Morton Middle School

 

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Tuesday Memo & Calendar 

 

MMS March Madness College/Career Week
Tuesday, March 24th—College HAT DAY  Wear a hat/beanie with a college/university logo or name.  All other clothing must meet dress code guidelines.
Wednesday, March 25th—College Shirt Day Wear a shirt/sweatshirt/jersey that has a college or university name or logo. Must still meet dress code guidelines.
Thursday, March 26th— Career Attire Day
All students dress the part for your future (stay with in dress code)
8th grade students will meet with community Volunteers will share their experiences and how to be successful in their career field.
Friday, March 27th—Door Decorating Contest Winners Announced  Get your doors decorated in a college/university of your choice.  Doors will be judged Thursday Afternoon based on the following criteria:
1. Creativity 
2. Information about the College  (majors specialties, outstanding programs, tuition, graduation rate, locations, opportunities, etc…)
3. School Spirit

Magazines Orders
You can also order magazines online at www.gaschoolstore.com.  For online orders:  ID # is 2561405 and password is 0763190.

We need your help! In order for the Kroger company to continue donating money to our school, we must register our Kroger Plus cards online. Once our Kroger Plus cards are registered and Morton Middle is selected as the designated charity, nothing else is required. We will no longer need to utilize the Kroger gift card system. It's that simple! Please take a moment to grab your Kroger Plus card number and click on www.krogercommunityrewards.com​ to get started. If you need help, please click on this document for directions. Thank you for helping us earn much needed funding for our school!!!

Support for teens, at their fingertips
Crisis Text Line
Information about Crisis Text Line

Morton Apparel Available
You can order a big variety of personalized Morton apparel from MyLocker.  Check out the great variety of clothing and hats that are available!!

Dress Code 2014-15
Dress for Success exemplifies our dress code policy. Please keep the guidelines in mind when you are shopping for your school clothes.

Free Volunteer Background Check
Get involved!!!  Get a free background check and volunteer in your child's school.  We need you.  Click here for access to the free background check.

Attendance
Be sure to call the attendance office @ 381-3535 every day if your child is absent. Also please send a note within 3 days of their return to school.

Notice About Your Change In Address
Please contact Ms. Hufnagel or call her at 859-381-3540 if you have changed your address or phone number.  If you have a change of address you must bring in a new proof of residence.

Morton Bell Schedule
The bell schedule for Morton varies by grade level.  Click here to view the  bell schedule.

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Middle School Grading Periods - Revised
Parents  -  Due to recent Snow Days, FCPS has revised the Grading Period dates for Quarters 3 and 4.  This means the dates that your child should bring home their report card/progress report have changed.  Please click here for revised dates.

AR Quiz Information:
Use this link to search the company’s database for available quizzes. If they have a quiz for the title in which you’re interested, then you’ll have access to that quiz at school. This is the link for AR's databases. Double check author and title to make sure you have an exact match.
AR quizzes may only be taken at school.

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Track Tryouts
Track tryouts will be after school from 4 - 6 on March 16 -18 at Morton. Students who are interested in trying out should attend the informational meeting on Monday, March 9, from 4:15 to 5 in the school cafeteria. To be eligible to tryout you must have a 2.5 GPA from the 3rd 9 weeks, acceptable conduct, and turn in a KHSAA sports physical to Mrs. Adams or Mr. Yates by Friday, March 13.  Please be sure to read the Track Rules for 2015.
Come to watch the Morton Track Team Meets!!  Track Meet Schedule

MORTON BOYS BASKETBALL 2014-2015
Congratulations to the boys on the 2015 Boys' Basketball Team.  (Roster)
Please come watch the boys play!!  Game Schedule

2014-2015 Morton Cheerleading
Please contact Coaches Carla Trisko and Chrstina Herrington if you have any quesitons.

Student Clubs and Activities
Students are encouraged to become involved in Morton's extra-curricular activities. (Click on link to see listing.) Contact the sponsor of each activity by clicking on the Staff link at the top of Morton's homepage to get the teacher's email address or by calling the sponsor.

Sports Physicals
All students wishing to try out for a sport, cheerleading or dance team must have a completed sports physical physician form on file before they will be allowed to try out.
Sports Physical Physician Form