Morton Messenger

May 7, 2021

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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.

Important Dates


  • May 14 - PTA Fun Run
  • May 18 - Field Day
  • May 21 - Last Day of School - 12:00 p.m. dismissal
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PTA Fun Run Update

Maverick Families,


The weekend is here! We hope you enjoy some much-deserved relaxation this weekend.

Thank you for every share and donation you all have contributed to our Fun Run fundraiser so far. We appreciate everyone’s support!

If you haven’t registered your student on funrun.com, it’s quick and easy to do this weekend. Then, please consider sharing with your extended family and friends. And if you are able to, consider making a donation as well. Every share and donation adds up to make a big difference for our school.


If your family does get a donation this weekend, you student will be part of the Weekend Challenge!


Any student that gets a pledge for $2 per lap or $60 in flat donations over the weekend will earn a special bonus prize that is only available this weekend!!


Have a great weekend, and get ready ... our Morton Fun Run is NEXT WEEK !!

Registration is OPEN!

Fundraiser Kicked Off - 5/3 !!

Event Day - 5/14 !!!



Thank you for supporting our school - we are grateful for our amazing school community!


- Your J. Sterling Morton PTA

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Check Out these Millard North Summer Camps!

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Food Service

Meal Service Week of May 10 - 14

  • 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 5/11 Pick Up Curbside Community Order Form- order cutoff time will be 5:00 pm on Monday 5/10. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for May 12 - 14.

Friday 5/14 Pick Up Curbside Community Order Form- order cutoff time will be 5:00 pm on Thursday 5/13. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for May 15 - 18.

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 5/13 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, May 14 as they exit the school building.

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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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