Today the MHS BLIND leaders along with some of their freshmen group members visited the students of Northside. The students read a story to the kids and then passed out candy canes and books. The Rotary Club of Morrison generously purchases a book for each child at Northside. Thank you Rotary for helping provide each student with a new book at Christmas time! 🎄📖🎁
Don't forget to catch the livestream of Fillies Basketball tonight. Fresh/Soph is in action now, and varsity will be in action in about 1 hour. www.nfhsnetwork.com
Girls Basketball sign up is currently underway for any 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th grade girl that is interested in playing. Please have your student sign up in either the Southside School office of the Junior High office.
MJHS is still in need of chaperones for our 1st Semester Lock-In on Dec. 20th from 10:00PM to 8:00AM. If any parents are able to help, please let us know.
Check out the excellent piece on high school Scholastic Bowl—including the Monday, Dec. 9 competition at Rock Falls HS—online at https://www.saukvalley.com/2019/12/09/quiz-time-local-students-test-their-knowledge-against-one-another-in-scholastic-bowl-competition/asuabhy/
The band/choir concert tonight will be streamed on the NFHS Network. Go to www.nfhsnetwork.com and search Morrison High School to find it. This is a FREE stream. Tell your family and friends.
Please remember to take the Illinois 5 Essentials Survey if you are a parent of a junior high student. Thank you!! https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/
There will be a jr. high wrestling open mat Tuesday after school until 4:45 in the upstairs wrestling room of the high school.
Just a reminder tonight's Girls Basketball Game will be at Savanna High School at 6:00 pm.
Due to a scheduling conflict Monday's Girls basketball game has changed. The game will be played at Savanna High School instead of at Mt. Carroll. Also the start time has been adjusted to a 6:00 pm F/S tip off with the varsity game to follow.
The Chromebooks that MCUD #6 had for sale are all sold out. Thank you to everyone who purchased one.
Attention Northside parents/guardians: We are about 2 months into our drop off/pick up changes and I want to thank everyone for their understanding and patience. This is a friendly reminder that Cherry St. is a loading and unloading zone only from 2:00 - 3:00 PM. Thank you!
Morrison Elementary PTO is still in need of bake sale items to be donated for the craft fair. You can drop off individually packaged items at the junior high Friday until 7:00 PM and Saturday between 6:00 AM and 9:00 AM. Thank you so much for your support!
MCUD #6 has surplus Chromebooks for sale. Cost for each one is $30. Please check Skyward or your email for more information on purchasing. They may be purchased at Morrison Junior High School.
Game time for the 6th Grade Boys Basketball Tournament on Monday, Dec 2nd at MJHS is approximately 5:00PM. If they win that game they will play again at 7:00PM.
T.C. Ottens earn's all tournament team honors at the Oregon Holiday Day Basketball Tournament. Great job T.C. keep up the hard work!!
The college prep math class took a break From intense algebra today to learn origami - which involves precise angles and folds. Keegan took the lead with Jonah assisting.
Just a friendly reminder that the junior high basketball game tonight at RiverBend will be the 8th grade playing first followed by 7th grade. Game starts at 4:00pm.
MHS is so proud of Hannah Stralow, a @CokeScholars Semifinalists from this region.She is one of just a handful selected from 93,000+ applicants! Learn more about the #CokeScholars Program $20,000 college scholarship & see a full list of Semifinalists at www.coca-colascholars.org
ATTN. WRESTLING PARENTS, there will be a parent's meeting for Jr. High and High School wrestling parents on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 6:15pm in the party room of BBP. Schedules, rules and season info. will be addressed.
Hard fought game today. Excellent season Stangs!
Titans hold on, 20-13.
3.2 seconds left. This is it
Dbl reverse pass to the 2!
MhS ball 48 yards away. 49 seconds remain.
Titans score on a 13 yard pass. 2pt try is no good. Still a 1 score game. 20-13 with 3:48 remaining.
Stangs turn it over. Need a stop!
Big goalline stop for the Defense! 6:38 to go.
Mustangs march down the field thru the air. Helms to Kennedy for the TD. PAT is blocked. 14-13Titans with 2:17 left in 3rd.
Titans regain the lead. 14-7 4:51 remaining in the 3rd.
Teams traded field position through 2nd qtr. 7-6 MHS at the half.
End of 1st. 7-6 MHS
Allen INT to the house! 7-6 Stangs. 2:18 left in 1st.
