Principal's Weekly Message
Good evening Middle Creek High School families,
We had a great second week of school. Thank you to all the families who came to last night's Meet the Teacher event. Turn out was fantastic and we hope you got some valuable information and facetime with your student's teachers.
Below are details and updates to keep you informed with some of the important things happening at The Creek.
Information & Reminders:
Spanish-speaking Parent Meeting
We will be offering a parent meeting for all of our Spanish speaking families on October 3, 2023 at 6pm at Middle Creek High School. This will be an opportunity to get information about how to best support your student here at MCHS, and also start planning for the future. The entire event will be held in Spanish. Please join us for this great night of information.
Register for the PSAT!
The first test of the year is the PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) and registration is currently open for students! Students in all grade levels are eligible to participate, however, taking the test as a Junior can qualify students for the National Merit Scholarship Program and other scholarships. This letter contains important information about the PSAT and all links necessary to sign up. Registration closes on September 9. The PSAT will be administered on October 24th.
New visitor check-in system:
To continue to provide safe learning environments, all schools have upgraded their visitor check-in system to a district-wide Visitor Management System. The new system will verify all school visitors and check the Sex Offender Registry for potential matches. View details of what to expect when visiting your child’s school.
Join our Stampede Club:
If you have an MCHS athlete or are an athletic supporter, please consider joining the MCHS Athletics Boosters, the Stampede Club! This club plays a big role in helping with field maintenance, uniform and equipment costs and upgrades, and so much more! Please consider joining, and purchasing a Stampede Club Athletic pass, which gets you into all home (non-playoff) games for free! The MC stampede all sport annual passes are now available for purchase. Visit -Gofan.com and search schools: Middle Creek Stampede Club.
Support the MCHS PTSA:
Have you joined the PTSA? If not, please consider joining this group of dedicated parents, staff and students who work to create meaningful educational, extracurricular and social experiences for the Middle Creek community. Join today!
Get your Middle Creek class year gear! Show your class pride with specially designed T-shirts for Seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen. Order yours now!
Seniors- Class of 2024:
We are excited to share the date for our Class of 2024 Graduation!
Middle Creek Graduation will be at the Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, June 13th at 12:00pm. Graduation rehearsal, and other specifics will be shared in the coming weeks and at the Senior Meeting later in the Fall. Stay tuned and SAVE THE DATE!
Senior Parent Meeting
A Senior parent meeting will be held on 9/20 at 6pm in the MCHS Auditorium. Information regarding important dates for senior year (including graduation), senior pictures, transcripts, financial aid, applying to college and much more will be reviewed. Please be sure to attend and get all the information needed for a successful senior year!
Cap & Gown Information:
Students can order their cap and gown and other memorabilia online this year. Here is the flier with all of the information. Jostens will be at MCHS in October to support ordering as well.
Senior Aerial Photo -
An aerial group photo of the Senior Class of 2024, will be taken on September 14th at the start of 2nd block. Seniors will not wear cap and gown, but just be in their regular school clothes. This is a photo that will be shared via social media and used for the yearbook. We hope all seniors will be able to attend for the photo.
Annual 12th grade Vaccine Notice:
Attention: Parents of Rising High School Seniors- Your teen needs another vaccine! North Carolina law requires another dose of the Meningococcal vaccine for entry into 12th grade. You may provide a copy of your record of immunization to Ms. Berry, Data Manager via email firstname.lastname@example.org, or by dropping it off in the Main Office between 7:00 AM-2:00 PM. NC General Statute requires the immunization records with the required second dose be presented by the first day of school, so get started on making sure this requirement is met now!
Information from Student Services:
College Consortium Visit Featuring Ivy League Schools
All students are invited to come to the traveling College Consortium visiting MCHS on Monday night, September 11, at 6:00 in the auditorium. Admissions representatives from Harvard, Georgetown, Howard, and Brown universities will be present. This event is great for all grade level students, especially those interested in applying to Ivy League schools in the future. We hope to see you there!
Below are some of the events scheduled for next week.
Mon, Sept. 11th: W Tennis @ Panther Creek 3:30pm.
JV/V Volleyball HOME vs. Holly Springs 4:00pm./6:00pm.
M JV/V Soccer @ AFHS 4:30pm/6:30pm.
Tues, Sept. 12th: W Golf @ Panther Creek 3:30pm.
JV/V Volleyball HOME @ Apex 4:00pm./6:00pm.
Cross Country Meet @ Wake Med 5:00pm
Wed, Sept. 13th: W Tennis HOME Green Hope 3:30pm.
M JV/V Soccer HOME vs. Holly Spring HS 4:30pm/6:30pm.
Thurs, Sept. 14th: W Tennis HOME vs. Cary HS 3:30pm.
JV/V Volleyball HOME vs. Green Level 4:00pm./6:00pm
JV Football HOME vs. Holly Springs HS 6:45pm.
Fri, Sept. 15th: Varsity Football @ Holly Springs HS 7:00pm.
That concludes my reminders and announcements for next week.
I hope you have a wonderful weekend! See you bright and early Monday.
Lacey Peckham, Principal