Wildcat Weekly

Morse Elementary: Week of January 23-27, 2023

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Every Day Counts!!

Did you know that students who are at school regularly learn more, get better grades, have stronger peer friendships, enjoy school more, and have higher graduation rates? Good attendance is powerful! Please bring your student to school on time each day!

A tardy is defined as not being on campus, inside the gates, when the tardy bell rings at 7:50 a.m.

Parent Information

Dear Families,

The staff at Morse Elementary is committed to providing students the opportunity to learn in a safe, orderly environment while helping them become socially responsible young people. Our school-wide discipline plan is designed to enhance these endeavors by encouraging personal responsibility and respect for others.

Attached you will find a copy of school rules, a positive reinforcement plan, consequences for misconduct, and discipline procedures that have been developed by our teachers and parents. This week, Mrs. Farrell and staff will review Positive Behavior and Intervention Supports (PBIS) with the students during grade-level assemblies to ensure that rules and consequences are understood.

Please take time to review these rules and procedures with your child in order to help guarantee that he or she has a strong understanding of their meaning and importance. School standards and appropriate student conduct are mandated by the California Education Code and are necessary for the creation of a successful learning environment. The district’s Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy is highlighted as well, as technology is continually integrated as an academic tool in all curricular areas.

The safety and well-being of your child are of the utmost importance to all staff. To ensure that safe practices are observed by everyone, there are some general procedures for arrival, departure, and campus visits. Through our cooperative efforts, we will continue to offer an exemplary educational environment for all children; and the students will be able to take pride in their behavior and enjoy positive interactions with others. Thank you for your support.


Mrs. Farrell and the Morse Elementary Staff

Upcoming Events

1/23 - 1/27: Kindness Spirit Week (see flyer below) & Leadership Sock Drive

1/25: Pizza with the Principal (PBIS reward)

1/26: TK Information Night 6:00-7:00 in the PYLUSD Board Room (info below)

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Will your child be turning 5 between September 2, 2023 and April 2, 2024? Or, are you considering keeping your child out of kindergarten for an additional year?

To learn more about TK and other early childhood programs in PYLUSD, we invite you to attend our parent meeting. Information regarding school registration, immunization requirements, as well as before and after school care will also be provided. This is an adult only preferred event. See our flyers here: ENGLISH | SPANISH

Thursday, January 26 @ 6:00-7:00 in the PYLUSD Board Room

LCAP Community Forum

Please join the PYLUSD at the upcoming Community Forum. One virtual, public meeting will be hosted to provide input related to the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).

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Shamrock 'N Run

The REACH Foundation invites you to join our district for the 11th Shamrock 'N Run presented by the REACH Foundation. The 5K course takes you through a series of tree groves, and four lakes with connecting streams, offering a serene aquatic environment. The trails meander through Yorba Regional Park and one segment parallels the nationally recognized Santa Ana River Trail. Your contribution supports our school, the Middle School Track Meet, Educator's Grants, PTA Jog-A-thons Sponsorships, Academic STEAM Programs, and more! Sign up today! Parents with strollers, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and neighbors are welcome. This community event is for everyone!

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