Morton West Class of 2024 Freshman Information

  • Morton West Class of 2024 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 2020-2021 school year.
    • Visit our Return to School page for full return to school information.

    What do I have to do to register for the 2020-2021 school year?  

    1. Online Registration: Parents/Legal Guardians must complete online registration via home computer before the deadline of Thursday, June 15, 2020. 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. Information will be provided to families when it is available.

    • 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
    • Parent/Guardian and student laptop distribution date TBA.

    Student Course Requests

    Parents and student will review their course requests for the 2020-2021 school year in Skyward.  Details will be mailed home with “how-to” information from Tim Brodeur, Assistant Principal of the Freshman Academy.

    Food Service Application

    • July 2020 – Look for mailing from 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 10-12, 2020: Mandatory attendance for freshman students.
    • August 19, 2020: 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:

    April 24th – May 24th – Mary Beth Arenella – marenella@jsmorton.org

    May 25th – August 1st – Shannon Konopasek – skonopasek@jsmorton.org