Marie Murphy School: Book Fair
- Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Mar 2010, p. 25, 34
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- The recent Marie Murphy School book fair earned a profit of $1,293.79 after expenses. This is the first year a book fair was held at the middle school. It has already been an annual fundraising event for many years at the elementary school. Comments by Information Technology Center director Carrie Stotz.
This year's Science Olympiad regional competition took place Feb. 27, at New Trier West High School in Northfield. Marie Murphy School's Science Olympiad varsity team came in first place in the tournament for a ninth straight year.
The 15-member varsity team includes: Eighth grade students Adam Eggert, Andy Feis, Michael Gobeli, Shannon He, Elizabeth Lee, Michael Knippen, Emile Motta de Castro, Amanda Newmark, Michael Riordan, Melanie Racenstein, Ari Wolfe, Sean Ye; seventh grade student Vivian Jou and Leah Rivkin; and sixth grade student Katherine Ho. The 19-member junior varsity team includes: Eighth grade student Don Sirivat; seventh grade students Daniel Belknap, Sahar Bhai, Alexander Chen, Rene Chen, Stephanie Chen, Jessica Jeon, Joshua Park, Solena Rizzato, Samantha Yang; and sixth grade students Allison Gomez, Jamie Knippen, Aiyappa Kodendera, Lauren Newmark, Andrew Wei, Ethan Wirth, Jonah Wolfe, Clara Yam, and David Yan. Members of the coaching team include James Gravagna, Darren Persino, Peter Ogden, and Shannon Wright.
The Marie Murphy School varsity team will compete in the state tournament at the University of Illinois in Champaign April 10.
During the week of March 9, 80 Avoca West Elementary School third grade students visited the Chicago Botanic Garden.
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