Morton Middle School

Lexington, Kentucky

Proudly Education Lexington's Children Since 1834

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  • Redistricting: Our newest elementary school, at 4801 Athens Boonesboro Rd., will open in the fall of 2019. The board's School Zoning Committee is working out the details this summer, and its meetings are open to the public. Visit fcps.net/zones for details.

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

     

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  • 2018-19 Morton Middle School Volleyball Clinic and Tryout Information MMS Volleyball

    Before any athlete may participate in a clinic and/or tryouts for the 2018-19 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 Physical Forms: http://khsaa.org/forms/ms01.pdf
     

    Things to bring to clinics and/or tryouts:

    *CURRENT KHSAA SPORTS PHYSICAL

    *Water Bottle

    *Athletic Shoes/ Volleyball Court Shoes

    *Knee Pads (If possible)

    Clinics:

    The clinics are being held to offer the players the opportunity to get in the gym and "knock the rust off" before tryouts the following week! 

    Tuesday, July 17th- Clinic 9:00-10:30 am

    Thursday, July 19th- Clinic 9:00-10:30 am

     

    TRYOUTS: 

    Tryouts will be held in the Morton Middle School Gymnasium. Please make sure your athlete is coming to the correct tryout session based on the grade they will be entering! 

     

    Day 1

    Monday, July 23rd 

    6th Graders 8:00-8:45 am

    7th Graders 9:00- 9:45 am

    8th Graders 10:00-10:45 am

     

    Day 2 

    Tuesday, July 24th

    6th Graders 8:00-8:45 am

    7th Graders 9:00- 9:45 am

    8th Graders 10:00-10:45 am

     

    Day 3

    Wednesday, July 25th 

    6th Graders 8:00-8:45 am

    7th Graders 9:00- 9:45 am

    8th Graders 10:00-10:45 am

     

    The official roster will be posted on the front door of the school by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 25th. 

    If your athlete is chosen to be a part of the 2018-19 Morton volleyball team, there will be a mandatory parent/player meeting on Friday, July 27th at 7:00 pm in the school library.

     

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  • MORTON SUMMER MATH CAMP RETURNS in 2018!!!

    MATH CAMP is for ALL Morton students!

    Math Camp Morton will host a Summer Math Camp on July 30 – August 1 from 8:30 am until noon each day!!! We are offering an amazing camp with fun opportunities to broaden mathematical horizons for ALL 2018-2019 Morton students...grades 6, 7 and 8! EVERYstudent will participate in fun, hands-on activities, using resources like straw rockets, graphing calculators, iPads and math games while stretching his/her current mathematical skills. (Remember the tetrahedron kites 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, proportions, 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, June 1, 2018, will be $50. The brochure/registration form and the photo permissions form are attached.  Please complete and return both forms with the registration. Space is limited so make plans now to attend!!!

    Morton Math Camp Pamphlet

    Agreement of Intended Use of Student Photographs or Audio Video

     

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  • Are you interested in Morton Cross Country?  Cross Country is a running sport where participants run distances ranging from 1-3 miles over natural terrain.  Please see the attached form for more information.Cross Country

    MMS Cross Country

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  • Summer Reading Lists 2018-2019

    One of our favorite sayings here at Morton is “Mustangs who read succeed!”  Summer is a great opportunity for students to continue 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 2018 Summer Reading

    7th Grade Summer Reading List 2018

    8th Grade Summer Reading List 2018

     

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  • School Supply Lists 2018-2019

      6th Grade List Coming Soon!School Supply

      7th Grade Supply List 2018-2019

      7th Grade Letter 2018-2019

      8th Grade List Coming Soon!

     

     

    Another option for School Supplies: Shop Teacher Tailored Kits use account #85834 (contact Penny Christian at Morton Middle PTSA Email for more information.

      

      

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  • MMS Summer 2018 Open Gym Schedule

    MMS Summer 2018 Open Gym Schedule

     

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  • AR Starbucks field trip Morton Reading Rock Stars enjoy chatting about books during a recent field trip to Starbucks!

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  • 11th Region Champions & Fayette County A-Team Tournament Champions MMS Boys Basketball

    Morton Boys’ Basketball team came into the A-team season looking to defend their title run from the previous year.  The Mustangs lost their opening season FCPS game in January, however the team stayed positive reflecting on the fact they had lost their opening season game the year before and still finished as champions. The Mustangs lost 2 more regular season games, but were starting to play more like a team.  Morton entered the 11th region tournament on a win streak and played strong throughout the tourney beating St. Peter and Paul, LCA, Hayes, and Scott County in the finals to become 11th Region Champions. The Mustangs entered the FCPS tournament as the #3 seed but were getting hot at the right time.  The Mustangs defeated Bryan Station in the opening round of the tournament 87-43, propelling them to the final four where they would face E.J. Hayes the Mustangs defeated Hayes 55-45. Morton found themselves in the Championship game for the 2nd year in a row where they would face LTMS.  Once again the Mustangs prevailed over the Blackcats of LTMS winning the championship game 48-37. Morton was led in scoring by Kai Simpson with 13, Kanye Henderson and Abe Nelson both  added 11 points apiece and big man Gavin Salva had 10.  Jacob Lane came off the bench and grabbed 5 rebounds and dished out 3 assists bringing great energy to the game. Ben Prather was a lock down defender from the start of the game and really stifled  the opponents offense. “I am super proud of the adversity our boys faced and their ability to stay focused while making this run toward their second championship.  It is not easy to win the City 2 years in a row in Lexington and these boys did it representing their school and community with great character.”

     

     

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  • PTSA Fundraising  2018 PTSA Fundraising Letter

     PTSA Fundraising Letter

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Morton's Edible Book Contest Winners:

    1st Place: Shelby Lynch's entry for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    2nd Place: Ethan Goecke's entry for THE CAPTURE

    The Capture

    3rd Place: Iza Gaworski's entry for SOMETHING TO SING ABOUT Something to Sing About

     

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  • Morton Speech Team placed 2nd Place overall at the KHSSL Junior Regional Speech Tournament!MMS Speech Team 2017-2018

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