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Clubs & Organizations

FFA

Sponsor: Amy Ewing
FFA is the premier youth organization preparing members for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture.

Vistit the FFA website

FBLA

Sponsor: Laura Hollinger
FBLA is the high school division of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. FBLA helps high school students prepare for careers in business through academic competitions (FBLA Competitive Events), leadership development, and educational programs.  FBLA-PBL inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences. And it is insanely cool.

Academic Competition Team

Sponsor: Laura Hollinger
The Murray Academic Team competes in quiz bowl competition by answering questions dealing with all topics of human knowledge, including: math, science, social studies, literature, fine arts, sports, and general trivia.  Academic team members benefit from studying a broad range of academic subjects, increasing memorization and study skills, learning to work in teams in a cooperative and competitive arena.

 A quiz bowl competition is typically played with a lockout buzzer system between two teams of six players each. A moderator reads questions to the teams, whose players try to be the first buzz in with a correct answer. If correct, they score points for their team. The team with the most points at the end of the round, wins.

MEC

Sponsor: Andy Hitz

NHS

Sponsor: Kate Belden
The National Honor Society is a nationwide organization for high school students. Selection is based on four criteria: scholarship (academic achievement), leadership, service, and character and requires some sort of service to the community, school, or other organizations.

Drama Club

Sponsor: John Calahan
The Murray Drama Club is responsible for producing two theatrical productions throughout the year; a fall musical and spring play. We showcase talents from students from 7-12 grades on stage and backstage.

Elementary Student Council

Sponsor: Lauren Harrison
Elementary Student Council is composed of 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students.  The president is a 5th grader and the vice president is a 4th grader.  There are two representatives from each class, for a grand total of 8 student members.  Elementary Student Council is responsible for helping with Homecoming week, End of the Year Festival, and other events that come up during the school year.

Jr. High/High School Student Council

Sponsor: Mindy Oswald
A group comprising 2 representatives from each grade 6-12 as well as representatives from other school organizations. The Murray Student Council serves the student body in all aspects of school life by promoting school spirit, organizing school activities, and volunteering our support in the community.

HOSA

Sponsor: Anne Crowley
Our Murray FNA/HOSA chapter is one of many in the state and across the nation. Throughout the year we do a variety of activities, including fundraising for our state and national competitions, volunteering in the community and beyond, bringing in guest speakers, job shadowing, teaching younger kids about healthy habits, and training activities (First Aid, CPR, etc) within our club. State HOSA competition is held in March every year in Des Moines, and if students place in the top 3 in their event they are eligible to compete at Nationals which are held every June. This year’s 2020-2021 nationals will be held in Orlando, Florida.

CCOPS

Sponsor: Anne Crowley
Clarke County Organization of Philanthropic Services, otherwise known as CCOPS, is a group of twenty students in Clarke County funded by the DEKKO Foundation. Interviews are held at the end of each school year to fill the graduating seniors’ spots from both Murray and Clarke Schools. The group then decides on a Focus and Mission Statement for the upcoming school year. This will be the focus for all events and granting throughout that year. We strive to use our time, talent, and treasures to enhance our community and promote the love of mankind.