News Around The Creek

January 4, 2016

Calendar:

January 12: MCES Night Out, Johnny's Pizza

January 15: Early Release and Teacher Luncheon

January 19: PTA Meeting, 7:00PM in the Learning Commons

January 27: Spirit Day! National Opposite Day! Wear your most mismatched clothing

February 5: Daddy/Daughter Dance 7:00-9:00PM

President's Message

Happy New Year! Can you believe it is 2016? Time is flying by!


Welcome back Tracks 1-3!


Half our school year is behind us, but we have the second half to conquer. PTA is looking forward to many upcoming events, including the Daddy/Daughter Dance (Feb. 5th 7-9pm), Boosterthon, Science Olympiad, Carnival, Square One Art Project. Look for more information on the K-2 playground, too.


The Next General PTA meeting will be held on January 19th from 7-8pm, in the Learning Commons. Look forward to seeing you all there!


Here’s to a healthy and prosperous New Year!


Heather Lynch

PTA president

Early Release Teacher Luncheon

January's Early Release luncheon is fast approaching and we are in need of volunteers to send items to support. If you are able please see the open signup genius http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4BA9AF2BABFB6-january. We appreciate your continued support for the MCES Teachers and Staff. If you have questions please contact Britney Whitmire britney-whitmire@live.com

Johnny's Pizza MCES Night Out - Tuesday, 1/12

Please mark your calendar for a Day Off from cooking next Tuesday, January 12th! We invite you to enjoy some delicious pizza at our ALL-DAY school-wide event at Johnny's Pizza, 10am - 10pm. Just say "Middle Creek Elementary" when you order, and Johnny's will donate 20% of all Dine-in and Carry-Out orders to our school, as well as 10% of all delivery orders. All of the proceeds will go to new playground equipment. Thanks for your support!

Fundraising Update

Thank you for your Fundraising Support -- almost $800 has been raised!

We wanted say a HUGE Thank You to all of you who participated in our McDonald's Kindergarten and First Grade Night Out Event in November AND our Shop.Eat.Middle Creek Event in December. A special Thank You to our Kindergarten and First Grade teachers who spent their personal time WORKING at McDonald's for the evening. We couldn't have done it without you! With both fundraising events, we've raised almost $800 toward a new makeover for our K-2 playground. Thank you!

Christy Flannery & Carrie Garabedian, Grade Night Out Fundraising Coordinators

West Lake Middle School 6th Grade Orientation Nights

WLMS has scheduled their 6th grade orientation nights as follows:


March 15th (Tracks 3 and 4)

April 5th (Tracks 1 and 2) from 6:30-8:00


(Families from any track can attend either evening.)

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, stephaniepettyrn@yahoo.com

The MCES PTA is now on Facebook

Check out our new Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/MiddleCreekPTA

Twitter Users:

Follow @MiddleCreekLC to learn about the Learning Commons activities.

Follow @MiddleCreekES for general school information.

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