Murphy Middle School ENews

August 30, 2018

Attendance Reminder from Attendance Clerk


If your students is absent please return a note to the front office within 3 days of student returning, otherwise it becomes an unexcused absence.

We cannot take emails as absence notes if it doesn’t have a parent signature. You can have a doctor/ dentist email or fax me a note.

Please make sure when writing an absence note to have student’s first and last name, date of absence, reason and parent signature.

Maria Getchell


469-752-7001 fax

Plano ISD App

Do you have the Plano ISD App on your phone or device?

The Plano ISD App is a great way to see information about the Plano calendar, news and alerts, the anonymous tip line, and much more. It is available for iOS or Android. Search for Plano ISD in your App Store.

P.I.S.D Health Services

Click on the attachments below for information about the Plano I.S.D. Health services.

School Picture Day

School picture day is Tuesday, September 11th. Ordering packets will be sent home with students a few days before the pictures. Be sure to mark your calendars.

Football Pictures and Information

Football Picture day is next Tuesday Sep 4th. Please make sure that your student athlete washes their pants over the extended weekend. 8th grade needs to report promptly at 6:45 am and 7th grade will report to the gym at 7:50 am.

7th grade will Scrimmage Bowman at McMillen High School Tuesday September 4th, at 4:00 pm. Bring a lawn chair if you are planning on attending.

8th grade will take on Otto at Clark West on Wednesday September 5th. B Team game starts at 5:30, A Team around 7:00 or immediately following the B game.

Yearbook Information

How about a great deal on the awesome MMS yearbook? Now is your chance to order at the lowest price of the year - $35! AND, for an additional $5.50 you can order personalization and get 4 FREE icons for the cover of your yearbook! Best deal for the yearbook. This sale starts on Monday, September 3rd and ENDS on Friday, September 14th. Don’t miss out on the memories, buy a yearbook today -

MMS Environmental Club

The first meeting will be Friday, Sept.7th from 3:30-4:30 in Mrs. Pilgrim’s classroom E113. All MMS students are welcomed. Be sure to have transportation home at 4:30 and dress for working outside. We will be working on a landscaping project with newspapers. Drop them off in the front office if you have them.

MMS Art Club

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MMS FCA Meeting

FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) has our first meeting on September 5 @ 7:50 a.m. in the big gym. Come on down and get to know other students Walking the same path as you while being active and learning as the year goes on! Everyone is welcome!

PTA News and Updates

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2018-2019 PTA Reflections Program

See the flyer below. Click on the link for printable version.
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MMS Spirit Wear

NEW Spirit Wear Available online at Now through August 31st. Spirit wear will be delivered to students September 14th during lunches. Get your MMS SWAG!
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Hawaiian Falls- Plano PTA Back to School Splash Day

Sunday, September 2, 2018 Hawaiian Falls – The Colony: 4400 Paige Road, The Colony 75056 Park opens: 10:30 am – use your admission ticket ALL DAY Park re-opens for a PTA private party: 6:30-9:30 pm – use your wristband to re-enter • $15 – Park admission • $20 – Park admission with unlimited drink • $25 – Park admission with unlimited drink and a walk up meal • $10 – Coolers with non-commercial food • Children under 2 years old – FREE

During the private party (6:30-9:30 pm), each PTA receives access to: * a cabana to decorate with school spirit (contact

Order tickets via email to: 1. Subject line: “Plano PTA Splash Day, 9/2 – (Your School)” 2. Your Name 3. Your PTA (same as subject line) 4. Type of ticket ($15, $20, or $25) and number of each ticket 5. Number of cooler passes 6. Credit card number or pay at Will Call window

($5 from each ticket benefits your local PTA)