What does the PTA do for Mill Hill?

TOP 10 BENEFITS OUR CHILDREN RECEIVE FROM PTA 

1. CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Mill Hill PTA provides funding each year to bring the arts, authors and experts to each classroom.

2. TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT

Mill Hill PTA continues to assist our principal by providing the funds to purchase “Smart Boards” for the school.

3. TEACHER’S CERTIFICATES AND STAFF APPRECIATION LUNCHES

Mill Hill PTA provides gift certificates to teachers/staff members to provide additional supplies for their classrooms and specialties. In addition, the PTA hosts a Welcome Back Staff Luncheon, three Staff Appreciation Luncheons and coordinates Staff Appreciation Week.

4. MILL HILL PUBLISHING

Mill Hill PTA provides the funds and parent volunteers to support a cooperative effort of teachers, parents and students to publish our students writing, in addition to selective art work. Harley’s Hardworking Heroes was published in 2012 and 2013.

5. CLASSROOM ENRICHMENT

Mill Hill PTA exclusively funds the following programs with volunteers enhancing your child’s curriculum: Art in the Classroom, Diversity Day, CANE (CT Audubon Nature Explorers), Mill River, and Junior Achievement.

6. FIELD TRIPS

Mill Hill PTA helps subsidize expenses such as bus fees and admission for all K-5th grades.

7. FIFTH GRADE ACTIVITIES

Mill Hill PTA provides a special year end celebration for our children moving onto middle school. Activities include shirts, year books, a social, community service events and a moving up ceremony.

8. PARENT and STUDENT COMMUNITY SUPPORT

 PTA provides funding for

  • Birthday Certificates
  • Grounds Beautification
  • Hospitality for Meetings
  • Kindergarten Books
  • PTA Reflections Contest
  • School Directory
  • Sunshine Fund
  • Website Design & Maintenance
  • Welcome Back Coffee

PTA Volunteers join together to support

  • Adult Social & Parent Events
  • Community Service Projects
  • Family Events
  • Field Day
  • Friday Flashes and Newsletter
  • Media Center Volunteers
  • School Picture Day
  • Talent Show

9. FAIRFIELD LUDLOW HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP FUND AND DORA WHEELER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Mill Hill PTA contributes annually to two college scholarship funds that are awarded to alumni of Mill Hill School.

10. PRINCIPAL FUNDING

Mill Hill PTA supports the school Principal each year with a discretionary budget that is used for supplies and student welfare.

We would like to thank all for your continued support of the Mill Hill PTA!