Morton Messenger

April 30, 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 3-7 - Teacher Appreciation Week
  • May 3 - Fun Run Kickoff for Students
  • May 4 - (New) Kindergarten Parent Meeting via Zoom @ 6:30 p.m.
  • May 7 - Kindergarten Round Up
  • May 7 - Middle School Transition Day at Kiewitt MS and North MS
  • May 14 - PTA Fun Run
  • May 18 - Field Day
  • May 21 - Last Day of School 12:00 p.m. Dismissal
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PTA Meeting

The Morton PTA would like to invite you to a virtual PTA meeting!!

Please join us for our last virtual PTA meeting of the 20-21 school year!


When: Monday, May 3rd at 6:30 PM via Zoom

**NOTE: We will be electing new board positions during this meeting. If you have interest in any of the positions please email Kelly Dalka at pnutd5@gmail.com ** (Kelly will need names prior to the meeting to create a Google form to keep the votes anonymous.)


We will also be discussing our upcoming Fun Run, and end of year PTA information.

Join the Zoom Meeting using link: https://mpsomaha-org.zoom.us/j/96770354685

Big thanks from your PTA Board!

Please contact us with any questions – ptamorton@gmail.com

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Check Out these Millard North Summer Camps!

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Food Service

Meal Service Week of May 3 - 10

  • 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 5/4 Pick Up Curbside Community Order Form- order cutoff time will be 5:00 pm on Monday 5/3. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for May 4 - 7.


Friday 5/7 Pick Up Curbside Community Order Form- order cutoff time will be 5:00 pm on Thursday 5/6. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for May 8 - 11.

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 5/6 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 7 as they exit the school building.

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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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