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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...

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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...

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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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MMS SBDM Minutes June 2017

by Bob Horne
Added: 8/2/2017

Murray Middle School
SBDM Minutes
June 13, 2017

Meeting Location: Boardroom-MISD Board Office

SBDM Members: LaCosta Hays, Krissy Zirbel, Bob Horne, Mike Epperson and Michelle Orr and Gena Maley.

The meeting was called to order by Mr. Horne.

The First item of Business: Agenda Approval- A motion to approve the agenda was made by Mr. Epperson. Second by Mr. Ms. Maley. Motion carried.

Minutes Approval: A motion to approve the minutes was made by Ms. Maley Second by Ms. Hays. Motion carried.

SBDM Good News Report:
Mr. Horne shared the May Board report with the council.

Mr. Epperson and Ms. Zirbel both expressed that testing went well and kids gave a good faith effort.

Public Comment- No public comment.

Student Achievement/Data Report: No reports at this time.

Policy Review- Nothing at this time.

Budget Approval- A motion was made by Mr. Epperson to approve the budget report for June. Second by Ms. Zirbel. Motion carried.

Old Business: A meeting was held on June 5 to discuss creating a MMS baseball team. Those attending included: Jim Bauer, David McDowell, Mike Epperson, Michelle Orr, Ron Watson and interested parents. Transportation waivers will be used and parents will handle all travel. The funding for the program will come from fundraising and not from the school athletic budget. Mr. Epperson shared that this sport will come second to the sports that are school sponsored, when scheduling events. He also stated that coaches said that students would not be penalized for missing practices/events due to conflict with school-sponsored events. He and Ms. Orr agreed that this will help build the high school program in the future. They also shared that Murray Middle and Fulton County were the only two schools in the region that did not have a middle school baseball program.

New Business: The first day of school has been changed from August 3 to August 10 due to construction issues at the MHS. Mr. Horne suggested that the August meeting date be changed to August 17 to accommodate this schedule change.

A motion was made by Ms. Maley to change the August meeting date from August 10, 2017 to August 17, 2017. Second by Ms. Orr. Motion carried.

Next meeting: July 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM in the Media Center.

A motion was made at 3:48 to go into closed session for consultation for hiring was made by Mr. Epperson. Second by Ms. Hays. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Epperson at 3:55 to come out of closed session. Second by Ms. Maley. Motion carried.

A motion to adjourn was made by Ms. Maley. Second by Ms. Zirbel. Motion carried.

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