Ending the year in style…more pics to come!
We are excited to welcome the Louisville Leopard Percussionists on Thursday, April 4th. Visit their website to learn more about our talented guests: http://www.louisvilleleopardpercussionists.com/.
The Marie Murphy Boys’ Varsity Volleyball Team finished their season 14-0! They came in 1st in the Conference and were the Tournament Champions! Please congratulate this undefeated team. We are very proud of this boys!
Please help us congratulate the team:
- Signed Blackhawks Hockey Stick
- 4 Cubs tickets to game on May 31st (day game)
- Manicure/Nail Basket – worth over $100
- 10 Pound Toblerone Candy Bar
- Assorted Candy Basket
- Pool Party at Middlefork Tennis Club for winner and entire homeroom – during school on May 30th
- Lunch with Mr Palcer for winner and 2 friends
- $100 Gift Certificate to Runners Edge
- “Eat Your Heart Out” Basket – $20 gift cards from each: Subway, Five Guys, Panda Express and Irvings Hot Dogs
MARIE MURPHY DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT – March 1st
SAVE THE DATE!
Friday, March 1st
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Marie Murphy Gym
Friday March 1st, the annual Marie Murphy Dodgeball event will will take place from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. There will be food, music, competition, raffle items and prizes for the best teams and t-shirts! Please register your teams of 6 as soon as possible. Registration forms can be downloaded, or obtained from the office. The cost per player is $10. Please come and enjoy a great night out with your friends!.
We will be having a “Varsity Basketball Scrimmage” featuring the Girls and Boys Varsity basketball teams playing together on Friday, February 8th at 5:30 – 7:30! All grades, parents and teachers are invited to this “Fun” raiser to watch the coEd varsity basketball teams do battle on the court! Fun games and prizes during half time with pizza being served in the MPR after the game. Join us and cheer on your friends at this exciting event!!!!! Go Gold!!! Go Maroon!
Once again the Marie Murphy ITC will host a book fair featuring a wide selection of books for kids and adults of all ages. The Book Fair will take place during school hours February 8th – 14th, with special evening hours during conferences on Wednesday and Thursday (2/13 & 2/14) from 3 – 7pm.
If you’d like to volunteer at the Book Fair, or have any questions, please contact Kara Hughes (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Martha Pollak (email@example.com).
Spirit Wear will also be on sale during the Book Fair, and we have many new items! Any questions about Spirit Wear can be directed to Louise Dechovitz at Louise111@gmail.com.
We’ll also be hosting a used book drive supporting Bernie’s Books the week of the Book Fair and the following week!
Book Fair Sale Hours:
Friday 2/8; Monday 2/11; Tuesday 2/12: 8 am – 4 pm
Wednesday 2/13 & Thursday 2/14: 8 – 11 am and 3 – 7 pm
The online sign up period for all parent teacher conferences is between 09:00am on 01/28/2013, and 4:00pm on 02/08/2013.
8th Grade Conferences: Click the link below to sign up for the all-important 20-minute parent-teacher-student advisory conference. Read the letter from Mr. Palcer about 8th Grade conferences. 8th Grade parents ONLY meet with 1 core teacher for this conference.
Sign up link for 8th Grade Conferences: http://www.ptconferencemaker.com/mariemurphy8thgrade/
6th-7th Grade Conferences: Click the link below to sign up for 6th and 7th Grade Conferences. (This link is also for 8th Grades conference sign up for Allied Arts, PE, and Foreign Language conferences) Read the letter from Mr. Palcer about 6th and 7th Grade conferences.
Sign up link for 6th and 7th Grade Conferences: (This link is also for 8th Grades conference sign up for Allied Arts, PE, and Foreign Language conferences)
What are you doing on Saturday, February 23, 2013? Why don’t you attend the SIT Conference? It is being held at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL! It is a conference for students…presented by students!
MINECRAFT CHALLENGE-Do you play MineCraft? There is a challenge to participate in as well!
Read more from their website below…
The Students Involved with Technology Conference is an annual conference occurring at several sites throughout Illinois. It originated in Bloomington-Normal and has since expanded. It is a conference for 3rd-12th grade students. So what makes the SIT Conference stand out? It is also completely presented by 3rd-12th grade students. While adult volunteers from local schools and the community help the day run smoothly, all presentations are prepared and presented by the students! If you’d like to be a part of the SIT Conference, as a student presenter or attendee, or as an adult volunteer, contact us or visit our Registration page!
Thursday, January 17 7pm!
Marie Murphy and Avoca West students will join together to put on a beautiful winter choral concert. The students have been working hard to prepare for this annual event. Please join us in person or online at 7pm!