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Tuesday, January 19th - 12:00 noon - Grades Due
Thursday, January 21st - Report Cards Go Home
Monday, February 15th - 2:45 - 5:45 p.m. AEC Parent Conferences
Monday, February 15th - 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. MHS Parent Conferences
Tuesday, February 16th 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Elementary Parent Conferences
Thursday, February 18th 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. Middle School Parent Conferences
March 16 - 22nd - Student-Led Conferences at McDowell Early College
The MCS Career and Technical Education programs were recently highlighted by the EdNC online newsletter. Congratulations to Mary Finely and all of the CTE teachers and staff.
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Appalachian State University and Catawba Valley Community College are joining with North Carolina State University to offer several week-long summer camps with the goal of introducing engineering to students through hands-on activities and exploration.
The McDowell County School System is located in the foothills of beautiful Western North Carolina, about 30 miles east of Asheville. McDowell County Schools consist of 13 schools (one high school, one early college, one alternative education center, two middle/junior high schools, eight elementary schools) and nine pre-school sites. The school system has approximately 6,500 students, nearly 1,000 employees, and around a $55 million budget.