Murray Messenger 4/9/18

Murray Hill Middle School

Murray Messenger 4/9/18

Important Dates:

April 9th  

Chick-Fil-A Restaurant Night

April 13th

3-Hour Early Dismissal (End of Quarter 3)

April 13th

Yankee Candle Fundraiser Orders DUE

April 13th @ 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Music Boosters Gift Card Bingo

April 19th @ 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

MHMS Fashion Show

April 23rd

Report Cards Issued

April 24th @ 6:39 p.m.

PTA Meeting

April 25th @ 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.


April 27th

6th Grade Field Trip- Robinson Nature Center

May 7th-11th

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 12th @ 8:30 a.m.


News From The Hill


Yankee Candle Fundraiser:  The MHMS Yankee Candle Fundraiser due date has been extended to this Friday, April 13th.  Please be sure to return your order forms and payments to the front office by Friday, April 13th.  Orders should be delivered before Mother’s Day!!!  See the attached flyer for more information on supporting our fundraiser.  YankeeCandle.pdf 

MHMS Memory Book Sales:  Students may still purchase a MHMS Memory Book!!  The online ordering system is open and you can place your order now to reserve your copy of our Memory Book. The cost of our Memory Book is $18.00.  Memory Book sales will only be open for 2 more weeks; to ensure you get a copy, purchase it now!  When you order online you have various options such as upgrading to a hard cover book, personalizing the book with your student’s name, and other optional add-ons for an additional cost. 

Please follow these directions for ordering online:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter our Yearbook ID Code: 13198618
  3. Enter your student’s name and complete the payment

MHMS Music Boosters Gift Card Bingo:  Join us Friday evening for a Music Boosters Fundraiser that is sure to be fun for the whole family.  See the attached flyer for details_____.

MHMS Fashion Show:  Murray Hill will host our 2nd Annual Fundraiser Fashion Show from on Thursday, April 19, 2018, from 6:30-8:00 pm.  This event will feature fashions and designs created by students from all backgrounds and designers. Admission is $5 per person; children 3 and under are free. As a service to our community, we will also be collecting non-perishable food items to be donated. Please come out and support our students in this awesome event.  Hope to see you there!!!!  Fashion Show Flyer.jpg 

STEM Night:  Murray Hill Middle School will host our Annual STEM Night on Wednesday, April 25th, from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Come play with robots, ride on a hovercraft, make bottles explode, build a car, and so much more. The event is open to all so bring the whole family. Any Murray Hill student who attends will receive homework passes. (This is a family event; therefore, students are expected to be under the supervision of a parent or guardian). 

MHMS Annual Walkathon:  As a part of the 6th and 7th grade Service Learning Project, 6th and 7th grade students will participate in a Walkathon on Monday, May 21st to support Grassroots of Howard County.  More information and donation forms will be shared at a later time.  Walkathon T-Shirts are available for all students.  Walkathon T-Shirt Order forms will be sent home this afternoon.  T-Shirts are $9.00, and order forms will be due by, Monday, April 23rd.  Payments can be made by cash, check or via online payment (


6th Grade Field Trip:  The 6th grade will be taking a field trip to the Robinson Nature Center on April 27th to support science curriculum and environmental literacy goals. Permission slips were sent home today through your student's science class. The cost is $15 which can be paid online through our OSP system (preferred method) or through cash or check sent in with the permission slip. If you are available to chaperone, please fill out the bottom of the permission slip to be placed in our chaperone lottery. Permission slips are due by April 10th.

Please contact Jamie Daniller at with any questions.


Chick-Fil-A Restaurant Night:  Support the MHMS PTA on Monday, April 9th, by visiting the Chick-Fil-A on John’s Hopkins Road.  Remember to mention Murray Hill Middle School BEFORE you place your order.    

MHMS PTA 5K Fun Run-  Plan to join us on Saturday, May 12th at 8:30 a.m. for the MHMS Fun Run!  This will be a great time for the whole family.  More information will be shared soon.  MHMS Fun Run Poster save the date.pdf 


Communication is an essential component of a successful school experience for both students and parents.  There are many ways to stay connected to MHMS and to HCPSS.  Please consider the following ways to stay connected:

  • Visit the MHMS website often at:   
  • Follow MHMS on Twitter at:  @hcpss_mhms
  • Visit Canvas often
  • Visit the HCPSS website often at:
  • Download the HCPSS app on your mobile device (search Howard County Public School System)

Community News

For more Community News visit the Community News and Programs page on the HCPSS website for announcements of upcoming events and programs sponsored by non-profit organizations.


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Monday, April 9, 2018 - 3:00pm