Creek Speak 01.05.20

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Welcome to Mayde Creek: The Best School in the Universe!

A Week @ The Creek

Monday 01.06.20 (Student Holiday)

  • Student Holiday


Tuesday 01.07.20 (Tuesday Advisory Schedule)

  • FBLA Meeting at 2:35 PM in room 1312
  • Spanish Honor Society Meeting at 2:45 PM in the SGI
  • Boys Basketball at THS at 4:00 PM
  • Girls Basketball vs. THS at 4:00 PM
  • Boys Soccer vs. Wisdom HS at 4:30 PM
  • Girls Soccer at Alief Elsik HS at 4:30 PM
  • Varsity Swim Meet at KHS at 4:30 PM


Wednesday 01.08.20 (No Advisory Bell Schedule)

  • Fall Semester Make-Up Exams at 2:45 PM
  • Wrestling Dual @ Cy-Lakes HS at 5:00 PM
  • Padres Hispanos en Accion Meeting at 6:00 PM in the 9th Grade Commons


Thursday 01.09.20 (Thursday Advisory Schedule)

  • Fall Semester Make-Up Exams at 2:45 PM
  • Girls I10 Shootout Soccer Tournament


Friday 01.10.20 (Pep Rally Bell Schedule)

  • Spring Sports Pep Rally
  • Sophomore Boys Soccer Tournament at Strake Jesuit HS
  • Varsity Swim Polar Plunge Meet at CFISD
  • Girls I10 Shootout Soccer Tournament
  • Wrestling Chicken Wing Dual at Westside HS at 5:00 PM
  • Student Directed One Acts at 6:00 PM in the Black Box


Saturday 01.11.20

  • Sophomore Boys Soccer Tournament at Strake Jesuit HS
  • Varsity Swim Polar Plunge Meet at CFISD
  • Girls I10 Shootout Soccer Tournament
  • Wrestling Chicken Wing Dual at Westside HS at 9:00 AM

Looking Ahead

3.4.20 School Day SAT (11th Grade)

4.7.20 STAAR EOC English 1

4.8.20 STAAR EOC English 2

5.4.20 AP Tests Start

5.5.20 STAAR EOC US History

5.6.20 STAAR EOC Algebra 1

School Announcements

Spring Schedules

All students will report to their 1st period class on January 7, 2020. 1st period classroom assignments will be posted around the campus. Please double check the poster rosters before proceeding to 1st period as your class schedule could be different this semester.

MCHS Curriculum Night & Job Fair - Jan. 15, 2020 @ 6:00pm

It is our honor to invite parents and students to the MCHS Curriculum Night and Mayde to Work Youth Job Fair at Mayde Creek High School. This interactive and informational event is for all parents/students who will be attending MCHS next year. This includes all incoming 8th grade students and current 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students at MCHS.


Throughout the evening you will have an opportunity to meet teachers, administrators, counselors, and upper-class student mentors. Curriculum Night will include a gallery showcase of clubs/organizations/electives, a counselor Keynote presentation, and multiple-choice sessions for parents and students to select and attend.


Mayde to Work Youth Job Fair will also be taking place during the same night and time for our older students who are interested in finding employment. Students must 16+ and have valid documentation to work in the United States. Preregistration is required, please click the link below if you are interested.


Click here fore preregistration form.


We are looking forward to the event and hope to see everyone at MCHS on Wednesday, January 15th at 6:00 PM.

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Baseball Tryouts

Baseball Tryouts will take place Friday January 31st afterschool & Saturday February 1st. All those interested in trying out need to sign up in Coach Pederson's room 2315. All students trying out must have a physical on file with the athletic trainer and complete all online paperwork.

Softball Tryouts

Softball tryouts are just around the corner! Any female interested in trying out for Softball please come by S400 to sign up and get paperwork.

Mayde The News

2019 District 19-6A All District Football Team

Below is a list of the football players that received All District recognition during this year’s football season.
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Cyberpatriot Team Qualifies for State Semifinals

Under the direction of Mr. Ronald Beck, NJROTC Cyberpatriot Team 12-6681 from MCHS has advanced to the semifinal state round of the Cyberpatriot competition for the first time in school history! CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association (AFA) to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future. Team members include:


· Daniel Grimes, Junior

· Katherine Saldana, Junior

· Andrew Goodspeed, Junior

· Olasunkanmi Ijiola , Senior

· Kanishka Kamal, Senior

· Huytam Tat, Senior


The next round will be held on Friday, January 24th, 2020.

