Pre-K/Head Start Registration at Milan Elementary!
Katherine Johnson became the first black female engineer at NASA. She was an American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights. Check out her story! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQwj2u53CDA&t=2s
10th Annual Dawg Walk The Milan Elementary Dawg Walk packets are going home today. You may turn in your packet anytime between now and Thursday, March 16th. Prizes this year will include: Dawg Walk t-shirt, jumper party, ice cream with the Principals and Principal for a day Thanks to all our families and our community for helping to make our fundraiser a success!
MES Class Picture Information! If you ordered class pictures, they should be coming home today. If you have not ordered already, but would like to, you may use the link below https://sales.order-photos.biz/p74208807
Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, he became the first African American to hold the office. Check out his story below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TC3sVaA8fyQ
Check out the photo for details about the Milan Elementary Black History Program.
Our Mega Student of the week here at Milan Elementary is Axton Barrett!! He's a 1st Grader here in Mrs. Maggie Coleman's class. "Axton is a sweet, kind, and hardworking student. He is always ready to learn and such a joy to teach." - Mrs. Maggie Coleman Congratulations, Axton! You are indeed Milan Awesome!!
Garrett Morgan was an African-American inventor who invented two very different and important things: the gas mask and the traffic signal. Check out this short clip on his contributions to Black History Month! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqpJoIomU1U
Bessie Coleman was an early American civil aviator. She was the first African-American woman and first Native American to hold a pilot license. Learn about her story by checking out the clip below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fte2_pTXQ8Y
Dr. Lonnie Johnson was a playful scientist who figured out how to get water to squirt across the room with his invention, The Super Soaker. Check out his story with the clip below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsBee7JLBjw
Susan-Lori Parks was the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama (2002) and a pioneer of historically conscious and linguistically complex theater, her work is now taught at drama schools across the country. Check out her story below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLAzSRnjVFk
Buses will not run on Gann Road north of Harris Small Engine today due to flooding.
Alfred L. Cralle was an African American businessman and inventor best known for inventing the ice cream scoop in 1897. Check out his story here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPWuNxqVsqg
Milan Special School District is on a two hour delay due to inclement weather. We will continue to monitor the weather. Please be safe!
Milan Elementary February Lunch Menu
George Washington Carver was an agricultural scientist and inventor who developed 300 products from peanuts and 118 products from sweet potatoes in addition to other things. Check out his contribution to Black History Month! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPWuNxqVsqg
Group picture order deadline has been extended! We will receive them until Monday, February 13th.
Jack Johnson was the first Black Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World and also patented a wrench. Learn more about Mr. Johnson's life by watching the short video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fg5UXQ5cJ5k
Alexa Irene Canady, MD, was a pioneer of her time, both for women physicians and African Americans, when she became the first African-American woman neurosurgeon in the United States in 1981. “The greatest challenge I faced in becoming a neurosurgeon was believing it was possible,” she is famously quoted. Check out this student friendly video to learn more about her! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ5j51bH8AU
Who doesn't love free books?! Since the summer of 2021, the Governor's Early Literacy Foundation has sent home free books to rising 1st & 2nd graders to help build home libraries. This year, the state is adding rising 3rd graders. Flyers were sent home last week for parents to find out more information. If you DO NOT want to receive books for your child, please sign the form and return to MES.