Morton District 709 Providing an education to last a life time.

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School Office

Phone: 1.309.266.6522

Fax: 1.309.284.5031

Absence: 1.309.284.5000



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Results from the 2014 Illinois Youth Survey



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Information about the Tazewell and Woodford County Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program.

Baseball →Coaching Staff

Jesse Crawford

8th Grade Baseball Coach

Jesse Crawford will enter his forth season as head coach of the Potters in 2016.  In 2015 his team tied the school record with 31 wins and he is excited to continue the winning tradition of Potter baseball this spring.  Before taking over the baseball program Crawford coached in the Morton School district as an assistant football and basketball coach.  He teaches Junior High P.E. and also worked as a 4th grade teacher at Jefferson.  The Potters made it to the super-sectional in his first year with the basketball prgram and both years he coached football the Hogs made the playoffs.  These were both great experiences for him and helped him gain knowledge on what it takes to be successful in Morton.  He is also the head coach of the Morton Junior High baseball program.  In his four years at the helm, the Potters won a state title in 2012, finished second in the state in 2013, and reached the Elite Eight in 2014.  Overall, Coach Crawford has a 79-16 record as the coach of the Junior Potters.

Crawford's record as a varsity baseball coach is 106-85.  Before Morton, Coach Crawford was a head coach in baseball and basketball in Knox County, Missouri.  He coached there for five years.  Coach Crawford, his wife Michelle, and eight-year-old son Camerson live in Morton.



Brandon Parrott

7th Grade Baseball Coach


In 2011, Brandon Parrott started working at Morton High School as a Science teacher and assisted with the freshman baseball program.  He moved to the Junior High in 2012 to become a seventh grade science teacher and has been assisting with the baseball program since then. During his time as an assistant with the Freshman baseball program, the team finished in the top 3 in the conference each year.  He took a year off of coaching to pursue a Master’s degree but returned in 2015 to become the official 7th Grade/ JV baseball coach at MJHS. In 2015, the team finished 12-5, beating some very competitive programs. Coach Parrott has also taken the role of the 13U travel team, bridging the 7th and 8th grade seasons over a summer program. Coach Parrott, his wife, Erin, and their son, Blake, live in Morton.


Principal - Lee Hoffman Principal’s Secretary - Holli Pfeifer Assistant Principal/Athletic Director - Chris Carter Main Office Secretary - Valerie Smith Counselor - Beth Spaniol Athletic/Attenda ... READ MORE


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