Principal's Message


By Mr. Frank Kuzniewski, John Mills Elementary School Principal


Frank Kuzniewski at the Tower Bridge in London.

VIDEO NOTE: To see the welcome back video from Principal Kuzniewski and Assistant Principal Gomez, please click here.


Welcome to the 2021-22 school year. It is an exciting year as we welcome returning and new students and their families to full-day, in-person instruction! We also welcome our new assistant principal, Ms. Natalia Gomez, and all of the new faculty and staff members joining us this year.

We know our families are excited to begin the school year as "normal" as possible with students joining their teachers and classmates in the building.

To our returning families, "thank you" is not enough to say for your support of the teachers and administrative team during the previous school year. Your unwavering support was evident, and for that, we are forever grateful. Our commitment to safety and serving students remain at the forefront of what we do, and we will follow any health guidance required of us.

Our expectation is for everyone working with students to remain committed to providing a positive learning experience for all students. We want students and parents to understand the level of commitment and passion the faculty and staff bring to John Mills School every day.

This year, in particular, we will emphasize the need to support students with both academics and social skills. All students are encouraged to do their very best and trust the faculty and staff to answer questions and address concerns. Our collective vision is to collaborate with all stakeholders to maintain a culture where everyone is safe, respected and included. We are many cultures, but we are one Mills.

And finally, we strive to keep our families informed of school and District events in a timely manner. Information regarding the school can be found on our school website, our District website and Twitter @jm401_trojans. If there is ever a change in an email address or phone number, be sure to communicate those changes with the main office so you receive any and all communications sent from the school and/or District.

Welcome to John Mills School!

With Trojan Pride,

Mr. Frank Kuzniewski
Principal