UNC Catalyst for High School Students

The annual Catalyst Conference brings a select group of approximately 100 high school students from North Carolina high schools to UNC-Chapel Hill for a weekend-long exploration and discussion of social justice issues impacting North Carolina youth.

Participants will face a challenging task: They will be asked to view the world through the eyes of others and to learn about the underlying similarities that connect us all. By cultivating their leadership skills, we prepare students to be catalysts for positive change in their own communities.

This year’s conference will be held from Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 through Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. If you currently attend high school in North Carolina and are interested in social justice, please apply to our 2017 conference!

Your application must be submitted by 11:59 pm on Friday, December, 1, 2017 to be considered and decisions will be released around January 1st, 2018.

The Application is not LIVE!! Access it here.

Click Here for More Details.

Stampede for Excellence Auction – Buy your tickets for Nov 18th, 2017

The Stampede Club is excited to announce that this year’s Stampede to Excellence Auction will be held at Middle Creek High School on Saturday, November 18th, 2017. This is a great way to show your support and raise money for your teams and clubs!

Auction Details:

When: Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Where: Middle Creek High School Commons, 123 Middle Creek Park Avenue, Apex NC 27539

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

Here are some of the donations that you can bid on;

4 tickets to Disney, Weekend in Myrtle Beach, Swagger, Wine tasting packages, Unleashed, Orange Theory, Cinebistro Movie Tickets, Gift Certificates to Crabtree Valley Mall, Cheesecake Factory, North Carolina Symphony, Bocci, Color Me Mine Birthday Party and lots more….

Individual ticket is for $15 or $25 for two. Dinner is included in the ticket price.

Tickets can be purchased from any sports team. Discounted tickets are available in the school office for staff, who will be eligible for special raffles throughout the evening.

If for some reason you are unable to make it to the Dinner/Auction, please give/donate your ticket to a friend/neighbor that might be interested. We need to sell the baskets for us to support our athletics, clubs and other academic groups.

You can buy more ticket online by visiting the link listed below or email Kelle Rand at kelle71@bellsouth.net

Visit the below link to see the entire list of donations you can bid on: (this list is growing daily…)

http://www.stampedeclub.org/stampede-to-excellence-auction.html/

 

Reflections Theme is “Within Reach” – Deadline is Friday!!

The theme for this year is “Within Reach”

 

Calling all artists, poets, songwriters, photographers. It’s time to submit your work of art in this year’s Reflections Art Contest. There are six categories to choose from. Everything from dance/choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography and Visual Arts.

All entries must be in by October 27, 2017

Submissions go to Mr. Matteau, MCHS creative writing teacher.

For additional information, please see Mr.Matteau or email Ms Carbone, Reflections Art Chairperson.

Information can also be obtained from MCHS PTSA website or at the Wake County Website.

 

WCPSS Early College Fair

Wake Young Men's early college

An opportunity for families in Wake County to explore Early Colleges available for application. Early College Middle and  High Schools help students get a head start on college while they earn their high school diploma. Students begin taking college courses in 11th grade and can earn college transferable credit for free.

Please click here for more information.

 

MCHS SAT Prep Course Registration Deadline is this Thursday!

It’s time to register for the MCHS SAT Prep Course. 

The course begins on October 16, 2017 and ends on November 27, 2017. It is offered on Mondays from 4:00-7:00 PM and offered by MCHS teachers. The cost of the course is $150.00 and can be paid online via the MCHS website.

Payments of cash, check, or money order can be paid before or after school to Mr. Matteau in room 310.

PTSA is offering scholarships for the course. Please inquire in student services if you are interested in being considered for a scholarship.

The deadline to register for the course is October 12, 2017. Space is limited.

 Registration Form and Information

Time to Order Graduation Gear!

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Schedule for ordering;

Last Name A thru L – Wednesday, Oct 4th

Last Name M thru Z – Thursday, Oct 5th

 

Juniors:

Jostens will be on campus on Wednesday, Oct 4th & Thursday, Oct. 5thduring lunches in the front lobby to take class ring orders. Please take a look at the schedule for ordering listed above. The deposit is $60.

Seniors:

Jostens will be taking senior orders for caps & tassels, gowns and other senior products on Wednesday, Oct. 4th & Thursday, Oct. 5th during lunches in the front lobby. A $60 deposit is required to place your order.

 

There will also be a Parent Night from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Thursday, Oct.5thin the Front Lobby.

Winter Wonders Craft Fair – Now Taking Vendor Applications

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

Applications for the 6th Annual Winter Wonders Craft Fair are now available. Space is limited and we do not accept duplicate vendors, so please do not delay. Artists, crafters and vendors of all kinds are welcome to participate. If you have a product or service to offer, then we invite you to apply for booth space.

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.

Interested vendors & crafts can contact kiddza@aol.com for information on availability and/or application form.

Tuesday is College Night

 

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College Night at Middle Creek will be held on September 26 at 6:30 in the Auditorium and Commons. We will have college admissions counselors from UNC, NC State, Methodist College, and Wake Tech, along with military recruiters, available to answer questions and talk about college admissions. This event is open to all grade levels as students begin thinking about planning for the college application process in the future. We hope to see you there!

IMPORTANT: Message from Superintendent Merrill Regarding Social Media

August 31, 2017

Dear Parents and Guardians:

Our traditional calendar schools are not yet a week old and already we have experienced social media threats at two of our high schools. This is no way to start off a school year. Parents and guardians, please know and share with your students that we take all these threats seriously and investigate fully. Not only are consequences delivered by the schools, but where feasible law enforcement, at our urging, will seek to prosecute.

In our school community we do not consider social media threats humorous, cute, or insignificant. Please talk with your students and help them understand that they are creating a digital footprint that not only will speak for itself, but will also follow them as they continue their schooling and careers.  And yes, I ask you to monitor their social media. Young people are committing too many mistakes for which they do not fully appreciate and understand the consequences. Please help them with that understanding.
Now, let’s get back to why we come to school – to teach and to learn.

 

Thank you,

James Merrill

Dr. James G. Merrill
Superintendent
Wake County Public School System

Club Fair Thursday!

Club Fair is coming this Thursday, Sep. 7th  from 10:30 to 12:45pm in the Commons.

Students, come check out all the great clubs at Middle Creek. With over 40 clubs to choose from, there sure to be something you like. Such as:

    • Anime
    • Robotics
    • Books
    • Drama
    • Science Olympiad
    • Film Production
    • Creek Crazies
    • And many more! (Complete List)

There will booths and representatives in the Commons to tell you all about each club. Don’t see a club? No problem. You can make your own club and add it to the list! Just stop by Student Services and fill out a New Club Request Form.