Weekly Falcon Blog

Week of March 5, 2018

- If your child received an invitation to attend PRIDE Camp, please make note that it begins this week! It's very important that they attend each day for which they're assigned! 
- Good luck to our Choir & Orchestra as they compete at UIL this week! 
- The end of the 5th 3-week grading period is this Friday, 3/9! Please encourage your child to meet with their teachers to ensure they have done everything they can to improve their grades! 
- Enjoy Spring Break next week! 

This Week in Falcon Country:
3/6- Choir UIL @ DPHS
Orchestra UIL @ BHI
3/7- Orchestra UIL @ BHI
Track Meet @ Auxillary 4:30pm
Common Assessment Reading 7
3/8- Choir UIL @ DPHS
Track Meet @ Auxillary 4:30om
Common Assessement Writing 7 &  ELAR 8
3/9- End of 5th 3-week grading period

Next week:
Spring Break!!!

Week of February 12, 2018

- If your child is interested in auditioning for our Falconettes dance team or cheer team, please attend the parent meeting on Monday, 2/12 at 5:30pm!
- Auditions for our Falconettes dance team will begin on Monday, 2/12 at 3;45. All incoming 7th & 8th graders are eligible to audition! 
- Our campus will hold Mock STAAR testing on Tuesday (Writing 7 & Math 8) and Wednesday (PAP Math 7 & Reading 8). Please ensure your child is here at school both days and that they are well rested!
- Friday, 2/16 and Monday, 2/19 are student holidays! Enjoy the long weekend! 

This Week in Falcon Country:
2/12- Cheer/Dance Team Tryout Parent Meeting- 2/12 @ 5:30!!!
2/12- Dance team auditions begin at 3:45pm
2/13- Mock STAAR for Writing 7 & Math 8
Algebra CBA
Track Meet @ Auxillary Stadium
Dance team auditions  
2/14- Mock STAAR Math 7 PAP & Reading 8
Dance team auditions 
2/15- End of 4th Six Weeks
2/16- No School for Students!


Week of February 5, 2018

- We will present our annual Black History Program this Thursday, February 8 at 9:45 am. History classes and selected elective classes will attend. 
- Good luck to our Falcon Theatre program at their UIL competition on Friday morning at McAdams Jr. High! 
- Good luck to our Falcon Band who will compete at Solo & Ensemble competition at Barbers Hill this weekend!  

This Week in Falcon Country:
2/5- Free Dress for students for predicting the Groundhog Day outcome!
2/8- Black History Program at 9:45
Science 8 CBA
2/9- Theatre UIL Competition
2/10-  Band Solo & Ensemble Competition

Coming soon!!!
Cheer/Dance Team Tryout Parent Meeting- 2/12 @ 5:30!!!


Week of January 29, 2018

- AVID will take a field trip to the Food Bank on Wednesday! 
- Progress reports will go home on Wednesday. Be sure to take a look at your child's progress report and discuss their goals for this six weeks!
- Good luck to Band students competing at Solo & Ensemble Competition!
- Good luck to Orchestra students at their Pre-UIL contest! 

This Week in Falcon Country:
1/29- Boys' Basketball celebration
/31- Progress Reports go home
AVID Field Trip
2/1- Groundhog Day Prediction vote (See student voting center)
2/2- Groundhog Day!!!


Week of January 22, 2018

- Eighth graders will register for their high school courses on Tuesday, 1/23! It's important that all students are at school in order to get their schedule requests turned in! 
- Good luck to all students who will be interviewing for ECHS on Wednesday, 1/24! We have confidence in you and know you'll do great!

This Week in Falcon Country:
1/22- Basketball vs. Thompson (girls away, boys home)
1/23- High school registration during Homeroom
1/24- ECHS interviews
1/24 & 25- Basketball Light Tournament (7 Boys BHI, 8 Boys Thompson, 7 Girls Southmore, 
8 Girls San Jac)


Week of December 11, 2017

- Basketball pictures will be taken on Tuesday! 
- Please join us for the winter concerts this Tuesday! Band is at 6:30 at Miller and Orchestra is at 7:30 at Milstead. 
- The Texas History final will be taken this Thursday & Friday during class! All other finals will begin next week! Good luck, Falcons! 

This Week in Falcon Country:
12/11- Basketball vs. Jackson (Girls Home, Boys Away)
12/12- Basketball pictures
Band Concert @ 6:30pm
Orchestra Concert (Milstead) @ 7:30pm
12/14- CBA: Texas History Day 1
12/15- CBS: Texas History Day 2

Week of December 4, 2017

- Band and Orchestra will be visiting the Houston Symphony on Tuesday, 12/6! Students should dress nicely. 
- Good luck to those students who are taking the Spanish Credit By Exam test on Wednesday, 12/7!
- This week is our Book Fair! It's open daily in the Library! Students will come down in their Reading classes. 

