News Article 1748


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About Us

The Murray Independent School System proudly proclaims "a tradition of excellence," extending back over a hundred years, when, in 1872, the first "Murray High School" was built in the center of town by a group of citizens concerned about the education of young people. The school district has been recognized repeatedly for academic excellence...

Our Schools

The Murray City School System is organized into an elementary school, a middle school, and a high school. With only three schools, the Murray school system is a small one, a fact which contributes immeasurably to its "tradition of excellence." Small numbers...


Murray Independent School District has enjoyed academic excellence since 1872 when it was founded. Below are just some of the many statistics that separates our district from...


Winning is an important aspect of sports. To achieve success, the Murray Independent School District athletic program provides excellent training, high standards of sportsmanship, a healthy respect for competition, and a strong foundation...

Employment Opportunities

Murray Independent School District is a community of leaders and learners. Our school district represents a great opportunity for educators to grow and develop professionally. Whether you're a recent graduate looking for a first ...


Robert Frost said, 'Home is the place, when you have to go there,they have to take you in.' I like to think of our schools as the place, where, if you get to go there, you know they'll take you in. Fond memories, strong ties...

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January Minutes

by Denise Whitaker
Added: 4/11/2017 10:25:38 AM

Murray Elementary School SBDM Minutes – January 23, 2017
(I) The Murray Elementary School SBDM met Monday, January 23, 2017 in Mrs. Powell’s room of Murray Elementary. The meeting was called to order by Mrs. Whitaker. Members in attendance were Chuck Blanchard, Dana Henry, Jenn King, Maeve McCarthy, Riza Marjadi, and Nancy Newsome.

(II) MSU visitors introduced themselves.

(III) The agenda was reviewed by Council members. Council members agreed by consensus to accept the January 23, 2017 agenda as read.

(IV) The November 28, 2016 minutes were reviewed by Council members. Council members agreed by consensus to accept November 28, 2016 minutes.

(V) The Council reviewed and approved the Budget Reports.

(VI) Principal’s Report included: January events, February calendar, Future Tiger Night, Kindergarten Registration, and After School Tutoring.

(VII) New Business included; reviewing, discussing and approving the new Closing the Achievement Gap Goals and Report, Winter MAP data, and TELL survey feedback from teachers

(VIII) Parent comments included looking at ways to promote our school on websites like The council discussed having brochures and DVDs to distribute.

(IX) A teacher commented on how much the school is loving the Chromebooks and how thankful everyone is for the second cart.

(X) Council members agreed by consensus to adjourn
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