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Poppin’ With Pride

The "Poppin' With Pride" program is looking for volunteers for the new year.  We are in need of someone to run the January weeks while track 4 is tracked out.  It is done Friday afternoons from 2:30 – 3:30.  If you are interested in helping out please click the link below to sign up.  Duties include making and serving popcorn for a handful of students, led by Mr. Green, our Guidance Counselor. If you have any questions or would like to discuss further, please contact Kelly Elg,


Team Chess Tournament

On Sunday, December 9th, there will be a team chess tournament at Cary Academy sponsored by Chess Achieves.  It would be great if we could get one or more teams together from Turner Creek! Please contact Marion Bhatt if your student wishes to be on the team.  We can take as many teams as we want, but we need at least four children to make a team. For more information, please check

In other chess news, Josh Bhatt attended a chess tournament in Raleigh, sponsored by Chess Achieves, and received 1st place in his section.  We wish him our congratulations!

If you have any questions or want more information, please contact Marion Bhatt,


Turner Creek Concert Chorus:

Apex Christmas Parade

To All Parade Entries/ Walkers: 

The parade is on December 1st and starts lining up at 3pm. Please be in line by 4pm before all the roads close. The parade starts promptly at 5pm! Turner Creek Concert Chorus line up number is: 55.  

The main entries (all of you) line up on Ambergate Station Rd., entering from Hunter St. (in front of the Apex Town Hall/Community Center) Please take Rt. 64 to Laura Duncan Rd to Hunter St. where there will be volunteers and police officers placed at the entrance to Hunter and Ambergate Station. They will help guide you to your place in the parade. No vehicles allowed on Ambergate Station unless they are entries in the parade.

WALKERS - If you are dropping off walkers please park in the Community Center parking lot and walk them across the street. No vehicles allowed on Ambergate Station or The Peakway unless they are entries in the parade. 

The parade ends and disbands at the bottom of Moore St. by the Apex Public Works building near the CC Jones building.  Do NOT stop on Salem St. for the safety of your walkers, vehicles and the entries behind you. We will have volunteers there to keep the parade moving down Moore St. We have Port-a-johns set up at the end of the parade this year.

Turner Creek Concert Chorus will end our walk at the CC Jones Building. Please pick up your student from the CC Jones Building.

There is a detailed map of our route, line up, and pick up spots on the Apex Rotary Club Website. And, remember, it is a Christmas Parade - Smile and Wave!

- Mary Elliott Michael, Music Specialist


Book Fair Buzz!

The TCE Scholastic Book Fair is going on now through December 7th in the Media Center. Be sure to come by to see our great selection of books for all ages! It is a great place to get presents for everyone on your list, including your favorite teachers. The Fair will run all next week. We will be open from 8:45-6:00pm every day except for Friday Dec. 7, when we will be open until 4:00pm.  If you cannot come by, you may send money with your child and we will help them make selections.

If it's more convenient, this year we also offer an online fair. It will run until December 9th.  Just go to:

From here you can select from a huge variety of Scholastic products.  All online orders ship for FREE to the school, after the online fair has ended.

Remember, all proceeds from the Fair go to buy books for our school library collection.  Thank you so much for your support!


Book Fair Volunteers

The Book Fair is still in need of volunteers to help with sales.  Check out the Sign-up Genius page to see if there are any slots that fit into your schedule. We need volunteers to make the Book Fair successful.  Shifts can be as short as 1-2 hours and training will be provided.  If you would like to help out, please sign up on:

(you will need to use the password: tcebookfair2012 to gain access to the sign up page).

If you have any questions, please contact Dena Kapocius at or you can call the Media Center at 363-1396.Loading...


Upcoming Events

 Nov. 30-Dec. 7  Book Fair
 Nov. 30   Track 1 – Out
 Dec. 3  Track 2 – In
 Dec. 7  Early Release @ 1:15
 Dec. 21 – Jan 1  No School, Winter Break