Patron Program 2015 Kickoff!
Donate today…Deadline Sept. 4th
Your investment in the MESF Patron Program will
support a full year of Science, The Leader in
Me, Technology Support & Campus Improvements.
Our goal is for every Murdock family to make an
investment in our students. please make your
donation online today, using the Patron
Program online form
or you can print out & complete the Patron
Program Giving Form (click
send it in with your child.
Questions? contact: Amy Hecklinski, firstname.lastname@example.org
Picture Day is Coming!!
Picture Day is Tuesday, August 25th.
This is a big fundraiser for our school with a
large portion of the proceeds refunded directly
back to our school!
Please prepay using the order form
that will be sent home 7 - 10 days before
Cyber Bully Help
Kids and Social Media
Parenting in the Digital Age has its challenges.
Come join us as we identify the risks and
rewards that youth face online (based on
research rather than the media) and empower
parents with the tools they need to “parent in
the digital world."
for more details.
Official Murdock hours for students are :
7:20 am - 2:20 pm
scheduled for 2:25 pm because classes are
not dismissed until 2:20 pm to go to the
will be having a
Donation Drive Fundraiser with Goodwill.
Click here for all of the details.
Cobb Schools Foundation is pleased to partner with
the Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department and the
Cobb County Public Library System to offer the third
summer Writing Competition presented by SCANA
competition is open to all students in grades K-8
attending any public, private or home school in Cobb
are invited to write a short story or essay, in 750
words or less, about their favorite trip to the
beach or a dream island vacation.
be fiction or non-fiction. Students are limited to
Submissions must be postmarked by August
second, and third place winners will be chosen among
students rising into three grade categories:
K-2, 3-5 and 6-8.
will be judged on creativity, presentation and
correspondence to the theme.
will be announced online no later than August 20,
will be awarded at the City of Kennesaw’s Pigs &
Peaches BBQ Festival on August 22, 2015, and include
tickets to several area attractions, t-shirts,
festival meals and goodie bags. The grand prize is a
competition rules and information, please visit
Murdock is once again partnering with our public
libraries for our
summer reading program.
It's even bigger than that!
We're also partnering with Scholastic to keep track
of the number of minutes that students read.
here for more information.
Reader has partnered with the
Get Georgia Reading Campaign to
provide every child in Georgia with FREE access
anytime, anywhere to a library of more than 8,000
enhanced digital books with multimedia support.
to discover great books!
in, enter the information below:
School name: Get Georgia
Reading, Georgia Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.
User id & password can be found in
the brochures students brought home or by calling
Bus Drivers Needed
Hourly rate of pay $14.51
Apply online at
Click here for more information.
County 4th and 5th grade
teachers have a new tool for teacher gradebooks and
Our new system, Synergy, has a
ParentVUE that allows parents to view student
In order to access this system, the
following steps are required by the enrolling parent:
-Complete the Acceptable Use
Policy and User Agreement form in person at
Only the enrolling parent may complete this form.
Photo identification must be provided.
-Receive your individualized
-Pick up your copy of the
ParentVUE Getting Started Guide
Fire Lane Changes for
On March 13, 2012, the Cobb County Fire Lane
Ordinance was amended to
include a provision for student pick-up at schools.
The ordinance now allows
a vehicle to be located in a fire lane for 30
minutes prior to the afternoon
school end time and 30 minutes after the school end
time, as long as a
driver is behind the wheel.
Stopping or parking a vehicle in a fire lane at any
is prohibited, unless passengers are actively
loading or unloading.
Fire lanes can be identified by “No Parking Fire
Lane” signage and/or curbing
that is red in color.
Fire lane violations currently result in a
fine of $135.00.
Visitor Policy Changes
To better ensure the safety of
our children we have revised our lunch visitor
must send a note in the morning if their child is
expecting a lunch visitor that day.
Please specify the
visitor’s name and relationship to your child in the
Lunch visitor notes will be
forwarded to the front office for reference when the
visitor checks in.
We will apologetically deny any
visitor for whom a letter has not been sent.
parent(s)/guardian(s) are always welcome to visit at
lunch without a note.
Parents or visitors can ONLY take their
child to visitor table, no extra students.
Thank you for your help and
understanding as we implement this policy to better
protect our children.
If you are interested in getting
involved with our RAD DAD
program, please either complete the
very short form at the link below.
By filling out the form, it will
automatically input the information into
a spreadsheet and we can better reach
the fathers of Murdock.
Online prepayment is
now available for parents to pay their student’s ASP
daily fees and registration fee!
You can pay for Murdock's After School
Program online with a credit card through the
Register for your free account at
www.mealpayplus.com if you're not already
registered to pay for your student’s lunches. You'll
need your student's school ID number to sign up.
Please contact Murdock's After School
Program with any questions at
2015 - 2016
Click here to renew or join PTA online.
Lunch Prices for
2014 - 2015
Lunch ES Student - $2.15
Lunch Adult All Schools - $3.50
Lunch Reduced Price All Schools - $0.40
Milk and Fruit Juice - $0.60
Murdock is holding a class competition to see which class can collect the most "Box Tops for Education."
You can also go to
to check Murdock's earnings status, to sign up for valuable coupons for BOXTOP products, to enter
sweepstakes to win bonus BOXTOPS for Murdock and to earn BOXTOPS by shopping online through the BOXTOPS
Marketplace for products from some of your favorite retailers, such as GAP, Lands End, Target, Walmart
and many more.
The submission deadline is April 15th
Click here for your
the following forms:
The Cobb County
School District Bus Pass
by a parent/guardian if a child is riding a bus that
their regular bus.
here to place your order.
For only $35
(payable to MESF)
your child's name and special message will be displayed on the Murdock School Sign
for one whole school week!
Typical message is "Happy ___th B-day
First Name, Last Initial."
Please contact Angela Sanchez at
to check availability.
Thanks for your support of MESF!