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The Millis Public Schools is now accepting applications for non-resident students in grades K-5 and in Gr. 7 to participate in the School Choice program for the 2013-2014 school year.
Dear Parents, Caregivers and Community members,
Just as David Krejci completed a beautiful Hat Trick last night to gain a victory in game 4 of the Stanley Cup, Millis High School completed their own Hat Trick this week by landing second prize in the esteemed "School of the Year" competition sponsored by the Spanish government among schools in the US and Canada. This follows closely on the heels of theNewsweek award as one of the top 1,000 schools in the nation and the US News and World Report Silver Award that placed Millis as one of the best high schools in the US, ranked 28th of Massachusetts schools for college and career readiness.
Newsweek recognizes Millis High School as among nation's best
Millis High School has been ranked among the top 2,000 public high schools in the nation according to Newsweek magazine. Newsweek selected schools based on a formula that factored the following components: graduation rate, college acceptance rate, Advanced Placement participation, AP scores, and SAT/ACT scores.
Millis High School has earned a Silver Medal in the latest rankings of America’s Top High Schools by US News and World Report. For its 2013 rankings, the magazine evaluated more than 21,000 schools throughout the United States.
Andrew Zitoli, Millis Middle School Principal and Grace Magley, Technology Director for the Millis Public Schools
An interview with Grace Magley, Technology Director for the Millis Public Schools on Blended Learning
Due to the efforts of staff, the Millis Public Schools have been fortunate to receive several grants this year that have provided resources during this time of recession and reduced funding.
The Target and Ellen DeGeneres Grant provided $100,000 to Millis Middle School for technology and resources that will enable teachers to address the competencies students will need for success in their futures.
The Glee Give a Note Foundation provided $10,000 to the Millis High School Chorus and Music program by garnering votes from the public for a video produced by sophomores Victoria Robbins and Kristina O’Connell.
Millis Middle School Science teachers wrote and won a grant for $3,000 in the Shell Science Lab Challenge sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association.
iPads in the Classroom Panel at Technology & Learning Tech Forum Boston 2012 with Grace Magley, Kevin Hogan and Patrick Larkin
View this video of a panel discussion of what is happening with iPads in education in kindergarten classes in Rhode Island, Middle School Classrooms in Millis and High School Classrooms in Burlington, MA
The Millis Middle School was fortunate this year to be awarded a $100,000 grant from Target and the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Middle School teachers submitted mini-grant proposals that outline how the equipment and materials they wished to purchase would impact student learning. The attached PowerPoint provides an outline of the ways that teachers proposed to improve student learning using this generous grant.