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Principal's Weekly Message

Good afternoon Middle Creek High School families, 

I hope all of our families have been enjoying this long weekend and celebrating Memorial Day. May we all take time today to pause and reflect on those that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  

Below are some  reminders & information for next week.

Information & Reminders:

Final Exam Information:

Final exams for second semester classes will be held on-campus the week of June 5th-9th.  Students will be taking either teacher-made exams or  a state-mandated exam (CTE or EOC courses).  Reminder, that final exam participation is required unless you have a 12th grader that has earned exemption status for a particular course.  Final exams will count for 20% of the final course grade. 

The schedule for final exams is provided below and will be reviewed with students in their homeroom in the coming weeks. Each day students will have one exam, time for lunch, and then have scheduled time to review for an upcoming exam or complete other work. Bus transportation will run as normal. 

Most students will not report to campus on Friday, unless they have to make-up an exam missed earlier in the week. 

Schedule-Spring 2023 Exam Schedule

If a student would like to be dismissed and picked up prior to the study hall, parents may approve that option.  Below is the permission form that must completed and signed in order for a student to be dismissed after their exam period (12:00ish).  Students will need to turn this permission form in to their teacher on the day of each exam. Students who are planning to take advantage of early dismissal must leave campus at the end of the exam period and may not come back to campus unless they have an athletic practice or extracurricular activity. 

Early Dismissal Form


Donate Blood & Support the MCHS Band!

MCHS Band Boosters are partnering with The Blood Connection to sponsor a blood drive at the Walmart in Holly Springs (mobile unit on site) on Saturday, June 3rd. Each donor will receive $40 in rewards and a $20 charitable donation per donor will be made to the band! Each blood donation saves up to 3 lives! Donors need to be at least 16 years old (16-year-old need a permission slip signed by a parent which will be at the blood drive), weigh at least 110 pounds, have ID and be in general good health.

Please schedule an appointment by clicking on this link:

Walk-ins are welcome but appointments will be honored first.

If anyone 16 yrs of age needs the permission form, let Mrs. Doody know


Chromebook Return - Graduating Seniors need to return their WCPSS chromebook and charger to the media center prior to the last day of school.  Once they are done using it, they can drop off their chromebook and charger in the Media Center to Ms. Sumner or Ms. Dextre.  Students will also be able to drop off their chromebook and charger after the Senior Picnic or after either Graduation Rehearsal.  


Save the Date & Claim your ticket!

Baccalaureate Service-Tuesday, June 6th @ 7:00pm at Hope Community Church Apex campus.  Address is 2080 E. Williams St Apex 27539.  

Students planning to attend Baccalaureate can claim their tickets by completing this form.  Please put the student name, as what is in this form is what will be printed on the program.

Last day to RSVP for Baccalaureate is 6/1/23.

With questions, or if you are willing to help, please see contact information below:

Jennifer Dail: and April Comstock:


2023 Graduation & Rehearsal:

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- and it is mandatory.  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.



Fri, June 2nd:      Senior Meeting (11:30) & Senior Picnic


That concludes my reminders and announcements for this week. See you bright and early tomorrow!


Lacey Peckham, Principal