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Spruce Pine BRP Hosts Mitchell Students

Mitchell High Students from Mr. Greene's Welding classes and Mr. Pressley's Auto Services classes had the opportunity to tour the Spruce Pine BRP plant on Wednesday, May 3rd.  BRP Spruce Pine, which began operations in 1984, is part of the Marine Propulsion Division and manufactures components for BRP's Evinrude Marine Engines (more)


Arts Matter in Mitchell County Schools

The Mitchell County School Board and Superintendent Chad Calhoun recognized the importance of the arts to Mitchell County Schools students at the March meeting.  Mitchell County Schools teachers in performing and visual arts; staff from the Penland School of (more)

Mitchell Foods II Tour AB-Tech Culinary

On Monday, April 3rd students enrolled in the CTE Foods II Enterprise course at Mitchell High School had the opportunity to tour the Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts, and Hospitality Management programs at AB-Tech.  The students were given a tour by an AB-(more)

Harris Middle School Students Present Holocaust Program

The 7th grade AIG students at Harris Middle School invited members of the community to journey with them as they told the stories of a few Holocaust survivors on Tuesday night, March 28, 2017.  With the help of their peers, they were able to bring these stories of (more)

Mitchell Schools Programs Highlighted for Rotary Meeting

On Thursday, March 23, members of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine at their weekly meeting, received an excellent program by Kristie Autrey, the Curriculum Director for the Mitchell County Schools and Rotarian and Mitchell County Superintendent of Schools, Chad (more)

Go Fly a Kite

The Harris Tinkering Club welcomed spring with some good old fashioned kite flying.  Volunteer Tinkerer in Chief Mark Boyd  rigged made-from-scratch kites with members Daniel Biddix, Phoenix Presnell, and Nick Gunter.  The Harris Tinkering Club was founded by Mark (more)