The Weekly Communicator
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MILLIKAN MIDDLE SCHOOL
THE WEEKLY COMMUNICATOR
Be Safe. Be Responsible. Be Respectful.
Week 11 March 19 - 23, 2018
LACMA Ancient World Mobile Week 6
“If we all did what we were capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves.” - Thomas Edison
Monday Regular Day Bell Schedule – 3:03 PM Dismissal
3/19/18 LACMA Ancient World Mobile – Gonzales-Holder P4 – P5
8th Grade Panorama Picture Period 1 on PE Field (Greene/Torrijos)
Choir / Band Yearbook Make-Up Pictures on 8th Grade Lawn (Stealey)
Tuesday Professional Development Bell Schedule – 1:33 PM Dismissal (Buses leave @ 1:45 PM )
3/20/18 PD Science Dept – SBAC Protocols in LMC (Ms. Winokur/Gass)
Wednesday Regular Bell Schedule – 3:03 PM Dismissal
3/21/18 LACMA Ancient World Mobile – Bonino P4 /Gonzales-Holder P5
PTSA 6:00 PM in LMC
Thursday Minimum Day Bell Schedule – 12:29 PM Dismissal
3/22/18 LACMA Ancient World Mobile – Bonino P4 /Gonzales-Holder P5 (tentative)
Crisis Team PD 1:00 – 2:45 PM in Magnet Conference Room
Spring Extravaganza 3:30 PM/ SAS Meeting 5-6
Open House 6:00 – 7:15 PM
Friday Minimum Day Bell Schedule – 12:29 PM Dismissal
3/23/18 Window 2 Progress Reports go Home via Period 1 classes
LACMA Ancient World Mobile – Bonino P4 /Gonzales-Holder P5 (tentative)
3 26 – 4/2/18 Spring Break / Cesar Chavez – No School
Be Safe – unless for PE class, walk on campus. Protect and respect personal space.
Be Responsible – be on time, throw trash away, and do your work.
Be Respectful – use positive and polite language, stop and think before speaking or acting, treat others as you wish to be treated. Apologize if you bump into someone.
8th Graders – stay focused and make good choices. Keep your eyes on the prize(s): 8th Grade Formal, Magic Mountain, 8th Grade Picnic, and Culmination. You can do it!
Citizenship – show your school pride, pick up and throw away YOUR trash. Thank you.
Mid-Term Grades – progress reports distributed on Friday, March 23rd. Not happy with your grades? Make an appointment with your teacher and/or Counselor to develop strategies for improving them.
Attendance – please submit accurate attendance daily.
Best Practice – want to increase positive culture in your class? Try an Acts of Kindness challenge. Set a goal (performing / noticing 3 acts of kindess), and give the first 10 students who meet the challenge extra credit or prize. See more ideas: https://positivepsychologyprogram.com/kindness-activities-empathy-worksheets/
Email/Schoology Posts – please check daily.
Field Trips – please alphabetize student names when submitting student lists to the Attendance Office. If multiple periods are participating, please alphabetize within class periods. Please check in with Attendance Office before departing to verify which students are participating in the trip.
April 3 PD – Mastery Learning 1:45 – 4:00 PM in LMC
April 3-6 Drama Production Load-in (Mr. Dean)
April 4-6 Science SBAC
April 6 Birmingham HS Programming Period 5 – HR in LMC (Torrijos)
April 9 ELA SBAC Begins
LD Cadre PD
April 9-12 Sketch Rehearsals in Burrill Hall
April 10 PD – Science / Social Studies
April 11 ELA SBAC Block Schedule P1, P3, & P5
Culmination Meeting P3
April 12 ELA SBAC Block Schedule P2, P4, & P6
Panorama HS Field Trip (Major)
Sketch Production 7:00 – 9:00 PM in Burrill Hall (Dean)
April 13 Huntington Library Field Trip (Joseph)
Sketch Assemblies P3 – P5 in Burrill Hall (Dean)
Sketch 7:00 – 9:00 PM in Burrill Hall (Dean)
April 14 Sketch Production 2:00 & 7:30 PM in Burrill Hall (Mr. Dean)
April 16 Dean’s Talks P1-P6 in Burrill Hall
April 17 Faculty Meeting 1:45 PM in LMC
April 18 Block Schedule Periods 1, 3 & 5
PTSA Meeting 6:00 PM in LMC
April 18-19 8th Grade Formal Set Up Periods 1-6 in Burrill Hall
April 19 Coffee with the Principal 8:15 AM in Parent Center
Huntington Library Field Trip (Joseph)
Block Schedule Periods 2, 4 & 6
SSC – AGC Meeting 3:20 PM in LMC
Progress Report #3 Window Opens
April 20 Turtle of the Month 2:30 PM in LMC (Harris/Leadership)
8th Grade Formal 6:00-9:00 PM in Burrill Hall
April 21 DTASC
April 22 Comedy Gala 6:00 – 10:00 PM
April 24 PD – Mastery Learning 1:45–4:00 PM in LMC
April 25 Math SBAC Block Schedule Periods 1, 3, & 5
DTASC Spring Showcase 6:00-7:00 PM in Room 15 (Mr. Dean)
April 26 Math SBAC Block Schedule Periods 2, 4, & 6
Millikan Music Fest Set-up in Burrill Hall (McGaffey/Major)
April 27 Window 3 Progress Reports/Verification Rosters due in Counseling Office @ 8:00 AM
Dance at Lunch in Gym (Harris/Leadership)
Millikan Music Fest 3:00-10:00 PM in Burrill Hall (McGaffey/Major)
April 30 Vocal Move-in Burrill Hall
April 30-May 4 ELPAC Assessments