January 6, 2014

News Around The Creek


January 21 : PTA Meeting 7-8pm; media center

January 24 : Father Daughter Dance 7-9pm

January 30 : Grade Night Out: Red Robin 5-8pm, hosted by 3rd grade

President's Message:

Welcome back MCES students & families! Happy 2014!

Reflections : CONGRATULATIONS Hannah Jury !!!

MCES submitted 24 original works to compete in the Wake County Reflections Art Contest in December. Wake County received 1,100 entries from 85 schools which included Elementary, Middle & High Schools. We are excited to announce that Hannah Jury, 5th grade, Ms. Bryant's class, won a Judge's Merit Award in the Intermediate Grade category (grades 3-5) in Visual Arts, for her Eiffel Tower impressionism painting titled, 'A Night in Paris'! Hannah and her family will be invited to the Wake County Reflections awards ceremony in the Spring. Only the students who placed 1st place, will move on to the NC State level of the Reflections competition, so although Hannah's competitive journey ends at this point, we are so thrilled at her accomplishment!

As a reminder, MCES received 114 entries in November from 84 students, grades K-5, in the visual arts, photography and literature categories. 24 students were selected by outside judges and became Finalists for our school's Reflections Art Contest. The awards ceremony for these finalists, as well as for all the 84 participants, will be held at our school on Friday, Feb. 7th. More details will be shared this month.

Here is a photo of Hannah's winning artwork and her Artist Statement supporting this year's national theme 'Believe, Dream, Inspire':

"I chose to paint the Eiffel Tower because I have always dreamed of going to France to see it. When I go to France I would like to see my favorite artists' work and learn what inspired them. I like Monet and other great impressionists." - Hannah Jury, 5th gr

Father Daughter Dance: An Evening Under The Stars

Please mark your calendars for the Father Daughter dance on January 24th from 7pm – 9pm. Invites will be coming home with your child soon. For questions or if you would like to help, please email Tonya Brady at tbrady1@nc.rr.com or Mary Cassidy at mfcassidy@yahoo.com

RSVP to MCEFDDANCE@yahoo.com

Please include name and number attending.

Hurricanes Fundraiser Update:

We sold 57 tickets totaling $500 for our school!

Thank you all for your efforts to make this fundraiser successful!

Go Canes!
Marion McHugh

BOX TOPS: Contest Prize Announcement: PIZZA PARTY !

The next Box Tops contest will end February 14, 2014. The class on each track with the most submitted Box Tops will win a pizza party!!


Get 25 Bonus Box Tops when you buy any 6 participating General Mills products using your Food Lion MVP card between 1/8/14 - 1/14/14 and we automatically entered for a chance to win the 100,000 bonus box tops sweepstakes.

Get 40 Bonus Box Tops when you buy any 8 participating General Mills products using your Harris Teeter VIC card between 1/8/14 - 1/14/14.