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August 26, 2013

Millsap students have it ‘made in the shade’

With the kids going back to school there is much news on that front. One wonderful improvement at Millsap Elementary is on the playground area.

As you look toward the playground there appears to be a giant blue awning. This is the new shade structure to protect the students and staff from dangerous sun rays. Funding for this much-needed addition came through a grant from the American Academy of Dermatology and a donation from the Millsap Elementary PTO. The maintenance department did a great job of managing the construction of the very large structure. May the teachers and kids enjoy this health protection and the coolness it brings.

Some other big school news is that the Millsap Alma Mater will have a new melody at the start of this school year. The process, which culminated in the new tune, started in 2012 when some students asked if the song could be reviewed for a possible change in the music. A committee was formed by the school board, and after many steps were taken by the committee, two composers were contacted. Although there have been three known versions of the school song throughout the history of the school, each one had different lyrics. This time the goal was to keep the same lyrics, but change the tune. When this goal was reached by the composers, members of the student body voted to change to the new version and the school board did the same. We are looking forward to hearing the new music during the coming school year.

Our neighbors at the Cool City Council want the public to know that they are wrapping up everything about the water grant which resulted in a great upgrade to their area water system. The installation which took place over many months is finalized, and the Council thanks everyone for their cooperation during the work phases and hopes that no one was inconvenienced. They also are very appreciative of North Rural Water Supply Corporation who was their partner in the project. A job well done and worth waiting for!

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  • MILLSAP MATTERS: Lady Trot 5K

    MILLSAP – We are as busy as ever around Millsap, and one of the premier places of activity is our community center. There is much news surrounding this facility.

    July 26, 2014

  • SCHOOL REGISTRATION

    MILLSAP – As we go into the last part of July, it’s already time to start making plans for school starting. On that note there is some news from Millsap ISD.

    July 18, 2014

  • WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND MILLSAP

    MILLSAP – Life is busily rolling along in Millsap despite the hot weather. One thing that is a part of daily life everywhere is mail, and our Post Office has some new employees.

    July 12, 2014

  • Pitch in to keep Parker County roads litter free

    MILLSAP – Everything looks so pretty and green after the rain. While we enjoy this beauty along our roadways there is a need to keep them clean. Adopt a Country Road Parker County is an organization that provides a way to help with this.

    July 4, 2014

  • July 4th Parade

    MILLSAP – With all of the rain come thoughts of shooting fireworks on July 4th. Our neighbors down south in the Mountain River development have big plans in this vein.

    June 28, 2014

  • 30TH ANNUAL PARKER COUNTY PEACH FESTIVAL

    MILLSAP – With summer upon us many are making preparations to attend the 30th Annual Parker County Peach Festival. Publicity and plans are well underway for this event.

    June 21, 2014

  • SCHOOL'S OUT FOR SUMMER

    MILLSAP – With school out for the summer folks are planning all kinds of fun activities.

    June 7, 2014

  • MILLSAP MATTERS: Log Cabin Days’ fun and history makes for another successful event

    MILLSAP – As the long-awaited Log Cabin Days Festival has come and gone there is much news about the event to be shared.

    May 18, 2014

  • MILLSAP MATTERS: Millsap to celebrate Log Cabin Days

    MILLSAP – With May here there are some terrific happenings in Millsap. Friday, May 9, will be a special day for fourth graders from our school and Garner.

    May 4, 2014

  • Millsap Matters - April 20, 2014

    For many people this is the time of year that reunions are held.  In that light, Millsap Alumni will be enjoying their Annual School Reunion on Saturday, April 26.

    April 21, 2014

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