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School Supply List

Primary Grades (Kindergarten, First, and Second) ¨       1-Backpack ¨       1- Box Tissue ¨       1- Pencil Box (plain and plastic) ¨       24- Pencils ¨       2- Pink Pearl Erasers ¨       2- Boxes Crayons ¨       1- Package Markers ¨       1-1” White Binder (Kinder Only) ¨       1- Package baby wipes (Kinder Only) *No Pencil Sharpeners *Headphones are provided– If [...]

2018-08-20T13:00:31-07:00June 25th, 2018|


Here are some tips for preventing summer slide in Reading. To prevent summer slide in math, please have students use i-Ready math for 45 minutes each week. See our Curriculum Corner page for log-in directions.  

2018-08-20T14:02:07-07:00June 22nd, 2018|

Morningside Work Day!!

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to support the Morningside Community Work Day. Everyone worked so hard and we were able to transform the front of our school. If you were not able to attend, we missed you, but please take time to look at the changes we made.  BEFORE PICTURES AFTER [...]

2018-08-20T11:12:08-07:00May 14th, 2018|

Math Achievement Disco Party

We are so proud of our students and the growth they have made this year in math. As a reward for our achievement, Curriculum and Associates (the publisher of our curriculum) awarded all students and staff with a pizza party. And what's a pizza party without some disco lights, music, and of course SPIRIT!!

2018-08-20T14:10:28-07:00May 10th, 2018|

ODE Parent Survey

Please use the link below to complete a parent survey from Oregon Department of Education. It is a short survey and should only take a couple of minutes.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ESSAParentSurvey

2018-08-20T11:05:44-07:00April 30th, 2018|

Congratulations to Paul Kaplan

Paul Kaplan, our daytime custodian, was nominated and received the Golden Broom award. We are so proud of Paul and the amazing work he does at Morningside. He is always willing to jump in and lend a hand and keeps our school clean and running like clockwork.  Thank you for all you do Paul!

2018-08-20T10:59:46-07:00April 12th, 2018|

Harvest Carnival

Thank you to our PTC for putting on an AMAZING event and to our families for coming out to support Morningside. We also want to thank our sponsors, volunteers, and those who donated time and items for our Carnival. Special thanks to the Salem Fire Department for bringing out an Engine to support our event.

2018-08-20T11:04:04-07:00November 6th, 2017|


“We know that students who attend school regularly have more opportunity to learn, so tracking chronic absenteeism is critical,” Acting Deputy Superintendent Colt Gill said. “There is a direct link between high instances of chronic absenteeism and low graduation rates; this is why chronic absenteeism is one of our school accountability measures in our Oregon [...]

2018-08-20T10:35:47-07:00October 19th, 2017|
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