About Us

Archie T. Morrison School Student Mission Statement

(Authored by the students of the Morrison School - 1997)

Our Mission as students at the Morrison School is to be kind, courteous, and cooperative. We should be respectful to our teachers and classmates as well as our school property. We should use our best effort, and work hard by listening, thinking, paying attention, following directions, and being responsible. We should set goals and look forward to success in these areas for the rest of our lives. All students should be happy with their own achievements.

Archie Todd Morrison Sr. 1891 - 1967

Archie Todd Morrison was born in Glasgow, Scotland on January, 25, 1891. He came with his family to the United States in December 1909. Their first home was in Dorchester, MA. While living there he graduated from Fisher Business College. In 1912 the family moved to Braintree. On November 26, 1913, he married Mary Strathdee of Braintree. They had four children and fourteen grandchildren.

Mr. Morrison was always interested in the education of Braintree's children, and served on the Braintree School Committee for 18 years. He was chairman of the building committee when the addition and gymnasium were constructed for the old Braintree High. He was a Braintree town meeting member, a trustee of Thayer Academy, a trustee of South Shore Hospital, a past president of the Quincy rotary Club, and a 32nd degree Mason and member of the Delta Masonic Lodge. When help was needed to move and restore the Sylvanus Thayer House, he volunteered his time and effort. He was also active in the establishment of the Braintree Golf Course.

Mr. Morrison lived in Braintree until his on October 13, 1967, at the age of 76.

From the files of the Braintree Historical Society, Marjorie P. Maxham, Librarian

Regular Driving Directions:Heading North on Route 3 toward Boston, take Exit 17 Braintree, Union Street. Get off the rotary at the first right, Union Street, East Braintree. Drive approx 1 mile on Union Street and take the first right which is Liberty Street after the Braintree Village Apartments(on your left). Continue on Liberty Street approx 3/4 mile. 260 Liberty Street is on your left. Morrison school is at the end of the drive.

Heading South from Route 128 or 93 South, get on Route 3 South and take Exit 17, Braintree, Union Street. Go ¾ around the rotary, getting off on Union Street, East Braintree. Drive approx 1 mile on Union Street and take the first right which is Liberty Street after the Braintree Village Apartments (on your left). Continue on Liberty Street approx ¼ mile. 260 Liberty Street is on your left. Morrison school is at the end of the drive.

Guidelines for drop-off & pick-up:

When dropping off and picking up your child, only “live parking” is allowed in the designated area.

Do not leave your vehicle unattended.

Children should exit onto, or enter vehicles from, the sidewalk in front of the building.

Arrows on the driveway indicate where U-turns are to be executed.

If you must park, continue past the front of the school.

You are not allowed to drive next to the parked buses so enter the first row of parking to the left.

To ensure the safety of all children, please follow these guidelines.

Walking access is available to Mayflower Road through a gate by the playground.