College Essays

counselorAttention Seniors~ Are you having difficulty writing that college essay? You can get help at the Counselor Café on Wednesday October 10th during your LUNCH in the Media Center. Stop by to get some good tips on how to write an essay that will be surely give that college application a boost! Juniors who are looking ahead are welcome to attend.

Interested in CTE High School?

CTE-smallFreshmen and sophomores interested in the new CTE High School opening in fall 2014 are invited to participate in an interactive tour on the main campus of Wake Technical Community College on October 17. The tour will include demonstrations and information regarding the ten program area offerings for the new CTE High School. For permission forms for the tour, see Ms. Burton in Student Services. For additional information about the CTE High School, click here.

Seniors – Scholarships and Cap and Gowns

graduation-cap-xxlClass of 2014 has received their Cap & Gown ordering information.  Please click on link below for details regarding when Herff Jones will be on campus to handle orders for our Seniors.

Cap and Gown Ordering Info




scholarship The Scholarship website is up and running! This information can be accessed through the Student Services webpage. Click on Resource links.  See your counselor if you have questions.

SAT & ACT Practice Test

College Nannies + Tutors of Cary is offering its popular practice SAT & ACT tests on Saturday, October 19th from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

All 11th or 12th grade students are welcome to participate in the next session of practice tests for the 2013 – 2014 school year, which assist in measuring their progress thus far and areas still in need of improvement, as well as gain comfort and familiarity with the timing and pacing of the full-length test.

Click here for more information

CreekFlow – Awesome Student News

creekflowCreek Flow is Middle Creek’s Online newspaper. Check out this article written by Laura Steckbeck:




By: Laura Steckbeck

pendantsAs classes start again, some students have more than just homework on their minds. Application season is here, and it is an added stressor to seniors who are already swamped with classes and extracurricular activities. Being mindful of deadlines and scheduling blocks of time to work on applications will make the process easier.

College applications are constantly lurking in the backs of college-bound seniors’ minds. Not only are they time-consuming, but they are also expensive.

(Continue reading at CreekFlow…)

Let Us Help With Your Service or Senior Project


Do you have a Senior Project to finish? Are you part of a club planning a service project for the holidays? The PTSA is interested in conducting a service project at our Winter Wonders Craft Fair. This would be an ideal opportunity to collect coats, toys, canned food, supplies for the pet shelter…The possibilities are endless. Help us make this community event an occasion for help and hope.
If you are willing to organize such a drive, we can provide advertising ahead of the big day and volunteer support onNovember 03. Please contact Carman Webb at

You Get One Chance to Make a First Impression

teensNeed to prepare your teen for a job interview, meetings with college recruiters, or networking for scholarships? An etiquette skills boot-camps is just what you need. This four-week, high-energy, interactive, hands-on course teaches participants (14 – 22 year olds) the fundamentals of honest and healthy engagement/interaction.

To learn more and to register, visit Wake County Lifelong Learning.

Hurry, classes start Oct. 8th!