School News

Morton Update

June 14, 2021

Good Evening Morton Families,

This is Principal Patterson with the weekly update.

  • We have a wonderful Extended Summer Learning Program running this summer! This is a fun, engaging opportunity open to all students. It offers fantastic project based opportunities with core content integrated into the lessons. You can click here to register your child. If you have any questions, please contact or

  • Wednesday and Thursday are early release days for all schools. Morton students will be released at 11:30am. 

June 14th Grade 8 Promotional Ceremony:

  • Students and families can arrive anytime between 6:00 and 8:00 pm using the entrance near the cafeteria. Use the parking lot on Hood Street. 

  • We ask that you limit the number of people attending and only come with immediate family members. 

  • We will not have any chairs for anyone to sit down. This is a walk up activity.

  • We will have an area for pictures and will display the video yearbook.

  • Promotional certificates will be in their goodie bags and separated by Maroon and White house. Students will just have to give their last names.

  • Any awards given will be in their bags. Additional teacher awards will be handed out to students on the 16th during the day. 

June 15th Grade 8 Outdoor Spring Dance:

  • Students will use the entrance near the cafeteria and we will open the doors at 5:45 pm. If you arrive after 6:30 pm then you will have to walk over to the President Avenue entrance. 

  • If you have not returned your Chromebook then you will not be allowed to participate. 

  • We will provide sandwiches and water. 

  • All students must be picked up by 9:00 pm. 

  • Please remind students to dress appropriately and that we will remain outside the entire time so they should bring a jacket, sweater, etc. 

Chromebook Drop Off:

  • Grade 8 Remote students who are attending the dance can drop their Chromebooks off at the promotional ceremony or the dance. Keep in mind that students attending the dance must be in attendance in school on Tuesday in order to go to the dance. You must use your phone to log in or another home device. 

  • Grade 8 Remote students not attending the dance can drop their Chromebooks off at school on Wednesday or Thursday between 12:30 and 2:00 at the back entrance. 

  • In-Person Grade 6 students will return their Chromebooks on Monday. 

  • In-Person Grade 7 students will return their Chromebooks on Tuesday. Please remind students to have their chargers and black cases with them when returning their Chromebooks. 

If you have any questions please call the main office. 

Have a great evening!


Principal Patterson and the Morton Team