Mill Creek Middle School
Grades Seven and Eight
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We will explore and discover with this year's theme of:
"Under the Sea -
Dive In and Explore."
The first day of school is Tuesday, September 3rd, and is a half day. Students will be released at 11:40 a.m.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
There will be an orientation for all incoming seventh and eighth graders on Tuesday, August 27th.
8th Grade - 3:00 - 4:30 PM
7th Grade - 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Students will receive their schedules, textbooks, school pictures, lockers, chromebooks, tour the school, and gather further information from current Mill Creek students. Parents should accompany their child.
2019-2020 Academic Teams
- Darnton, Mutschler, Saulles, Selecman, Heikkila (7th - Hybrid)
- Hoelscher, Jastren, Sperendi, Wineman, NEW (7th - Summit)
- Burgess, Fyke, Elmy, Gallaher, Davidson (7th-8th Traditional)
- Fry, Ivan, Kelley, Park, Vess (8th - Hybrid)
- Dever, Grant, Schlanderer, Sinopoli, Arbour (8th - Summit)
- Emergency Form Online! - Update Student Info - Use Gateway to Update Information (This will include the Student Handbook Signature requirement!)
- Mill Creek Athletics
- Lunch Account
- Meet Mill Creek's Teacher Team
- SCRIPT- Fundraising for 8th Grade Washington DC trip
- Bus Routes
- Chromebook FAQ's / Chromebook Student/Parent Agreement
- Student Scoop Survey – To be completed by each student
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Mill Creek uses research-based team teaching. Students also have choice to explore a variety of programs through our elective program, which offers over 50 courses students may choose from. We use Carnegie Turning Points and Breaking Ranks in the Middle recommendations to:
- Create small communities
- Teach a core academic program
- Ensure success for all students
- Empower teachers and administrators
- Staff middle grade schools with teachers who are experts
- Improve academic performance through fostering health and fitness
- Reengage families
- Connect schools with communities
Our primary goal is to provide an academically challenging program while addressing the social and emotional needs of all children. Staff strive to give each child a sense of belonging as students navigate the adolescent years.
More About Mill Creek
Mill Creek has been labeled a National School to Watch, which identifies exemplary middle level programs in Michigan and the United States. Characteristics of a School to Watch include:
- Academically Excellent. These schools challenge all students to use their minds well.
- Responsive to Students’ Needs. These schools are sensitive to the unique developmental challenges of early adolescence.
- Socially Equitable. These schools are democratic and fair, providing every student with high-quality teachers, resources, and supports.