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March 6, 2022

Student Drop Off

If your child is a car rider in the mornings, please read this important reminder. The doors lock at 8:40 based on our school clocks. If you do not see staff outside, please make sure you drive around to the front and sign your child in. Also, if staff is out but asks that you pull around to sign your child in because the bell has rung, please understand they are following school rules.

Please continue to pull up all the way to the front of the curve so that as many cars can unload as possible at a time. We try our best to not interrupt the traffic on Beech Road.

Thank you for helping us keep our car riders and staff members safe!

3rd Grade IREAD!

This week, third graders are taking IREAD. Monday is our practice session and we are taking the operational tests on Tuesday and Wednesday. Attendance and promptness in the morning is important! We will begin testing soon after the school day begins. Please encourage your 3rd grader to get a good night's sleep, eat a healthy breakfast, and do their best!

Moran Knights will ROCK this test!

Moran PTA

Thank you so much to all the parents who came out to our February and March PTA meetings! It was wonderful to have you all here. If you haven't heard, we are looking for new PTA officers for next school year. If you're interested in getting involved, keep an eye out for further meetings and as always you can go to the Moran PTA Facebook Page or email Moran PTA at

There are some important events coming up that I would like to make sure you are aware of.

March 14: Hacienda Give Back Night at 100 Center location (need ticket!)

March 25: 5th Grade Ball (Volunteer and donation sign up link below!)

Last week of March: Spring Bookfair in the evening at school

April 25-28: Papa Vino's Fundraiser

Birthday Celebrations

Please read this note regarding birthday celebrations at school. This was shared last year and continues to be our procedure this year.

In an effort to be consistent with the PHM Wellness Policy, Federal & State food guidelines, and Food Allergy Awareness, we no longer allow food for student birthday celebrations. If you would like to send in a small gift for your child's classmates, we will allow students to give them to their peers at the end of the day. Our teachers and staff will do everything we can to make each student's birthday extra special, even without food items.

Thank you for your support and keeping our students healthy!

Visitors and Volunteers!

As shared last week, we can now have visitors in the building if you would like to eat lunch with your child. Please call the office before 10 am to let us know that you are coming! Also, reminder that you will need to bring your driver's license to scan for your visitor badge. Please be aware, our PHM Wellness Guidelines do not allow for fast food to be brought in for lunch.

Volunteers are also able to come into school as well! An updated background check is needed. See these links for more information. Process related to background checks as stated in P-H-M Board Policies. You will also need to complete this form to be able to volunteer

Logan Nose On

If you are interested in purchasing Logan Nose On items, purchases are online! Here is the flyer info and the link for ordering. Deadline to order is March 18, 2022.

SEL Lessons

Please find the SEL Lessons on the PHM website at this link for the weeks of March 7 through April 11, 2022. Below, please find an image of the topics by week.
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Summer Academies

Two of the academies are now open for registrations - STEM and Visual Arts. You can register today at the link below. Registration forms for the Junior Foreign Language Academy will be available March 21.

Here is the link Summer 2022 P-H-M Academies

Community Connections Fair

The ENL group is once again holding their Community Connections Fair. This year it will be Sat., March 26 at SMS from 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Information on the Community Connections Fair is available on the PHM website. Come out and enjoy the many cultural performances and student work that will be on display representing countries from all over the world!

2021-2022 Yearbooks

Don't miss out on the memories! You can order a yearbook for your child by visiting this link. The order code is 66197Z

Moran Elementary School

Principal: Lisa Russell

Office Staff: Martha Hilfman, Sherry Klosinski, Jennifer Ginter