James Morris School

Regional School District No.6

Principal's Message for March 31, 2016

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Dear Parents, Guardians and Community Members,

The classroom teachers and I are extremely proud of our students' preparation and performance during our first round of student-led conferences. This sentiment was echoed by many of you with whom I was able to speak during conference nights. To help us strengthen the value and effectiveness of these conferences, please feel free to email or call me to share your reflections on your conference experience.

6th Grade transition to Wamogo

This Monday, members of the middle school team will be coming to talk to the sixth grade students about their transition to the middle school and their choices for seventh grade. During this visit students will be selecting their electives for 7th grade - including a language if they choose to take one. There will no longer be a language rotation so students will be choosing a language for the year. Mrs. Butler, the head of the language department, will speak about the language options. We ask that parents have a discussion with their child(ren) about taking a language.

There will be a parent night at Wamogo on May 25th where the middle school team can answer questions and address concerns about 7th grade. More details about this event to follow.

JMS Art Show at Morris Senior Center

JMS students are creating Mexican-themed artwork for exhibit Mexicana Arte Primaveral, a student art show that will be held at the Morris Senior Center for the month of April. Kindergarten students have been painting and decorating sombreros. Second grade students are painting decorative Dala horses. Sixth grade students are generating Mexican Bark Paintings. Other works include self-portraits in the style of Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, Tin Art, and Alibrejes Drawings.

How can you help?

  • Volunteer to hang the show with Mrs. Sweet: Thursday, March 31, 3:00-4:30 pm

  • Volunteer to strike the show: Thursday, April 28, 3:00-4:30 pm

Please email Mrs. Sweet at lsweet@rsd6.org if you are interested in helping in any way.

Thank you so much!

Mrs. Laurie Sweet

Kindergarten Registration

Regional School District No. 6 is currently conducting kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school year. Children must be 5 years of age on or before December 31st of this year to be eligible for kindergarten enrollment this fall. Please call our main office at 860-567-7420 to request a registration packet. (See notice below)

Pre-K Registration

Regional School District No. 6's Early Childhood Learning Center is accepting applications for the 2016–2017 school year for children living in Warren, Morris and Goshen. Children must be 3 years of age on or before December 31st of this year to be eligible for preschool enrollment this fall. For more information and to receive the 2016-17 Preschool Registration Packet please call Mrs. Wanda Wiig at 860-491-6020. For Warren students that will be four years old by December 31st, 2016 please contact Michael Gabriel-Deveau at 860-868-2223. All applications are due by April 1, 2016. JMS's Preschool Activity Day is scheduled for May 11th, 2016 from 11:00 - 11:45 A.M.

L.I.F.E. Nights

L.I.F.E nights are a great opportunity for our Region 6 families to come together across the district to meet and enjoy a story with new friends. Students and their families in preschool through grade 2 are welcome to attend any or all of the events across the district. We hope to you see you there! The dates are listed in the flyer below.

Please feel free to contact me at any time with questions, comments or concerns.


KC Chapman

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Attached Flyers

  • ASAP! Summer Programs

  • Audubon Summer Camp-Spring Break

  • Boating Class

  • Girls Just Wanna Run

  • Healthy Beginnings flyer

  • Kid's Play

  • Kindergarten Registration

  • Morris Senior Center Student Art Show

  • Morris Senior Center West Point Trip

  • Morris VFD Roast Beef Dinner

  • J.M.S. 4H CLUB (Mrs. Groht)

  • St. Peter's Drum Corp Open House

  • Summer Theatre Intensive

  • Warren Multi-age discussion

  • 6th Annual Shane Kinsella Memorial Road Race

Important Dates

  • Month of April - Student Art Show at Morris Senior Center

  • Thursday, 4/14 - L.I.F.E. Night at JMS, 6:30 PM

  • Wednesday, 5/11 - Preschool Activity Day, 11:00-11:45 AM

  • Thursday, 5/12 - Kindergarten Activity/Orientation Day, 2:00-3:00 PM

  • Wednesday, 5/25 - Safe School Climate Committee Meeting, 3:30-4:30 PPM

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