School News

RLHS Winter Spectacular - Dec 5-6

BPAC/PAC to Host Parent University: Parental Involvement on Friday, December 11

RLAS-116 Education Foundation Funds Black Box Theater Program
Round Lake Area Exchange Club Recognizes November Youth of the Month, Octavio Velazquez
Papa John's Fundraiser

Murphy will be participating in a Papa John’s fundraiser this year! 20% of any ONLINE ( orders for pickup or delivery using promo code WJMURPHY will be donated to the school to benefit our programs!


The fundraiser will run two days per month, every other month. Mark your calendars for: Sept 23 & 24, Nov 18 & 19, Jan 20 & 21, Mar 16 & 17, and May 11 & 12.


Thanks to the Grayslake Papa Johns at 1276 N. Route 83, Grayslake, IL 60030, 847-548-7272 for partnering with us!

Lake County Attendance Week! (Sept 14-18)

Next week (September 14th – 18th) we will be participating in the Lake County Regional Office of Education's Attendance Week to help promote positive student attendance. 


As a part of this week we will be having a Spirit Week!

Monday – Pajama Day
Tuesday – Jersey Day
Wednesday – Dress as Your Favorite Character Day
Thursday – Hat Day
Friday – Murphy Spirit Day


Mustang Murphy will be making an appearance Monday morning during student arrival. We will also be running some incentives throughout the week:

·         At the end of the day, the class at each grade level with the highest attendance will be announced.

·         The class at each grade level with the highest attendance at the end of the week will be awarded with an 10 minute extra recess.

·         Raffle drawings will be held throughout the week for students.


Thank you to the PBIS committee for planning a fun week to promote student attendance!


Physicals at the School Based Health Center

The new School Based Health and Wellness Center located at Round Lake High School is open for physicals. This option is less expensive than Walgreens.
OPEN: Tues, Wed and Thurs 7:30-4:30 
(847)257-1200 (call for appointment)

PBIS Recognition! Silver Award

W.J. Murphy has been recognized as a Silver Level PBIS school! Moving from Bronze to Silver is a great honor and a tribute to how hard our staff is working to make Murphy a safe place for kids! 

Target's Take Charge of Education Program

Support Murphy by registering your Target RedCard with the Take Charge of Education program! See for more information on how to sign up.

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