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Students Demonstrate Computer Science


 Burnsville Elementary students in 3-5th grades have been learning and demonstrating the basic concepts of Computer Science. Using The Hour of CODE, each student successfully completed coding activities that were required in order to receive a certificate of completion. (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)

Mars Hill University Winter Graduation Set for December 15


Mars Hill University will confer bachelor's degrees on an expected 65 undergraduates during commencement ceremonies December 15, 2017, at 3:00 pm in Moore Auditorium.  Keynote speaker for the graduation will be A. Hope Williams, president of North Carolina (more)

Mitchell Substitute Teacher Training (Details)


Career, College and Volunteer Fair at MHHS


The 2017 Career, College, and Volunteer Fair was held at Mountain Heritage High School on Friday October 27th.  It was a huge success with over 50 participants who offered information about career opportunities, college information, and opportunity for students to give back to the (more)

SECU Scholarship Opportunity (Details)


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)

Outstanding Teachers Chosen for NCCAT Training


Elaine Boone, a trustee of NCCAT, had the pleasure to present a box of cookies from the North Carolina Center of the Advancement of Teachers to two outstanding teachers, Dawn Silver and Stacy Carver at East Yancey Middle School. Last week Dawn and Stacy traveled with teachers (more)

Hurricane Relief Fundraiser Exceeds Goal


The Mountain Heritage High School (MHHS) National Honor Society and Student Government, co-sponsored a fundraiser last month to raise money for the victims of the recent hurricanes.  Project “Make It Rain Relief” had its official kick off on October 6th at the home football game (more)

MHHS Students Help with Vietnam Memorial Wall Display


The drafting, carpentry, masonry, JROTC and SkillsUSA Club students helped assemble the Vietnam Memorial traveling wall.  Prior to the assembly process, students studied the design process  and contest that was held to chose the appropriate design.  These MHHS students worked side by side with Vietnam veterans during this assembly process.​ To see photos of students assembling (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)