In School Enrichment

CANE 2014 Marsh

Art in the Classroom (AIC)

Volunteers present a 30-45 minute interactive art appreciation lesson in the classroom 3x/year. Ideally three parents would volunteer, each taking on one lesson. Script and slideshow are provided for volunteers to use, so you don’t need to be an art historian. For kindergarten classes, materials for lessons are available in the PTA closet. This is …

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Audubon C.A.N.E.

    Photos from CANE 2014-Southport Beach Share the excitement of nature with your Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade child and his/her class both in the classroom and on outdoor field trips.  No prior natural history background or teaching experience is necessary.  The Connecticut Audubon Society provides three training workshops during fall, winter, and spring.  …

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Author Visits

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Curriculum Enrichment Grant Fund

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Diversity Day

Diversity Day is a one-day event for students in Fourth Grade to promote awareness and acceptance of physical and learning disabilities. Through a variety of educational and fun hands-on experiences, the children gain an understanding of the daily challenges of coping with a disability that may now or someday impact one of their peers, and …

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Field Trips

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Garden: Science Garden

    2014 Spring Garden before planting Volunteers help take care of the garden outside the Kindergarten wing.  Working with the staff and all the children to create a working garden. Weeding, watering, and running occasional “Farmers Market” …fabulous benefits. For more information or to volunteer please contact Jason Paul at Jason@spmllc.com.

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Junior Achievement

  Junior Achievement programs bring volunteers into the classroom to lead students in engaging hands-on activities to help them explore the world of business as it relates to them, their families, their communities and their world.  Materials are provided and designed for each age and skill level. The activities are fun for the student and …

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Reflections

This is a National PTA program involving student competition in Art, Music, Photography, Literature and Film Production. The committee needs to publicize the competition to Mill Hill students, find judges, be sure students adhere to rules, deliver winning entries to State PTA office in Hamden, organize and display entries, present certificates to winners and later …

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River Lab/Mill River

This is part of the science curriculum in the Fairfield Public Schools.  Volunteers lead guided field trips for 3rd, 4th, & 5th graders at the Mill River.  The training is provided and the program begins in September. Please contact David McKinnis (3rd&5th) at david@bethanddavid.org and Alison Genovese (4th) at alisongenovese@yahoo.com for more information on how …

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School of Excellence

National PTA Names Mill Hill Elementary a 2015-2017 National PTA School of Excellence! We are excited to announce that Mill Hill Elementary has been named a National PTA School of Excellence! As a National PTA School of Excellence, Mill Hill made significant progress to welcome and empower families to support student success and school improvements …

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