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Morton Junior High Help-a-thon

Morton Junior High Help-a-thon

Published: August 25, 2015

What is it?

The MJHS Help-a-thon is similar to a walk-a-thon; however, instead of collecting pledges to walk, students will seek donors to sponsor their involvement in a service project within our community.


When is it?

The Help-a-thon Community Day will be October 6th with additional projects on October 27th. Students will collect pledges from August 26th to September 15th.


Who will participate in the service projects?

450+ MJHS students and staff members will participate in a service project.


What organizations will benefit from the students’ volunteerism?

Midwest Food Bank                           Illinois Air National Guard

Morton Library                                   Children’s Hospital

Downtown Morton                             CIRT

Villas of Holly Brook                          Restmor Nursing Home

Morton Police Department                TCRC

Morton Fire Department                    Mission Mart

Community Harvest Food Bank        Peoria Rescue Mission

Morton Elementary Schools              Girl Scouts – Camp Tapawingo Children’s Home                               Timber Ridge Facility

Goodwill                                            Salvation Army  

Creekwood Apartments                    EP!C

Morton Park District                          Crittenton Center  


Who benefits from the donations raised?

This fundraiser is for the Morton Junior High School PTO. The money will be used for various projects around the school including: a class set of TI-Nspire calculators and response system for math, a finish line stand and tent for track, PE equipment, additional chairs for wrestling meets, props/materials for the musical, and art supplies.


In addition, 10% of all proceeds raised by the Help-a-thon will be donated to charities including:

American Heart Association

Morton Helping Hands fund, a Component Fund of the Morton Community Foundation

Children’s Hospital


Can anyone donate?

Yes. If someone would like to make a donation to the MJHS PTO Help-a-thon, please make a check payable to MJHS PTO and mail to MJHS at 225 E. Jackson Street. Donations are tax-deductible.

Thank you! 

1st Annual Millard Classic

Published: August 24, 2015


Westwood Park was a busy place this past weekend.  In addition to hosting a national disc golf tournament featuring the best disc golfers in the country, it also played host to the inaugural Jeff Millard Classic.  Coach Jeff Millard coached MJHS baseball from 1977-2011 (head coach from 1980-2011) and guided 11 teams to the …

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Published: August 6, 2015



   ~ September 7 - Labor Day, NO SCHOOL

  ~ October 9 - School Improvement Inservice, NO SCHOOL

  ~ October 12 - Columbus Day, NO SCHOOL

  ~ October 22 - Parent/Teacher Conference, NO SCHOOL

  ~ October 23 - Parent/Teacher Conference, Institute Day, NO SCHOOL
  ~ November 11 - Veteran's Day, NO SCHOOL

  ~ November 25 - …

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Published: May 5, 2015

The MJHS Scholastic Bowl team is headed to the State tournament! Last night the Potters played and defeated three more teams in the sectional round play of the IESA championship series. First up, the Potters played Farmington Central. In a close match the Potters pulled out the win on the last question for a 205-190 victory. Next up was Germantown Hills. The Potters avenged a loss from earlier in the …

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Published: April 24, 2015

Thank you to all the grandparents who participated in the MJHS Grandparents’ Day.  A new record was set with 350+ grandparents attending a couple of classes and lunch with their student!


Click here to see pictures from the day.


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