This Week in Falcon Country:
12/4-12/8- Book Fair in the Library
12/4- BB vs. SoHo (Girls SHHS, Boys Away)
12/5- Band & Orchestra to Symphony
12/6- Spanish CBE
Progress Reports Go Home

Week of November 27, 2017

- Picture retake day is scheduled for this Thursday during PRIDE Time! If your student was absent or unable to take their picture on the original day, they should plan on taking their picture Thursday!
- Future PMHS students will take a field trip to PMHS on Thursday. They should leave all valuables at home as belongings will stay on the bus. 
- The 3rd six weeks ends this Friday. Check in with your child to see if they are missing any work that they can complete to improve their grades! 

This Week in Falcon Country:
11/28- Cheer & Dance Pictures- 3:30pm
11/29- BB vs. Park View- 5pm
11/30- Picture Retake Day
PMHS Field Trip
12/1- End of the 3rd Six Weeks
12/2- Region Choir Clinic & Concert at DPHS

Next Week: Progress Reports!

Week of November 13, 2017

- This week is College Week! Students will get daily information from the counselors on high school endorsements, college and career paths, financial aid, and more!
- All students are encouraged to wear a college shirt on Thursday to promote college night here at Miller Intermediate!
- Thursday night, Miller Intermediate will host College Night with representatives from colleges, ECHS, and CTHS! We hope you'll join us! 

This Week in Falcon Country:
11/13- BB vs. Southmore @ 5pm
(Girls Home, Boys Away)
11/15- CC Meet @ SoHo- 4:30 pm
11/16- Texas Invitational Field Trip
College Night @ 7pm

Next Week: Thanksgiving Break


Week of October 23, 2017

- This week is Red Ribbon Week where we bring awareness to the dangers of doing drugs! See the calendar below for each day's themes. 
- 8th Graders will take a trip to visit CTHS on Tuesday
- Join us for Falcon Fall Fest & Fun Run on Thursday, 10/26 at 5:30pm! Costumes are encouraged but not required! The event is free but concessions will be sold! 

This Week in Falcon Country:
10/23- Wear Camo 
8th FB vs. BHI (A- Away, B- Home)
10/24- Wear Miller Shirts 
7th FB vs. FB vs. BHI (A- Away, B- Home)
10/25- Dress Like a Superhero
10/26- Dress Like a Nerd
Falcon Fall Festival- 5:30-7:00pm
10/27- Wear Neon & Sunglasses


Week of October 9, 2017

Smile for picture day this Wednesday! Order forms were sent home last week. Be sure to send the form and payment with your student to school Wednesday morning!
- Identified students were given information about Dike TIP. We will hold a parent information meeting on Wednesday, 10/11 at 5:30pm.  
- 8th graders will be taking the PSAT next month! Parents are invited to attend a parent information meeting on Friday, 10/13 at 6pm.

This Week in Falcon Country:
10/9- 8th FB vs. Thompson (A- Home, B- Away)
10/10- 7th FB vs. Thompson (A- Home, B- Away)
10/11- Picture Day
Duke TIP Parent Meeting @ 5:30pm
10/11- Volleyball vs. Queens @ Queens
10/13- PSAT Parent Meeting @ 6pm

Week of October 2, 2017

- This week is Bully Prevention Week! Counselors will be in the cafeteria during lunch each day discussing the topic. 
- Join us for our 50th Anniversary Tailgate & Homecoming Game on Monday, 10/2! 
- On Wednesday, 10/4, Dual Language will have a parent information meeting at 6pm. 
- Please make note of the student holidays on Friday, 10/6 & 10/9! Enjoy your long weekend. 

Upcoming Important Dates
10/11- Picture Day during Homeroom Classes

Week of September 25, 2017

- Tickets for the Homecoming Dance go on sale this week during all lunches for $5! Buy yours before we sell out!
- Orders for Homecoming Mums will be taken during all lunches for $10. Mums will be delivered during 6th period Wednesday & can be worn on Thursday, Friday, and Monday!
- Students are invited to join us in celebrating our Homecoming Spirit Days:
Thursday 9/28- Wear PJs to School to "Put the Patriots to Sleep"
Friday 9/29- Wear Sports Jerseys to School to "Team Up Against the Patriots"
Monday 10/2- Wear Black & Gold for Falcon PRIDE!

Upcoming Important Dates:
10/2- 50th Anniversary Celebration Tailgate (5pm) & Homecoming Game (6:30pm)
Bully Prevention Week Begins
10/3- 7th Football vs. Thompson (A- away, B- home)
10/6- Student Holiday

Week of September 18, 2017

Welcome back to school again, Falcons! Please check out the weekly blog here to be in the know of what's happening on campus every week. We have a very busy week ahead of us so be sure to check our calendar and Facebook page for all the details! We hope you'll join us for Open House on Wednesday and that grandparents will join us on Thursday for our Grandparent's Day Breakfast. Also, make note that the end of the first six-weeks is this Friday, 9/22!

This Week in Falcon Country:
9/19- Girls' Athletics Parent Meeting @ 5:30pm
Boys' Athletics Parent Meeting @ 5:45pm
9/20- Open House (7th @ 5pm, 8th @ 6:30pm)
9/21- Grandparents Day Breakfast @ 8:30am
Volleyball Game cs SoHo @ SHHS
9/22- End of 1st Six Weeks