MCHS Honor Roll Breakfast this Tuesday – We need your help!

The school will post a list of students earning a place on the “A/B Honor Roll and the “All A Honor Roll.”  Students on the “All A Honor Roll” will receive a ticket to the Honor Roll Breakfast.

The Honor Roll breakfast will be held Tuesday November 14th. Students will enjoy Krispy Kreme doughnuts and assorted snacks.  There will be two shifts, with Juniors and Senior at the first breakfast and Freshmen and Sophomores at the second.  Each breakfast will conclude with a drawing of gift cards to places our kids love to go.

This event is a Mustang Tradition and it only happens because of the support of parents like you.  Every donation of time, snacks, or gift cards is very much appreciated.

Click here for more details and for the SignUpGenius Link.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a094eaaac22a57-mchs

 

Stampede Club needs your Help!

Stampede Club needs 10-15 adult volunteers to help out with this event. Help is need to prepare/setup for the auction and also the on night of the auction.  Please contact Stacy D’Amato for more details

Your help is deeply appreciated!

Details about the event:

The Stampede to Excellence Dinner/Auction is run by volunteers with the purpose to support athletics, clubs and other academic groups at MCHS.  This year’s auction will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017 in the Middle Creek High School Commons,
123 Middle Creek Park Ave., Apex, NC 27539.

Dinner and Silent Auction begins at 5:30 pm! Live Auction begins at 6:30 pm!

 

Healthy Tech Workshop for Parents

Parents in the Wake County Public School System are invited to attend an evening with Janell Burley Hofmann, author of iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know about Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing Up. 

Janell offers practical ideas and strategies for navigating the digital world with kids. This is free event.

When: November 27, 2017  6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Where: McKimmon Center, NCSU, 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC

About Janell Burley Hofmann: Janell Burley Hofmann is the author of the book, iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know About Selfies, Sexting, Gaming and Growing Up. She is also a speaker and consultant on topics like technology, media, health, relationships and personal growth. Janell Burley Hofmann engages readers, clients and audiences in relevant and meaningful conversations igniting personal empowerment, awareness and purpose. Janell serves families, schools and communities in a partnership that will positively impact the lives of children and teens

Click here for details about Janell Burley Hofmann

Special Education Open House and Resource Fair – This Monday!

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The 9th Annual Special Education Open House will be November 6, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Martin Middle School, 1701 Ridge Road, Raleigh.

This evening provides parents an opportunity to learn about special education services, related services and community resources for students with disabilities.

Co-sponsored by the Wake Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) and WCPSS Special Education Services, the schedule for the event includes:

  • 5:30-6:30 – Resource Fair: Connect with WCPSS personnel and community agencies who serve students and adults with disabilities
  • 6:30-7 – Welcome address by Kathryn Jones, SEAC chair and Karen Hamilton, Assistant Superintendent for Special Education Services
  • 7:00-8:50 – Information Sessions: Parents can choose up to 2 sessions provided by WCPSS Special Education Services staff members on topics related to programs/services, instruction, accessing community resources, and using data to plan for student’s individual needs. View full list and descriptions of information session topics.

 

Please join us for this informative evening which addresses community engagement, teaching and learning and student achievement!

Judges needed for this season of Reflections!

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Do you have a literature background or just someone who loves to read? Do you know someone like that? Then send them our way!
Last year, our judges felt “honored” to have read these funny, interesting and extremely heart-felt stories from these kids.  We have no doubt it will be the same this year.
We have 2 judges confirmed and ideally need 3 more.
Date:  Nov 8
Time:  9am – noon or before
Where:  MCHS media center
Who can apply: Anyone interested in reading funny interesting and extremely heart-felt stories.
What is expected:  The judges will read short stories and poems and judge them based on the criteria.  There are approx 65 entries to date. Ginger will help explain the process.
Refreshments, coffee, water, morning snack will be served.
Last year We had 5 judges, 73 entries and we were done after reading and discussing by 11:30.
Also important: I cannot take a judge who has a student who participates in the contest.
Please email Ginger at Carboneginger@gmail.com by 11/7.

