The following items are reprinted from the News from Miller and Craddock Schools newsletter.
Grade level winners in the recent boxtop collection contest are:
Lauren Barker, preschool (1,029 boxtops); Melissa Buettin, kindergarten (2,170); Jessika Gonzalez, first grade (1,378); Karen Cantelmi, second grade (2,000); third grade, Jennifer Bindus (2,667); Stacey Gareau, fourth grade (2,743); and Paula Will, fifth grade (2,784).
An ice cream party will be scheduled for the winning classrooms.
Staff members Kim Armbrecht and Jodi Roscoe recently received "books for summer reading" grants from the Aurora Schools Foundation, while Lisa Leone received a grant for materials for math.
The PTO's Malley's candy sale runs through Feb. 28, and paper order forms must be returned to school by March 1. Online orders are accepted until March 25.
Anyone who has photos they would like considered for this year's yearbook can go to www.community.lifetouch.com and use code YPSNJG.
Craddock's book fair is March 4-8 with the theme "Story laboratory, reading gives you super powers." Volunteers are needed to set up March 1 and for family shopping hours March 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. Email Kim Gallucci at email@example.com.
The following students were "caught being good" at Miller School recently: Sarah Blum, Julia Stockdale, Tyler Tice, Elijah Orlando, Ante Paulic, Brayden Brown, Johnny Turner, Blake Gardener, Jack Radvansky and Myranda Cook.
Thanks go to the following: MIller PTO Sunshine Committee for a recent staff breakfast, art teacher Teri Hickey for initiating the "glitter flag" project and Peggy McGee and Jannine Mason for offering a refresher Aurora Reads! meeting.