Mill Falls News
May 24, 2019
Important Dates
Food Drive for the MFCS Food Pantry - fresh fruits, veggies single-package snacks needed!  

Memorial Day: School Closed

Field Day & Family
Picnic Lunch
(please look to the right here for lunch details !)

Night of Community
6-9pm held at the Palace Theatre's Spotlight Room.

6th Year Student Overnight

6th Year Graduation
4pm, Theater at Derryfield School

Glacier & Everglades

3rd Year Student Beach Trip

6th Year Student Service Learning Trip to FIT Garden/ Greenhouse

Kindergarten Tea
(for Kinder families)

Staff vs. Student Soccer Game

Last Day of School
(full day)

Please CLICK HERE to view Mill Falls public Google Calendar!

 Checking out a turtle shell at Squam Lake!  

We gratefully acknowledge the ongoing contributions from the following corporate partners: 







 Full Speed Ahead!

It has been a pedal-to-the-metal kind of week here at school, featuring the Lower Elementary field trip to Squam Lake, culminating projects, Step Up Night, and assessments in preparation for our final trimester's progress reports. There is also LOTS of preparation going behind the scenes as we prepare for the final events of the year from Field Day to our Night of Community to our 6th Year Student Graduation. And as we put the final touches on this newsletter, our Upper Elementary Dance Committee is decorating our common space for the final Upper Elementary Dance of the year! Thanks to all who donated items and time to make the event so memorable for our students!

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We started today with a celebration of our incredible Mill Falls Volunteers. Each year our Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast is catered by staff as a small token of our heartfelt thanks for all that our volunteers do and share with our school community. We feel so very fortunate to have so many amazing people who share their time and talent with our staff and students. We were pleased to be able to thank those who could be with us in person, and to all of our volunteers we say, THANK YOU!!!

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The Field Day Committee and Ms. Laura  have put the final touches on next Friday's big event. Yes, that's right, Field Day is right around the corner!! If you haven't read about the details of this year's Field Day, please be sure to do so in the box below. Volunteers are urgently needed! Please click here to lend a hand!

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The Annual Night of Community is the day after Field Day. Rachel Marziano, Kim Robinson and Meryl have been working on those details. It's a great event each year that is both a social gathering and a fundraiser, but...
it won't be a party without YOU! 

**Final headcount due to the venue and caterer by Tuesday!!!**
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Thank you to those who joined us earlier this week for our Annual Parent Step Up Night. The night is carefully designed for parents whose children are entering a new program level at our public Montessori school. Step Up Night offers parents the chance to meet all members of the program level, and learn about the unique Montessori curriculum. It provides valuable information for parents and guardians and context for what your child will be learning and HOW their curriculum will be delivered in our unique setting. If you are the parent of an incoming Kinder, a current Kinder or a current 3rd Year Student, but did not attend, the handouts will be sent home with your child or emailed to you. Please take some time to review, and if you have any questions, please be in touch with Laura Wrubleski at laura.wrubleski@millfalls.org

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We continue our work to finalize our student roster for next year . We aim to have all enrollment finalized by the end of the school year. Of course we hope all of our students will remain with us, but that isn't always the case. S o
if your plans for next year have changed, and you have decided your child will not be returning, please let us know ASAP so t hat we can reach out to families on our waitlist and invite them for a visit before the year ends. Our state funding is linked to our enrollment; so we must have a full 168 student count in order to get all the funding available and that our budget is based on. Thank you in advance for being in communication with us about any enrollment changes or considerations you may have for next year!

  June 1: 2019 Night of Community

It's a Cocktail Party...
It's a Celebration...
It raises critical funds for our School!
It's our...
Annual Night of Community 
June 1st, 6-9pm  

When: Saturday, June 1st, 6-9pm
Where: The Spotlight Room at the Palace Theatre
80 Hanover Street, Manchester
Who:  All members of our extended Mill Falls Community - parents/guardians, staff, board members, friends, neighbors and colleagues. All are welcome!

 Tickets are $35 each. 

 (please note: online service fees do apply)

Purchase Tickets the Old Fashioned Way:
 To purchase paper tickets, click here for the order form and/or stop by the Front Desk at school, where a small supply of paper tickets are available. 

as a family or with your business! 
Please contact Rachel Marziano for details about the benefits of sponsorship and how to help us raise critical funds for our school!

Can't Make the Event? Buy a Staff Ticket! 
Please consider purchasing tickets for your child's classroom teachers, Special Educators, Interventionists or other staff members at a discounted rate of $20 each! 

Interested in lending a hand
or donating an item for auction? 
  Please contact event organizers, MFCS Parents  Rachel Marziano  and/or  Kim Robinson .

It takes a village!
Last year's Night of Community generated over $13,000 in support of our school's programming. Help us meet that goal again!

Hope to see you on June 1st to enjoy the community evening  and help raise critical funds for Mill Falls!

 May 27: Memorial Day...School CLOSED

In honor of 
Memorial Day
Mill Falls will be closed on Monday, May 27th.

 Attention Manchester Families: Busing Request Forms

Busing Request Forms
Manchester families...are you interested in signing up for busing? Please take a moment to complete the 2019/20 Busing Form & Agreement and return them to the front desk by  Tuesday May 28th. or you will risk NOT having busing at the start of the school year!
Click here for Busing Forms
  May 31: Field Day 2019

2019 Field Day & Family Picnic Lunch
May 31, 2019

See you on May 31st for Field Day!  Our Annual Field Day & Family Picnic Lunch is a wonderful celebration of the year and our school community.  Please plan to join us, and lend a hand if you can! 

This year we will be handling food a bit differently than in the past. Families will be asked to bring a picnic lunch for their family and/or order pizza in advance. Click here for the Field Day Pizza Order Form.  We will have shared dessert options for guests. 

Can you lend a hand or
donate an item for the day?

This is an important community day and we hope that as many of our families and friends as can make it, will join us!

  Brain Buster

I'm an odd number.
My digits total 14.
I'm 4 less than 9x7.
What am I?

Faith / Zion / 4th Year
 Check Out the 2019/20 School Calendar!

The MFCS School Board of Trustees approved the 
2 019/20
School Calendar.  

You may view and download the PDF by clicking here.

Montessori Moments...
Below: Lower Elementary trip to Squam Lake Science Center.
Fun was had by all!

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Below: The final Cooking Club meeting included a shared meal and scission of table etiquette.

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Below: 2019 Parent Step Up Night featured the sharing of critical information about each Mill Falls Montessori Program Level.

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Final Student St ep Up Friday of 2019!

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See everyone on Tuesday after Memorial Day! To those who have served our country, we thank you!