Grizzly News

Click: FREE TUTORING SCHEDULE: M, T, TH: 2:20 - 3:00pm. Millswood students are invited to take advantage of the tutoring/support offered through March 9.

Parent Newsletter: FRIDAY FLYER  (Spanish)

18/19 Information:
Incoming Parent Meeting:  February 27, Tuesday, 6 - 7pm, presentation & pick up course selection for 18/19 classes.

Current 6th graders (7th grade 18/19) - March 1, Student's 6th Grade Class Field Trip - Orientation, 9am

Current 8th graders (9th grade 18/19) - High School Counselors on site, course choices & selections: week of March 5th.
All course selections due: March 8, 2018 for 18/19 school year.

Tokay High School 8th Grade Parent Night, February 21, 6:30 pm, Tokay High Cafeteria
Lodi High School Orientation/Info Night:  March 1, 6:00 pm, Meehleis Gym


Testing Information:

The English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) is the replacement for the California English Language Development Test (CELDT). Our students whose primary language is a language other than English will take the assessment from February 23rd through March 2nd. The assessment consists of a reading, writing, listening, and speaking subtest.

California Healthy Kids Survey: (7th Grade Students) Your child is being asked to be a part of our school’s California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) sponsored by the California Department of Education. This is a very important survey that will help promote better health and well being among our youth, improve the school learning environment and combat problems such as drug abuse and violence. Your child does not have to take the survey. If you do not want your child to complete the survey, you must notify your school via opt out form that will be sent home with your student soon. The CHKS will take place in your student’s science class on 3/9/18

The Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBA) will be given April 30th through May 11th. All students will take the English/Language Arts and Math assessments, only 8th grade students will take the Science assessment. The students take each assessment in the content area class, ie. math assessment in their math class, etc. During this two week period, students will be released from school at 1:18pm


End of the School Year:

8th Grade Lifetouch Promotion Pictures:  Tuesday, March 27

7th Grade: Last day of school, 2:18 pm release: May 31.
8th Grade Promotion:  June 1st, 8:30 am, outdoor basketball courts.
Gates open by 7:20. This is an outdoor event and seating fills up quickly, Guests may bring their own chair, sunscreen and water. Balloons will be tied to the fence as you enter and any gifts for students can be given to them after the ceremony.  Please keep aisle ways clear.


School Office Open: 
June 1st: Office closed for promotion, opens at 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
June 4 - 15: 9:00 - 2:00 pm

Closed for the summer (June 16 - July 17)

18/19 School Year starts the last week of July, 2018. School Office opens: July 18, 9am - 2pm


Update Student Emergency Info Online!  Go to Quick Links tab: STUDENT DATA CONFIRMATION  (on the left). Click here for step by step instructions


Planner/Lanyard/ID CardStudents have received a Millswood planner and Millswood lanyard signifying their grade and a student ID card. In the morning from 7:30 - 8:00 am, Students can replace planners for $10.00. Replace ID card w/cover for $2.00, lanyard for $3.00, or replace all 3 for $5.00.  Plastic ID covers can be purchased from the student store during lunch or after school for $0.50.

BRIDGE After school program: Parents can get information by calling: 209 663-6954


School Year Office Hours:  7:30 am - 3:30 pm  
Front Office/Attendance:  (209) 331-8332 and 331-8333
Spanish/ Espanol:  (209) 331-2041
Administration: (209) 331-8331
Bridge After School Program: 209 663-6954

Spanish Translation

Help in Spanish!

Our Community Liaison, Mariella Cisneros, is available at 331-2041 to answer any questions you may have regarding your son or daughter’s progress in school.  You may leave a message on the answering machine and she will return your call as soon as possible.  She can contact teachers on your behalf and find out how your student is behaving in school as well as attendance.

Ayuda en español!

Enlace con la comunidad, Mariella Cisneros, está disponible en el 331-2041 para contestar sus preguntas sobre el progreso de su hijo/a en la escuela.  Pueden dejar un mensaje en la máquina y se les regresará la llamada lo más pronto posible.   Puede ponerse en contacto con los maestros para averiguar cómo se comporta su hijo/a en la escuela y también si tienen preguntas de su asistencia.

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5 Star Grizzlies

1. Academics - We excellence, hard work, doing our personal best, taking responsibility, and never giving up.

2. Attendance - We stand for...."being there", dependability, reliability, and showing up on time.

3. Behavior - We stand for...strong character, integrity, doing the right thing, and walking in our strength and not our weakness.

4. Citizenship - We stand for ....respecting others, our school, and ourselves.

5. Sportsmanship - We stand for many and we stand for one. We believe in supporting each other and cheering each other on.