Juliet Morris Elementary School

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Principal's Message

Principal Helen LuDear Morris Families,

It is an honor and a privilege to be the new principal at Morris School.  I am truly excited to continue the tradition of excellence and high standards that are associated with this outstanding school community. 

Below are just some of the many milestones and accomplishments we have achieved at our school…

  • Juliet Morris Elementary School was awarded a Gold Ribbon by the California Department of Education for innovation with technology.
  • Our school was also named a California Green Ribbon School, Silver Level, for our efforts in sustainability, student health, and environmental literacy.
  • Morris teachers have written and received numerous grants for devices, robotics, art supplies, and much more. Thank you to the many parents who helped to support these efforts by contributing to our projects on DonorsChoose.org.
  • We have implemented class size reduction in the primary grades.
  • We provide a GATE cluster program in fifth and sixth grades for students who have been identified as gifted and talented. Furthermore, Morris teachers have received specialized training to effectively meet the needs of our GATE students.
  • We have a state-of-the-art STEM lab on campus where students apply their learning in science, technology, engineering, and math. Morris teachers participate in ongoing professional development to support STEM instruction on campus.
  • We provide weekly music instruction for all students in transitional kindergarten through sixth grade.
  • We increased student technology use in our classrooms by expanding our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program and through the purchase of additional Chromebooks.
  • Morris PTA and our foundation, Friends of Morris, continued to raise funds for technology, field trips, assemblies, and other enrichment activities to support our instructional program.

Thank you for your unwavering support and ongoing partnership to ensure student success. By working together, I am confident we will continue to accomplish great things and enable all students to realize their highest potential!

Sincerely,
Helen Lu
Principal