Description: Art club as an extension of green arts mastery works on painting signs and pouring candles after school for the green arts show. Currently art club is working on a number of mini murals around the school building.
Description: Battle of the Books is a competition team that reads books and practices trivia style questions in preparation for the county competition. All of the questions in the competition begin with the words “In which book” and the correct answer is always the title and author of the book.
Description: Students may apply for Beta Club after the first nine weeks. It is the student's responsibility to listen to the morning announcements for information about applications. Students must have all A's and B's, 2 teacher recommendations, and outstanding behavior in all classes. Students must be willing to participate in service projects.
Description: Cheerleaders are responsible for setting examples of sportsmanship and raising team spirit. They cheer, dance, do stunts, and tumbling at Football and Boys Basketball home games. The Cheer season lasts from August through January.
Description: This club has been designed to give families an opportunity to read and talk about a book together. We will start each meeting with dinner at 5:30, then discussion and activities will begin around 6:00, finishing up each evening by 7:00. Dinner will be provided for the entire family at each meeting and each family will be given 1 copy of the selected text, all FREE of cost! Each participating family will be asked to complete the book within the month in preparation for the next meeting.
Location: Inside or Outside the Media Center depending on weather.
Description: The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is an interdenominational Christian sports ministry to see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes. We meet for games, devotion, and prayer. You don't have to be an athlete to attend and everyone's welcome.
Location: Students are responsible for raising and lowering the United States flag, State of North Carolina flag and Murray Middle school flag each day. Students learn basic flag etiquette, rules and laws.
Description: Students explore the human and environmental impacts on the local ecosystem and take part in the gardening experience. We currently have a vegetable and herb garden, work on school ground beautification projects, and make daily reports to the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network.
Description: Math Counts is a middle school mathematics competition that builds problem solving skills and fosters achievement through four levels of competition: school, chapter, state and national. The competition at each level is divided into 4 rounds: Sprint, Target, Team and Countdown Round.
Meets: M-F during mastery and after school as needed.
Location: Chorus Room 608
Description: This is an auditioned group made up of 7th and 8th graders. It is possible for a 6th grader to audition into Chorus Mastery. We sing all kinds of music all around the community. We work above and beyond the set curriculum of Middle School Chorus - singing upwards of 4 harmonies at a time. We are a family!
Description: Auditions for a fall play and spring musical are held every year. We typically rehearse every Tues. and Thurs. after school. We also have students who volunteer for technical crew jobs for these productions as well.
Description: Science Olympiad is team much like a football or soccer team and it requires preparation, commitment, coaching and practice throughout the year. The team is divided into specialty squads that focus on their events and require teamwork, group planning and cooperation. The events are rotated every year or two but come from the fields of genetics, earth science, chemistry, anatomy, physics, geology, mechanical engineering and technology. The emphasis is on learning, participation, interaction, having fun and developing team spirit.
Description: Any student may participate in Student Government. He/she does not have to be an officer in order to attend a meeting. All students are encouraged to bring concerns to the SGA as they arise. Officers are voted on by the SGA and Murray Staff.
Description: Murray is proud to be a Unified Champions school. There are monthly meetings and activities in the mornings and competitions during the school day. We participate in Special Olympics, engage in whole school awareness activities, and leadership training.