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Morgan Elementary Color Run

Morgan Elementary will be hosting a Color Run fundraising event with the help and support of our Morgan Volunteers PTO. This event is intended to be our biggest fundraiser for the year and will be our ONLY fundraiser for the year IF we reach our goal of $30,000! 

The funds raised will cover: field trip busing, assemblies, Raz Kids/Learning A-Z, Mystery Science, classroom stipends for additional materials, playground equipment, PTO events (Bingo night, fall festival), teacher training, and more! Funds will be collected by the Morgan Volunteers PTO to benefit all Morgan students! 

Please note that volunteers will have color on them by the end of their shift!

Color Run date is Thursday, October 10, with a "rain date" of Friday, October 11. Times will run from 11:00 AM (set up) until 3:30 PM (clean up).

Students will need a Permission Slip to participate in the Color Run. Those without a permission slip will not have color squirted on them as they run, but may run an inside, colorless track. 

Permission Slip for Color Run

Color Run Donation Form

Volunteer for Color Run

Shout Out Order Form

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From The Principal

Week Two!

We end this week on Friday the 13th and a full harvest moon. Our Morgan students participated in our first school-wide assembly of the new year to review our Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) initiatives that revolve around our 8 Keys of Excellence. They viewed our PBIS video created last year with our student council that outline our behavior expectations for 6 areas of the school: hallway, bathroom, lunchroom, bus, assembly, playground. Our sixth and fifth grade students buddy up with kindergarten and first graders to attend our assemblies while our second, third, and fourth graders walk down on their own with staff supervision in the hallways.

 

Students also started their fall NWEA testing this week. Each classroom has a different testing schedule, so check with your child's teacher as to date/times for NWEA testing. Our fall testing will complete in mid-October. Your teacher will be able to share fall NWEA testing results during fall conferences. NWEA measure our students' understanding of reading and mathematics in all grades, along with science in grades 3-6.

 

Next Tuesday is our annual UCS Open House and Morgan Curriculum Night. We will start our evening in the gymnasium at 7 PM, with two classroom presentation sessions to follow. Each classroom presentation will last 20 minutes. Our Book Fair will also be open during Open House/Curriculum Night for parents to make purchases.

 

Have a great weekend with your kids! There is so much to do this time of year while the weather stays nice. Enjoy the apple orchards, the parks, trails and time spent together.

 

 

Have a great week!

 

Mrs. Lasky

Mission: Morgan is dedicated to developing lifelong learners through the working relationship of students, staff, and community.


 

Vision: We are a community of compassionate, committed professionals and learners who become academically successful through collaboration, ownership, and perseverance.

Utica Community Schools is Michigan's second largest school district.  

Student achievement in the district outpace all county, state and national averages. The district's graduation rate is 12 points higher than the state average and students are staff are regularly honored for excellence.

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