John B. Murphy Elementary

The Caring Community   |   A Fine & Performing Arts School


2013-14 CPS Calendar Parent Portal

AUGUST NEWS & NOTES


SCHOOL STARTS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND!

FALL 2014 SUPPLY LISTS (ENGLISH & SPANISH). Click here

MIDDLE SCHOOL UNIFORM POLICY 2014-2015
English (PDF document)

AT MURPHY SCHOOL CHILDREN EXPERIENCE:

A child-centered environment lead by a dedicated staff of professionals devoted to providing the highest quality environment for children.

Responsive Classroom & Origins social approach to learning

University partnerships: Erikson Institute, National Louis University, NEIU, UIC, Indiana University and more

Small group work with individualized instruction

Everyday Mathematics/CMP/Algebra

Hands on science inquiry based experiences

Physical education programs: Chicago Run, Girls in the Game, team sports

Library Media Center

Gardening in the outdoor classroom and stage

Fine Arts: Music, Visual Arts, Creative Drama, Dance and Movement, instrumental instruction - guitar, keyboard, recorder, Orff instruments, ceramics and more

Monthly "Community Sing" celebrates shared vocals, performance and children