Maverick News

January 24, 2023

MCHS Information Sessions - Last One is Tonight(01/24/2023)!

Hello Maverick Families! Do you know a family with a rising junior or rising senior who would be a great fit for Middle College? If so, please help us in our student recruitment efforts! We are offering a series of information sessions for interested families to come learn about our school. It would help our school if you would talk to them about MCHS now and encourage them to register for an information session at this link. Feel free to direct follow up questions to Mr. Evans at
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Senior Quotes Due TOMORROW(01/25/2023)


If you'd like a quote to appear alongside your portrait in the yearbook, the deadline is tomorrow. Look for the form from Aiden Bundy in your email. It may be in your spam folder. Questions: email:

Next Year Gear - Feb. 3


With those college admissions rolling in, wear your next year's school gear on Friday 2/3. We'll take individual and group pictures in Town Hall. Even if you haven't made a decision yet, wear a shirt, hoodie, etc. of your first choice / dream school.

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Town Hall - Feb 3

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Just 16 days left to buy a yearbook ad for your senior

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LOCATION: Rogers-Herr Middle School [911 W Cornwallis Rd, Durham, NC 27707]

*Bagged breakfast and Lunch provided

*Transportation provided if needed

Note: All JUNIORS are REQUIRED to take the exam. The exam will start by 9:00 am and will last until approximately 1:30 pm, standard administration. More details are forthcoming, outlining the arrival time and what you can expect for the test day. Moreover, students will be required to participate in a pre-test session prior to the test date.

For now, you must complete the following:

  1. If you will miss a College Synchronous course on the day of the test, you will need to complete the DTCC Absence Form: An excused absence is defined as a planned absence. Durham Tech students are allowed one (1) excused absence per class per term for a planned event or observance. Students who wish to use an excused absence must submit an Excused Absence Notification form and any supporting documentation at least fourteen (14) calendar days in advance of the scheduled absence date.

There are no exceptions to this deadline. Start this process NOW!

  1. Please read each email from Mrs. Tugman regarding the ACT carefully and promptly. By staying apprised of the process, it will make your testing experience on the 15th much easier and less stressful for you.

Please contact Ms. Tugman ( for more information.

MCHS Speech & Debate & MCHS Ethics Bowl

All MCHS students are invited to join the MCHS Speech and Debate team. Please see team president Zlata Bogdanova or team vice president, Maya Van Kanegan, with questions. Upcoming tournaments are as follows:

1/21 - DSDL # 4, Cape Fear HS – Fayetteville

2/4 - DSDL # 5, Cumberland Polytechnic HS – Fayetteville

2/25 - DSDL # 6, Apex Friendship HS – Apex

All MCHS students are invited to join MCHS Ethics Bowl meetings each Thursday at 3:35 pm in room 1-150 of the White Building. See team president, Victor Dumme, with questions.


Date: February 18, 2023

Location: Riverside High School

PTSA Survey


MCHS PTSA is seeking feedback from parents, students and staff about how the PTSA can best serve the school, faculty, students and families or how you would like to contribute. Please complete the brief 10 question MCHS PTSA SURVEY Thanks in advance!

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Register for Free Tutoring at CAE

Students can get help in college courses in building10, room 308. The first step is creating an account with the Center for Academic Excellence. From there you can book tutors at convenient times.

DTCC Center for Academic Excellence

Counselor Corner

Check out Mrs. Machak’s Counselor Corner for upcoming opportunities and events!

Virtual Scholarship Office and Scholarship Highlights

Schedule an appointment with Mrs. Machak anytime using the link on the website!

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