Mark Murray

Director of Finance & Operations, Middle School Coach

Recent Posts

How I Became the President (well, sort of)

Posted by Mark Murray on Mar 21, 2017 3:56:30 PM

Growing up we are all told that if you want to become the President of the United States that you can. Being the President of the United States was not something that I ever thought about, nor was it something that I thought I would be well suited for.  However, out of nowhere, my chance to be the President of the United States happened (well, sort of).

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Topics: middle school, social studies

The banner… the good and the bad of an undefeated soccer season

Posted by Mark Murray on Mar 16, 2016 4:37:53 PM

Every year, every season, teams start out as undefeated.  In middle school athletics, no one generally thinks about being undefeated until after their team at least wins a few games.  However, at my school there is a tradition of memorializing an undefeated team by hanging a banner in our gym. The banner lists the team, the year and the team’s final record for the season.  By the end of the first practice, all of the players, including the new ones, are aware of this tradition.

Our boys’ soccer team hadn’t had an undefeated season since 1996.

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Topics: Middle School, Athletics, Sports, soccer, teamwork