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Picture day is tomorrow!  Please if you are wanting to purchase pictures that you have your order form and money. Otherwise you will not be able to purchase pictures.

Get the Facts Here About the November 4, 2014 Referendum

The RLAS-116 Board of Education voted in July to place the following question on the November 4, 2014 ballot.  

Shall the Board of Education of Round Lake Community Unit School District Number 116, Lake County, Illinois, build and equip additions to, improve the site of, alter, repair and equip a portion of the Round Lake High School Building, including constructing new classrooms, new STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) labs, an additional gymnasium, and a new student commons, installing technology and security improvements and constructing improvements to enhance student circulation, and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $29,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?

<<Click here>> for additional information regarding the referendum.

Murphy Elementary School staff accepted and completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Murphy Elementary School staff accepted and completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. 

see the link below: 

RLAS-116 Receives the Certificate of Excellence Award!

Round Lake Area Schools CUSD #116 received the Association of School Business Officials International's (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for having met or exceeded the program's high standards for financial reporting and accountability.

The district was recognized for its Comprehensive Annual Financial report for the fiscal year ending 2013.

<<Press Release>>

State Superintendent and Illinois PTA to Host Back-to-School Webinar For Parents on September 9

Illinois State Superintendent, Dr. Christopher Koch and Illinois PTA invite all parents to join them for a Back-to-School webinar at 7:00pm on Tuesday, September 9.  This webinar will provide updates on some important statewide education initiatives as research continues to show that when families are involved in the learning process at home and school, their child is more likely to succeed.

Please reserve your seat at

Please click below to access Dr. Koch's Welcome Back letter to Illinois families.

<<English Welcome Letter>>

<<Spanish Welcome Letter>>

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2014-2015 Arrival-Dismissal Procedures

Attention Parents/Guardians!

The arrival and dismissal procedures for Murphy students have changed! Please read the following documents carefully!



1st Day of School Line Ups!

Attention Parents & Guardians!

On the first day of school....



We are starting something new this year with birthdays!  Instead of bringing cupcakes, cakes, icecream, or anything else food related we will ask you to bring in non food items!  Examples of non food items would be pencils, bookmarks, coloring books, anything that is not food related! 

Please see the attached flyer!


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Welcome to the 2014/2015 School Year

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