James Morris School
Regional School District No.6, March 23, 2017
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UPCOMING EVENTS and ITEMS of NOTE
JMS Sunflower Walking Sticks
JMS 4th grade students are creating walking sticks by repurposing sunflower stalks grown in the Giving Garden. These walking sticks will be sold to raise money for the White Memorial Foundation because we all use the trails and have learned so much about our environment through White Memorial. Please see the flyer below to order. Supplies are limited!
JMS Sunflower Seed Company
The mission of JMS Sunny Seeds Seed Co. is to provide organic, raw, nutritional Giving Garden sunflower seeds and to reach out to help others in need. Through the purchase of the seed packets, our customers will help continue our support of local soup kitchens and the Little Guild Animal Shelter and Rescue Center in West Cornwall, CT. This project was started and coordinated by 6th graders. All K-6 students are helping to weigh seeds and make packets.
We hope you'll support this project by purchasing seeds using this order form:
Cold Weather Clothing
As stated in our Student/Parent Handbook, we try to hold recess outdoors whenever possible. Students should wear appropriate clothing such as warm jackets or coats, hats, mittens/gloves and boots during cold and inclement weather. Students without boots must stay on the blacktop area as long as snow covers the playground.
Wednesday, April 5th-7th - Nature's Classroom (Gr.6)
April 10th-15th: NO SCHOOL (April break)
The Region-6 Way: Our Goal
It is our goal that Region-6 staff and students will internalize and reflect the Region-6 Way in all aspects of their day, including
striving for one’s personal best;
developing and maintaining positive and productive relationships;
communicating effectively and professionally;
developing leadership in one’s self and others;
- preparing for maximum academic growth
Details about the Region-6 Way can be found here.
Check Out These Links
Common Sense Media - This resource is designed to help families make informed choices for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music.
Khan Academy - This free website provides students with supplemental academic support through written explanations, videos and practice exercises.
Chess Academy - Would you like to learn or improve your skills at the game of chess?
Google SmartyPins - Test your geography and American trivia.
Our World in Data - For those of you who like to see the world from a mathematical perspective...
Mount Everest in 3D - Ever wondered what climbing Mt. Everest would look like?
Pixelspace - Just how far apart are the celestial bodies in our solar system?
6th Grade Flyer for Languages
7th Annual Shane Kinsella Memorial Road Race
Adult Open Gym - basketball
ASAP Celebration of Young Writers
Celebration of Young Writers submission form
JMS PTO Auction
Litchfield Jazz Camp Kids
Minds in Motion Litchfield
Morris Beach and Rec Spring Newsletter
Morris Public LIbrary Matryoshka Nested Dolls
Morris Public Library Museum Passes
Morris Public Library New Lego Challenge
Roast Beef Dinner
White Memorial Museum Sleep In
White Memorial Spring Break Camp
White Memorial Spring into Nature
Women & Girls Fund