Titans draw first blood. 0-6 8:341st qtr
Saturday November 16th MHS football will be playing Annawan-Wethersfield at Wethersfield Memorial Stadium at 439 Willard St. in Kewane. The game time has been set for 1:00 pm with the gates opening at 11:00 am. Ticket prices have been set by the IHSA at $7.00 for all attending the game except babies that are carried. A-W is bringing in extra seating to accommodate a larger crowd.
The Class 1A quarterfinal playoff game between Morrison and Annawan-Wethersfield will be played on Saturday Nov.16th. Kick off at Wethersfield Memorial Stadium will be at 1:00 pm.
Congratulations to Koby Brackemeyer! He finished his High school cross country career today at the IHSA 1A Cross Country Championships!
Game. Mustangs 44-12. On to the quarterfinals!!!
End of the 3rd. 37-12 Mustangs.
Mustangs turn an Allen INT into another Wilkens TD to open 3rd qtr. 37-12 10:03 in 3rd.
No quit in K-H. 30-12 Mustangs. 3:30 left in 2nd qtr.
MHS starting to pull away! 30-6 with 5:51 left before halftime.
MHS 22-6 with 11:12 in the 2nd qtr.
Pleny of offense so far. MHS14-6. 6:53 1st qtr.
K-H answers. 7-6 Mustangs. 7:57 1st qtr.
Helms pass to Anderson for 65 yards! Kennedy PAT is good. 7-0 Mustangs.
If you can't be in attendance for the game today, you can watch and listen to the game at www.nfhsnetwork.com. The cost for 1-month of access is $10. Once there, search for Morrison High School. Tell all your long distance family and friends! Don't let anyone miss out!
The MCUSD 6 Caring Closet has its first drop box out and ready! If you'd like to donate but can't get your items to the school, drop them in the drop box at Morrison McDonalds! If you drop off items you will receive a coupon for a free small McDonalds menu item! A big thanks to McDonalds for this idea and for helping us out!
At 10:00AM this morning, MCUSD6 conducted a test of it's voice and text alert system. Parents and staff members with contact information in Skyward, should have received an alert. Those who did not receive a message should check their contact information in Skyward to be sure it's up to date. Please contact the District with any questions or issues.
Saturday November 9th at 1:00 pm Morrison will be hosting Kirkland Hiawatha in an IHSA second round playoff football game. Ticket prices for the game are set by the IHSA and are $6.00. The ticket booths will open at 11:30 am, while the gates will be opened at 12:00 pm.
Just a reminder that due to parent teacher conferences this afternoon and evening dismissal times for today are: NS 11:20; SS, JH, and HS at 11:30.
Reminder that the career fair will be held today from 3-7 at the HS. Feel free to drop by and visit with some local businesses.
Reminder to join us this afternoon for parent/teacher conferences from 1:00-7:00 pm. Open house format allows you to come and go on your time. All teachers will be located in the gym. The office will be able to print off your student's schedule if needed.
Southside Parents/Guardians, Morning Drop-off procedure reminder: We ask you to please pull into the parking lot and pull along the sidewalk that runs parallel with the playground at the Southside/Jr. High parking lot to drop off your student(s) at Southside. Please DO NOT drop them off on the road outside the parking lot, or amongst the parked cars in the first lane of the parking lot. There have been a few close calls already this year with students running in front of cars and almost getting hit. If you need to drop off at the road, please do so past the parking lot where students won’t enter the lot and go between cars. Our student’s safety is the most important part of this procedure. Thank you for your attention to this matter. Jeremy Keesee Southside Principal
Just a quick reminder that today’s dismissal times are: NS 12:55 and SS, MJHS, and MHS at 1:05.
MCUSD6 will be conducting a system wide test of its new alert system on Friday, November 8th at 10:00AM. Parents, staff members, and other system contacts should expect to receive a phone call and a text message from the District at that time (and a push notification if you have downloaded the new app). Please contact the District if you do not receive an alert.
Crossroads Church is once sponsoring their annual Thanksgiving Basket outreach. Every year they pack baskets containing everything needed to prepare a Thanksgiving dinner and deliver them to families in need in our community. Baskets are given on a first come, first served basis with limited availability and they try to get them into homes where they are needed most. This year they have several extra baskets available and would like to give them to any any families with pressing needs this holiday season? If you are in need please contact Melissa Banks by Monday, November 11th and she will coordinate delivery. Missy Banks, Crossroads Church firstname.lastname@example.org 563.212.6523
From MCUSD6 Food Service: We are switching up the menu for tomorrow and Wednesday (11/5 and 11/6). We are having Wednesday's Menu for tomorrow which is the Made Rite sandwich and the Tuesday pizza menu will be on Wednesday. We apologize for the inconvenience
Next weekend the Morrison Mustangs will host Kirkland-Hiawatha in a second round IHSA Football Playoff game. Kick off will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday November 9th.
