A Message from Mr. LaPier

  • It is with great pleasure and honor that I serve as the principal of North Myrtle Beach Middle School. Our school is one that is built on a great sense of pride and community. We are steeped in rich traditions and continually focused on great academic success. We are committed to creating and maintaining a learning environment that is safe and secure, all while offering a wide array of unique learning opportunities for our students.

    North Myrtle Beach Middle School is a comprised of over 1,200 students in grades six through eight and over 100 teachers and staff members. Our standards-driven curriculum is delivered during a school day organized around four core academic blocks in which the students are teamed and two exploratory periods. 

    I encourage parents and community members to stay actively engaged in our school through special activities and events. At North Myrtle Beach Middle school we greatly value and encourage your support, as it will ultimately benefit all of our students.

    We look forward to a wonderful and successful school year as we believe that “Success Starts Today” at North Myrtle Beach Middle School.

James LaPier

From a first-generation college graduate to principal of the largest middle school in Horry County, James LaPier brings his experience, love for middle school education, and drive to build relationships with all stakeholders at North Myrtle Beach Middle School. Meet Mr. LaPier in this edition of The Person Behind the Title.