2020-2021 Application for MC EPIC Program
EPIC is a STEM program at MCHS.
EPIC includes learning that is Experiential, Project-based, Innovative, Collaborative and Cross-Curricular.
4400 Braselton Highway, Hoschton, GA 30548 · Phone (678) 714-5850 · Fax (678) 714-5863
Twitter: @MillCreekEPIC Instagram: millcreek_epic Website:
Please submit this application through this Google form (or you may complete the paper form and return it to your middle school teacher with your registration form) by February 15, 2020. This program is intended for students enrolling in Geometry, Accelerated Geometry, Gifted Geometry, or Gifted Accelerated Geometry their freshman year at Mill Creek High School and have an interest in STEM and project based learning.
Student ID Number:
Current Middle School:
Osborne Middle School
Jones Middle School
Current 8th Grade Math Course:
Gifted Algebra I
Accelerated Algebra I
Gifted Accelerated Algebra I
Current 8th Grade Math Teacher:
Name of Parent/Guardian
Preferred Phone Number
Parent/Guardian Email Address
Do you currently receive Gifted services?
Do you currently received Special Education services?
Which EPIC Program would you like to choose?
EPIC Engineering - Foundations of Engineering
EPIC Engineering - Concepts of Engineering (OMS only - this means you are in Foundations of Engineering now in 8th grade)
Which Math do you intend to take in 9th grade?
Gifted Accelerated Geometry
What do you think you would like to do when you graduate from high school?
What activities would you like to participate in at MCHS?
As a Mill Creek High School EPIC Program student, I will: (check each box to acknowledge you agree)
believe that I can learn and will learn;
work on assignments outside of school hours as needed;
manage my time wisely; and organize my daily tasks;
use eClass and Google classroom daily to help support my learning;
attend school regularly and be on time;
always do my best in my work;
work cooperatively with my classmates and school staff;
demonstrate leadership in all that I do;
take pride in my school;
come to school prepared with my homework and my supplies;
be honest in all I do
As a parent/guardian of a Mill Creek High School EPIC Program student, I will: (check each box to acknowledge you agree)
understand that MCHS EPIC will be a non-traditional classroom where students learn through problem solving, collaborate with other students, and utilize technology to enhance learning;
expect that my child can and will learn at or above grade level;
be involved in my child's education by supporting MCHS EPIC through parent involvement;
ensure that my child attends school regularly and is on time;
set up a routine for my child's home learning;
monitor my child's projects and stay informed regarding student progress and grades;
communicate regularly with my child's teachers;
talk with my child about his/her activities every day.
We understand that the EPIC program includes additional courses and requirements that differ from traditional coursework at MCHS. This program provides a total of 7 credits per year with 4 credits earned through the EPIC program and 3 earned through additional courses during the school day. Although not required, students are strongly encouraged to bring a device such as a laptop or tablet with keyboard to class each day. We agree to comply with the program requirements and commit to the program for four years. We understand a student has to have successfully completed Algebra I or Accelerated Algebra I and will enter MCHS in Geometry. Middle school teachers will be consulted for recommendations for all students applying to the program.
Check here to acknowledge the parent/guardian agrees with the above.
Check here to acknowledge the student agrees with the above.
This question may be answered as an essay or in place of an essay you can be creative and submit a link to a video, presentation, time-line, storyboard, or other means of communications where you answer the two questions in an alternative format (please record link below and/or feel free to attach additional materials.) EPIC learning is experiential, projected based, innovative, cross-curricular, and collaborative. This is a new approach to learning that require students to explore, discover and use critical thinking skills. To be successful, our team values time management, collaboration and problem solving skills. Describe and give specific examples demonstrating one of these three skills. In addition, share at least one other skill or interest that you believe will help you be successful in our project based environment.
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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