Connect-Morgan County Schools

July 2019

Albert P. Brewer High School JROTC Places In JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl Championship

The Albert P. Brewer JROTC recently competed in the College Options sponsored JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl Championship in Washington, DC. This was the first time in school history the A.P. Brewer program qualified for the national championships. Team members are Noah Hunter, Jessica Chroust, Sidnie Ross and Alexis Reynolds (pictured with Col. Retired Bennie J. Pokemire II). The AP Brewer team finished 13th out of 1411 schools and was the best performing JROTC program in 6th Brigade region (comprised of teams from AL, LA, FL, MS, GA, and PR).
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"Gold Card" Athletic Pass Available for Citizens 65 and Older Compliments of the MCSS

The MCSS is proud to make available to citizens 65 years or older the Morgan County Schools Athletic Pass "Gold Card." This card is given to citizens 65 years of age or older compliments of the MCSS to be used for FREE admission to all MCSS athletic events. The card will be honored at ALL MCSS schools. Cards are available for pick up at our Central Office, 235 HWY 67 South Decatur AL 35603. Our 2019-2020 athletic events will begin soon...please share this important offer with those you know would benefit from this complimentary, free card.

2019-2020 MCSS Kindergarten Registration Open

Morgan County Alabama Schools are excited to announce that Kindergarten Registration for 2019 is now open. If you have a child or know of someone with a child that is going into kindergarten for the next school year, please visit your local school to register.

Go to www.morgank12.org for registration forms. Early registration will help prevent waiting in long lines to register at the beginning of the school year and allows for schools to effectively plan for the next school year. Items needed to register are a birth certificate, immunization card, and proof of residency. For more information contact your local school.

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Be the First to Know...Download the FREE MCSS App Today!

This school year, be first to know the latest news and important information from the MCSS such as weather announcements, etc. by downloading the MCSS mobile app! The mobile app will offer an updated feed of district news and events with photos and links to the district's website. The app can also be customized by the user by selecting the schools from which they would like to receive news and updates. Users can choose to receive push notifications to get breaking news, updates about school closures, calendar changes, or sports updates. Download this FREE mobile app today by searching in the iTunes App Store or Google Play app store for "Morgan County Schools".

Assistance with School Supplies Available Through the MCSS Federal Programs Department

Morgan County Schools is excited about beginning the 2019-2020 school year. We take great pride in making sure all of our students have the supplies they need to be successful. If you have a child or know of anyone that needs assistance with school supplies, please feel free to contact your school’s counselor or the Morgan County Schools Federal Programs Office (256-309-2127). We hope you have a terrific school year!

MCSS Students Selected for 25th Annual Daikin America Homestay Program

We would like to congratulate our eleventh-grade students who were selected to participate in the 25th Annual Daikin America Homestay Program. This annual cultural learning experience allows the students, who will be traveling to Japan, to experience the Japanese culture and explore the differences between our two societies leading to a better understanding of each other. Pictured are this year's Morgan County Schools program participants (L-R): Dylan Mach (Brewer), Estefany Salgado Maldonado (West Morgan), Kira Brown (Falkville), Anneliese Kruger (Brewer), Melissa Pike (Danville)

Students will be in Osaka, Japan from July 11 - July 21, 2019.

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Albert P. Brewer High School National Honor Society Donates to Morgan County Summer Food Program

Thank you to the Albert P. Brewer High School National Honor Society for their donation of $550.00 that will help the Morgan County Summer Food Program for our feeder school communities. The NHS members raised the money through fundraising efforts this past school year.

Mrs. Honi Smith Promoted to Principal, Union Hill Junior High School

During their July 10, 2019 business meeting, the MCBOE approved a recommendation to promote Mrs. Honi Smith (pictured with her family) to Principal of Union Hill Junior High School effective July 1, 2019. We are pleased to have Mrs. Smith join our team of dedicated school principals.
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MCSS Designated a "Heart Safe School" System by Alabama Life Start

The Morgan County School District was awarded the designation of “Heart Safe Schools” by Alabama Life Start, which is an affiliate of Project Adam and supported by Children’s of Alabama. Each school nurse will accept the award as the representative for the Cardiac Response Team from his or her school. This recognition is the result of the work our schools have done toward educating its students and staff on the importance of life-saving Automated External Defibrillators and for conducting AED Emergency Drills as part of their training, with support provided by Alabama Life Start and Children’s of Alabama.

Morgan County Schools 2019-2020 School Year-"Celebrating Success"

We will welcome our students back to class for the 2019-2020 school year on August 8, 2019. We look forward to "Celebrating Success" during the upcoming school year. For more information on important dates, you may access the MCSS 2019-2020 school year calendar via this link:https://www.morgank12.org/site/handlers/filedownload.ashx…

July 10, 2019 Regular Business Meeting of the MCBOE-Special Recognition

During their July 10, 2019 regular business meeting, the MCBOE gave special recognition to several individuals:


Ms. Julie Rolin, West Morgan Schools- 2019 National Advisor Mentor Award Winner, FCCLA


Winners in the “Cook Around the World” Competition, West Morgan Schools-Team Members Allie Bice, Michaela Henson, Hannah Owens, Mallory Hampton, Ashton Coviak and sponsor Julie Rolin


Mrs. April Childers-Facilitator of the 2019 MCS Bicentennial Fine Arts Festival


Winners in the Alabama Council on Economic Education’s “Color the Concepts!” Competition-West Morgan Middle School: Chandler Terry
(Not pictured Melissa Russell, Danville Neel Elementary School and Taylor Smith, Falkviille Elementary School)

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