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Mitchell High 2nd Semester Honor Roll (details)


Mitchell Schools Math Olympiad

Several students from Mitchell County Schools were among the 150,000 students worldwide to participate this year in the Math Olympiads program. The program is meant to stretch the abilities of students in grades 4 -8, strengthening their foundation for both assessment tests and more advanced studies. The students participated in a series of five monthly contests of five problems each, from (more)

Academic Excellence Lists for Bowman & Harris (details)


Harris Middle School Students Perform

On Monday evening, June 8th, at it’s regular monthly meeting, the Mitchell County Board of Education, along with a considerable crowd in attendance, took a few moments apart from conducting business and were treated to performances by three exceptionally talented eighth grade students from Harris Middle School.  The performance began with HMS 8th grade student Anna Zheng playing a (more)

Allen and Littleton Chosen for NC Governor's School

Two rising Seniors at Mitchell High School have been selected to attend the North Carolina Governor’s School. Bethany Allen, daughter of Mitchell and Wendy Allen of Spruce Pine, will be attending in the area of English.  Keikichi Littleton, daughter of Thomas Littleton and Dr. Barbara Stagg, will be attending in the area of Dance. (more)

Harris Middle School Academic Excellence List (details)


Presentations at Mitchell Board of Education

Several groups received recoognition at the Mitchell Board of Education meeting. Mitchell High School State Championship Choir (pictured above). (more)

Houchard Recognized for Artwork

Josie Houchard, a third grade student at Deyton Elementary School, visited Raleigh recently to be recognized for her artistic submission to the NC Farm To School program.  Josie’s creation, involving honey bees, was selected as one of 13 to be featured in the 2014-15 NC Farm to School calendar. (more)

Amanda Biddix Receives Congressional Invitation

A student from Harris Middle School has received an exclusive invitation to attend the “Breakfast on the Hill”, a Congressional Breakfast ceremony in Washington, DC sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to recognize students who have demonstrated excellence in representing their state’s history.  Amanda Biddix, an 8th grade student at HMS, recently (more)

Mitchell Seniors of the Month

On Thursday, March 20, the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine honored four Mitchell High School students who have been named Seniors of the Month. Introduced by School Counselor, Grant Sparks, they are: Daniel Bomar and Kellyn McKinney for February, and Davis McKinney and Kelyn Slotnick for March. (more)

Lauren Wilson To Speak at MHS Academics Letter Scholars Ceremony

Lauren Wilson of Bakersville graduated from Mitchell High school in 2007 with a passion for food, travel and writing.  She’s been cultivating her career and life ever since by focusing on those passions.  On May 8, Wilson will share her unique journey with MHS Academic Letter Scholars and their families as the speaker at this year’s Academic Letter Ceremony of (more)

Mitchell Seniors Recognized

On January 16 members of the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine welcomed Alexandra Sirois, as one of the January Seniors of the Month from Mitchell High School. Through a power point presentation, Alexandra told of her passion for cheerleading and chronicled her experiences as a member of the Junior Varsity squad through her current involvement. As a rising junior, she attended cheerleading (more)