School News

2018

Save Time and Money - Order Your School Supplies Online!

Since we are not able to buy our school supplies locally, we are so pleased to announce that our Milo families can order ALL of your child's school supplies online and they will be delivered to the school the week before school starts! Back to School…

Please Join Us for our Awards Assembly!

Please join us on Wednesday to celebrate a wonderful year! Lunch is at noon in the gym, and our awards are starting at 1:00 with some feature performances throughout. Finally, our water fun starts at approximately 2:00, join us for the fun!

Lake Days!

Our students in 1-3 and 4-6 are having a day at Lake McGregor, then on Tuesday our students have their canoe/kayak day. Thanks in advance to all of our parent volunteers!

Aboriginal Day this week, Social PATs this Tuesday

Please get your forms in for our field trip this Thursday in by Tuesday. We also have our Social PATs on Tuesday morning. Have a great week!

Important Information for the Week Ahead

Greetings Milo families! Here are a few reminders for the week ahead: Monday -->Grade 6 and 9 ELA Part B PAT, Tuesday -->K-6 Swimming in Vulcan - depart 12:15, return before 4:00 and Jr. High Softball Tournament in Barons and Hot Dog Day ($1.00 each),…

School this Friday - Spaghetti Lunch!

Just a reminder that we DO have school this Friday (our only 5 day school week this year) - this means that our end of week lunch will be on Friday - this week we will be serving spaghetti and meat sauce. Please send snacks and a drink with your child…

Important Transportation Survey - Click the link to complete

Alberta Education has recently released a survey to gain some important feedback about transportation. Your participation in this survey will provide some valuable information to Alberta Education about many things including who should be responsible…

Pre-Order Your Milo School Yearbooks Now!

DON’T DELAY - ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY! $25 A BOOK This year again - ALL books need to be pre-ordered.  The due date is Monday, June 4. Let Mrs. Lahd know how many copies you would like and you can pay with School Cash online, cheque, or cash. Our…

Milo School Registration Open!

As we wrap up this exciting school year we are already looking into the future! We welcome new student registration for the 2018-2019 school year. Registration forms can be found on our website - click ABOUT and REGISTRATION. You can also call the school…

"National Burger Day"

At Milo School we like to celebrate national holidays and tomorrow is "National Hamburger Day" so as part of our nutrition program students will receive a free hamburger at lunch. Happy Monday!

Free Lunch/Instructional Friday - May 25

Just a reminder that we DO have school on Friday May 25th. Our complimentary end of week lunch will be mini tacos. Please send an alternate lunch for your child if they do not want what we are offering, or if they are big eaters. Thank you!

Children's Festival Field Trip Thursday May 24

We are all heading to Calgary for the Children's Festival this Thursday May 24. Given the support of our incredible community, our students are fortunate to attend this trip free of cost. We are looking forward to a wonderful day! Please don't forget…

TWIN DAY and PIZZA LUNCH FRIDAY

Just a reminder we do have school this Friday, and we are having a TWIN spirit day (dress the same). We are also having pizza for our end of the week lunch.

Thursday Learning Exhibition - School on Friday

Please join us this Thursday for our Learning Exhibition! Also a reminder that we do have our school (and weekly hot lunch) this Friday. We hope to see you on Thursday to celebrate our students!

No School Monday May 14

  Just a reminder that there will be no school this Monday (May 14th) as Palliser has a teacher PD day. See you on Tuesday!

Save the Date - Grade 9 Grad is June 2

Please save the date for our Grade 9 Grad! Dinner will be at 6:00 for ticketed guests (tickets $15.00, MUST be purchased in advance). Doors will open at 7:00 for those guests who have not purchased a ticket. 

Hats on For Mental Health May 2

Hats On! For Mental Health Day will occur on May 2.  Each May, Albertans are invited to wear a hat to raise awareness of the importance of good mental health. Participating schools will relax their hat rules and encourage students and teachers to build…

Perogies and Sausage

This Thursday's complimentary student lunch will be perogies and sausage. If you are not sure if your child will eat our lunch, please send something for them as a backup. Please send snacks and a drink with your child as well. 

Free Developmental Check Up - Call Now!

Call to pre-register for Kindergarten and Pre-K, or to schedule your free developmental check up! 4035993817

Good Luck Milo Badminton Players!

Our Junior High students have a tournament in Fort Macleod on Wednesday April 18, and our students in Grades 3-6 compete in Medicine Hat on Saturday April 28th. Good luck Mustangs!

Please Join Us - Parent Council Meeting Tuesday at 6:30

Please join us this Tuesday at 6:30 for our parent council meeting

Monday is "National Pyjama Day"

Show your school by wearing your Pyjamas on Monday April 16th for "National Pyjama Day"

Wear Green, Gold , or a Jersey on Thursday to show our support for Humboldt!

On Thursday April 12 Milo School will show that Humboldt is in our hearts by wearing green, gold, or a jersey to school. Also a reminder that Thursday is "National Grilled Cheese" day so we will serve complimentary grilled cheese sandwiches to our students…

See you on April 9th!

