Morton Middle School

 

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Tuesday Memo & Calendar


Congratulations MLK Day Essay Contest Winners
A trio of Morton Middle School eighth-graders swept the 2016 Unity Breakfast essay contest, whose theme was “Unity: from Rhetoric to Reality.  Read all about the contest and the essays of these students.

Order Yearbooks
You can still order yearbooks.  Yearbook Order Form

Kroger Card Support for Morton
Please take a moment to grab your Kroger Plus card number and click on https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards​ 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!!!

Dress Code 2015-16
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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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.

Grading Periods
The grading period and report card distribution schedule is attached.

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Track and Field 
Track and Field will host a required student meeting for boys and girls interested in this year's track and field team. The meeting will take place in the MMS gym on Tuesday, March 8 at 4:00 p.m. Click here for details on this year's Track and Field. Contact Coach Kitchen (boys team) at david.kitchen@fayette.kyschools.us or Coach Kearns (girls team) at katelyn.kearns@fayette.kyschools.us with questions. 

2015-2016 Boys Basketball
Congratulations to the 2016 Boys Basketball Team!!!  Come and watch them play. 
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MMS Boys Basketball Schedule, 2015-16

Beta Club News
Beta Club- Interested students are required to maintain a 3.5 GPA throughout the school year and earn a total of 6 community service hours, which are due by April 8th! Parents and students can email whitney.dixon@fayette.kyschools.us for questions. There will be at least 1 organized community service project opportunity through Morton, details will be announced in January. Information regarding the Beta Club ceremony will be announced in the spring.
Beta Club Information Letter  
Beta Club Service Hours Form  

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 and consent form on file before they will be allowed to try out.  These forms were revised as of April, 2015.  This is the direct link to the newest forms.  Forms are also linked below.
Sports Physical Physician Form *New*
MS Athletic Participation/Physical & Consent Form