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Principal's Message

Greetings Middle Creek High School families, 

It was another fantastic week of school here at the Creek.  It was such a joy to see and celebrate our seniors this week at our Senior Parade, and the students and staff continue to get more and more comfortable with the new school routines. Below is some important details for next week, as well as reminders and Senior items that we hope keep you you informed. 

 

Reminders &  Information:

Update to schedule next week:

Next Wednesday, September 16, we are having a mid-month Mustang Support Day.  Your student will be meeting with their administrator and counselor in the morning to receive updates, reminders, support information, and give us feedback on their remote learning.  Students will receive a link to the specific grade-level meeting Wednesday morning in their school email, and the meeting times are as follows:

                    9th grade: 8:00

                   10th grade: 9:00

                   11th grade: 10:00

                   12 grade: 11:00

 

Students will then have access to their teachers from 1:00pm - 3:00pm.  All teachers will be live in a Google Meet to be available for anything your child may need during that time .  This is NOT a day off of school.  Attendance will be taken during the morning meetings.  We encourage your child to take advantage of this time and the opportunity Wednesday to receive help from their teachers, especially as interims are approaching. 

 

Need Tech Support?

Ms. Russell and Ms. Sumner, our two media specialists, will be available for office hours via google meet every day Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 9:30am and 1:30 to 2:30pm for technology support and assistance for you or your student.  The Google Meet Nickname code is MCHSMedia.  Or if is easier, please feel free to email them at lsumner@wcpss.net or jfrussell@wcpss.net.

 

Want to check out a library book?

We are happy to announce that our MCHS library will now be offering remote checkouts to students. If you would like a book to read or one for research you can request the book online and we will be happy to check it out to you and make it available for pickup at the school.  For complete directions see below. 

 

Link to Requesting an MCHS Library Book!

 

Food Security:  Free breakfast and lunch for all students

Students in all grade levels can receive a free breakfast and lunch from an operating location until December 31*. Please visit https://www.wcpss.net/food for a list of operating sites. Students are not required to visit their assigned school and do not have to be present to receive meals. The curbside meal service will operate Monday through Friday from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Students will receive breakfast and lunch at no cost! No student ID number required to receive meals. *Or until funding is depleted.

Drivers Eligibility Certificates:

Though the school buildings continue  to be closed, the district has approved a process for receiving Driver’s Eligibility Certificates in a safe way at each high school.  After scheduling an appointment with the DMV, you will contact our Registrar, Marilyn Marrero,  at mmarrero@wcpss.net or 919-773-3838 ext. 21927 to begin the DEC request process.  

 

Senior Class 2020-2021 Information:

Senior Class Car Parade!

The 2020 Senior Car Parade was a great success this week! We had over 300 students “drive thru” and over 30 decorated cars in our contest. We are thrilled with the participation and look forward to continuing the tradition. Attached is a link to some pictures.

Senior Car Parade.jpg 

 

Individual Senior Meetings:

On Wednesday, 9/9, all seniors received an email from their counselor with an instructional video regarding college application and senior information.  Please have your student refer to that email to help answer questions about the college application process and the follow by scheduling a virtual senior meeting with their counselor during the month of September.  We want to meet with all of our seniors and help support them in the college application process!

 

Senior Information and Financial Aid Night!

On September 22nd from 6-7pm, we will be hosting Senior Information Night and Financial Aid Night.  Parents and students will follow the schedule below attending each meeting for information regarding senior year planning and activities, as well as an opportunity to learn about the financial aid process for our advisor.  The google meet codes will be sent out prior to that evening's meetings.

Last Name A-M:        6 to 6:30pm: Senior Information Night

                                   6:30 to 7pm: Financial Aid Information

Last Name N-Z:         6 to 6:30pm: Financial Aid Information

                                   6:30 to 7pm: Senior Information Night

 

That concludes my updates and reminders in preparation for next week.  Have a fantastic weekend!

Yours, 

Lacey Peckham