Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Morrison News, 10.28.13




Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend!
On Sunday, November 3, please remember to FALL BACK,
or set your clocks back one hour.
  

  • PTA Halloween Carnival is at the Troy High School gym on October 31, from 5:30 to 7:30  pm. Games, prizes, fun and FREE popcorn. Ticket prices are 4/$1.00 or 25/$5.00.
  • Elementary Students are invited to enter the Pumpkin Decorating Contest.  There will be four categories: Cute, Scary, Silly and Most Original.  The contest is during the PTA Halloween Carnival on October 31 in the H.S. gym.  Pumpkins must be in the gym by 6:00 pm.  The judging is at 6:15. Prizes will be awarded that night.
  • End of 1st Quarter: Thursday, October 31
  • NO SCHOOL and Parent/Teacher Conferences: Friday, November 1. All conference times will be mailed home.
  • Book Fair is here!  All classes will visit the book fair during their library times to make book purchases. The book fair is open from 7:45 am to 8:05 am, Tuesday, Oct 29,  through Thursday, Oct 31.  It is also open Friday, November 1, from 8 am to 12 noon, and Monday, November 4, from 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm during Parent/Teacher conferences.
  • 4H Meeting: Thursday, November 7, 5:30 pm @ Methodist Church
  • Elementary Food Drive, November 11—15: Let’s help fill up the Food Pantry!  This is a class competition; the class to collect the most items will win a popcorn party for Friday, November 15.
  • Starting last week, we are using our brand new Automated Dialer to remind you of upcoming events and notify you of any emergencies.  If you have questions about this new system, please call the office at 295 4321.
  • Come join the fun and be a Girl Scout! Information and registration meeting: Monday, October 28, after school @ Morrison Elementary. For more information call Lisa Osborn, 295-5720.

Reminder: Send warm clothing with your student every day.


Lunch Menu

10/28:  Nachos
10/29:  Pizza
10/30:  Quesadillas
10/31:  Halloween Lunch

11/1: NO SCHOOL




· Love & Logic Classes @ Morrison Elementary, from 10:30 am to 12 pm, Oct. 31 & Nov. 7 & 14, contact Terri Granger @ 295 6508
· Kootenai Kiwanis KOATS-4-KIDS, Asa Wood School, Mon/Wed/Fri from 1 to 4 pm, contact Pam @ 334-1156 or Kate @ 293-5363
· If you have a band instrument gathering dust bunnies, please consider donating it to the school band.  Ms. Schweitzer has many students who would greatly enjoy your generous contribution.
· After School Program is looking for volunteers to meet the following needs: read to/listen to child; math homework help; run/walk/bike with students; or help build K’nex Rollercoaster. Please let us know if you are interested.
· 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.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Morrison News, 10.22.13


Lunch Menu
10/21:  Taco Salad
10/22:  Mac & Cheese
10/23:  Hamburger Gravy
10/24:  Burritos
10/25:  Chicken Patty Sandwich


  • PTA Halloween Carnival is at the Troy High School gym on October 31, from 5:30 to 7:30  pm. Games, prizes, fun and FREE popcorn. Ticket prices are 4/$1.00 or 25/$5.00.
  • To maintain our safe, respectful and responsible learning environment, elementary students may not wear costumes at school but the PTA has planned an enjoyable Halloween carnival after school for your students.
  • Thursday, 10/31, End of 1st Quarter
  • Friday, Nov 1: NO SCHOOL and Parent/Teacher Conferences. All conference times will be mailed home.
  • Book Fair is next week!  It is open from 7:45 am to 8:05 am Tuesday, Oct 29,  through Thursday, Oct 31.  Also on Friday, Nov. 1, from 8 am to 12 noon, and Monday, Nov. 4, from 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm during Parent/Teacher conferences.

Please send appropriate outdoor clothing with your student every day, including appropriate shoes for P. E.


Please do not stop at the playground fence to visit with your child.  It is difficult for the recess attendants to know what is going on and can result in misunderstandings. You are welcome to visit your child, but please check in at the office first.  Thank you.


 
· Love & Logic Classes at Morrison Elementary, from 10:30 am to 12 pm, October 31st and November 7th / 14th, offered by Kootenai Valley Head Start, contact Terri Granger @ 295 6508
· Kootenai Kiwanis KOATS-4-KIDS, Asa Wood School, Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 1 to 4 pm.  For information call Pam @ 334-1156 or Kate @ 293-5363
· If you have a band instrument gathering dust bunnies, please consider donating it to the school band.  Ms. Schweitzer has many students who would greatly enjoy your generous contribution.
· After School Program is looking for volunteers to meet the following needs: read to/listen to child (15-30 min. up to 4x/week); math homework help (30 min. up to 4x/week); run/walk/bike with students (one hour/up to 3x/week); help build K’nex Rollercoaster (one hour/week). Please let us know if you are interested.
· 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, October 1, 2013

Morrison Newsletter, 10.1.13

This week's lunch:

10/1:  Fish Patties

10/2:  Chicken Noodle Soup

10/3:  Chicken Nuggets

10/4:  Corn Dogs



  • If you have a band instrument gathering dust bunnies, please consider donating it to the school band.  Ms. Schweitzer has many students who would greatly enjoy your generous contribution.
  • After School Program is looking for volunteers to meet the following needs: read to/listen to child (15-30 min. up to 4x/week); math homework help (30 min. up to 4x/week); run/walk/bike with students (one hour/up to 3x/week); help build K’nex Rollercoaster (one hour/week). Please let us know if you are interested or can help.
  • Magic Land Circus is coming to town!  Sunday, October 6, Libby Memorial Center.  Showtimes are 2:00 & 4:30 pm.  Coupons available at school office for $5 tickets or pay $12 at the door without a coupon.
  • Music Boosters are selling Gold Canyon Candles, now thru October 8.  Small $16.75, medium $20.75, large $24.75 in twenty scents.  To order, contact Lynette Rebo, 295-3604/295-4221 or Sheri Schweitzer, 291-0747.
  • 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.
  • Full price meal charges will be in effect on Monday, September 30, for those who have not turned in this year's free/reduced application.
  • 4-H Meeting, October 3 @ 5:30, 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


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

 

After School Program (ASP): (see October schedule in right-hand column)
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.

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