Southwest Elementary students Ethan Pervine and Hannady Loveless show off their work on mini whiteboards in Lisa Allen’s third grade math class. Students used distributive property and visual representations to multiply numbers and solve problems.

Students in Mrs. Gibson’s second grade class at Murray Elementary are excited to be participating in “Thankful Thursdays.” Each Thursday students bring an item to go into the school food pantry. Students have been studying about being good citizens and how they can give back to their communi…

Seven Calloway County High School Future Farmers of America members joined 51,450 others and were able to learn, lead and serve at the 94th annual National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis in October. As part of the convention, students constructed and painted a food pantry for needy …

Michael McCuiston and Henley Hernandez, students at the Murray Preschool Ruby Simpson Center, are pictured with their teacher, Ms. Susan. The students are learning scientific inquiry skills by predicting what will happen to the pumpkin in the jar.

Calloway County High School students in Mr. Loveless’ honors biology class visited the Murray State University’s Hancock Biological Station for the day. Students were able to venture out on the water for electro fishing and limnology. Students also hiked trails and learned about grassland re…

The Calloway County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America recently held a Pink Out Day in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It was part of a state-wide event with the Kentucky Business Education Association. CCMS was featured on the KBEA website. Members of the CCMS FBLA are…

Chris Taylor with the Murray Fire Department talks to children in Kara Brown's kindergarten class from Murray Elementary School about the fire engine behind him during a recent field trip. Students walked over to tour MFD's new Station No. 1.

Several students in Robin Brown’s kindergarten class at Murray Elementary School are seen in their Books Alive costumes during the school’s recent annual celebration. Pictured, from left, are Mae Seiber, Julie Beth Adkins, Parker Noland, Chloe Hutchins, Knox Purcell, Blake Miller, Indiana Zi…

Pictured are, from left, Conner Pile, Max Chapman, Laila Clark and Alicia Thomas in Ms. Futrell’s eighth-grade health class at CCMS learning the basics of CPR.

After reading “The Quilt Story,” Murray Elementary School students in Thenia Gibson’s second grade class had the opportunity to share their own personal quilt stories. Gibson said quilts can be works of art, as well as stories told through pictures. Pictured are, from left, Eloise Baird and …

Southwest Elementary students Ethan Pervine and Hannady Loveless show off their work on mini whiteboards in Lisa Allen’s third grade math class. Students used distributive property and visual representations to multiply numbers and solve problems.

Students in Mrs. Gibson’s second grade class at Murray Elementary are excited to be participating in “Thankful Thursdays.” Each Thursday students bring an item to go into the school food pantry. Students have been studying about being good citizens and how they can give back to their communi…

Seven Calloway County High School Future Farmers of America members joined 51,450 others and were able to learn, lead and serve at the 94th annual National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis in October. As part of the convention, students constructed and painted a food pantry for needy …

Michael McCuiston and Henley Hernandez, students at the Murray Preschool Ruby Simpson Center, are pictured with their teacher, Ms. Susan. The students are learning scientific inquiry skills by predicting what will happen to the pumpkin in the jar.

Calloway County High School students in Mr. Loveless’ honors biology class visited the Murray State University’s Hancock Biological Station for the day. Students were able to venture out on the water for electro fishing and limnology. Students also hiked trails and learned about grassland re…

The Calloway County Middle School Future Business Leaders of America recently held a Pink Out Day in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It was part of a state-wide event with the Kentucky Business Education Association. CCMS was featured on the KBEA website. Members of the CCMS FBLA are…

Chris Taylor with the Murray Fire Department talks to children in Kara Brown's kindergarten class from Murray Elementary School about the fire engine behind him during a recent field trip. Students walked over to tour MFD's new Station No. 1.

Several students in Robin Brown’s kindergarten class at Murray Elementary School are seen in their Books Alive costumes during the school’s recent annual celebration. Pictured, from left, are Mae Seiber, Julie Beth Adkins, Parker Noland, Chloe Hutchins, Knox Purcell, Blake Miller, Indiana Zi…

Pictured are, from left, Conner Pile, Max Chapman, Laila Clark and Alicia Thomas in Ms. Futrell’s eighth-grade health class at CCMS learning the basics of CPR.