Happy Easter from the staff at Milo Community School! School resumes on April 9th!

Thursday is a Big Day at Milo School!

Students will be treated to a BBQ Beef (and cheddar) sandwich Thursday at lunch. We will also have our annual Milo School Easter Egg Hunt, and Report Cards will be sent home! Also - please encourage your child to sign up to audition for our Talent Showcase!

Please Join us this Thursday at 3:00 for our Evergreen Theatre Presentation!

Come to see how science and theatre come together beautifully with our Evergreen Theatre presentation this THURSDAY MARCH 22 at 3:00 pm at MILO COMMUNITY SCHOOL. The students and Evergreen Artists in Residency worked together to build a play celebrating…

Please Join Us - Parent Council Meeting Tuesday at 6:30

Please join us on Tuesday March 20th at 6:30pm in our Milo School library for our parent council meeting. We hope to see you there!

Fabulous Friday at Milo!

Since our students were not in school on Monday, we DO have school tomorrow. We will be serving a complimentary taco in a bag to each student AND we have our next STEM challenge planned for tomorrow! Finally – show your spirit for St. Patrick’s Day…

Student Led Conferences

Student-Led Conferences are scheduled for March 15 from 4:30-8:30 pm. Please call the school to book a time. 

BE BRAVE - PINK SHIRT DAY

We had a wonderful time recognizing Pink Shirt Day a day early with thousands of others at the Hitmen Game at the Saddledome today! Mrs. Kirk ran into a former student who arranged an extra special welcome for us on the Jumbotron - so cool! Please remember…

Be Brave - Hitmen Game for Pink Shirt Day (Tuesday)!

Milo Community School is proud to honour Pink Shirt Day with the Calgary Hitmen Anti-Bullying hockey game. *Please note: we will leave as soon as all of our buses arrive; students will be home by the end of the regular school day. ALL STUDENTS WILL ALSO…

Spring Flower Fundraiser

At the beginning of our break Mrs. Lahd sent an e-mail about our Spring Flower Fundraiser but with the snow interrupting school it may have been missed. Please see the attached document, Spring Flower Fundraiser Order Forms if you would like to place…

Calgary Hitmen Field Trip Tuesday February 27

BE BRAVE ANTI-BULLYING GAME We are so excited to invite our students in Grades 1-9 to go to Calgary for a Hitmen hockey game. Additionally, because of fundraising efforts from parents and students (including the Spring flower campaign) we are able to…

Mid-Winter Break

Just a reminder that there will be no school for students the week of February 19 - 23rd. February 19 is Family Day, and the 20 and 21 are days in lieu for parent teacher interviews. Additionally, our ATA Teachers' Convention happens on Thursday and…

Tuesday Update - Spaghetti and Basketball

Tomorrow we are pleased to offer our students spaghetti for lunch. Please send your child with their snacks and a drink as usual, if your child doesn't like spaghetti please send them with something else to eat. We are wishing our Junior High students…

Evergreen Theatre Rescheduled for March 19-22

We are pleased to host Evergreen Theatre at Milo School, but given that we recently hosted our own Christmas production, and we have students away for a basketball tournament during our residency, we have decided to reschedule our residency for the week…

Reminder - Ski Trip this Friday!!!

Given the amazing fundraising efforts of our parents and students, the support of our community, and the incredible generosity of our Milo Recreation Board - we are able to bring our Milo students to Castle Mountain free of charge this year! Fundraising…

Reminder, No School Wednesday

Just a reminder that there will be no school Wednesday January 31 for a teacher PD day. There will be school this Friday, which is our ski trip day.

Dress Up as Your Favourite Author or Literary Character for Literacy Day

At Milo School we are celebrating Family Literacy Day with a community potluck at lunch. We'd like to invite families and members of the community to bring themselves (and some food) and some to read with our students. Door prizes will be drawn for…

Please Join us at 6:30 Tonight for Parent Council

We are hosting our parent council meeting tonight at 6:30 at the Milo School Library. We appreciate your time and input into your child's education, thank you!

Free Grilled Cheese Lunch on Tuesday

We are pleased our students a free grilled cheese sandwich for lunch on Tuesday January 16th (so our regular hot dog day will not happen on Tuesday). Please send your child with snacks and a drink. Food supplied through our nutrition grant, thank you…

Wear a Hat on Monday!

Monday is National Hat Day - we'd like everyone to show their school spirit by wearing a hat (crazy ones are welcome)!

Milo Curling has Begun!

We are pleased to once again offer a curling league for our students in Grades 4 - 9. Practices occur each Monday at 4:15 at the Milo Curling Club with league games starting today. Thank you Mrs. Bartsch, Mrs. Kirk and Mrs. Lahd for supporting our students…

2017

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Milo School Staff and Students

Important information for tomorrow

Please click the photo for some important information we sent home with students for tomorrow's Christmas production. Thank you 

Sloppy Joe Hot Lunch Wednesday December 13

We are pleased to offer our students a complimentary Sloppy Joe for lunch tomorrow. Please provide snacks and beverages as usual for your child.

