News Article 1793


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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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Volunteer Training Now Available Online

by S.Purdom
Added: 11/2/2017 10:51:26 AM

Message from Sherry Purdom
MISD Volunteer Director

We thank our 500 plus volunteers who have attended and participated in confidentiality trainings. The Murray District has had an organized volunteer program for 29 years and it continues to grow with nearly 700 community and in-kind services in a 1,500 student district. A breakdown submitted in the 2015-2016 Community Education Report to the state, the Murray district, with 1500 student has nearly 500 classroom volunteers that gave 25,071 volunteer hours last year.
Murray Elementary School-6250
Murray Middle School-771
Murray High School-400
Head Start-1,250
For a total of 25,071

The confidentiality training is now available on line. Visit the MISD webpage, click on about us, visit the volunteer tab. Scroll down to the bottom of the page. Our online confidentiality training is available, and application. A background check is required from the state. There is a suggested $10 fee. (A background check is good for five years). A mandated quiz is also available after watching the online video.

Any questions should be directed to Sherry Purdom:

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