After reading “The Quilt Story,” Murray Elementary School students in Thenia Gibson’s second grade class had the opportunity to share their own personal quilt stories. Gibson said quilts can be works of art, as well as stories told through pictures. Pictured are, from left, Eloise Baird and …

Calloway County High School hosted Murray State University for an onsite college fair. Juniors and seniors had the opportunity to explore the options available at MSU, and seniors could apply for admission during the fair. Pictured are CCHS students learning information about the Honors Coll…

Pictured are Murray Middle School students from Mrs. Higgins’ homeroom in one of the MMS sixth grade arts and humanities class. Under the direction of MMS Band Director Beth Stribling, students performed a dance to the 1980s hit by Carlos Santana featuring Rob Thompas-Smooth. On the student’…

Murray Elementary School second grade student, Jamarious Payne, is pictured working hard on some expo tabletops to practice memorization of his addition doubles math facts. He is a student in Marcy Back’s class.

Murray Elementary School students in Mrs. Newsome’s kindergarten class, Lila Hill and Olivia Haines, use giant Cuisenaire rods to explore/compare length and whole to part math concepts during math center rotation.

The third block landscaping class at Calloway County High School was able to apply the elements and principles of design discussed in class as they traveled to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House to provide fall colors to the floral fountain, replacing the summer color the classes ha…

The Calloway County Laker Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the Region 1 Fall Leadership Conference at Murray State. They learned ways to fundraise, keep the chapter engaged and be competitive on the local, state and national level for the upcoming school year.

Murray Middle School students in Mr. Conley’s gym class are showing off their black and gold on Spirit Friday. From left are Keith Bomar, Skylar Watson, Carley Bell, Ollie Rosa, Brady Woodall, Jacob Ridley, Hope Miller, Mayla Smith and Reagan Ballard.

Tiger Fridays represent the black and gold tradition in the Murray Independent School District. MISD students show their Tiger spirit by wearing black and gold. Pictured are Murray Middle School students, from left, back row, Ethan Peng, Selvam Antony, Addy Robbins, Kaylee Woessner, Desiree …

Murray High School students are pictured displaying the embroidered black and golf quilt gifted to MISD from the 1948 MHS Class. From left, are Emily Hopkins, Gwen Falwell, Caroline Koenig, Lacey Enlow, Chase Renick, Caleb Cauley, Katelyn Stanzyck, Andrew Orr, Jack Jones; back row, J.T. Berb…

Jay Stark’s Murray Elementary kindergarten class is pictured holding the Golden Shelf Elf award for having the best manners in the library and ensuring the library books were placed in the correct places.

Students Anna Roberts and Keira Nash, first grade students in Ms. Ransey’s class at North Calloway Elementary, are shown hanging upside down during recess. 

Calloway County High School senior Alexzandria Bear is pictured working on one of the CCHS’s First Tech Challenge Robotics Team’s robot, preparing for the remote FTC State Championship. She is a student in Mr. Slaten’s class.

MURRAY - Murray State University has awarded Claire Whitaker of Murray High School with the prestigious Presidential Fellowship scholarship, which includes full tuition, housing and meals for up to four years at the university.

MURRAY - Murray High School students were recognized for their excellent performance on the 2021 National Spanish Exam. MHS students earned a total of one gold, seven silver and three bronze medals along with six honorable mentions for their performance on the national level. Additionally, f…

The Murray Elementary School’s first and second grade Odyssey team placed first in the state virtual competition in Problem 1, Division 1, and the OMer the rOMer. The group was required to build a ride-on vehicle that takes an OMer character on an adventure in search of humor.  The vehicle s…

The following students placed in the Kentucky Junior Duckstamp Awards. The KY Junior Duckstamp Contest educates students on the importance of wetland and wildlife conservation, while allowing them to practice art techniques that depict realistic waterfowl in the correct habitat. Pictured is …

Two Calloway County High School FFA members advanced to the Kentucky State FFA Association Impromptu Speaking Contest. Pictured is Annabel Wilmurth, fruit and vegetable impromptu speaking regional champion.

Creativity and math come together as eighth grade students in Ms. Scott’s class at Calloway County Middle School plan their own city on a coordinate plane. Students got practice with graphing ordered pairs, linear equations and parallel and perpendicular lines.

The following Calloway County High School Lakers are now certified in Microsoft PowerPoint. Pictured, from left, are Nick Tyson, Aidan Poston, Cana McDonald, Isabel Housden, Caleb Ticknor, Cadwell Turner, Danny Esparza, Andrew Adams, Trace Johnson, Sam Chapman, Gavin Driscoll and Daniel Puckett.

Southwest kindergarten students competed in a Derby Day event as a culminating activity to their unit on the state of Kentucky. The students ran races until they found the fastest kids in kindergarten. Pictured is Principal Mallory with the winners, Taeshun Frame and Makenzie Nance.

