Sussex Avenue HSA Week
May 20 - May 24
Monday is an "A" day.

A note from our Co-Presidents
We'd like to say a huge THANK YOU to Lauren Hassan and her volunteers for running another great Color Run!! The weather held out for us and the kids (and volunteers!) had an absolute blast! We will continue to take donations through this week for those who didn't have a chance to send theirs in yet. The HSA funds programs for every grade in the school and we thank everyone for helping us to make that happen.

We have another great week ahead of us! The 4th and 5th grade Chorus Concert will be Monday at 10am. Monday night the 5th graders and their parents are invited to an Open House at FMS. Tuesday night will be an HSA Open House at 6:30 - Come find out what we have planned for the rest of the year! The Superintendent's presentation will follow immediately after at 7pm. And lastly, don't forget to show your show your school pride this Friday on Spirit Day.


Have a good week!

Kathleen Kalaher Humbert and Kristin Deleppo
Upcoming Events:

  • May 20- 4th & 5th Chorus Concert 10 am
  • May 20 - FMS Showcase for 5th Graders 6:30 @ FMS
  • May 21- HSA meeting with Superintendent 7:00pm
  • May 27-no school, Memorial Day
  • May 30- Incoming 3rd Grade Parent Orientation
  • June 7- Field Day
  • June 11- 5th Grade Extravaganza
  • June 19 - 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony
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Thanks to all the volunteers who made this year's Color Run a success and a special thank you to Lauren Hassan for organizing everything. The kids had a great time!

We will still be accepting donations in the main office this week!


Field Day is June 7. Sign-up below if you can volunteer at this fun, all-day event!

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Incoming FMS 6th Graders--see attached regarding a showcase night on May 20th.


Please join Superintendent Mackey Pendergrast for a discussion about district communications. Topics will include: 

WHERE ARE WE NOW? Superintendent presentation on recent communications improvements and goals moving forward

WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR YOUR CHILD(REN)?  
Discussion about what matters most to parents about their children's experience in the MSD 

HOW ARE WE DOING? Feedback from parents on district communications practices and sources of information

WHAT ELSE IS ON YOUR MIND? Other questions parents would like to address to the superintendent

Por favor, únase al superintendente Mackey Pendergrast para conversar sobre las comunicaciones del distrito. Se ofrece tradución. Los temas incluirán: 

¿ DÓNDE ESTAMOS HOYEN DIA? Presentación del superintendente sobre mejoras recientes en las comunicaciones y metas para el futuro 

¿ QUÉ QUIERE PARA SU HIJO(A)? CONVERSACIÓN sobre qué es lo más importante para los padres sobre la experiencia de sus hijos(as) en el MSD. 

¿ CÓMO LO ESTAMOS HACIENDO? Comentarios de los padres sobre las prácticas de comunicación del distrito y las fuentes de información 

¿ QUÉ MÁS ESTÁ EN SU MENTE? Otras preguntas que a los padres les gustaría hacerle al superintendente Lo invitamos a asistir a cualquiera de los siguientes Foros de Comentarios de Padres, organizados en los HSA en todo el distrito:





Teacher Tributes

Celebrate those in the Morris School District that make a difference in your child's life!



Senior Signs
The Morris Educational Foundation is proud to offer its Senior Signs Program for families of graduating FMS students. Honor your graduate with a sign celebrating this hard-earned and significant milestone! 

Your sign will be delivered to your home the weekend of June 8. All orders and payments are due by FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019.