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Hello and welcome to the new website for McDowell County Schools.  The goal for our new site was to simplify things.  Most Navigation and links will be found at the top of the site.  As we are rebuilding the entire site we know bugs will appear.
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Curriculum Committee Meeting

The Curriculum Committee of the McDowell County Board of Education will meet on Friday, May 27, 2016 at 8:00 am in the Board Room of the Central Office located at 334 South Main Street, Marion, NC. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss possible CTE program changes. No action will be taken at this meeting.

Walking Classrooms featured on WLOS Never Stop Learning

WLOS — Movement, motivation and memory are the three M's that are important for students at Pleasant Gardens Elementary School.

Students in McDowell County pounded the pavement while listening to a podcast about animal classifications.

Culinary Field Trip to Walt Disney World

MHS recently returned from an amazing Culinary based field-trip! Six culinary students and 2 parents participate in the "Cook Around the World Trip" which was based on the grounds of Walt Disney World.

Carrie Franklin of Glenwood Named Teacher of the Year

Superintendent Mark Garrett is pleased to announce that Carrie Franklin has been selected as the 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year for McDowell County Schools. Ms. Franklin is on staff at Glenwood Elementary and has a Multi-Age Classroom (MAC) for grades Kindergarten through 2nd Grade. Additionally, Mr. Jeremy Gardin has been named the Secondary Teacher of the Year. Mr. Gardin teaches Social Studies at West McDowell Middle and serves as the Assistant Coach for the MHS Wrestling Team. Franklin wiped away tears as she spoke, “I am in shock, all of the nominees were so deserving and I feel like I just do my job and love my students.”

McDowell Titan Football Reunion

July 23rd - 6:00 pm
Marion Lake Club Clubhouse

Open to all McDowell High Football players from graduating classes between 1971 and 2013.

Come see all your old teammates and coaches, swap stories, tell lies, whatever.

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Curriculum Committee Meeting
Date: 5/27/2016, 8 AM 9 AM
Location: Board Room of the Central Office located at 334 South Main Street, Marion, NC
No School-Holiday
Date: 5/30/2016
End of 2nd Semester
Date: 6/10/2016
End of 4th 9 Weeks
Date: 6/10/2016
Last Student Day-Half Day
Date: 6/10/2016