• Flu Information
    As you know we have had several students absent in the past few weeks - in some cases between 10% to 15% at some of our schools.  We are aware that this is flu and strep season, and we wanted to inform you of the things we are doing to disinfect our schools.
    *  Our custodians and staff are disinfecting desks, knobs, restrooms, etc. each day and night.
    *  Schools that have experienced multiple days of a 10% absence rate or higher - the district will be sending additional personnel armed with spray equipment to spray and wipe down surfaces throughout the school. 
    * All sprays used are hospital grade disinfectants to kill the germs each day and night.
    Our schools have been encouraging extra hand washing for students and staff as our Blackboard Connect message indicated last week.  We also ask that as parents you remind your students to wash their hands several times a day and we ask that you do not send your children to school with a fever.  Children need to be fever free for 24 hours before returning to school.
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    The Catawba County Schools Board of Education approved the appointment of our new principal at its September 26, 2016 meeting.  Mrs. Amy Rucker will be Mill Creek's principal effective Monday, October 3, 2016.

    Mrs. Rucker has been with Catawba County Schools for the past sixteen years.  She has served as assistant principal at St. Stephens High School for the past six years.  Prior to that appointment, she served as a math classroom teacher at St. Stephens High School. 

    Mrs. Rucker received her B.S. in Physical Education with a concentration in Psychology and a Health Education endorsement from Appalachian State University.  She earned middle and secondary grade math certification from ASU.  She has also obtained Masters' degrees in Curriculum Specialist and School Administration from ASU. 

    Mrs. Rucker will fill the principal vacancy currently being held by Interim Principal, Mr. Rob Rucker.

    Mrs. Rucker expressed her gratitude of being appointed to the position of Principal to Mill Creek Middle School.  She looks forward to continuing Mill Creek's high standard of academic achievement and working with their students, staff, parents and community stakeholders to do so.  She is excited to become a member of the Mill Creek family.

    Interim Superintendent Dan Moore stated the following, “I am excited for Ms. Rucker in her new leadership role and am confident that she will lead the MillCreek Middle School community with continued high expectations; she will do an excellent job."