District Communications & Publications
- Superintendent Communications
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- The DISTRICT Newsletter
- Important Announcements
Presentations to the Board of Education and the wider community
A Learning Organization = A Healthy Community: Stakeholder Voice & Feedback
Engaging in productive dialogue with our stakeholders and gaining insight toward continuous improvement. (Presented to the Board of Education, July 2019)
Violence & Vandalism Annual Report
Annual and longitudinal data on violence and vandalism in the MSD and the district's HIB report card. (Presented to the Board of Education, June 2019)
MSD District Priorities & Strategies Update: S.E.L.
Progress toward implementation of social-emotional learning initiatives. (Presented to the Board of Education, February 2019).
Interoperability: The True Promise of Education
The MSD's innovative vision for personalized learning. (Presented at the NJ School Boards Association annual conference, October 2018)
2018-19 District Priorities & Strategies
The MSD's highest priorities for academic year 2018-19: Health, Wellness, and Safety; Learner Positioning System & Social-Emotional Competencies; and Equity & Inclusion. (Presented to the Board of Education, September 2018).
How the MSD is fulfilling our mission to be the district we were called to be--one that is "proud of our past, poised for the future." (Presented to the faculty and staff, September 2018)
Community Forum on Safety & Security
The MSD's multi-tiered initiatives to address safety and security. (Presented at a community-wide forum April, 2018)
Social Media & Student Wellness
Our commitment to student and community wellness and our strategies for establishing system-wide practices to maximize student support. (Presented to the Board of Education, January 2018)
Equity, Access, & Inclusion
Our comprehensive approach to establishing an equitable and inclusive environment to ensure each student feels a sense of belonging and success in our schools. (Presented to the Board of Education, December 2017)
2018 PARCC & Assessment Data
Contextualizing our student achievement data. (Presented to the Board of Education, August 2017)
Toward a "Learning Positioning System": Interoperability and the Promise of Data in Service of Learning
Article in NJASA by Mackey Pendergrast and Erica Hartman on supporting the "whole child" by leveraging a comprehensive picture of student learning. (February 2019)
Four Steps to Achieving Data Interoperability in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
White paper by Panorama Education featuring the Morris School District's approach to using data interoperability to better support students' needs
3-Part Mission of
MSD Communications & Community Relations:
Create and maintain a responsive system that supports open, two-way communications internally and externally to build collaboration, trust, and understanding among all district stakeholders.
Promote district excellence: broadcast the news, accomplishments, and initiatives of our students, teachers, and administrators in order to solidify pride in our schools, instill a sense of belonging to a cohesive community, and attract new families and top-quality employees.
Establish and reinforce an enduring district identity that resonates with our multiple constituent groups in order to clearly message our core values with impact.
contact the communications & community relations coordinator