Murphy Middle School ENews

November 29, 2018

Fall Semester Exam Schedule- Please note that we have early release at 12:40PM on Friday, December 21st.

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MMS Toy Drive- Now through December 7th

Murphy MMS Toy Drive, sponsored by the PAL Class, will begin after Thanksgiving from November 26th through the December 7th. In the meantime, as you do your holiday shopping at stores or online on Amazon in the next few weeks and see a sale, please consider opening your heart and wallet and buy the toy to donate during our Toy Drive.

Top 5 items on wish list: Daniel Tiger, Nerf toys, legos, baby or LOL dolls, and trucks.

Your kindness and generosity are truly appreciated. Your donations will help to create some beautiful holiday memories for years to come.

Please click on the Toy Drive Flyer for more details. Email if you have any questions.

Murphy Choir Winter Performances

Please join us for any or all of our Winter Concert performances. There is no admission fee for any of the events listed!

Murphy Beginning Choir
Thursday, December 6th 6:00 PM
Murphy Middle School Stage

Murphy Advanced Women
Thursday, December 6th 7:00 PM
Murphy Middle School Stage

Männerchor: East Plano Men (including Murphy Advanced Men combined with Otto, Bowman, Armstrong, Williams, McMillen, and Plano East Senior High Men)
Saturday, December 8th 12:00 noon
Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church

6th grade Science/Engineering Fair is coming--January 17th, 2019

Attention 6th Graders! All projects are due in the MMS library on Thursday morning of Jan. 17. All sixth graders are encouraged to enter but not mandatory. See attached for student handbook below. Students can ask their Science teacher for more information or a copy of the handbook.

MMS Basketball This Week


8th Grade Girls- Wednesday, November 28 @ 6:00- MMS Gym

8th Grade Boys- Wednesday, November 28 @ 6:00- Robinson Middle School

7th Grade Girls- Thursday, November 29 @ 6:00- MMS Gym

7th Grade Boys- Thursday, November 29 @ 6:00- Robinson Middle School

MMS Environmental Club

The MMS Environmental Club will meet this Friday 11/30 from 3:30-4:30 in Mrs. Pilgrim’s room E113 to create tree decorations from plastic bags. The decorations will be a part of the City of Murphy’s tree decorating contest at City Hall. Bring plastic bags and your creative skills!


Congratulations to 7th grade students, Chloe Torres and Christina Mathew for having their work chosen for the Second Annual Pride of Plano are exhibition. Great job! Thank you for representing Murphy Middle School so well.
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Lost and Found is Growing!

Remind your child to check the lost and found in the cafeteria for missing items. As you can see we have collected many jackets, sweatshirts, hoodies, lunch boxes, water bottles and more. Items not claimed by Friday, December 9th will be donated.
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PTA News and Updates

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Our 1,000th Facebook follower and Facebook page like will receive some MMS Spirit Wear.

Help us be one of the few PISD schools to have over 1,000 followers and page likes.

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Upcoming MMS PTA Spirit Nights

Spirit Nights are a partnership between MMS PTA and local businesses. We advertise their business and in turn they give back a portion of their proceeds from that night to MMS PTA.

Don't forget to tell these restaurants you are supporting MMS PTA before you pay.

* Monday, December 3, 5-8 p.m., Chick-fil-A

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This is the last week to get in your t-shirt designs for the Glo Run! We want YOU to design it. Let’s see your creativity.

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Add the GLO Run to your calendars....more information will follow

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