2019-2020 Kindergarten Entry Assessment Sign-Up
Welcome to the Mallard
Creek Elementary School family!
All rising kindergarten scholars will need to be assessed one-on-one before school starts this Fall. This assessment will take approximately 25 minutes per child. Please select one time slot to schedule an appointment for your child's entry assessment. Be sure to arrive 5 minutes prior to your appointment on the date that you have selected. Scholars do not need to bring anything with them for this assessment. Parents will stay in a waiting area while their child is being assessed. Assessment results will be shared with parents at a later date.
The deadline to sign up is Thursday, August 1st. Please use the link below to sign up.
We are excited to welcome our new ducklings for the 2019-2020 school year!
~ The Kindergarten Team
The 2019-20 PTA Executive Board
Ms. Gary Voted Teacher of the Month
Jennifer Gary earned Mallard Creek's Teacher of the Month of April. She currently teaches first grade. Ms. Gary has been teaching for 16 years. She is originally from Syracuse, New York. Ms. Gary enjoys the process scholars learn from the beginning of the year to the end, and watching her children grow.
Mallard Creek Staff Participated in R.A.C.E. 5K on April 6th.
Ms. Burney voted Teacher of the Month for March!
The Mallard Creek staff elected Benita Burney the Teacher of the Month on March 27th. Ms. Burney is originally from Wilmington, North Carolina, and has been teaching for the last 18 years. Her favorite part of teaching is helping scholars to set and reach goals. Ms. Burney particularly likes it when scholars are proud of themselves.
Ms. Cruz named Teacher Assistant of the Year for Mallard Creek
Corina Cruz has worked at our school since 2015. She is originally from El Salvador, and came to America when she was seven year old. Ms. Cruz's favorite part of her job is working with students and making a difference.
Quadratic Quest teams wins championship!
Mallard Creek Elementary School participated in the Quadratic Quest competition on March 9th at Parkside Elementary. The math/STEAM competition included teams from Croft, Blythe, Parkside, and Mallard Creek. The second and third grade scholars completed both team and individual tasks which were all timed.
LaJuan Conley coached our scholars, and their hard work paid off with the winning trophy. Many Mallard Creek scholars won team and individual awards as well.
Congratulations to Ms. Hyman-Collins! The Mallard Creek staff voted her teacher of the month for February. Ms. Hyman-Collins has taught at our school for over 15 years, and was named Mallard Creek's teacher of the year last year. Ms. Hyman-Collins is currently teaching second grade.
January's Teacher of the Month is Ms. Grime!
Congratulations to Brittany Grime, a fourth grade teacher, who earned teacher of the month honors after an election of the staff members at Mallard Creek Elementary School. Ms. Grime has been teaching for three years, and her favorite thing about the job is watching her scholars grow and be successful. Ms. Grime is originally from Syracuse, New York.
Ms. Briscoe named Teacher of the Month
Mallard Creek's Teacher of the Month of December is Ms. Briscoe. As our Media Specialist, Ms. Briscoe enjoys sharing new information with scholars. She has been teaching for nine years, and is originally from Orangeburg, South Carolina. Congratulations, Ms. Briscoe!
Mallard Creek Scholars Honored by CMS
Brooklyn Wright and Gianna Adames were honored on January 21st for their entries in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing & Art Contest.
Gianna won 1st place in our school for her art entry and earned honorable mention for the district.
Brooklyn submitted a video for the Digital Media section of the contest. Her video won 1st Place for the entire district!
The third grade scholars were recognized for their work at the Halton Theatre on the campus of Central Piedmont Community College.
The scholars were also honored at Mallard Creek Elementary's awards ceremony on January 30th.
Mallard Creek Elementary's Teacher of the Year...Arlene Vogt-Green!!!
Congratuations to Ms. Vogt-Green for being selected by the staff for this highest of honors! She has only been here for three years, yet, Ms. Vogt-Green has become a fixture at our school. Her positive attitude and fun-loving personality is contagious, and she makes everyone around her a better person.
We wish Ms. Vogt-Green luck as she now competes against other school's T.O.Y.s in the district competition.
Ms. Conley voted Teacher of the Month
LaShay Conley has been named Mallard Creek's Teacher of the Month after an election by the staff. Ms. Conley teaches third grade, and has been teaching for eight years. She enjoys watching her students succeed, learn, and grow. Her favorite thing about Mallard Creek is the sweet faces she gets to see every single day.
Ms. Vogt-Green Named Teacher of the Month
Arlene Vogt-Green has been selected as the Mallard Creek Elementary Teacher of the Month for September. She earned the honor by being voted on by her peers.
Ms. Vogt-Green has been teaching for 23 years. She moved to Charlotte from Long Island, New York three years ago. She impacts student learning by being fair, honest, and genuine, and by using real-world examples in the learning.
Ms. Vogt-Green's favorite part about teaching is that everyday is different, and that all the scholars are unique.