Junior Potter Daily News



Friday, September 29, 2023


Daily Announcements

Good morning!... and it’s a GREAT DAY to be a JR. POTTER!

On Today's Birthday Calendar

Happy Birthday today to Norie Campbell, Ruben DePinto, and Gigi Eckart. Happy Birthday over the weekend to Reese Chapin, Charlie Farris, Alea Wyss, Kendyl Bluhm, Jack Chismark, Ava Donaldson, and Braden Lindley! Hope you all have the best days and stop in the office for your birthday treat!!

Fun Fact Friday

Did you know that...

Today, September 29, is National Coffee Day. On average Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee every single day!

You Need to Know TODAY:

*The MJHS Homecoming Tailgate will be tonight from 5:00-7:00 in the MJHS parking lot. Come in your Morton Gear for some fun and games before heading over to the Homecoming Football Game at the high school. There will be raffle prizes, games, food, and drink!

Lunch News

Entrees of the Day:

THE MJHS CAFE ENTREE OF THE DAY: Student lunches cost $2.90 for a meal. An Entree, A Milk and a Veggie make it a meal… and you may add a fruit, too. Extras cost extra and you will need money on your account to cover extra things like a second burger, cookie or water.

9/25--Pancakes & Sausage Patties, Chicken Nuggets w/ Pretzel Rod, Spinach Apple Chicken Salad w/ Pretzel Rod

9/26--Chicken Quesadilla, Chicken Fries w/ pretzel rod, Ham and Turkey Sub

9/27--Asian Chicken & Broccoli w/ Rice, Cheeseburger, Popcorn Chicken Salad w/ Pretzel Rod.

9/28--Meatball Sub, Popcorn Chicken w/ pretzel rod, Uncrustable

9/29--Buffalo Chicken Pizza, Chicken Patty Sandwich, Cranberry Chicken Salad w/ pretzel rod

Daily Options:
Variety of milk, Variety of fruits, variety of vegetables, salad bar

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday--Pizza Dippers w/ Pizza Sauce

Tuesday & Thursday--Bosco Sticks w/ Pizza Sauce

Things You Need to Know:

School Rule

BUS STUDENTS report to the CAFETERIA after school to wait for busses. There is time to use the restroom and gather your belongings from your locker. A teacher will call out your bus. Playing on phones and iPads is the most #1 cause of students missing the bus.

***Dress Code

Holey jeans? Holes must be mid-thigh. Please refer to the dress code policy in the student handbook online.

Short shorts are not in dress code. They must be mid-thigh. Please look at the dress code policy

JUST A REMINDER...NO HOODS from sweatshirts should be worn during class and in the hallways.

** NO OPEN DRINKS IN LOCKERS… NO POLAR POPS… HOT OR ICED COFFEE DRINKS… and NO OPEN SODA BOTTLES! Your lunchbox beverages must remain in your lunch box sealed until lunch.

If You are a Student with an iPad:

This announcement is for you. Your iPad is a learning AND communication device. Checking your email is a student responsibility. Not optional but an expectation. PLEASE add an alarm to your iPad if you need one, but you need to check your email at the beginning and end of every school day - and more often, if possible.

Forgotten Items

There is a shelf in the office where you can pick up the things your parents bring to school. You will not be called to the office to pick us your forgotten items. This includes student responsibility items including PE shirts, iPads and food items. Students will not be called down to pick up these items. Your parents can email you when they deliver items. You are always welcome to stop by the office and look for your item between classes.

Lost & Found

LOST AND FOUND is located on the black rack, outside of the cafeteria. If you have lost something, be sure to check their first and in the office. All lost and found items are donated to Mission Mart or Goodwill on the Monday following the end of the quarter.

MJHS Club News

Adventure Club

Art Club

Chess Club

The MJHS Chess Club will have their first meeting tomorrow after school in the LMC. There is a slight time change, the meeting will only go until 4:00 due to the Homecoming Parade. If you are interested and can't stay the entire time you can still stop in to get all the information. See Mrs. Serrurier with any questions!

Cooking Club

Disc Golf

Harry Potter Club

Homework Club

Homework Club is starting up today. Homework Club will be open every Monday and Wednesday. It is a great place for students to stop in to do homework or get help with homework right after school from 3:05-4:00 in Mrs. Rabe’s Room.

Student Council

Writing Club

The writing club will meet after school on Mondays each week until 3:40 P.M. in Ms. Shore's classroom!

T3 Gaming

Intramural Bowling Club

Intramural Golf

Intramural Tennis

From the Sports Desk:

Sports News

*The cross country teams finished their regular season last night at the Limestone Invite earning a 1st place team finish in all 4 races with the girls open runners earning a perfect score of 15 points in their race.

The meet started with the girl's varsity race where Madi Greiner finished 2nd individually. Abe Martin took 1st place, followed closely by Isaiah Hartter finishing 2nd individually in the boys varsity race. In the girls open, Ellie Roth was the first Morton runner to cross the finish line earning 2nd place in the race and Charles Hawkins finished 1st individually in the boys open. It was a great finish to the regular season with several team and individual successes. Way to go runners!

*The Lady Potters split a pair of games last night against Bloomington Evans in the teams first road game of the season. The 7th grade team won 32 to 12 behind 10 points from Emerson Mitchell. The 8th grade game was a shoot out with both teams making several 3s. The Potters came up just short behind Lenay White's 6 points.



Cross Country

Dance Team

Girls Basketball

Boys Basketball


Scholastic Bowl



Track & Field


From the Music Desk:

From the Music Room


Limited Edition Jazz Choir

Winter Guard

Orchestra Junior Prelude