Morton Elementary School

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      About Our School

      • About Our School Kindergarten – 5 | Traditional

        Morton Elementary is a traditional campus that is committed to serving our students by embracing nurturing relationships, inspiring creativity as well as new ideas, making real-life connections, and challenging our students daily.

        Mission

        We will ensure student success through engaging learning experiences, collaborative leadership, and a committed focus to maximizing student achievement in a safe and productive school environment.  We commit to a comprehensive system of support to ensure this outcome.

        Vision

        We will empower and lead by example in a caring, cooperative environment, dedicated to the supportive, successful growth of all students and educators.

        How to know Morton Elementary School is right for your child:

        1. Your child will be in an environment that promotes rigorous learning.
        2. Your child likes to use technology to support their learning.
        3. Your child loves learning through interactive, hands-on activities.

        Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:

        • Rigorous academics
        • Hands-on, inquiry-driven learning
        • iPads in every classroom
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      Curriculum Offerings

      • Curriculum Offerings Curriculum Offerings

        • 504 Accommodations
        • Gifted and Talented Program
        • Advanced Academics
        • Handprints on Hearts
        • Attendance Incentives
        • Integrated Technology Initiative
        • Beyond the Bell After-school Program
        • Music and Art instruction for all students
        • Breakfast in the Classroom
        • On-campus Family Engagement Liaison
        • Capturing Kids’ Hearts Campus
        • One-way Dual Language Program
        • Community-based Extracurricular Activities (Cinco de Mayo, Martin Luther King, etc.)
        • Parent and Child Time Together for Families (PACT)
        • Comprehensive Guidance Counseling Program
        • Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
        • Dyslexia Services
        • School Garden/Outdoor Learning Center
        • Enrichment Classes for Parents (Parent University, Computer Skills, Nutrition, ESL etc.)
        • Special Education
        • ESL Program
        • Speech-language Therapy Services
        • Family Involvement Nights
        • Student of Character
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      Extracurricular Opportunities

      • Extracurricular Opportunities

        Makerspace - Students use design thinking to create new inventions and improve on old ideas.

        Student Technology Mentor Club – Students collaborate with their peers and teacher to learn new technology skills. They then use their new skills to be technology leaders on their campus.

        Green Team -  empowers students and teachers to help the environment through waste reduction, reuse, recycling

        Kindness Crew – Students meet and share ideas for kindness activities for the school and community.   

        Handprints on Hearts – Students will meet with mentors and discuss their day and their interests.

        Chess Club – Students learn how to use strategy and critical thinking to play the game of chess.

        Music club- Students extend their learning about music and create performances.

        Art Club – Students learn art technique and history as they complete art pieces.

        Girlstart - increasing girls' interest and engagement in STEM through innovative, nationally-recognized informal STEM education programs

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      Frequently Asked Questions

      • Does Morton Elementary have a specific pathway as a school of choice?

      • Does the Morton bilingual program include a two-way model in which students who do not speak Spanish are able to learn Spanish?

      • Does Morton provide transportation to students?

      • Do students wear uniforms at Delmas F. Morton Elementary?

      • Why should I send my child to Morton?