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Denise Minardi - 905.689.4544 | Email Denise Minardi
SuperintendentSue Dunlop - 905.527.5092 x 2673 | E-mail Sue Dunlop
TrusteePenny Deathe - 289.339.8455 | E-mail Penny Deathe
Administrative Office Staff
School Council Chair
Millgrove is a small rural school located in Millgrove Ontario. We have a dedicated staff of eleven amazing teachers, one Educational Assistant, one Office Administrator and two Caretakers. At Millgrove School, we strive to have every child reach their full potential. Our teachers set high expectations and implement best practice in instruction on a daily basis. Technology is used everyday to help support student learning. Millgrove operates on a balanced school day which consists of two 40 minute nutrition breaks. Millgrove school has a unique and beautiful learning playground developed in partnership with parents, staff, service groups and businesses. We have received numerous awards and continue to have international visitors impressed with our facility. School Council is comprised of several dedicated parents who volunteer their time to support Millgrove School in every way they can.
Programs & Services
Student Success Supports
At Millgrove School, we have have several programs in place to support student success. We have an Early Intervention Reading Program that we implement with students from JK to Grade 2. Our Learning Resource program supports small groups of students who are experiencing difficulty. All our teachers differentiate instruction on a daily basis to meet the needs of their students. High Yield Strategies are used to help students achieve and Learning Goals and Success Criteria are evident in classrooms.
The following are just some of the wonderful programs offered at Millgrove School
- LLI – Grade 1 support program
- Empower – Grade 2 Reading Intervention Program
- Nelson Comprehensive Literacy Program – JK-5
- Smart Boards and IPADS in classrooms – Grade 1-5
Extra Curricular Activities: Cross Country Team – Grades 3-5 ,Grade 3 Swimming, Intramurals for a variety of sports ,Track and Field Team – Grades 3-5 ,Go For Green, Environmental Program, Recycling Club, Dance Club Science Club. We also have students registered for piano lessons by a Board approved provider on Wednesday afternoons.
Before/After School Program or Activities
Millgrove students are transported to school by bus and so it is difficult to run programs before or after school however we have been able to implement the following: . Mad Science
Our School Plan
Knowing Our Students:
- Preparing our students to be ready for success at the middle school and secondary level.
- Ensuring our diverse learners receive the appropriate programming and support to achieve their full potential.
- Assessment for, as and of learning
- JK-2 Literacy Intervention Program
- Comprehensive Literacy in all classrooms
- Student Achievement based on Learning Goals and Success Criteria.
- Embracing Inquiry Based Learning and the Board’s Transforming Learning Everywhere focus
- Student Leadership & student voice with a focus on Anti-Bullying Initiatives.
Millgrove School is committed to caring for our environment. We have a full recycling program and teachers integrate environmental issues into daily lessons. Millgrove school has an incredible “Go For Green” Program. Parent volunteers and community members come out two days during the year to beautify our entire school playground and front yards. Local nurseries and landscaping businesses work as partners to keep our Learning Grounds well tended and environmentally friendly. The entire school pitches in! It is truly an amazing event.
Parent & Community Involvement
Millgrove is truly fortunate to have had the support of the Strabane Optimist Club. This organization has provided support to our school in a variety of ways including the purchase of several Smart Boards. The Flamborough Food Bank is grateful to accept donations from Millgrove School at Christmas time, we support the Heart and Stroke Foundation at the spring Jump Rope for Heart event and also contribute generously to the Terry Fox Run. The Millgrove Children’s Centre is a true partner with Millgrove School. The day care does an amazing job advocating for our school. Wendy Teed (owner)supports our school in every way possible!
Parents have a very important part to play in their child’s education. The parents at Millgrove school are simply awesome! Parents dedicate their time to serving on School Council. They volunteer their time in our classrooms and at many school and community events ( Dinner and Skate, Go for Green, Open House Carnival, School Fundraisers).