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Mill Creek Curriculum Nights start on Aug. 18

Last school year, fourth-graders at Mill Creek Elementary School assembled for a class project on entrepreneurship. (CONTRIBUTED)
Last school year, fourth-graders at Mill Creek Elementary School assembled for a class project on entrepreneurship. (CONTRIBUTED)

MADISON – Parents at Mill Creek Elementary School can attend Curriculum Night for their child’s grade scheduled during the next few weeks.

These meetings are targeted for parents only, so teachers can explain subject matter that a student’s particular grade will study this year, along with grade-level procedures, homework policies and discipline procedures.

On Aug. 18, parents of kindergartners will meet at 5 p.m. in the library. Then at 6 p.m., Mill Creek PTA will conduct an open meeting.

Fourth-grade parents are scheduled for Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. and should report to their child’s classroom. Then, at 6 p.m. on Aug. 19, parents of fifth-graders will gather in the Mill Creek cafeteria.

On Aug. 21, sixth-grade parents will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.

Parents of third-grade students are scheduled for Aug. 25 at 5:30 p.m. in classrooms. At 6 p.m., first-grade parents will assemble in the library.

Second-grade parents can attend Curriculum Night on Aug. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the students’ classrooms.

At the PTA meeting on Aug. 18 at 6 p.m., parents can learn about all the clubs that Mill Creek is offering this year. Mill Creek Principal Dr. Claudia Styles will speak about this summer’s survey data, curriculum and testing.

Parents can buy spirit wear and order adult Maverick Mile shirts. All Mill Creek students receive free T-shirts for the Maverick Mile fundraiser.

New teachers at Mill Creek for the 2014-2015 school year are Megan Kuenzli, first grade; Holly Vanhooser, second grade; Cathy Thompson, third grade; and Jordin Corder, Leslie Roquemore-Goodwin and Allison Wright, sixth grade.

Other new teachers are Michelle Phillips, English Language Learners (ELL); Bethany Sandifer, Spanish; and Kip Hodge, physical education.

Teachers who have changed grade levels are Amanda Tyree to kindergarten; Rebecca Wilson, first grade; Katie Machado, second grade; Cheryl Campbell, third grade; and Paige Wilson, fourth grade.

Kacy McKay is Mill Creek’s assistant principal.

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