Marie Murphy Principal Message

January 14, 2022

Covid MM Community Notice

I want to thank our parent community for your tremendous support during these past two weeks. We are able to keep our halls filled with kids because of our partnership with you during these times.

Thank you so much!


Reminder: We are now reporting our daily positive Covid cases through an online dashboard. Click here for the report from today.

February 8th Parent Night: MTSS 101

Please join us on Tuesday, February 8th from 7:00-8:00 pm for an MTSS 101 session hosted by the Avoca MTSS Committee. The Committee will explain what a Multi-tiered System of Support (MTSS) is, how it works, and what it looks like in our schools. The Committee will also seek your feedback to help guide future informational sessions. Meeting will be held virtually.

Boys Volleyball Tryouts

Monday, January 24th 3:30-5:30pm

Tuesday, January 25th 3:30-5:30pm

Wednesday, January 26th 3:30-5:30pm

**The nurse must have your child's medical forms to be considered for the team.

PE Uniforms Monday

We will be resuming the use of PE uniforms on Tuesday.

Thank you!

New Club: Ally

Ally will be a monthly club for our Marie Murphy Students hosted by Ms. Janssen and Mrs. Newton. Ally is a safe and inclusive club for students who are in alliance with the LGBTQAI+ community.

Ally is a social club that seeks to provide a safe and accepting atmosphere where anyone can openly be themselves, where we create connections and understanding with Marie Murphy classmates, and raise awareness and sensitivity to LGBTQAI+ issues.

First meeting: Friday, January 21st

Outdoor Gear Needed

We plan to go outside everyday for recess unless it is below 10 degrees. Students should dress for the weather and bring:
  • Jacket
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Boots
  • Snow pants (optional)

If a student is not dressed appropriately for the weather we will have them remain inside.

Upcoming Dates

January 17

  • No School (MLK)

January 21

  • End of quarter

January 26

  • 8th grade graduation photos and gown measurement

January 31

  • Report Cards Available in Powerschool (mailed home)

February 3 and 7

  • 8th Grade Parent Teacher Conferences on Zoom

February 8th

  • MTSS Parent Night 7:00pm