Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Morrison Newsletter, 9.24.13


Please send appropriate outdoor attire with your student every day.
The weather changes frequently in the Fall.


  •  Homecoming Week Dress-Up Days: Wednesday is Pajama Day, Thursday is Cartoon Character/Game Show Day, Friday is School Spirit Day!

  • Booster Club Tailgate Party tomorrow night at the football field starting at 5 pm, $5 per plate. Game night for HS students 6 8 pm.  Bonfire at 8 pm.  All are welcome to come, eat and watch.

  • Homecoming Parade starting at 4:30 on Friday.  Football game starts at 7 pm.

  • If you haven't  turned in your free and reduced application, please do so by the end of the week.  Full price charges will be in effect on Monday, September 30, for those who have not turned in this year's application.

  • Pre-School Screening:  Thursday, 9/26/13, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Methodist Church

  • Fall Pictures: Tuesday, 10/15/13

  • NO SCHOOL: Thursday and Friday, October 17 & 18

  • PTA Halloween Carnival at the HS gym: October 31st from 5-7 pm

  • Remember to send your child with appropriate shoes for P. E. and headphones (for small children) or ear buds to use in the computer lab

  


After School Program (ASP)
Dear Parents of After School Program Children,
If you have not seen us for parent orientation your child may not attend the After School Program. Also please remember that pick-up time is between 5:30 and 5:45. If you need to pick up your child before then please do not send them that day. You may call us at any time to set up an appointment, at the school (406)295-4321 Ext. 337 or (406)283-1901.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Homecoming Week Dress-up Days!

September 23 through 27

Silly Monster Monday (not scary)


Redneck Tuesday

Pajama Wednesday

Game Show/Cartoon Thursday

School Spirit Friday

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

WF Morrison Newsletter, 9.17.13



  • Mr. Hawk, our P. E. teacher, asks all students to come to school with appropriate shoes for P. E.; no flip flops, dress shoes or any open-toed shoes
  • Please send your student with headphones (for small children) or ear buds to use in the computer lab.  They are REQUIRED for testing and the new reading and math curriculum activities.  Using personal headphones will also lessen the sharing of unwanted head bugs.
  • After School Program (ASP): Began Monday, 9/16/13.  If your student would like to attend, be sure you have filled out the ASP registration paperwork BEFORE allowing the student to stay after school.
  • Parent Teacher Association Meeting:  Thursday, 9/19/13, @ 4:00 pm in the HS library.
  • 5th Grade Student/Parent Band Meeting:  Thursday, 9/19/13 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Music/Band Room
  • High School Football Game vs. Cutbank, Friday, 9/20/13, kick-off at 7 pm!  Go Trojans!
  • NO SCHOOL, Friday, 9/20/13
  • Pre-School Screening:  Thursday, 9/26/13, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Methodist Church
  • Fall Pictures: Tuesday, 10/15/13

Missing Something?  Keep an eye on the Lost & Found Box located right inside the front doors, next to the gym.


School Safety: Drop-off, Pick-up Procedures

To ensure the safety of our students, the semi-circle in front of the main entrance will be used only for drop off and pick-up of students during designated times.
No parking is allowed during these times:
7:30-8:30 Daily
3:15-3:45 Monday—Thursday
2:00-2:30 Friday

Please note the one-way pattern that traffic should follow in this area.  Also, traffic is prohibited in the school bus area when the buses are loading and unloading.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

W. F. Morrison Newsletter, 9.10.13



  • Mr. Hawk, our P. E. teacher, asks all students to come to school with appropriate shoes for P. E.; no flip flops, dress shoes or any open-toed shoes
  • Please send your student with headphones (for small children) or ear buds to use in the computer lab.  They are REQUIRED for testing and the new reading and math curriculum activities.  Using personal headphones will also lessen the sharing of unwanted head bugs.
  • Flag Pole Dedication, in memory of Bob Coldwell, Friday, 9/13/13 @ 1:15 pm. Families welcome to attend.
  • After School Program (ASP): Begins Monday, 9/16/13
  • Parent Teacher Association Meeting:  Thursday, 9/19/13, @ 4:00 pm
  • 5th Grade Student/Parent Band Meeting:  Thursday, 9/19/13 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Music/Band Room
  • NO SCHOOL, Friday, 9/20/13
  • Pre-School Screening:  Thursday, 9/26/13, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Methodist Church
  • Fall Pictures: Tuesday, 10/15/13

 

Missing Something?  Keep an eye on the Lost & Found Box located right inside the front doors, next to the gym.
 




School Safety: Drop-off, Pick-up Procedures
To ensure the safety of our students, the semi-circle in front of the main entrance will be used only for drop off and pick-up of students during designated times.
No parking is allowed during these times:
7:30-8:30 Daily
3:15-3:45 Monday—Thursday
2:00-2:30 Friday
Please note the one-way pattern that traffic should follow in this area.  Also, traffic is prohibited in the school bus area when the buses are loading and unloading.

Curriculum
We are excited to let you know that our school is implementing new reading and math curriculums that align with Montana’s Core Common Standards.  The program selected for math is Go Math! published by  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The reading program adopted by the district is Reading Wonders published by McGraw-Hill.
Here’s to an exciting year of learning and growth!

Monday, September 9, 2013

W. F. Morrison Newsletter, 9.5.13



  • T-shirt Orders due tomorrow, Friday, 9/6/13
  • School Packets with permission slips due tomorrow, Friday, 9/6/13
  • Flag Pole Dedication, in memory of Bob Coldwell, Friday, 9/13/13 @ 1:15 pm. Families welcome to attend
  • NO SCHOOL, Friday, 9/20/13
  • Don’t be left out in the cold!  Call the Energy Assistance Program @ 1-800-344-5979
  • Fall Pictures: Tuesday, 10/15/13

School Safety: Drop-off, Pick-up Procedures
To ensure the safety of our students, the semi-circle in front of the main entrance will be used only for drop off and pick-up of students during designated times.
No parking is allowed during these times:
7:30-8:30 Daily
3:15-3:45 Monday-Thursday
2:00-2:30 Friday
Please note the one-way pattern that traffic should follow in this area.  Also, traffic is prohibited in the school bus area when the buses are loading and unloading.

Curriculum
We are excited to let you know that our school will be implementing new reading and math curriculums that align with Montana’s Core Common Standards.  The Core Common Standards require that schools implement programs that are scientifically researched based and are grounded in best practices.  The program selected for math is Go Math! published by  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The reading program adopted by the district is Reading Wonders published by McGraw-Hill.  Parents can help their children become skilled life-long readers by reading to them and by encouraging independent reading.  Your interest, praise, and encouragement are sure to lead to your child’s success in school.
Here’s to an exciting year of learning and growth!

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