Monday, April 9, 2012
There are plenty of events going on in the school district the first week after spring break.
Lower Moreland School District will have its students returning to the classrooms this week as spring break is officially over. The week-long vacation is complete and there are a number of events going on this upcoming week. The High School will host "Meet the College Rep Night" on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Parents and students who are interested in receiving information from select colleges should attend. Also at the High School, Mr. Tamaccio will be collecting down payments for the Senior Prom. The due date is April 12 and students will need to hand in $100 and their date's name. On Tuesday, the Murray Avenue Art Club will embark to New York for their annual school trip. The Middle School will also host Spirit Day on Friday. For the youngsters…
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Bands from Pine Road, Murray Avenue and the High School performed at a concert earlier this month.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
March 8 marked the first ever All-Band Evening for the talented music ensembles at Lower Moreland School District. The Music Boosters supported the event which saw bands from each school perform at Murray Avenue Middle School. The community concert showcased music ensembles featuring the youngest students from Pine Road School, middle-school students at Murray Avenue School to the top of the hill with the LM High School students. Head over to the Music Boosters' Facebook page to see the complete photo gallery.
Monday, January 23, 2012
The D.A.R.E. graduation was held last week at Murray Avenue after a semester-long course was completed by more than 180 kids.
Sixth-graders at Murray Avenue Middle School aren’t afraid to say no. As a matter of fact, they say it loud and clear: “No to drugs, yes to life!” That message resonated through the Murray Avenue School cafeteria during the D.A.R.E. Graduation Ceremony last Thursday. More than 180 sixth-graders completed the semester-long D.A.R.E. program, which is a cooperative effort between the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, Montgomery County Commissioners and schools. D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is a preventative program whose goal is to equip youth with skills for resisting peer pressure to experiment with tobacco, drugs, and alcohol. The D.A.R.E. program uses a Deputy Sheriff to teach a formal curriculum to students. The …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Celebrating their final year in Murray Avenue, members of the graduating class were recognized in a ceremony held at the high school last week.
The following students received awards at the 8th Grade Promotional Assembly held at the high school on June 16: Mohammed Isbraham Ruda Lee The following students were also recognized: President's Award for Educational Excellence Gabrielle Acker, Brandon Barcusky, Matthew Blau, Lindsay Boerner, Alexandra Ciuciu, Danielle Clanaman, Caroline Davies, Katherin Ebner, Devon Felix, David Gastfriend, Gabriela Gibbens, David Grabovsky, Jacob Greenstein, Caroline Harmon, Irina Javed, Juby John, Tatjiana Keys, Rachel Kim, Danielle Kline, Sharlene Korah, Kaila Landau, Andrew Leonard, Vincent Luu, Corey Mayer, Alexander Mazik, Michelle McCullough, Amanda Nguy, Monica Oh, Isaac Parlow, Alana Peng, Sarah Philip, Joshua Pilchik, Alice Shvartsberg, …
Thursday, June 2, 2011
The former Vice Principal was denied bail on two corruption of minors charges this week.
It looks like Charles Hurst won’t be sending out more text messages anytime soon. The former Murray Avenue vice principal was denied bail Wednesday while he appeals the 2 ½-5-year state prison sentence he was given for two corruption of minors charges stemming from an incident at the North Penn School District where he sent inappropriate text messages to teenage boys. Hurst, 37, turned himself in to authorities on May 20, but he remained at the county prison until a ruling on his bail request could be heard. The defense was denied post-trial motions for a lesser county sentence as well by Philadelphia Senior Judge John L. Braxton. Hurst’s defense attorney George Griffith argued that Hurst was a good candidate for bail and he did pose any …
Friday, May 6, 2011
Talented middle school students from 6th-8th grade have their artwork on display throughout the halls.
Many themes were on display at Murray Avenue for the first ever Open House Art Show. Students from grades 6-8 had their artwork lined up on both sides of the hallway from the front entrance. Check out the great pieces of work that deal with: Study of Philly Mural Arts, Study of Abstract Photography, Study of Gothic Rose Windows, Copper Relief Scultpture, Study of Drawing Musciains, Study of Two-Point Perspective, Study of African Mask Collage, Study of Keith Haring, Study of Japanese Landscape.