National Yearbook Week 2021


GIVEAWAY RULES: You must have purchased a yearbook by 2:00pm 10/4, 10/5, 10/6, 10/7, or 10/8 to be included in that days drawing. If you have purchased your yearbook before this week you are automatically included in the drawings. If you win a prize you will no longer be eligible to win an additional prize. Winners will be announced at 3:00pm on FB and at the end of the school day by Mr. Deric. Student will be called to office to pick-up prize after announcement. After the giveaway, the first 50 buyers will receive an email confirmation of free yearbook dust cover. Covers will come with your yearbook at delivery.


Lunch Volunteers Needed


We are seeking volunteers to help our students during lunches. Mills will start welcoming lunchtime volunteers into the school starting Monday, October 4th. Please see the SignUpGenius below for more info as there are a few things you must do before you are able to volunteer. If you are able to sign up to help with one or more lunch periods, please do so! Questions? Email me at Thanks, everyone!



Dear Parent/Guardian,

Texas law requires school districts to measure children in grades 3-12 in a PE class with the FITNESSGRAM. The FITNESSGRAM measures your child's aerobic capacity, muscular strength & endurance, and flexibility. Additionally, your child's body composition is measured by the Body Mass Index (BMI), which is determined from your child's height and weight. Below are the descriptions of the health-related fitness areas and how each assessment is measured and identified.

Aerobic Capacity/PACER measures the ability of the heart, lungs, and muscles to perform continuous physical activity. This test consists of the PACER test.

Muscle Strength & Endurance and Flexibility are components of health-related fitness that measure the overall fitness of the body. These tests will consist of push-ups, curl-ups, trunk lift, and back saver sit and reach.

Body Composition / Body Mass Index (BMI) - This test will consist of measuring height and weight.

Testing dates will be from October 4th - Nov. 1st. Fitnessgram scores are NOT used for a grade for students. Scores are kept confidential. You are able to view your child’s information via the AISD parent cloud after November.

Thank you,

The Physical Education Department


Marathon Kids

Want to participate with Marathon Kids at home????

Some of our classes at Mills are participating in Marathon Kids. Students will be earning miles for minutes of heart-pumping movement and laps completed.

If you would like to participate at home with your child, send me an email ( with the following information:

▪ Your child’s first and last name
▪ Your child’s teacher’s name
▪ Your child’s grade level
Your child’s first and last name
Your child’s teacher’s name
Your child’s grade level

After you send me that information, you will be receiving an email from to create your parent Marathon Kids account.

You will be able to submit miles completed at home.

Be sure to check your junk folder if you can’t find it.

Once you receive your email from MarathonKids, here are three helpful resources to help you create your account and know how to submit miles completed at home.

English how-to instructions:
Spanish how-to instructions:
How-to video:

If you need further assistance the customer service team at Marathon Kids can help you.

Thank you,
Mills PE Department


Affiliate News

After-School Enrichment at Figment! (with shuttle)

We have shuttle spots available for Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays only. Call (512) 551-3244 to inquire.


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