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Mill Falls News
November 20, 2015
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Upcoming Activities
11/21
First Lego League Qualifying Tournament
(pls. see details below)

11/24
Early Release Day
11:15am

Parent Teacher Conferences
12-8pm

11/25-11/27
No School, Thanksgiving Holiday Recess

12/1
After School Chorus
3-4pm

12/2
Ukulele Lessons
3-4pm

12/3
STEM
3-4:10pm

12/4
Pizza Friday!

Read In: Glacier, Everglades, & Zion
8:15-8:45am

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CORPORATE SPONSORS

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Nov 24th: Fall Conference Day
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, November 24th. ALL students will be released at 11:15 that morning. Conferences will begin at 12 and run until 8pm that evening. 

If you will be needing Drop-In Child Care for the Early Release or during your conference, please email Susanne at childcare@millfalls.org. We do have a few drop-in spots left.

Thanks to all who will be donating food and yummies to help keep our teachers well fed throughout the day!
 
First Lego League Qualifying Tournament
Come Cheer On Our 
Mill Falls First Lego League Teams at their Qualifying Tournament! 

Where: Hillside Middle School

When: Tomorrow, Saturday, 
Nov. 21st from 9am-12pm. 

Our three teams - the Lego Ladies, Tsunami & Elementals will all be competing!

This is a free event. It is a great opportunity for students to cheer on their friends and learn more about the wonderful FLL Program!! FLL is all about positive friendly competition. We hope you can join us!
1st Annual Night of Community

Looking forward to a wonderful event this evening. Our sold-out event will feature food from around the world, music, a silent auction and some extra special items and appearances by a few of our students!

A HUGE shout out to Rachel Marziano for her tireless work on this event and a special thanks to our hosts, the SNHU's Event Class in the Hospitality Department for their help in bringing our vision of our first Night of Community to life! 
After School Activities 

Girls on the Run 
Our Girls on The Run Pet Drive was a big success, thanks to all of your generous contributions! 

From toys to care supplies to cat/dog food, we raised a total of 109 donations! 

McIntyre Ski Club
Sign-ups for McIntyre ski/snowboard lessons close Tuesday, December 15th! 

If you plan to sign your child up for lessons please do so online at McIntryeSkiArea.com as soon as possible. 

Please let MFCS parent Craig Johnson know if you have any questions at  Craig.Johnson7@comcast.net.

From the Front Office
Upcoming School Holidays & Events 
Tuesday, November 24th: 
Early Release at 11:15am. 
Parent Teacher Conferences from 12-8pm.

Wednesday, November 25th - Friday, November 27th:
School Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday. 

Friday, December 4, 2015:
Movie Night for the Kids, Night Out for the Grown Ups!
Details to follow on this annual event...Save the Date!

Pizza Friday Forms

Pizza Friday forms were due today, November 20th. If you forgot to send a form in with your child, they will be available at Parent Teacher Conferences. 

 
Lost & Found 
Please encourage your child to check our Lost & Found in the front office if they have misplaced any items they have brought to school. 
Giving Thanks...
The Yosemite Room kicked off the Thanksgiving season with a beautiful Harvest Feast this morning. Among the many features was the apple sauce they made as a class yesterday, assisted by Kinder mom, Hind.

The Upper Elementary will have their Thanksgiving Feast on Monday. They have completed their lesson on table  etiquette and learned how to set a table. Each class has made table decorations, and are asked to dress up for Monday's event. 

The Lower Elementary students have been working on a Writing Thankfulness Project (see below). 

Thanks so much to all the families who will be contributing to these wonderful celebrations! 
Lending a Hand...
A big thank you to Angelica & David Kashulines for leading the beautification project in our multipurpose room!