Rocket Review

Week of November 14, 2022

Notes from the Principal's Desk

We have a full week this week, then two days next week before Thanksgiving break! This year is flying by so quickly!

Lego Robotics: Congratulations to Coach Jozwiak and the Lego Robotics Team as they took 2nd place in ThunderQuest over the weekend and qualified for State Finals!!

PTO Meeting: TOMORROW--Tuesday, November 15 starting at 6:30 pm @ The Detroit Grille House. Last month, Mrs. Piccirillo's and Mrs. Fromm's classes had the most parents represented. Come join the Morgan PTO to be a part of your child's elementary school memories as you help plan fun activities, organize events, and volunteer at Morgan. Nothing is more rewarding than being a volunteer!

Science Olympiad Meeting TONIGHT!: If your child and you are interested in participating in Morgan's Award Winning Science Olympiad team, please attend an informational meeting TONIGHT in the Media Center starting at 6:30 pm. Mr. Mirovsky is our Science Olympiad Team Leader and can help answer your questions and sign you up as an event coach!

Report Cards: A copy of your child's report card will be sent to your Power School email on November 17. If you do not receive a copy, please log in to your Power School Parent Portal to review the email you have listed. That is the email account where the report card will be sent. If you need to update your email, you can log in to Power School Parent Portal to do that.

Have a good week!

Mrs. Lasky

Lego Robotics

Congratulations to our Lego Robotics Team!

2nd Place in the ThunderQuest competition and on to State Competition!!

Science Olympiad

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Morgan Annual Food Drive Starts November 1st!

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Toys for Tots Kick Off!

Sponsored by Morgan Student Council

Donate a new, unwrapped toy to provide for those in need.
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Square One Art

GREAT for Holiday Gifts!

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Boy Scout Troop Information

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Save the Date--Music Concerts!

From Miss Quagliotto

Save the Date for some awesome Music Concerts:

December 12th: 6th Grade Choir at IKE

December 14th: 3rd Grade & 5th Grade

March 22nd: Kindergarten & 1st Grade

May 24th: 2nd Grade & 4th Grade

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UCS News and Updates

Just Around the Corner...for Girls Grades 4th/5th

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UCS Wellness Podcast

The UCS Wellness team is happy to announce the seventh episode of their podcast series. The team worked with community members to create a podcast regarding different areas of physical, mental, and social health for UCS staff, students, and families. These podcasts are available on the UCS Wellness page. UCS Wellness - Utica Community Schools (

The seventh podcast in the series is titled “Our Youth and Vaping.” Below is a list of the podcasts available on the Wellness page:

  • Mental Health with guest, Nancy Buyle
  • Grief and the Grieving Process for Children
  • Family Communication
  • CARE of Southeastern Michigan
  • Discussing Dating Violence with Turning Point
  • Tackling Tough Topics with the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office
  • Our Youth and Vaping

Monday Moments

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UCS Food Service News

November Lunch Menu

Lunch is $2.75 per day

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November Breakfast Menu

Breakfast is $1.75

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Deposit Money into Your Child's Lunch Account

Tutorial and link to deposit funds

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Morgan Spirit Wear--Order Yours Today!

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Skate Night--December 16

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Kroger Rewards for Morgan PTO

Kroger Plus Card

Once you're enrolled, you'll earn rewards for Morgan Elementary every time you shop and use your Plus Card!

All supporters must have a registered Kroger Plus card account online to be able to link their card to an organization.

Link your card at

Morgan's Organization Number is TV320

Organization Name: Morgan Elementary-Morgan Volunteers

How to stay informed!

Sign up for an account or find news at our homepage:

Also follow us on Facebook. Look for “Morgan Volunteers PTO.”

Contact us at

Also use the Remind app ( to get notices about news and events: @MorganVolu

Meet the PTO Board Members!

You can reach your Morgan Volunteers PTO by sending an email to :

Mrs. Amanda Hussey


Mrs. Lora Walker

Vice President

Mrs. Renee Chaptini


Mrs. Megan Dorling


Mr. Andrew McCloskey

Financial Advisor

Calendar Items--Upcoming Dates

Tues. Nov. 15: PTO Meeting starting at 6:30 PM @ The Detroit Grille House (25 Mile and Shelby Roads) Come join the fun!

Thurs. Nov. 17: Report cards emailed home electronically to email listed in your Power School Parent Portal account

NO SCHOOL--November 23 - 27--Thanksgiving Break

Mon., Nov. 28: School resumes

Mon. Dec. 12: 6th Grade choir concert @ Eisenhower HS starting at 7 PM

Wed. Dec. 14: 3rd Grade Music Concert 6:30 pm @ Morgan

5th Grade Music Concert 7:30 pm @ Morgan

Wed. Dec. 21: 1/2 Day of School--students dismissed at 11:44 AM

Last day of Quarter 2/Semester 1

NO SCHOOL December 22 -- January 2

Tues. Jan 3: Schools Resumes

Morgan Elementary

School Hours: 8:40 am - 3:30 pm

1/2 Day School Hours: 8:40 am - 11:44 am

Attendance Line (to report absent/tardy students): 586-797-5899

Mission: Morgan is dedicated to developing lifelong learners through the working relationship of students, staff, and community.

Vision: We are a community of compassionate, committed professionals and learners who become academically successful through collaboration, ownership, and perseverance.