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December 31, 2018
PTSA Reflections Contest Winners:
Lauren Towery & Elizabeth Lawson - Choreographed their own dance for competition (Merit Award for District)
Avery Kirkhope & Addasyn Towery - Choreographed their own dance and received an Honorable Mention at District
Morton's Edible Book Contest Winners 2018
1st Place: Channing Hagen's entry for Wonder
2nd Place: Aaliyah Woods' entry for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
3rd Place: Ethan Goecke's entry for Chomp
Honorable Mention: Diana Guzman's entry for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
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
Morton Middle Boys Basketball Tryouts!
Tuesday 6th grade 7:30-9:30pm
Wednesday 6th grade 7:30-9:30pm
Thursday 7th grade 8:00-9:30pm
Friday 8th grade TBA
Saturday 8th grade 2:00-4:00pm
MUST HAVE KHSAA PHYSICAL, SIGNED CONTRACT & A 2.5 GPA
GRADE SHEETS ARE LOCATED ON THE WALL IN THE GYM ENTRY WAY
The Tradition of Academic Excellence continues!
Morton Shines with Spring 2018 K-PREP results
We are extremely proud of our students, staff and families for these accomplishments! The state assessment scores demonstrate that Morton students are achieving a high quality, rigorous education, as well as making academic growth to reach their individual potential. Morton’s proficiency rating ranks us as a top middle school in Fayette County as well as in the state of Kentucky. Let’s continue to collaborate and partner together to help the dreams of our students become a reality!
Accelerated Reader Team Winners!
We’re off to a great start with students earning over 12, 000 AR points during the first nine weeks of school! Kudos to the sixth grade for having the highest AR point total of 4,647.1 points. Congratulations to Mrs. Dixon’s third period class for earning the most AR points, and to the second period of Mrs. Heyerly for having the highest average correct (90%). Let’s keep the momentum going by trying to earn at least 13, 000 points for the second grading period. Remember… Mustangs who read succeed!
First Place - Gabe Cammack Coleman (Equestrian)
Second Place - Tsikwaya Ware (Thoroughbred)
Third Place - Evan Duggal (Winstar)
Fourth Place - James Rogers (Champion)
Fifth Place – Bridget Yun (Dream Team)
6th Place - Thomas Ehrenborg (Triple Crown)
Morton Spelling Bee Winners!
Yankee Candle Fundraising
Please Support Morton Middle School
Don’t forget the Yankee Candles! Although students can no longer earn prizes and rewards based on the number of sales made, you can still purchase and sell online.
The online sale runs through December 31, 2018. Perfect gifts for the holiday season. Online shopping is as easy as going to www.yankeecandlefundraising.com and entering Morton’s group # 990098135 in the “Start Shopping” box. Click on the “Seller Login” button and fill out the “sign up to be a seller” form using the Morton group # and sell across the country with the new Mobile App. ALL SALES ARE SHIPPED DIRECTLY TO THE CUSTOMER
Thanks again for the support! For more information, contact Mr. Williams at 859-381-3533 ext. 41402.