Bacon Elementary School

5844 South Timberline Road Fort Collins CO 80528
Phone: 970-488-5300 Fax: 970-488-5306 Attendance: 970-488-5310

Nicole Murphy

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About Me
Biographical Sketch: 

I grew up in a Suburb of Chicago and moved to Colorado 10 years ago. My husband is a high school counselor. We have two children, Josh who is in 6th grade at Preston and Eliza who is a 3rd grader here at Bacon. We also have a dog named Mina.


B.S.--Valparaiso University, Indiana; Masters in Reading--Concordia University, Illinois


Oak Park, Illinois

Why I enjoy teaching: 

I enjoy teaching because I love learning! As a teacher, I am constantly learning from my colleagues and from my students.

What I like most about my school: 

Bacon is a wonderful place to work because of the supportive community and amazing staff.

Interest & Hobbies: 

Reading, hiking, biking, playing with my kids, walking my dog, and hanging out with friends. I'm a Chicago-girl at heart but I LOVE living in Colorado and being outdoors!

My Favorite Book: 

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

First year as a Bacon Bulldog: 
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Something most people don't know about me: 

I taught high school in Kenya for a year.

Favorite Quote: 

“The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”