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The two students who created this awesome video are Sara Abushakra, and Alyssa Smith. You may remember Sara from this years Reflection Art Contest. She won the Wake County Reflections Art Contest and came in second for the State competition.

You are allowed to vote multiple times. Depending on whether the video comes in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place, the school will receive money in the range of $2,000 to $5,000.

So GO VOTE NOW!!

To see the video and vote, visit: www.careersafeonline.com or press the big green button below.

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The Right Click: Internet Safety Workshop for Parents

 

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If you don’t recognize all the apps in the picture, please join us to learn about keeping our children and youth safe as they navigate social media and online communications through cellphones, tablets, and computers. Presenters will share hands-on strategies for talking with kids and youth about safe practices and teaching them to be good “digital citizens.”

Presenters:

  • Natalie Wood Riché, Outreach Specialist, NC Department of Justice
  • Detective Matt Pearson, Cary Police Department
  • Abbi Tenaglia, Founder and Director, Transforming Hope Ministries

We are happy to provide this event free of charge for parents and community groups. Please note: This workshop has a very inclusive, moderate view on technology and is not religious or conservatively based. For specific questions, please contact Transforming Hope at info@transforminghopeministries.org or 919-446-1606.

The event will be at:

Hope Chapel
6175 Old Jenks Rd
Apex, NC 27523
Mon, May 1, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

for more information visit: https://www.transforminghopeministries.org/

International Festival this Friday!

 

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Celebrate diversity at our Annual MCHS International Festival on Friday, April 28 from 6-8 pm in the Commons. This event is open to the community so all are welcome!

There will be food, entertainment and games. Also don’t miss the Film Festival at 2:30 in the Auditorium on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (April 25-27).

We hope to see you there!

PLEASE JOIN US

 

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The monthly meeting of MCHS PTSA will be Monday, April 24 from 6:00 to 7:00pm in the Media Center. We will be planning celebrations for our teachers and our Honor Roll students. Join the discussion about the future of MCHS PTSA.

Mr. Martin will be with us, making this a perfect opportunity to ask questions about Prom, AP tests, and Graduation.

Coupons for our Jersey Mike’s Fundraiser will also be available.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Be Part of Next Year’s PTSA Team

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Our leadership team is coming together, but we still need to fill some key positions. Please do not wait for somebody else to volunteer. You are the person who can help lead the Academic Booster Club of MCHS. You are the person who can work with parents, teachers, students and staff to ensure academic opportunity for all of our kids. We look forward to hearing from you!

MCHS PTSA: 2017/18

President: open
Vice President: open
Secretary: Michelle Edgar
Treasurer: Ashlie Holt
Communications (newsletter, social media): open
Membership: Karissa Webb
BAC Representative: Jodi Vance
Hospitality: open
Student Recognition: Renee Rogers and Laura Wilson
Winter Craft Fair: open
Reflections: Ginger Carbone
Passive Fundraising: Wendy Bonarelli
Student Liaisons: Carman Webb
Grant Writing: Kathy Gleason and Linda Chaloupecky

For more information, contact Carman Webb at cgwebb@me.com

Honor Roll Breakfast – This Thursday

On Thursday, April 27 we will celebrate the accomplishments of our students on the Honor Roll. Students on the “ALL A” Honor Roll will receive a ticket to the breakfast where we will serve fruit, assorted snacks and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. The first breakfast of the day will serve Juniors and Seniors and Freshmen and Sophomores will join us at the second breakfast. Each breakfast will end with a drawing for gift cards to the places our kids love to go. Students on both the “All A” and the “A/B” Honor Rolls will be eligible to win a card in the drawings.

Thank you in advance to everyone who can volunteer to help serve our students and to those of you making a donation of snacks or gift cards for the drawing. All donations should be labeled “Honor Roll Breakfast” and dropped off in STUDENT SERVICES by Tuesday, April 25. Please place gift cards in sealed envelopes labeled “Honor Roll Breakfast” before dropping them by Student Services.

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Teacher Appreciation “Happy Hour”

 

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To show our appreciation for our teachers and staff at MCHS we will give them the simple gift of a moment to enjoy each other over a treat and a drink directly after school on Tuesday, May 2.

We are looking to serve homemade cookies, water and cokes.

Show your love by signing up below.

Cookies and drinks can be dropped off at 6020 Larboard Dr. Apex 27539 on Monday May 1 and Tuesday May 2 until noon.

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Middle Creek Driver Education Summer School

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Middle Creek Driver Education summer school registration program has begun.

Priority registration is from April 1 – April 24, 2017. During the priority registration period, students are assigned to a class based on age, oldest to youngest. Students who register after April 24th are assigned to class on a first come basis as long as slots are available.

Summer Registration forms can be found in Student Services or on line at www.jordandriving.com. Legible completed forms should be submitted to Student Services of the selected school or emailed to the lead teacher at the school selected. Schools, lead teachers and schedules are found on the back of the form. Each student must submit a summer registration form before getting assigned to a summer class.

Unlocking Secrets to Great Learning

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“Escape Room” has been all the rage for a while now. You’ve heard about it.

You play the “game” by paying an entrance fee to get locked in a room. Then you work together with your friends to find clues that will get you out.

Sound fun? Matt Scialdone and his English teacher colleagues at Middle Creek High School thought so.

So did the 4C Grant Fund. The Fund supports engaged learning that comprises Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking and Communication.

OK, so no one got locked in a room

Matt and his colleagues designed an activity where students have to unlock boxes instead, using clues based on literature they have read this year in class.

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UPDATE: Your PTSA, through its STEM Grant Program, has helped purchased additional break out kits which will allow multiple classrooms to experience this new and engaging educational experience. Thank you for your generous donations and for supporting better education at Middle Creek High.