Just a reminder REPORT CARDS will go home with all students K-12 on Friday, November 4, 2022.
We hope that you will come out and join us for the October FAMILY ADVISORY COUNCIL Meeting October 31 at 10:30AM. Costumes encourged - laughter guranteed! Lunch will be served
Our BOOST Afterschool Program starts tomorrow at all school sites (with the exception of RVHS) on Tuesday. Students MUST have registered in order to stay for the program. This year’s program will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays for two hours after school. We cannot wait to see you at BOOST Camp!
Facts about Continuation of the Special School Excess Levy on the November 8, 2022 Ballot: https://5il.co/1jpu4
We need your input! We are asking any parent of a current Universal PreK student (BOE or Head Start funded classroom) to please complete the short survey linked below. We are currently undergoing an audit and would love to have your feedback. Thank you in advance for taking just a moment to complete this survey. https://wvde.state.wv.us/forms/prek-parent-survey/
The McDowell County Board of Education currently has surplus items including school buses and other vehicles on the public surplus website. For more information, please contact Mr. Adam Grygiel at 304-436-8441 https://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/browse/home
Next week is DRUG FREE / VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK! We hope you will celebrate bring drug and violence free with us by participating! We will highlight those who participate on FB! Send us those pictures!
It is NATIONAL SCHOOL BUS SAFETY WEEK! This week we will share important tips and strategies for families and staff to review with students that will help keep everyone safe to and from school.
We will start our BOOST Afterschool Program at all school sites on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 for students through May 11, 2023! The program will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays this school year for two hours each day. The program will start at dismissal of the regular day with a supper for the students. If you are ready to register your child for the program, please use your registration link in order for the schools to use the information for staffing and planning purposes. Thanks and we look forward to TAKE OFF on October 25, 2022! Bradshaw Elementary - https://forms.office.com/r/GZZZ67Csti Fall River Elementary - https://forms.office.com/r/bbyjCrRkLx Iaeger Elementary - https://forms.office.com/r/ib8Gc00844 Kimball Elementary - https://forms.office.com/r/jkk6WsVxqi Southside K-8 School - https://forms.office.com/r/JvD02xfnME Welch Elementary School - https://forms.office.com/r/mQpgPqsDpJ Mount View Grades 6-8 - https://forms.office.com/r/s4xVHPejEL Mount View Grades 9-12 - https://forms.office.com/r/TxpLFCndAb Sandy River Middle School - https://forms.office.com/r/TWAQvvjnaP River View High School - https://forms.office.com/r/aZ6yUDTfxj
Calling ALL Families, Educators and Community Members that are Interested in the Education of Exceptional Children Join the West Virginia Advisory Council for the Education of Exceptional Children (WVACEC) on Thursday October 13, 2022, from 6:00-8:00 pm, and Friday October 14, 2022, beginning at 9:00 am. We will be meeting at the Mercer County Technical Education Center 1397 Stafford Drive, Princeton on Thursday and at the Fairfield Inn 107 Halls Ridge Road, Princeton on Friday to talk about what’s happening in special education at the state and county level and the schools in your neighborhood. Come out and hear from the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) about the special education programs and specific projects and initiatives going on for special education students. Local administrators of special education have been invited to share updates, accomplishments, and challenges. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend to share news and concerns about what is happening locally regarding the education of exceptional children.
Special thanks to everyone who came by the new Central Office / Mount View Athletic Complex today to tour during the Open House event. Thanks to our MV students for hosting our guests and to the staff who decorated and shined up the building to make it extra welcoming!
We are extremely proud of the newly constructed Central Office / Mount View Athletic Complex! We would love to welcome the community to come and explore the new building during our Open House event this Friday. We will also dedicate the football field before the home game on Friday evening. Please stop by to visit :)
The MCS Title I Team welcomed two new members to the tribe today! Welcome Tara Chaffins as the Title I Secretary and Daniel Hensley as a Title I Teacher at Iaeger Elementary School!
MCS students across the district are all SMILES today! It’s PEPPERONI ROLL DAY!
We hope that families will join us for our monthly FAMILY ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING on Monday September 26, 2022 at the Phoneix Center in Welch starting at 10:30AM. We will close with lunch and learn at 12:00PM. Come out to meet other families, learn strategies to use at home and all about how you can support your child for success!
McDowell County Schools is aware of a Social Media Post reporting a threat towards River View High School. Please know law enforcement is on campus and working diligently with the school and district administration to ensure the safety of all students and staff. At this time, there is NO evidence of a threat towards the school. Please know that McDowell County Schools 1. Treat all threats seriously. 2. Investigate incidents promptly and efficiently. 3. Take appropriate disciplinary and criminal enforcement steps for ANYONE involved in a threat. 4. Continuously enhance security measures, as appropriate, to ensure the safety of all students, staff, and facilities.
Through Federal ARP Stimulus Funding, MCS is proud to sponsor tuition for 19 current teachers to aquire their Educational Leadership Certfication through Fairmont State University! We are extremely proud of the cohort!
If your family is living in any of the following situations: In a shelter In a motel or campground due to the lack of an alternative adequate accommodation In a car, park, abandoned building, or bus or train station Doubled up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardship Your school-age children may qualify for certain rights and protections under the federal McKinney-Vento Act. Contact Mr. Aaron Lester today for more details and support at 304-436-8441
FRES Title I Open House Planned
Title I Teachers are busy assessing students reading and phonics levels in order to provide personalized intervention for all K-5 ! They assess every elementary child three times a year to monitor reading growth!