A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol December 19

A Fairy Tale Christmas Tale Please join us on Tuesday December 19th at 6:30 pm in the Milo School gym for our production of "A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol" - please bring a non-perishable food item to support our county food bank. Everyone’s favorite…

UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DAY!

Please show your Milo School Spirit by wearing an ugly Christmas Sweater on Tuesday December 12!

Milo's First STEM Challenge!

We are excited to have our first World Group STEM challenge Thursday afternoon - watch for results!

Poinsettia Pick Up

Thank you so much to everyone who supported this year's poinsettia fundraiser! Proceeds will go toward supporting our students on their field trip to Calgary on February 27th for an anti-bullying event and Calgary Hitmen Game. Please pick up your poinsettias…

Family Movie Night

Milo & District Recreation Board and Vulcan Recreation are hosting a Family Movie Night at the Milo School. Friday, December 1st at 7:00pm for the movie Cars 3. There is no charge for the movie and there will be a concession available.

Hot Dog Tuesdays

Each Tuesday representatives from parent council will be hosting a hot dog lunch - hot dogs can be purchased at lunch each Tuesday for $1.00 each.

Upcoming Volleyball Tournament Grades 5-9

Our students in Grades 5 - 9 will travel to Barons for a Volleyball tournament on November 28th, please make sure to get all forms into teachers.

Welcome to Our New School Facebook Page!

We are pleased to announce that Milo Community School will now be hosting a school facebook page! Please go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/MiloSchool/ and join to keep up to date! 

Please Join Us Tuesday November 21 @ 6:30 For Parent Council

Please join us on Tuesday November 21 at 6:30 in the Milo School Library for our Parent Council Meeting. We value your input in helping us serve the students of Milo School, thanks!

Student Leadership Conference

We are excited that our Junior High students will be attending the annual Discover U student leadership conference this Thursday in Lethbridge - students should be at the school for bus pick up no later than 7:30 am.

IB Learner Celebrations

Please join us Wednesday morning at 10:00 am to celebrate our IB Learners of the Month!

Spirit Day - Disney Dress Up Day November 17

In honour of Mickey Mouse's birthday we are hosting a Disney Dress Up Day on Friday November 17, please join us in dressing up Disney!

Welcome Miss Cooper!

We are so pleased to have a student teacher, Miss Copper, working with Mrs. Kirk! Miss Cooper is a Professional Semester 1 student from the University of Lethbridge. Mentoring teachers is a very important part of our profession, we welcome Miss Cooper…

Please call to book your Student Led Conference

On Monday November 6 we will be hosting our Student Led Conferences. We will start booking on November 1, our meetings will begin at 4:30 with the final meetings booked for 8:30. We look forward to seeing you!

School Retakes on Monday

Our photographer will come back to Milo on Monday October 30 to do retakes for those who want a second chance at photos, or those who were absent on our first picture day. 

Thanks for the Pumpkins Godkin Family

We were so pleased to see Barb and Ian Godkin, along with their daughter Jana Bartsch and grandson Andrew, show up to our school with a truck filled with pumpkins! We will carve the pumpkins on Monday. Thank you so much for your generosity!

2017 Winter Poinsettias fundraiser

This year we are excited to announce that our Winter fundraiser is selling beautiful poinsettias, wreaths, and planters. Our fundraising goal is $1500 and the funds will be used to offset the costs associated with our field trips. We currently do not…

Treaty 7 Field Trip October 23

We are so excited to bring our students to Fort Calgary on Monday October 23 for a program about Treaty 7. Please watch for permission forms sent home!

Fire Prevention Week at the Milo School

 Milo Volunteer Fire Department members Byron Thompson, Rylee Deitz and Karlee Thompson with Regional Deputy Fire Chief Doug Headrick visited the Milo School today as part of our Fire Prevention Week activities. The program started with an all school…

There IS School on Friday...and Cinnamon Rolls!

Please note that there IS school this Friday - and Mrs. Aiken will be making cinnamon rolls for all students in attendance that day!

No School Monday and Tuesday

School will be closed on Monday for Thanksgiving and Tuesday for a staff PD day, please note we WILL have school this Friday. 

Orange Shirt Day

We are pleased to be raising awareness about the history of Indian Residential Schools in Canada at Milo School. The legacy of these schools will be felt for generations to come and it is important for all Canadians to understand more about the impacts…

Milo Fall Fair

Milo School is proud once again to be the host of the annual Milo Fall Fair - join everyone at the school at 3:00! Mrs. Sherstabetoff will also have the book fair running!

Wild West Book Fair!

Our Wild West Book Fair is open to the public during this weekend's Fall Fair. It will also be open to students until October 5. Thank you so our Librarian Mrs. Sherstabetoff for all of your hard work with this!

Welcome back students!

We are off to a great start and busy as usual. Please check the calendar regularly for updates and coming events. Please join us at the school on September 19 at 5:30pm for a meet the teacher chili dinner. Following the meal is the first Parent Council…