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Snowball Fights

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A snowball fight is a physical game in which balls of snow are thrown with the intention of hitting somebody else. Throwing snowballs while under the authority of the school district is STRICTLY forbidden due to the safety concerns of our students.  Students who are seen throwing snowballs on or near school property will be … Read more

PTA Better Made Forms Due Tomorrow

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This is a friendly reminder from the Miller PTA, please return your Better Made Chips Order Form with payment tomorrow Friday, December 9, 2016. Click here for the –>ORDER FORM  Chip order boxes will be available for pick-up on Monday, December 12, 2016. Help support your Miller PTA.

Empty Bowls 2016

Great job  to Mrs. Saad and the awesome creativity by Miller students for a great cause!  We raised $155.oo dollars so far. The empty Bowls raise more than $3,500.00 dollars and the money is still coming from selling the leftover bowls. The kids enjoyed making their bowls while learning about giving to others in need.

Enjoy the photos Mrs. Saad took with the second graders holding these bowls. Visit Mrs. Saad Blog for more pictures:  https://iblog.dearbornschools.org/saadn/
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December Newsletter

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The December Newsletter will go home with the students today.  If you would like to read or download our newsletters, they are available on our website.  To view, the December Newsletter click here.

Book Fair -December 5th -9th

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BOOK FAIR Dec. 5 – Dec. 9 Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that provides the books kids want to read. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Reading for pleasure inside and outside of school has real and long-lasting benefits. It unlocks the power of information … Read more

Literacy Parent Meetings

Dear parents/guardians, You are cordially invited to attend the literacy parent meeting in your childś classroom. The following are the literacy meeting dates and times: KG literacy meeting is on November 22 at 9:00 am 1st grade literacy meeting is on November 15 at 9:00 am 2nd grade literacy meeting is on November 29 at … Read more

Parent Teacher Conferences

Attention all parents: Parent conferences are on the evenings of November 10, 16, 17.  Make sure you have an appointment with your child’s teacher. Please be prompt as all conferences are limited to 15 minutes. This is a mandatory meeting and your attendance is required.

Wayne County Regional Enhancement Education Millage Proposal

 

School districts in Wayne County have placed a proposal on the November 8th ballot to provide added funding for our schools. It is the “Regional Enhancement Millage Proposal.”

If approved by the entire county, the 2 mil proposal will generate approximately $6.2 million from Dearborn but the District will receive $7.8 million in additional funding for our schools.  Money would go to local schools starting this year and the millage expires after six years. 

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Wayne County Regional Enhancement Education Millage Proposal

 

School districts in Wayne County have placed a proposal on the November 8th ballot to provide added funding for our schools. It is the “Regional Enhancement Millage Proposal.”

If approved by the entire county, the 2 mil proposal will generate approximately $6.2 million from Dearborn but the District will receive $7.8 million in additional funding for our schools.  Money would go to local schools starting this year and the millage expires after six years. 

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Care to the Core Rally November 3rd

Music, Student Performances, Free Prizes, and Fun! Dealing with feelings in positive ways and helping others are two of the key messages that students from elementary through high school will share using music, stories and songs at the annual city-wide event to promote positive behavior and prevent bullying. The upbeat event titled “Care to the … Read more

Letter from the Principal

October 24th, 2016 Dear Miller Families, I hope you are well and enjoying the beautiful fall weather with friends and loved ones. Miller Staff THANK you for your outstanding patience and support as we continue working together for the betterment of our community. Continue dropping off students having breakfast in the front (main entrance) drop … Read more

Boo Bash

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Join us for Miller Elementary School’s Boo Bash! When:  Friday, October 28th  Where:  Miller Elementary School Time:  4:30-6 pm Cost: $3 We will have food, games, treat bags, music, and fun!  Costumes are encouraged but not mandatory.  It will be merry, not scary! Students MUST have a parent/guardian age 18+ with them at this event. … Read more

Notice for AOL Email Accounts

Dear Parents, If you are an AOL email user, please be aware that you may not receive email notifications due to AOL policies. We are working to resolve this issue with AOL. Thank you for your patience while we work with AOL to make sure you get classroom notifications from your teacher. Sincerely, Technology Department

Town Hall Meeting on School Funding

Please see the attached flyer regarding a Town Hall Meeting on School Funding. We are encouraging all parents and community members to attend. Wednesday, October 19, 7:00 – 8:30 pmhttps://miller.dearbornschools.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/123/2016/10/Town-Hall-Flyer-10.19.16.jpg Thurston High School 26255 School Craft Road Redford, MI 48239  

Affordable Internet Access

The program provides affordable Internet access to students who take part in the free and reduced lunch program. The flyers will be sent home with students on Monday, October 10. Please click on the links below to print out the flyers. Comcast Flyer- English Comcast Flyer- Arabic    

Title I Parent Meeting

Today, Mr. Awada met with parents and explained our Title I Plan. Mr. Awada encouraged parents to be involved in their childś education.  He stressed the importance of education and the effect it has on each chiĺdś life.  The longer a student stays in school, the more likely they are succeed in the future. Mr. … Read more

Parent Opportunity on Technology Sessions

Technology Sessions at Fordson High School on November 16.  Please see attached flyers for more information. Free Technology Skills Sessions Flyer in PDF  (English Version) Free Technology Skills Sessions Flyer in PDF  (Arabic Version) Program Rationale: Since technology is rapidly changing, parents and community members are struggling to adapt and use technology in a meaningful … Read more

Parent Anti-Bullying Survey

Parent Anti-Bullying Survey Parents, please complete the survey below. We want all parents and students to be safe in our school and we care about your thoughts The parent survey link is https://goo.gl/u5jvwq. CLICK HERE GO TO THE SURVEY!

Operation School Bell

Operation School Bell took place today and all students were provided the opportunity to shop for essential items. We are so thankful to the Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan and Ms. Boussi for putting this together! It was a great experience.

Join us Sept. 20th for a College Fair

Dearborn Public Schools is pleased to host the Dearborn Schools MACRAO College Fair September 20, 2016 6:30pm-8:00pm Ford Community and Performing Arts Center 15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn 48126 Representatives from more than 60 different post-secondary schools will be available to talk with students. This event is open to all Dearborn schools and surrounding districts! Just … Read more

2016-2017 Parent University-Parent/Child Workshop Descriptions

2016-2017 Parent University-Parent/Child Workshop Descriptions. Nutrition and health habits begin at birth, and are necessary for a life-long, healthy life style. Eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables daily gives children the energy needed to grow, learn, and move. Additionally, supporting children in carrying out personal care and self help skills is important to … Read more

Welcome Back – First Day of School

First day of school will be Tuesday, September 6, 2016.  School begins 8:40 a.m. and will be dismissed  11:45 (1/2 Day).  Students should plan on arriving 10 minutes early to verify classroom assignments, staff will be on hand to assist.  Class lists will be posted by Friday, September 2 at 4 pm.  Make sure to check … Read more

M-STEP

M-STEP is the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress. This standardized assessment is set to begin next week and will be administered online. To practice sample items for this assessment, click on the M-STEP link. Students in grade 5 will be assessed in the areas of English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics, and Social Studies. The window for … Read more

Miller Door Decorating Contest

In honor of March is Reading month, students and teachers throughout Miller decorated their classroom doors as a celebration of books, authors and reading. The doors look awesome, and we are now involved in a contest to select a winner for this year’s door decorating. Thanks to everyone who participated, and enjoy checking out the … Read more

STEM Middle School

Fifth Grade Parents: There will be an informational meeting for parents regarding the STEM program on Tuesday March 8 at 7 pm. STEM is located at the Heights Campus: 22586 Ann Arbor Trail Dearborn, MI 48127.   For more information, please visit the STEM website.

