuesday, January 12, 2016

  • PLCs during planning period: K-1 in Rm 310, 2-5 Reading in Rm 310, 2-5 Math in Rm 318
  • 3:00p ARD Hernandez & Bradley
  • Coach Taylor OOO @ training (AM)
  • Ms. Long OOO @ training (PM)
  • Happy Birthday Mr. Rotibi!!


Wednesday, January 13, 2016

  • ACP Make-Up Exams
  • Grade level meetings with your team (grade level business and collaboration -facilitated by team members)
  • 9:00 - 11:00a Mid Year Review in Conference Room
  • 5:00 - 7:00p PYA party in Cafeteria


Thursday, January 14, 2016

  • ACP Make-Up Exams
  • SST meetings KB, 1A, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5A
  • 4:45 -8:00p Parent conferences A LIGHT DINNER will be provided in the Conference Room

Friday, January 15, 2016

  • 12:00 - 2:00p ACE Principals' Data Meeting in Room 310



Happy Belated Birthday to Mr. Morshed!! (Jan. 7th)

Happy Birthday to Mr. Sanchez!! (Jan. 10th)