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

Contact Numbers:

School Office

Phone: 1.309.266.6522

Fax: 1.309.284.5031

Absence: 1.309.284.5000



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Parent iPad Help






Apple ID Questions?  Email [email protected].  Include your first and last name and DOB.


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Request Form



- 2015-2016 School Year Calendar

- 2016-2017 School Year Calendar


Click here for information about changes in Accelerated Reader Home Connect.


Back to School 2015 Communicator 



Rotary Student of the Month -  Septem ber 201 5 



Results from the 2014 Illinois Youth Survey



MJHS Bullying Report form 



Click here for information about the Tazewell and Woodford County Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program.

Welcome To Morton Junior High School Thanks for Visiting

Morton Junior High Help-a-thon

Morton Junior High Help-a-thon

Published: September 9, 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! 

Girls Night Out

Published: September 24, 2015

Morton Junior High School Spirit Squad’s

Girls’ Night Out
Cheer and Dance Clinic

Fundraiser benefiting a local Morton Family

(The Baird Family)


                              Link to "Girls-Night-Out-Fundraiser-full-flier-2015.doc"

2015-16 Budget

Published: September 24, 2015



The 2015-16 budget was approved by the Board of Education and has now been posted on the District website under the heading ABOUT US.  


Published: September 24, 2015



  ~ 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 - 27 - Thanksgiving Vacation, NO SCHOOL

  ~ December …

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Parent iPad Help

Published: September 4, 2015

District 709 is always looking for better ways to communicate. One area we have been specifically trying to address is providing support to families regarding issues that arise when students use the iPad's at home. The first place to start when you have questions is with the District's webpage. There is a specific …

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Free Developmental Screening

Published: September 3, 2015








Screening date:  Tuesday, September 29, 2015 


Screening will address: Early Academic …

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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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