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Mission Statement

Murray Middle School will be a safe and supportive learning environment where the community works together as a team to provide all students with the skills to be life long learners in a technological global society.

Goals for Student Achievement

Falcon Students: Murray Middle School practices the“4R’s” Framework outlined below which is the focus of the Falcon Community in order to facilitate and embrace a school climate of Positive Behavior Instruction and Support (PBIS) .

 Focus on your work
 Attend School
 Be prepared and on time for class

 Be respectful to students, faculty and administration
 Be respectful of school property
 Be mature and act appropriately

 Be academically productive
 Have a purpose when you are in the hall
 Use time management skills

 Accept direction and redirection from teachers
 Allow anyone to sit next to you




NHCS District Goals
for Student Achievement

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The Murray Falcon Team Will

Provide a safe nurturing environment.

Provide a rigorous instruction based on North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

Provide students and parents with feedback on the students progress, via phone calls, emails, parent conferences, and through Parent Portal.

Update grade book weekly through the Parent PowerSchool Portal.

Encourage student use of organizational strategies such as a student planner or electronic calendar.

Provide students with opportunities to read, write, think, and talk in every class every day.

Provide remediation and/ or enrichment when students need it.

Differentiate instruction so all students are able to learn.

Elective Teachers Will:

Provide students the opportunity to explore potential interests
and talents beyond the academic classroom.

6th Grade Teachers Will:

Assist students with transitioning from elementary school
to the middle school environment.

Teach each student to use a planner for communication, to
help students to become more self reliant, and as a tool to
actively communicate expectations and student progress.

7th Grade Teachers Will:

Continue to work on organizational structure and skills introduced in 6th grade.

Assist students in understanding the rewards and/or consequences of their choices.

Prepare students to transition into the increased freedom offered in 8th grade.

8th Grade Teachers Will:

Help students develop communication skills for the 21st century work environment.

Prepare students for the transition from middle school to
the high school environment.

Learn more about Charles P. Murray


Phone: 910.790.2363

Fax: 910.790.2351

Charles P. Murray Middle School

655 Halyburton Memorial Parkway 

Wilmington, North Carolina 28412


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In compliance with Federal law, including Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and the provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, New Hanover County Schools administers all state-operated educational programs, employment activities, and admissions without discrimination because of disability, race, religion, national, or ethnic origin, color, age, military service, or gender except where exemption is appropriate and allowed by law.

To file a complaint of discrimination, contact: Dr. Rick Holliday, Deputy Superintendent, Student Support and Federal Programs, 6410 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412, Telephone (910) 254-4206; Fax (910) 254-4226.

NHCS Mission Statement:
The mission of New Hanover County Schools, in collaboration with our parents and the community, is to strive to provide children an excellent education in a safe and positive learning environment where they are prepared with the critical skills to reach their full potential for a world yet to be imagined.

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