Weekly Message

Weekly Message
Posted on 09/17/2017

Parent Square Message From Murray Middle School:

Hello – this is Kirsti Smith with a few messages for the week of September 18, 2017.

  1. This week we are asking parents to call in or email us if you would be interested in running for our Site Council. This is a council composed of parents, students and staff . We meet 3 times per year during lunch for an hour.  The purpose of the council is to advise the school on ways to progress toward our school goals.  If you would like to be on the ballot for this important council please email or call 760-499-1820.
  2. Our study hall is in full swing after school from 2:30 – 3:30 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in the library.
  3. Rachel’s Link Leaders will be presenting short messages in the 6th grade advisory classes first period this week.
  4. Dance tickets go on sale Tuesday at lunches. They will only be sold, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The cost is $ general, $3 with an ASB, $2 with ASB card and Gold Card.
  5. Wednesday, Late Start – be on time class starts at 8:00 not 8:05!
  6. Thursday volleyball vs. St. Ann at 4:00 at Monroe.
  7. Friday spirit day is Disney Day to go along with the dance theme – Murray is the “Happiest Place on Earth!”
  8. Saturday is the Kiwanis Walk a thon. The entrance and exit to Murray will be closed from 6 am to 12:30 pm.
  9. Yearbook s are on sale at school in room 12 or on-line at www.jostensyearbook.com $33 or $38 with your name engraved.
  10. Congratulations to Murray Chess – once again we are first place for the valley!  Let’s keep it up, the next tournament is at Gateway on October 9.
  11. Our first PTO meeting was well attended! Thank you to the families who joined us in the Murray office. Our next meeting is October 3 at 5:30 at Murray – join us!
  12. STOPit is an app that students can download directly to their phone to anonymously report bullying. All reported incidences are sent directly to the Counselors, Assistant Principal, and Principal who can then investigate and follow-through with counseling, disciplinary action, or police investigation. Students can send pictures, video, and screenshots directly to us to show what bullying and cyber-bullying are happening to them or a friend.
  1. STOMP – Specialized Training for Military and non-military parents., is happening again this year. September 21, 22 from 9:00 -4:00 in building C at the Sierra Sands School District office 113 Felspar.  Register on-line https://stompchinalake.eventbrite.com

Please talk to your children about safe walking and bike riding. We have had students cross the streets without looking and on red lights. We have also had 2 students hit by cars so as drivers, please watch for the students – they are precious!