Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Murray

Mrs. Murray teaches Honors ELA 1-2 and Creative Writing at Barry Goldwater High School. Mrs. Murray is also the Gifted Specialist and Spiritline Coach. She graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, and she has a Master's degree in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University. 

Mrs. Murray lives with her husband (Kyle), her son (Asher), her daughter (Amelia), and her puppy (Leo). In her free time, she loves to read, shop, and watch movies with her family.

  •  Mrs. Murray

    Honors ELA 1-2 and Creative Writing

    Gifted Specialist

    Spiritline Coach


    Phone: (623) 445-3111

    Room 121


    Meet the Teacher Video: Creative Writing

    Meet the Teacher Video: Honors ELA 1-2



    Mrs. Murray's Classroom Expectations

    1. Always be respectful.

    2. Arrive prepared and on time. 

    3. Listen and follow directions.

    4. One person speaks at a time.

    5. Remain seated in your assigned seat, unless given permission.

    6. Have a positive attitude! 




    Parent and Student Communication: I will send weekly text updates using a program called Remind. This program will not show me your cell phone number, and you will not see mine. 



    Honors ELA 1-2: Text “bghonors” to “81010”
    Creative Writing: Text “@bgcreative” to “81010”



    Please feel free to reach out to me if you ever have any questions or concerns!