LITERACY WEEK – JANUARY 22-26
This week students will bring home reading logs to participate in the reading challenges and a Family Literacy Night flyer. Our theme, “Find yourself in a book,” will be celebrated through door decorating and exploring how different character’s point of view lend itself to how a book is interpreted. Our week will end with Literacy Night on Friday, Jan. 26 with a spaghetti dinner and storyteller, Kaye Byrnes. This event will be RSVP only due to limited seating. For more information on Literacy Night, click Literacy Night 2018.
SCIENCE INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES
On January 9, 2018, the St. Johns County School District School Board conducted a public hearing to receive comment from the community related to the final list of recommendations for science instructional resources for this year’s adoption. Committees composed of teachers, district content experts, parents and community members compiled the lists. Please visit http://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us/media/about/textbooks/adoption/ to view the final recommendation selections.
Board action on the final adoption of science instructional materials is scheduled to take place at the School Board meeting on February 13, 2018. If you would like access to available printed materials or require assistance reviewing the online resources, please call the Instructional Resources and Media Services office at 904.547.3947. Materials are available for review from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM when district offices are open.
YEARBOOKS ARE NOW ON SALE!
Don’t Delay…Yearbooks are now on sale. There will NOT be any additional books available for purchase so please make sure you place your order before the deadline, February 16, 2018. Yearbook Order Form
ATTENDANCE – UPDATED
Please visit our new Attendance page at http://www-mce.stjohns.k12.fl.us/attendance/
Beginning January 1, 2018, the MCES Absentee Form will be required for all absences. We now have a web submission form that can be used to submit the Absentee Form. More details are available on the Attendance webpage. Parents no longer need to call in absences to attendance phone line.
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Controlled Open Enrollment Information
Mrs. Riedl, Learning Leader
Please use the assessment calendar link above to find updated information regarding assessment timelines for the 2017-2018 school year. Should you have additional questions, please feel free to contact the front office. Thank you.
Helping Hands is a weekly parent volunteer group that meets every Thursday morning. They are sponsored by the PTA and would love to have additional help if you are interested. You must have school access to participate, please check with the office to make sure you are cleared if you are unsure. Thank you.
V.P.K. Is FULL for the 2017-2018 School Year
Home Access Center
HAC is a web based application that provides parents a summary page of student information, test scores, and report cards. For more information please visit the link below.
Home Access Directions
If you need assistance during the school year; please contact Kathleen Tompkins at 904-547-3720 or [email protected]
Mill Creek has been named a Five-Star School and is the recipient of the Golden School Award!! – A huge thank you to all parents, staff and community members that helped us achieve these accomplishments. We couldn’t have done it without you!
Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) options are available for students who qualify. Eligibility criteria and process procedures for course and/or grade level accelerations can be found in the District Student Plan and the Parent Resource Guide.
Click here to get started!
Parents can now pay several types of school fees online as designated by each school. It's quick, easy and convenient.
(NOTE: Continue to make payments for school lunches through the paypams.com website.)
SchoolPay Help Line: 888-88-MYPAY
Select this link for more information about SchoolPay.
Attention All 5th Graders! Are you interested in the performing or visual arts? Then, come audition at R.J. Murray Middle School for the Center of the Arts Academy! The online application will be open from January 18 at 8am until February 8 at 5pm.
Find out more and apply!
REMIND 101 – A one way text messaging system to keep in touch with important school information and events. Simply text @millcreeke to 208-957-6102 or use a QR code reader on the link below.
Florida Standards Student Tutorials
New resources and features have been added to www.FloridaStudents.org. The resources and features include:
- Search buttons at the top and left side to filter resources by subject, grade and type
- Ability to submit feedback for individual resources
Be sure to visit www.FloridaStudents.org regularly as new resources are added throughout the year.
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Should you need to change your child’s dismissal transportation, please email or send a written note to your child’s teacher BEFORE 8:00 AM. If there is a situation during the day and a change in normal dismissal is needed, please email [email protected] BEFORE 2 PM (1 PM on Wednesdays). Include your child’s name, grade, teacher and how they need to get home. We are no longer be able to accept phone calls for transportation changes. In addition, please remain in your car during PPU to ensure the safety of all students. We cannot release children to parents walking up. Thank you for your continued adherence to these policies to ensure the safety of all our students.
Mill Creek Elementary School Mission Statement
Mill Creek Elementary School will inspire our students to become life-long learners with integrity.
Mill Creek Elementary School Vision Statement
The learning community of Mill Creek will ensure that all achieve their fullest potential through challenging, purposeful learning opportunities; where learning is the only option.
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St Johns County School District Mission Statement
The St. Johns County School District will inspire good character and a passion for lifelong learning in all students, creating educated and caring contributors to the world.
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