Rocket Review

Week of May 3, 2019

Welcome to May

If April showers bring May flowers, then I would expect a spectacular floral display coming from nature in the next few weeks!


Despite all of the wet weather, our students were able to get outside for recess for many of their days this week. We have just been asking students to avoid the lower, wet soccer field when they are outside playing. A big thank you to our lunch monitors who have been helping each day during lunch to keep our students safe.


As we move into May, our students start to envision their summer vacation and all the fun activities that come with the warmer weather and the end of the school year. We have 6 more weeks of learning to accomplish as students' after school schedules are filling up with sports, practice and other spring activities. Please help your child to stay focused on school as we make the most of the last 6 weeks of school. There is still so much to teach and learn and we want our Morgan students to finish their school year strong and ready to transition to the next year.


Our 3rd, 4th and 6th Grade students will begin to take the M-STEP assessment next week. Please check the calendar below for a reminder of the dates that were sent home with students' M-STEP parent letter two weeks ago.


Have a great week!


Mrs. Lasky

PTO--Help Needed!

Our PTO is looking for a new Vice-President and a Webmaster for the 2019-2020 school year. Our current Vice-President and Webmaster have students moving on from Morgan and into junior high next year.


Our Vice-President helps with the organization of PTO initiatives and activities as a part of the PTO Board.


The Webmaster is in charge of maintaining/updating the Morgan Membership Toolkit web page for the PTO and training is provided.


If you are interested in serving in either of these positions, please contact our PTO and/or attend the next PTO meeting on May 20.


PTO contact information is:

MorganVolunteersPTO@gmail.com

Lego Robotics Coaches

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School Store Closing for the Year

Last Day for School Store is Wednesday, May 8

School store will have their final day of sales on Wednesday, May 8 before closing for the 2018-2019 school year.

Morgan Lunch Monitors

Morgan continues to look for additional support during the lunch hour. While our building is allocated a certain amount of paid EduStaff lunch monitors, we can take additional support in the form of volunteers. Students really enjoying seeing their parent/grandparent/aunt/uncle at school during the lunch time helping in the lunchroom or walking around the playground with the kids.


If you are interested in becoming a paid lunch monitor, please click on link below to start an application with EduStaff. EduStaff certified lunch monitors are paid an hourly rate each day they work. EduStaff employees can also complete additional, free, online training sessions and become substitute paraprofessionals for additional paid hours of work.


Morgan also takes volunteers with a current background check on file. If you filled out a Volunteer Sheet within the past few years, you should be able to volunteer for field trips, classroom help and lunch supervision. If you are unsure about your volunteer status, please contact the Main Office and Sharon or Melissa can check for you: 586-797-5800.


If you are interested in volunteering during the lunch hour, which runs from 11:30 AM until 12:15 PM each day, please contact Melissa in the main office and let her know what days you are available to volunteer. Grandparents/aunts/uncles/neighbors are all welcome once we have a background check on file.


If you have any questions, please call Morgan at 586-797-5800 or email Mrs. Lasky at sue.lasky@uticak12.org.

EduStaff Application

Click here to complete an application to become a lunch monitor.

Morgan School Spirit Days

The Morgan Student Council has announced our School Spirit Days!


Monday, May 6: Class T-Shirt Day

Friday, May 31: Crazy Hair Day

Mark Your Calendar!

Calendar Dates

Mark these dates on your calendar:


Monday, May 6: Class T-Shirt Day

Tuesday, May 7: 6th Grade ELA M-STEP

4th Grade Henry Ford

Wednesday, May 8: 4th Grade ELA M-STEP

Thursday, May 9: 2nd Grade Seven Ponds

3rd Grade Science Center

5th Grade Greenfield Village

Friday, May 10: Variety Show Rehearsal 3:30 - 5:30 in gym

Monday, May 13: Variety Show Performance for Morgan Students in the gym 1 PM

May 14 - 17: Spring Book Fair

Tuesday, May 14: 3rd Grade Math M-STEP

2nd & 4th Grade Music Concert--6:30 for 2nd; 7:30 for 4th

Morgan Annual Art Show

Book Fair Evening Hours

Wednesday, May 15: 4th Grade Math M-STEP

Variety Show 5:30 PM

Book Fair Evening Hours

Morgan Annual Art Show

Tuesday, May 21: 3rd Grade ELA M-STEP

Wednesday, May 22: 6th Grade Math M-STEP

Friday, May 31: Crazy Hair Day

Thursday, June 6: Morgan Field Day

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UCS News and Updates

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FINAL PTO Meeting for the 2019-2020 School Year!

Monday, May 20, 2019 @ 6:30 PM. Hamlin Pub on 25/VanDyke

Morgan Volunteers PTO Webpage

Click here to visit the Morgan Volunteers PTO web page and register for updates and volunteer information. Please update your family information each school year.

Morgan Elementary

Mission: Morgan is dedicated to developing lifelong learners through the working relationship of students, staff, and community.


Vision: We are a community of compassionate, committed professionals and learners who become academically successful through collaboration, ownership, and perseverance.