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Principal's Weekly Message

Good evening Middle Creek High School families, 

I hope that everyone had a great week. Thank you to all our carpool families for your patience this afternoon as we know it took a bit longer than normal. With 4 buses dropping service for the afternoon, we had a much larger number of carpoolers and appreciate everyone’s patience with the increased volume. 

Below are some important reminders for next week and your future calendars.


Information & Reminders:

2023 Yearbook Purchase window re-opened!

SPECIAL OFFER! Yearbook and senior ad sales are back OPEN for a limited time. Go to and enter the code 10474 to get yours while supplies last!


2023-2024 Registration Information:

We had a wonderful turn out for Curriculum Night this week, thank you to all the families who came out.  However, if you were unable to attend Curriculum Night, please check out the resources and videos listed on our student services website and linked here.  Students will begin meeting with counselors over the coming weeks to pick classes - please check out the information and have conversations at home about the registration process and classes your child is interested in for next school year. 


MCHS Band Night- City Barbeque

 City Barbeque is donating back to Middle Creek Band - you can help by eating!

On Monday, February 27th City Barbeque, 1305 Kildaire Farm Rd, will donate 20% of Dine-In, Takeout, Delivery, Drive thru & Pick up orders to Middle Creek Band Boosters. Please help us by RSVPing to save the date and inviting a friend (or 2) to eat with you! RSVP & details here:


Parent & Student Volunteers Needed:

MCHS Band is hosting our annual Winter Classic (winter guard, percussion, and winds competition) on Sat March 18. All MCHS students, families, clubs, organizations, honor societies, alumni, and future mustangs are encouraged to sign up for a shift to help out or donate and as a result, get into the event for free! Mr. Newsome can sign off for any service hours needed. Thanks in advance for your help! (volunteer) (donate)




The MCHS Stampede Club awards scholarships to senior athletes who have shown leadership and achievement in the classroom, on their team and within their community in high school and beyond.  There will be ten $1,000 scholarships awarded to MCHS senior athletes.  Scholarship applications will be DUE to the Athletic Director, Chris Eason by April 28, 2023. Any questions, please reach out to the AD or Stampede Scholarship Chair, Jen Downen at

Stampede Club Scholarship Application 2023

Save the Date!

Middle Creek Graduation will be at the Convention Center on Sunday, June 11th at 2:00pm.  Graduation rehearsal will be June 6th and June 7th at MCHS.  More information can be found in the Senior Handbook linked here.  Please make sure to review and save these dates as Graduation Rehearsal is mandatory.


Information from Student Services:

Seniors: Please report scholarships to Student Services!

Senior and senior families, we want to recognize seniors who have been awarded scholarships this year and include them on our Senior Scholarship Listing.  Please take a picture of the scholarship letters that you have received and email to Mrs. Mercado in Student Services at  Last year’s seniors received over $8 million in scholarships and we know the Class of 2023 will represent just as well!  Make sure to check our Scholarship listing page as we have posted several new available scholarships over the past few weeks.


Sophomore Counselor Meetings and Virtual Sophomore Parent Meeting

Counselors have begun meeting with all tenth grade students in small groups to talk about planning and preparing for the second half of high school.  Students will receive their PreACT scores in these meetings and discuss how to read the scores and how to use the scores to prepare for the ACT that they will take in spring of their junior year.  Student Services will host a virtual parent meeting with these topics on March 2, 2023 at 6 pm.  The google meet code will be posted on the MCHS website that afternoon for any parents of tenth grade students who would like to attend.


Below are some of the events scheduled next week.

Mon, Feb.27th:        M Golf @ MacGregor Downs vs. Apex HS

                                 M Tennis HOME vs. Holly Springs HS 3:30

                                 W JV/V Soccer HOME vs. Athens Drive 4:30;6:15pm.

Tues, Feb.28th:       M  JV/V Lacrosse @ Broughton HS 4:30; 6:30pm.

                                 Baseball @ Athens Drive HS 4:00pm.

Wed, March 1st:     Interims Coming home for all classes!

                                 W V Lacrosse HOME vs. Pinecrest 6:00pm.

                                 M Tennis HOME vs. Green Level 3:30pm.                 

Thurs, March 2nd:  W JV/V Soccer @ Leesville Road HS 4:30;6:30pm.

                                 W JV/V Lacrosse @ Holly Springs HS  5:00pm;6:30pm.

Fri, March 3rd:        Softball @ Garner 4:00pm.

                                 V Baseball @ Garner 4:00pm. 

                                JV Baseball HOME vs. Garner 4:00pm. 

                                M JV/V Lacrosse HOME vs. Holly Springs 4:30/6:00pm.

That concludes my news for next week.  See you all bright and early Monday!



Lacey Peckham, Principal