Message from Principal Samantha Headley: September 22, 2023

Dear Morse School Students and Families,

We are so excited about our Welcome Back Family Picnic tonight.  It is a wonderful opportunity to meet new families and catch up with familiar ones! We hope to see you and your families this evening from 5-7PM at the Morse playground.

Principal's Family Survey

At Morse, we care about your hopes and dreams for your children. Please complete this short surveyThese questions will help us plan for the upcoming school year.  Thank you for your feedback!  

Morse Morning and Afternoon Clubs

We are excited to share that we will have opportunities for our 3-5 students to participate in morning and afternoon clubs this year!  In the mornings, we will have the following clubs from 8-8:25AM: Morse Morning Singers (Tuesdays), Coding (Wednesdays), Rainbow Club (Every Other Wednesdays:  10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/29, 12/13, 1/3, 1/17, 1/31, 2/14, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5) and Intramural Soccer (Thursdays). Please watch this short video with your 3rd-5th grader to learn more about the clubs. Morning clubs will begin the first week of October so if you and your child are interested, please sign up here.  We will also have afternoon clubs available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for students in grade 4 & 5 from 2:45-4PM.  There will be a late bus available for students who live one mile or more away from school. We are planning on beginning after school clubs during the second week of October and will share more information about what is being offered next week.  Stay posted!


Morse School Council
We are looking for parent/caregiver representatives on the Morse School Council. The School Council is a leadership group of parents and caregivers, teachers and staff, community members who meet with me each month to work towards school improvement. We are currently looking to fill 2 seats and are eager to identify candidates who represent the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our school community. Being a Morse School parent is the only qualification you need to be a candidate for the School Council! This year the city is also offering a $500 stipend for representatives.  The council will meet on the third Thursday of each month (with the exception of a couple dates) from 6-7:30PM on the following dates: 10/19, 11/16, /12/7, 1/18, 2/15, 3/21, 4/11, 5/16, 6/13. If you are interested in running for a seat, please send Family Liaison Amy Diaz ([email protected]) an email with the following information:

  • Your name and the grade level(s) of your child(ren);

  • Why you are interested in joining the School Council

Voting will take place through paper ballot at the September 28th Curriculum Night/Open House (each Morse School parent/guardian is eligible to vote). 

September Reminders

Have a wonderful weekend!

Samantha Headley

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