Herbert Mills

Herbert Mills

Herbert Mills STEAM Elementary

6826 Retton Road
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068
(614) 367-2160 (office phone)
(614) 367-2168 (fax)  
 
School Hours 
First Grade - Fourth Grade: 8:05 AM Arrival - 2:35 PM Dismissal
Morning Kindergarten: 8:05 AM Arrival - 10:55 AM Dismissal
Afternoon Kindergarten: 11:45 AM Arrival - 2:35 PM Dismissal
 
Allison McMannis, Principal
 
Miss Allison McMannis - Principal 
Mr. Chris Cracraft - Assistant Principal
Ms. Destiny Lee - School Psychologist
Mrs. Jenny Russell - Secretary

Who We Are

 Mission

Herbert Mills STEAM Elementary is a globally focused K-4 elementary school that is committed to developing culturally competent, critical and creative thinkers through rigorous STEAM best practices rooted in transdisciplinary problem-based learning. Our program prepares students to be competitive in the 21st century global market- place, and to be critical and disciplined thinkers who are able to investigate problems thoroughly and effectively and to understand their potential to drive meaningful and sustainable innovations.

Accolades

ODE Elementary STEAM Designation, FETC STEM Excellence Award

Partnerships

  • GrowNextGen 
  • OSLN (Ohio STEM Learning Network) 
  •  BalletMet
  •  Reynoldsburg Historical Society
  • Seesaw
  •  CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social & Emotional Learning)
 

Clubs & Programs

  •  FLL Robotics
  •  Girls on the Run

Parent Organization

Herbert Mills PTO meets the second Tuesday of every month from 6–7 p.m. to discuss ways to make our school community a warm and safe place to learn and grow. 

Program Design

  •  Global Focus
  • Grounded in Transdiciplinary Problem Based Learning 
  •  Integration of 21st Century Skills
  •  Community Partnerships and Authentic Audiences
  •  Focus on Design Thinking
 

 

P.B.I.S.

 

Self


Motivation - Take ownership of your work and set goals for improvement.

Self-Awareness - Be aware of your body and personal space, and how your words impact others.

Growth Mindset - Believe in yourself and your abilities.

Empathy - Make an effort to recognize and understand the perspectives of others.

Self-Control - Think before you speak or act. Is it kind? Is it safe?

Respect - Treat yourself, our community, and our world with care.


Community


Respect - Treat yourself, our community, and our world with care.

Identifying and Solving ProblemsIdentify issues in the school community and use strategies such as our design cycle, circles, and restorative conversations to solve them.

Empathy - Make an effort to recognize and understand the perspectives of others.

Communication - Carefully choose your words to share your feelings and ideas appropriately.

Collaboration - Work cooperatively with others to share ideas and solve problems.


World


Citizenship - Be a responsible, contributing member of the world around you.

Empathy - Make an effort to recognize and understand the perspectives of others.

Respect - Treat yourself, our community, and our world with care.

Responsible Decision Making - Make choices based on what would be best for the world around you.

Cultural Competence - Work to understand, respect, and effectively communicate with people from other cultures.

Habits of Mind (Portrait of a Graduate Competencies)

Innovative Problem Solver: Uses critical thinking skills to solve authentic problems within the learning environment

Socially and Emotionally Competent: Shows best effort and is able to identify and regulate their own emotions to build positive relationships within the learning community

Effective Communicator: Expresses their ideas and needs, demonstrates active listening skills

Collaborative: Works well with others to complete a task

Culturally Aware, Global Citizen: Respectful to all peers and adults and has a positive impact on the learning community


Design Cycle

Herbert Mills Elementary Engineering Design Process
Weekly Newsletter
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Kindergarten Information
You’re invited to take a tour of Herbert Mills STEAM Elementary! View the Power Point above for a sneak peek of our classrooms or CLICK HERE to view! 
 
Reynoldsburg City Schools will be opening the Welcome Center for enrollment appointments on Monday, May 18 from 8:30am-3:30pm. Please call the Welcome Center to schedule a date/time. 
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