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Shaker Road Elementary School News

Ashley Murray Named Principal For a Day

Congratulations to Ashley Murray, a second grader in Mrs. Harriman's classroom at Shaker Road Elementary School, who was named Principal for a Day in April.

Ms. Murray loves Math and Science, Writing and Gym. Away from Shaker Road, Ms. Murray enjoys gymnastics, rock wall climbing, dancing and going to her sister, Emily's, dance competitions.  Ashley's favorite color is teal and her favorite animals are penguins. If Ashley gets her favorite thing to eat, it is a big bowl of macaroni and cheese.

Over the course of her day as principal, Ms. Murray will supervise bus arrival, help out at P.E. classes, visit many classrooms (especially her sister's!), hand out lots of lucky coins, visit at student lunches - which she ordered to be outside - as well as enjoying Sweet Willy's with her closest advisors.

She sets a very high bar for the conduct of a school principal and her efforts to recognize as many students as possible makes for a great day. She even went so far as to be nice to her dad, who is on the staff at Shaker Road.

Although early in her education, Ms. Murray hopes to use her love for Math and Science in some way although she doesn't know how just yet. In the summertime, she spends lots of time in the family pool and looks forward to a big family trip that is still undecided. 

Ms. Murray was a real breath of fresh air at Shaker Road today, just like the uptick with the weather. That probably was not a coincidence!