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QUESTION: What is the best way to get updates about what is happening at Murphy Ranch?

ANSWER: Follow us on FacebookInstagram, or Twitter.  Regularly check your child's backpack or ask for school papers.  Flyers typically always go home explaining an upcoming event. Additional flyers always available in the office. 

QUESTION: What is the best way to communicate with my child's teacher?

ANSWER: Check with your child's teacher to determine a mutually beneficial method of communication (phone, email, letters, stop by at the start/end of day, etc...). You can call the office (562-789-2150) anytime to be connected with their voicemail or click here for a list of teacher emails. 

QUESTION: What are the office hours?

ANSWER: Monday - Friday from 7:30am - 4:00pm

QUESTION: Is there a Parent Handbook with school information?

ANSWER: Yes, there is! Click HERE to view it. 

QUESTION: When does kindergarten registration begin?

ANSWER: Kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year begins on Tuesday, February 14th. All registration is done online. You can access the enrollment link under our FAMILY RESOURCES tab. Click here to view our kindergarten page with lots of information and upcoming events for incoming kindergarten students and parents.

QUESTION: I really want my child to attend Murphy Ranch, but we don't live in the attendance area. Is it still possible to attend?

ANSWER: Yes, you just need to apply for a permit (inter/intra). Permits are accepted based on grade level availability according to board policy. Click here for specific information about permits for the 2017-2018 school year.

QUESTION: How do I report an absence?
To report an absence please call 562-789-2155 or email MRAttend@ewcsd.org
QUESTION: When does my child have PE?
Please see the PE schedule below. 
QUESTION: What supplies does my child need to start school?
See a complete list for each grade level below.