Creek Speak 3.31.19

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Tuesday: Spirit Day! Wear Green to Support Boys Soccer.

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ID's Are Required at The Creek

Please be sure your student has their current MCHS ID on a lanyard and is wearing it to school daily. Also, please remember to have your driver's license when you come to our front offices.

A Week @ The Creek


Monday 4.1.19 (No Advisory Bell Schedule)

  • Prom Ticket Sales: During all lunches
  • Prom King/Queen Nominations: During all lunches
  • Baseball: JV/Soph vs MRHS @ MRHS 4:00pm


Tuesday 4.2.19 (Instructional Bell Schedule-Tuesday)

  • Spirit Day: Wear Green
  • Prom Ticket Sales: during all lunches
  • Prom King/Queen Nominations: during all lunches
  • After School Tutorials - Late Bus
  • Orchestra: String Orchestra Pre-UIL 4:00pm
  • Track: Varsity/Sub-Varsity District 19-6A Championships
  • Softball vs MRHS @ MCHS 4:30pm (Teacher Appreciation Night)
  • Baseball: Varsity vs MRHS @ MCHS 6:00pm


Wednesday 4.3.19 (No Advisory Bell Schedule)

  • Prom Ticket Sales: during all lunches
  • Prom King/Queen Nominations: during all lunches
  • After School Tutorials - Late Bus
  • Golf: District 19-6A Tournament Blackhourse Golf Course 7:00am
  • Student Council General Meeting: SGI 2:40pm


Thursday 4.4.19 (Instructional Bell Schedule-Thursday)

  • Prom Ticket Sales: during all lunches
  • Prom King/Queen Nominations: during all lunches
  • Cookie Sales During All Lunches
  • UIL Region 23 Band 7:25am
  • English 1 & English 2 EOC/STAAR After School Review Sessions
  • Track: Varsity/Sub-varsity District 19-6A Meet Paetow HS 2:30pm


Friday 4.5.19 (Early Dismissal 11:35am)

  • End of 5th Six Weeks
  • Band: UIL Concert & Sight Reading 7:00am
  • Track: Varsity/Sub-varsity District 19-6A Meet Paetow HS 2:30pm
  • Baseball: JV/Soph vs KHS @ MCHS 4:00pm
  • Baseball: Varsity vs KHS @ KHS 6:00pm
  • Softball vs KHS @ KHS 4:30pm


Saturday 4.6.19

  • Band: UIL Concert & Sight Reading 7:00am
  • EOC English I & II Super Saturday Tutorials 9th Grade Center 8:00am
  • Track: Varsity/Sub-varsity District 19-6A Meet Paetow HS 2:30pm

Looking Ahead

4.05.19 End of 5th Six Weeks

4.05.19 Early Dismissal Students/Staff PD

4.09.19 Powder Puff Football Game

4.10.19 5th SW Report Card Grades Display in HAC

4.12.19 5th SW Report Card Grades Go Home

4.19.19 Holiday - Students and Staff

4.30.19 Decision Day 2019

5.01.19 KISD Family Night

5.01.19 6th SW Progress Report Grades Display in HAC

5.02.19 6th SW Progress Reports Go Home

5.04.19 Senior Prom - The Bell Tower

5.20.19 Senior Breakfast/Graduation Practice/Senior Walk

5.20.19 Final Exams Begin

5.23.19 Last Day of School and Early Dismissal

5.25.19 Graduation

5.25.19 Project Graduation

5.30.19 Spring Semester Report Cards Display in HAC

6.03.19 Spring Semester Report Cards Mailed Home

Announcements

Bi-District Champions

Congrats to our Boys Soccer team for winning their Bi-district Soccer Game vs Ridge Point High School. The Rams advanced to the Area Round of the playoffs vs Cy-Ridge. The Area Championship game will be held this Tuesday, April 2 at Pridgeon Stadium at 7:00pm. Rams will be the Visitors. Tickets are $5.00. Come support your Rams!

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Cy-Fair ISD

Pridgeon Stadium

11355 Falcon Rd A

Houston, TX 77065

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UIL Academics Advance to Regional

Over the last four days our school served as the host for the UIL 6A District 19 Academic Meet and competed against our fellow Katy High Schools in a wide range of academic contests. Our Mayde Creek students did very well and advanced to Regionals in a number of events.


