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Calendar of Events

 Red Ribbon Week  Oct. 24-28
 Dress for Success  Oct. 27
 7th Grade AVID to UNO  Nov. 1
 AVID Parent Workshop 5:00 - 5:30  Nov. 3
 Panther Pack Parent Night 5:30-6:30  Nov. 3
 Select AVID students to First National Bank  Nov. 10
For the athletic schedule, click on calendars.

bell schedule



Morning Bells –
7:10 a.m. and 7:33 a.m.

PRIDE a.m. 7:40 – 7:55

1/2 BLOCK 7:59 – 9:29

3/4 BLOCK 9:33 – 11:03

5/6 BLOCK 11:07 – 1:12

Lunch 1 – 11:15 – 11:45
Lunch 2 – 11:55 – 12:25

Lunch 3 – 12:35 – 1:05

7/8 BLOCK 1:16 – 2:46

PRIDE p.m. 2:50 – 3:05

Afternoon Bell – 3:15


contact us


Morton Magnet Middle School
4606 Terrace Drive
Omaha, Ne 68134
Phone 402-557-4700
Fax # 402-557-4709

Staff Email Links

Presidential Innovation Awards -
Do you know a teacher that has done a great job teaching about the environment? Or a student who has done a fabulous job on an environmental project? Then you should nominate them. Click on the links for more information.
Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators 
Text Opt-in -

Want to Stay Connected To Your Student’s School? Opt-in to Receive Text Messages from OPS!

Omaha Public Schools is excited to add text messaging capabilities to our mass notification system this fall. Adding text message capability will allow OPS to more quickly update parents/guardians and staff with emergency notification information, including weather related cancellations and important reminders. 

Before OPS can begin sending text notifications, parents/guardians and staff must first opt-in to receive text messages. On Oct. 28, all cell phone numbers in our database will receive a text message to opt-in.  Stay connected with OPS and opt-in by replying Yes or Y to 67587.  For more information on text messaging, visit

¿Quiere permanecer conectado con la escuela de su estudiante? Opte por recibir mensajes de texto desde OPS!


En las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha estamos muy contentos de añadir la mensajería de texto en nuestro sistema de notificación masiva de este otoño.  Agregando mensajes de texto permitirá a OPS a actualizar con mayor rapidez a los padres / tutores y personal con la información de notificación de emergencia, incluyendo las cancelaciones relacionadas con el clima y recordatorios importantes.

Antes de que OPS  comience  a enviar notificaciones de texto, los padres primero deben optar por recibir mensajes de texto. El 28 de octubre, todos los números de teléfonos celulares en nuestra base de datos recibirán un mensaje de texto, manténgase conectado con el OPS y responda Sí o Y al número 67587. Para más información acerca de los mensajes de texto visite

OPS Field Testing New Grading Scale -

Omaha Public Schools Field Testing New Grading Scale
During the past year and a half, Omaha Public Schools staff have been working to evaluate the grading practices across the district. Under the current grading scale, teachers have expressed concern that some students can achieve “proficient” grade in a course even though they have only completed minimal work in the course. OPS is committed to providing students and families with an accurate representation of students learning. Therefore, OPS will field test an adjusted grading scale throughout the 2016-17 school year. In an effort to determine the effectiveness of the field test grading scale prior to full implementation across the district, OPS is field testing the new scale within a variety of classes and grade levels.

The field test will take place in the following classes:

* 4th grade Math


* Social Studies 7 1-2

* English/Language Arts 8 1-2

* Physical Science 8 1-2

* Modern World History 1 – 2

* English 3 - 4 and Honors English 3 - 4

* Algebra 1 - 2 and Honors Algebra 1 – 2*

* Physical Science 1 - 2 and Honors Physical Science 1 – 2* *includes dual language

Throughout the fall semester, OPS will ask for feedback from teachers, parents and secondary students regarding the field test grading scale. After the fall semester, all feedback will be analyzed. In addition, students in the field test group will have their field test grading scale grades compared to what their grades would have been with the old grading scale to see if it is reflective of their understanding. Lessons learned during field test implementation will inform any needed adjustments prior to full implementation of the new grading scale.

To learn more about the field test grading scale visit,

Documents for Washington D.C. and New York Trip -
Here are all the documents you need for the next 2 years.
Powerpoint information
2017 Flyer
2018 Flyer 
Recycling at Morton -
To learn about recycling at Morton, check out our video! 
Green School Initiatives -
Morton is going green!
Here is our principal's pledge!
Keep checking back to see what you can do to help.

Paws Applause Store -

Paws Applause!
The store is up and running!   The store is open in the morning from 7:10 - 7:30.  The prices are on the wall outside the windows of the store.  If the student has 10 Paws Applause, they can get something from the 5 row, then 3, and 2, or any combination to equal 10.  They can also save up for larger prizes. 

parent flyer
staff and students
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athletic updates

For the athletic schedule, click on calendars.

: All students must have a physical form, insurance information & permission slips in order to try out!! 


Help support Morton's athletic Department by purchasing a Morton Athletics shirt for $10.00. To get yours, call Jenny at extension 4704

Morton Athletics T-shirt