Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Morrison Newsletter 12-17-2013



· Junior High and High School Holiday Concert: Thursday, December 19, from 7 pm to 8 pm
· Santa visits the Kindergarten!: Thursday, December 19 @ 1:15 pm
· NO SCHOOL: Holiday Break, December 23 through January 3.  Merry Christmas and Happy 2014!
· Back to School:  Monday, January 6
· 4H Meeting: Thursday, January 9, @ 5:30 pm in the Methodist Church
· Lost & Found:  Please stop by and check the lost & found box in our foyer.  During the Holiday Break we will be emptying it out and donating everything to the Methodist Church.
· Reminder: Send backpacks and warm clothing with your student every day.  Please dress your child warmly with coats, hats, gloves, etc.
· Open Activity Center @ Baptist Church, started Monday, December 2, after school until 6:00 pm, with supervised activities.
· According to Pizza Hut Corporate Policy, we will no longer be able to host Pizza Hut Book-It parties at school.  Students can still earn FREE pizza rewards for reading and redeem the coupons at Pizza Hut restaurants.
· "Own the Night" Ski Vouchers for sale in the office.  Purchase $8 vouchers for Friday and Saturday night skiing (3-7 pm PST) at Schweitzer Mountain starting December 26—31 and January 3—March 1.  Two Sundays are also available this year: January 19 and February 16.  A great stocking stuffer idea!
· Our interventionist, Ms. Jennifer Higgins, has set up a mentoring program between high school and elementary students. Next, she will broaden this program to involve mentors from the community. As part of our fledgling character education program, several community members were involved in reading to students during Anti-Bullying Week. Community members will continue to be invited to read to students as we implement our character education program. During the month of December, we are targeting the character trait: Kindness. Ms. Higgins has also been working with students and families needing assistance in improving attendance.

Monday, December 9, 2013

WF Morrison News, 12.9.13



· “A Hollywood Christmas” Winter Concert in the Activity Center, is tomorrow night—Tuesday, December 10 @ 6:00 pm.  Your child is welcome to dress like a Hollywood movie star since our students are in the spotlight at the concert.  Students must be there by 5:50 pm.  We are collecting canned food donations during the concert.
· Reminder: Send backpacks and warm clothing with your student every day.  Extremely cold temperatures are predicted this week, please dress your child warmly with coats, hats, gloves, etc.
· Open Activity Center @ Baptist Church, started Monday, December 2, after school until 6:00 pm, with supervised activities.
· According to Pizza Hut Corporate Policy, we will no longer be able to host Pizza Hut Book-It parties at school.  Students can still earn FREE pizza rewards for reading and redeem the coupons at Pizza Hut restaurants.
· NO SCHOOL:  Friday, December 13
· "Own the Night" Ski Vouchers for sale in the office.  Purchase $8 vouchers for Friday and Saturday night skiing (3-7 pm PST) at Schweitzer Mountain starting December 26—31 and January 3—March 1.  Two Sundays are also available this year: January 19 and February 16.  A great stocking stuffer idea!
· Our interventionist, Ms. Jennifer Higgins, has set up a mentoring program between high school and elementary students. Next, she will broaden this program to involve mentors from the community. As part of our fledgling character education program, several community members were involved in reading to students during Anti-Bullying Week. Community members will continue to be invited to read to students as we implement our character education program. During the month of December, we are targeting the character trait: integrity. Ms. Higgins has also been working with students and families needing assistance in improving attendance.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

W F Morrison News, 12.2.13



· Reminder: Send backpacks and warm clothing with your student every day.  Extremely cold temperatures are predicted this week, please dress your child warmly with coats, hats, gloves, etc.
· Trojan Lanes Youth Bowling Leagues Begin Today, Come Join the Fun! Call Bobbie or Brady at 295-5024 for more info.
· Open Activity Center @ Baptist Church, starting Monday, December 2, after school until 6:00 pm
· After School Program Activity Schedule: (please see the back of this newsletter)
· Pizza Hut Book-It Forms are due this week, turn them in so your student can have pizza next week!
· 4H Meeting: Thursday, December 5, @ 5:30 pm, Methodist Church
· Going to the Sun Voices Concert Assembly: Friday, December 6, @ 1:15 pm
· 4H Christmas Craft Bazaar: Saturday, December 7 @ Morrison Elementary
· “A Hollywood Christmas” Winter Concert in the Activity Center, Tuesday, December 10 @ 6:00 pm.  Your child is welcome to dress like a Hollywood movie star since our students are in the spotlight at the concert.  Students must be there by 5:50 pm.  We are collecting canned food donations during the concert.
· NO SCHOOL:  Friday, December 13
· "Own the Night" Ski Vouchers for sale in the office.  Purchase $8 vouchers for Friday and Saturday night skiing (3-7 pm PST) at Schweitzer Mountain starting December 26—31 and January 3—March 1.  Two Sundays are also available this year: January 19 and February 16.  A great stocking stuffer idea!
· We are using our brand new Automated Dialer to remind you of upcoming events and notify you of any emergencies.  If you see a call from the school on your voice mail or caller ID, please check your messages, as the Automated Dialer will leave one for you.
· Kootenai Kiwanis KOATS-4-KIDS, Asa Wood School, Mon/Wed/Fri from 1 to 4 pm, contact Pam @ 334 1156 or Kate @ 293-5363
· Helping Hands Christmas Program:  For families in need of assistance with Christmas gifts for their children, contact Fran Stanton @ 295-4542, please call between 10:00 am & 8:00 pm.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Morrison News, 11.26.13



