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January 12, 2020 | Issue 19
Posted 1/11/20

Tenisha Tate-Austin, Principal

Derek Lecy, Assistant Principal
















Happy New Year and Welcome Back

We hope that everyone had a wonderful winter break.  May 2020 be a fantastic year for all of our students!



Upcoming Events

January 13 Schedule A Week
January 16 District Equity Committee Meeting @MC 4:30 pm
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. School Holiday
January 31 Spirit Assemblies



 January Life Skill: Patience


 Panther Pride/ Resolution of Respect   Statement: I will promote respect for   people and help foster a prejudice free   school. 






One Warm Coat Drive

Time to clean out your closets for our annual One Warm Coat Drive starting January 13th!  We will be accepting coats, jackets, sweatshirts, sweaters, pants, sweats, socks, hats, scarves and gloves in homerooms until January 24th.


Miller Creek Job Opportunity

We have a great opportunity for parents interested in becoming more involved in our instructional program. Interested in working part time and seeing your panther on campus? We are hiring an instructional assistant that will work six hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Please contact Tenisha Tate at


Table Topic: What goals do you want to accomplish for 2020?




Parents Corner

Join Author, Diana Kapp at Book Passage in Corte Madera on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 6:30 pm.

Girls Who Run the World is a woman-to-woman playbook that spotlights bold businesswomen who have achieved success and done it in their own way.”—Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright.  For more information, click here.


Parents as Partners

A big shout out to both Can Do! and Home & School Club for working collaboratively to support our students. The great work exhibited by both of these organizations is made possible because of your generous donations of time and/or money. #Stronger Together!



Thank you for contributing to our Family Giving Campaign & Holiday Auction! 

If you haven't already done so, please donate to sustain counseling services,  performing arts, academic clubs as well as intramural and after school sports!  

Stay tuned for 2020 Family Giving participation updates!



The auction may be over, but the FUN doesn't stop! 

Parent- hosted events are here and there is an event for EVERYONE!

 Board & Brush Party     January 23rd

Texas Hold ‘Em Party    February 1st

Sip & Shop February 13th

Big Jim’s BBQ Class      March 14th

Book Lover’s Lunch   Early Spring 2020  










Panther Store

Don't forget to keep your Panther cozy warm in his/her Pantherwear. Buy now at the Panther Store - click here.