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04-04-16:  FIELD DAY VOLUNTEER SIGN UP

Field Day Volunteers Needed!
Mills Park Elementary Field Day is quickly approaching. Parents, we need your help to make this event successful! Thursday, May 5th will be the Field Day for K-2 and Friday, May 6th will be for grades 3-5. Please see when your child’s class will be attending by viewing the schedule on the Sign Up Genius below. Field Day is one of our students’ favorite events of the year. In order to have all of the fun games and stations they look forward to, we need over 50 volunteers a day! Volunteer opportunities include supervising one of the inflatables, running a station or serving water to fellow volunteers. We also need donations of bottled water and cups. Please sign up for donations of items and/or time by visiting the Sign Up Genius (http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0f4fa8ae2bab9-mpefield). Please feel free to sign up for one shift, two shifts or if you are feeling extra generous we would love to see you both days! If you have any questions please email Scott Rood at srood@wcpss.net. Thanks! We are looking forward to a fun-filled time for everyone involved!

03-08-16:

Single Subject Acceleration

Single Subject Acceleration (SSA) is the practice of assigning a student to a higher-grade level than is typical, given the student’s age, for the purpose of providing access to appropriately challenging learning opportunities.  SSA is an accelerative practice that allows students to show mastery of the content of a course without having taken the course.  For example, a parent could nominate his/her child to skip a grade level of content in either Language Arts OR Mathematics.

Nomination Window for Traditional Schools:          April 20, 2016 – May 3, 2016

Testing Window for Traditional Schools:                 May 12, 2016 – May 18, 2016

All traditional school nominations must be received by May 3, 2016.  Late nominations will not be accepted

For a nomination form and more information please go to: http://wakeacceleration.weebly.com/

03-07-16:  Mr. Regan’s Monthly newsletter is updated below.  Please scroll down and click on Principals’ Letter.

Mills Park Elementary Make-up Days

Inclement Weather Day Make-up Day
January 25, 2016 March 24, 2016
February 15, 2016 April 25, 2016

Mills Park Elementary Make-up Days

Inclement Weather Day Make-up Day
January 22, 2016 February 15, 2016
January 25, 2016 March 24, 2016

01.08.16:  Registration for Kindergarten will continue on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 – 12:30 here in our Main Office.  Please visit our Newcomer Information/Kindergarten 2016 – 2017 Tab for detailed registration information.

12.16.15:  Here is the 2014-2015 School Snapshot for MPES:  MPES School Snapshot

 

Welcome to our website.  We hope you find it convenient and easy to navigate.  Please scroll over and down to take a look at the live Google calendar to see our ever-changing calendar of events!  As you navigate around, please let us know if you have further questions.  As always, we are available by calling 919-466-1466.

Welcome to our school! Our mission is to provide a positive learning environment that will challenge and inspire all students. Our staff recognizes the unique gifts of each child. We nurture the whole student through high expectations, differentiated instruction, and inquiry based learning.