Morristown in the News
There's nothing we enjoy more than sharing the good news about our wonderful students and staff members. And we have a lot of great things to share! Read all about student and faculty accomplishments, past happenings, upcoming events, and so much more.
The school’s annual winter performance is on Wednesday, December 18. This production will take place on a single night and will include all our kindergarten through 8th grade students. As in the past years, the performance offers a dinner hosted by PTSA. The dinner will start at 5:00 p.m., and the performance will begin at 6:00 p.m. Traditionally this has been a two-day performance. The opportunity to take in both events on a single night will be very rewarding. ￼We expect a very large turnout, so please plan ahead. PTSA does a tremendous job with the dinner, and we encourage you to come early for this dinner. Our students and teachers have been working extremely hard for this production.
We encourage our families to take full advantage of the Arizona tax credit program. 100% of your donation goes directly to the school and program of your choice, and you get the money back when you file your taxes at the end of the year. Please visit our Arizona Tax Credit Donations page for more information.
Winter recess is on Friday, December 20 through Friday, January 3. School resumes on Monday, January 6. Have a safe and relaxing break and a happy holiday season!
Please note that we have to reschedule this event. Check back soon for the new date.
On December 16, 2019, we are inviting the attorney general’s office to do a presentation on suicide prevention for parents and community members at 5:00 p.m. in our school library. For more information, please read our suicide prevention flyer. We hope that you can join us for this important event.
The Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce 23rd annual parade of lights is on Friday, December 13 at 5:30 p.m. The Morristown PTSA would like you to be a part of the Morristown School float. This is a fabulous event, and we look to have as many Morristown Elementary School students in attendance and participating. Please see the parade of lights flyer for more information on how you can participate.
Recently, the school held its Veterans Day luncheon to honor Veterans Day. This included current and past servicemen coming and speaking to the school. We want to thank all those veterans who came to our school. We also want to thank Luke Air Force Base for allowing three current service men to visit our school. All this commitment has a positive impact on students, some of which will be involved in the service.
Arizona Revised Statutes § 15-241 requires the Arizona Department of Education, subject to final adoption by the State Board of Education, to develop an annual achievement profile for every public school in the state based on an A through F scale. The system measures year-to-year student academic growth, proficiency on English language arts, math and science, the proficiency and academic growth of English language learners, indicators that an elementary student is ready for success in high school, and that high school students are ready to succeed in a career or higher education and high school graduation rates. Please take a moment to read more information concerning this in our annual achievement profile parent letter. Our accountability report card is also available for viewing.
The school welcomes Diana Fritz to its staff. Ms. Fritz is the new paraprofessional who is serving students in Pod A (kindergarten through 3rd grade). Ms. Fritz comes to the school with a strong professional background. In addition to her professional resume, Ms. Fritz has brought an extreme amount of enthusiasm. We look forward to the impact she will have with the students while supporting the efforts of the Pod A teachers.
Our governing board is working on strategic planning. We invite you to visit our Governing Board page for documents that resulted from the Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA) work session on October 3, 2019. These documents are under the Mission, Vision, and Strategic Planning section.
In accordance with A.R.S. 15-904(A), you can now view the 2019 Annual Financial Review.