MOREY ONLINE AUCTION, APRIL 14-28
DONATIONS ARE STILL NEEDED FOR MOREY’S ONLINE AUCTION!! The auction is the main fundraiser of the year and money raised benefits the entire Morey community by supporting the cost of Intersessions, helping fund the community/family liaison position, and giving money directly to Morey teachers through mini grants for student projects and programs. PLEASE help by soliciting your favorite restaurants and businesses or donate something on your own. Visit www.BiddingForGood.com/moreymiddleschool to see what has been donated already and upload your donations directly on the site. Or, you may drop off donations to the Morey main office and the auction committee will put them on the BiddingForGood site for you. If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Reich at
. Many thanks for your support!
DESTINATION IMAGINATION NEWS
Four Morey teams competed in the Destination Imagination Regional Tournament on March 1, and two qualified for the DI State Championship on April 12.
Infinity Divided by Zero placed first in the scientific challenge and won a coveted Renaissance Award. The team includes 8th graders: Cameryn Guenther, Zachary Robertson, Cooper Bedin, and Isabel Levine-Clark.
Challenge Accepted placed first in the Technical challenge. The team includes 6th graders: Michael Crum, John Greenman, Austin Feniak, Ceylin Sahin, Ryan Graef, and Naina Miranda.
Also, two first year teams successfully completed their challenges. The Vorpal Blades conquered the Improv challenge: Jeremy Schrieber, Luc Cornier, Ana Fiz, Saskia Dimberg, and Aurelia Tittman. RaDIactive got 4th in the Scientific challenge: Emily Hull, Zoe Kresek, Clair Brennan, Martina Ramos Toro, and Nell DiPasquantonio.
New Morey teams will form in the fall. For more information about Destination Imagination check out www.idodi.org and www.extremecreativity.org or contact Morey parent Michelle Miller at
MOREY TREE PLANTING & FREE TREES, APRIL 19TH
The National Wildlife Foundation Trees for Wildlife Program has granted 100 trees to Morey Middle School to plant and give away as part of an effort to help young people learn about the importance of trees and how to plant and take care of trees for the future. On Saturday, April 19th, Morey families and the surrounding community are invited to come to Morey and receive a free tree. Morey students will be engaging in science-based programming that aims to educate and prepare a generation of environmental stewards, expand the world inventory of trees and protect and improve natural resources.
If you would like to volunteer to help with the NWF Trees for Wildlife program at Morey, contact
. Or, come to Morey on April 19th to pick up your free tree (time TBD)!
FREE INTERNET SERVICE OPPORTUNITY
Comcast is encouraging families who qualify for their Internet Essentials program and are not currently customers to apply by March 18th to receive six months of complimentary Internet service. Eligible families must qualify for the free or reduced school lunch program or attend a school with a population of 70% or more who qualify for free or reduced lunch. To apply, families simply need to call 1-855-846-8376 or visit www.InternetEssentials.com .For Spanish, they may call 1-855-765-6995 or visit www.InternetBasico.com .