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Lady Ram Soccer 2019

The Lady Ram soccer team began with its first two scrimmages of the season. The team is young, but the Lady Rams have nine returning letterman including all-state goalkeeper, sophomore, Kirsten Baxa, all-region forward, junior, Emma Arroyo and all-district junior, Yaisa Reyes, all-district sophomore Alexa Rivera and all district sophomore, Stephanie De La Cruz.


There is a talented group of newcomers that have added to the strength of the varsity squad and the ladies have a determination to be successful.


This is a gifted group of young ladies. They come out and play hard and leave it all on the field. We are excited to see how they progress this season and to surprise teams with our tenacity and speed of play.


In the first two scrimmages for the year, the Lady Ram Soccer team beat Aldine 1-0. (goal scored my Emma Arroyo) and beat Nimitz 8-0 (goals scored by Emma Arroyo (3), Esveidy Fabila (2), Alicia Loera, Lexi Richard, and Alexa Rivera).

Boys Basketball Opens District Play

The Mayde Creek Boys varsity basketball team opened district play with a 48-47 win over Katy. Josh Vanegas hit 2 free throws with .8 seconds left to seal the win for the Rams.


The Rams will continue district play with a game at Taylor HS on Tuesday.

Lady Ram Basketball Opens District Play

The Lady Ram varsity basketball team opened district play with ah 33-31 comeback win over Morton Ranch. The Lady Rams overcame a 10 point deficit in the 4th Quarter!


The Lady Rams will continue district play this week with a matchup against Taylor HS at MCHS.

Accessing Interim Progress Reports and Report Cards

Secondary students’ first six-week report cards are now official and may be viewed electronically in the Home Access Center (HAC). To view the electronic grade report, please click on the “Grades” icon. Should you need assistance in accessing an electronic grade notification, please complete this form and a member of the technology team will contact you: Parent and Student Technology Support Center.

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Proclamation 2020

Proclamation 2020 includes instructional materials for Grades 7-12 English Learners Language Arts, Grades 9-12 English Language Arts, AP Statistics and Statistics.These materials will be implemented during the 2020-2021 school year. Instructional materials under consideration will be on display during business hours (8:00AM-4:00PM) for parent and community input at the Education Support Complex from January 9-16,2020. In addition, instructional materials will be available for review from 5:00PM to 7:00PM on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 and Thursday, January 16,2020. Please enter through the center Staff Development entrance.


La Proclamación del 2020 incluye materiales de instrucción para los estudiantes de inglés de los grados 7 a 12, artes del lenguaje en inglésde los grados 9-12, Estadísticas AP y Estadísticas. Estos materiales serán implementados durante el año escolar 2020-2021. Dichos materiales de instrucción, estarán en exhibición y disponibles para los padres y la comunidad en el Complejo de Apoyo Educativo (ESC) del 9 al 16 de enero del 2020 durante horas de oficina (8:00AM-4:00PM). Además, los materiales de instrucción estarán disponibles para revisión, el martes 14 de enero del 2020 y el jueves 16 de enero del 2020 de 5:00 PM a 7:00PM. Por favor de entrar por la entrada del Centro de Desarrollo del Personal.

Parent Training on Behavior Management Strategies and De-escalation Techniques


The Department of Special Education is offering a parent training on Behavior Management Strategies and De-Escalation Techniques which will focus on a foundational understanding of behavior and strategies to de-escalate children in crisis. There are two opportunities from which parents can choose:


  • Spring Offering: Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 6:00PM to 7:00PM


Sessions will be held in Training Room #2 at the Jeanne Coleman Student Support Annex (JCSA) located at 4242 S. Mason Road, Katy, TX 77450. Seating is limited and no childcare will be provided. Parents can register by e-mailing Kay Whitham at katherineawhitham@katyisd.org and putting “Parent Behavior Training” in the subject line.

