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Welcome to McDowell Elementary - Named 2012 NCEA Higher Performing School
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School Announcements
Mrs. Crum's Class Explores
Mrs. Crum's class have been very busy learning through exploration and hands-on activites.  Pictured are students in Kindergarten with projects and during activties.   
Back to Back Volleyfest Champs
With victories over May Valley and Wesley Christian, MES captured the title of Volleyfest champs.  This is the second year that MES has won this title. K-5 schools across the county participated in this event sponsored by ACHS volleyball team. McDowell is coached by Scott Shannon.  Go Volley Devils!
District Academic Meet
McDowell Elementary was awarded the Hume Sportsmanship trophy during the district academic meet.  Students also placed in written assessments.  Chloe Watson, 5th grade, placed 4th in Writing Compostition and 2nd in Arts & Humanities.  Caleb Mullins, 5th grade, placed 2nd in Science and 4th in Social Studies.  Katie Hall, 5th grade, placed 5th in Language Arts.  Lauren Gearheart, 4th grade, place 1st in Arts & Humanities.  Caleb, Chloe, and Lauren will compete in the regional meet on March 22nd held at Emmalena Elementary.  Great job team and good luck at the regional meet!
Mrs. Haley's Class Celebrates 100 Days
 Mrs. Haley's class celebrated 100 days of school by dressing up like they were 100 years old.  Pictured are students in 1st grade. 
McDowell Elementary Celebrates 100 Days of School
Pictured is Mrs. Alisa Howell's class during their 100th day of school celebration.
5th grade students were rewarded with physical wellness and snacks for their achievement in AR for the 2nd nine weeks.  All 5th grade students are working hard to meet the challenge of improving their overall reading level for the 3rd nine weeks.




MES Pumpkin Contest Winners
Winner:  The Tin Man by Nick Rackey
2nd Place:  Pink Pig by Maddy Presley
3rd Place:  Witch by Isabella Case
5th Grade AR Reward
5th grade students were rewarded for excelling in the AR program for the 1st nine weeks.  Our students made some great gains and are accumulating lots of points.  Students were rewarded with some physical education time and delicious snacks.  Congrats 5th Grade!
5th Grade Career Day
High Attendance Day
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 is High Attendance Day across the state of Kentucky.  Tomorrow at MES is School Spirit Day. Every student present at school will receive a free icee at break, and each homeroom that has perfect attendance will receive a party as a reward.  If the entire school has 100% attendance, all students will be rewarded with a field day where they can play games and participate in activities. The winning school will win $500.
Retakes and Sports Pictures
School Picture retakes and sports picture will be taken at school on November 6th.  Sports pictures must be prepaid and forms will be sent home prior to picture day.
Great News!
Mr. Martin is pleased to announce that MES will be on regular schedule Thursday, August 15th.  Thanks to everyone that made this possible!
2013-14 STAFFING LIST
To view current staffing list for upcoming school year, click on left side links "Our Staff" then on link "Staff"

NEW PRINCIPAL NAMED

Mr. Rady Martin

Mr. Rady Martin has been named McDowell Elementary's Principal for the 2013-2014 school year beginning July 1st. Mr. Martin is a '89 graduate of McDowell High School.  We would like to welcome Mr. Martin to MES - Home of the Daredevils.  In a recent message to our school staff Mr.Martin stated his thoughts on the announcement, "I just want to say how excited I am to come back home to McDowell.  I'm overwhelmed at all the wishes I have received from McDowell and throughout the county.  I can't tell you how much I appreciate your kind words.  I have heard nothing but great things about the faculty and staff at MES.  I'm looking forward to working with each and every one of you.  I'm certain that together we will continue to move our school forward!"


PERFECT ATTENDANCE STUDENTS 2012-2013

BAILEY ADDINGTON
KELLI THOMAS
JOHN C. TUCKER
LAKEN ADDINGTON
ETHAN COLLINS
LAUREN GEARHEART
ABBY COLLINS
BRIGITTE GAYHEART
GRACE HOPKINS
SKYLAR PAIGE
JEFFERY B. STUMBO


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