Morgan Matson Visit, January 17th

Schedule of Events

Author Presentations Will Take Place in the Media Center.

Period 2: for all students in period 1-4 classes. The morning presentation will be about the creative process and include Q&A session for students.

Period 3: will be a smaller group writing workshop. Please select 5-6 of your students (enthusiastic, good listeners) to participate in the writing workshop.

Lunch with Author: selected students may come during either 5th or 6th lunch in the Career Center. Lunch will provided at no charge. Select 2 students who would enjoy spending some time with Morgan Matson in a casual setting. Teachers are also invited! Please RSVP by Monday, Jan. 14th to Myra Plescia.

Period 7: for all students in period 5-8 classes and will be the same format as the morning session - author presentation and Q&A session.

Period 8: will be a smaller group writing workshop. Please select 5-6 of your students (enthusiastic, good listeners) to participate in the writing workshop.


What We Will Need from Teachers

Any students missing classes will be excused.

  • Please print out a class roster for each class that will be attending. Have your students write down the teacher and what period(s) they will be missing next to their name. Remember, 1st - 4th period classes will come during 2nd period. 5-8th period classes will come during 7th period. Please get the rosters to Myra Plescia by Monday, Jan.14.
  • Students who attend will check off their names in the media center (Jan. 17th) and will be excused from any classes they miss.
  • The names of 5-6 students from your classes who will be participating in the writing workshop (form attached). Please get this form back to me by Monday.
  • Email the names of two students who will be having lunch with Morgan Matson. Please include which lunch they will be coming (5th or 6th). If a student has 4th lunch, also let me know the class and teacher they will be missing.