McDowell County Schools

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  • MCS Summer Learning Camp!

    We are now registering MCS students PreK-12 for our WILD About Summer Learning Camp! Camp will be held the last two weeks of June and the last two weeks of July. Students will participate in half-day instructional groups focusing on hands-on reading and math lessons to support prioritized grade level standards. They will then transition to half-day interest camps! Meals and transportation (main lines) will be provided. Field trips and guest speakers will be provided as well! Who knows we might even see a few WILD animals along the way! Click on the link above to complete the registration for your student.

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  • PreK & Kindergarten Screening

    Click on the link above for detailed information on screenings for PreK and Kindergarten students for the 2022-2023 school year.

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  • McDowell County Schools Educational Leadership Cohort

    Click on the link above for a detailed description regarding the MCS Educational Leadership Co-Hort through Fairmont State University.

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  • Student Vaccination Opportunity

    If you would like for your child (5 Years of age +) to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, we can HELP! McDowell County Schools is taking steps to keep students safe by offering vaccination clinics at Mount View and River View High Schools for students 5 and older, their families, and the school staff members. Please click the link above to complete the form or contact your child’s school.

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  • MCS Virtual Tutoring

    MCS is pleased to offer FREE Virtual Tutoring sessions for any child grades K-12 in all subject areas. If you would like to register your child for tutoring, please follow this link. 

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  • COVID 19 Reporting Tool

    Please click the link above for all WV Schools Current Data Reporting for COVID 19

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  • Sibme!

    McDowell County Schools is excited to announce a partnership with Sibme! Sibme is an online video coaching and collaboration platform designed to improve professional practice. Users including teachers and administrators can record from mobile devices and quickly upload videos to their secure Sibme cloud Workspace and Huddles. Recording, uploading, and sharing video to improve professional practice has never been easier. The mission of this product is to help teachers and administrators grow professionally and make every moment a teachable moment! McDowell County Schools will host a staff huddle to explore the possibilities of Sibme for all teachers and administrators on October 5, 2021, at 6:00PM. Click on the link above to access the staff huddle link.

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  • Appalachian Power Company Broadband Study

    McDowell County residents - we need your feedback! Please help us improve Internet service in our communities by completing this 2-minute survey. It will help provide valuable information about the specific communities in need of high speed Internet service and help determine next steps addressing broadband issues in the county. Click on the link above to access this important survey.

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  • REVISED Bus Schedules for 2021-2022

    Click on the link above to access the REVISED bus schedules for the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • MCS School Schedule Change

    Click on the link above to view information concerning our new MCS School Schedules beginning Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

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  • Seesaw Update

    K-2 teachers and administrators can click on the link above for important 2021-2022 Seesaw updates.

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    McDowell County Schools is seeking public comment and feedback on our proposed plan for utilizing ARP-ESSERF federal funding. We invite you to review the MCS plan presentation by clicking the link above. Please submit your comments by 4 p.m. on August 6th.

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  • Family Advisory Council Meeting Dates for 2021-2022

    Click on the link above to see the Family Advisory Council meeting dates for the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • Schoology Parent Handbook

    Click on the link above to access the Schoology Parent Handbook

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  • Transportation Safety Video

    Click on the link above to access the latest transportation safety video from the West Virginia Department of Education.

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