Leading and Learning

A blog by Ms Boyce, Principal of Morris School.


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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