Milan Area Schools is a community committed to achieving academic excellence for all learners through research, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
Today’s Character Counts message is: “I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.”--by President Abraham Lincoln
MMS 6th grade students don’t forget about the movie after school NEXT Wednesday, May 2, in the librarium at the Middle School. The event will be after school, from 4:30 - 6:30 and is for 5th and 6th grade students only.
Missing something? Check the Lost & Found in the Guidance office. All items not claimed by Friday, April 27, will be donated.
Educational, Fun Ways to Sneak in Academics over the Break or Anytime!
● Play board games and cards that involve numbers, such as Monopoly, Rummy, and Yahtzee.
● Double a holiday recipe and have your child make it or help make it by telling you the conversions.
● Cut a pie or other treat into pieces and identify the fractions, having your student make sure each person in your family gets his or her equal share.
● Play online math games like Dragonbox.
English Language Arts:
● Make a trip to the library for some books to read over break.
● Sit by the fire taking turns reading your favorite winter books to each other.
● Play word games, such as Scrabble, Boggle, etc.
● Keep a journal writing in it each day (gratitude, summary of events, hopes for the new year).
● Track the temperature for each day and make a graph.
● If you travel, keep a journal of the different climates, landscapes, etc.
● Keep a moon journal and record lunar activity.
● Do some experiments.
● Tryout some free coding sites online.
● Make a video of your grandparents telling their childhood memories. Interview them about how their lives were different when they were children.
● Create a family tree with regions where people are from/live.
● Do an internet search to learn about how holidays are celebrated around the world. Make a Venn diagram or table to compare and contract the occasions.
● Make holiday crafts, cookies, or gifts for others. Hand-made gifts are the best!
● Sing your favorite winter songs.
● Perform skits or play your instrument for your visiting family members.
● Have 7th or 8th graders sing you one of the holiday carols that they learned.
● Go sledding, build a snow sculpture, or have a snowball fight.
● Walk through a neighborhood with great winter lights.
● Attend an open gym, fitness class and try something new.
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Holocaust Museum Field Trip 8th Grade
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Chess Club Tournament- Day 1
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Track Meet at New Boston
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM 5th & 6th Grade Movie Night
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Chess Club Tournament - Day 2
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Track Meet at Grosse Ile
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM HOME Track Meet vs. Riverview (at MHS Track/Football Field)
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Empty Bowls Event
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Band Concert