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  • 2023 Murray FFA Banquet

  • 4 day school week survey and example calendars


Murray at a Glance

More about district
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    New teachers

    We would like to welcome all our new staff to the Mustang family!

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    Award winner

    Murray Elementary received the National Blue Ribbon Award in 2020. They are one of 6 schools in Iowa to receive this award.

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    Student to technology ratio

    All students grades K-12 have access to their own Chromebook.

  • 9:1

    Student to teacher ratio

    We're proud to offer our students the support they need to succeed in the classroom.

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2023 Sweetheart Court

Congratulations Jayda and Jacob our 2023 Sweetheart queen and king. Also pictured Chloe, Gauge, Jared, Dallas, Jaden, Megan, Hudso, and Kora.

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Murray elementary and junior high/high shool teachers

Meet our elementary and jh/hs teachers. Team building January 3rd, 2023. We all were able to breakout of our rooms by working together. Happy New Year! (Individual team pics are in the gallery)

Murray Milestones

We’re proud of our school’s history and celebrate our achievements throughout the years. Take a stroll down memory lane with us!

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    Murray Elementary won a National Blue Ribbon Award.

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    Murray Elementary received an exceptional rating on the Iowa school report card.

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    We upgraded technology, including a DJI Phantom 4 drone.

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    Murray building expansion completed with 4 STEM classrooms and a Junior High gym.

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    Second trip to UNI Dome. High school football makes it to the semi-finals.

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    First trip to UNI Dome. High school football finishes 2nd in the state.

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    Murray High School softball finishes 6th in the state.

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    Completion of 9 classrooms and library for the elementary school.

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    First Apple computers installed in the building.

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    Elementary addition providing 3 new classrooms and a cafeteria.

Explore our history

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  • Mustangs homecoming board display
  • Pumpkin contest entry
  • Students form a human pyramid