Chili Cookoff 2014!

chili1Yep…it was hot, hot, hot!  The annual C.A.T.C.H. Committee’s Chili Cookoff and Dinner was a huge success.  From mild to smokin’ spicy hot, we noshed on proud entries.  Our esteemed panel of judges, Dr. Stewart, Coach Timm, chili2Bella, Mr. Fio, Mrs. Worley, and Mr. Van sampled 16 family entries and collaborated to determine the winners.  Congratulations to:

  • 5th Place:  “Momma’s Mean Beef Chili” and the Hurst Family
  • 4th Place:  “Chili De’Lite'” and Nurse Sullivan
  • 3rd Place:  “Your Daddy Can’t Handle It” and the Huse Family
  • 2nd Place:  “SW Roo Chili” and the Hampton Family
  • 1st Place:  “Lone Star Chili” and the Pirotte Family (with bragging rights for the next year!)

chili3Our People’s Choice Award this year went to “Awesome Adin’s Chili” and the Shaver Family.

Special thanks to our wonderful C.A.T.C.H. Committee, Family Events Committee, our staff members volunteers, and families who set-up, served, laughed, and participated in the food, fellowship, and family fun.  Here’s hoping you make plans now to join us next year for a spicy good time!

Harlem Wizards ROCK!

The Harlem Wizards stopped by LME today during our Miller Rally to share some ball moves and talk about the BIG game tomorrow on Saturday, October 26th at Frank Seale Middle School.  Join them @ 6:00 for the pre-game show and supper follHarlem Wizardsowed by the big game @ 7:00.  Our own Stephanie Daniell, LME first grade teacher and former MHS basketball hoop star, will be on the MISD team playing against the Wizards!  🙂

EnJOY this wonderful autumn weekend and be safe out there!

Trunk or Treat?!

trunkdynastyIt was a festive and fun family event this evening as our learning community came out in huge numbers to enJOY our first Trunk or Treat Family Event!  From Trunk Dynasty to Rockin’ Readers, our learners, their families, TrunkTreatand neighbors visited, laughed, and reveled in the evening autumn breeze.  Our LME Book Fair was open and business was booming indeed.  🙂

Thanks to our amazing PTO Board for their vision and organization of this family event.  Thanks to our staff members and 3rdgradeTTfamilies who graciously participated by decorating trunks and sharing amazing treats with so many.  Thanks to all who contributed to an extraordinary opportunity of community fellowship!

5K4Kids and Fun Run

t-5K4Kids-LogoDo you want to go where learning meets the road in Midlothian ISD?  Do you crave a family-friendly event where you can mingle with the community and help MISD at the same time?  Do we have a deal for you!  🙂

Join us at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 27th when the Midlothian Education Foundation once again sponsors their annual 5K and Fun Run.  Our own Miller Rowdy Runners will be present and in force to tackle this challenging 5K course (I know because we did it last year!).  There are some great prizes this year in overall categories and all proceeds from the race benefit the Midlothian Education Foundation’s educational activities in MISD.  To read more about MEF and to register online go to  Run or walk, but come out and participate in this exciting outdoor family experience this year!

Note:  It’s Report Card Day for Quarter #3 and we’ve successfully wrapped up our first week of state assessment.  Thanks again for your continued support and understanding throughout the process!  EnJOY a wonderful spring weekend!  🙂