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  • Dear Parents,

    On behalf of the staff at Mill Creek Elementary School, I am happy to welcome you to the 2022-23 school year! We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. We recognize that in order to be successful in school, our children need support from both the home and school. We know a strong partnership with you will make a great difference in your child’s education. As partners, we share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that we will do our very best to carry out our responsibilities. We ask that you guide and support your child’s learning by ensuring that he/she:

    1) Attends school daily and arrives on time, ready for the day’s learning experience

    2) Completes all homework assignments given by teachers Monday - Thursday

    3) Reads daily to develop a love for reading and to improve literacy skills

    4) Shares school experiences with you so that you are aware of his/her school life

    5) Informs you if he/she needs additional support in any area or subject

    6) Knows that you expect him/her to succeed in school and go on to college


    Please consider joining our school Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) or School Improvement Council as our students can greatly benefit from your involvement and contributions to the school’s program and its operations. We seek volunteers to help us with the following activities when COVID cases decline:

    1) Teacher-led instructional support, usually in the classroom

    2) Reading with children who need extra help

    3) School-wide events

    4) Student recognition events

    5) Outreach and recruitment of parent and community volunteers

    If you have any questions about the rules and expectations, please feel free to contact me or to discuss them with your child’s teacher. It is very important that you and your child are fully informed regarding standards related to appropriate behavior for a safe and productive school year.

    The wonderful Mill Creek Elementary staff and I feel privileged to be a part of this school family. We thank you for your support and look forward to meeting you.



    Eddie J. Whack, Principal

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  • Teacher of the Year:

    Congratulations to Mrs. Ashley Burgess our Teacher of the Year for 2024-2025!!


    Classified Employee of the Year:

    Congratulations to Mrs. Julie Cherwonuk-Kinker our Classified Employee of the Year for 2024-2025!!



  • Mill Creek Elementary School Mission:
    The mission is to transform lives by closing the achievement gap and preparing all students for college and career readiness through empowering them to achieve their potential and dreams.



    Our vision is commiteted to:

    Technology and Teaching life skills

    Equitable learning environment

    Achieving excellence

    Motivating students and staff


    Mastering state standards

    Cultivating responsible Citizens and 

    Community Involvement



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  • Notice of Non-Discrimination

    Richland County School District One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or other protected characteristics in its programs and activities.