MOON MURALS | JULY 11-22, 2016

Thank you Frady Cat Signs and Anchor Paint for being sponsors of the Moon Murals. Additional support was provided by Dusty Gilpin and Tree + Leaf, Logan Boher and Oklahoma Shirt Company, Erin Oldfield, Elisha Gallegos, Bret McCain Gaither, Jennifer Scanlan, Molly Helm, Bumbershoot PR, Elemental Coffee, The Wedge Pizzeria, Kjelshus Collins and Andrea McMillan.

Project partners include Strong Neighborhood Initiative OKC, Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma, Elisha Gallegos, FD Moon Elementary, Oklahoma City Public Schools, and Boeing.

OKC artists repainted this cafetorium and other common areas at F.D. Moon Elementary. Participating artists for this project were RS BarnesNick BayerDylan Bradway, Ashley Dawn, Tanner FradyHoley KidsTrent LawsonMandy MessinaMuseJason PawleyCassie Stover, and Sean Vali. 

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The principal is Warren Pete. The school is located at 1901 NE 13 which is in the Culbertson East Highland neighborhood. Culbertson East Highland is a target area of the Strong Neighborhoods Initiative, a program of the City of Oklahoma City's Planning Department. 

  • Built in 1965
  • Named after Frederick Douglass Moon
  • Approximately 500 students per school year
  • 95% attendance rate for students
  • 58% turnover rate for students
  • Average length of teacher's service to Moon is 14 years

Recommended Reading: A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms

PRESS
OK Gazette: New Moon: Local artists bring a splash of color and positivity to F.D. Moon Academy's walls.
NewsOK: Artists beautify OKC elementary school
News 9: OKC school gets a new look
 

CHECK OUT THIS ART MADE BY STUDENTS AT FD MOON ELEMENTARY:

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KINDERGARTEN

FIRST GRADE

SECOND GRADE

THIRD GRADE

FOURTH GRADE

FIFTH GRADE

SIXTH GRADE