The Calloway County High School FFA chapter, along with 20 other chapters from Kentucky, traveled to Murray State University to compete in a COVID-19-friendly career development competition where students utilized their knowledge from the classroom and past experience to win the FFA Field Da…

Murray Middle School sent two STLP (Student Technology Leadership Program) groups to the state finals. Project one was “Weekly Two-Minute News,” with Adeline Pitman and Nate Dyer, which is a fun weekly new program for grades 4-8 with book suggestions, new science updates, holidays and things…

Murray Middle School sent two STLP (Student Technology Leadership Program) groups to the state finals. Project one was “Weekly Two-Minute News,” with Adeline Pitman and Nate Dyer, which is a fun weekly new program for grades 4-8 with book suggestions, new science updates, holidays and things…

Murray Middle School friends are back together after Spring Break. Pictured, from left, are Malaika Gachoka, Avery Vanover and Ella Parker.

Kindergarten students in Ms. Randolph's class at North Calloway Elementary School learned about how they can help the Earth recently in honor of Earth Day. They gathered ideas and wrote 5-star sentences.

Tony Jarvis, Murray High School principal, pictured, and MHS Guidance staff visited Murray Middle School’s eighth-grade students. They discussed high school expectations and upcoming registration.

Murray Elementary School second-grade students, from left, Ali Bautista, Elsie Hopkins, Lillian Jarvis and Lawson Houston, are pictured with the annual Spring Swing Basket for the upcoming annual Spring Swing fundraiser. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all baskets will be displayed virtually w…

For the 20th consecutive year the Calloway County Future Farmers of America chapter has earned a Gold Chapter Rating from the Kentucky FFA State Association. Less than 30% of the state’s chapters received a Gold rating, and only three from the Purchase Region (Carlisle, Graves and Calloway).…

Calloway County High School senior Alexzandria Bear is seen here working on one of the CCHS First Tech Challenge Robotics Team's robots preparing for the remote FTC State Championship. She is a student in Mr. Slaton's class.

The Murray High School American History team and the World History team claimed first in the 2021 History Day competition at Murray State University. Both teams won first place in both 2020 and 2021. MHS junior Chase Renick was second in individual competition in American History and junior …

MURRAY - Maggie Mae Drew, a Murray High School sophomore, was selected to receive a Global Citizen scholarship from the National Spanish Exam. She is the first MHS student to receive this award and one of only eight students selected from across the country to receive this highly competitive…

The Murray Middle School seventh and eighth grade history team competed in the West Kentucky History Day competition hosted by Murray State University. Students participated virtually which included 100 U.S. history questions, current events and tiebreakers. The results will be given in late…

The Calloway County Middle School MathCOUNTS team had three students compete at the recent virtual state tournament. Amber Wu, Aubrey Naber and Connor Pile qualified for the tournament after scoring high enough at both the chapter tournament and the chapter invitational tournament. At the co…

Governor Andy Beshear was a virtual guest reader in Noraa Ransey’s first-grade class at North Calloway Elementary School for Read Across America Day.

Murray Elementary first grade students created Leprechaun traps as a science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) project. Students used boxes, paper plates, craft sticks, rocks, paper and paint to design their traps. The students also created a flip grid to describe and verbalize how the L…

A student in the kindergarten class of Ms. Canerdy’s at North Calloway Elementary School, has been learning about his five senses. On this day, he investigated popcorn.

Calloway County preschool students in Mrs. Candice’s class are seen building wacky buildings with  blocks and shaving cream after investigating how buildings are made while celebrating Read Across America Week with a Wacky Dress Up Day. Pictured, from left, are Hali Burnell, Maxton Hicks and…

Third-grade students at East Calloway Elementary School in Ms. Dial’s class used paper plates to create Venn diagrams to compare and contrast caribou and wildebeests. Pictured is Coltin Knieriem.

Calloway County High School students Lee Gore, left, and Kara Buchanan are in Mark Dycus’ intermediate guitar class and are shown practicing an ensemble arrangements of the Spanish folk song, “Mi Caballo Blanco.”

Fourth-grade distance learner Clayton Rogers from Southwest Elementary School is pictured showing his school spirit with his crazy hat for Hat Day in honor of Read Across America week.

Students at Murray Elementary School celebrated Read Across America with a Green Eggs and Ham Day and they celebrated Dr. Seuss Day at home during a district-wide NTI day. Pictured is Rider Lacey, a kindergarten student at MES.