News Around The Creek

October 12, 2015


October 15-28: Food Drive

October 16: Early Release & Teacher Luncheon

October 17: Grounds Day 9:00-11:00AM

President's Message

Thank you to everyone who attended and purchased books from our Monster Book Fair! Your support directly benefits the Media Center and making improvements to our library. A BIG Shout out to Emily Gardner and her hard working volunteers! Without Emily, this fundraiser would not have been such a huge success. Emily put in countless hours and was there everyday and every family event. Thank you so much Emily! You Rock!

Have you seen our latest fundraiser? We have has partnered with OneHope wines from now until October 31, 2015 to raise money for our organization. ONEHOPE Wine is a wine label produced by Rob Mondavi, Jr. out of Napa and every bottle makes an impact by donating profits to partner nonprofits. Our PTA receives 15% of case and half case purchases. It’s a great time to stock up for the holidays!

Be on the look out for more exciting events from the PTA.

Remember, this Friday is early release, which means our hospitality committee will be providing lunch for teachers and staff. If you’d like to donate $5 to help support a fab lunch from Olive Garden, please leave it in the front office labeled hospitality/Britney Whitmire.

MCES Food Drive

Middle Creek is sponsoring our 10th annual Food Drive to benefit the The Holly Springs Food Cupboard from Thursday, October 15th through Wednesday, October 28th. You can drop off food and hygiene items from 8:00a.m to 8:30 a.m to Mrs. Parrish’s office each day of the Food Drive.

(Please no GLASS PRODUCTS or EXPIRED FOODS). Our goal is to fill up Mrs. Parrish's entire office and make our largest donation yet to help our neighbors, friends, and family in the Holly Springs community.

Would you like to help? We need volunteers to receive and stack donations for a short time in Mrs. Parrish's office each morning of the food drive (8:00 to 8:45/9:00AM) and on Friday, Oct. 30th for Donation Pick Up.

Email Erin Harden at or sign up at

Spelling Bee

Just a reminder that classroom spelling bees will take place 10/14-20 for Tracks 1, 2, 3 and 10/22-28 for Track 4. The school spelling bee will be 12/5 at 1pm.

Word ranges per grade are as follows:

1st: bat - balm

2nd: rare - dough

3rd: gusto - cymbals

4th: rattler - vigorously

5th: dispel - montage

The word lists were sent home a few weeks back. Please contact if you have any questions.

Buy Your State Fair Tickets and Support MCES!

Are you going to the State Fair this year? Did you know you can purchase tickets in advance, and MCES will get $2 of EACH ticket sold?? Click below to help our school, while having a great time at the fair! Our school code is 494.

Early Release Teacher Luncheon

The next early release teacher luncheon will be on October 16th! This month's theme is Italian and is catered by Olive Garden. If you would like to support this event please see click here

Reflections Art Program

Don't forget, the deadline for submitting to the Reflections Art Program is 10/28. This year's theme is 'Let your Imagination Fly."

For more information, please click here.

OneHope Fundraiser

MCES PTA has partnered with OneHope Wine in October as a fundraiser. ONEHOPE Wine is a wine label produced by Rob Mondavi, Jr. out of Napa and every bottle makes an impact by donating to partner nonprofits. 15% of case and half case wine sales from this event will go directly to MCES PTA! To participate in this fundraiser, click the link below and create your customized case or half case order of select red and white wines. Please share this link with friends and family and ask that they support our MCES PTA with their purchase. Friends and neighbors are welcome to shop together and split the cost of the case and shipping.

All participants will be entered win a private wine tasting for up to 10 people, special discounts, and free bottles of wine! During the month of October anyone that purchases 12 bottle cases will receive a free pink wine key. Its a great time to purchase wine for your holiday parties and have the proceeds go to a great cause- MCES PTA! Any questions regarding this fundraiser can be sent to Heather Lynch or order questions can be sent to Britney Whitmire If you would like to be added to the Facebook Event page you can email Heather or Britney. The link to shop is

Spirit Wear Order Forms

Order your MCES Spirit Wear!

Order forms for went out in Tuesday folders (on 9/29) for tracks 2, 3, & 4. Track 1 will get theirs on 10/6. All forms are due back by 10/30.

Download your order form here.

Grounds Day

Please join us for the next MCES Grounds Day...
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Reflections Chair needed

The Reflections Art Program is coming soon, with a theme of 'Let your Imagination Fly.' We need a chair to organize and run this wonderful program. Please contact Lori for more information.

Volunteers Needed for the School Store:

We are looking for school store volunteers for the 2015-2016 school year.

Tuesdays: K-2 kids welcome from 8:00-8:25am
Thursdays: 3-5 kids welcome from 8:00-8:25am

The school store sells little pencils, erasers, fun little school items for kids to purchase - prices range from $0.10 - $2.00, so kids can easily afford to buy something even with a little bit of pocket change. It is located at the end of the main hallway, adjacent to the 2nd grade hallway. Please contact Stephanie Petty,

The MCES PTA is now on Facebook

Check out our new Facebook page!

Twitter Users:

Follow @MiddleCreekLC to learn about the Learning Commons activities.

Follow @MiddleCreekES for general school information.

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