News Around The Creek
March 23, 2015
March 24: PTA Meeting, 7pm, Media Center
March 27: Early Release; Teacher Luncheon
March 28 : Science Olympiad Tournament,West Lake Middle, 9:30-3:30
April 7: Square 1 Art Orders Due
April 13-24: Boosterthon
May 9: Carnival, 4-8pm
Tuesday, March 24th at 7:00pm will be the next general PTA meeting in the Media Center. Mrs. Holland and Mrs. Fountain will be demonstrating the new Learning Commons Center in the media center. Please join us and learn how this state of the art environment integrates technology and learning.
There will be a Teacher Luncheon on Friday, March 27th, Early Release Day. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Friday, March 27th is an Early Release Day. School will dismiss a 12:30pm.
Saturday, March 28th the MCES Science Olympiad Team will compete. Good luck students and coaches.
Cultural Arts :Artist in Residence-Volunteers Needed for Clay Project
Volunteers still needed for these times:
Tues, 3/24 10-11am (AU), 11-12pm (Stiehl), 12-1pm (Dreier), 2-3pm (Morgan)
Wed, 3/25 10-11am (Cancro), 11-12pm (Mrs Ebner)
Tues, 3/31 12-1pm (Howard), 2-3pm (Lowe)
Wed, 4/1 10-11am
PTA needs volunteers for 2015-16 school year!
Below are listed a few open positions for the 2015-16 school year.
Corporate Sponsorship~ job can be done from home. We have companies who want to donate, we just need someone to call them back and explain the next steps
Co-Chair Bookfair ~ our September Bookfair needs a Co-Chair. This is a four week commitment. Ideal candidate would be track 2,3,4 (during track 1 track-out) Our Bookfair raises lots of needed funds for our library!
Science Olympiad ~ two openings for a chair and co chair. Run the established Science Olympiad at the school. Lots of help from PTA, NCSO, past chairs and parents! Would be great for parent who's children participate in the science Olympiad.
Spelling Bee Chair (2) run our schools spelling bee in the fall. Fun event at the school every fall. All children have a chance to participate. Program is run through PAGE of Wake County.
For a complete list, please check the signup genius at:
Square One Art Fundraiser:
Middle Creek is once again participating in the school sponsored fundraiser called Square 1 Art.
This fundraiser takes your child’s artwork and makes it into great products for you to purchase. These products are wonderful keepsakes and gifts for family and friends. Your child has been busy making beautiful artwork that can be made into many fun products such as magnets, t-shirts, mouse pads, ornaments and much more!
Every student should have received their custom catalog! (Track 1 will receive their catalogs upon track in). Orders can be submitted using the paper order forms included in the packets or online. ALL orders are due Tuesday, April 7*! Orders will arrive at the end of April.
*TRACK 4 families - The order deadline is over track out so please submit your orders before you track out this Friday, March 27!
If you have any questions, please contact Becky Lewis at email@example.com.
Boosterthon Fun Run:
Help Needed for Decorating front school windows:
Are you artistic? Boosterthon could use your help painting the front windows in this years Rock n Roll theme! Decorating would be done on or just before April 6. Let us know! We could use you your help!!!
The MCES Spring Carnival will be held on Saturday, May 9th, from 4pm-8pm. Pre-sale bracelt flyers went out last week in Tuesday folders to all track 2, 3, 4 classes (except Mrs. Harward's who will get them this week). This year, our attraction vendor, require waivers to be signed for their featured attractions. The waivers are included with the Carnival flyer. Please only send signed waivers back with bracelet purchases. The waivers that have been received without bracelet purchases will be kept on file, but please hold on to the waivers until you are ready to buy your bracelets. For more information on the two attractions that require waivers, visit
http://www.interactiveplaygrounds.com and go to "featured attraction," then "Big Baller" and "Meltdown." Questions about the Carnival? Contact AnnMarie Marchese mcesptacarnival @yahoo.com
Look for Kid Raffle donation flyers in this week's Tuesday folder.
Track 4 will also receive cake walk donation flyers.
The Giving Garden is looking for small and medium sized rocks for MCES students to decorate as part of a Carnival activity. If anyone knows where a donation of these can be obtained, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. A letter can be provided for a tax exempt donation.
Bullying Prevention Program
PTA next Big Project
NEW After School Golf and Tennis!! :
There is a great program coming to Middle Creek this spring, for all ages, and all genders...TGA premier afterschool golf and tennis!!
It's a great opportunity for all kids, and equipment will be provided by the coaches.