Marie Murphy Principal Message
November 2, 2022
Viking VIP Recognition
It is a pleasure to work with your students each day and partner with them to grow and develop through our mission of inspiring diversity, cultivating academic growth, and nurturing diversity.
Meet the Principal
7th and 8th grade Lurie's Module: Gender Upstander
When? Monday, November 14th
What? Module 2 of our Lurie's Sex Education sessions will be:
7th Grade- Gender Upstander: Challenging Stereotypes
8th Grade- Gender Upstander: Identity & Terminology
- If you have opted your student out of this session I will email you their alternate schedule before the 14th.
- If you would like to opt your student out please complete these forms:
Intercultural Dinner & Talent Show
Get ready for our beloved Intercultural dinner and talent show event on November 18, 2022 at 6pm at Marie Murphy! This event is an ALL District PTC Community Building Event. It is making a reappearance after the Covid hiatus. We invite you to an event where all of the cultures of Avoca are welcome to reconnect and celebrate. If you are planning to attend and/or contribute food, please complete this form HERE
Please complete and submit payment no later than Friday Nov.4th
Email D37intercultural@gmail.com with any questions.
We are bringing cooking and financial literacy clubs to Marie Murphy. Visit these websites for more information. https://www.moneybee-education.com/ https://www.icookafterschool.com/parents
Help us celebrate Veteran's Day!
All Avoca West staff, students, and families are also invited to contribute to a showcase of the Veterans in Our Lives at Marie Murphy. Below, you'll find a link to the "MM Veteran's Day -- Student Family Photos" google slide deck. This is your chance to add pictures and names of your veterans to our school community slideshow. This will be shown in our front hall display and during the Veteran's Day breakfast. Please:
- Click on the link below.
- Make a copy of a slide to customize with the picture(s) and name(s) of your veteran(s). OR
- ADD a slide to customize with your favorite veterans in your lives.
If your family would like to participate please place your photos in this google slideshow with your student's name. Be sure to make a separate slide for each family please.
November 1: Fall Orchestra Concert
November 8: No school
November 9-11: DC Trip for 8th grade
November 11: Veteran's Day Breakfast at Marie Murphy
November 15: 6th graders take the New Trier Math placement test
November 18: Intercultural Dinner and Talent Show
December 3: 8th Grade New Trier Placement Test
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