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STAAR Testing 


Next week STAAR Testing continues. Please be aware that the school will also operate on a different adjusted schedule each day.
April 22nd:
6th grade MATH
7th grade MATH
8th grade Social Studies
April 23rd:
6th grade Reading
7th grade Reading
8th grade Science



  • We are strongly encouraging students who are testing to bring their lunches for these two days. Students are also  encouraged to eat a good, healthy breakfast.
  • Because of strict testing security measures, we may not allow visitors in the school on testing days.
  • Parents, this means that lunches need to be sent to school with your child. Please avoid dropping off lunches or other  materials on these days. We know this may seem inconvenient, but it is essential that we provide a safe, secure, and quiet environment for all students who are testing.
  • Students are not allowed to have electronic devices in the testing room. This includes e-readers, such as Kindles and Nooks. Students must bring a hardback or paperback book with them on the day of testing.
  • Students cannot leave the building and return later to complete their tests. If your child has an appointment on any of the testing days that affects him or her, please try to change the appointment.

Additional STAAR Testing Days

May 8th: Algebra I EOC
If you should have any questions, please contact your child's counselor. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation


8th Grade Celebration

We can't believe how time flies,

they're growing up before our eyes!!

After years of hard work and dedication

it’s time tofurther their education,

and move them up to MHS with

one last blow out Celebration!!

This year's 8th Grade Celebration will be held on May 9th from 8pm-10pm at Heritage Farmstead. We will have a DJ,
Hayrides, a Bonfire with S'mores, and a Photo Booth.
Tickets are $12 each and must be purchased in advance. Forms for tickets may be turned into the front office or  purchased at lunch April 30–May 2.
All tickets must be purchased by May 2nd. There will be no ticket sales at the door.
Click HERE for the form that you can print out, complete, attach payment and have your 8th grader return to the front office by May 2nd.




2013-2014 Murphy Yearbook Pre-Sales Complete


We are sold out of pre-order yearbooks as of Monday, March 31st. There is a small glimmer of hope, though, if you’d still like to buy a yearbook for your child. Each year our publishing company sends us what they call “overrun” copies of the yearbook at the time of our yearbook shipment. These overrun copies are extra books beyond our original order.
However, we never know exactly how many extra books will be shipped. For this reason, any extra books that arrive in our shipment will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. We cannot take reservations for these extra copies.
Any extra copies wereceive will go on sale after all students who pre-ordered have received their yearbooks. This
distribution of pre-ordered yearbooks usually happens at the very end of May. We will make anannouncement over the school intercom when the extras are available for purchase, so please tell your child to listen carefully to the announcements towards the end of May to have a chance at getting a copy of this year’s yearbook.
Thank you for your understanding.


Got Talent?

Come show off your skills at the

Murphy Middle School Talent Show on May 30th


Auditions being held May 14th and 15th after school in the cafeteria.

Applications can be picked up from the front office or you can stop by Ms. Morrow's class at D106.
Applications are due on May 9th.


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