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Mitchel 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)

Students Receive Early Childhood Certification

For high school students who will work with young children on a weekly basis health and safety training is imperative. What would you do in an emergency situation? If you are a student enrolled in the Early Childhood I and II-Honors course at Mitchell High School you would use what you learned in your American Heart Association BLS class. (more)

Mitchell Food Students Tour AB Tech Culinary

On Thursday, September 28th 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 in Asheville. The students were given a tour by (more)

Heritage Choral Student Selected for Prestigious Honors Choir

 Olivia Hughes, a senior at Mountain Heritage High School, has been selected for a prestigious state choir. After a successful audition against thousands of the best singers in North Carolina, she placed 10th in the state for her voice part, and is now named a member of the 2017 NC Honors Choir. The choir will present a concert on November 12 at 3:00pm at the Stevens Center in Winston Salem.

SP Rotary Honors Mitchell High Seniors

At their meeting on September 21st, the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine welcomed Mitchell High School Seniors of the Month, Anna Zheng and Garrett Buchanan, and Grant Sparks, Counselor at MHS.  Anna Zheng shared her appreciation for the academic courses and for being a part of a community in which she has learned life skills that will be assets in her future. She has been class president since (more)

Industry Expert Visits CTE Personal Finance Classes at Mitchell High

On September 6th and September 12th, Mrs. Morgan Suddreth, from the State Employees Credit Union was a guest speaker in Mrs. Barnett's and Mrs. McClellan’s Personal Finance classes at Mitchell High School.  Mrs. Suddreth presented valuable information comparing (more)

Third Graders Celebrate Grandparents Day

On September 7th, Burnsville Elementary third grade students were privileged with hosting National Grandparents Day. Grandparents were invited to an honorary breakfast served by the students, next they were able to hear their grandchild read a fable. Some grandparents were generous enough to read fables to small groups of students or (more)

Betty Smith to Receive Order of the Long Leaf Pine at MHU

The Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies at Mars Hill University has announced that traditional musician, scholar, and teacher Betty Smith will receive the Order of the Long Leaf Pine on October 2, 2017, during the Ramsey Center’s opening celebration for its new exhibit, “The Minstrel of Appalachia.” The award, conferred by the Governor of North Carolina, is one of the (more)

Sam Maren at Bowman Middle School

Traditional Arts Program for Students instructor Sam Maren entertains students at Bowman Middle School last week as way of introducing his after school banjo classes. These Tuesday afternoon lessons are completely free and include the loan of the instruments. (more)

Bee Log Elementary Fall Festival

Bee Log Elementary School would like to invite you to their annual Fall Festival that will be held on Friday, November 3rd beginning at 4:00pm.  There will be wonderful food, activities, and entertainment for your enjoyment.  The meal will be served from 4:00-7:00pm with entertainment beginning at 7:00pm.  The meal includes:  hot dogs, baked beans, cole slaw, chips, drink, (more)

Mitchell CTE Early Childhood Students Learn About Careers & Resources

On August 30th students enrolled in the Early Childhood I and II-Honors at Mitchell High School traveled to the Blue Ridge Partnership for Children and the Mitchell County Head Start Headquarters. This trip allowed students access to information and resources from the (more)

Learning About Finance

The North Carolina Bankers Association Foundation’s Camp Challenge is a week-long summer camp experience for students from across North Carolina. Hundreds of students have attended Camp Challenge every year since 1993 learning about fiscal literacy in a summer camp setting. (more)

Mitchell High CTE Teacher Presents at CTE State Conference

Mitchell High School CTE FACS teacher Mrs. Lynn Walker presented a “best practices” session during the Career and Technical Education Summer Conference in Greensboro during July.  Mrs. Walker was invited to present a session on activities for the Family and Consumer  (more)

Ennis Receives Academic Excellence Award

Everyone has a story with common themes; all humanity experiences love and hate; joy and consternation. Each and every soul shall encounter daunting obstacles in the pursuit of every endeavor. At each turn, detractors abound; all in need of silencing. In that, Teresa Ennis says she is no different than anyone else. She is a mother, grandmother, friend, artist, employee, and (more)