January Fairbanks Parent Letter

Dear Parent/Guardian, Hope your year is off to a great start! Even though it's only January, I wanted to get some dates on your calendar so that you can keep...

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Taxes

Paying taxes in not a choice – but you can choose where those dollars go through The Arizona Tax Credit Program. Click for Information

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Important Notice

Morenci School District is closely monitoring the weather forecast for tonight (2-21-19) and tomorrow (2-22-19). Currently the forecast calls for rain and snow to begin early Friday morning and continue on and off throughout the day. Temperatures should be above freezing and we do not anticipate problems transporting students to and from school safely. We will continue to monitor the weather and actual road conditions. If it becomes necessary to change school schedules we will let you know via our automated call system as well as posts on Facebook and the District website.

MHS - ASBA Promise Program Award Recipient

Nearly 600 school board members, superintendents and other public school leaders from throughout the state gathered in Phoenix Dec.12-14 for the 61st joint Annual Conference of the Arizona School Boards Association and the Arizona School Administrators Superintendents’ Division. During the conference, Morenci High School received the Promise Program Award for their distance-learning program.

Morenci Unified School District is the largest school district in Greenlee County. We are located in Morenci, Arizona, a small rural mining community positioned 40 miles from New Mexico and 40 miles from Safford, Arizona.

Our goal is to help all students succeed at each grade level and graduate from high school well prepared for the next level of their educational journey. Our staff is dedicated to making our schools an exceptional place to learn. We believe we can ensure this by building supportive, positive relationships in a culture of academic excellence.

All of us – including cafeteria workers, custodians, maintenance workers, instructional aides, computer technicians, teachers, administrators, office personnel and other staff are a team focused on supporting the continued academic and personal growth of each student.

We Mine the Future

AVERAGE TEACHER SALARIES (A.R.S. §15-903.E, amended by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §10)

Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019 (budget year)$44,660
Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 (prior year)$40,733
Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year$3,927
Percentage increase10%

The average salaries above reflect "base" salaries only. They do not reflect $3,500 in Propostition 301 Performance Pay that teachers are eligible to earn or $8,000 in additional performance pay that Morenci teachers may earn.

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