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About Moran Elementary School

Moran Elementary School

305 North Beech, Osceola, IN 46561

Phone: 574/674-8504

Fax: 574/674-4375

 

fanglin@phm.k12.in.us (Frank Anglin, Ed.S)., principal

Martha Hilfman, secretary/treasurer

Linda Beck-Jellum, office aide

 

History

Moran was built in 1951.  The building was completely renovated in 1982 and is attractive and technologically up-to-date.  A building addition completed in 2002 provides new front office space, a computer lab and a TV studio.

 

Overview

Kindergarten through fifth grade

Enrollment 2014-2015: 457

Classroom Teachers:  19

Special Teachers:  6

(includes Youth Service Bureau Counselor, Special Education, Speech, Music, Physical Education, and Literacy Coordinator

Teacher aides:  6

Program Assistants: 3

Custodian:  2.5

Food Service:  1.5

Classrooms:  19

School day:  8:40 a.m. – 3:05 p.m.

 

Special Facilities

Library search stations

Computer lab

Group presentation room

Extended learning areas

Safe age-appropriate playground

Student breakfast and lunch programs

 

Academic Programs

Literacy groups and guided reading strategies are used in all classrooms as pro-active interventions and enrichment for all students.  School wide enrichment is offered along with Title I.  All special needs students are integrated in the regular classrooms under the supervision of a mild/severe disabilities teacher and program assistants when appropriate.  Speech/language development and hearing programs are also available. The IMC (Instructional Materials Center) and computer lab are coordinated by a media aide and a technology aide. The Computer Lab is facilitated by a system coordinator.  The following programs are offered:  Wilson Tutoring, LIPS, Classworks, Focused Instruction, Media Lab/TV studio and Study Island.

 

ISTEP+ Spring 2016 Results­­­­–Percent of students passing ISTEP+

                 English/Language Arts  Math   

Grade 3                      76.0              66.0

Grade 4                      82.7               79.0            

Grade 5                      70.8               78.4                                  

 

Parent Involvement

Moran has an active Parent Teacher Association (PTA) which provides funding for teacher and student support and school spirit, several major field trips, facilitates fund raising, yearbook and apparel sales, also sponsors a Back-to-School Picnic and school wide socials to bring families into the school. Parent volunteers assist the teachers and staff with tutoring, classroom assistance and chaperones. Teachers and other staff members sponsor family nights and various parent education programs throughout the school year.

 

Activities

Academic Competitions

Accelerated Reading Program

Field trips

First LEGO League

Holiday Food Drives

Intramural Basketball for 4 and 5th grade

Partnership with Osceola Community Players

School-wide Reading Challenge

School-wide recycling program

Service Projects

Skating Parties

Student Council

Kids Club childcare

Full-day kindergarten

 

Motto:

Responsible, Respectful, and Ready to Learn.

 

Colors:   Royal blue and white           

 

Mascot: Knight

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