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MCS Alerts and Notifcations

There are a number of ways to receive notifications from McDowell County Schools.  Parents contact information is automatically synced each night from PowerSchool.  If you are not receiving a call, text, or email, then we need to your updated information into PowerSchool.  Please contact your child's school to update your information.
If you have an Apple or Android device, you can also get notifications on our App.

Community Members (baby sitters, aunts, uncles, etc.) can also get notifications.  First, you can create a Community Member ParentLink account.  You can create an account at the by visiting  Community Members can also down load our app.
We send notifications via email, voice phone calls and text messages. Please remember, we often make weather related calls between 5 and 6 AM.