Tag: Millarville School

  • Millarville School Principal’s Message – Food Forest

    Millarville School Principal’s Message – Food Forest

      It is amazing that we have just one more month together for the 2014-2015 school year. I am sure that with the sun up late, the students have summer on their minds and the outdoors in their sights! What a better time to talk about the continued development of our outdoor learning space. Bravo […]

  • MCS Community Garden Permablitz

    MCS Community Garden Permablitz

    A HUGE thank you to the Millarville Community School Families & Teachers, Permaculture Calgary Guild Members, and Luke & Jordan (former MCS Student) of the Leaf Ninjas, who came out to help install an important feature in our future food forest, garden, and outdoor learning space – Water Harvesting and Distribution Swales! Water is integral in any planting system and […]

  • Calling all MCS Families and Community Members!

    Calling all MCS Families and Community Members!

    It’s time to break ground on the Millarville Community School Naturalization Project… aka Garden! Mark your calendars…. Saturday, May 23rd. The goal of this permablitz is to remove the sod, survey and dig the swales (water ditches), and spread new topsoil, manure, and ground cover. But…. What is a Permablitz? Permablitz (noun): An informal gathering, […]

  • Millarville Community School: Principal’s Message

    Millarville Community School: Principal’s Message

    Principal’s Message Soccer and baseball season are here, the Flames gave us a good run, we have an NDP majority government in Alberta and we have less than two months of school left in the 2014-2015 school year. My, a lot can change in a couple of weeks! Looking back on the last two weeks, […]

  • Millarville School Learning Commons Used Book Sale

    Millarville School Learning Commons Used Book Sale

      Millarville School’s Learning Commons will be holding a used book sale this month: Wednesdays May 13 & 20 Thursdays May 14 & 21 Friday May 22 If you have any gently used books no longer being read at your home, please consider donating them to the book sale. Bring your family, friends and neighbours […]

  • Millaville School News: School Lunch Fatigue? Team Thrive Has Answers

    Millaville School News: School Lunch Fatigue? Team Thrive Has Answers

    Team Thrive Tip: Pre-cut veggies and store them in clear containers in the refrigerator. The easier they are to access the more likely they are to disappear. Put fresh veggies (and dip if you prefer) out on the counter while you prepare dinner to head off the inevitable ‘We’re hungry, when are we eating?’ Kids […]

  • Millarville Parent Council – Did You Know: Pinterest, New School Sites and more

    Millarville Parent Council – Did You Know: Pinterest, New School Sites and more

    From the April 14, 2015 meeting Did you know? • New Learning Coach at MCS! Please welcome Karli Alm. She will be invaluable in helping to meet the needs of all students in their specific needs for learning. She is filling Pam Irving’s position. • Pinterest can help you help your child?! – Check out Team […]

  • Millarville’s ‘School Yard Naturalization Project’ Needs Your Help!

    Millarville’s ‘School Yard Naturalization Project’ Needs Your Help!

    Millarville Community School has historically been associated with nature, outdoor education, and homesteading. We pride ourselves on our great Outdoor Pursuits Program, and value the learning experiences had outside. There is a large area on the west side of the school that goes mostly unused. Our goal is to transform this area into a no […]

  • Millarville School News: Election Time in Alberta

    Millarville School News: Election Time in Alberta

    Election season is upon us and the race is on to elect a representative who will meet the needs of our community. The budget tabled by the current government is designed to not cut teachers from classrooms; however, if you read the fine print, you will discover that those who are just as valuable to […]

  • Millarville School BBQ Fundraiser this Saturday

    Millarville School BBQ Fundraiser this Saturday

    The Millarville Grade 8 students will be holding a BBQ fundraiser at the Okotoks Sobeys on Saturday, April 25 from 10:00am to 5:00pm.   All proceeds go toward Millarville’s Grade 8 graduation celebration to wish students a final farewell as a community and send them on to high school in style!

  • Millarville School News: Mini Businesses Coming Soon

    Millarville School News: Mini Businesses Coming Soon

      The Grade 4’s have been inspired by our current class novel, Lunch Money, and our current unit of inquiry, How We Organize Ourselves. We are creating our own mini businesses! These mini businesses demonstrate true entrepreneurial ambition by the Grade 4’s and they wish to raise money to have a year end pizza celebration. […]

  • Millarville School News: Be Awesome, Be Better, Be a Team Player

    Millarville School News: Be Awesome, Be Better, Be a Team Player

    Welcome back from Spring Break! Believe it or not, we are in the last few months of the school year, with only a little over 2 and half months left! We look forward to making this short amount of time for learning both memorable and exciting. We started the year with the three phrases – […]

  • Millarville Horticultural Club 2015 Junior Program

    Millarville Horticultural Club 2015 Junior Program

    Do your children like to play in the dirt? Have they ever wanted to grow their own vegetables or flowers? Please join us on Wednesday, April 22 at 7:00pm in the Learning Commons to find out more about a program geared for junior gardeners. • Information on garden location, soil, plant care, harvest • If you […]

  • Millarville School News: Spring Round-Up an Outstanding Success

    Millarville School News: Spring Round-Up an Outstanding Success

      Last Thursday the whole community came together to celebrate our Western Heritage. The Spring Round-up is a perfect example of how our community supports public education. From the generous donations from families and businesses for our raffles and silent auction items to the awesome turn out, it was a huge success. Your time, donations […]

  • Ladies Night Fundraiser Tonight in Millarville

    Ladies Night Fundraiser Tonight in Millarville

    The Millarville Playschool is having a Ladies Night Fundraiser Thursday March 26th at 6:30pm at Rancher’s Hall. There will be vendors from Jamberry Nails, Thrive Foods, Stampin’ Up, Steeped Teas & more. Come and have a fun night and support our local Mom’s group.