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Panther Press | May 30, 2021 | Issue 36
Posted 5/29/21

Tenisha Tate-Austin, Principal

Derek Lecy, Assistant Principal

May 31 No School- Memorial Day
June 1 Pride Day at Miller Creek
June 2

8th Grade Return Chromebooks in 6th period

7th Grade Return Textbooks to Library

June 3

7th Grade Return Chromebooks in 5th period

6th Grade Return Textbooks to Library

June 9 8th Grade Graduation at TLHS at 4pm
June 10 

Last Day of School

6th Grade Return Chromebooks last class

June 11 100% Remote Students Return Chromebooks and Textbooks to Library
June 16 Trimester 3 Report Cards in Aeries Parent Portal

Last Week of School: Bell Schedule

We will observe the current bell schedule for the rest of the school year except for the last day of school. Thursday, June 10 will be an early release day as follows: 

  • 6th Grade Wheel: 8:00am - 10:10am
  • 6th Grade Music: 9:35am - 11:50am
  • 7th Grade: 8:10am - 11:45am
  • 8th Grade: 8:20am - 12:00pm

Returning Devices

Please note that families are required to return school devices back to the school. Any damage or loss of equipment will be billed to the family as applicable. All accessories need to be returned as well. Students will return their device to the teacher of their last class on the designated day. 7th and 8th grade students who have PE as their last class should return their device to the office. This process will be facilitated by the PE teachers. 6th grade music students should leave their device in the last core class and not take the device to PE. Students will need to return their devices to school in the following order: 

  • 8th grade - June 2nd (6th period)

  • 7th grade - June 3rd ( 5th or 7th period for students who have one)

  • 6th grade - June 10th (last core class of the day)

100% Remote Pathway Chromebook Return

Students in the 100% Remote Pathway will return their computers on 6/11 between 8-11am. Please note that there has been a slight adjustment in the hours. Students can return textbooks on 6/11 as well. 

 

Textbook Return for In-Person Students 

Textbooks will be returned the week of June 2nd - 4th. This will be facilitated during school hours. Please ensure that your Panther brings their textbooks to school for return. 

  • 8th grade return - 6/2

  • 7th grade return - 6/2  

  • 6th grade return - 6/3


8th Grade Graduation June 9th 

A communication regarding graduation ceremony details will be sent early this week. 


Report Cards Trimester 3

Aeries Parent Portal Gradebook tab will be offline as the last Trimester is finalized. The Report Cards will be available in the portal on June 16. 


Best Picture Winners 

Congratulations to Emilia Carisetti, Alexa Corsiglia, Olive Elliott, Molly Rosenthal and Emma Scully for their Best Picture win on their remake of Señor Wooly's "Diego y sus Amigos" in Spanish 1B classes! 


Future Web Leaders stepping it up at MCMS!


Pride Day at Miller Creek

This year, Miller Creek Middle School will be honoring Pride Month by having Pride Day, Tuesday June 1st. Our QSA club wants to raise awareness in our school by building mutual understanding and acceptance. Students are encouraged to wear pride colors (colors of the rainbow) to show allyship to the LGBTQ+ community. Are you looking for more ways to engage in conversations at home around Pride Month? Check out ADL’s resources.


Thank you to the 134 district families that donated and pledged to the 2021-22 Family Giving Campaign!

 

Congratulations to the Donation Day Drawing Winners!

  • $50 Amazon Gift Card: Indra Family (Cruz)

  • $25 Scotty’s Market Gift Card: McBride Family (Cillian and Riordan)

  • Half Gallon Silbermann’s Ice Cream: Steffy Family (Cassidy)

Gift cards can be picked up at the School Office at your convenience starting Friday 5/28. 
 

Let’s keep the momentum going!

Donate (or pledge) online or submit a hardcopy remit today.

For those who donate the full ask of $600 per student by June 30th will qualify for a Can Do! Calendar complete with all the important dates needed to navigate the upcoming school year.

 

Visit our website to learn more about Can Do! and the programs we fund.

HELP US REACH 500 LIKES!

Didn’t win a prize from Donation Day? 

Don’t worry there’s one more chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card!

Did you know that Can Do! has a Facebook & Instagram page? 

  1. Click on the Facebook & Instagram links below.

  2. Like us by 6/10 (last day of school!!) 

  3. You’ll be automatically entered to win a $25 Amazon gift card! 

Four winners will be randomly chosen June 11th (2 Instagram & 2 Facebook). 

Prizes will be electronically delivered. 

Click on the logos below for a quick link to our pages!

       

HEY 8TH GRADERS SHOW YOUR PANTHER PRIDE!

Display your graduation signs and be proud of what you have accomplished here at Miller Creek!

Congratulations!

    

JOIN THE CAN DO! BUSINESS PARTNER NETWORK!

Sign up by July 1st and in addition to multiple marketing opportunities, your company name will appear on a back-to-school “thank you” banner and printed flyer that will go to all elementary families.

Click here for more information and our 2021-22 Business Partner Benefits packages.

 

SHOP FOR CAN DO! & SUPPORT A LOCAL BUSINESS!

Summer BBQ’s start at United Market!  

United Markets in San Rafael is a proud sponsor of Can Do! and their 2021 United Market shopping cards are available!  To request a card, call us at 415-492-3500 

or email us at info@cando4schools.org and we will send you your new card.  

Simply show it every time you shop and United Markets will make a donation to Can Do! 

  

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!