PAST EVENTS - 2016-2017 School Year
We have set a budget for the following:
- new equipment for the Full Day Kindergarten classes
- in school Plays and Presentations, Author visits, etc.
- Jungle Sport (a week long experience taking place inside our gymnasium in January)
- Events including: Grade 5 Graduation, Pancake Day, Family Skate Day, Staff Appreciation Day, Beach Day, Play Day & Grandparents (Halloween) Tea.
- NEW Technology including Chrome books, iPads, Osmo learning systems, etc.
- subsidizing various School Field Trips ($10 per child)
- In-class education programs, e.g. Scientist in the School, etc
THANK YOU for your support!
Without it we will not be able to provide these programs in future years.
CHOCOLATE SALES: This event is our MAJOR fundraiser for the school year! ALL money earned will be directly spent on providing for our children THIS SCHOOL YEAR.
Product Provider - Lamontagne
PEANUT-FREE AND NUT-FREE
In 2000, Lamontagne became the first Canadian chocolate manufacturer to be certified 100% peanut-free, and are still one of the few to offer nut-free items as well. All products are Kosher and are entirely made in Canada, with exclusive recipes using only fresh ingredients of the highest quality.
THANKS TO BOOK FAIR VOLUNTEERS!
The 1st Millwood Book Fair was a big success! Thanks to the many parents and teachers who volunteered their time to help out.
All profits go back into acquiring books and supplies for our Millwood library.
Thanks To the Salituro Family !
Millwood is very lucky to have parents like Marisa & Peter Salituro who run their own company, Ultimate Party Services. A big thanks to them for donating the big balloon towers and lighting to use at the kids dance/party/concert this week! Their generous donation really helped kick things up a notch!
STAFF APPRECIATION DAY A 'HULA-va' GOOD TIME!
Thanks to the many parents and teachers who volunteered time and treats!
See Pics here: http://www.millwoodhomeandschool.com/staff-appreciation
Family Fun Skate - Sat January 28, 2017
This was held at the West Deane Park Outdoor Ice Rink. Thanks to Katie and her Volunteers who organized this family event and provided the hot chocolate!
Thanks to the Junglesport team for a great week of fun!
This is one of the Home & School Associations largest funded events and we thanks all our parent supporters for making this happen each year.
Pancake Day! (Shrove Tuesday) - Tuesday Feb 28, 2017 - 'brunch'
What a success! A big 'thanks' to the many volunteers who managed to feed all our Millwood students two pancakes, syrup and a drink in under 3 hours! So many smiling faces keep this tradition alive.
Beach Day! - March 10, 2017
All Millwood Students got to wear 'beach' wear and enjoyed a cool treat provided by H&S.
Math Night! - Mon. March 6, 2017
The 'Millwood Loves Math' Night was a BIG success, with a large turnout of parents and their children eager to learn and engage in some math related fun!!
For those unable to attend, here's a link to the resource and also to some photos: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14K6wIqMtS4ai6MC5gGG7P6mzu1uX8dAQ7PPIyQtjXXM/edit?usp=sharing
H&S was proud to financially sponsor this event, but the biggest thanks must go to our WONDERFUL teaching staff (along with Principal Pinkney and V.P. Lee) who really made this event a night to remember:
Ms. Glinos Ms. Campos Ms. Kribs Ms. Chen
Mr. Osokin Ms. Slempers Mr. Minifie Ms. Wong
Ms. Chalk Ms. O’Gorman Ms. Valid Ms. Gorman
Ms. Fulham Ms. Hassan Mr. Lau Ms. Caldorone
Spring Concert Series
- Wednesday, April 26th at 6:00pm (All English classes)
- Thursday, May 4th at 6:00pm (French Grades 1 through 2/3)
- Thursday, May 4th at 7:30pm (French Grades 3 through 4/5)
YES! The same night!
Millwood Wellness Events
Monday MAY 8th & Thursday MAY 11th
Each class will be scheduled for one of the 1/2 days programs being planned. We need classroom volunteers to escort the classes, as well as donations of snacks/food and assorted craft supplies. Questions about the event?
Email Ms. Glinos at: firstname.lastname@example.org
2017-18 H&S Budget Planning - May 2017
Thanks to the over 100 Millwood Parents who took the time to complete our online budget survey! The winner of the draw for a $50 Best Buy Gift Card was the Melniks.
Taking the results of the survey, and consulting with admin and staff, H&S Executive presented a Draft Budget at the May H&S meeting (can be viewed by clicking on the 'Budget' button on the bottom of the 'Meetings' page. All parents are invited to attend the June AGM / Election meeting where it will be discussed and ratified.
Some highlights from the survey:
- 67% supported just paying a cash donation for our fundraising
- #1 item to drop (35%) was the $10 field trip subsidy
- 57% would be interested in a milk program at our school.
Grade 5 Graduation- June 22, 2017 6:00pm
To Be Held at Silverthorne Collegiate. Don't forget the Millwood tradition that has current Grade 4 parents donate the food; please see the 'Events' tab for signup details!
Canada 150 / Play Day! Friday June 23, 2017 (Rain Day June 27)
A Millwood Tradition! A year-end day of Fun and Games. Each Child will receive a cold treat compliments of H&S.