Morton Messenger

December 2nd, 2022

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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.

Upcoming Events

School Calendar

December 1st - MAP Assessments Begin K-5

December 20th - First Semester Ends

December 21st - January 3rd - No School - Winter Break

January 4th - No School - Professional Development/Work Day for Teachers

January 5th - Second Semester Begins

January 16th - No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Links and Resources

Employment Opportunity

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PTA Information

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School Information

  • Please remain in your vehicles until 8:20 a.m.
  • Doors open at 8:20 a.m.
  • School begins at 8:30 a.m.


  • School ends at 3:45 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
  • School ends at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday's
  • Please remain in your car and follow the traffic patterns listed on this newsletter. Staff will assist with student pick up.
  • Display your student ID card that includes your student name, grade level, and teacher name.

School Lunch - Optional

  • $3.05

School Breakfast - Optional
  • $1.55

You can pay online at MySchoolBucks:

School Traffic Reminders

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