2015-16 Legal Announcements Now Available

The law requires the Dearborn Public Schools to provide parents or guardians a set of legal announcements containing information on laws pertaining to students and parents. The updated version of these announcements is now available on the district website, www.dearbornschools.org. All parents and guardians are encouraged to take a moment and review the document. If … Read more

First Annual NEHS Induction Ceremony

We are proud to announce that Miller had its First Annual Induction Ceremony for the National Elementary Honor Society students. Parents, students, and teachers celebrated our new members of NEHS in a ceremony on Monday, January 25, 2016. Here are our inductees: We are excited to work together to make our community better! We thank all … Read more

MyON Reading Challenge

We are challenging all students to read as much as they can during the winter vacation.  The goal is for each child to read at least 350 minutes using MyOn. The grade level that reads the most will win a movie afternoon with snacks. To log on to MyON Go to https://www.myon.com Username: Id number Password: birth … Read more

Induction Ceremony

The NEHS Induction Ceremony will take place on Monday, January 25 at 2 P.M. Candidates will be notified if they will be inducted for membership by Tuesday, January 5. Enjoy your break.

Book Fair

The book fair is coming to Miller December 7-11. Proceeds will support your child’s growth in reading. Parents, we still need volunteers for Dec. 8, 9, and 10. Please call the office and let them know what time you can help. Thank you 

A MESSAGE FROM YOUR SUPERINTENDENT

Dear Parents or Guardians: We are all saddened by the tragic events that have occurred in Lebanon and Paris. I know for some these events have touched your life on a very personal level. On behalf of the Board of Education, I want to express my most sincere thoughts and prayers for all those who … Read more

Michigan Child Protection Registery

Are your children safe while online? Michigan families, especially minors, are becoming inundated with advertisements from alcohol, tobacco, pornography and gambling marketers through different internet and cell phone inboxes. Texting their advertisements is the newest marketing effort that many of these companies are using. Thankfully, the State of Michigan offers a free program to stop … Read more

DBA Rookie League

Children in grades 1-3 can learn the basics of basketball this fall and winter by participating in the Dearborn Basketball Association’s Premier Winter Rookie League Friday nights at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center. The 10-week program runs from November 20 through February 12 (no meetings on November 28, December 25 and January 1) … Read more

PTA Thanksgiving Raffle

PTA is having a Thanksgiving Raffle this week. Raffle Tickets are 50 cents each. Students will be able to purchase tickets during lunches. The drawing will be on Friday November 20. One winner will be selected for each of the 6 baskets.

Movie Night

The PTA is hosting a movie night on Thursday, October 29 in the Miller Cafeteria. We will be showing two movies: Monster vs. Aliens (Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space) and Scared Shrekless.  The first movie will begin at 5:00 pm and the second around 5:45 pm. All students must be accompanied by an adult. Pizza, … Read more

Miller Represents in the Cipriano XC Meet!

Miller truly represented yesterday. Our 5th grade girls won the team award:             Ertiqa took 7th place in the 4th grade race:   Zeinab took 7th place in the girls’ 5th grade race:   If you ran the race and you want to see where you placed yesterday, go to: … Read more

Empty Bowls Dinner

Please join us for our annual Empty Bowls Dinner, “a simple meal of soup and bread to fight hunger.” The dinner will be hosted by The Dearborn Schools Art Department on Monday November 23, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Park Place Banquet Hall in Dearborn. Donate $5 or more to receive a … Read more

PTA News

Our first PTA meeting will be held on Friday, October 9, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in the cafeteria. We hope to see you there! In other PTA news, our first fundraiser this year will be selling Better Made Chips. The order forms will be sent home with students on October 1 and will be due … Read more

Daily 5: Work on Writing!

Dearborn students including Miller Mustangs participate in the Daily 5 each day- even preschoolers and kindergarteners! Check out the pictures below of our kindergarten students working on writing during Daily 5 literacy time:

Reminder: Open House Tomorrow 9/17

Miller students & families are invited to: Miller Elementary School Open House Tomorrow, Thursday September 17th, 2015 4:30-6:00pm Students, parents & families welcome During this time, you can attend visit your child’s classroom; visit special classrooms such as gym, art, music and foreign language; meet your child’s classroom & special area teachers, and our principal; join … Read more

Be Safe on the Bus!

Miller students travel to school in cars, on foot, and many students ride the bus each day. On Wednesday, September 16th Miller bus riders attended an assembly about how to be safe on the bus. Children in grades K-5 watched a short bus safety clip and then reviewed our PBIS Expectations: Be Safe Be Responsible … Read more

New Specials Teachers!

