Each month departments select a student in recognition of their effort, accomplishments, contributing attitude and the impact they make in the classroom. Congratulations to the Novemberr Students of the Month. See who they are....
Senior Parents -
Planning is now underway for the 2014 ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE graduation party to be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Our next meeting has been moved (Dec. 9th meeting canceled due to weather) to Monday, December 16th at 7:00 in the LGIC room at Mark Morris – right by the cafeteria. See letter Also see more info on the graduation party
Mark Morris Hall of Fame - December 20th
Sara (Peterson) Cameron , class of '04 (Swimming), Mike Petersen, class of '86, (Basketball) Bill Dunlap, class of '78,(Basketball) Coach John Sapinsky (Volleyball, Football, Track) and the members of the 1985 State Championship Basketball team are this year's inductees into the Mark Morris High School Athletic Hall of Fame. See bios of each....
There will be a formal induction ceremony held for this year's Hall of Fame inductees at halftime of the Mark Morris Kelso Boys' Basketball game on Friday December 20th. After the game a reception will be held in the Mark Morris LGIC.
Any members of the 1985 team are encouraged to contact the Mark Morris Athletic Office at 360.575-7669.
Seniors...need help applying for federal financial aid?
Need help applying for federal financial aid? We’re here for you! On Wednesday 1/15 and Thursday 1/23, the RAL and MM Career Centers are partnering with the LCC Educational Talent Search Program to provide a hands-on FAFSA event. We will meet in Room C-5 and the C-Lab at Mark Morris at 6:00 pm. All seniors and their parents are invited to attend. See details
Students of the Month - October
Each month departments select a student in recognition of their effort, accomplishments, contributing attitude and the impact they make in the classroom. Congratulations to the OCtober Students of the Month. See who they are....
Thank you Veterans
Monday, November 11th is Veterans Day which is a school holiday. We celebrated Veterans Day last week and the showed a slide show honoring our Veterans. .See show...
Band members visit Northlake
Some members of the band provided patriotic music for Northlake's flag raising ceremony on Friday, November 8th. After the ceremony, Director Regan Huffman had members move to different areas in front of Northlake so the elementary students could meet some of the band members and learn a little bit about their instruments. See some pictures....
The winter sports season has started. There are over 200 events you can see Monarchs in action. See the schedule and support the Monarchs!
Congratulations to Musicians...
Shelby Stanwood, (All NW Jazz), Natalie Kielwitz (All State choir), Sarah Hutton (All-NW Jazz), Maya Jones (All NW Jazz), Tristan Simons (All NW Mens), Aaron Brumbaugh (All NW Jazz), Konner Swanstrom (All NW Jazz)
Congratulations to the following for making it into the ACDA All-Northwest Choirs. They were selected by audition from among the applicants from 6 states. They will be rehearsing and performing at the Northwest American Choral Directors Association Conference in Seattle March 12-15.
Twenty singers were selected from six northwestern states for the All-NW Jazz Choir. Five of the twenty are from Mr. Mitchell's jazz choir!
All-NW Men’s Ensemble
All-NW Jazz Choir (Top 20 singers from 6 states)
All-State High School Symphonic Choir.
Congratulations to Nathalie Keilwitz, who was selected to be a member of the 2014 WMEA All-State High School Symphonic Choir. She was selected by audition and will be rehearsing and performing in Yakima over presidents day weekend in February.
Congratulations to senior Victoria Campbell, daughter of James and Marti Campbell, who was recently notified she is a Commended Student in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. She scored in the top 5% of 1.5 million students who took the PSAT test last year.
This is an "All in the Family" honor as her brother Matthew (2011) was a National Commended Scholar. Victoria is in the process of deciding where she will be going to college next year. Her academic resume shows a long list of honors and awards. In addition to her involvement at school she already has 475 hours of service to our community. Congratulations Victoria!
Get those resumes in...
Seniors should submit their academic resumes to the Guidance Office now. They are used when considering awards, scholarships and for other recognition. These items come up throughout the year and unless we have your resume it is pretty difficult to recommend you. See Mrs. Teeters in the Guidance Office or Mrs. Smith in the Career Center for more info.
Monarchs are 9th out of 63 AA Schools
The Scholastic Cup is the WIAA’s most prestigious annual school award. The year-long competition is designed to determine the top school in each of the six WIAA classifications. The award recognizes the top interscholastic programs that display excellence in academics, sportsmanship and athletic performances throughout the school year. See how we did this....
What do we do when the weather or other emergency impacts out school day?
Our school hours and other emergency info can be found on the Longview School District website. You will find info about bus snow routes and hours of school operations.
In addition to local radio stations announcing weather delays, you would like to get notices sent to your my email. Sign up for a free service called "Flash Alert". Please note: you must subscribe and keep your contact information updated; some spam filters block these messages; you can get messages pushed to your smart phone or tablet with the FlashAlert Messenger App. Info is on the FlashAlert signup site.
Information will be posted before 6 a.m.
Parents play a big role in Mark Morris's success
We couldn't’ do it without you! Parents are one of our most valuable assets as a school community. Through your volunteer work you touch the lives of every child at Mark Morris. There are many opportunities to get involved and we encourage you to find your niche.
Some of the different service areas for adults here at M.M. are as follows:
- Volunteer at the reception desk.
- Volunteer as a dance chaperone.
- Volunteer to prepare and repair books in our library.
- Volunteer to tutor students after school in the Career Center.
- Volunteer to serve on a committee.
- Help with the Senior Party, the Senior Breakfast, or with Student Recognition.
- Join the Booster Club (At M.M. the Booster Clubs supports both academic and athletic endeavors.)
“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” -Jane D. Hull