“I am the root and offspring of David, the bright and morning star…” Rev. 22:16
Please utilize the following information and links in order to assist your child. As always, please contact the Front Office at any time with any questions.
Front Office Phone: 904.721.2144
Want to talk to your child’s teacher? Please call the school or e-mail your child's teacher using the email address provided on the staff page. Our staff is vigilant about responding when they are able. Please remember that they will do their best to contact you after the school day has come to a close.
Want to get more involved? Volunteers are always needed & assistance with fundraising is greatly appreciated. To get involved, please contact Development Director, Laura Brock, at Development@morningstar-jax.org. If you want to volunteer at MSS you must be fingerprinted through the Diocese and attend a “Protecting God’s Children” (PGC) class. The Diocese of St. Augustine uses Live Scan for all fingerprinting. Please contact the Office Manager for more information or to schedule an appointment. To register for PGC, and for a schedule of offered classes, please visit http://www.virtus.org/virtus/.
Weather? If Duval County Schools are closed for weather reasons, Morning Star School is closed also.
Car-riders? No child will ever be allowed to cross the driveway to get to your car if you are parked. All children must be picked up through the car pool line. Parents, please remember to not block driveways of our neighborhood residents when you are in the car rider line to pick up your child.
After school care? Payment is due upon receipt. A late charge of $25.00 may be added onto to invoices that are not paid within 60 days.
Need something? If you need anything in writing from the office please keep in mind that we have 112 families that we work for and need as much notice as possible to fulfill your request. (i.e. Tax letters for after school care will be sent out by request only; calling the day of your appointment is not enough notice).
Writing a check? For accounting purposes monies paid for field trips, Chik-fil-A, pizza, donations, etc. must be written on separate checks. We thank you in advance for your understanding.
Need a notary? If you need something pertaining to your student notarized— Elaine Shott, Assistant Principal & Laura Brock, Development Director—are notaries. Please call the office to make arrangements.
Want to go on a field trip? If you want to attend field trips with your child you must be fingerprinted through the Diocese and attend a “Protecting God’s Children” (PGC) class. The Diocese of St. Augustine uses Live Scan for all fingerprinting. Please contact the Office Manager for more information or to schedule an appointment. To register for PGC, and for a schedule of offered classes, please visit http://www.virtus.org/virtus/.
Lunch? Students are responsible for bringing a lunch to school; MSS does not have a cafeteria. Domino’s Pizza Lunch Days are every Wednesday beginning August 22nd. Pizza is $1.00 a slice. Orders are taken Wednesday mornings during homeroom. Chick-fil-A Lunch Days begin August 28th. Order forms go home every Tuesday; orders are due by 8:00 AM on Friday for the following Tuesday.. Days that deviate from this schedule will be announced in the Monday Memo that is sent home with your child every Monday; please always look here first before contacting the Front Office.
725 Mickler Road
Jacksonville, FL 32211