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MSAT Team Members


  1. 1 Purpose
  2. 2 Guiding Principles
  3. 3 MSAT offers the following suggestions
  4. 4 If you are concerned about a student...
  5. 5 How MSAT works:


The Morgan Student Assistance Team will create a supportive interaction among students, staff, parents and the community, promoting success and well being.

Guiding Principles

The MSAT will

  • provide prevention, intervention and aid troubled students through a team approach which fosters an atmosphere of open communication within the entire school community
  • strive to identify students at risk
  • enhance the wellness of the whole student by providing a community which responds to both the academic and emotional needs.
  • seek continual input for growth and change
  • promote enthusiasm for the school by creating an atmosphere of mutual trust respect and support among students and staff.

MSAT offers the following suggestions

If a student is having difficulty in a particular class

contact the teacher

If a student will be absent or tardy or if you are concerned about your child's attendance

...contact the main office

If a student has medical concerns.

contact the school nurse

If a student needs help with course selection, or post secondary planning...

...contact the guidance counselor

If a student is experiencing personal problems that affect his or her school performance

...contact the guidance counselor

If there is a family problem or your child is having difficulties outside of school

...contact the Clinton Youth and Family Services Bureau

If these avenues prove unsuccessful or you need additional support or information, contact MSAT.

If you are concerned about a student...

....your child, your child's friend, another student who is having difficulty in school, with family problems with adjustment, making friends, with substance abuse, emotionally.

...the Morgan Student Assistance Team may be able to help.

How MSAT works:

*A concerned teacher, adult or student refers a student who is having difficulty to the student assistance team.

*One of the team's members is assigned to: collect information from teachers and other school personnel about the student


to interview the student personally.

*The student assistance team meets to review the information, consider options, and to work towards resolution.

*The MSAT meets weekly to review student progress and new referrals. The team tries to coordinate the use of school resources to assist students who are experiencing difficulty

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