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Ms. Murphy teaches English 9H, College Essay, and Creative Writing. She received her bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education from Stony Brook University and her master’s degree in English literature from Hofstra University. She is also certified in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Before joining the OBHS English Department, Ms. Murphy taught English at Hicksville High School and abroad in Seoul, South Korea. Ms. Murphy enjoys teaching at OBHS and is enthusiastic to share her love of reading and writing with her students.