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NEW Student Orientation – Monday, August 11, 2014

            7th Grade – 5pm to 7pm ** Presentation in auditorium at 5:15

            5th & 6th Grades – 6pm to 7pm ** Presentation in the cafeteria at 6pm

            NEW 8th graders to Morton may attend the 7th grade presentations

  • The remaining time will be “Open House” style with teachers available throughout the building. 

  • New students unable to attend will be provided assistance the first few days of school.

  • Cafeteria staff will be available to put money in student lunch accounts and answer questions.

  • Panther Pack staff will have registration information.

  • Students will be able to practice opening lockers.

  • Coaches will be available to answer questions about athletics.

  • Nurse will be available in her office throughout the evening.


                      Morton Magnet Middle School

                      School Supplies 2014-2015


                      Morton will supply the following to

                      ALL students on the first day of school:

                      Case It 3-Ring Zipper Binder

                      Student Planner

                      Tab Dividers


                      Parents are asked to provide the following for their student:

                      Loose leaf notebook paper

                      1 single subject spiral notebook for science


                      Pens – blue and black ink


                      Contact Us


                      Morton Magnet Middle School
                      4606 Terrace Drive
                      Omaha, Ne 68134 
                      Fax # 402-557-4709

                      Staff Email Links

                      Sports Announcements


                      • -->If you would like to purchase Morton apparel, check out our new My Locker Shop.

                        Seventh grade girls swim team places 2nd at city finals!

                      • The girls basketball team won the city championship!

                      The boys basketball team won the city championship!

                      In order for any student to participate in middle school athletics, the following are required:

                      1. 1.    Student Contract
                      2. 2.    Current Insurance Information
                      3. 3.    Current physical
                      4.    Activity Card

                      Forms are available in the main office.



                      Transitioning to 7th Grade? -
                      Is your student transitioning to 7th grade in the fall? Here is powerpoint presentation created by our 6th grade counselor to answer questions our 6th grade had. 
                      Physicals for 7th Grade -
                      Click here for more information on where to get your child's physical. 
                      From the Nurse -
                      When is my child too sick to go to school? Take a look at this document to find out. 
                      Parent Portal -
                      Would you like access to your child's grades? If so, please fill out the agreement and turn it in to the office. 
                      staff breakfast breakfast LLS ixl2 IXL Mrs. Best Becker and Smith Tree Class NJHS Holocaust survivor Rachel Rosenberg and students Holocaust survivor Rachel Rosenberg Holocaust survivor Rachel Rosenberg Madeline and Kelsey Show Choir Show Choir Show Choir Show Choir Show Choir Show Choir IXL Medal Winners! IXL Medal Winners! IXL Medal Winners! Show Choir Boys Basketball City Champs! student council officers PoetrySlam Shakespeare Workshop Shakespeare Workshop Shakespeare Workshop Shakespeare Workshop pop art created grade 5/6
                      staff breakfast

                      Provided by Student Council for Staff Appreciation Week


                      Provided by Student Council for Staff Appreciation Week


                      Check given to LLS from Morton!


                      Students receive an IXL t-shirt for their hard work in math.


                      Students receive an IXL t-shirt for their hard work in math.

                      Mrs. Best's Tree

                      3rd place in our pop tab collection

                      Becker and Smith Tree Class

                      Ms. Becker's tree was 1st place and Ms. Smith's tree was 2nd place.


                      NJHS collected 136 lbs of pop tabs for the RMH

                      Madeline and Kelsey

                      Virginia Frank Writing Contest Winners


                      Ryan wins second place at the poetry slam!

                      Shakespeare Workshop

                      Thinking Makes It So-- Students explored the basics of acting. Scenes from a play were used to establish characters.

                      Shakespeare Workshop

                      Words, Words, Words--text analysis and performance workshop. Students used scenes from a Shakespeare play to create modern-day "slangspeak" scenes. Characters and themes were consistent with the original text, but the final product included student ideas.

                      Shakespeare Workshop

                      I Bite My Thumb--introduction to stage combat. Students learned hand -to-hand combat moves with an emphasis on control, safety, and trust. Students choreographed a six phrase "fight." Honor students also memorized and performed (on the stage) selected acts from the play- Much Ado About Nothing.

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                      • To call Crime Stoppers anonymously dial: 402.444.STOP(7867)
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                      Non-Discrimination Statement

                      Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE  68131 (402-557-2001).


                      Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados.  La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE  68131 (402-557-2001).