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Tutors Needed at Murray Middle School!

Murray Middle School (located at 2200 Buford Ave, St. Paul, in St. Anthony Park) offers a comprehensive tutoring/study skills support program called the Murray Pilot One-on-One Tutoring Program. This program (now in its 12th year) is offered during the school day as an elective class Monday through Friday during the last three class periods of the day from 11:08-12:08, 12:12-1:04 and 1:08-2:00 pm.
 
The 7th and 8th grade children involved in the program are students who benefit from obtaining daily support from a tutor/mentor. Tutors work with students on developing solid study skills and they work on core subjects including: English, Science, Math and Social Studies. The goal is to have 75 tutors each week.
 
People enjoy working at Murray because it is an urban middle school with a diverse population and they have an opportunity to work with the same student each day. This lends itself to developing positive relationships with the Murray students.  Cindy Thrasher is present in the classroom during the entire time so that both the Murray student and the tutor have a support system in place at the school.
 
We ask that all tutor volunteers participate in a 90-minute training/orientation session which allows time for us to further describe how the program works at Murray.  We can schedule a training session most days at 8:00am or 2:30pm upon request.
 
Please contact Cindy Thrasher, coordinator, to sign up for a training session or for more information at 651.293.8740 or cindy.thrasher@spps.org
 
Thank you!