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Through shared accountability, the Millennium Middle School community is committed to preparing all students with the academic foundation and habits of mind necessary to be constructive, contributing members of society.
Millennium Middle School
61526 West Nine Mile Road
South Lyon, MI 48178
Principal - Kelly Gallagher
Assistant Principal - Darrell Plummer
Main Office - 248-573-8200
Fax - 248-437-4066
6th Grade Wing - 248-573-8190
6th Grade Fax - 248-437-4086
Attendance Line - 248-573-8195
LETTER FROM THE PRINCIPAL
March 30, 2016
Dear Parents and Community Members:
We are pleased to present you with the Annual Education Report (AER) which provides key information on the 2014-15 educational progress for Millennium Middle School. The AER addresses the complex reporting information required by federal and state laws. The school’s report contains information about student assessment, accountability, and teacher quality. If you have any questions about the AER, please contact me for assistance.
The AER is available for you to review electronically by clicking on the Annual Report link on the MMS webpage or you may review a copy in the main office at your child’s school.
As we have also described in our School Improvement Report, the key challenge for Millennium Middle School is narrowing achievement gaps with our special education subgroup. Key initiatives that are being undertaken to accelerate student achievement and narrow gaps are the implementation of the workshop model in language arts and mathematics to allow for more targeted and differentiated instructional support as well as the use of Visible Thinking Routines with students to help them strengthen and articulate their cognitive processing.
Aggregate student achievement results on the MSTEP (Michigan Student Test of Educational Process) can be accessed via the website link referenced above or in the hardcopy of the report available in the Millennium Middle School main office.
State law requires that we also report additional information.
All students within the South Lyon Community Schools are assigned to schools based upon residency within the geographic boundaries determined by the district. At the middle school level, students whose academic programming needs qualify them for special education services provided by our district’s Cognitively Impaired program attend Centennial Middle School regardless of geographic residency; students whose academic needs qualify them for the academically talented program attend Millennium Middle School regardless of geographic residency. There is no intra-district School of Choice for middle school students. Centennial Middle School and Millennium Middle School also have some inter-district Schools of Choice (under section 105 and 105C) for students who live outside of South Lyon and want to receive an exceptional education in the South Lyon Community Schools.
School Improvement Plan Status
The AdvancEd/NCA accreditation process is firmly embedded in the Millennium Middle School (MMS) continuous School Improvement Process. This process provides a solid framework for increasing student achievement at MMS. During the 2014-2015 school year, we hosted our External Review and were recommended for accreditation on May 6, 2015. Steps are being taken by the MMS staff to address required actions.
Our next External Review is anticipated in 2019-2020. The MMS staff will continue to monitor progress on our school improvement goals by gathering and analyzing student achievement data. As appropriate, we will add or modify instructional strategies. In addition, we will be engaged in professional development activities to prepare for the expectations of the state standards as well as to continue developing our Culture of Thinking at Millennium Middle School.
The Michigan K-12 Academic Standards serve as the basis for South Lyon Community Schools' curriculum. To guide continuous improvement, the district’s curriculum coordinators in collaboration with teachers serving on the Subject Area Committees engage in an on-going process to ensure alignment with the Michigan Standards in ELA, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. For a copy of our curriculum or for more information, you may contact the Millennium Middle School office or our district department of Curriculum, Instruction, Technology, and Assessment (CITA).
Parent-Teacher Conference Attendance
Millennium continues to have a high level of parent involvement. There was a high attendance rate in 2013-14 as 447 parents (52%) attended Curriculum Night while 480 parents (56%) attended Parent Teacher Conferences. Our attendance rates in 2014-15 were 387 (45%) for Curriculum Night and 497 (59%) for Parent Teacher Conferences.
At Millennium Middle School we are very proud of the hard work and achievement of our students, the dedication of our outstanding staff, and the continuing support of our parents and community.
Kelly Gallagher, Principal
Thursday, February 16th
Thurs, Feb. 16th: Half Day, students released at 10:49AM
Feb. 17, 20 & 21: Mid Winter Break, no school
Attention 8th graders going to Washington DC. At the end of 6th hour make sure you get your packet with group information and forms to be filled out. All forms need to be returned to Mr. Baker by he March 14th meeting.
Attention any 6th or 7th graders who are interested in joining next year’s Robotics Team: there will be an informational meeting next week. Stop by one of the offices for a flyer with more information.
Attention all 8th grade girls interested in running cross country next year in high school: Please stop by the 7th/8th grade office and put your name and email on an information signup sheet. Please note that there is one sign up sheet for South Lyon High and another for South Lyon East.
We have an exciting on-site field trip coming up on March 14th! This is an after school event where future student engineers will get to build punch rams with advanced Lego type kits helping them learn all about simple machines, mechanics, hydraulics and pheumatic concepts. You also get to keep and take your ram home! Pizza is included too! Cost is $17 and spaces are limited so tell your friends to sign up with you today! Permission slips are available in both main offices.
Attention 8th grade students interested in participating in student council at South Lyon High School next year: You must apply to participate in Student Council at the old high school, so pick up your application today. Applications are now available in the Main Office. If you will be going to East High School, you do not need to fill out an application, all 9th graders can join Student Council.
NJHS acceptance letters will be handed out TODAY in 6th hour. Please keep your envelope sealed and open it once you get home. Thank you and good luck to all who applied!
Attention all students: The counselors are looking to learn about the fantastic work that MMS students are doing in the community. If you are a student who helps out others by doing volunteer work please stop by the 6th Grade office this week to share your stories. We look forward to hearing from you!
TODAY is a half day of school, you will go to all 6 classes, then be released at 10:49AM. Have a great mid winter break!