Winter Wonder Craft Fair is this Saturday November 11th!

Saturday, November 11, from 9am to 3pm at MCHS Commons

Winter Wonders is a fun, family-friendly, community event held at MCHS. All proceeds benefit academic programs at MCHS. Begin the Holiday season with us at Middle Creek High on Saturday, November 11th from 9am to 3pm.

Invite your family and friends to this fun family event!  Over 50 unique vendors! Find that perfect holiday gift for you and your loved ones!

Bake Sale! Music! Pizza! Shopping! Raffles! Pies! Gifts! Cakes!!

Check out the Facebook page for more updates;

https://www.facebook.com/events/138875806737784/?ti=icl

Support Academic Programs – Help Donate to PTSA Bake Sale!

The Winter Wonders Craft Fair is a fun, family-friendly, community event held at MCHS to benefit our academic programs.  Begin the holiday season with us at Middle Creek High School on Saturday, November 11th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Bakers Needed!  We need your help in providing the goodies at the popular PTSA Bake Sale at the Craft Fair.  Please consider donating cookies, cakes, pies, caramel corn, etc.  We would appreicate all items individually bagged and labeled as indicated in the signup.  We plan to sell cookies, brownies etc in individaul packages and by the dozen. Cakes and Pies are always the most popular items sold.

Not a Baker?  We could use your help as well.  We will need water, soda, coffee and hot chocolate donations as well as donations to help prepare the raffle baskets and decorate our Winter Wonderland.

As always, we appreciate your continued support of the academic program at MCHS.

Please click here for the SignUpGenius.

Fall Fun – Teens@The Eve Perry Library

Come join us for a fun fall!  Teens @ the Library is a fun program on Thursday nights from 7:00-8:00 at the Eva Perry Regional Library in Apex.  We have a group of 20-30 middle and high-schoolers who do fun activities, and spend time laughing and playing games with other tweens and teens.  Register on our website, or email linda.winkler@wakegov.com
Book Hedgies! ThursdayNovember 2 at 7 p.m.
Make an adorable hedgehog—out of a book!
 
 Cupcake Wars! | Thursday, November 9 at 7 p.m.
Bring your appetite for competition—and sugar!!  Registration required.
 
 Teen Performance Night! | Thursday, November 16 at 7 p.m.
Sing, dance, play an instrument, act, demonstrate something—and earn two hours of volunteer credit!  Be sure to email me if you want to perform.
 
 Gift Workshop!| Thursday, November 30 at 7 p.m.
Take home wrapped gifts for family and friends!
 
We’ll start back up in January with more fun programs!

Teacher Luncheon is this Wednesday – Nov 1st. Sign-up is still open.

Our staff luncheon will be an Italian theme and will be held on November 1st.

Click here to sign up. There are still  open spots that need to be filled. Please help!

All foods must be delivered to the MCHS media workroom by 10am on this day.  Please mark your donations MCHS Teacher lunch and bring in a disposable container if possible.  If you need your container returned, please label with your name.  It will be washed and left in the media workroom for pick up.  Please let the staff in the media center know if your item needs to be refrigerated.  Non-food items can be delivered to the media work room prior to the day of the luncheon.

If you have any questions, please email Tonya Brady at tbrady1@nc.rr.com.

The teachers and staff are so appreciative for your support. 

Visit this Signup Genius link

 

PreACT administered to all 10 graders on November 2nd

PreACT simulates the ACT testing experience within a shorter test window on all four ACT test subjects: English, math, reading and science. A multiple-choice assessments that provides 10th grader with short practice for ACT test.

Results predict future success on the ACT test, and provide both current achievement and projected future ACT test scores on the familiar 1-36 ACT score scale

The Pre-ACT will be administered to all MCHS 10th graders on November 2nd.  Students will receive their testing location from their 1st block teacher on October 30th.  Students will report to their testing location on the 2nd – not their 1st block class.  Testing will end at approximately 11:15.

Click here to learn more about PreACT.