Bill Murphy hired as new WMS assistant principal

Bill Murphy hired as new WMS assistant principal
Posted on 04/29/2020
Bill Murphy

We are pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Bill Murphy as the assistant principal of Washington Middle School beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. The Mehlville School District Board of Education unanimously voted to approve his hiring at its April 28, 2020 meeting.

Mr. Murphy graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in Education before earning a Master of Science in Education - Middle School Education and Master of Science in Educational Leadership and Administration from Walden University in Minneapolis, MN. He is currently serving as the 6th grade math teacher at Sperreng Middle School in Lindbergh Schools where he was named the Teacher of the Year for 2019-2020.

"As a middle school math and science teacher, Mr. Murphy knows how to build relationships with students in order for each student to reach their full potential," said Kelly Roberts, 2020-2021 WMS principal. "He is student centered and will support our vision of giving students voice and choice in their learning. He brings a wealth of knowledge with integrating project-based learning in our classrooms. His expertise will help us to continue to grow personalized learning here at WMS and district-wide." 

"I look forward to working with the talented, caring, forward-thinking team of educators at WMS and am eager to connect with the entire WMS community to support our students throughout middle school and prepare them for their future," Murphy said. "I am proud to continue and enhance the work in Mehlville School District as we design unique opportunities for our students." 

Mr. Murphy will begin serving as assistant principal on July 1, 2020.

The Mehlville School District strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or sex including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity and other characteristics protected by law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: contact Adam Smith at 314-467-5006 or [email protected].