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Year End Reminders

posted Jun 4, 2014, 3:00 PM by morningside elementary   [ updated Jun 5, 2014, 12:15 PM ]

Year End Reminders

End of the year school BBQ

will be held on Wednesday, June 11th during your child’s lunch times listed below:

                                    First Lunch:                 

 1st and 2nd grade                      11:20

                                    Second Lunch:             

3rd and 4th grade                       11:55

                                    Third Lunch:                

5th grade                                 12:30

            Cost:  Adults $3.50   Siblings: $2.00    

Tickets will be for sale at the door                                                                           *Please consider parking in our bottom  lots or at Morningside Church, our top parking lot cannot be blocked due to buses entering and exiting for child pick up and drop off.

Last Day of School

The last day of school is Thursday June 12th…it will be a regular school day with kids attending class from 9:05 am – 3:20 pm

Arbor Day

posted Apr 4, 2014, 7:47 PM by morningside elementary

Celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees at Morningside Elementary School (SE Salem) this Saturday, April 5 with Friends of Trees!

Friends of Trees is holding a community tree planting event on Saturday, April 5th, at Morningside Elementary School and we're looking for volunteers to join us!  No experience necessary.  If you enjoy working with your hands outdoors, meeting new people, learning about trees, and partaking in tasty free breakfast snacks and beverages, then this event is for you!
  • WHEN:   this Saturday, April 5th, 8:45am -- 1:00pm
  • WHERE:  Morningside Elementary School, 3513 12th Street SE, Salem (map), look for our white Friends of Trees signs
  • WHAT:   We'll be focused on planting and mulching large neighborhood-sized trees on the school grounds in celebration of Arbor Day
  • WHAT TO WEAR:  We ask that everyone dress appropriately for the weather and wear sturdy close-toed shoes or boots
  • WHAT ELSE:  Friends of Trees will provide gloves, tools, and planting guidance, as well as breakfast refreshments and coffee / hot chocolate
  • GROUPS: If you’re planning to attend with a group of five or more individuals, please let us know you’re coming using our online form HERE.  Individuals or groups of less than 5 are welcome to simply show up – no RSVP needed!
Please join us to green the school property, increase Salem's urban canopy, and make a difference all in a few short hours!
Don't hesitate to be in touch with Jenny or Ian in our Volunteer & Outreach Program with any questions, (503) 595-0213.  We look forward to working with you soon!

March Newsletter!

posted Mar 14, 2014, 9:06 AM by morningside elementary

Here is the latest news in the March Newsletter.

Additional School Days

posted Mar 11, 2014, 7:57 AM by morningside elementary

Two days have been added back to the school calendar for 2013-14 for students, except for graduating seniors. The days were added by the interim superintendent to make up for days school was closed in February due to inclement weather.

Elementary School Students

June 11 and June 12, 2014, have been added to the school calendar for elementary

students. These are now regular school days. June 12 is the final day for elementary


Middle and High School Students

June 12 and June 13, 2014, have been added to the school calendar for secondary

students. These are now regular school days for all secondary students, except for

graduating seniors. June 13 is the final day for secondary students.

The updates are now added to amended district calendars. You can find the updated

calendars on the district website at If you have any questions

about these changes, contact our office.

Kindergarten Roundup starts March 20, 2014

posted Feb 4, 2014, 3:12 PM by morningside elementary

Kindergarten Roundup starts March 20, 2014

If you have a child that will be five years old on or before Sept. 10, 2014 then you are encouraged to get your child registered for kindergarten. All Salem-Keizer elementary schools will be holding all day registration on March 20 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. to allow for kindergarten-age children to register for the 2014-15 school year. If you cannot attend the March 20 registration, you may register your child at your neighborhood school anytime during regular school hours after March 31. If you are not sure which school is in your neighborhood area, you may call the boundary information line at 503-399-3246.

Please click the attached documents for full details.

February Newsletter!

posted Feb 4, 2014, 3:05 PM by morningside elementary   [ updated Feb 4, 2014, 3:06 PM ]

Catch up on the latest Morningside News!

Newsletter Jan 2014

posted Jan 10, 2014, 6:02 PM by morningside elementary

Welcome back to school! Read the Newsletter to see what is happening.

December Newsletter!

posted Dec 16, 2013, 8:36 PM by morningside elementary

Winter break is coming, and many school performances. Take a look at the Newsletter....

Sept Newsletter 2013

posted Aug 28, 2013, 11:27 AM by morningside elementary

School is almost back in Session. Read the September Newsletter for all the great details.

*Class List*

posted Aug 26, 2013, 8:47 PM by morningside elementary

Class List for the 2013-2014 school year will be posted on our front windows 
Friday  August 30 @ 4:00 pm!

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