Morrison School participates in Barter Theater's Project REAL program on a weekly basis.
Barter Theatre's Project REAL places teaching artists in schools around the region to assist teachers in engaging their students with the curriculum.
Project REAL's teaching artists assist educators by utilizing theatre techniques and integrating the student's life experiences into the curriculum. This process helps provide lasting knowledge through a transformative educational program which measurably improves learning and allows students to take responsibility for their own education and shape their communities, now and in the future.
In 1994 The Morrison School began a partnership with River’s Way, a non-profit organization that provides team centered activities and adventures for people of all abilities with an emphasis on special needs populations. River’s Way facilitates programs with our students that focus on teamwork, leadership development, risk taking, and social skills through outdoor adventure activities. Middle School and High School students participate in activities that include high ropes, rock wall climbing, caving, white water rafting, and other challenging physical activities which are used to enhance their physical, personal, and social abilities.
The Speech and Debate Team is open to all students in grades 8 through 12. Practice is held during the week where students develop their public speaking and debating abilities as well as how to properly structure an argument. The debate team will debate issues from school rules to national and world issues. The debates follow and give students a good introduction to Robert's Rules of Order.
Morrison School Student Council is an organization conducted by students and supervised by adults. The purpose of the student council is to give students an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out school activities and service projects. In addition to planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare, the student council is the voice of the student body. They help share student ideas, interests and concerns with the school wide community. Any student that is interested in leadership, organizational behavior, event planning or becoming more involved in the school are welcome to become involved. A few of the projects that Morrison School Student Council plan and facilitate include: participation in the Bristol City Christmas Parade, The Prom and Spring Fling, Holiday Celebrations and Costume Contests and community service projects.
The Morrison School Yearbook Club is a student centered organization that produces the Morrison School's annual yearbook. Every year, club members work together to photograph important and fun school events, design a creative layout, and as a result produce a memorable record of the school year for students and their families. Club members are fully in charge of both the photography and design of the yearbook, which gives them a wonderful opportunity to express their creativity while developing a product that will become a valued keepsake for the entire student body. The Yearbook Club meets weekly throughout the school year.
GROOV3 offered as an after school activity to students in grades 6-12. GROOVE3 is more than just a dance class! The mission is to inspire, change and build a global community through the power of dance, supporting the idea that dance should be accessible to all. Students actively build these connections because they will learn how the potent benefits of dance can change individuals, communities, and in fact the world.
Yoga is offered as an after school activity to all students. Yoga proves beneficial in helping the mind and soul. It helps students with learning differences learn to respond to stress, tension, anxiety, and depression. Yoga for people with learning disabilities assists them in finding balance and harmony in their lives.