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Milo Academy Social Life
Milo Adventist Academy is committed to providing an atmosphere and learning experiences that will enable each student to develop and improve social skills such as teamwork, leadership, consideration of others, conflict resolution, and good manners.
One of the goals of our school is to help students develop wholesome social relationships. The friendships formed here can do much to make the school year happy and successful. Students are encouraged to form many friendships rather than one serious, steady relationship.
Goals: Students will learn to . . .
General Social Guidelines
Milo's outdoor setting is ideal for encouraging physical fitness. The air is fresh and the surroundings are beautiful. If needed, Medical Care is available.
MAA is an ideal situation to help each student develop time management. Sometimes students are surprised to learn how much can be accomplished within a 24-hour period. Students are encouraged to balance all aspects of living: rest, eating, study, classes, work, exercise, time with friends, relaxation, and worship.
The academy sponsors a number of organizations which are designed to provide leadership training and to develop the physical, mental, social, and spiritual powers of students.
Students who are eligible for office may be elected as officers of campus organizations. Faculty sponsors are assigned to all organizations and clubs. Each organization is conducted within the framework of the school's standards and regulations.
The treasurer of each organization, in cooperation with the sponsors and the school business office, keeps written accounts of all the funds for the organization. All funds will be receipted, kept, and disbursed from the business office.
A Student Association, class, or club meeting has official status when at least one of the officially appointed sponsors is present at the meeting.
Student Association (SA)
All students, by virtue of their enrollment, together with all staff members, are automatically members of the SA. This association is the general organization of the student body and is responsible for social and cultural activities.
The Student Senate is the representative body for the Student Association of Milo Adventist Academy. Its responsibility is to carry on the business activity of the SA and to provide a forum for student concerns so that there will be time at regular meetings for cultural, social, and religious programs.
Theta Tau Alpha - Girls' Club
The purpose of this club is to promote friendliness, culture, spiritual development, and social enrichment among the young women of Milo Adventist Academy. All female students are members. In addition to their Sunday evening meetings, members of this organization also organize events including:
Rho Sigma Kappa—Boys' Club
All young men enrolled in Milo Adventist Academy belong to this organization. Their objective is to work together to build Christian character. The club provides many cultural, educational, and recreational activities in addition to Sunday evening meetings and organizes events including:
All students who meet class standing requirements are automatically members of their appropriate classes. In addition to organizing monthly class meetings for business and social programs, the classes enjoy and help to organize specific events. Sophomore, Junior, and Senior classes organize and choose officers (See Eligibility for Student Office) during the first quarter. The Freshman class organizes and chooses officers at beginning of second quarter.
Milo Adventist Academy offers music groups suited to a variety of musical interests. Groups present programs for various church, civic, and school activities. In order to best be prepared for concerts in schools, churches, and on music tours, students are encouraged to plan to be a part of the group of their choice for the entire year.
Trillium - Yearbook
The yearbook is published annually in May. Students with an interest in gaining experience in teamwork, project management, photography, and desktop publishing may apply to join the yearbook staff. Students are encouraged to plan to be on the staff for the entire year.
Milo Monitor - Newspaper
When newspaper class is offered, the student newspaper staff publishes five to six issues per year in addition to the Mugbook, a photo gallery of students and staff, in the fall and the special commemorative senior issue in May. Students who would like experience in journalism, teamwork, project management, digital photography, and desktop publishing may apply to join the newspaper staff. Students are encouraged to plan to be on the staff for the entire year.