Pelican Press – December 7, 2018

If the Pelican Press were a monthly publication, then we would MOST DEFINITELY be celebrating Awareness Month of Awareness Months Month. Instead, we’re going to limp across the December 7 calendar finish line with National Cotton Candy Day, which,...

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Holiday Giving

In the spirit of the holiday season, our students are inviting our school community to join in the following opportunities to meet specific needs in our city. Our Middle School Student Council is sponsoring a food...

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2018 School Performance Scores for MJCS

On Tuesday evening, November 26, Ms. Perkins held a special parent meeting in the library of the Lopez campus to discuss the Morris Jeff’s School Performance Scores (SPS) from the 2017-18 school year. About thirty...

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Pelican Press – November 30, 2018

In celebration of the birth of Mark Twain, I offer up his words of wisdom, no less true today than they were in 1900: “Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a...

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Pelican Press – November 16, 2018

It’s International Day of Tolerance, which is fine as far as it goes, but I think it sets the bar too low. I wish it were International Day of Embracing Difference. We need to move...

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Pelican Press – November 9, 2018

It’s no surprise that we celebrate National Chaos Never Dies Day on Carl Sagan Day (“Billions and billions!!!”) since the whole universe is hurtling toward entropy. Thankfully, that’s a LONG TIME AWAY. In the meantime,...

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Pelican Press – November 2, 2018

November 2 is Cookie Monster Day and Practice Being Psychic Day. I’m pretty sure I know what Cookie Monster is thinking! But you don’t need to be psychic to know what’s happening at MJCS. Just...

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School Delay on November 1st

Both campuses of MJCS will have a delayed start tomorrow, November 1st. OPSB has advised this school delay due to the heavy rain expected overnight. High school students should arrive by 11:00 AM at the...

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Pelican Press – October 26, 2018

This week’s Pelican Press came out on Frankenstein Friday. If only it was also National Pedantic Nitpicker Day, then you’d forgive me for insisting that it should be Frankenstein’s Monster Friday. This week’s editions of...

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Pelican Press – October 19, 2018

I’m assuming that the folks who established today as National Dress Like a Dork day intended to celebrate nerd glasses, bow ties and pocket protectors and not the word’s more vulgar meaning. Either way, I...

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