Creek Speak 09.26.21

Community Newsletter for MCHS

This Week at The Creek

Monday, September 27

Beginning of 2nd 6 week Grading Cycle

Padres Hispanos en accion 6:00 PM 9th grade commons


Tuesday, September 28

Volleyball:@Seven Lakes HS 4:30/5:30

Tennis: @Seven Lakes 2:30 PM


Wednesday, September 29

College Wear Wednesday

Football: FR @ Cinco 4:30 PM, JV v Cinco at home 4:30 PM


Thursday, September 30

Theme Day Thursday - Class Color Day! FR- Green, SO - Gray, JR - Black, SR - White

Tennis: JV v Seven Lakes 2:30 PM

Football: @ Cinco at Rhodes Stadium 7:00 PM


Friday, October 1

It's FRIDAY, We WEAR GREEN!

Volleyball: v Tompkins 4:30/5:30


Saturday, October 2

SAT Testing

FASFA Workshop 8:00 AM-10:00 AM

NEW: 2021-2022 & 2022-2023 High School Exemption Criteria

The 2021-2022 and the 2022-2023 final exam exemption criteria information is accessible via the My Katy Cloud “Exam Exempt” tile now available for quick and easy reference for students. Criteria is pictured below.

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Congratulations to our Homecoming King and Queen, Kimberly Paniagua and Emiliano Gonzalez!

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Congrats to our Staff Hoco King and Queen, Mr. Novak and Ms. Fitzpatrick! And THANK YOU to the entire court! They raised a total of over $3100 for the Junior Class!

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Ag Buddy Homecoming Mums

Mayde Creek High School students have been working hard with their Ag Buddy to ensure they create the most awesome homecoming mum for Homecoming Week!
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UPDATED: HEALTH SERVICES

All students enrolled in Katy ISD must be in compliance with state required immunizations. Immunization requirements can be found on the Katy ISD Health Services Immunizations page.

Katy ISD Health Services Department is partnering with Texas Vaccine Institute is proud to announce a low cost, immunization opportunity for our students who may need state required vaccines for school attendance or who may want to take advantage of receiving the optional, Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at no cost or the Flu vaccine for $15.00.
WHEN: October 21st

Time: 2:00PM – 5:00PM
Location: Martha Aki Project Tyke building

Texas Vaccine Institute provider information:
WHO: Accepting insured and uninsured
PRICE: $15 for one immunization; $25 for two, $30 for three or more for the REQUIRED STATE IMMUNIZATIONS
BRING: Campus Nurse provided “PARENT NOTIFICATION OF IMMUNIZATION DUE NOTIFICATION" form, Child’s Personal Immunization Record, Insurance Card if insured

Accepting Cash/Credit/Debit Cards

OPTIONAL VACCINES: Pfizer COVID vaccine at NO COST, provide insurance card if insured.

FLU vaccine for $15.00

FAFSA Opens on October 1st! Come to our first FASFA workshop on Saturday, October 2nd. View document below for details!

National Hispanic Recognition Program - Designated Scholars

Congrats to the following students on their prestigious College Board Recognition for exceptional academic achievement on PSAT and/or AP Exams!



Abraham Vidal

Aimee Foster

Alexandra Ceron

Ashley Quintero

Carlos Asencio

Daniela Urdaneta

David Aldana

Dennis Leon

Diego Salgado

Fabrizio De Andrade

Frida Fanini

Isabella Leslie

Ivan Martinez

Jordyn Rabon

Julissa Esquivel

Katherine Mendoza

Keren Sifuentes

Keyra Palacios

Kyle Johnson

Leslie Millan

Lizdette Trevino

Lorenzo Flores

Mackenzie Paredez

Santiago Griman

Sarai Orellana

National African American Recognition Program: Designated Scholars

Congrats to the following students on their prestigious College Board Recognition for exceptional academic achievement on PSAT and/or AP Exams!


Ariana Zenn

Blessing Olaoye

Chiagoze Chuks-Nwosu

Fadi Ismail

Frida Fanini

Gavin Howe

Ikechukwu Osode

Isabella Leslie

Ivan Martinez

Jasmine Benau

Kyle Johnson

Larison LaMette

Leul Dagnachew

Ngozi Osode

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ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY BEFORE PRICE INCREASE IN OCTOBER!

Pre-order your yearbooks online. Yearbooks are $68 until Oct. 29 and then prices go up! The number of books ordered for the campus are based on pre-sales. If we have any extra copies of the books, they will be sold for $85 in May. Pre-order your yearbook online for $68 before Oct. 29.

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Attention Parents and Guardians

Recently, the Texas Education Agency implemented new guidance regarding accelerated instruction for students who did not pass STAAR grades 3-8 or EOC assessments during the 2020-2021 school year. Students will have a variety of ways to receive their accelerated instruction through selected courses, tutorials before or after school, advisory, Saturday camps, and/or specific online resources. Students who did not participate in state assessment during the 20-21 school year, will have an opportunity to participate in an assessment designed to show grade level proficiency on the TEKS. However, students may still participate in the accelerated instruction.


Please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Jennifer Beck, our Student Support Assistant Principal, if you have specific questions regarding your student.

NEW: Clear Bag Regulation

Spectators – this is a reminder that clear bags are required to enter Rhodes Stadium, Legacy Stadium, and the Merrell Center. See the full details and exceptions here: https://www.katyisd.org/students/Pages/SafetySecurity.aspx#ClearBagRegulation

UPDATED: GPA Exempt Course Information 2021-2022

The 2021-2022 GPA Exempt Courses Information can be found here GPA Exempt Course Information Starting in the 2021-2022 school year, the GPA exemption application will be an online form located in My Katy Cloud. This Deadline has been extended to October 15.

Students interested in taking one of the GPA Exempt courses must discuss this option with their counselor at the beginning of the course. If the student meets all the criteria, they must:

  1. Complete the online GPA Exempt application located in MyKaty Cloud
  1. Submit the application no later than the end of the 6th week of each semester. At this time, if all criteria are met, it will be approved, and a schedule change will be made to reflect enrollment in a GPA Exempt course.
  1. Once the student makes the decision to take a course as GPA-exempt, the decision is final and cannot be changed.
  1. Students enrolled in full-year courses do not need to reapply during the second semester.
  1. Students, including move-in students, who miss the deadline for application for the first semester, may apply for exemption for the second semester if they meet the criteria.

Student and Staff COVID Testing

Katy ISD COVID-19 Testing Center is located at the Agricultural Sciences Center. Testing is free to any school age student. Parental/Guardian permission is required for all students below the age of 18 prior to testing as well as a reservation to reserve a time slot.

Operation:

Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
New: Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 5801 Katy Hockley Cut Off Road, Katy, TX 77493
Eligibility: Katy ISD students must present a valid student identification.

Reservations: Katy ISD Student COVID-19 Testing Appointment link
Permissions Slips Available On-Site
If you have additional questions, please email COVID19Responses@katyisd.org related to this program.

Beginning September 11, 2021 staff and students may be tested for COVID on Saturdays from 8:00am until 12:00pm.

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Join Our Class Reminds to Stay Informed!

Looking Ahead

October 6 - College Night at the Merrill Center


October 11 - No School - Katy ISD Holiday


October 13 - PSAT Testing Day


October 15 - Extended Deadline for GPA Exempt Forms


October 19 - Picture Retake Day


October 25 - FAFSA Workshop

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Helpful Links

Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Please remember this document must be completed every year!

Need something advertised in Creek Speak? Email elizabethherring@katyisd.org

Mayde Creek High School

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.