McDowell County Schools

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  • McDowell County Provides Meals to Children During the Summer

    The McDowell County Board of Education announces their sponsorship of the federally funded Summer Food Service Program. Breakfast and Lunch are open to all children, ages 18 years and under, who would like to participate. A nutritious meal is important for children to learn, play and remain active during the summer months. Remember, hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation! Click on the link above for more details and locations of summer feeding sites. For additional information about the McDowell County Summer Food Program, please call 304-436-8441.

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  • Summer Academy at Mount View Middle School

    It is that time of year again to prepare for the Fifth Grade Summer Transition Academy at Mount View Middle School! Click on the link for a copy of the application to attend this rewarding and beneficial program. Fifth graders should bring a completed/signed copy of the application with them to Move Up Day at Mount View Middle on June 4, 2018. If you have additional questions, contact Ms. Carolyn Hayes at 304-436-4657.

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  • 2018 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Competition Notification of Intent to Apply

    McDowell County Schools will be submitting a 21st CCLC Grant application for the 2018-2019 school year for the following schools; Bradshaw Elementary, Fall River Elementary, Iaeger Elementary, and Southside K-8. If you have any questions please contact Bonita Miano at 304-436-8441 Ext-241

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  • RV Seniors Inspire Bradshaw Elementary Students with "Senior Walk"

    River View High School seniors held at "Senior Walk" at Bradshaw Elementary School today clad their cap and gowns to inspire students to do well in school and strive to graduate.

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  • Immunization Requirements for 2018-2019 School Year

    Click the link for important information concerning required immunizations for West Virginia public schools students.

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  • New School Health Requirements for all 7th and 12th Graders for the 2018-2019 School Year

    Click the link for important information concerning new health requirements for West Virginia public school students in Grades 7 and 12.

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  • Administrative Assistants Day

    On Wednesday, May 2, Central Office administrators hosted a luncheon to express appreciation for their team of administrative assistants. Thank you, ladies, for being our postmasters, psychiatrists, supply clerks, schedulers, troubleshooters, messengers, consultants, psychics, coordinators, trip planners, and attentive listeners. We appreciate everything you do to make us such a wonderful team!

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  • Skills USA

    17 Students from McDowell County Career & Technology Center recently competed at the Skills USA West Virginia State Leadership and Skills Conference at Fairmont State University on April 13-15, 2018. Skills USA is an annual State and National event to showcase Career & Technical Education's finest students. Of the 17 competitors, McDowell County had 2 Gold medalists, 5 Silver medalists, and 3 Bronze medalists. The state Gold medalists will compete at the Skills USA National level in May in Louisville, Kentucky. Click on the link to view our team photos.

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  • MCS Career Expo

    April 19 was a great experience for our seniors at the McDowell County Career Expo. We hope everyone took advantage of talking to prospective employers including our own MCS Personnel Department. #CountyStrong Click on the link to view some of the highlights of this year's MCS Career Expo.

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  • 17-18 School Calendar Update

    June 5, 2018 will be the last instructional day for K-11 students. This day will be a 3 hour early release.
    May 22, 2018 will be the last day for all PreK students.
    The last day for 200 day employees will be June 11, 2018.

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  • Energy Express Summer Reading Program Now Accepting Applications for Mentors

    Do you enjoy working with children? Are you looking for educational scholarships to help pay your way to college? Would you like to earn extra cash this summer while making a difference in the lives of our youth? Click the link for more information.

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  • Board Members Recognize Student Successes!

    On December 18th, McDowell County Board of Education members recognized McDowell County Spelling Bee winners Miranda Branham-Sandy River Middle and Isaac Fowler-Anawalt Elementary. Also recognized were McDowell County basketball and cheerleading first place champs from Kimball elementary school.

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  • Volunteers Are Making A Difference!

    Click the link above to see how some of MCS' volunteers are making a difference every day!

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  • Download McDowell County Schools' App

    Keep in touch with McDowell County Schools with the new MCS App!...

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