Welcome mustangs!


At McDougle Middle School PTSA, we are dedicated to enriching our children's lives through programs funded by donations. We proudly sponsor teacher projects, student initiatives, the school garden, clubs, supplies and various fun community and school events.


The reason McDougle Middle School can offer so many outstanding programs and events is all because of parent volunteers! We need your help and participation to make sure all of our students are getting the best educational experience possible. Join us today and become part of our Mustang family!Join 

Upcoming Events

thanksgiving holidays

Tues., Nov. 21 - Fri., Nov. 24

🍁🦃 Gobble, Gobble! 🦃🍁

Tuesday, November 21, kickstarts Thanksgiving celebrations with a 3-hour early release! Woo-hoo! 🎉 But that’s not all – there’s no school for all students on Wednesday, November 22, as our super teachers have a work day. 📚 

And then, let the feast begin! 🍽 The district will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday! 🌽🍂 We hope your days are filled with laughter, delicious food, and moments of gratitude. 🧡 

If anyone has a good recipe to share please post it on our Facebook page!

spirit night 

at red robin

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Indulge in a mouthwatering evening for a great cause at Red Robin's Spirit Night Fundraiser! Join us on Wednesday, December 6, as we "Raise some Cheddar for the Better" in support of McDougle Middle School PTSA. Here's how you can make a difference: Red Robin will generously contribute 20% of all Dine-in and To-Go food sales to our organization. It's as easy as savoring your favorite Red Robin meals! 

Let's come together, enjoy fantastic food, and raise funds that will directly benefit McDougle Middle School PTSA. Your appetite can make a meaningful impact, so mark your calendars and join us for an evening of good food and giving back!

hidden hill workshop

Tuesday, Jan. 16

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn some of the barely-known chapters of local history through the lens of race, beginning with Jim Crow segregation and the first sit-ins on Franklin Street.

This is an interactive workshop where you will be given the opportunity to question and critically examine familiar narratives of Chapel Hill’s past through exercises involving primary source material from the Jackson Center archives, including oral histories, newspaper clippings, and photos.

Co-sponsored with The Marian Cheek Jackson Center for Saving and Making History.  

Who: McDougle Middle students and families

Where: McDougle Middle School

Cost: FREE



Tuesday, Feb. 20

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Get ready for the upcoming Clubs Showcase at McDougle Middle School! This exciting event is set to be a dynamic display of the diverse interests and talents of our student body. Join us as we bring together students, teachers, and parents to celebrate the wide array of clubs that McDougle has to offer. From science and math clubs to art and literature groups, the showcase will provide a platform for students to exhibit their passions and accomplishments. The McDougle Middle School Clubs Showcase not only highlights our school's commitment to fostering a well-rounded educational experience but also fosters a sense of community and camaraderie among students with shared interests. Save the date for this upcoming event that promises to be a highlight of the school year!

annual black history knowledge bowl

Saturday, Feb. 24

Time TBD

McDougle Middle School proudly presents the Annual Black History Knowledge Bowl on Saturday, February 24, 2024! Join us for a day of intellectual excitement and celebration of African American history and achievements. Teams of students will showcase their knowledge, competing in a friendly yet challenging atmosphere that highlights the significance of Black history. From notable figures and historical milestones to cultural contributions, participants will delve into a wide range of topics that shape our understanding of the past and present. This event is not just a competition but a celebration of diversity, unity, and the profound impact of African American contributions on our shared history. Save the date for a Saturday filled with learning, camaraderie, and the spirit of celebration at the Annual Black History Knowledge Bowl!

5K for Education

Saturday, Mar. 9

Time and Place TBD

Run or walk representing McDougle at the Public School Foundation 5K for Education. The PSF 5K for Education celebrates public education and supports our students, our educators, and our schools. It is a great fun-filled community event that promotes health and fitness and school spirit!

School staff, families, and community members can register as a part of the McDougle Mustang school team! A portion of each adult registration will go directly to McDougle Middle School when you register.


The CHCCS school with the most registered participants will receive a catered lunch for their teachers! Cheer and support your McDougle Mustang for fun and bragging rights in the historic and memorable Mascot Lap. Run or walk past our school’s designated “Cheer Station” and show your school spirit with a wave or cheer!