Highlights and Achievements 2011-2012

A parent emailed me this morning to ask a question and give a compliment.  The question was, “Why don’t you blog us a list of all the Miller achievements this year like the newsletter did in years past?”  Consider it done!

It’s important to celebrate our successes, highlights, and achievements, so here you go, LME learners, leaders, and families:

  • Smooth Opening Day and Boo-Hoo/YaHoo Breakfast
  • Hundreds of volunteers working weekly in classrooms and during events
  • PTO Meetings – great attendance, themes, and fun while planning
  • Technology Projects like “hAPPy days”
  • Parent Night Meetings and Family Suppers
  • Miller “Moves” each week
  • Constitution Day 2011
  • Miller Singers and Ringers
  • Miller Student Honor Council
  • Miller HotSteppers
  • Miller KC Club
  • The Miller Bell
  • Miller Yearbook Staff
  • Rachel’s Challenge
  • Musicals and Fine Arts Show and Gallery
  • All-Star Fun Run and Fundraiser
  • Veteran’s Day Assembly and events
  • Character Day Parade
  • PTO Parties
  • Red Ribbon Week events
  • Miller D.A.D.s
  • Safety Patrol
  • No-TV Family Night events
  • Pentathlon
  • Destination Imagination
  • Book Fairs
  • Birds of Prey and other assemblies
  • Bluebonnet Book Bowl – Hooray to Team Miller!
  • Field of Readers
  • Jump Rope for Heart
  • Service Learning Projects
  • PTO’s Tutus and Ties Event
  • PTO’s Boys’ Night Out Event
  • Super Outrageous Science Event and Science Fair
  • Miller PALs
  • 3-M Day:  Miller Math Mania
  • Box Tops for Education
  • WattWatchers and various WW Awards
  • Themes and Dress-up Days
  • Texas Ranger Days (let’s go all the way this year!)
  • Fire Prevention Week and activities
  • Community Helpers’ visits
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • College and Career Days
  • All-School Field Trip to Casa Manana
  • Study Buddies and Peer Tutors
  • Field Day – WOW!
  • Awards Assemblies and Celebrations
  • Fifth Grade Clap-out and Reception – will we miss our 5th graders; make us proud!

This is by no means everything, but it’s a start to the many ways each school day counts here at LaRue Miller Elementary.  Here’s hoping you have many more to add to this list!

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