Summer Ventures deadline is Jan 15th

Good thing, because you’re not average.

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Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics is a no-cost, state-funded program for academically talented North Carolina students who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
As a rising high school junior or senior, you live on a college campus for four weeks in the summer and conduct research around topics of your interest — while enjoying the company of like-minded peers.

Programs are available at Appalachian State, East Carolina, UNC Charlotte, and UNC Wilmington. Interested students must apply online at www.summerventures.org by January 15, 2018.

If interested the see your science teacher, counselor or visit summerventures.org for more information.

Summer at Duke

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Summer College for High School Students (academic credit program for students currently in grades 10 and 11)
Summer Academy for High School Students (academic enrichment program for students currently in grades 9-12)

We invite you to imagine yourself at Duke this summer if you are:

  • seeking to gain academic credit from renowned Duke faculty or learn to be a Leader and a Global Citizen through personal enrichment courses;
  • hoping to spend your summer enjoying residential activities such as ball games, outlet shopping, dances, talent shows, and more;
  • excited to prepare for college and create an international network of peers.

Applications for Summer College and Summer Academy will be accepted beginning December 1, and continue until each program reaches capacity. Apply early to receive preferred consideration. Please visit the following site for more information http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students

Paid Summer Internship for High School Students

LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY:

THOSE WHO SAY THE WORLD CAN’T BE CHANGED PROBABLY NEVER TRIED

Juniors and Seniors:
Apply from October 30, 2017 to February 2nd, 2018
Student Leaders® recognizes those who lead and serve in their own communities and beyond. Bank of America will connect Student Leaders to tools and resources that will help them make communities better.
 To become a Student Leader, you must:
  • Currently be a junior or senior in high school
  • Be able to participate in an 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization and work 35 hours a week
  • Be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship through the end of September 2018
  • Be able to participate in a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, DC (July 8-July 13, 2018) (All expenses paid. This week will be part of your 8-week experience.)
  • Be a student in good standing at your school
  • Obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator

Please note, Bank of America employees or members of their family are not eligible for nomination. Family members include: spouse or domestic partner, child (including by adoption), parent, grandparent, grandchild, cousin, aunt, uncle, sibling, niece, nephew, parent-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law of the employee or the employee’s spouse or domestic partner, as well as all step relationships.

 For more information and to apply visit bankofamerica.com/studentleaders

PTSA Meeting Monday

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Please join us!

The monthly meeting of MCHS PTSA is set for Monday, November 20 at 6pm in the Media Center. Please drop by and find out more about all the ways we are supporting academic excellence at our school.

We endeavor to keep our meetings to one hour, so don’t worry that we will take up your entire evening. We look forward to seeing you on Monday night!

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

 

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

College Application Month – Oct 28 -Nov 24, 2017

NC College Application Month

NC College Application Month is an annual event to support high school seniors in completing three important college enrollment steps: Residency, FAFSA, and applications. The 2017 event runs from October 28th through November 24th.

Activities begin with FAFSA Day on October 28th, and lead toward the week of November 13th – 17th when volunteers at hundreds of NC high schools will help students submit online applications for admission.

For all the details, visit nccollegeapplicationmonth.org

To start your application, visit the CFNC Application Hub

StreetSafe Lifesaving Driving Experience Comes to MCHS

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Motor Vehicle Crashes kill more teens than the next four leading causes combined.  Middle Creek is offering a wonderful opportunity to all parents of young drivers to help keep their teen driver safe.

The StreetSafe Lifesaving Driving Experience will be pulling into Middle Creek on Dec 9th to bring its unique hands-on driving program to our school.  All students with a Learner’s Permit or Driver’s License are invited to participate in this 4½ hour behind-the-wheel experience taught by First Responders.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required, so sign your young driver up today!

When: Saturday, Dec 9th  9am – 1:30pm

Where: Middle Creek High School (123 Middle Creek Park Ave, Apex, NC)

Register at: www.streetsafeus.com  Click on the “Lifesaving Driving Experience” Scroll down to Middle Creek HS

You can watch a short video about the StreetSafe Experience here

To find out more, visit www.streetsafeus.com   For questions: 910-612-9030 or ian@streetsafeus.com