June 8-12 Update + Homework

Can you believe it’s the last week of school?! We’ve come a long way. I am very proud of all students at Miller for their hard work and dedication despite new challenges they have faced.

Tuesday, June 9, 1-3pm – 5th Grade Graduation Ceremony at Miller

*This week students focus will be on taking the iReady Diagnostic Test. Zearn lessons should also be completed each day. There will be no separate assignments for Science, Social Studies or Writing.

-> iReady Diagnostic Test: Before you begin, please review the PowerPoint iReady Directions.

(1) Take your TIME!
(2) Try your best.

Miller Updates Week of June 1st

“Good Afternoon Miller Families,

“Hope this email finds you and loved ones in good health and spirits.¬†¬†I take this opportunity to thank each of you for the unwavering support you have given your child and our learning community during these unprecedented times.¬†¬†We have all had to make adjustments over the last three months that were unexpected, not perfect and stressful at times, but the Miller Community responded with unwavering support and steadfast patience and Team Miller THANKS YOU!”

“Many unanswered questions remain about next year and a committee comprised of district leadership, staff, students, and parents are diligently working to create multiple plans for varying scenarios that may be possible for reopening school next year.¬†¬†I will be sharing and communication with the Miller community as decisions become final. Important classroom, school and district information may be found at¬†¬†https://miller.dearbornschools.org/¬†, please take time to review as needed.¬†¬†Most recent updates include virtual kindergarten roundup and latest district and school news.”


“Attached are details regarding an important Parent Informational Zoom Meeting regarding adoption of Benchmark reading/writing and secondary math programs. “

“GLEANERS¬†food Distribution,¬†Tuesday June 2, 2020 at 11 a.m., menu includes Halal Chicken / White Rice / Peanut Butter / Orange Juice / Walnuts/ Raisins / Spaghetti Sauce / Fruit Mix / Canned Apple Sauce”

Students will be taking the i-Ready Diagnostic beginning June 8th, 2020.  It is VERY IMPORTANT students do their own work and give the best effort allowing for appropriate reading placement during summer learning.

“Elementary Report Cards will be distributed via Parent Connect, students still have time this week to complete i-Ready lessons and google classroom assignments for full credit.”

IMPORTANT – Student Materials Distribution and Collection – No Students Please

WHO: ALL Miller K-5 Students
WHEN:  Thursday June 04, 2020

Kindergarten / 1st / 2nd Grade StudentsMaterial Distribution / Collection will take place between 12 Р1 p.m.

Grades 3rd / 4th / 5th Grade StudentsMaterial Distribution / Collection will take place between 1 Р2 p.m.

Distribution and Collection of Student Materials and Summer Math Learning Packets. Teachers will be lined up by alphabetical order and a sign with teacher name will be clearly marked.”¬†¬†

Miller Elementary Parking Lot Sidewalk in front of Cotter РKindergarten and 3rd Grade Students
Miller Elementary Parking Lot Sidewalk in front of Miller Р1st and 4th Grade Students
Miller Elementary¬†Bus Drop Off – 2nd¬†and 5th¬†Grade Students”

Parents are required to pick up belongings and drop off classroom and library books. Chromebooks¬†WILL NOT¬†be collected; students will keep Chromebook over the summer for summer learning.”¬†¬†

1. Parents place LLI/ science/classroom/library books in the trunk of their vehicle.
2. Parents drive up to designated area and pop open the trunk of the vehicle, if walking please observe social distancing measures.
3. Teacher will place students’ belongings in the trunk and remove LLI / classroom and library books.”

–Do not bring students
–Ensure all books are placed in the trunk
–Do not exit the car

“If we all work together, drive slow and follow directions things will run smoothly, thanks un advance for the teamwork.”

“Have a wonderful week!”

Team Miller

Dearborn SHINES Week 11 Content

“Hello Dearborn Team!”

“We hope you and your families have enjoyed the beautiful weather this weekend! Here is your weekly update that new content is available for this coming week. We are now¬†over 14,000¬†content views across the elementary and middle school level!!

“Also, just a friendly reminder that this past Friday we sent out the links for the evaluation surveys that we need filled out by¬†Students, Classroom Teachers, and Principals. Each group has a different link.¬†Please distribute to each of your classroom teachers and ask them to complete the survey and also ask them to have their students¬†(grades 4th – 8th grade)¬†complete the survey. The survey links are included below under the content links. As always, we are so excited to see that the provided resources are useful and we are so grateful to work with you all! Have a great week¬†J”

Here are the links to this week’s content:
This is the link for the Elementary School Lessons in English: https://dl.orangedox.com/DSHINESESLessonsEnglish
This is the link for the Elementary School Lessons in Arabic: https://dl.orangedox.com/DSHINESESLessonsArabic
This is the link for the Middle School Lessons in English: https://dl.orangedox.com/DSHINESMSLessonsEnglish
This is the link for the Middle School Lessons in Arabic: https://dl.orangedox.com/DSHINESMSLessonsArabic

Here are the links for the surveys by group:
Principal Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DSHINESPrincipal
Classroom Teacher Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ClassroomTeachT2
Student Survey (Grades 4-8): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DSHINESST2

“Be well,
Jeanne and Erin”