Morton Middle School

 

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Tuesday Memo & Calendar 

 

Morton Honored As Green and Healthy School
Morton Middle School accepted an award from First Lady Jane Beshear last week for becoming an official Kentucky Green and Healthy School.  The staff and students have been working for four years to earn this title and we couldn’t be more proud.  There are currently only three schools in Fayette County and only nine in the state of Kentucky with this honor.  GO MUSTANGS!

New School Hours Begin April 20
Beginning April 20 school hours for Morton will be 9:05 – 4:25.
The bell schedule for Morton will also change and it varies by grade level.  Click here to view the new bell schedule that begins April 20.
ESS times will also change.  ESS will meet 4:30-5:30 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

SBDM Parent Elections - Nominations
Nominations are open for parent representatives for the Site Based Decision Making Council.  Please read for additional information.

Summer Activities for Middle School Students
Looking for affordable summer activities for your middle schooler?  Check out the FRYSC webpage for opportunities in and around Lexington.
Check back frequently since activities are added periodically.

Kroger Card Support for Morton
Please take a moment to grab your Kroger Plus card number and click on www.krogercommunityrewards.com​ to get started. If you need help, please click on this document for directions. Thank you for helping us earn much needed funding for our school!!!

Morton Apparel Available
You can order a big variety of personalized Morton apparel from MyLocker.  Check out the great variety of clothing and hats that are available!!

Dress Code 2014-15
Dress for Success exemplifies our dress code policy. Please keep the guidelines in mind when you are shopping for your school clothes.

Free Volunteer Background Check
Get involved!!!  Get a free background check and volunteer in your child's school.  We need you.  Click here for access to the free background check.

Attendance
Be sure to call the attendance office @ 381-3535 every day if your child is absent. Also please send a note within 3 days of their return to school.

Notice About Your Change In Address
Please contact Ms. Hufnagel or call her at 859-381-3540 if you have changed your address or phone number.  If you have a change of address you must bring in a new proof of residence.

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Middle School Grading Periods - Revised
Parents  -  Due to recent Snow Days, FCPS has revised the Grading Period dates for Quarters 3 and 4.  This means the dates that your child should bring home their report card/progress report have changed.  Please click here for revised dates.

AR Quiz Information:
Use this link to search the company’s database for available quizzes. If they have a quiz for the title in which you’re interested, then you’ll have access to that quiz at school. This is the link for AR's databases. Double check author and title to make sure you have an exact match.
AR quizzes may only be taken at school.

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Morton 2015-2016 Cheerleading Try-outs!
All events are held in Morton's Gym.  No one can try-out without a KHSAA Sports Physical. This can be found on Morton's Homepage.
Clinics:
Saturday May 9th from 9:00-Noon
Saturday May 30th from 9:00-11:00
Try-Outs:
May 30th from Noon-2:00
Please be sure to bring a lunch on the 30th if you are not leaving between clinics and try-outs.
What to bring:  KHSAA Sports Physical, Hair in a high pony tail, Shorts, Tee Shirt, Cheer or Tennis Shoes, Water Bottle, NO JEWELRY OR GUM!
Any questions?  Contact Carla Trisko at carla.trisko@fayette.kyschools.us

Track Team 2015
Cpngratulations to the Morton Track Team!  Well done!!  Track Team Roster
Come to watch the Morton Track Team Meets!!  Track Meet Schedule (Revised)

Student Clubs and Activities
Students are encouraged to become involved in Morton's extra-curricular activities. (Click on link to see listing.) Contact the sponsor of each activity by clicking on the Staff link at the top of Morton's homepage to get the teacher's email address or by calling the sponsor.

Sports Physicals
All students wishing to try out for a sport, cheerleading or dance team must have a completed sports physical physician form on file before they will be allowed to try out.
Sports Physical Physician Form