Morton Messenger

March 12, 2021

Mission Statement

The mission of J. Sterling Morton Elementary School, whose culture unites families, guarantees all students develop the academic skills and character traits necessary for personal excellence and responsible citizenship through high-quality, innovative, engaging experiences in a challenging and nurturing environment.
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Important Dates


  • March 15-26 - Morton Book Fair
  • March 22 - State Testing - NSCAS Window Opens - Grades 3-5
  • April 5-9 - Spring Break
  • May 7 - Kindergarten Round Up
  • May 7 - Middle School Transition Day
  • May 14 - PTA Fun Run
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Food Service

Meal Service Week of March 15 - 19 Free curbside community meals for all children between the ages of 1 - 18 will be available for pick up at the below listed sites from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on Tuesday, March 16 & Friday March 19:


  • Central Middle School- 12801 L Street
  • Millard North High School- 1010 South 144th Street
  • Millard South High School- 14905 Q Street
  • Millard West High School- 5710 South 176th Street

Tuesday 3/16 Pick Up Curbside Community Order Form- order cutoff time will be 5:00 pm on Monday 3/15. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for March 17 - 19.


Friday 3/19 Pick Up Curbside Community Order Form- order cutoff time will be 5:00 pm on Thursday 3/18. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for March 20 - 23.


An individual submission must be submitted for each child requesting a meal. If you have any questions please call 402-715-1440.


Free weekend meal kits for in school students can be pre ordered by Thursday 3/18 by 5:00 pm through the weekend meal kit order form. The weekend meal kits will provide breakfast and lunch for Saturday & Sunday. Students can pick up their meal kits at the end of the school day on Friday, March 19 as they exit the school building.

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Check Out these Millard North Summer Camps!

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MPS Assessment System

Please review the MPS student assessment system here.

NEW Millard Public Schools COVID 19 Website

This new website tracks positive cases across our districts while also providing all resources related to our COVID 19 planning.

Safe2Help is Here for You

If you or someone you know is in crisis, you may want to call a crisis line. For more information visit the Safe2Help website or call directly. Anonymous reporting is available.

Safe2Help.org

402-299-SAFE(7233)


Below is list of resources available in the community and their contact information:


Safe Schools Hotline: 1-888-809-4757


Boys Town Hotline: 1-800-228-3000


Nebraska Family Helpline: 1-888-866-8660


If this is an emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

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