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SP Rotary Recognizes Mitchell Seniors

The Rotary Club of Spruce Pine recognized the “Seniors of the Month” at its Thursday, Nov. 17, regular meeting. They were introduced by Mitchell High School guidance counselor Grant Sparks. Mitchell High School senior Callie Blevins plans to become a preschool teacher. She has worked as an intern at Roan Child Development and will move to Fort Hood, Texas, after she gets married (more)

Mitchell CTE Students Visit Hendrick Motorsports

On Wednesday, November 9th two Mitchell CTE Automotive students had the opportunity of a lifetime.  Jeter McCourry and Ozwaldo Hernandez were two of forty students from across the state enrolled in Career and Technical Education Auto courses who were chosen to (more)

First Place Pumpkin Contest Winner

Gouge Elementary School 1st Place Pumpkin Contest Winner, Emma Atwood and Wilbur from Charlotte's Web. We love sharing your photos.Send them to us by clickng on the green block on the right hand side of the Home Page or email to or 

The Life and Times of Fanny Lou Hamer

Mississippi sharecropper Fannie Lou Hamer once said, “I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired.” And so she was. After those words were uttered—when the Freedom riders came, when she tried to be one of the first black people to attempt to register to (more)

Greene and Hernandez Honored as Mitchell Students of Month

On Thursday, October 20, the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine recognized and honored two Mitchell High School Seniors of the Month. They were introduced by Guidance Counselor Grant Sparks. Also present was MHS Teacher Melissa Martin. The students were Justin Green and Oswaldo Hernandez. (more)


Mitchell Students Enjoy Music of Glass

Recently the Toe River Arts Council brought “harp” music to all the students in Mitchell County elementary schools. Not from the stringed musical instrument delicatedly plucked with fingers, but from the glass harp—symphonies created by rubbing the rims of glasses (more)

Mitchell Students Tour Anspach

Mitchell High School CTE students in Drafting Engineering and Welding had the opportunity to attend a National Manufacturing Day Event sponsored by Mayland Community College.  On Friday, October 7th students toured the Anspach Advanced Manufacturing Campus at (more)

Traditional Arts Program at Bowman

Last Wednesday, the Toe River Arts Council’s TAPS instructor and local musician, Sam Maren, gave a Traditional Arts Program for Students introductory concert to students at Bowman Middle School. Students use instruments loaned from TRAC. Classes are held after (more)