Welcome to Murphysboro High School
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Important Dates


Monday Through Thursday - 8AM to 2PM Friday - 8 AM to 11 AM


June 12 through June 29 - Mondays through Thursdays 8:30 AM to Noon

July 10 through July 27 - Mondays through Thursddays 8:30 AM to Noon

August 1/2/3, 2023 - MHS Registration 8:30 AM to Noon

August 7, 2023 - 1st day of all IHSA Sports' practices

August 10, 2023 - Freshman Orientation 6:00 PM

August 19, 2023 - Meet the Teams 6:00 PM

September 29, 2023 - Homecoming Football Game 7:00 PM

September 30, 2023 - Homecoming Dance 7:00 PM

October 11, 2023 - Freshmen (PSAT Test) and Sophomores/Juniors (NMSQT Test)

October 16, 2023 - Picture Retake Day / Club & Organizations Picture Day

November 6, 2023 - Fall Sports Awards Banquet - 6:00 PM

April 3, 2024 - Illinois Science Assessment - Juniors

April 10, 2024 - PSAT Test (Freshmen and Sophomores) and SAT Test (Juniors)

April 27, 2024 - Prom

Vision and Mission

Vision: Murphysboro High School is a progressive school that is unified in our commitment to educational excellence. As a team who looks at data for improvements, we challenge ourselves, each other, and our students, utilizing technology to leverage our goals, allowing our students a safe environment to reach their highest level of achievement.

Mission: Murphysboro High School, in active partnership with family and community, shall empower individuals to become part of a larger learning community, and develop confidence in their skills in order to meaningfully participate in a changing society. Utilizing cloud based computing, we extend our learning opportunities beyond the traditional school structure, assisting in the development of personalized learning networks for each individual.