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Principal's Message to Families, 4/17/23


Sanford Creek Families, 

It is hard to believe we are quickly cruising through April! We have many exciting student and PTA events occurring in the next two weeks!  Check out the announcements and updates below. 

Tiffany Rich, Principal


Important Dates

Mar 25-Apr 21   Track 4 Tracked Out

April 17               Virtual PTA Board Meeting, Note new time: 7pm

April 17- 21         Occupational Therapist Appreciation Week (Marla Seymour)

April 18               Data Manager Appreciation Day (Lyndi Malarchuk)

April 20               3rd grade Spring Music Performance (6pm)

April 21-May 9  Track 3 Tracked Out

April 21               Teacher Workday (all tracks)

April 24               Teacher Workday for Trks 1,2,3 only

April 24               Welcome Back Track 4! 

April 29               PTA Spring Carnival (11-3pm)

May 1-5               Teacher Appreciation Week for Tr 1 & 2

May 5                   Field Day - Tracks 1 & 2

May 11                 Field Day - Tracks 3 & 4

May 15-19           Teacher Appreciation Week for Tr 3 & 4


Musical Showcase - this week!

Sanford Creek 3rd graders and Songbird Chorus presents a musical showcase titled "Movies Bring Us Together".  We hope that you are able to come to this free musical experience on Thursday April 20th at 6 pm.  The Songbirds will also be performing their epic Pieces of Gold song.  Performers must arrive at 5:30 (3rd graders to the media center and Songbirds to the music room) 

Movie themed concessions will be served for $1.00 and donations will also be appreciated.  All proceeds go towards instruments, set, props, and costumes for the SCE music program.  Thank you for all of your support!


Panorama Family Survey

Wake County Public Schools is administering a District Wide Family Survey from Monday, April 10 through Friday, May 12. This survey provides families with the opportunity to provide valuable information and a high-quality data source for planning and school improvement.

The survey has been translated into various languages; Spanish, Arabic, French, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese in an effort to provide accessibility to families in Wake County Public Schools. The survey administration language can be chosen by families before taking the survey.

PLEASE take time to complete the survey using this link:

Thank you for sharing your voice! 


'22-23 Yearbooks for Sale! 

It’s that time of the year for yearbooks!  Yearbooks are $20.00.  Families have an option of purchasing yearbooks  online, or by cash or check.  Online link to purchase a yearbook:

If you are paying by cash or check, please make sure your envelope has your child's first and last name. Make checks out to SCE PTA.  The last day to purchase a yearbook will be May 5th. 

Questions?  Contact Ms. Parga (Grade 5/Tr 1) (


PTA Spring Carnival - Volunteers Needed!

The PTA is gearing up to hold a Spring Carnival on April 29 from 11-3pm (rain or shine event).  In order for this event to be successful, they are in need of (many) more volunteers - especially at games.  Please consider supporting the PTA by using the link below to sign up to volunteer.  Thank you!



SCE Art in the Community from Mr. Diaz

I am excited to announce that our students have their art out in our community! Two locations are currently displaying SCE art, The State Employees Credit Union of Rolesville and The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre! Below I have detailed the times and dates families can view students' art!


Wake Forest Renaissance Centre: Sat, Apr 22 April Exhibit

Reception: The Renaissance Centre will honor our student artists during a special showing of their work, free and open to the public, on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Arts Annex. Students will be receiving a slip from Mr. Diaz if their pieces are in the showcase!

Anyone unable to attend the special showing can contact Debra Horton, Centre Specialist, to schedule an appointment to view the exhibit at or 919-435-9566.

Wake Forest Renaissance Centre: 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC 27587


State Employees Credit Union of Rolesville: April 05 - May 30

Student art will be circulating in the SECU of Rolesville from 04/05 - 05/30. Students will be receiving a slip from Mr. Diaz if their pieces are in the showcase!   SECU: 5801 Rogers Road Rolesville, NC 27571


New! SCE Gardening Club

We are so excited to announce that we are prepping to start our Gardening Club. With the help of the PTA, we have started purchasing a few items that we will need. However, we are still in need of supplies to create our Blue Jay Garden. If you are able, please sign up to bring in one of the supplies listed below. All supplies can be dropped off in Ms. Mahoney's office from now until 4/21/23.  Thank you!  Ms. Mahoney and Ms. Taylor

Click here for the Sign-Up Genius


It's that Time of Year - Field Day is Here!

Parent volunteers are needed to make the day a success, full of fun and memories for all the students! You don’t have to do anything especially athletic, just help the kids stay focused on the event station, stay safe and have fun!

Sign Up links for each field day are below.  Prior to signing up, please make sure you are on the approved WCPSS volunteer list.  If you are uncertain whether you have been approved or not, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Ms. Alicia Matthews at or (919) 570-2100 x 20252.  If you would like to volunteer and still need to complete the WCPSS volunteer form, please see the directions above and complete it as soon as possible (approval can take up to two weeks).  Please note Field Day is a volunteer-only event this year.   


Volunteer Sign Up 

Tracks 1 & 2 (May 5th)-

Tracks 3 & 4 (May 11th)-


Thank you in advance for all your help!

Ms. Sandy


PTA News

Blue Jay Notes Newsletter: Click  here to read the PTA newsletter for April 2023.  

 PTA Virtual Board Meeting   April 17 @ 7pm


Family Support

We are here to serve you and your family.  Please check out our website and give us a call, stop by the school, email or send in a note if you are in need of food, clothing support, or community resources at any time throughout the school year. 


Kelly Taylor ( (919-570-2100 x 20235)

Cristina Mahoney ( (919-570-2100 x 22079)