Please congratulate the following successful Rams:

Ready Writing: 1st- Min Ko Ko (advances to Regionals), 6th- Mohammad Zaidi

Headlines: 3rd- Ashley Nguyen (advances to Regionals), 6th Mohammad Zaidi

Editorials: 5th Illyuana Martinez

Copy Editing: 6th Illyuana Martinez

Literary Criticism: 4th- Min Ko Ko, 6th Mohammad Zaidi

Team Literary Criticism: 2nd Place Min Ko Ko, Mohammad Zaidi, Rebekah Lorigha-Olivera, Fatima Shamim (Wild Card for Regionals)

Current Events: 5th Min Ko Ko

Computer Applications: 4th (Alternate) Jonathan Huang

Social Studies: 1st Min Ko Ko, 2nd Mohammad Zaidi (both advance to Regionals)

Social Studies: 1st Team (advances to Regionals) Min Ko Ko, Mohammad Zaidi, Manahil Shoaib, Ashley Nguyen

Prose: 5th Jada Cooperwood

Poetry: 6th Julia Howard

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2019 Perfect Mayde Man

Jaion Bateast was crowned the winner of the 2019 MCHS Perfect Mayde Man on Friday night. Perfect Mayde Man is a longstanding tradition for senior men at MCHS. Congrats Jaion!
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English End of Course Exam Information

On Tuesday, April 9th, everyone enrolled in English I and anyone still in need of passing the English I EOC will be taking the English I End of Course exam. On Thursday, April 11th, everyone enrolled in English II and anyone still in need of passing the English II EOC will take the English II End of Course exam. Because of testing, we will have a closed campus - no visitors, deliveries, or early student pickups.

Testing room assignments were posted in various locations around the building on Friday, 5th. Students need to check the lists for the days they need to report. Some students will test on more than 1 day if they are still in need of passing both English EOC exams.

All non-testing students will follow a normal schedule.

Some reminders about testing:

• Electronic devices will not be allowed on students during testing. All cell phones must be turned off and in backpacks/belongings at the front or side of the room. Any student found to be in possession of a cell phone during testing will be suspended for the remainder of the day and, pending an inspection of the electronic device, could have their test invalidated and not scored. Electronic devices include any device with internet, camera, recording or messaging capabilities.

• Testing Students will not be allowed access to their backpacks until they are released from the testing room.

• Students may ONLY read a BOOK or remain quiet when they finish testing. They may not read magazines, comic books, textbooks, electronic readers, etc. Students must provide their own book to read. Books should be given to your testing teacher prior to beginning the test to read after the test.

• This is a normal school day, so dress code should remain the same. No pajamas, slippers, hoodies, hats, etc.

• Pillows and blankets will not be allowed.

• Snacks will not be provided.

• Testing students will take a break for lunch. Students MUST have their ids out and ready to go to get through the line in a timely manner.

RoboRams Compete in Pasadena

The Roborams were working hard this weekend competing in Pasadena.
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ASVAB Career Exploration Program

ASVAB will be offered here at Mayde Creek High School on April 3rd at 7:30am.


It is a program offered to high school and post-secondary students as part of the ASVAB Career Exploration Program, which provides tools to help students learn more about career exploration and planning, in both the civilian and military worlds of work.


If you are interested and currently in the 10th -12th grade, you may sign up in the Counselors’ offices located in room S302. For more information, please contact Mrs. Fearon

National Honor Society Meeting

National Honor Society will be having a meeting on April 9th right after school in the LGI.
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Social Studies Mock AP Exams

Have you signed up to take an AP Exam for your AP Human Geography, AP World History, AP Psychology or AP US History? To help you prepare to do your best on the AP Exam, we will be hosting mock AP exams for these classes on Saturday, April 13 at 8:00 AM in the library. Please see your AP Social Studies Teacher for more information.
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Powder Puff Football Game

The Senior Women Powder Puff Football Game is coming up on Tuesday, April 9th.
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Student Parking

Student parking regulations have been in effect since Monday, August 20th. All student drivers must have a valid drivers license, valid insurance in their name (not just their vehicle), a $40 parking sticker, and this parent signed document on file with the senior office.


Students may only park in their designated, numbered spots. Students must have their parking sticker prominently displayed on the bottom left hand corner of their windshield above their inspection sticker.


There is a $20 boot fee for students parking illegally for the first boot. There is a $40 boot fee for students parking illegally after their first boot. Students booted must present a valid drivers license to have the boot taken off.

Peggy Cook Memorial Scholarship

Attention Seniors! The Peggy Cook Memorial Scholarship is open to all graduating seniors who plan to study in a digital animation related field, other technology field or pursue a degree in Education. The deadline to apply is April 1st, 2019. One $3,000 and two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. See Mr. Lawrence in room 1100.B for an application.

