Morris has a new Technology Lab! The Morris students have been learning all about technology. They have mastered logging on and off computers and have learned a lot of technology vocabulary. They have been working with laptops and I Pads. We have been integrating classroom curriculum into the technology lab. By doing this allows all … Read more »
The 3rd graders at Morris Elementary are excited to begin learning multiplication. This is always a fun unit to start with as 3rd graders enjoy learning it. We will be focusing on how multiplication is related to addition and introducing basic facts covering 0 to 12. In reading we are learning about point of view. … Read more »
Morris Elementary 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students focus on being fit!! The Physical Education Department places emphasizes on the importance of physical fitness and the consequences of not being physically fit. Many children in today’s society are participating less and less in physical activities. This is a reason for concern. At James B. Morris, it … Read more »
Morris Elementary students and families enjoyed Literacy Nights throughout the summer. The nights included a hot air balloon, a race car, carnival, fishing, Zoo visit, and Iowa Wildlife visit. Each night also gave the students an opportunity to get a book for summer reading. Aleen Leiva-Miron and Joshua Soto-Gonzalez joined in a juggling demonstration.
This summer a van filled with books may be in your neighborhood. The Literacy program at Morris is bringing summer reading to students at several locations. On June 25th, July 2nd, July 9th, July 16th, and July 23rd one of the two bookmobiles will be at the following places: 2525 County Line Rd-Park Area 9:00AM 200 … Read more »
Sherry Amos, the principal of McKinely Elementary School, will be our new principal at Morris starting July 1. Principal Martin has accepted a new position outside of DMPS. To read more about Ms. Amos, click the above headline.
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