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Harris Middle School 8th Grade Trip

Harris eighth graders traveled to the Asheboro zoological park on Tuesday, April 14th. They enjoyed the animal exhibits and then proceeded on to Nags Head. After dinner, they met the pirate, Blackbeard. He related the life he experienced as a pirate.

Mitchell High FBLA State Competition

Results from the 2015 State Competition!
Name                              Event                                                         Result
Samantha Ledford      Chapter Annual Business Report      2nd Place
Samantha Ledford      Gold Seal Chapter                                    N/A
Jenny Zheng                  Community Service Project               3rd Place
Sierra Yelton                 Community Service Project               3rd Place
Nick Stevens                  Accounting II                                           2nd Place
Kassie Peterson            Partnership with Business Project    1st Place
Laura Miller                   Partnership with Business Project     1st Place
Christian Mallatere      Hospitality Management                     2nd Place
Devon Hoyle                  Hospitality Management                      2nd Place
These students advance to Nationals in Chicago this summer!
Also.....Top 10 Finalists
Madison Spurling       Job Interview
Campbell Barnes        Agribusiness
Anna Zheng                  Introduction to Business
Brandon Laws              Entrepreneurship
Jacob Gortney             Entrepreneurship

Students Receive ServSafe Certifications

Student's enrolled in Mrs. McClellan's Foods II course 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 Restaurant Association.  Congratulations to the student's who passed the exam on March 18th and received their (more)

Bowman Middle School Academic Excellence Awards (Details)


Gouge Elementary Playground Benches

Thanks to Unimin Red Hill for their contribution and donation in replacing playground benches at Gouge Elementary School.  Picture attached (left to right) Kevin Peterson, Scott Butler, Dennis Johnson, Principal Colby Calhoun and Robbie Self.  

Mitchell Seniors Recognized

On March 19 the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine recognized Mitchell High School Seniors of the Month. Grant Sparks, Senior Counselor at Mitchell High School, introduced four outstanding Seniors of the Month. They are: Trevor Collis, Tayler Duncan, Jacob Gortney, and Suzanna Schultz. (more)

Health Science II Honors Class

These thirty five students are members of the Health Science II Honors class at Mitchell High School. They are pursuing Certified Nursing Assistant certification.   

Educators and Parents Attend State Conference on Gifted Education

Dana Hollifield, Paula Holder, Donna Hickman, Paulette Lara, Amy Reece, Misty McGraw, Mike Tollison, and Teaky Tollison represented Mitchell County Schools at the 41st Annual Conference of the North Carolina Association for the Gifted and Talented (NCAGT), one of the (more)

Deyton January Super Students

Deyton Elementary School recently recognized Super Students for the month of January.  These students were chosen by staff members for outstanding effort in the classroom, kindness to others, and good behavior. Front Row:  Maria Velazquez, Skylar Lowery, Ian Burleson, Phoenix Presnell, Gabriel Watson, Abby Richardson, Addison McEntire, Daniel Biddix. Back Row:  Kiarra Shofield, Kassie Robinson, Ashley Barajas, Reagan Sparks, Lacy Taylor, Emree Hoilman, Tim Hollifield, Damien Riddle, Malachi McMahan. (clck headline for enlarged pic)

Local Winners at Art Museum

Congratulations to Mackenzie Douglas! The Asheville Art Museum has announced the recipients of the Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards. Harris Middle School student Mackenzie Douglas received an honorable mention award for her art work which will be on (more)

Deyton Elementary Receives $15,000 Grant

Deyton Elementary School has been awarded a $15,000 Play Construction Grant from Dr. Pepper, Snapple and the National Non-Profit Kaboom.  This grant money will be used to purchase and install a new piece of playground equipment for Deyton Elementary School.  Principal Jennifer Gregory said about the grant, "We are very excited about making improvements to our playground.  We want our students and the community to have a fun and safe place to play."  "We appreciate the work of our PTO in helping us to receive this funding and look forward to working with the entire community on this project."