Morton West Class of 2025 Freshman Information

  • Morton West Class of 2025 Freshman Information

    Information about registration and processing

    Only parents/guardians who are residents of Berwyn, Stickney, Lyons, McCook & Forest View can register at Morton West

    Important information to remember

    • Registration is required for all students who will be attending Morton West for the 2021-2022 school year.

    • Online registration information and login credentials will be mailed to the parents/guardians in March 2021.

    • Visit our Return to School page for full return to school information.

    What do I have to do to register for the 2021-2022 school year?  

    1. Online Registration: Parents/Legal Guardians must complete online registration via home computer before the deadline of June 1, 2021. Families needing assistance should contact: skonopasek@jsmorton.org or marenella@jsmorton.org. Skyward Online Registration assistance will be available on the phone, via email or visit the online registration guide.

    2. Processing: Due to COVID-19, Morton West is currently planning for “virtual” processing for residency verification (if applicable), birth certificate, immunization and physical and dental records. Families will be contacted when “virtual” processing is ready for submission from families.

     The following documents will be needed to complete "virtual" processing.

    • Birth Certificate (original)
    • Immunization Record, Physical and Dental Record
    • Proof of Guardianship – Legal Custody Documents: Court-Ordered Guardianship/Custody (if applicable)
    • Proofs of Residency 
      Proof of Residency

    Laptop Distribution for freshmen students only

    • All incoming freshmen students receive a laptop computer.

    • Students must be registered to receive a laptop.

    • Parent/Guardian and student laptop distribution dates will be July 15, 2021 and July 16, 2021.


    Student Course Requests

    Parents and student will review their course requests for the 2021-2022 school year in Skyward. Details will be mailed home with “how-to” information from Matthew Dugan, Assistant Principal of the Freshman Academy.

     

    Student ID’s:

    • Students will be able to take their ID picture during the month of June. Please look out for these dates in future communication.
    • Students will receive their ID during the first day of school.

    Food Service Application

    • July 2021 - Will be available online. Look for communication from the Business Office.

    • Information about Student Fee payments and Bookstore purchases (including school and PE uniforms) will be communicated to families and posted to Skyward when available.


    Freshman Experience Day & First Day of School

    • August 9, 2021 - August 11, 2021

    • Students will be scheduled for an AM or PM session for one of the days.

    • In order to provide the best opportunity in their transition to high school, attendance is required.

    • August 16, 2021: First day of school

    Beginning this year, the district is contracting with a third-party vendor to automatically verify student address information. The vendor will use a parent's name and address to crosscheck the information against other electronic databases such as utility companies. 

    For additional information:

    Morton West Website

    For questions regarding online registration contact:

    March 2021 – May 26th – Mary Beth Arenella – marenella@jsmorton.org

    May 27th – August 2nd – Shannon Konopasek – skonopasek@jsmorton.org