Murray High School

Murray High Students 'Tired of Being Afraid' Join National Walkout

Mar 14, 2018
Isaac Gallimore

Students across west Kentucky are joining the national protest this week demanding stricter gun laws and an end to school massacres. Murray High is just 30 miles from Marshall County, where a shooter took the lives of two 15-year-olds in January. Murray student 17-year-old Isaac Gallimore spoke with classmates about their decision to ‘walk out’ and speak out.

An annual listing of the best high schools in the country has ranked Murray High School the tenth-best in Kentucky. 

Kentucky High School Athletic Association, via Twitter

The Murray High School boys basketball team’s bid for a state championship has fallen short.

Murray Independent School District is in the process of building a new high school. Superintendent Bob Rogers says the project will cost $16 million.

NFL Quarterback Robert Griffith and All-Time Great Lynn Swann presented Murray High School Marching Band senior Prashant Chakradhar a Most Valuable Player Award in January. Chakradhar earned it performing in the U.S. Army All American Band at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. Chakradhar is the son of Kala Chakradhar, who is assistant professor in social work in Murray State's College of Education and Human Services. He speaks with Kate Lochte about his experience on Sounds Good.

WKMS presents two hour-long specials showcasing highlights from holiday concerts from regional schools this week as part of the Carson Myre Charitable Foundation's Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series. These specials feature highlights from recent performances by Murray High School, Calloway County High School, Paducah Tilghman High School and Clark Elementary and will be broadcast on our All-Classical Channel.

The KHSAA has imposed sanctions against a crew of five football officials, following a misapplication of  rules in a high school football playoff game between DeSales and Murray on November 28th that might have affected the outcome of the game. 



Trice's preliminary hearing has been set for May 7th.

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The Murray High School assistant basketball coach and teacher’s assistant charged with five counts of third degree rape against an underage student has been charged with additional sexual offenses. 

MSU's Associate Director for Health Services Judy Lyle initiated bringing the online program AlcoholEDU to Murray State students as well as students at Murray And Calloway County High in an effort to combat alcohol abuse.

The confidential, online program involves surveys and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators has noted its effectively moderating high-risk drinking. She speaks with Kate about the program on Sounds Good.

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