McDowell County Schools

Unleashing the potential of every student every day.

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  • Welch vs Gary Barrel Bowl Golf Tournament: August 4, 2017!

    Click the link above to register to play on a team or to be a sponsor!

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  • McDowell County Schools' Teacher of the Year

    Debborah Krabbe, a Mount View High School special education teacher, was chosen as McDowell County Schools' Teacher of the Year for the 16-017 school year. She is pictured with her principal, Debbie Hall. Congratulations Deborah!

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  • WV Governors Association for Math and Science

    Pictured from left to right is Leon Gravely, MVMS Principal, Jeffery Johnson, MVMS 7th Grade Science Teacher, Amanda Bishop, mother, Abigail Bishop, MVMS 8th Grade Student, and Stephen Ford, MVMS 8th Grade Mathematics Teacher. Pictured alone, is Brooke Waldron, 7th Grade Represented.
    More than 700 students throughout West Virginia completed an application for the WV Governors Association for Mathematics and Science 2017. Only 65 eight grade students were selected for the program with Abigail Bishop being one of the chosen. Abigail will represent McDowell County and Mount View High respectfully and proudly. She will attend the program for two weeks at West Virginia State University starting on July 10th. Brooke Waldron was selected to represent the seventh grade class and attending the Academy earlier in the summer. This program allows students to research ways to build a sustainable future, collaborate with students across the state, and further knowledge.

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  • We appreciate you!

    A special thanks goes out to all McDowell County Schools' teachers for unleashing the potential of EVERY student EVERY day!

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  • Immunization Requirements for School Year 2017-2018

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

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  • Attention ALL Extra-Curricular Personnel

    Policy 8-034, Employee Use of Paid and Unpaid Leave Time, has been revised and approved by the McDowell County Board of Education. All personnel holding extra-curricular positions need to be aware of new guidelines established in this policy. All policies may be accessed by clicking on the Administration link located on the orange ribbon bar at the top of this page.

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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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  • 17-18 School Calendar

    Important Start Dates

    1st Day for Grades 1-12: August 17th 

    Kindergarten Orientation: August 17th 

    1st Day for Kindergarten: August 18th 

    PreK Orientation: August 22nd 

    1st Day for PreK: August 23rd  


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