Miller Career & Technology Cosmetology

Attention Teachers, Staff and Students; please come and support our Miller Career & Technology Cosmetology students every Tuesday and Wednesday from 3-6 pm. For pricing and more info stop by room 1022.

After School Late Bus Tutorials

After School Late Bus Tutorials will kick off this Tuesday! See the flyer below for more information.

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2019-2020 AP Exam Registration Changes


Beginning Fall 2019, College Board is making changes to the timeline for AP Exam Registration. Students will register and pay for AP exams during the fall registration period. Specific deadlines will be communicated at the beginning of next school year. Semester courses in the spring semester will have an early spring semester registration and payment deadline.



Empezando en el otoño del 2019, College Board cambiará el periodo de inscripción para los exámenes AP. Los estudiantes se inscribirán y pagarán por los exámenes que desean presentar en mayo durante el periodo de inscripción que se llevará a cabo en el otoño. La fecha límite para este proceso se les comunicará al principio del año escolar. Al principio del segundo semestre en la primavera se abrirá el periodo de inscripción para los cursos que solo son de un semestre en la primavera.

Spring 2019 Katy ISD Community Education Classes

The Spring 2019 Katy ISD Community Education classes are now open for registration. The purpose of Community Education is to provide the general public with learning opportunities including self-improvement, enrichment, recreation and academic courses.


Classes include learning opportunities pertaining to recreational activities, arts and crafts, health and personal development, foreign languages, business and industry skills, finance, computer applications, driver education, college preparatory, and multiple online courses.

Classes start next week! Registration hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For more information, visit the Community Education catalog online or call 281-396-6365.

2017-18 Federal Report Cards

Katy ISD is sharing information about the state, district and your child’s campus as part of our obligations under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA). Copies of the 2017-18 Federal Report Cards for the state, district and our campus are available for your review in the front office of our school, or online at www.katyisd.org or https://rptsvr1.tea.texas.gov/perfreport/frc/2018/srch.html

Public Notice: Federal Programs

PUBLIC NOTICE

A public meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 1:00PM in the Katy Independent School District Educational Support Complex, Room 1200 ADF located at 6301 South Stadium Lane, Katy, Texas regarding the ESEA Title I, Title II, Title III, Title IV, IDEA B Special Education, Perkins (CTE) and High School Accelerated Instruction programs as implemented in the 2018-2019 school year as well as proposed for 2019-2020 school year. The staff and the public are invited to comment on these programs. A written statement for the record must accompany all comments made. In addition, parent surveys have been created to gather input on these programs.


Parent Survey (English): https://goo.gl/forms/QHmvURtMGZJBM28V2


AVISO AL PÚBLICO

Se ha programado una reunión pública para elmiércoles 17 de abril de 2019 a la 1:00 p.m. en el Complejo de Apoyo Educativo del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Katy, Salón 1200 ADF ubicado en 6301 South Stadium Lane, Katy, Texas con respecto al Título I de ESEA, Título II, Título III, Título IV, IDEA B Educación Especial, Perkins (CTE) y prógramas de Instrucción Acelerada de Preparatoria implementada en el año escolar 2018-2019 y también para el año escolar 2019-2020. Los empleados y el público están invitados a comentar sobre estos prógramas. Una declaración escrita para el registro debe acompañar a todos los comentarios realizados.


Parent Survey (Spanish): https://goo.gl/forms/qd1GHhZSwaREgFPG2

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Spring Senior Shirt

The senior class will be selling their spring short sleeve shirt for pre-order starting on Monday, April 1. The shirt is being pre-sold for $12 cash in the senior office.


The final day to order will be Friday, April 12th. A minimum of 50 shirts must be sold to place an order.

Balfour Cap and Gown

Online orders can be made at www.Balfour.com. If you need a direct link to purchase just a cap, gown, and tassel please click here.


The final day to purchase cap, gown, and tassels at a discounted rate is Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. A price increase will occur starting on Monday, March 4th, 2019.

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Prom Ticket Price Announcement

Prom tickets will officially go on sale on April 1st.


Students are encouraged to purchase their prom tickets early for the lowest price. Due to our fundraising efforts over the last 3 years, we are able to sell prom tickets at an incredibly low starting point.


Starting April 15th, an admin fee will be added to underclassmen and outside guests. This fee will not be added on for students who purchase tickets before April 15th.


Guest forms must be turned in at time of purchase. Tickets are sold cash only!


If tickets remain on the day of, they can be purchased at the door for $100.


Ticket prices are as follows:

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Prom King and Queen Nominations

Nominations for Prom King and Queen will begin on Monday during all lunches.


