Dirt Club: April 9, 9am - Noon

(This was originally planned for April 2, but since there's no school April 1 we thought it best to move this date)

Come out for the next dirt club weekend date! We'll be well into spring by then so we'll focus on cleaning up beds, trimming anything that needs it, and other general upkeep. Bring work gloves and any favorite gardening tools if you have them.

This is a great opportunity to get volunteer hours, exercise, fresh air, and a real sense of accomplishment beautifying the campus. Hope to see a good turnout!


Austin ISD Family Survey Open!

Dear Mills Families,

Our district values your feedback! We are currently surveying Austin ISD families in order to gain insight into your perception of our school and district effectiveness. To ensure we continue to provide high-quality, rigorous learning experiences that meet the needs of our learners and prepare them for college and career, we need your feedback. We want to know what you think.

To administer these surveys, we have partnered with Panorama Education to conduct our 2022 Family Survey. Panorama safeguards your privacy, keeping your responses confidential. The survey shouldn’t take more than a few minutes to complete and will be a valuable source of information for us as we work to make our schools and district as good as they can be.

You may complete the survey online between March 21, 2022 and April 8, 2022 using a computer, tablet, or smartphone by visiting the website .

We thank you in advance for your thoughtful responses. If you have any questions about the survey administration, please don’t hesitate to contact us at (campus survey coordinator).

Thank you,

Mills Elementary School


Affiliate News

Cowan Spring Carnival - April 2nd

The hugely popular Cowan Elementary Carnival is BACK! Come join our South Austin community APRIL 2, 11a-4p, for a day of fun, food, and games. Attractions include a raffle with hotel packages and other local goodies, giant slide, train, meltdown ride, obstacle course, petting zoo, mini train, rock wall and lots of other carnival fun! Food Trucks are cash or credit card only: Big Frank’s tacos, Kona Ice, Wholly Cow Burgers. Carnival Food may be purchased with tickets: Jett’s Pizza, Tiff’s Treats, assorted drinks and snacks. Unlimited rides and games with the purchase of a $25 wristband. Tickets are available for .50 each.


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