This afternoon we were forced into lockdown as we were responding to an incident of a person refusing to leave campus and using profanities towards staff. I appreciate our staff and students for their quick response. Also, thank you to the Morton Police for their response.
Our individual with the medical need is currently leaving our facility and heading out for medical treatment with emergency personnel. Than you for you understanding during this event.
The Jr/Sr HS is currently in a modified lockdown due to a medical need. Our students are safe and in class learning at this moment. We will update soon.
Please be aware that we are currently working on our notifications for low lunch account balances and a number of emails went to those on free lunches.
We are now out of our modified lockdown as our medical situation is now under medical care. Thank you to our staff and students for their exceptional understanding during this time.
The Jr/Sr High School remains in modified lockdown for a medical situation. Emergency services are on site at this time. You can expect another update in 10-15 minutes.
The Jr/Sr High School is still in a modified lockdown for a medical situation. Our next update will be in approximately 10-15 minutes.
Just an FYI, we are currently in a modified lockdown due to a medical situation. We will update our status as it changes. We plan to send out an update within the next 10-15 minutes.
Come out Monday night to Meet The Teacher! Elementary will start at 5:00 and the Jr. Sr. High at 5:30. We can’t wait to see you all!
Update on Business Manager Posting: Morton School District is planning on moving as quickly as possible to find a new business manager with interviews taking place on Wednesday, August 8th. If you are interested in applying, we will be accepting applications without reference letters at this time. Thank you.
Visit the employment opportunities section of our website to see available positions, the following are posted: Business Manager and 2 Paraeducator positions.
Students who need counseling, or to talk to someone in light of recent events and information are encouraged to contact either the District office (360-496-5300) or Jordan Austin via email (email@example.com) to set up an appointment.
Kids and teens can stay active and eat right this summer! FREE meals that follow USDA nutrition guidelines are served at summer meal sites in the State that also offer fun learning and recreational activities. Meals are FREE to children and teens ages 18 and younger. To learn more, call 1-866-EAT-MEAL or visit: https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks.
Morton School District would like to inform everyone the High School is not in lock down, we cleared the hallways due to a medical emergency with a student to respect their privacy. Thank you all for your concerns.
The Morton FFA would like to thank the Wayne Dalton Division of Overhead Door Corp. for their generous sponsorship of Morton FFA attending the 2018 State FFA Convention. We appreciate your support!
Tomorrow, February 28th will be a normal Wednesday release day. The Elementary will be dismissed at 1:25 pm and the Junior Senior High at 1:35 pm. There will be school on Thursday, March 1st to make up a snow day, the Elementary will be dismissed at 12:15 pm and the Jr/Sr High will be dismissed at 12:25 pm. No lunches will be served on Thursday.
Morton School District will be on time today, buses will be running on snow routes.
Morton School District was in lockdown after school was released and buses had departed. The reason for lockdown was due to a possible threat to students and staff. All students and staff are safe. We would like to thank Morton Police Department and the Lewis County Sheriffs office for their prompt response and resolving the incident. We would also like to thank our students and staff who responded appropriately and kept everyone safe. We would also like to thank the White Pass School District for working with us while students were in route to the District for athletics.
School will be delayed 2 hours this morning, buses will be on snow routes this morning and in the afternoon. No breakfast will be served and there will be no morning weight lifting.
Buses will be running on snow routes this afternoon, February 23rd, and no transportation will be provided to Highland Valley Rd. Please have a safe weekend!
Classes will be on time today, February 23rd, buses will be on snow routes, and no transportation will be provided to Highland Valley due to icy conditions. Due to the weather forecast for today, the District will be monitoring road conditions throughout the day and may send students home early. Thank you and be safe!
School will be closed today, Feb. 22 due to inclement weather.
School will be closed today, Feb. 21st. There will be a 2 hour delay tomorrow, Feb. 22. Buses will continue on snow routes. No breakfast will be served on Thursday.
Morton School District will be starting 2 hours late tomorrow February 21. Buses will run on snow routes and no breakfast will be served. A phone announcement will be going out at 6:30 pm.
Due to inclement weather, buses will be running on snow routes this afternoon until further notice.
We are on snow routes for today, February 20th.
Final, 45-49. Youth loss girls, u played hard.
With a 1:15 left we r up by 1, 45-44
After 3 it's 31-39 Ocosta over MWP
20-26, were down at the half
Its 6-8, our girls are down by 2 after the first quarter
Tough loss 52-56
Here are our 4th graders with My Favorite Things and Edeleiss
Our Jr/Sr HS will be taking the NAEP this year, find out more here: http://www.morton.k12.wa.us/naep
It has been determined there is an error in the grade calculation on report cards sent home for Jr/Sr High Students. We are currently looking into this and will be issuing corrected report cards. Thank you for your patience.
Local police offices, including Morton, issued letters on immigration to community members to put to rest any concerns, link: http://www.morton.k12.wa.us/o/morton-school-district/browse/9758
No school Monday to recognize Memorial Day. Stay safe and enjoy Timberwolves.
