News Article 1759


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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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2017 MMS Outstanding Artist Awards

by S. Purdom
Added: 5/8/2017 3:27:23 PM

2017 Murray Middle School Outstanding Artist Awards

Photo1: MMS 7th and 8th grade Outstanding Artists: (8th Grade): (back row from left): Lucinda White, Makenzie Turley, Kaitlyn Wuest, Madeleine Griffey, Kealy Shoemaker and Gabe Taylor (7th Grade) (front row from left) Hollis Bourque, Amanda Peiffer, Apirada Chetawatee, MacKenzie Flowers, and Andrew Orr
Photo2: (6th Grade) (back row from left) :Kyra Jones, Jenna Turley, Coral Brogan, and Hannah McKibben (5th Grade) middle row from left: Rianna Peng, Canyon Bourque, Gideon Mathis, and Sage Mize-Harper (4th Grade) (front row from left): Hyein Kim, Aamira Trivedi, and Mason McCallum

Murray, Ky., May 4----Murray Middle School recently hosted its annual Arts Night at MMS by Gena Maley, art teacher, Beth Stribling, band director, Charles Haney, music teacher, and Angie Murdock, technology teacher.
A main strength of MMS is the ability of its Arts team to provide all the students the tools to explore, enrich and apply their talents and creative interests. During the annual event students are provided the opportunity to share their talents with other students, parents, & the community while showcasing projects and presentations created throughout the year in grades 4-8.
Artworks were on display throughout the Arts hallways and cafeteria. Students also demonstrated their performance talents through speech, poetry, dance, technology, jazz band and a variety of ensembles. Outstanding Artists Awards were recognized and presented to students in each grade level during the closing reception.

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