Morse Tuesday Take Home: November 2, 2021
Published on Nov 2, 2021 09:57

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November 2, 2021

Morse Cookbook

At Morse we usually have an International Night Buffet, which is one of our most fun events of the year. This year we are putting together a cookbook to capture the international flavor of our unique Morse School community. Recipes must be received by November 15 to appear in the cookbook, which will be available before winter break: a free PDF for download and full-color printed copies for purchase. (What a wonderful gift for the holidays for all the avid cooks on your list!) All families are welcome to participate!

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CityStep is a team of Harvard undergraduate students committed to the arts. They have been a partner to the Cambridge Public Schools, offering a free arts education to students in the 5th, 6th, and 7th grade.Throughout every CityStep year, our students (aka CitySteppers!) explore dance, theater, music, and more to develop both performance and personal skills! Traditionally, this culminates in an end-of-year show!

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Morse Marathon - 11/9

This year’s Morse Marathon will take place at Magazine Beach Park (located on the other side of the Memorial Drive footbridge). The Morse Marathon is not only an event to promote fitness and community, it is also a fundraising event for our school. Money raised through events like this one directly benefits your children, by helping to pay for field trips, learning materials, and enrichment activities. You can donate by completing the pledge sheet that went home in your student runner’s backpack, or by making an online contribution through the Friends of Morse website. If you are interested in attending or volunteering at this year's marathon, please contact Elaine Delaney.

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4th Grade Swim

To the families/caregivers of 4th grade students:

We hope this message finds you all doing well and staying safe! We are excited to begin our Elementary Swim Program - Session #2 Swim Unit on 11/19/21 at the War Memorial Pool.

To prepare for your child’s swim experience, please review the Morse Copy of the Elementary Swim Program Presentation. Also, we would appreciate your completion of this Google Form (on slide 3) to input important information and any questions/concerns you may have.

We look forward to seeing the students of the Morse School community at the pool very soon!

Please contact Sara with any questions you might have regarding 4th grade swim.

Thank you for your participation!

Contact Person
Sara Varella
CPS JK-12 Lead Teacher of Aquatics

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Student COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

By November 29th, 2021,
Age-eligible students (currently ages 12+) must be fully vaccinated in order to participate in CPS after school extracurricular activities, including athletics, club and intramural sports, student government, after school visual and performing arts, all school clubs that meet out of the school day, and school sponsored social events. Given vaccination dosage requirements, meeting the November 29 deadline, means students must receive their first dose no later than October 25 and their second dose no later than November 15. We strongly encourage you to make plans for your child to receive their vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions please reach out to Ms. Clermont or Ms. Elaine

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Morse Virtual Caregiver Meeting - 11/4

November 4 | 6:30-7:30PM
Please Join Dr. Lieth and Kasey Clermont during our Virtual caregiver meeting. We want the opportunity to hear from you! Please reach out to Kasey Clermont for a meeting link.

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After School Guides

Looking for after school options for your child?

Pre-K-5th Graders: ESON After School Guide >>
6th-8th Graders: MSN After School Guide >>

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Kale smoothieHealthy Snack of the Week

Kale Smoothie! Blend 1 cup kale (center ribs removed), 1/4 cup Greek yogurt, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 banana, 2 TBSP peanut butter and 2 tsp honey. Tip: You can also use spinach if you don't have kale.

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In Our District & Community

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Visit Find It Cambridge for lots of other great resources!

You can also call/text 617.686.2998 or email Andrew for help.

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