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Examples of integrating creativity into strong content

Dear Millis Community,

Today at Clyde Brown I observed some great examples of how we integrate creativity into strong content. Please see below.

Nancy Gustafson

   

School Closed Friday, January 3, 2014

Dear Millis Community,

Due to the snow storm that will intensify overnight with strong winds and very cold temperatures, there will be no school tomorrow, Friday, January 3, 2014. Please be safe and stay warm!

Nancy Gustafson, Superintendent
Millis Public Schools
245 Plain St.
Millis, MA 02054

Phone: 508-376-7001
Fax: 508-376-7020

Millis Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation or disability. 

The Power of Gratitude

 

Dear Millis Community,

Winter begins officially on Saturday and I have heard many people mention recently how tired they feel.  I wonder if the long nights and lack of sun affect us in subtle and some not-so-subtle ways. Our hectic lives don't seem to allow for the slowing of pace that the cold months warrant. If animals can hibernate, can't we at least slow down a bit?

Millis Reads!

 

Dear Millis Community,

 

We are very excited to be collaborating with the Millis Public Library to organize our first ever Community Book Read! Throughout Millis educators, parents, community members and even some students are now reading a book that illuminates the factors that are keys to success in life and explores some ideas for helping youth develop those attributes. 

Hat Trick

 

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Community members,

Just as David Krejci completed a beautiful Hat Trick last night to gain a victory in game 4 of the Stanley Cup, Millis High School completed their own Hat Trick this week by landing second prize in the esteemed "School of the Year" competition sponsored by the Spanish government among schools in the US and Canada. This follows closely on the heels of theNewsweek award as one of the top 1,000 schools in the nation and the US News and World Report Silver Award that placed Millis as one of the best high schools in the US, ranked 28th of Massachusetts schools for college and career readiness.

Education in a great community!

 

Dear Parents, Caretakers and Community Members,

Last week was one of those weeks that astound me due to all the great things happening for students in our schools!

On Friday four of our students with special needs participated in the Special Olympics hosted in Medfield accompanied by over 10 volunteers from the High School, several of their teachers, Director of Pupil Personnel Services Susan Donelan and officer Chris Soffayer of the Millis Police Department. They rode in style to and from Medfield with Police and Fire Department escorts with flashing lights and arrived back to Clyde Brown to be greeted by all of the students cheering wildly outside, and lots of tears in the adults’ eyes! The event was very well organized by President and CEO, Mary Beth McMahon, who lives in Millis!

Millis Awards at Lights, Camera, Action TV Conference

 

 

The Millis Public Schools hosted the 10th Annual New England TV Production "Lights, Camera, Action!" Conference yesterday. This conference is organized and put on by the students in Millis High School under the Direction of our fabulous teacher, Danielle Mannion. Guest presenters included national Emmy Award winning Producer, Joel Field, NECN Reporter Deeana Morgan, Harvey Leonard, WCVB TV Meteorologist, Max Esposito, National Digital Story Producer and several members of the cast and crew for the Indie film, Cowboy Spirit that was produced with assistance from students in Millis. Please see the attached pictures and the names of students who received awards below. This was the best year ever for our students!

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