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  • Young Men of Distinction

    Mr. Brown and Deputy Roberts will be meeting every Friday at 1:30 with their students in the group. 

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  • A Message from the Principal
     
    Mill Creek Elementary is a school "where excellence begins". 
     
    From the Early Childhood program through fifth grade, we are focused on fostering literacy skills within a curriculum that features rigorous lessons coupled with challenges to think in creative ways.
     
    We have a full day program for gifted and talented students and  appropriately integrate students with special needs into the regular curriculum.
     
    In summary, Mill Creek Elementary is focused on enabling every student to become a positive participant in our global society.
     
    Welcome to Mill Creek Elementary School, a "place where excellence begins!"
     
     
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  • Greetings Parents! 

    Mrs. Scott, our Parent and Family Engagement Specialist, will be starting COFFEE STOP and TIPS for Parents on the first Monday of each month in the car lane or the front entrance of the school in the mornings as you wait to drop off your child(ren) from 7:00 – 7:20.  She will be sharing a free cup of coffee to start your morning along with resources that are beneficial in helping your child(ren)  to be successful here at school and tips of practical practices that can be useful to assist with At Home Learning.   For more details or questions you may contact Mrs. Scott. 

     

    Mill Creek Elementary School                                   

    Gwendolyn Scott, PFES 

    (803) 908-9594 

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  • Please watch this awesome video of our wonderful grandparents who turned out in droves to eat with our students! Thank you so much grandparents!!!

     

    Grandparents day video

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  • Your encouraging words for kids can help them thrive in school and life! How do your words matter? 

    Positive words from parents, teachers, and mentors are a rich source of internal motivation and guidance to children and teens. Often, kids recall your words of encouragement for years to come.

    Encouraging Words Vs. Praise

    1. Be Honest. Children are the first to recognize when your words are not sincere. ...
    2. Focus on Effort, Not Ability. ...
    3. Be Specific. ...
    4. Avoid the Need to Compare. ...                                                                      
    5. Don't Over-Encourage.
    6. Don't Use Encouragement to Control      

     

      By Marilyn Price-Mitchell, PhDCOMPASS-                                                                                    

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  • Mill Creek Elementary

     

    LEAP Success Chart:  A Classroom Behavior System

     

    “Leaping to Success!”

     

    Here at Mill Creek, our students are challenged each year to LEAP toward success.  This system will allow students to gain positive and negative consequences for their choices and behaviors.  Classroom behaviors will be monitored with a color chart, in which students will move personal clothes pins when making exceptionally good choices (move up) or when needing redirection from the teacher (move down).  Every student begins each day on green.  The value of each color is described below:

     

     

    Purple

    Blue

    Green

    Yellow

    Red

     

    Outstanding Day

     

    Student exceeds expectation and demonstrates all LEAP traits.

    (small incentive- daily or weekly).

    Good Day

     

    Student represented at least 3 LEAP traits (small incentive- daily or weekly).

     

    Ready to Learn

     

    Normal expectation; no behavior problems (verbal praise)

    Think About It

     

    Warning (Verbal or written)

     

    Parent Contact

     

    Parents are contacted and this communication is documented in the Parent teacher Communication Log Book. (A discipline referral might also be completed)

     

    The LEAP Success Chart system is designed to teach students to make positive choices and redirect negative behaviors.  Parents will be notified daily of student behaviors through classroom notes, agenda books, behavior folders, etc.  Please discuss with your child daily the LEAP expectations for student behaviors.  We believe all students can raise their LEAP to success every day!

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  • Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to Ms. Shannon Barrett our Teacher of the Year!

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