Prom court nominees must:

Have all fines and fees paid off

Not have had any level 3 discipline infractions including ISS, OSS, or OAC placements

Not have been on homecoming court

Be in good standing with attendance and grades


Each senior is eligible to nominate 1 King and 1 Queen. To make a nomination you must have your student ID. Please see Mr. G during your lunch to make a nomination.

Senior Tribute

Attention SENIOR parents: Don't miss the chance to celebrate your senior's accomplishments by purchasing a senior tribute in the yearbook! Let them know how proud you are by honoring them with a special spot in the yearbook just for them! There are several size and pricing options available. To place your order and design your tribute, please visit https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1079178/Mayde-Creek-High-School/ Yearbook tributes are for SENIORS ONLY. Deadline to order is February 15. Contact Katie Frazier at KathrynLFrazier@katyisd.org if you have any questions.

Project Grad 2019 Information

The following Project Grad meetings will be held at Clay's Restaurant at 7PM:


  • April Monday 15th
  • May Monday 13th


Please turn in all receipts at the end of the meeting so Project Grad receives credit for purchases.


To be added to the PG19 Email Contact List please click the link below:

http://eepurl.com/dI28ED


For more information and to join the Remind 101 account please email the Project Grad president, Lisa Martinez, at martinezrams@gmail.com

Counselors Corner

KATY ISD VIRTUAL SCHOOL


Katy Virtual School Summer 2019 online registration begins February 1, 2019 at 7:00AM. Courses are available for all 2019-2020 incoming 9th -12th graders. Visit our website at www.katyvirtualschool.org for complete course lists and registration information. There are over 30 courses to choose from.

ACT Prep Seminar

Katy ISD, Community Education is sponsoring an ACT Prep Seminar hosted by Sycamore Learning Company. The seminar will be held at Cinco Ranch High School, on Saturday, March 30th, from 9am – 3pm in the LGI. The cost of the seminar is $89. To register, go to www.prepforthefuture.com or call 866-223-9691.


Catalyst Prep's SAT & ACT Bootcamps for Katy ISD are coming up!

These momentum building weekend seminars will arm students with go-to strategies, insight, and the confidence they need on the day of the test. Students will also leave with Catalyst's self-study materials for sustained practice right up until the test. Tuition for each Bootcamp is just $195. To enroll, visit http://www.catalystprep.com/ and click on the Bootcamp Sign-Up tab on the website's menu bar or call us at 800.235.0056.

SAT DATES


May 4, 2019 Register by April 5, 2019

June 1, 2019 Register by May 3, 2019

See www.CollegeBoard.org for more information and registration.


ACT DATES


April 13, 2019 Register by March 8, 2019

June 8, 2019 Register by May 3, 2019

July 13, 2019* Register by June 14, 2019


See www.Act.org for more information and registration.

Scholarship Opportunities

From the MCHS College & Career Advisor: Check out the following link for a list of scholarship opportunities. Scholarship List

Interested in finding out more about colleges and career options?

Students can login to Naviance through MyKaty Cloud using your KatyISD username and password to begin your journey to post graduation success. Parents can login using the same information sent last year via email. If you need help logging in please email maryfrancesmschmidt@katyisd.org.

Khan Academy

Students have access to FREE, personalized SAT practice through Khan Academy. College Board research shows students who spent an average of 20-22 hours with Khan increased their SAT score an average of 115 points. Below is the link for Free SAT practice:


Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy for students – Customized practice plan, interactive practice, instant feedback, SAT essay practice, 8 practice tests with essay (scored for free). www.satpractice.org/sat
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Attendance Procedures & Reporting

For Mayde Creek Attendance Procedures Click Here


The Attendance Office is located on the Main Campus.


Parents can now report an absence online. Click Here for online absence reporting or visit the Mayde Creek website and go to the Parent Tab/Report An Absence.

Information

Instructional Calendar 2018-2019 Click Here Spanish Click Here

Instructional Calendar 2019-2020 Click Here

Report Card Dates Click Here

Lunch Menu Click Here

Bus Transportation Click Here

Bus Schedules Click Here

Student Code of Conduct Click Here

Registration Dates Click Here

Graduation Calendar Click Here

SAT Click Here

Get Involved

Join PTSA Click Here
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Mayde Creek

Mission Statement

It is our mission at Mayde Creek High School to inspire ALL students to develop their maximum potential, to build healthy relationships, and to facilitate a smooth transition into a competitive global society— Mayde to Believe, Lead, and Achieve.