Kindergarten Raising Readers Workshop

Kindergarten Raising Readers Workshop will be held December 15th in the cafeteria from 9:30 to 11:30.  During this time, you will have an opportunity to talk with teachers about early reading expectations and strategies.  You will join Mrs. Hanlin, the building reading specialist.  Refreshments will be served and the presentation …

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Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences are taking place at the following times: Morris: Thursday November 30th from 6-9pm Friday December 1st – all day Sign up for Morris conferences here: https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Morris_School_2 – Registration will begin for Morris at 7am Friday November 3rd LMMHS: Wednesday November 29th from 6-9PM Friday December 1st – …

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Morris School Student Art Publication Honor

Emma Lane’s Rousseau-style tiger and Mabel Joyce’s Impressionist polar bear were selected from school submissions nationwide to be on the cover of two different Davis Art Publications textbooks.  These two textbooks will each have an initial printing of 150,000 copies that will be distributed nationally. It is quite an honor …

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Basic Rights in Special Education

The next workshop on Basic Rights in Special Education will be held on September 26, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the LMMHS library. This workshop will be presented by the Massachusetts Federation for Children with Special Needs. Refreshments will be served and child care will be available. All those …

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Bus Routes

The 2017-2018 school year bus routes have been posted under the Family & Community menu   You may also click here: 2017-2018 Bus Routes

Welcome Back

Greetings to all Morris families as we start a new school year! I hope this letter finds you well rested and enjoying your summer. The Morris staff and I look forward to seeing all of our new and returning students on Thursday, August 31st, the first day of school. This …

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Welcome Back

Greetings to all Morris families as we start a new school year! I hope this letter finds you well rested and enjoying your summer.  The Morris staff and I look forward to seeing all of our new and returning students on Thursday, August 31st, the first day of school.  This …

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MCAS 2.0: What Parents Need to Know

On March 30, I hosted a parent information night regarding MCAS 2.0 and the changes to standardized testing in Massachusetts.  For those who were unable to attend, you will find the PowerPoint from the evening posted here as well as the Commissioner’s memo to parents and the community regarding 2017 …

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Literacy is Fun at Morris!

Throughout the month of March, students and staff are participating in fun literacy events.  On March 3rd the students watched an incredible literacy-themed performance by Robert Rivest who is a professional mime and performance artist.  On March 10 students came to Morris dressed as their favorite storybook character.  On March …

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Preschool Screening!

It’s time for the annual Pre-School Open House and Screening! Open House All parents of three and four year-olds are encouraged to attend an Open House on March 7, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Morris Elementary School. The meeting will provide an opportunity for parents to meet the screening team and to sign …

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Immigration Workshop

An immigration workshop will be held on January 12 at 5:30 at Berkshire Community College. This workshop is for Berkshire immigrants who want to understand more about their rights now and under a new President. See attached flier. Immigration Workshop Flier  

National Blue Ribbon School Celebration!!!

Earlier this month, Mr. Lee, Ms. Kennedy, and I traveled to Washington D.C. to receive the National Blue Ribbon School award.  We attended a two-day conference and ceremony with all the other winners from around the country.  It was very professionally rewarding to spend a few days with educators representing …

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2016 National Blue Ribbon School!!!

Morris Elementary School is proud to be named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School!  Back in January, I received notice that we were nominated by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to receive this award.  By March, I had submitted a lengthy application on behalf of our …

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Strategic Plan Survey Results

The 2015-2016 Strategic Plan Survey results are now available. These surveys were created during the Spring of 2016 by subcommittees of the Lenox School Committee. Their purpose is to gauge constituent perceptions and measure progress towards goals identified in the Lenox Public Schools 2015-2020 Strategic Plan. Four different surveys were …

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Strategic Planning Surveys

Welcome to the 2016 Strategic Planning Survey for the Lenox Public Schools. These surveys have been created to assess our district’s annual progress towards goals identified in the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan. Separate surveys have been created for different groups of people in our school community. Students, Parents, Staff, and Community …

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SNAP Food Assistance for Families

Are you or someone you know having a hard time putting healthy food on the table? SNAP (also known as Food Stamps) helps you stretch your food budget and keep your family healthy. Calling Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline is a simple and confidential way to find out if you qualify …

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Free Webinar: Secondary Transitions for Students with Disabilities

The Arc of Massachusetts and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education are collaborating to present a free webinar on Secondary Transition for families next Wednesday, April 13, 2016, from 12 – 1 PM. The webinar will be recorded and archived on the ArcMass website. Registration: https://arcmass.webex.com/mw3000/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=arcmass Webinar Information: Topic:   …

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A New Website

Greetings from the Lenox Public Schools! My name is Timothy Lee. I have worked in the Lenox schools since 2008, six years as principal of Morris Elementary and a year and a half as district superintendent. I’d like to welcome you to our recently re-built website. Much of the content …

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Morris Preschool: New Hours and Screening

The Lenox Public School District is excited to announce that beginning in the 2016-17 school year, the Morris Integrated Preschool will run five full days, from 8:30-2:30. This is a developmentally appropriate, NAEYC accredited pre-school program providing social and early academic experiences for all children. We offer preschool screening for …

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