By Susan Marshall

Sun Correspondent

The Morristown Water Company is holding a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Morristown Christian Fellowship, located on the southeast corner of Rockaway Hills and Castle Hot Springs Roads at 6 p.m. All customers of the water company need to attend or provide a “notarized” proxy to a friend or neighbor if they can’t attend. The purpose of the meeting is to meet some needed reorganization, covering of reports due, general information and communication of the company, established in 1971. This meeting has no impact on individual or shared well users. For more information, call Patricia Mee at (602) 710-4229.

The Morristown Elementary Governing Board is beginning the process of finalizing the 2019-2020 school calendar and are considering looking at a four day school week rather than the traditional five day school week. On Wednesday, Feb. 6 a survey was sent out to parents on their One Call Now notification system. This is the first of several surveys to attain feedback on a possible four day school week. When aspects of change occur, it is critical to attain feedback from parents and the community. Other School Districts surrounding Morristown utilize or are considering utilizing a four day week. For more information or to provide feedback, call the school office at (623) 546-5100.

Congratulations to Morristown Elementary Kindergarten Teacher, Laura Ruskin. Ms. Ruskin and her class are the February winners for Mr. Watson’s Book Club. As a result, Maricopa County School Superintendent, Steve Watson will visit the kindergarten classroom and read Ms. Ruskin’s favorite picture book “Something Good” by Robert Munsch to the class. Mr. Watson will also bring a copy of the book for each student, plus five MP3 players loaded with audio books for the students.

Morristown Elementary would like to recognize Ms. Marcy Hefner who is now joining the Morristown Staff and Second Grade Teacher, Mrs. Jennifer Ross as the Teacher of the Month.

Congratulations go out to Morristown Elementary Fourth Grader, Tanner Threewit and Fifth Grader, David Oskin, as January Students of the Month.

Under Arizona law, a state tax credit is available for contributions to support extracurricular activities in public schools. The Morristown School District would like to thank the staff and community who have made donations to the Extra Curricular Tax Credit Program. These funds  are used to provide students access to many extra programs, including sports, field trips and after school programming. Every donation is appreciated. For more information, please contact the school office at (623) 546-5100 or go to their website at

This section of the newspaper is published the first and third Wednesday of the month. Information about community happenings or events should be sent to Susan Marshall at or P.O. Box 459, Morristown, AZ 85342. Send the Thursday prior to those dates.

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