News Around The Creek

September 19, 2016

Calendar:

September 24: Garden work day, 8:00AM

September 26-October 5: Bookaneer Book Fair

September 28: General PTA Meeting, 6:30PM

September 29: Book Fair Family Night, 5:30-7:30PM

October 18-20, 25-27: MCES Food Drive

October 28: Reflections Entries due

President's Message:

Please join us for the General PTA meeting on September 28, 2016 at 6:30pm. We will be voting on this year's budget. Childcare will be provided for the meeting. And, be sure to stop by the Book Fair Family night beginning at 5:30pm. We will have a PTA table set up for new membership and merchandise.


Did you know we have two spirit wear sales going on? I know, a bit confusing, but both designs are really cool!! You can order online with both companies.
Here are the links where you can view all the items:

Preppy Shirt option:
If you’d like to order and pay by credit card, please visit
http://www.companycasuals.com/MiddleCreekElementary/start.jsp

Converse Inspired option:
If you’d like to order and pay by credit card, please visit
https://middlecreek.itemorder.com/
If yo have questions please contact Heather Lynch at mcespresident@gmail.com


Thanks for supporting MCES!
Heather Lynch

Garden Donations needed:

The Giving Garden needs soil!

If you can donate Black Cow soil or cow manure or compost for the garden beds, we'd appreciate it! Please drop off in garden:)

Book Fair Volunteers Still Needed:

There are still plenty of shifts available at our Bookaneer Book Fair starting up later this week! This is a fun and easy way to volunteer and experience how much the children LOVE this special time. We need more day shifts currently, so please volunteer when you can.


https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/20F054BA8A92C7-bookaneer


We're in need of some delicious goodies for our Book Fair Teacher Preview Party. Please click below for further details.


http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f054ba8a92c7-pirate


Thank you for your support!!!

Emily Gardner, Heidi Pellegrino, Christine Nowicki

TGA Fall Classes starting soon!

Parents, please register now for TGA Fall 2 golf and tennis classes. Class starts on Sept 29.

Parents can sign up NOW at playtga.com/wakecounty

The Silent Partner Program

Mrs. Fillard, the school counselor, and Mrs. Lesniak, the school social worker, are asking for volunteers for a new program.


The Silent Partner Program has been successful at many other schools, and we would like to start this program at MCES. The purpose of the program is to help any MCES families who are experiencing a school-related need. This program may be used to secured funds for field trip money or other school items, or to gather donations of clothing, shoes, etc. By becoming a silent partner, you may help as much or as little as you wish. Mrs. Fillard will send an email to all "silent partners" when there is a need, and you can choose if you would like to donate at that time. If you would like to be part of the Silent Partner program, please email Mrs. Fillard with your name and the best email address for contact. Thank you!

Calling all Landscapers

MCES PTA is in need of a Grounds Committee Chair. This position helps MCES and Wake County beatify the school. Once or twice a year, we are slated for a refresh of mulch to be delivered and we need someone to help coordinate getting it in all the right spaces. If you love working outside and have an interest in volunteering at school with a LOW commitment, this might be for you.

Please contact Leslie Murr @ leslie.l.murr@gmail.com

Middle Creek Chess Club

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Donations needed

  • Mrs. Fillard has pressing needs for students. If you can help, please send individual snacks, plastic folders and marble composition notebooks to her office. Thank you!
  • The Giving Garden is in need of some chicken wire. If you have any you can spare, please drop off to the garden. Thank you!
  • Mr. Ebner needs empty paper towel and toilet paper rolls for a science activity. Please drop in the bin outside his classroom.
  • Mrs. MacDonald needs empty egg cartons. Please bring to her classroom.

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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