Gifted and Talented

    The Gifted & Talented (GT) Program recognizes that all students possess gifts and talents. The program mission is to explore, develop, and nurture these qualities through challenging academic and artistic experiences encountered in a variety of electives. In addition to the four core subjects, students take three electives daily per quarter.

    During their three elective periods students explore new areas of interest or study a particular area in depth. This allows students time to hone their talents, or explore new areas of interest. Elective courses are offered on a yearlong, semester, and quarter basis; therefore, a student has the potential to take up to twelve different electives per year.

    AIG Basics

    Students who are identified by WCPSS as Academically and Intellectually Gifted (AIG) participate in the AIG Basics Program. AIG Basics places AIG students in core classes for language arts and/or mathematics and are grouped with other AIG identified students according to their individual qualifications. Moore Square teachers have received AIG training in order to implement differentiated instruction in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies for AIG identified students. 

    Best Practices


    Dynamic partnerships with local and state museums, government organizations, performing and cultural arts centers, as well as area businesses offers students opportunities to deepen their knowledge and shape their future world.

  • Tours and Magnet Events

    Moore Square GT/AIG Basics Magnet Middle School welcomes all prospective families and their students to join us on a school tour!

    Tours are conducted on Thursday mornings from 9:00 - 10:00 am October 19, 2017 - January 25, 2018. Tours are available  monthly throughout the rest of the year by appointment. Click Upcoming Tours to sign up. Please contact our Magnet Coordinator, Nona Hardy, for tour information. 
    Magnet Events
    • Magnet Theme Thursday: Parent Information Sessions
      General sessions about ALL magnet themes and early colleges, the application and selection process.
      Dates: SEP 7, OCT 5, NOV 2, DEC 7, JAN 4, JAN 18
      Location: Crossroads I, 5625 Dillard Drive, Cary, NC 27518
      Session Times: 10:00  - 11:00 am
      Email: magnetcenter@wcpss.net 
    • Early College Fair 

      Explore all  early college schools in one location.

      Date: October 14, 2017

      Time: 9a  - 11a

      Location: Vernon Malone College and Career Academy, 2200 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh,  
      Email: magnetcenter@wcpss.net 

    • First Friday: Join us at Moore Square for an afternoon showcase of our students' gifts, talents, and learning!
    NOVEMBER 3, 2017
    Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm
    Location: Moore Square Magnet Middle School
    301 S. Person Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601 
    Magnet & Early College Schools Fair: Explore all magnet options in one location
    NOVEMBER 4, 2017
    Time:  9:00 am – 12:00 noon
    Location:Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School
    2600 Rock Quarry Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    Magnet Middle Schools Evening Info Sessions: Explore Magnet Middle School programs (There are 2 sessions.)
    NOVEMBER 30 
    Time:  6:00 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Carroll Magnet Middle School
    4520 Six Forks Road
    Raleigh NC 27609
    Time:  6:00 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Davis Drive Elementary School
    2151 Davis Drive
    Cary NC 27519
    Magnet Application Period is from January 10 to January 31, 2018.
    Notification of selection - February 19, 2018
    Thank-you for your interest in Moore Square GT/AIG Basics Magnet Middle School!

  • For more information about our Magnet program:
    Nona Hardy, Magnet Coordinator
    (919) 664-5737 
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