The following classes had perfect attendance the week of September 10-13! Jessica Hasting's first block, Lana Hensley's 4th grade, Tammy Trent's first block, and Skylar Adams' first grade. Great job students!
Congratulations to Mrs. Cristi Altum, 2nd grade teacher at Coalfield School AND Mrs. Amy Jones 5th grade teacher at Sunbright School on receiving the Coordinated School Health Mini Grant for flexible seating. Both teachers will be able to purchase alternative seating for the students in their classroom such as exercise balls, wobble chairs, standing desks, etc.
Director of Schools Ronnie Wilson would like to announce the Morgan County Schools Pre-K – 5 Teacher of the Month for August, 2018. Margie Branstetter from Petros Joyner makes learning fun for her little ones in Pre-K. She uses a lot of song and movement to engage her students in learning.
Tim Hines teaches Grades 6-8 at Coalfield. Mr. Hines has done a great job with his Project Based Learning class. He has brought in several guest speakers and exposed the children to many new concepts while still supporting the standards in other classrooms.
Wartburg Central High School teacher Glenda Scott serves as a major organizer of cancer awareness and fundraising in the community. She serves as a substitute administrator and helps with the discipline program. She also holds key roles with the Safety and Emergency Response Team at WCHS.
Oakdale School will host our annual Veterans Day Program on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Fred Snow Gym featuring music from the elementary music classes, led by Mr. Jeffrey Johnson, the music teacher. The program will feature students from 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades and will include several patriotic songs, as well as songs directly thanking veterans for their service. All veterans and members of the armed services are invited to attend. Following the program, a special brunch will be held in the Family and Consumer Science classroom (Room 404) in honor of all guests.
Morgan County Schools and the Wartburg Community is deeply saddened by the loss of Corey Keathley. Mr. Keathley was an assistant football coach at Wartburg Central High School. Coach Keathley was dedicated to all the players he coached throughout the years. He will be greatly missed. We extend heartfelt sympathy to his family, friends and football team.
Parents of Prek, Kindergarten, and 7th grade students who have not completed updated required immunizations or physicals have until Friday, August 31st to submit documentation to the school nurse. Beginning Tuesday, September 4th, students without updated proof of immunizations or physicals will be sent home with an unexcused absence.