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Summer Reading 2019

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The Summer Reading List is Here!
Where does the time fly? I can't believe it's that time of year again! Time to share our Summer

Reading List with you! It's my 27th year in HCPSS and 22nd year here at Murray Hill Middle School! W00t! A lot of things have changed but some thing stay the same. Like still LOVING to read. Every day. Especially, in the Summer time! There's nothing better to sit outside, on the beach, under an umbrella, or in a screened in porch and just read. For hours and hours! Where do you like to read? Any verified official Murray Hill kid who answers that in the comments will get a surprise next year! Sorry, Svetlana in Vladivostok, you are not eligible to win, but I still appreciate you reading this blog!

We Invite you to view & download the Middle School Summer Reading List Jpeg Page 1 and Page 2 or 2019SR_MSfinal- PDF 

Thanks to our our A+ partner Librarians at the Howard County Library and two of our local HCPSS Middle School Teacher-Libraria…

The TAO of Ron Swanson: How Ron Swanson Inspires Educators

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The TAO of Ron Swanson  or How Ron Swanson Inspires Educators
"We need to talk"
"That has never been true"

"I find these kinds of superficial social interactions awkward and uncomfortable. Please stop telling me about your personal life. Now."



“There’s only one thing I hate more than lying: skim milk. Which is water that’s lying about being milk.”

[forcibly being shown pictures of someone else's kids] "Are these the expensive pets that talk you made to carry on your super ego? Adorable."

"Just because I look at you and nod as you talk does not mean that I agree with you or like you. It means I'm humoring you so that you will hopefully say your piece and then go away and leave me in peace. But really, keep talking"

“The less I know about other people’s affairs, the happier I am. I’m not interested in caring about people. I once worked with a guy for three years and never learned his name. Best friend I ever had. We still neve…