Julia B. Morrison School would like to welcomeour community of learners back for the 2014-2015 school year. We are veryexcited about the possibilities and opportunities we will encounter this yearas we implement the new Common Core State Standards. The Morrison community of learners, whichincludes our students, teachers, staff, parents, PTA, ELAC, School Site Council,along with the support of local businesses and our district offices, have workedvery hard to continue to build on a strong foundation of success.
As we begin this school year, we are proud to bea California Distinguished School, a Title 1 Academic Achievement Award Schoolfor 5 years in a row (1 of 5 schools out of 6,000 qualified schools), and aCalifornia Business for Education Excellence Honor Roll School. We have also been awarded the CaliforniaSchool Board Association Golden Bell, which promotes excellence in education.
At Morrison we continue to be committed to ourgoal of providing a caring, positive and safe learning environment where eachchild is encouraged to make safe, responsible and respectful choices and todevelop the academic skills necessary to reach their maximum learningpotential. We are proud of our students, parents and staff and appreciate alltheir hard work. We are sure it will be a very productive year and we lookforward to working to make this year our best yet.