Wednesday, April 23, 2014

W.F. Morrison Newsletter
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

§  Elementary Spring Concert – Grades K – 4th will be having a concert Tuesday, May 6th at 6:00pm in the High School Auditorium.  The theme for the performance is “American Folk Songs.” 
§  5th & 6th Grade Band Concert will be held Thursday, May 15th at 7:00pm in the High School Auditorium.
§  Spring Pictures are here! Please return payment envelope or pictures to your child’s teacher.
§  World’s Finest Chocolate available in the office. The 6th grade is selling chocolates to raise money for their trip to Silverwood. Several varieties to choose from for $6.00 each.
§  SBAC  (Smarter Balance Testing Consortium) Testing for 3rd – 6th grade students has begun and will continue through Wednesday, May 7th.  It is very important for students to be in attendance during the testing and well rested.  A good night’s sleep and a healthy breakfast will help them concentrate.
§  Playground Renovation and Fundraising Meeting on Tuesday, April 22nd at 5:00 pm at Morrison Elementary. We need your help and support! We are in the beginning stages of renovating W.F. Morrison’s playground. This will be an informational meeting to share the plans that have been drafted and to plan for fundraising. Parents, grandparents, and community members are needed and welcome. Ms. Coy’s class has already raised $500!!
§  Kindergarten Registration and Preschool Screening will be held on Thursday, April 24th from 9:00 – 11:00am at the Methodist Church.  Children must turn five on or before September 10, 2014 to be eligible for kindergarten.  Birth certificates and immunization records are needed. Please get the word out to anyone you know who has a child of this age. It will help us greatly with planning so that we can be well prepared for our newest students in the fall. Please call the office at 295-4321 for more information.
§  Running Club – Morrison Elementary has started a Spring Running Club.  We would like to invite parents to help with our running club before school and during recess.  If you are available please contact Ms. Higgins at 295-4321 or jhiggins.elem@gmail.com. The students are highly motivated for this and are having a great time.


§  Next year’s staffing assignments are as follows:
Kindergarten – Ms. Huntsberger
1st Grade – Mrs. Garrett and Mrs. Cummings
2nd Grade – Ms. Coy and Ms. Grose
3rd Grade – Mr. Rogers
4th Grade – Mrs. Downey and Mrs. Mackay
5th Grade – Mrs. Roberts
6th Grade – Mrs. Hammer and Mrs. Winslow

We will be carefully planning classes to be sure they are balanced academically, behaviorally, and socially.  If you have a strong educational reason for requesting a teacher, it will be considered.  The request must be in written and submitted to Mrs. Rewerts by May 15th.

Word of the Week: Responsibility – doing what needs to be done
W.F. Morrison Elementary – 501 E. Kalispell – PO Box 867, Troy, MT 59935 – (406)295-4321




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