This Week At McMillin June 3rd-June 5th

Last Week of School

Dear Families,

As we embark on the much-awaited summer break, I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude for your continued support throughout the school year. It has been a year filled with growth, learning, and memorable experiences for our students.

As we transition into the summer break, I encourage you to cherish this time with your children, engage in fun and educational activities, and create lasting memories together. Remember to stay safe, take care of one another, and embrace the joy that comes with the summer season.

Although our hallways may be quiet during the break, the spirit of our school community remains strong. I look forward to welcoming everyone back refreshed and ready for another exciting year ahead. 

Wishing you all a restful and rejuvenating summer break!

Warm regards,

Dr. Sturges

Principal

6th Grade Promotion

Tuesday June 4th at 9am at Calvary Church (next door)

Last Day of School

Wednesday, June 5th, is the last day of school.  It is also a minimum day.

This Week At McMillin May 13th-17th

State Testing Continues This Week

Dear 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Grade families,

State testing continues this week.  Please make sure your child is present every day and on time.  Thank you.

Spring Carnival Friday 5-8pm

Hanover Survey

Dear Families,

At the end of each year, we distribute the Hanover survey.  Please take a few moments to complete the survey and let us know how things are going here at McMillin.  Your feedback is important to us.  Click here for the Survey

Continuing at McMillin Next Year?

We hope so!

ASL

Budget Feedback

Families, please share your feedback for McMillin’s budget development for the 2924-2025 school year.

This Week At McMillin April 15th-19th

Purple Star School Celebration

We are excited to celebrate our Purple Star Recognition. We will have an assembly on Monday April 15th on the blacktop at 8:30am.   Parents are welcome to attend.  Please make sure you sign into the main office and obtain your visitors badge.

Spirit Week in Honor of Month of the Military Child

Book Fair

Message from PTA:

The Book Fair is coming! April 15th – 19th!

Information should have been sent home with your student.

Materials include:
✅Catalog of book fair inventory
✅ Information on how to set up your student’s eWallet so you don’t have to send cash*
✅ Wish/shopping list

(*One great feature of the eWallet is ANYONE can add to it. If you have loved ones that would like to contribute to your student’s eWallet, simply send them the link!)

Your child’s teacher will communicate their scheduled shopping day, which will begin on Tuesday, April 16th. We plan to also be open after school on Thursday, provided we have enough volunteers…

Which is the perfect segue to beg our Beagle Families for help 🙏🏼 Please consider signing up for a shift or two to help us serve our students!

Sign up at this link today 👇🏼
https://bit.ly/mcmillinbookfair2024

➡️ Parents/Guardians of primary students (grades TK – 3) are especially needed during their shopping time. Parents are welcome to accompany as long as they check in at the office.

Remember: there are so many benefits of reading and there is no such thing as too many books! 📚

Please contact mcmillin.pta.volunteer@gmail.com with any questions.

We look forward to seeing all our Beagles next week!

Jr Show Choir Camp

 

This Week At McMillin April 8th-April 12th

McMillin is a Purple Star School

News Article 

McMillin’s Got Talent

Solar Eclipse Monday April 8th

As you may be aware, on Monday, April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. The total solar eclipse will block out the sun momentarily for millions of viewers along a path stretching from northern Mexico to Maine.

While San Diego County is not on the path to the total eclipse, the region is expected to see a partial eclipse beginning around 10 a.m., peaking about an hour later at 11:11 a.m., and ending at 12:23 p.m.

As the safety of our students and staff is our top priority, all schools within CVESD are required to operate on a rainy day schedule on April 8. This means all recess and lunch must take place indoors.

If classroom teachers and students are interested in viewing the eclipse with the proper safety procedures in place, parents will be required to sign a waiver in order for their child to view the eclipse. Waiver Form Solar Eclipse 2024

As such, any student who will participate in viewing the solar eclipse must wear protective glasses.  Only proper glasses (specific for solar eclipse) may be used if your site chooses to participate in viewing the eclipse.  Solar Views must comply with the ISO 12312-2 international standard.

As you know, direct exposure to the sun’s rays, especially during an eclipse, poses severe risks to eye health. Even a partial eclipse can cause irreversible eye damage without proper precautions. We’d like to ask you to make eye safety a top priority during this time.

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming! 🙌🏼

SAVE THE DATE!
🗓️ April 15th – 19th
Get ready to empower your reader with book choice. 📚

More information to follow!

This Week At McMillin April 2nd – April 5th

School Resumes Tuesday, April 2nd (Minimum Day)

School resumes April 2nd.  It is a minimum day.  

Coffee With The Principal Friday April 5th at 8:30am hosted by PTA

Please join us for “Coffee with the Principal” .  Our School Resource Officer from CVPD will be doing a highly informative gun safety presentation.  We hope you can attend.

Returning Student Survey

Is your family returning to McMillin for the 2024-2025 school year? Please let us know here: Returning student survey

Parent Input Needed

We would like your input on how LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) and Title 1 funds are spent.

LCAP funds are given to school sites based on the number of students in the following categories: English learners, Socioeconomically Disadvantaged, and Foster Youth. The funds must be spent to achieve the goals outlined in our district’s LCAP:

1. The District will continue to learn, reflect, and improve or increase equity initiatives for all students and families, with a specific focus on Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), English Learners (ELs), Students with Disabilities (SWD), Low-Income (LI), Foster Youth (FY), Homeless (HM) student, and LGBTQ+ students.

2. The District will improve and increase access to services for all students and families that support social, emotional, and physical wellness with a specific focus on BIPOC, ELs, SWD, LI, FY, HM students, and LGBTQ+ students.

3. The District will improve and increase access to services for all students to improve academic achievement with a specific focus on BIPOC, ELs, SWD, LI, FY, HM students, and LGBTQ+ students.

Title 1 funds are provided to schools based on the number of students who are considered socioeconomically disadvantaged. These funds are intended to address the conditions, access to resources, or learning disparities that may lead to an inequitable educational experience.

Click here to submit your input: Budget and Title 1 Input for Parents

SAVE THE DATE:

Purple Star Recognition Ceremony April 15th at 8:30am on the blacktop

The California Purple Star School Designation Program (Purple Star Program) seeks to reduce the burden on military-connected students and their families by articulating the most critical transition supports for military-connected students and their families by publicly designating schools that meet certain requirements.

The program signals which schools are the most committed and best equipped to meet their unique needs.

The Purple Star Program was designed to help mitigate the challenges of high mobility by setting standards for and publicly designating military-friendly schools.

The Purple Star Program’s true value derives from its potential to:

  • Centralize and make knowledge accessible,
  • Develop stakeholder networks, and
  • Support schools in cultivating and communicating cultural competency in supporting military-connected families.

McMillin has received this designation for their services and program designed specifically to address the needs of Military families by

  • Welcoming and acclimating a new military-connected student.
  • Providing educational supports for military-connected students, including special populations.
  • By providing Social-emotional supports for military-connected students.
  • Providing professional development to staff

Monday April 15th at 8:30am we will celebrate our award of “Purple Star School” with Navy band southwest performing for our students.  Families are welcome to attend.

SAVE THE DATE:

McMillin’s Got Talent April 11th @ 5pm in the MPR

More Details to come

Meet our New Associate Principal