Murphy Middle School ENews

August 31, 2017

Remind Application and Messasging

If you would like to receive text messages with important information from Mr. Conrad, our Principal, please text @8b436 to 81010 to enroll

School Pictures

Remember....school pictures are Tuesday, September 12th. Order forms will be sent home soon.

Hurricane Recovery

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PE & Athletics News

Parents,


We are starting to receive PE uniforms that have been ordered over the summer. If you ordered your uniform by August 1st your student should have received their uniform by now. If you ordered your uniform by August 12th those orders will be delivered to the school by Friday. If you ordered clothes before the August 25th deadline then those orders will be delivered during the third week of school. The website is now closed for the fall semester and will not reopen.


We would love to see you and your family come and support our teams this year. When you come out to the game there is a $2 ticket for students and $4 tickets for adults sold at the gym or gate entrance. It is cash only. It always helps our ticket takers if you have smaller bills. Please do not bring bills larger than $20 to games. Thank you. Next week our 8th grade football team will play at Kimborough stadium. The Silver team will start at 5:30 and the blue team will start about at 7:00. The 8th grade volleyball team will play at home on Wednesday September 6th starting at 6:00 in the big gym. The 7th grade volleyball team will travel to Robinson on Thursday. We always love to have a loud and positive supportive crowd at our games.

If you drop your student off at one of the games please make sure they have a ride set to pick them up at the end of the game. STUDENTS THAT ARE NOT PICKED UP ON TIME MIGHT NOT BE ALLOWED TO COME BACK TO ANOTHER GAME.

Yearbook Information

How about a great deal on the yearbook? Tired of spending money on those extras that you really want? Well then order a yearbook with personalization and you get 4 FREE icons for the cover of your student’s yearbook! This sale starts on Tuesday, September 5th and ENDS on Friday, September 15th. Don’t miss out on the memories, buy a yearbook today - Jostensyearbooks.com


Bookfair!

Join us at the Annual Fall Book Fair!!



It’s going to be a great year at MMS and we are kicking it off with our first Book Fair of the year September 8th, and 11th - 15th. We need your help to make it a HUGE success! Please sign-up (using the link below) to work a shift during the school day or on the evening of Open House and help us put on a great Book Fair for our Murphy Mavericks! All proceeds from the Book Fair benefit the MMS teachers & library. Please feel free to share this with your friends, the more help we get the better! Sign up using the link below.


https://mmspta.membershiptoolkit.com/volunteer/15897


All volunteers need to have a completed background check through PISD for the current year (July 2017 - July 2018) which can be done online at:


http://oea.pisd.edu/volunteer/EntryPointHomeAction.do

Career Day Info

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Auditions! Auditions! Auditions!

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Student Council

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Honor Societies

Current members of the MMS Honor Societies --


Our first meetings of the year are coming soon.


National Junior Honor Society will hold its first meeting on September 7th.


National Elementary Honor Society will hold its first meeting on September 14th.


7:55-8:20AM or 3:35-4:00PM


Our meetings are held in the DLR both before and after school to accommodate your busy schedules.


The first meeting will feature the leadership trait of Integrity and we will work on our first service project as well.



If you are not a member of the Honor Society, selection for new members will occur after the first semester in January. You need to maintain a 95 cumulative average in order to be considered for selection.

PACE Testing

Is your student interested in participating in PACE next year?


Testing for consideration to be admitted into the Plano Academic and Creative Education (PACE) program for next school year will take place next spring. Referral packets can be submitted online or on paper by Friday, Jan. 12 to Ms. McAnderson in E105. If you have any questions about the process please contact her at melissa.mcanderson@pisd.edu. The online version will automatically send an email to her.


Secondary PACE Referral Online Link (click here)

Plano East Golden Girls Dance Clinic

When: Saturday, September 16th 1:30p.m.-4:00p.m.


Where: Plano East Senior High Gym


Who: Ages Kindergarten through 11th grade (will be divided by grades for dances)


Click the link below for information on the Plano East Golden Girls Dance Clinic.


http://elist.pisd.edu/eNews/0145_41_Plano_East_Golden_Girls_Dance_Clinic_Fall_2017.pdf

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Murphy Middle School Spirit Wear

Order your Spirit Wear before this FRIDAY, September 1st for Delivery mid-late September!


Show your Murphy Middle School PRIDE! Pick up a PE bag and a Hat too!


Don't forget to grab something for Mom and Dad too!


Order at: http://www.mmspta.org"

Be a PTA Community Partner!

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