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

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Phone: 1.309.266.6522

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         709 Communicator 

         January 2017

 

2016 Annual District Report

 

 

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Parent iPad Help

 

 

 

 

 

 

iPad Questions?
Request Form

 

Apple ID Questions?  

Email [email protected].  

Include your first and last name and DOB.

 

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Rotary Student of the Month -

FEBRUARY 2017

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1st Quarter HONOR ROLL

7th Grade 

8th Grade 

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Annual School Calendar

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

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

 

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Results from the 2014 Illinois Youth Survey

 

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MJHS Bullying Report form 

 

 

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

StudentsDaily Announcements

          Today is WEDNESDAY March 1, 2017  

                               It’s a GREAT DAY to be a Jr. Potter!

 

 

On Today’s Birthday Calendar: There’s magic in the the wind, and a song in the air...as HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to MISS OLIVIA BAIR. Wish here the best whenever you see her. She shares her special day with Justin Bieber. Fill this 1st day of March, with all the goodness you can cram… and we’ll wait to see if your special day turns out to be a lion or a lamb. Happy Birthday Olivia.

 

 

 

LUNCH NEWS

 

ENTREES OF THE DAY:

03/01 - WEDNESDAY - CHICKEN PARMESAN w/PASTA, BROCCOLI & ROASTED SWEET POTATOES

03/02 - THURSDAY - FIESTA BURGER, POTATO WEDGES & CORN

03/03 - FRIDAY- CHICKEN TENDERS, MASHED POTATOES w/Gravy & ROMAINE SALAD

03/06 - MONDAY - BACON CHEESEBURGER, POTATO PUFFS & PEAS

03/07 - TUESDAY - ROTINI & MEATBALLS w/GARLIC BREAD and GOLDEN CORN

 

 

*****LUNCH NOTES: A meal deal consists of an Entree, fruit/veggie & a milk. Chips are never a part of the meal and cost $1.25 a bag.

 

TODAY IN THE MJHS CAFE: The meal deal is $2.35 for students. To receive the MEAL DEAL special price you must check out with a milk, one entrée (the daily special OR one of the daily choice entrees), a fruit and /or veggies. 3 is the magic number for the deal.  One entrée, milk & something from the always fabulous and fresh fruit and veggie bar.

 

 

LUNCH CHARGES: Do you have lunch charges? Just a reminder that if you have a lunch charge you need to put money on your account immediately. Your parent can pay on EFunds or a check/ cash to the cafeteria at your next lunch.  If you do not get your charges paid you will be referred to the office to talk to Mr. Hoffman or Mr. Carter. Be sure and get them paid right away.

 

 

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: 

 

!!! IOS iPAD UPDATE: Students, your iPads need to be updated with the latest IOS. Mrs. Akers says: "Be sure to download and Install. " If you have limited internet at home or need assistance, see Mrs. Akers. It must be done this week to prevent problems next week. Don’t wait or procrastinate. Just do it!!!

 

VIEW FROM THE LMS: Today is PEANUT BUTTER LOVER’S DAY and NATIONAL PIG DAY. Perhaps you might celebrate with a Peanut Butter Bacon Burger. Don’t knock it until you try it.  

 

"It is time for March Madness!!! March madness for books that is!!   If you are familiar with a basketball bracket, than you will know how to fill out the Battle of Books Bracket. Come to the LMC to pick up your bracket today, read the summaries on the LMC Classroom and return your completed bracket by March 10th."

 

FORGOTTEN ITEMS: IF YOU FORGOT ANYTHING...CHECK THE OFFICE SHELF. Instruments, PE CLOTHES, folders, and so much more. Remember - it is your responsibility to come look.  If your parent brings you a forgotten item, they can email you at [email protected]  Then you come check the shelf.

 

 

FROM MR. HOFFMAN: If you are a bus rider, you must not leave school grounds before school or after school. No trips to the gas station or Jimmy John’s, even if you have a late bus.

 

MJHS CLUB NEWS: 

 

ADVENTURE CLUB: Check Google Classroom for more information

 

 

CHESS CLUB: This week is the last week for Chess… we will celebrate the season

 

 

COLOR GUARD: Check your emails for updates. 

 

 

 

CRAFT CLUB: TBA

 

 

 

 

 

DRAMA CLUB:  Looking for a way to embrace your inner performer? Save the Drama for Tuesdays after school! Come hang out in Room 217 with Miss Henrichs until 4:00. No experience required!

 

 

FISHING CLUB: MARCH 8th - Bass fishing for fun and in tournaments. 3-4pm in LMC

 

 

 

HOMEWORK CLUB: Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 210(Mrs. Ogden) from 3-4pm

 

 

POTTER PANTAGRAPH: Mrs. Plevka in Room 111 is your sponsor.

 

 

 

SCHOLASTIC BOWL: It was a touch match for Scholastic Bowl against Germantown Hills.  It was a close game for the 7th graders.  Shout out to Tyler Newman for getting 3 consecutive toss up questions correct.

 

 

 

 

STUDENT COUNCIL: Your student council is excited to offer a Bowling Night on Friday, March 17th at Safari Bowl in Morton from 6-8 p.m. We will have the entire bowling alley to ourselves for a night of fun and bowling. In order to participate you will need to get your team together (8 people to a lane) and turn in your permission slip and $5 fee by Friday, March 10th. This price will cover your bowling and shoes. You will be responsible for bringing money for any snacks you wish to purchase while there. Please fill out the information sheet, have it signed by a parent/guardian,  and turn in with your $5 to Mrs. Rabe or MIss Hasler.  We only have room for 16 teams, so this will be first come first serve. You will receive your permission slips in homeroom today!  

 

T3 (Table Top Time): T3 NEW REGULAR end time is 4:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday.

 

YEARBOOK CLUB: March 2 is the next meeting. We will meet on  the FIRST Thursday of each month.

 

 

 

FROM THE SPORTS DESK: 

 

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL: Congrats to the 7th grade volleyball team on their 2-0 semi final win over East Peoria.  They cut their opponents score in half compared to their first meeting in the season.  They play in the regional championship against Macomb, at home at 5pm on Thursday.

 

 

WRESTLING: Sectional Meet is @ East Peoria  Saturday 3/4. Start time is 9"00 a.m.

 

 

 

INTRAMURAL SPORTS NEWS: Email Mr. Martin with questions.

 

 

 

MJHS QUOTES OF THE WEEK:    

Sometimes not having any idea where we’re going works out better than we could possibly have imagined. -Ann Prachett, writer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

Contacts:

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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