|MASTER POTTER 2013|
Published: May 23, 2013
Congratulations to Marcia Mays, center, for receiving the 2013 Master Potter Award. She is pictured with Superintendent Dr. Lindsey Hall and Board of Education President Clint Heinold. Mrs. Mays is a special education teacher at Morton High School and has been with District 709 for 21 years. The award recognizes an outstanding District 709 educator and was established by the Board of Education as a tribute to someone who exemplifies the qualities of high standards, professionalism and dedication to students.
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|JEFFERSON PRINCIPAL RECOGNIZED FOR VOLUNTEER WORK|
Published: May 20, 2013
The Board of Education and Administration of Morton District 709 recently recognized Jefferson Principal Susan Grzanich, center, for her volunteer hours that she gives to the Red Cross. Ms. Grzanich is a captain for a disaster team and recent floods have required more time from volunteers during the evenings, middle of the night and on weekends.
|DISTRICT RETIREES RECOGNIZED|
Published: May 13, 2013
Pictured are staff that are retiring this year from Morton District 709. Collectively, they represent 240-plus years of experience and expertise. Congratulations and best wishes to these retirees! From left, Bev DeChaney, Rodney Staker, Peggy Austin, Andy Zuck, Alice Loring, Sana Becker and Matt Yarcho. Not pictured, Elizabeth Miltenberger, Gary Kutkat and Karen Julien.
|BOARD ANNOUNCES NEW LINCOLN PRINCIPAL|
Published: May 8, 2013
The Board of Education approved Julie Albers as the principal of Lincoln Elementary for the 2013-14 school year at the May 7 meeting. Ms. Albers is currently the principal at Midland Elementary School in Lacon. She is also a graduate of Morton High School and looks forward to returning to Morton to work in the community where she was raised. Ms. Albers replaces Sheila Taylor. Mrs. Taylor has accepted a position as principal of an elementary school in Norwalk, Iowa.