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Principal's Message

Good evening Middle Creek families, 

I hope you all had a great weekend, and safely navigated the inclement weather last Thursday and Friday. We were so pleased to be able to safely and quickly get all students dismissed and off-campus on Thursday. Though Middle Creek did experience some power outages and damage from the winds, everything was able to be repaired and restored so that we are set and ready to go for the week.

Below I have some reminders and calendar items to keep you informed for the week. 

 

Reminders/Information:

Meet the Teacher Night is Thursday!

Join us on Thursday night at 6:30pm to meet your student’s second semester teachers. That night you will report to your student’s 1st period class, so make sure to check in with them beforehand and get the correct room number! From there you will receive a full schedule to follow, with time to visit all 4 teachers. Principal Peckham will be available before and after the event in the commons if you would like to stop by and say hello!

 

Carpool Parents! 

We have seen and increase in parents dropping students off in unauthorized areas in the morning. All carpool families are reminded that they should enter into the front entrance carpool, not drop students off int he teacher parking lot. We have special education transportation drops off and teacher arrival going on in that lot, and parent drop offs in that area cause unnecessary congestion and hazards for those groups. Thank you for following our carpool guidelines. 

 

Want support for the ACT?

Attention Juniors: On February 25, all juniors will be taking the ACT here at Middle Creek High School.  We would are offering an opportunity for any interested 11th graders to get some tips on taking the ACT and raising their scores.  Join MCHS staff for the “ACT Blitz”, which will take place February 11, 13, 19, and 20 after school in the commons. Flyers have been posted in classrooms and interested students can sign up at: tinyurl.com/MCHSACTBLITZ2020.  



SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY:

Student Services has just added the State Employees Credit Union People Helping People Scholarship to our Scholarship Listing.  Each high school can award one $10,000 scholarship to a senior who is a member or eligible to be a member of the SECU and plans to attend one of the 16 campuses of the UNC system.  Students who apply should embody the spirit of "People Helping People" through their community service/involvement and preference is given to students who have parents who work in a public service field in NC or who plan to major in a public service field in college.  Applications are due to MCHS by February 19.  Information on how to apply and other scholarships is on our scholarship page at:  http://bit.ly/mchsscholarships



Course Registration for the 2020-2021 School Year:

It's almost time for Course Registration for the 2020-2021 school year!  On February 20, MCHS will host our AP Information Session and Registration Open House.  

  • The AP Information Session is appropriate for any parents and students who would like to learn more about taking Advanced Placement courses at MCHS.  We will discuss what to expect, the benefits of taking the course and test, and what options we have for the 2020-2021 school year. This will be held at 5:45 in the Auditorium.

  • Registration Open House is open to all students who would like to learn more about the curriculum offerings in each subject area for the 2020-2021 school year.  This will begin at 6:30 in the gymnasium.

  • Rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students will select their courses for next school year beginning the last week of February during 2nd block in the media center.  They will receive instructions and course listings in the next few weeks.

 

Calendar:

Mon, Feb 10th:       Semester 1 Report Cards coming home!

Tues, Feb 11th:     JV/V Women’s  Basketball AWAY vs. Garner HS

                              JV/V Men’s Basketball HOME vs. Garner HS

Wed, Feb 12th:    Spring Sports Tryouts Begin!

                              Stampede Club Meeting 6:30 Media Center

Thurs, Feb 13th:  Spring Meet the Teacher Night! 6:30-8:00pm.

Fri, Feb 14th:        Rescheduled Quad Game from 2/7! 

                              JV/V Women’s AND  JV/V Men’s Basketball HOME vs. Fuquay-Varina HS

                              Games start at 3:30-Cost $8

                              Wrestling Regionals @ Cardinal Gibbons 5pm.



That concludes my news and updates for the week.  I hope you all have a great night and we’ll see you bright and early tomorrow!

 

Yours, 

Lacey Peckham