Morton Messenger

May 14, 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.

Important Dates


  • May 18 - Field Day
  • May 21 - Remote Learner Materials Check In
  • May 21 - Last Day of School - 12:00 p.m. dismissal
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Check Out these Millard North Summer Camps!

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Food Service

Meal Service Week of May 17 - 21

  • 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 5/18 Pick Up Curbside Community Order Form- order cutoff time will be 5:00 pm on Monday 5/17. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for May 19 - 21.

Friday 5/21 Pick Up Curbside Community Order Form- order cutoff time will be 5:00 pm on Thursday 5/20. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for May 22 - 25.

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 5/17 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 21 as they exit the school building.


Free Summer Meals

Free meals will continue to be offered from May 24 - August 10 at designated sites to any children between the ages of 1 - 18 years old. Meals will be available on site daily for dine in at the below listed sites and times:


Meal Sites:

Breakfast: 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Lunch: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Ackerman- 5110 South 156th Street

Aldrich- 506 North 162nd Avenue

Cottonwood- 615 Piedmont Drive

Rohwer- 17701 F Street

Upchurch- 8686 South 165th Street


Breakfast: 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Lunch: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Cody- 3320 South 127th Street

Holling Heights- 6565 South 136th Street

Beadle Middle School (open June 7 - June 25 only)- 18201 Jefferson Street

Millard South High School- 14905 Q Street


Breakfast: 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Lunch: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Central Middle School (Curbside only)- 12801 L Street

Millard North High School- 1010 South 144th Street


Curbside Pick Up

Curbside pick will be available at all designated summer feeding sites* from May 24 - Aug 10 from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm on Tuesdays and Fridays. Tuesday meal distribution will include breakfast and lunch for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Friday Meal distribution will include breakfast and lunch for Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The link for the online orders form will be posted on the Food Service website beginning the week of May 24th.

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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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