· "Own the Night" Ski Vouchers for sale in the office starting today.  Purchase $8 vouchers for Friday and Saturday night skiing (3-7 pm PST) at Schweitzer Mountain starting December 26—31 and January 3—March 1.  Two Sundays are also available this year: January 19 and February 16.  A great stocking stuffer idea!

· NO SCHOOL for Thanksgiving:  Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, November 27—29.   Have a warm, safe and wonderful Thanksgiving!

· City of Troy’s Christmas Kick-Off:  Saturday, November 30: 4:45 pm Caroling, 5:00 pm Games, 7:00 pm for Santa.  Meet at Troy’s Christmas tree by the Post Office!

· Trojan Lanes Youth Bowling Leagues Begin, Come Join the Fun!  (turn over to see details)

· Open Activity Center @ Baptist Church, starting Monday, December 2, after school until 6:00 pm

· 4H Meeting: Thursday, December 5, @ 5:30 pm, Methodist Church

· Going to the Sun Voices Concert Assembly: Friday, December 6, @ 1:15 pm

· 4H Christmas Craft Bazaar: Saturday, December 7 @ Morrison Elementary

· “A Hollywood Christmas” Winter Concert in the Activity Center, Tuesday, December 10 @ 6:00 pm.  Your child is welcome to dress like a Hollywood movie star since our students are in the spotlight at the concert.  Students must be there by 5:50 pm.  We are collecting canned food donations during the concert.

· NO SCHOOL:  Friday, December13

· Any 10, 11, or 12 year old interested in playing on the Kootenai Rapids traveling soccer team are encouraged to contact Mrs. Schertel at the elementary school for more info. Scholarships are available.

· Please mark your student’s lunchbox with their names.

· Join the fun and be a Girl Scout! For more information call Lisa Osborn, 295 5720.

· We are using our brand new Automated Dialer to remind you of upcoming events and notify you of any emergencies.  If you see a call from the school on your voice mail or caller ID, please check your messages, as the Automated Dialer will leave one for you.

· Reminder: Send backpacks and warm clothing with your student every day.

· Kootenai Kiwanis KOATS-4-KIDS, Asa Wood School, Mon/Wed/Fri from 1 to 4 pm, contact Pam @ 334-1156 or Kate @ 293-5363

· Helping Hands Christmas Program:  For families in need of assistance with Christmas gifts for their children, contact Fran Stanton @ 295-4542, please call between 10:00 am & 8:00 pm.


Wednesday, November 20, 2013

WF Morrison News, 11.19.13


Nutcracker Ballet in Libby, Friday, November 22, @ 10 am:  The 4th grade will attend an educational performance at the Memorial Center.  The bus leaves at 9 am and students return to school by lunch.
NO SCHOOL for Thanksgiving:  Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, November 27—29
City of Troy’s Christmas Kick-Off:  Saturday, November 30: 4:45 pm Caroling, 5:00 pm Games, 7:00 pm for Santa.  Meet at Troy’s Christmas tree by the Post Office!
4H Meeting: Thursday, December 5, @ 5:30 pm, Methodist Church
4H Christmas Craft Bazaar: Saturday, December 7 @ Morrison Elementary
A great big Morrison Mustang welcome to our new secretary, Ms. Karuzas!  She is new to our school, so let’s help her out with identifying ourselves when calling or visiting the school.
Any 10, 11, or 12 year olds interested in playing on a traveling soccer team, the Kootenai Rapids, are encouraged to contact Mrs. Schertel at the elementary school for more information. Scholarships are available.
We are using our brand new Automated Dialer to remind you of upcoming events and notify you of any emergencies.  If you see a call from the school on your voice mail or caller ID, please check your messages, as the Automated Dialer will leave one for you.
Please mark your student’s lunchbox with their names. If you are missing one, check Lost & Found, we have a collection of nice lunchboxes.
Join the fun and be a Girl Scout! For more information call Lisa Osborn, 295- 5720.
Kootenai Kiwanis KOATS-4-KIDS, Asa Wood School, Mon/Wed/Fri from 1 to 4 pm, contact Pam @ 334-1156 or Kate @ 293-5363
Reminder: Send backpacks
and warm clothing with your student every day.
Helping Hands Christmas Program:  For families in need of assistance with Christmas gifts for their children, contact Fran Stanton @ 295-4542, please call between 10:00 am & 8:00 pm.


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