This year at Miller Elementary, we have 8 special area teachers who will teach our students physical education, music, art, foreign language, media and technology. Our special area teachers are: Ms. Beck, Physical Education for K-5 Mr. Moyer, Physical Education for select 1st & 2nd grades Ms. Harden, Vocal Music for K-5 Ms. Conway, Vocal … Read more

First Full Day of School & Welcome, Kindergarteners!

Today was a great day at Miller Elementary! This morning, all students participated in a lunchroom expectations assembly. Then, we had lunch and played outside on the playground. This afternoon, kindergarteners came to school for their first day without parents in their new classrooms. It was a fantastic first full day of school! See the attached … Read more

Important First Day Information

Greeting parents and students We welcome our Miller Mustangs on September 8, 2015. It will be a half day for our students. Dismissal will be at 11:45am. Class lists will be posted by Friday September 4 at 4 pm. Make sure to check the lists for your child’s name. They are posted by grade level. … Read more

Read, Lead, Succeed: Summer Learning Expectations

As you are making plans for your child’s summer vacation, please consider adding learning opportunities to that list. Like most parents, you are aware that while the summer months are a welcome opportunity for fun and relaxation, students seem to experience a learning loss. To alleviate that loss, we highly recommend doing the following activities: Myon, … Read more

Field Day

This is a reminder that field day is on Thursday 5/28 and Friday 5/29. Students must wear socks in order to participate. No exceptions. Also volunteers are still needed. The schedule is as follows: Thursday May 28:  4th grade begins at 9:00, 5th grade begins at 10:40, and 2nd & 3rd begin at 1:00. Friday … Read more

Empty Bowls Dinner

Save the date: Monday November 24 (4:00-6:30pm) The Dearborn Public Schools Art Department is hosting their annual Empty Bowls Dinner.  You can receive a beautiful handmade bowl with a suggested donation of $5 or more. All proceeds will go to Gleaners Food Bank and Blessings in a Backpack. The dinner will be held on Monday November 24 … Read more

First Grade Loves Math

Mrs. Mills’ first grade class is engaged in Math Workshop.  Students are practicing their math in different ways. Some are using technology, some are working with the teacher, and others are playing games. What fun ways to learn!

Thank you, Fordson Students!

On Tuesday, October 28th, volunteers from Fordson visited Miller to participate in a project with our kindergarten students. The group generously donated bags, paint and decorations like glitter and felt. Students from Fordson joined each of the four kindergarten classrooms and set up the project, then helped kindergarteners as they created their own Fall tote … Read more

Cipriano Cross Country Meet

On Saturday October 18th, Miller students attended the Cipriano Cross Country meet. Students participated in a one mile run at Ford Field Park and both teachers and parents attended to support our Mustangs. Miller’s Fourth Grade Girls won a special award for having the most top ten finishers. We are very proud of our Miller … Read more

Response to Bullying Extravaganza Raffle October 22

Event Date: October 22 The Annual Response to Bullying Behavior Extravaganza is being hosted this year at the Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. Over 50 baskets are being raffled. Buy your raffle tickets (1 ticket for $1, 6 tickets for $5,  12 tickets for $10)  and you  might win a basket from any of the schools. The Miller … Read more

Washington D.C. Trip

Attention Miller 4th and 5th grade students, Join us for a trip of learning and fun as we visit our capital city, Washington D.C, this Spring.  The trip is valuable and affordable. For more information, please talk to your classroom teacher.

NWEA Testing

The Dearborn Public Schools have adopted a new assessment called MAP.  This assessment is provided by the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA). What is MAP? Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) is a state-aligned computerized adaptive assessment program that provides Dearborn teachers with the information they need to improve teaching and learning. Who takes the MAP? All … Read more

Welcome to Miller Elementary

  Hello students, parents, and community members, At Miller Elementary, our goal is student success!  By working together, we can achieve that goal. Subscribe to our site to get the latest news. Just enter your email address at the right and click subscribe.  

Check out RAZ kids!

Miller Elementary is very excited to share our new RAZ kids accounts with students and families. RAZ kids is a website that allows students to read from a library of just-right books. The books are pre-selected by teachers and children can listen to a read-aloud, read the book independently, record their own reading and take … Read more