Morton Middle School

Lexington, Kentucky

Proudly Education Lexington's Children Since 1834

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  • Watch the weather

    This week's early blast of winter is a good reminder to make sure your family's contact information is up to date; call your child's school if you need assistance. Also, please review the district's protocols at

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  • Edible Book Contest

    Edible Book Contest Plan now to enter this year's contest on December 3rd! The deadline for entry forms is Tuesday, November 20th (that's the Tuesday before Thanksgiving). Guidelines are included on the entry form included here. Last year's top three entries can be viewed at the bottom of our homepage. Prizes will be awarded for the top three entries, and extra credit in English/Language Arts class will be awarded to all who participate! Make this a fun family time together in the kitchen as you celebrate and promote a love for literacy with your child(ren)!


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  • 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! Thetesting 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!


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  • 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!

    Team Winners

    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)


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  • Morton Spelling Bee Winners!

    MMS SpellingBee


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  • Yankee Candle 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 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. 



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


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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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