Koby Brackemeyer qualified for State Cross Country meet today at Oregon. Congratulations Koby!💪💙🐎❤🥇
Information for tomorrow's football playoff game. The main ticket booth will open at 2:30 pm. Those buying tickets prior to the opening of the gates may proceed to the pass gate at the North end of the stadium for entry at 3:00 pm. Both ticket gates will open at 3:00 pm. ALL tickets are $5.00 and the price is set by they IHSA. The game will be broadcast on our NFHS network and by WLLT Radio 94.3 FM.
Attention Northside parents: Due to the forecast, Northside will not be having our costume parade tomorrow. Students can still bring their costumes and will still be celebrating Halloween in their classrooms, but there will be no parade.
Reminder- 5th-8th grade boys basketball pictures will be today after school. Please make sure you have your order forms turned in before they take pictures. All athletes will have their picture taken. You can order pictures after today but there will be a $5 late fee.
Just as a reminder Newman High School does not have a Girls Swim team this year. Therefore there is no meet tonight.
The video feed of Saturdays playoff football game will be streamed online at NFHSnetwork.com. Search for Morrison High School. You will need to create an account and purchase a subscription. The announcing will be done by MHS students. The broadcast will go live at 3:50.
Thank you to everyone for sharing and commenting on the Caring Closet post yesterday! If you are interested in donating, items can be dropped off at the high school during normal office hours. If you have a large donation that you would like picked up please call the school to schedule. Here is a picture of the donation list. Some things we are currently in need of are boys', girls' and men's jeans or athletic pants all sizes of school-age students. We will continue to post with any needed items and/or updates regarding new drop-off spots for items. Thank you again for supporting MCUSD 6 students!
The first round IHSA playoff game between Morrison & Cambridge Ridgewood Coop will be held on Saturday November 2nd. Kickoff in Morrison will be at 4:00 pm. Gates will open at 3:00 pm with tickets sales starting at 2:30 pm.
Congratulations to Koby Brackemeyer for qualifying for next Saturday’s Oregon Cross Country sectional.
The Morrison Mustangs will play Cambridge-Ridgewood Co-op in the first round of the IHSA football playoffs. At this time the official game time has not been set. Once the Date and Time have been finalized it will posted on the Morrison Website. Go Stangs!!
Reminder: Southside will be conducting dress up days next week for Red Ribbon Week. Monday Proud to be drug free WEAR RED, Tuesday Team up against Drugs WEAR YOUR FAVORITE TEAM APPAREL, Wednesday Too Bright for Drugs WEAR NEON COLORS OR SUNGLASSES, Thursday Say “Boo!” To Drugs WEAR A HALLOWEEN SHIRT OR ORANGE AND BLACK, and Friday Wake Up Drug Free WEAR PAJAMAS
What is Red Ribbon Week and why are we participating? National Family Partnership, or NFP, was established as a grassroots, nonprofit organization in 1980 by a handful of concerned and determined parents who were convinced they should begin to play a leadership role in drug prevention. Their mission is to lead and support our nation’s families and communities in nurturing the full potential of healthy, drug free youth. NFP sponsors the National Red Ribbon Campaign that we take part in. Red ribbons are a symbol of our commitment to raise awareness of the destruction caused by drugs in America. Here are the dress up days for Red Ribbon Week. Thursday Oct. 24th Grade level color day 6th Orange, 7th Green , 8th Blue Staff/Teachers Black and White Friday Oct. 25th Red, White and Blue ....Morrison PRIDE! Monday Oct. 28th Tie Dye day Tuesday Oct. 29th Hawaiian Day/ Luau Day Wednesday Oct. 30th Favorite Sports Team Day Thursday is Halloween - Dress up and "Scare Drugs Away"
Yesterday State Representative Tony McCombie stopped by to present six Southside Students with certificates for completing her “Reading Buzz” summer reading program. The students pictured with Rep. McCombie are: Kinlee Prins, Evelia Milnes, Gunner Nelson, Gianna Vance, Sophie Damhoff, and Ella Milnes
Attention Northside and Southside parents: Red Wheel fundraisers are due tomorrow. If you have not done so, please send them with your student tomorrow. Thank you!
Don't let this bad weather get you down. We will have Fresh/Soph football coverage of tonight's game against Rockridge on the NFHS Network. Go to www.nfhsnetwork.com and search Morrison High School to find our livestream. Kick-off is slated for 5:30pm.
