Morse Thursday Take Home: January 20, 2022
Published on Jan 20, 2022 14:15

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January 13, 2022

Message from Family Liaison

Andre Leon TalleyHello Morse Community,

(Andre Leon Talley 1948-2022)

André Leon Talley was an American fashion journalist, stylist, creative director, and editor-at-large of Vogue magazine. He was the magazine's fashion news director from 1983 to 1987, its first African-American male creative director from 1988 to 1995, and then its editor-at-large from 1998 to 2013.


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Morse School Council Meeting Today at 6-7:30PM!

Our next School Council meeting will take place this evening from 6-7:30PM. At our meeting, Dr. Leith will share updates, answer questions, and solicit input on various school initiatives including COVID safety protocols and mid-year report cards and academic progress monitoring. All Morse School parents and caregivers are invited to attend. The meeting will be virtual. Please click here to register to attend. You will receive a Zoom link via email approximately one hour prior to the meeting. For more information on the Morse School Council, please click here.

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Sibling Search Survey - JK/K Lottery

The JK/K Lottery for the 2022-2023 school year opens on January 3, 2022 and closes promptly at 4PM on January 31, 2022. All registrations must be fully completed, including all language testing to determine eligibility for Program Language Bonus points.

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Morse Working Group on Race & Equity

The Morse School Working Group on Race & Equity will re-launch this February with the important task of conducting an equity self-assessment for our school. We are looking for parents who are interested in making an important contribution to our school by volunteering to meet twice per month (virtually) with me, Dr. Leith, Ms. Headley, other parents, caregivers, and staff members, and district partners from the CPS Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. It is very important that we have many different perspectives in this process. If you are interested in joining or learning more, please see this flyer.

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The Post Office is delivering one shipment of 4 COVID tests per residential address.

To receive your FREE Covid-19 tests visit here and enter your contact information.

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COVID Updates

New quarantine protocols were emailed to families on January 8. You can view the updated protocol here. If you have any questions about this or any part of the testing process, please feel free to reach me.

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Google Accounts & Classlinks

For families curious on how to navigate their student's Google account and/or ClassLink check please consult the following document.


Reach out to Nick Yeh with questions or concerns.

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Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee Services

Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee (CEOC) is Cambridge’s anti-poverty agency. Our mission is to empower people and mobilize resources to fight poverty’s causes and impacts through education and organizing.

View services >>

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Healthy Snack of the Week

Apple sandwiches
Apple Sandwiches! Slice apples thinly and place cheddar cheese slices between. Tip: Serve with dried fruits like cranberries, apricots and prunes!

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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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See a curated list of programs, events, and resources within our district & communitySee list >>
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