Throughout the school year, student(s) will bring home flyers for a variety of programs or activities happening in our district or community. Online, you can visit our school’s website at for up-to-date information. We appreciate your communication with us and encourage you to contact us with any questions, comments, and/or concerns you may have.

    To minimize disruptions in the classroom, we do not forward phone calls to staff during the school day. However, we are happy to take a message or put you through to the classroom before or after school.


    Please communicate student concerns as they arise. When you have a concern, please email the teacher or call the office to schedule a meeting. We will work as a team to create, implement, and monitor a plan of action to address the concern.


    We have many opportunities to communicate information with our families.  Our newsletter has timely information on upcoming events, activities, and news about what is happening at Mill Pond and around the Yelm community. The newsletter is posted to the school website. Newsletters will be sent via email or, if needed, a paper copy is available upon request.


    SchoolMessenger is the automated telephone notification system we use to communicate school delays, closures, and other important events at Mill Pond.

    Please be sure to keep your telephone contact information up-to-date so we can communicate timely information.


    During school hours, you can call our office to talk to a staff member before or after school.  Teachers do not have voicemail available to them. However, our office staff will gladly give the message to your student’s teacher so they may return your call. If you prefer e-mail communication, you can contact any staff member by using their first (for example: