Monday, March 11, 2013

Morrison News, 3.11.13

  • School Board Meeting: Monday, March 11 @ 7 pm
  • MontCas Testing begins Tuesday, March 12, for all 3rd--6th graders. Please be sure your students get plenty of sleep, eat a good breakfast and are at school on time.
  • Elementary Volleyball:  Troy vs. Libby, in Libby, March 12.  Bus leaves @ 2:40, 5th grade game @ 3:30, 6th grade game @ 4:15, bus returns approx. 5:30.  Please call Coach Beal for more info, 291-5048.
  • Elementary Volleyball:  5th vs. 6th grade scrimmage @ 4:00, in the Activity Center.  Recognition of participation will be awarded afterward.
  • Spring Pictures:  Wednesday, March 20
  • End of 3rd Quarter: Friday, March 22
  • Spring Book Fair: March 26--28
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences: Thursday, March 28
  • SPRING BREAK--NO SCHOOL, April 1--5
  • Awards Assembly: Friday, April 12 @ 1:30 in elementary gym
  • District Wide Emergency Evacuation Drill: Wednesday, April 17. Contact Mr. Moore for details.
Counselor's Corner:

CRT's begin March 12.  Make sure your students are there or they will have to make up the test later.  It's the law!  A good night's rest and healthy food always improves test scores.

Guidance has been focusing on grief and loss.  Who can you talk to when you are sad?  What are healthy ways of expressing grief?  Writing, drawing, exercising, talking to someone about the loss are all healthy ways to express grief.  Don't keep it inside!

What do you do after the loss of a loved one? The Northwest Community Health Center in Libby runs a grief group for adults 2x/month and is open to the community. Please contact: Amy M. Allison, MSW, Grief Coordinator, NCH Center, 320 East 2nd St., Libby, MT 59923, 406-283-6912.

Ryan Lieser, School Counselor    

Our School Website:  wfmorrisonmustangs.blogspot.com

READ the MOST from Coast to Coast!
Friday, March 1, was a fun day for all; we joined a national challenge for schools across America in a shared goal to read the most and to beat last year's record of 3,581,992 Accelerated Reader quizzes taken.  Nationwide this year, students took an amazing 4,409,622 quizzes!  Our elementary school took an astonishing 843 quizzes; way to go Mighty Mustang Readers!

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