12.15.2019 Principal Dana King's Weekly Message
Winter Chorus Concert
Millbrook’s Winter Choral Concert is on Dec. 17th at 7pm here in our auditorium. The cost is $5 per person; $2 for students. Seating is by general admission, so you may want to show up early to get a good seat. All four choirs (Beginning Treble, Bass Ensemble [Men's Choir], Advanced Treble [Women's Chamber], and The Madrigals will present. There will be songs about love, the holidays, hope, and a little humor. Represented composers include Dan Forrest, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Dvorak, and Brahms. The singers have been working on a few different languages including German, Latin, Russian, Zulu, and traditional isiXhosa. The different poets represented include Langston Hughes, Frank L. Stanton, Christina Rossetti, Robert Bode, Mikhail Lermontov, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. We hope to see you there!
Yearbook Senior Congratulatory Ads
Many senior parents have asked if there is still space available for seniors pages in the yearbook. At this time, we have 4 pages left that can be purchased at any increment. Visit http://millbrookyearbook.weebly.com for more information.
If you are interested in this limited space, it is suggested that you pay on OSP to reserve the space ASAP and get the materials to Mrs. Putnam immediately after the holiday. Also, if you have already purchased and are waiting on a proof, the yearbook staff is behind in creating these. We will get a proof out to you soon. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We still have a big need for food donations for the staff Holiday Luncheon on Thursday, December 19! Please help us support our fabulous teachers and staff! Hash brown casseroles, egg/meat casseroles and ham biscuits are the biggest needs!! You may click on the link to sign up to donate. Thank you so much!
IB DP Funky Sock Sale
Millbrook’s Diploma Programme is selling funky socks through Friday, December 20th during all three lunches. Each pack of 3 pair costs $12 and for every 90 packs sold, an amputee in need will receive a prosthetic leg, giving them economic mobility and opportunity.
Give the coolest gifts of funky socks to your friends and family, and support your global neighbors with the gift of mobility and a new lease on life. If you cannot make it to the cafeteria to buy the socks, you can visit our campaign link at http://bit.ly/BuyFunkySocks. Happy holidays!
IB Diploma Programme Small Group Info Sessions
Sophomore parents and students! Are you considering joining the MHS IB Diploma Programme? Join a Small Group Info Session to learn about the value and demands of the Diploma Programme and about the courses and scheduling during this two year programme.
The Diploma Programme is a demanding and rewarding academic programme that will prepare students for college and future challenges. It is designed for motivated students who enjoy the learning process and want to challenge themselves and grow personally, academically and intellectually.
One recent graduate described his experience in the Diploma Programme as “the highlight of my high school experience!” Another graduate described it as “a community, an experience, and nothing short of life-changing.”
Go to http://bit.ly/DPSmallGroupMeetings to join a mandatory Small Group Interest Meeting. The student and at least one parent are required to attend. Contact Mr. Baron, Millbrook’s DP coordinator, if you have questions.
You can view the full student calendar HERE.