The Millis Elementary School Building Committee (MESBC) has created a website to inform Millis residents about the ongoing Elementary School Building Project (ESBP), currently in the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) required feasibility study phase. The website, www.millisschoolproject.org, is devoted to informing the community about the ESBP and the actions and deliberations of the MESBC. On the site you will find information ab
On Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, authors Jory John and Mac Barnett, who wrote "The Terrible Two", provided an entertaining - and prankful! - visit for the fifth and sixth grade. Their humorous style was shown in their pretense as visiting nutrition experts!
We appreciate Wellesley Books for brining this duo to our school. Students found them fun and entertaining, and enjoyed their new books, as well.
Check the newest edition of Millis 2020 produced by our talented Millis students in which we explore various aspects of our vision for the Millis Public Schools.
The Millis Public School Districtis one of 425 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 6th Annual AP®District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. Reaching these goals indicates that a district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for the opportunity of AP.
Thank you to all the new writers and editorial staff of the Mohawk Post! Please read the online edition or stop to get a copy of the print version in the library or in Mr. Carter's room.
Students that took the PSAT in October, can access their scores online starting on January 7th. If students provided an email address on their answer sheet, they will be able to immediately view scores after registering for a free College Board account at studentscores.collegeboard.org. If they did not provide an email address, they should still register for an account but will need to see their school counselor for their specific access code which will then give them access to view their scores online. The new online score system gives the student a host of gre
The All-New PSAT 10 is a three-hour “practice” version of the SAT which will be offered to MHS sophomores on Saturday, February 27, 2016, starting at 8am at Millis High School. It is an excellent predictor of how a student will score on the SAT. The PSAT 10 will help better prepare our current sophomores for the actual PSAT, which they will take in October of 2016. Although the PSAT 10 and PSAT are in fact the same exam, given at different times during the year, the PSAT 10 does not qualify students for National Merit Scholarship consideration. The select
Check our latest edition of Millis 2020 produced by our Millis student in which we explore various aspects of our vision for the Millis Public Schools. This week's edition is an interview with High School Principal Bob Mullaney. http://www.millisps.org/node/5360
Please see attached for photos of the Middle School Lost & Found area
Any item not claimed by Friday 12/4/15 will be donated to charity
Apropos of the season, I am reading The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor upon recommendation of one of our teachers. The author is a Harvard professor who has done years of research on the positive affects that happiness, gratitude and optimism have on our personal and work lives. He cites the work of psychologist Robert Emmons, who “has found that few things in life are as integral to our well-being as gratitude…. Consistently grateful people are more energetic, emotionally intelligent, forgiving, and less likely to be depressed, anxious, or lonely.