MCHS Library Website

Check out the MCHS Library Website


You can also access the website by going to the MCHS website, hovering over “Campus” then clicking “Library”


The website includes things like:

· Tons of technology tutorial videos

· How to access Katy ISD databases

· How to organize research resources (Destiny collections)

· How to format Google and Word documents in MLA/APA format

· How to cite resources both MLA and APA style

· How to access student email accounts

· How to find the book your looking for in our library catalog

· How to put a book on hold

· Mental health resources

· Book recommendations

· College and career resources

· Access to our digital magazines

· And so much more!

MCHS Club Information

UIL Academics

UIL Academics Meeting every Thursday in 2106.

Counselors Corner

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From left to right:

Mr. Cunningham

Ms. Bowman

Ms. Chavez Bueno

Mrs. Fearon

Ms. Degges

Mrs. Tuttle

Study Skills Seminar

Katy ISD, Community Education, is sponsoring a seminar offered by Sycamore Learning Company that will help students learn new techniques to study, and how to efficiently manage their time. The seminar will discuss: Study Techniques, Goal Setting, Memorization, Note Taking, Essay Writing, Speed Reading, and Scheduling. The seminar will be offered at Seven Lakes High School, on Saturday, November 16th, from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm in the LGI. The cost for this class is $75. To register go to www.prepforthefuture.com or call 866-223-9691.

SAT Prep Seminar

Katy ISD, Community Education is sponsoring an SAT Prep Seminar hosted by Sycamore Learning Company. The seminar will be held at Taylor High School, on Sunday, November 17th from 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm in the Library. The cost of the seminar is $89. To register, go to www.prepforthefuture.com or call 866-223-9691.

Birthday Celebration



The counseling office is celebrating student birthdays with a pixy stick balloon. Students just need to stop by their counseling office on their birthday or sometime during their birthday month to pick up their special treat. A special unbirthday celebration will take place for summer birthdays at a later date.

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 NatalieMTuttle@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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Assured College Admission by Quartile

Below you will find a PDF of colleges and their requirements for SAT/ACT depending on the quartile rank of the student.


Please note that an automatic admission only applies to the university in general and may not apply to all university majors. Visit the university's website to verify information.


Juniors and Seniors are also encouraged to meet with Mr. Aulds in the college and career office.

College Application Workshop

Seniors, do you have questions about college applications? There will be a college application workshop Tuesday, September 10th starting at 3pm. Sign up will be with Mr. Aulds in the college and career readiness office. Please stop by to put your name on the list. Space is limited.

SPEAK UP!

Katy ISD will be rolling out a new anonymous reporting platform for the 2019 school year. This app based reporting tool will replace the current Safety Net & Bullying Tip Line. Please continue to check www.katyisd.org as they update these new safety measures.
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Useful Links for Parents Being Pro-active with Technology Use

Zift - This link lists social media apps and games, what they are used for, how they are used, and the dangers that come with them.


Screenagers - “Screenagers” is a documentary about teenagers and cellphones. This website also has “Tech Talk Tuesdays (TTT)” which you can subscribe to. Subscribe to the TTT to receive conversation starters about social media, video game use, tech tips, latest research and more.


White Ribbon Week - White Ribbon Week is a positive school program presented by volunteers or teachers that helps kids make healthy choices in media and technology. This program is research based and kid tested.

Legacy Parent Academy 2019-2020

Legacy Parent Academy will continue in the 2019-2020 school year with sessions focusing on prevalent social-emotional topics. This year’s sessions are as follows:


Wednesday, January 15, 2020

6:00PM - 8:00PM

This force they call “Social Media”


Wednesday, February 19, 2020

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Internet Safety


Wednesday, March 25, 2020

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Drug & Alcohol Awareness


Wednesday, April 22, 2020

7:00PM - 8:30PM

Human Trafficking


Wednesday, April 29, 2020

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Post-Secondary Opportunities at Technical Schools and Workforce Readiness Programs


The academy is intended to provide parents with information on current topics that impact students and schools district-wide. Academy sessions are supplemental to campus-based programs and initiatives.


The Legacy Parent Academy webpage, which includes session descriptions and a link to register for the sessions, is accessible at: http://www.katyisd.org/parents/Pages/Legacy-Parent-Academy.aspx.

Attendance Procedures & Reporting

For Mayde Creek Attendance Procedures Click Here

Information

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: www.joinpta.org
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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.

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