The Morton School District #214 will conduct a Budget Hearing – Hearing to be held on April 17, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Morton Jr/Sr High Lecture room during the regular board meeting. This meeting is open to the public and is to consider and adopt the Budget Extension for the Fiscal Year 2016-17. The public is encouraged to attend and will be afforded the opportunity to speak for or against said budget.
Due to the highway 7 closure the Morton School District will be providing school beginning on Monday, February 13th, at the Mineral Neighborhood Christian Center. School will begin at 8:00 AM and end at 2:45 PM for all students in Mineral. Lunch will be provided to all students during the road closure. Transportation will be provided by bus for students who normally ride the bus. Bus pick-up and drop-off times will be different than normal. The first pick-up time will be at 6:51 am. Routes are posted on the District Website and Facebook page. To contact the school site in Mineral during the school day you may call the church's phone number, 360-492-3491.
Reminder that there is NO SCHOOL on Monday, January 16th, 2017.
Reminder that Winter Break is from Monday, December 19th through December 30th. School resumes on Monday, January 2, 2017. I hope everyone has a safe and fun holiday season.
Morton Haunted Hallways is this Saturday from 7 to 9 pm hosted by the high school ASB. One non perishable food item to enter and supports local food bank. Who is going?
Our State Supreme Court missed out on sending a clear message to our legislature about following the constitution, McCleary deserves action
Approximately 1/4 of all rural students represent non-white races http://www.tolerance.org/blog/appreciate-diversity-rural-places #MSD214
Here is a great site for classroom activities on diversity: https://www.teachervision.com/teacher-resources/printable/33631.html #MWP
Why is diversity awareness important? It builds mutual respect. #MSD214
This month is diversity observance/awareness month for WA Schools #MSD214
Students who have a mentor growing up are more likely to graduate & enroll in college #SchoolEveryDay #MSD214
Reducing chronic absence takes commitment, collaboration & tailored approaches. Will you help? #SchoolEveryDay #MSD214
A school can have 95% daily attendance but still have 30% of students chronically absent #SchoolEveryDay #MSD214
Students lose 14 million school days to asthma each year
Students who are chronically absent in any year of HS are 7.4X more likely to drop out #SchoolEveryDay #MSD214
Low-income kids are 4X more likely than peers to be chronically absent & miss key lessons #SchoolEveryDay #MSD214
Students who miss too much school score lower on @NEAP tests in every state and city tested #SchoolEveryDay #MSD214
Nationally 1 in 10 kindergarten & 1st graders miss nearly a month of school each year #SchoolEveryDay #MSD214
Morton High School ASB would like to announce the 2016 homecoming dance for September 24 from 8 to 11. Check it out at the Morton ASB facebook site.
FACT: By 6th grade chronic absence is a clear predictor that students may drop out http://bit.ly/1oqfID7 #SchoolEveryDay #MSD214
Preschoolers who miss too much school don't develop reading, math & social skills as quickly #MSD214 #SchoolEveryDay
5th set final, #MWP 15-12 win #MSD214
Going to 5th set after a 25-21 set #MWP #MSD214
Going to a 4th set after 26-24 battle #MWP #MSD214
Our girls win again, 25-18 #MWP #MSD214
JV Volleyball wins in straight sets vs. Elma #MWP #MSD214
MWP Volleyball wins first set 25-12 #MWP #MSD214
7.5 Million students miss 10% of the school year nationwide. That's 135 million days. #SchoolEveryDay http://bit.ly/1oqfID7
Attendance Matters: Missing just 2 days of school each month puts a child in academic risk #SchoolEveryDay http://bit.ly.1oqfID7
Chronic absence affects all kids, not just the absent ones. Learn how to get kids in #SchoolEveryDay here http://bit.ly/1oqfD7
Meet the Teacher Night is coming soon, Monday 8/29: @ ES 5-6:30, JR/SR 6-7:30
On 8/25 the Admin team learned about the 7 Habits of highly effective instructional leaders from Julie Adams #msd214
Check out Principal Josh Stoney's new blog for the 2016-2017 school year at; https://everystudentmatterseverymomentcounts.wordpress.com/
Check Out the new Morton FBLA Spirit Store! check out the link below or link to it from the Jr/Sr High School page and get your gear for the 2016-2017 school year. http://jroyle00.wix.com/fbla
Excited to see our graduating class of 2016 off into the sunset. Congratulations and thank you for everything.
We are proud of you Colby!
Our top 2 graduates being honored by County Commissioners, way to go Colby and Emily
National Honor Society Induction Ceremony tonight at 6 PM in the HS Lecture Hall
The Morton School District App is now available on both Apple and Android
MWP Fastpitch today at 1 PM in Centralia
The district app is now available from Apple, it will soon be ready on Android
The district's new app for Android and Apple should be ready soon
Education is the movement from darkness to light. -Allan Bloom
Don't let what you can't do stop you from doing what you can do. -John Wooden
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning. -Albert Einstein
Congratulations to Beth Caskey receiving a $120 mini grant from the Lewis County School Retiree Association. Mrs. Caskey was giving the grant to purchase AR books for her classroom library. Good job Mrs. Caskey and thank you Lewis County School Retiree Association.