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Front:  Kristy Simmons, Ruth-Anne Barkley, Tammy Ritchie; Back:  Vice President Lisa Thompson, Jeffrey LaJoy, President Lawrence Kring, III, Mark Blanchard
All Board of Education meetings are open to the public, and we encourage you to attend.  The Board of Education values your input.  You can see and hear what is happening in YOUR school and voice your thoughts and opinions.  A list of meeting dates and times can be found below.
Our Mission:
The mission of the Morristown Central School District is to prepare all students to confidently and competently pursue their goals and to demonstrate ethical responsibility to the world around them.
Core Values:
  • Diversity creates opportunities for growth.
  • Integrity is the foundation for self-respect and earning the respect of others.
  • Positive attitudes are contagious and foster positive outcomes.
  • There are no boundaries to human potential.
  • Real world experiences generate understanding, facilitate discovery, and cultivate the yearning for knowledge.
  • A community thrives through effective communication and collaboration.
  • Encourage an instructional environment that focuses on educational, emotional, and social needs of students in order to promote: 
    • mastery level achievement of the New York standards.
    • an environment within the school community that inspires the acquisition of knowledge from Pre-K to grade 12 and encourages higher education and/or formal training after graduation. 
  • Further advance the school community by:
    • recruiting and hiring quality educational leaders, faculty, and staff to ensure financial stability for the future.
    • encouraging and supporting the various training opportunities for school personnel to better serve the students and families of MCS. 
    • increasing the appropriate use of technology both in and out of school.
  • Continue to improve communication and connection among students, parents, faculty, staff and the community at-large. 
Facts About MCS:
Mascot: Green Rockets
Colors: Black & Green
Board of Education Members for the 2023-24 School Year:
Dr. Lawrence Kring, III - President
Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Mrs. Lisa Thompson, Vice President
Term Expires: 6/30/2026
Mrs. Ruth-Anne Barkley
Term Expires: 6/30/2025
Mr. Mark Blanchard
Term Expires: 6/30/2024
Mr. Jeffrey LaJoy
Term Expires: 6/30/2024
Mrs. Tammy Ritchie
Term Expires: 6/30/2024
Mrs. Kristy Simmons
Term Expires: 6/30/2025