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Dr.  Patricia  Witt
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Principal's Corner

Dr. Witt

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Welcome to Morningside Elementary School! 

Morningside has seen much change since the doors opened in 1970. Morningside started its roots as a Jr. High School under the Leadership of Mr. George W. Pope. It remained a Junior High until Perry Middle School opened. At that time, Morningside became an elementary school. 

Morningside Elementary is a “7 Habits of Highly Effective Kids” Leadership Model School. We look forward each day to working with your child, our parents and families to provide a positive, caring and nurturing educational experience.  Our staff is committed to providing a safe, supportive and caring environment in which your child can learn and grow into the Leaders each is meant to be.  

We teach students to: 

  1. Be Proactive (Be Responsible) 

  1. Begin with the End in Mind (Set Goals) 

  1. Think First Things First (Work First, Then Play) 

  1. Think Win-Win (Conflict Resolution) 

  1. Seek First to Understand (Listen), Then to be Understood (Speak) 

  1. Synergize (Work Together) 

  1. Sharpen the Saw (Nurture the Mind, Body, and Soul). 

We want you to always feel welcome at our school. In fact, Morningside was recognized as the first Family Friendly School in Georgia. If you have questions or concerns, please call or come by.  Thank you for allowing us to have a role in developing your child into capable, competent Leaders who make a difference in the lives of those around them.  

Our vision is “Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow!” We are a small school with a great big heart for learning. It begins with the mission of “Nurturing ALL Children to be Leaders.” 

Yours in Education, 

Dr. Pat Witt