As part of the Art Appreciation project on Japanese Origami, the 3rd, 4th and 5th graders folded paper cranes and donated them to the Sarah Neuman Center in Mamaroneck.
In February, the Murray PTA distributed an online survey to teachers and families to measure the effectiveness of its programs, assess interest and satisfaction in volunteering, collect feedback on new program ideas, find out how Murray can better foster a sense of community and solicit thoughts about any new initiatives that might support our children and school.
On Wednesday May 13th, Cheryl Brause of 2bPresent gave informative workshops to introduce parents to the research-based mindfulness curriculum being used in schools to help students gain important life skills through mindfulness training.
If you missed the workshop, click HERE for the handout given out.
For more information or questions about this workshop or mindfulness in general, please contact Pam Brandman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Anne Randall (email@example.com).
Did you miss Ginny Lockwood’s dynamic and informative presentation on reading with your kids at the PTA Spring meeting on April 28th?
Click HERE for her presentation.
Click HERE to read about all the exciting devlopments this Spring in the Garden.
The PTA's Garden Committee is pleased to welcome Grades 3-5 students to register for our first Recess Garden Club program (10 students per grade for this first season). Students will actively tend the Murray Farms Garden during the heart of the spring growing season. They’ll learn all the skills necessary to be confident and conscientious gardeners, including how to start seeds, transplant seedlings, identify weeds, compost, prune and harvest.
Registration begins Sunday April 19th - click HERE for more information.