Information regarding MHS Fall Senior Night has been emailed to senior honorees. Students and escorts with questions may contact Katie Rodriguez (email@example.com). Thank you!
Due to a last minute conflict with one of the teams schedule, tomorrows Morrison Girls Swim meet has been moved to 5:00 pm Thursday 10-17.
Career Fair Update- a temporary employment agency has been added to our career fair. Students looking for part time work might want to stop by their booth on November 7th from 3-7 pm at MHS.
7th/8th grade boys basketball begins October 15th. All students that have signed up have received all of the paperwork needed to participate. If you have any questions, please contact us.
Just a quick reminder that tomorrow is an early dismissal.
This Friday October 11th the Varsity football game will be played at Prophetstown High School football field.
Reminder- 5th/6th Grade Boys Basketball begins Monday, October 7th. Any student wishing to participate must have an up-to-date physical, blue waiver form completed, and participation fee paid.
THUSE will start a bit early tonight with Powder Puff semifinals at 5:30. Our normal THUSE program will start at 6:00 pm. It’s $2 at the gate, come join us for a night of fun for Homecoming 2019 “Where Dreams Come True”
Way to go Coach Oetting and the MHS football team! https://www.fridaynightdrive.com/2019/09/29/morrisons-speed-too-much-for-newman/a2vqx4l/#.XZDBZ6L0ZmE.facebook
Final score: Morrison 18 - Newman 6
Saturday's Football game versus Newman is on as scheduled with a 7:00 pm kick off. Tomorrow's Lorrin Fassett Golf Tournament start time has been adjusted to 10:00 am.
Please be advised, that all MCUSD 6 Schools have been placed on a soft lockdown at the request of the Morrison Police Department while they conduct a search for a possible suicidal subject. There is NO direct threat to the schools. This is just a precaution.
The Wooden Shoe returns to Morrison!! https://www.fridaynightdrive.com/lists/2019/09/21/da3a4fda238246389f72ff3c997f818a/index.xml?page=1
Congratulations to Coach Oetting and the Morrison Mustangs for bringing back the Wooden Shoe with a 24-0 over Fulton tonight!
The Morrison School District is proud to announce the launch of the MCUD #6 app. The app is available in both the Apple App Store and the Google Play store. The app will contain everything you need to know about the district. It will also be your link to all notifications from the district including school closings and school delays. The app can be downloaded to your phone by visiting the district website (on your phone) and scrolling to the bottom of the homepage and then clicking on your individual app provider.
Attention Junior and Senior Parents! The high school is hosting a FAFSA night next Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6:00. A representative from ISAC (Illinois Student Assistance Commission) will be presenting in the auditorium and then available to answer questions afterwards. The presentation will cover the basics of how to find, complete and send the FAFSA to any colleges your student wishes to attend. We would love to see everyone there.
Despite some errors, it’s always nice for our kids and community to get some publicity! https://www.kwqc.com/content/sports/Fulton--Morrison-Headline-This-Weeks-TV6-Spotlight-Game-560741911.html
MCUD #6 has the following coaching vacancies for the 2019-2020 school year: High School Varsity baseball High School F/S baseball Junior High wrestling Junior High girls basketball Interested applicants can apply online through the district website.
Don’t forget to register! https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fdocs.google.com%2Fforms%2Fd%2Fe%2F1FAIpQLSdWVL20htOhKPWO6aa8M7kC_WWspi6L9t640sQ0mORSn-xm6A%2Fviewform%3Fedit_requested%3Dtrue%26fbclid%3DIwAR1aE7jgVo3LQ7m1zgDKcQEf_2knHZ5ClJGbMA1deT2OCkcqtlXQHiEkC6Q%26usp%3Dembed_facebook&h=AT0EONM9hFaJa5HOMlpdVbZLXjkRDWq2Ywm1LBOeL5kz1rXk4x_N7koSBgfeV1nSAQKWMwU7P2ze1TpIjfCsxH_kjSxEwh8FaxzxAlxWmO9iK1Kq4hOm3KdZgxKGskKLvWc_7ZPXrgQL&s=1
Just a reminder that tomorrow (9/11/19) will be our first early release day of September. Students will be released at 1:05 (HS, JH, SS) and at 12:55 (NS). Lunch will be served.
Mustangs beat Sherrard 54-6!
End of the 3rd quarter Mustangs lead Sherrard 47-6!
Mustangs lead Sherrard 40-6 at halftime.