News Around The Creek

November 3, 2014


November 6: Grade Night Out: Zaxby's Holly Springs, 5-8 pm

November 12: Science Olympiad Session

November 18: PTA Meeting, 7-8pm, Media Center

November 20 - Reflections Awards Ceremony in Gym (6:30-8pm)

November 20 - Dec 15 - Reflections Art Show in Media Ctr

President's Message:

Friday is an Early Release Day. Dismissal will be at 12:30pm. The PTA provides teachers and staff with lunch on early release days. This week's theme is a Chili Lunch. If you are interested in contributing to the luncheon contact Brenda Gerken at brendacgerken@gmail. com or go to the sign up genius as

Pansy flowers and spring bulbs were planted in The Giving Garden this week. Sweet potatoes were dug up, peppers picked and daisies planted. Victoria Baker and Denise Salisbury have been taking students on a garden tour during recess time. If you are interested in being a recess garden guide, contact Mrs. Cancro at

Grade Night Out

Thursday, Nov. 6th, 5-8pm

101 Grand Hill Pl

Holly Springs, NC

Hello Wonderful Middle Creek Families!

We would like to thank you for your past and continued support of our Grade Night Out Events!

Please join us at our next Grade Night Out:

Date/Time: Thursday November 6, 2014 from 5-8 pm

Restaurant: Zaxby's

Location: 101 Grand Hill Pl. Holly Springs

Hosted by: 4th and 5th Grade

Please save the date for upcoming restaurants:

Red Robin in Cary on March 11, 2015

So, tell your family, tell your friends, and bring your appetite to the participating restaurant on the designated date. We look forward to seeing you there!

Carrie Ward and Amy Eury

MCES Grade Night Out Coordinators

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Science Olympiad:

Any student in grades 3-5 can join Science Olympiad and take advantage of this great

opportunity to learn about science and prepare for upcoming science requirements.

Mark your calendar!

Tournament : 3/28/2015

Explore topics at our Introductory Sessions (after school 3:15-4:15):

We had fun learning about the upcoming Science Olympiad events as well as trying our

hand at a new event: First in Flight

November : Wed., 11/12

In order for your child to stay for any of these events (1) Please sign and return the

registration form sent home with your student. (2) Email their teacher that they will be

staying after school.

For a general program schedule or to download a registration form click here to go to the PTA website.

Please email Tina Gibson at with questions.

School Store Needs Volunteers:

School Store is looking for a few volunteers from tracks 1 and 2 to run the store on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. if you can help, please contact Stephanie Petty ,

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.

PTA Membership:

Thanks to all **380** of our 2014-15 PTA members! You've already helped sponsor some fantastic educational and entertaining programs this year! Your support makes a difference! JOIN TODAY! Membership forms can be found online and returned to your child's teacher or the front office.

Father Daughter Dance

Attention Parents!

It is that time of the year that we want to start gearing up for the Daddy Daughter Dance which is January 30, 2015.

We are looking for volunteers to help with the planning and work up front to make this the best Daddy Daughter Dance yet! To do this we will need lots of help.

Please send a note to to volunteer. It does not matter if you have one hour or more, we really need your help to make this dance a success.

Please send your name, email address and phone number to so that we begin to arrange some meetings to start planning!

Please also state if you would be willing to chair a sub-committee.