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Murphy School Vision

At John B. Murphy School, we create a positive learning environment that educates the whole child. We work collaboratively to ensure that all students learn to their fullest potential in all areas, with enhanced attention to the Fine Arts. Murphy students will learn to be productive members of the community and will contribute to the broader society.

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Go Math!

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Murphy Spirit Wear Sale - Ends November 20th!


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Schoola Clothing Drive

Murphy Elementary School is partnering with Schoola ( to raise funds for our school. Schoola collects pre-loved women's and childrenís clothes, preps and sells them online, and gives 40% of the proceeds back to Murphy Elementary School to help fund programs for our kids. Click on the image above to view our schoolís tracking page where you can: request a postage paid donation bag to send in more clothing that benefits our school, view our fundraising progress, or shop for quality pre-loved clothing from top brands.

Schoola ? Gently used kids clothes & St Clare School fundraiser

2015 Fall Fun Run! - 11.07.15

Over 3,000 of our Chicago Run students, family members, and staff will unite at the Fall Fun Run to run a celebratory mile! Volunteer opportunities include: course marshaling, face painting, cheering, handing out Finisher Ribbons, and more!

Contact Casey at if you would like to participate.

Saturday, November 7th 10:00 a.m.
Washington Park (5700 South Russell Drive)

GIPNA Wine & Cheese Fundraiser

On November 7, GIPNA is holding its third Wine & Cheese Party at the Abbey Pub, a fundraiser to benefit John B. Murphy School and the Independence Park Farmers Market...

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Support Murphy Owls Sports Teams


Free Homework Help

Chicago Public Library is proud to offer in-person and online homework help across the city at every CPL branch.

Visit a Homework Helper at your neighborhood branch or work with a live online tutor through Brainfuse. Online homework help is available in English and Spanish and can be accessed from home with a library card.

All services are free!

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FREE Websites For Learning

Murphy Parents/Guardians,

Using technology engages your child and helps them practice many of the skills we learn in class. You will find below a list of FREE websites that you can use at home to help your child! If you donít have access to Internet or a computer at home, you can visit these sites at a local library as well. LINK