Phone: 404-408-6582 ext: 30504
Degrees and Certifications:
BSed Science Education (UGA) MSed Teacher Leadership (KSU)
Mr. Stephen Murray
Welcome! My name is Mr. Stephen Murray, and I joined the Hiram High School family as a science teacher in 2007. I received my bachelor's degree in science education from UGA, and I hold a master's degree in teacher leadership from KSU. Please explore this page to familiarize yourself with important information.You can return to this page at any time by clicking, "About the Teacher," to the right.
Canvas (Digital Learning): By clicking on Class Homepage to the right, you can navigate to Canvas. This is where you can access the class' content digitally for students and parents. Students, you can access this page with the same login credentials you use to sign on to school computers. You can find general info about accessing Canvas by clicking here. Please explore your course on Canvas. Make sure you log on to Canvas on January 5, 2021 for your day 1 Digital Learning Day assignment.
Below, you can find general information about student life in Paulding County
Info for Students: Please click this link to access the Student Resources page. There, you can see the bell schedule, learn about clubs and organizations, and parking information at HHS as well as other important information.
Info for Familes: Please click this link to access the Family Resources page. There, you can learn about your rights, how to join the Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA), and how to keep up with your students' grades through Parent Portal. If your student has special needs, please review information about 504 plans or your Parent Rights if your child has an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). If you have any questions about IEPs, please contact your student's case manager or Debbie Strickland (firstname.lastname@example.org), the lead teacher at HHS for students with exceptionalities.
Important note about grade reporting: We post grades every 4 and 1/2 weeks, but you can keep up with grades as soon as teachers enter them by signing up for Parent Portal. If you have any questions, the front office staff is trained to help you. You can call them at 770-443-1182.
School Jargon and Abbreviations: Teachers use a lot of words that may be unfamiliar to you. If you need help understanding any of this terminology, please click this link to explore an excellent glossary of educational terms.
Other Questions?: If you have any other question or concerns, please click this link or the HHS logo below to complete a Google form. Clicking the link will open a new tab or window, depending on your browser settings. Forms completed and sent during the school week will be read and responded to within a 48 hour window. You can also email me directly at email@example.com.
***The video below was posted at the start of the fall semester 2020. The message is still accurate, but I would like to add the importance of logging on to Canvas on January 5 to complete your day 1 Digital Learning Day assignment. (Also, I am not teaching Earth Systems this semester. Welcome, AP Environmental Science students.)