The Morales Monthly

Vol. 2, No. 5 - January 2021

One Word

I imagine many of us or someone we know will be making a New Year's resolution(s), which is a promise a person makes for the new year. Regardless of what resolution one commits to, the goal is to improve one's life in the coming year. Resolutions can come in many forms.

After a tumultuous 2020, we will forever regard it as the year of "COVID". This one word has come to mean so much to so many people. No one expected or predicted last year's events. We have all been affected and will continue to feel the impact of "COVID", both inside and outside of the classroom.

I invite you to ponder the following statement:

What "one word' will describe "U" during 2021?

I have chosen the word "connect" to drive every action both inside and outside the classroom. It will impact the way I approach myself and others, and refocus my time and talents on the things that matter most.

Morales Junior High believes in "U"!

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Morales Junior High is moving forward with our new Learning Management System (LMS) - Schoology.

We encourage parents and students to become familiar with the new platform. Please be patient with yourself, child(ren), and teachers. Please watch this Morales Mingle episode with Special Guest, Natalie Arias. She answers questions about Schoology and provides ideas and support to parents and teachers.

Morales Mingle 01/06/2020


Is your child struggling academically? If so, we invite you to learn more about Morales Junior High's Face2Face and Virtual* tutoring services.

Visit for a full schedule of all teachers and classes. Tutoring services are offered before and after school. Students are encouraged to attend their own teacher's tutoring first but are able to attend another teacher's tutoring if there are scheduling conflicts.

*Currently, all MJH Tutoring are virtual

UCISD Skyward Wellness Screener

The support of parents and/or guardians is greatly appreciated in completing the required daily UCISD Student Wellness Screener at home before students arrive at any UCISD campus. The UCISD Student Wellness Screener can be found in the Skyward Family Access app or website.

Skyward Family Access is a portal for parents to check their student’s attendance, grades, schedule, and now complete the UCISD Student Wellness Screener. If parents need assistance logging into Skyward Family Access they are to contact their student’s campus.

Please click the following links for an overview on completing the process:

Uvalde Wellness Screener (English)

Uvalde Wellness Screener (Spanish)


Start of the 3rd 9 Weeks

Tuesday, January 5


School Board Meeting

Monday, January 18

3rd Week PR5 Grading Window Closes

Saturday, January 23

Stock Show


Friday, January 29

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Download the Uvalde Sports App!

Coaches would like to remind everyone to download the Uvalde Sports App where any game updates will be posted as they arise along with addresses of event locations.

Due to current conditions of COVID-19, schedules may change week to week. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we support our student-athletes.

To download the app on an Apple device, click here.

To download the app on an Android device, click here.

PBIS Guidelines for Success

What does it take to be successful in school? Morales Junior High believes that when students, are respectful, responsible and safe everyone is successful. Education is a team effort - parents please review these guidelines with your children frequently.
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Our mission is to create a respectful, responsible, and safe environment in order to promote student excellence academically, which will continue to positively influence the outlook of education in our community.


Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships