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  • MMS Volleyball  Morton Volleyball 2019-2020 (NEW INFO)

     Before any athlete may participate in tryouts for the 2019-20 volleyball season, they must bring an up to date (less than one year old) KHSAA sports physical. A KHSAA sports physical is different than a sixth grade physical when entering middle school. ATHLETES WHO DO NOT PRESENT A CURRENT KHSAA SPORTS PHYSICAL WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE. NO EXCEPTIONS.

     

    KHSAA Forms Page

     

    BRING TO TRYOUTS:

    *CURRENT KHSAA SPORTS PHYSICAL

    *Water Bottle

    *Athletic Shoes / Volleyball Court Shoes

    *Knee Pads (If possible)

     

    Due to an unforeseen gym scheduling conflict, we are required to move the 2019 Morton Volleyball Team tryouts to the evening of July 15th & 16th. Tryouts will now be just two days instead of three. Players must attend both days. Please have your player report to the Morton Middle School gymnasium at the designated time slot for their grade. The schedule will be the same for both days:

     

    July 15th & 16th

    6th Grade - 5:00-5:45 pm

    7th Grade - 6:00-6:45 pm

    8th Grade - 7:00-7:45 pm

     

    *PLEASE MAKE SURE TO BRING A COMPLETED & UP TO DATE (WITHIN 1 YEAR) KHSAA SPORTS PHYSICAL

     

    After team selection, there will be a mandatory parent/player meeting (as previously announced) on Thursday July 18th from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Morton Library. 

     


     

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  • School Supplies School Supply Lists 2019-2020

     6th Grade School Supply List 2019-2020

     7th Grade School Supply List 2019-2020

     8th Grade School Supply List 2019-2020

     


     

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  • Summer Reading Lists 2019-2020

    One of our favorite sayings here at Morton is “Mustangs who read succeed!”  Summer is a great opportunity for students to continue Summer Reading exercising and stretching their brain through daily reading.  Therefore, all Morton students are required to read two books off of the approved grade level specific summer reading list.  Upon returning to school, students will take Accelerated Reader tests to demonstrate their comprehension of each book in English/Language Arts class.  The book lists were developed to include a diverse listing of genre, interest and reading levels.  Happy reading!

    6th Grade Summer Reading List 2019-2020

    7th Grade Summer Reading List 2019-2020

    8th Grade Summer Reading List 2019-2020


     

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  • Morton Cross Country 2019 Information:

    Tryout Dates (TENTATIVE): August 5th, 7th, and 9th from 4-5 pm – If you cannot make tryout dates please contact Coach Snowden before the first day of school. I will not be able to make exceptions after school begins due to the uniform ordering process.  Click Here for more information.


     

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  • MORTON SUMMER MATH CAMP RETURNS in 2019!!!

    MATH CAMP is for ALL Morton students!

    Morton will host a Summer Math Camp on July 29 - 31 from 8:30 am until noon each day!!! We are offering I Love Math an amazing camp with fun opportunities to broaden mathematical horizons for ALL 2019-2020 Morton students...grades 6, 7 and 8! EVERY student will participate in fun, hands-on activities, using resources like tetrahedron kites, graphing calculators, iPads and a variety of math games while stretching his/her current mathematical skills. (Remember the straw rockets and movies from last year?!) Students will be able to use mathematical practices to model what they learn during the 3 days of camp. Content covered during the various sessions include integers, fractions, proportional reasoning, solving equations, slope, graphing, probability, area, perimeter, surface area and volume. The EARLYBIRD Special cost is $40 for supplies and snacks. Scholarships are available. The cost for those registering after our Goal Date for Camp Sign-Ups, Friday, May 31, 2019, will be $50. The brochure/registration form and the photo permissions form are attached.  Please complete and return both forms with the registration. You can mail them to Morton Middle (address on brochure) or drop them by the school!  Space is limited so make plans now to attend!!!

    Morton Summer Math Camp Pamphlet

    Agreement on Intended Use of Student Photographs


     

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  • Morton Football Training

    Training starts Wednesday, July 17 and will end Friday, August 9. Weekdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Official Practice Begins Wednesday, August 14 (4:00pm-5:30pm)

    Players will need: KHSAA Physical & Proper attire

    If you have any questions contact Coach Bosley @ 859-979-2330

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  • Reagan Baxter with mom & sister Reagan Baxter, Joseph Beth Bookmark Contest Grand Prize Winner in Central Kentucky for Grades7/8!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


     

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  • Dewayne Smithers Poet and Motivational Speaker Dewayne Smithers captivated our 8th grade students during his recent visit!

     

     

     

     

     


     

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  • 2019 Morton State Competition Robotics Qualifiers!

    2019 Robotics Qualifiers


     

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  • Congratulations to our Mustangs: A-Team city champions & Superintendent's GPA Award winners!

    A-Team Champs

    The boys “A” basketball team from Morton capped the season with a hard-fought 47-39 victory over Southern Middle for the 2019 city championship. Morton also secured the award for highest GPA. The March 7 tournament finals saw several lead changes, and the score was tied late into the fourth quarter before Morton rallied behind Anderson Jones, who finished with 11 points. Coach Jeremy Jones also commended Konlin Brown for huge defensive plays down the stretch and Todd Dumphord for crucial assists and free throws. Mason Hawkins led the Mustangs with 21 points while Will Kessinger and Nathan Sloan hit the boards effectively. | Tournament brackets


     

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  • PTSA Reflections Contest Winners:

     

    Lauren Towery & Elizabeth Lawson - Choreographed their own dance for competition (Merit Award for District)

    Merit Award

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Avery Kirkhope & Addasyn Towery - Choreographed their own dance and received an Honorable Mention at District

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  • Morton's Edible Book Contest Winners 2018

     

    1st Place: Channing Hagen's entry for Wonder

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    2nd Place: Aaliyah Woods' entry for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Alice

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    3rd Place: Ethan Goecke's entry for Chomp

    Chomp

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Honorable Mention: Diana Guzman's entry for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

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  • 16th District PTA Reflections Award of Merit!

     

    Ethan Goecke won the 16th District PTA Reflections Award of Merit for his art piece titled “A Tribute to Fish.” This years theme was “Heroes Around Me.”  “My drawing relates to the theme of, “Hero” because I have always loved paintings of fish and animals. Guy Harvey though paints pictures of fish everywhere! My drawing includes a quotes from Guy Harvey and many fish related things.”-Ethan Goecke

     PTA Reflections PTA Reflections

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  • Sign up for the Morton PTSA Newsletter: CLICK HERE (Morton's Mustang Monday Memo)

     

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