Leading and Learning

A blog by Mr Bachli, Principal of Morris School.


North Atlantic Right Whale “Delilah” Visits Morris School!

Students at Morris School were treated with a visit from “Delilah” a 50 foot, inflatable North Atlantic Right Whale from the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, Cape Cod. Morris students have been studying in the Technology Lab with Mrs. Jezak, our Instructional Technology Specialist, the plight of the North …

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School Safety

It is disheartening that our staff has to be worried how we are going to keep our students safe while they are in school. This is something that I would not have ever thought I would have to be dealing with at the start of my career in education. With …

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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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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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