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And to be a good citizen at all times


Mills Pond Architects Design Structures

During a recent Project Lead the Way lesson, second graders in Barbara Haining’s class at Mills Pond Elementary School had to design different structures using just popsicle sticks. Using the grooved sticks, the students created rural and urban structures. The lesson was part of an English language arts and social studies unit on the three community types: rural, urban and suburban.

New Years Eve Ball

Mills Pond Students Connect with Seniors for Holidays

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Fifth graders at Mills Pond Elementary School spread joy in their community this holiday season. The students created cards and crafts for seniors at the St. James Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center across the street from their school. The students walked to the center to sing carols. They also created cards for servicemen and women in local hospitals.

Mills Pond Cares Club Collects for Community

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Members of the Cares Club at Mills Pond Elementary School organized a giving tree for a collection of hats, gloves, scarves and face masks for those in need in their local community. In addition, the club raised close to $900 for the Make a Change fundraiser. Each grade level competed by bringing in spare change to benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Growing the Grinch’s Heart

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Students in Mrs. Haining and Mrs. Patel’s class at Mills Pond Elementary School spent the month of December growing the Grinch’s heart by showing random acts of kindness and displaying their acts on hearts for their wall. On Grinch Day, they participated in different English language arts, math and word study activities related to the character. The class also had a special visit from Frosty the Snowman. All hearts grew at Mills Pond Elementary School this holiday season.

Delivering Veterans Notes of Thanks

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First graders at Mills Pond Elementary School centered their reading and writing lessons in early November around Veterans Day. After reading about veterans and their courage and bravery, the students wrote thank-you letter to local veterans. They thanked them for keeping us safe and helping to protect our country. Their letters were delivered to the Northport VA Medical Center.