We have received word that all mask mandates from Governor Justice and the WVDE have now been lifted. Staff and students are no longer required to wear masks for any reason. Staff and students may wear a mask if they choose to do so, but no one is required to wear one at this time. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we have navigated the pandemic together.
Football and cheer camp
Virtual students and students absent on May 28: Report cards and/or student belongings are available for pick up in the main office. The office is open through June 11, 8:00-2:30.
Morgan County Parks and Recreation Summer Soccer Clinics WHAT: Clinics to help players improve the foundational skills of coordination, ball mastery, passing, receiving, and shooting. Multiple coaches and high school players will be present in order to increase individual instruction. WHERE: All clinic sessions will be held at the soccer fields on 522 across from the little league baseball fields. WHAT TO BRING: Players should wear shin guards, soccer cleats, and sunscreen. They should also bring plenty of water or a sports drink. WHO & WHEN: 7-9 year olds: 06/23 – Ball Mastery (9:00am-10:30am) 06/30 – Finishing (9:00am-10:30am) 07/07 – Ball Mastery (5:00pm-6:30pm) 07/14 – Finishing (5:00pm-6:30pm) 10-13 year olds: 06/22 & 06/24 – Ball Mastery (9:00am-11:00am) 06/29 & 07/01 – Finishing (9:00am-11:00am) 07/06 & 07/08 – Ball Mastery (4:30pm-6:30pm) 07/13 & 07/15 – Finishing (4:30pm-6:30pm) REGISTRATION: Go to: https://tshq.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=1261667 Registration opens 05/29 and closes 06/13. Each date or set of two dates must be registered for individually. There are limited spots so registration is on a first come first serve basis. COST: Donations are welcomed and will be accepted during the clinics. All donations will be given to BSHS Soccer (Boys and Girls teams). If you have any questions please contact Michael Powell, (304)923-3650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a reminder that Morgan County Schools are still accepting applications for the Morgan County Virtual Academy for school year 2021-22. The application deadline is June 1. Visit our website at www.morganschools.net to learn more. Thank you!
Snow Day Survey We need your input! Please review the link below for information concerning snow day practices for next year. https://forms.office.com/r/7waeEJQSsM
Virtual students: Returns for virtual students will be at Widmyer on May 26, 12-2 pm and May 27, 9 am - 1 pm. Please make sure you bring your child's iPad, case, charger, and cord(s) to school. Any missing or damaged items will result in a charge based on the agreement that you signed prior to your child receiving his or her device: $300 for device, $30 for case, $10 for cord, $10 for charging block.
End of year device return: As we approach the end of the school year, we will be collecting student iPads. Starting Monday, May 24, teachers will keep student iPads at school. Please make sure you send your child's iPad, case, charger, and cord(s) to school. Any missing or damaged items will result in a charge based on the agreement that you signed prior to your child receiving his or her device: $300 for device, $30 for case, $10 for cord, $10 for charging block.
Morgan County Schools are now accepting applications for the Morgan County Virtual Academy for school year 2021-22. Applications are due by June 1. Visit https://www.morganschools.net/page/virtual-academy to learn more.
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Kids to Parks Day--Kids Fishing Derby
Thank you to ALL of Widmyer Elementary School teachers for all that you do. Your hard work doesn’t go unnoticed. You’re appreciated!
Don't forget, Widmyer's book fair continues this week. Your child had a chance to preview and make a wish list. You can also shop in person on Thursday, 4-6 pm, if that is more convenient. Research shows that reading with your child just a few minutes a day, improves grades, vocabulary, and overall performance. Plus, it's a great way to spend time together!
Join Us for a Fun Evening of Extreme Science Magic! Friday, May 7th @ 7:30 p.m. Master magician David Hagerman will perform his science-based magical wizardry at 7:30 pm on Friday May 7th via a virtual live streaming feed on Zoom. Known as one of the world’s most secretive magicians, Hagerman has previously performed to full houses at the Ice House as part of the Morgan Arts Council’s (MAC) “Adopt-a-School” program. Entertaining for both young and old, the show is a full-fledged science show that incorporates magical elements. It’s free! Zoom link at: www.macicehouse.org Just the facts: Hagerman’s Extreme Science Friday, May 7th at 7:30 Zoom link: www.macicehouse.org Fun for the whole family!
Help support your child's love for reading! Visit our book fair.
Due to internet issues, we were unable to host the Hagerman Extreme Science assembly last week. It has been rescheduled for tomorrow, May 4, 2021 at 12:30. Below is the link. This program is presented by the Morgan Arts Council with financial assistance from: WV Department of Arts, Culture & History; National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts; Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation; The Tom and Virginia Sealy Foundation; hotel/motel tax; and generous individuals and foundations. Thanks also to Morgan County Schools, principals and teachers for all you do! David Hagerman is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Extreme Science - Widmyer Elementary - 12:30 Start Time: May 4, 2021 12:15 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81662098614?pwd=eEEyazVFMlE3a1IwTlM5NjBkVjNXQT09 Meeting ID: 816 6209 8614 Passcode: 025431 One tap mobile +13017158592,,81662098614# US (Washington DC) +13126266799,,81662098614# US (Chicago)
We are conducting a parent survey on school climate and culture and would appreciate your feedback. The online parent survey will be available through May 21, 2021. You may complete the survey from any computer with an internet connection. You are asked to complete an online survey about school climate—the learning and teaching/working conditions—to help guide school improvement efforts. We value your feedback. The results of this survey will be used to make changes in your child's school to ensure a supportive environment for teaching and learning. Parent participation in the survey is very important. If you have questions about the survey or have problems completing the survey, please contact your child's school. When you log onto the survey you will see explanatory information about the survey and the important information below as to your rights as a survey participant: Your participation is voluntary. You may choose not to participate; not to answer any questions you do not want to answer; and you may stop participating at any time during the survey without penalty. Your responses will be anonymous and confidential. Access the Survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/wvslesPA21 Enter this code to start the survey: P058207
We are excited to share out that the Morgan Arts Council is sponsoring the Hagerman Extreme Science virtual assembly tomorrow. This program is presented by the Morgan Arts Council with financial assistance from: WV Department of Arts, Culture & History; National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts; Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation; The Tom and Virginia Sealy Foundation; hotel/motel tax; and generous individuals and foundations. Thanks also to Morgan County Schools, principals and teachers for all you do! For our virtual students, here is the Zoom information if you would like to join us at 12:30 pm on April 29: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83706911896?pwd=eUFwcE9VaWRCTXJuaE9GcmxqM2JmQT09 Meeting ID: 837 0691 1896 Passcode: 852217 One tap mobile +16465588656,,83706911896# US (New York) +13017158592,,83706911896# US (Washington DC)
As a reminder, yearbook orders are due this week. The cost is $16 per yearbook. You can order online (info in a previous post) or by returning the form to school this week.
We’re thrilled to announce Morgan County Schools’ new app! It’s everything MCS, in your pocket. Download the app on Android: https://bit.ly/2ZdL3iN or iPhone: https://apple.co/3aaKnkz. This app will be replacing our previous app. Please download the new app to keep current with all of Morgan County Schools.