Sherry Amos to be New Morris Principal

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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Pennies for Patients

James B. Morris Elementary students, families, and staff, participated in raising money for the Pennies for Patients Program through the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society from April 1st-19th.  Throughout this time, students and staff brought money to put in …

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Books! Books! Books!

  Morris students always enjoy the Scholastic Book Fair during conferences.  A variety of books for all ages are available for purchase.

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News from the Guidance Counselors

Morris Elementary counselors, Ms. Robinson and Mrs. Good, utilized role playing, books, videos, songs, games and worksheets to lead lessons during classroom guidance as they finish a unit on “Bullying.” The lessons throughout this unit have focused on …

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Read with the Cat

“Grab your Hat and Read with the Cat,” is the new reading challenge Morris Elementary will begin this week in honor of Dr. Seuss!  Students are asked to read a certain amount of minutes each day while also recording …

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5th Graders Attend an Iowa Energy Game

This week our 5th graders went on a field trip!  The Iowa Energy basketball team had a special “Education Day”, so Morris showed up along with hundreds of students from many other schools.  There was an emphasis on being …

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Students Take I-ELDA Tests

This week has been a great one at Morris Elementary! Almost 100 students–our English Language Learning 3rd through 5th graders, to be exact–worked hard through their yearly English examinations (the I-ELDA), and teachers and parents alike are extremely proud of their …

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Fourth Grade Activities

Fourth Graders have been working hard in all subject areas! We are starting new units in Reading and Writing. Students will be determining the main idea and the details to support the main idea, as well as, determine …

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