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How Sweet It Is

A Safe, Drug-free and Fun Celebration!
April 25, 2014

5:30 p.m. Promenade for Juniors, Seniors and their guests
6:30 p.m. Banquet for invited guests. Sophomore class will serve.
8-12 p.m. Dance with door prizes every 1/2 hour.
12:30 a.m. After Prom Party! Doors will be locked at 12:45 a.m.
No one will be admitted after 12:45.*
3:00 a.m. Hypnotist
4:30 a.m. Auction for prizes begins

** Parents will be called for students leaving before 11:30 p.m. from the dance, or before 5:00 a.m. from After Prom.

** Parents checking on students' arrival at After Prom may call Mrs. Brown after 12:30 a.m.: 641-414-1065.

Meals from the Heartland
by Joclyn Bower

On March 12, 2014 Murray School and some of its community helped package meals to send to those who are less fortunate. The students of Murray School helped reach a goal of 50,000 meals, which required FFA to raise $10,000. Murray FFA also had a goal set to have 75 volunteers from outside of the school to help. The result was over $12,000 was raised through grants and organizations' donations. There were 61,560 meals packaged March 12, 2014. Overall, 111 volunteers came to help including all the Murray students and staff. They had to sort out rice into small packages, weigh it, seal it, and box them. It took nearly 2 hours and 15 minutes to complete the goal. A majority of people like to help package the meals while others felt they were forced to help. "I like the Meals for the Heartland because it was for a good cause and it was fun for everybody to work together," said Katie Otto.

Poverty Dinner
by Bailey Brummel

On March 12th the Murray FFA held a poverty dinner. The main goal of this activity was to teach others about the importance of appreciating what you already have. During this activity, Courtney Siefkas made different scenarios that affected your class from the wealthy, middle class, and the poor. For this activity the whole high school was involved and gathered in the gym during 4th hour. It was a successful learning opportunity for most and everyone went home with a new knowledge about the food crisis all over the world.

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Check out our Resources page for links to helpful websites for your PreK-12th grade student. The Calendar/Menu link will give you the current week's activities and breakfast and lunch menus.

Feel free to contact any district staff with questions orone room school concerns you may have. Email information can be found on the Staff Directory link or address and phone information can be found on the Contact Information link.

Please let us know how we can help make this a successful year for your student.

~ Check out the new student-generated website: Murray Community School

~ TAG parent meeting Monday, April 21 at 6:00 p.m. in Room 154.

~ Early dismissal Friday, April 25 at 2:30 p.m.

~ Prom Friday, April 25 at 6:00 p.m.

~ Free meals will be available at the school for all children ages 1-18, (door #25 off the north driveway). Monday - Friday, June 2 to June 27, 2014. Breakfast will be served 8:00 -8:45 a.m. and lunch will be served 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

~ Swimming lessons for the Murray area will be Monday, June 16 through Friday, June 27. Click here for more details.

~ Murray School Foundation Scholarship forms for 2014

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