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Bowman Students Explore Printmaking


For five weeks Mitchell County Schools partnered with the Penland School of Crafts Community Collaboration Department, Rural Education Partners, and Mitchell Transportation in a printmaking workshop at Bowman Middle School.  The Bowman Art Club is an after-school (more)

Mitchell Substitute Teacher Training (Details)


Mitchell FBLA Color Run a Success!


 On Saturday, November 18, 2017, the Mitchell High School FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) teamed up with the Mitchell County SafePlace to put on a Color Fun Run as a fundraiser for the SafePlace's direct client fund. The SafePlace is a nonprofit organization that (more)

Mitchell High Seniors Honored


On Thursday, November 9, in the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine, Sarah Weatherman and Jesse Pitman were recognized as Mitchell High School Seniors of the Month. They were introduced by Senior and Sophomore Counselor, Grant Sparks. Sarah Weatherman presented a slideshow with images of various pieces of her artwork as well as her photography, both of which she has a passion (more)

Career & Technical Education Students Attend National Event


Mitchell High School had a total of 31 Career and Technical Education students in Drafting Engineering II and Welding attend a National Manufacturing Day event at the Anspach Advanced Manufacturing Campus at Mayland’s Yancey Learning Center on Friday, October 13, (more)

Students Attend the HOSA Fall Leadership Conference


On Tuesday October 17, 2017 students from Mitchell High School HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) attended the HOSA Fall Leadership Conference at Mars Hill University. The conference included leadership activities and seminars, a tour of Mars Hill Universities (more)

Black Box Dance Theatre and The Beast


The last few weeks have been filled with music and movement for students in both Yancey and Mitchell counties. Together, with funding from the NC State Arts Council and both county school systems, Toe River Arts was able to bring 12 school wide performances, 19 student and two (more)

Mitchell High Foods II Students Pass ServSafe Certification


Student's enrolled in Mrs. McClellan's Foods II course this fall recently had the opportunity to take part in the ServSafe Certification testing. The ServSafe Certification is a nationally accredited program for food and beverage safety training administered by the National (more)

Health Science Students Attend Careers Awareness Conference


A group of 16 CTE Mitchell High students enrolled in Health Science courses had the opportunity to attend the 17th Annual MAHEC Health Careers Education Awareness Conference entitled “RX For Success: in Asheville on October 10th. The day-long conference is offered (more)

Mitchell High Seniors of the Month


On Thursday, October 19, members of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine recognized
and honored two Seniors of the Month from Mitchell High School. They were Trystan
Jenkins and Macie Boone. In his introduction of these students, MHS Counselor Grant Sparks
stated that these Seniors of the Month were selected from (more)

Mitchell Food Class Caters Event


On Friday, October 6. 2017 the Foods II class at Mitchell High School prepared, delivered and served a catered lunch for customers stopping by the Spruce Pine State Employees Credit Union for the annual SECU Customer Appreciation Day. The joint venture was planned by Danielle Dayton from SECU and Mitchell’s Family and (more)

Automotive Students Discuss Careers


Students in Career & Technical Education Automotive classes at Mitchell High School had the opportunity to hear from Universal Technical Institute representative Brad Mecham on Thursday, October 05, 2017.  Mr. Mecham presented information focused on choosing a career and (more)

Students Visit Auto Diesel College


On Friday October 6, 2017 the students enrolled in Automotive and Drafting classes at Mitchell High School had the opportunity to hear from Mr. Rob DeLoach a representative from Lincoln Tech. (formerly Nashville Auto Diesel College), Mr. DeLoach serves as a representative for Lincoln Tech which has been a leading provider of technical skills training since 1946. He discussed the opportunities (more)

Black Box Dancing in Mitchell County


Black Box Dance Theatre is here in our two counties through a grant from the NC Arts Council. Pictured here are Mitchell County students trying the Black Box Dancing.