Growing Readers

On Feb. 3rd our Kindergarten through 2nd grade teachers, Mrs. Duncan and Mrs. Holbrook delivered our Growing Readers training to parents. This training provided some tips and strategies on how to read with your child. Below is “cheat sheet” for you to use with your child.

Growing Readers-page-001

Chromebooks Are Here!

chromebook 1 chromebook 2

We’re excited for the start of another year here at Murphy and we’re especially excited about the 60 new Chromebooks we were able to purchase through a grant from the Lapeer County Community Foundation and our annual Golf Outing. Here 4th grade students in Mrs. McCreedy’s class uses Chromebooks for the first time. They got their new email addresses, set up their passwords, and learned some basic safety skills.

Fine Arts Night

photo 1 photo 2 photo 3 photo 4

Murphy celebrated the fine arts tonight with a combination of an art show and a Dr. Seuss musical performance. Thanks Mrs. Patykowski and Mrs. Kotzian for organizing it and also thank you to everyone who participated and came out to take part.

Grandparents’ Night

photo 1

Hand Poetry

Welcome!

photo 3

The 1st and 2nd grade held the first ever Murphy Grandparents’ Night today. The festivities included a photo room, hand poetry, interviewing your grandparents, crafts, and a terrific dessert display. Thanks to teachers, students, and volunteers for all their hard work and thanks to the grandparents for coming out on this special day.