• Dear Parents/Guardians,

    We are so excited about the start of the 2019-2020 school year! The summer has been very busy with cleaning, but nothing beats the sparkle of excited students in the building! 

    New Staff - Please join me in welcoming the following new staff to Murphy! Their expertise and eagerness will contribute a great deal to student learning and our positive school culture.

    o   Amanda Johns – Assistant Principal

    o   Erin Durr - Reading Interventionist

    o   Alexandra Bidner – Math Interventionist

    o   Jessica Buehler – Music Teacher

    o   Therese Grzesik – SPED TA 

    o   Jessica Orlando – Instructional Teacher

    o   Nicole Bryan – Instructional Teacher

    o   Ashley Arff – Instructional Teacher


    Class Lists - Your child’s homeroom teacher will be available in Infinite Campus on August 6th and posted on the windows here at Murphy on August 8th at 9:00 am. Students who are not registered will not appear on the lists. Please complete the online registration from the district website as soon as possible to secure a seat for your child in our classrooms.


    School Day – The school day runs from 8:25 am to dismissal at 2:50 pm. Please note there is no supervision before 8:05 am so please do not drop students off prior to that time. Please support and emphasize daily attendance! 


    Breakfast/Lunch Information - Meals are provided through Organic Life and all students are eligible for free breakfast and lunch each day. Breakfast is served from 8:05-8:25 am. The menu can be found on the district website, here are August’s breakfast and lunch menus. Each grade level’s lunch and recess times are as follows:


    Bus Information – Information on bus routes, stops, and times can be found in Infinite Campus and will be available to parents on August 6th. Complete this form for any bus changes related to before/after school care. Forms were due Friday, July 26th and can be given to the school office. In general, please allow at least three days for bus change requests to be processed. Backpack tags will be distributed at Meet & Greet.

    screen shot of lunch and recess schedu  

    Meet & Greet/Supply Drop Off – Come meet your child’s teacher and drop off supplies from 3:30-5:30 pm on Tuesday, August 13th. The school supply list is on the district website. Backpack tags for the bus and Parent Pick Up numbers will be distributed as well.


    Arrival/Dismissal Information  - If you will be dropping your child off at school, please read the pick-up and drop-off information carefully (English or Spanish).

      1st Day of School – Thursday, August 15th is the first day of school! That morning, all students will line up in front of the school and will be walked into the building by their teacher at 8:25. Classroom numbers are painted on the sidewalk and staff will be there to help everyone find their line. Breakfast will be served from 8:05-8:25. There is early dismissal the first day, students will be released at 2:00 pm.


    Important Information - Please bookmark the following links to reference throughout the year.


     We are committed to ensuring that every student and every parent has a positive and successful experience at Murphy so please contact us with any questions you have!




    The Murphy Administration

    Dr. Georgia, Principal

    Ms. Johns, Assistant Principal

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