TOP TEN 5TH GRADERSSAVANNA PRICE - TOP STUDENT
(12 students due to ties in GPA)
Each student above had Grade Point Averages over 3.8 !!!!!!
JOHN C. TUCKER
JEFFERY B. STUMBO
Recently, several of our fifth grade students competed in an online math test provided by the Ky. Valley Education Cooperative. Fourteen regional schools competed in the competition and McDowell Elementary placed first overall. There were 824 students competing in the competition and all of our students ranked in the top 60 with Sahara Little ranking #1. As a reward, our school will receive free online math games and each student will receive a certificate of achievement. Congratulations to all our students and we are very proud of you!
Sahara Little 1st
Colin Kidd 4th
Savanna Price 5th
Jaclyn Conley 6th
Kelli Thomas 7th
Jonna Mullins 9th
Brooklyn Moore 13th
Bailey Addington 19th
Hayden Hall 20th
Austin Newman 23rd
Matana Williams 24th
Brook Stumbo 26th
Andrew Smith 30th
Amber Stumbo 34th
Emily Blevins 39th
Austin Shelton 59th
Mr. Rady MartinMr. Rady Martin has been named McDowell Elementary's Principal for the 2013-2014 school year beginning July 1st. He will replace outgoing Principal Jerri Turner who is retiring as Principal at McDowell Elementary. Mr. Martin is a '89 graduate of McDowell High School. He is currently serving as an Assistant Principal at South Floyd Middle School and South Floyd 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!"
The student councill is organizing a food drive for the local food pantry. You can help them by sending non-perishable items to school to the homeroom teacher any day between the dates of April 23 through May 10th. A council member will collect items daily. The council is organinzing the food items in Family Resource Center. The homeroom donating the most food will win a pizza party donated by Mrs. Turner. The 2nd project scheduled for the council is to develop school activites to promote literacy. The group will be visiting the local library to experience literacy opportunities for the community.
AMBER STUMBO - DOGS AND CRAFTS (2 BLUE RIBBONS)
EMILY BLEVINS - PHOTOGRAPHY
LANDON HALL - ART
LYNDSAY COOK - DOG
JAKOTA WOODS - ART
BELLE LITTLE - DOGS
EMMA BYRD - COOKING
BAILEY ADDINGTON - COOKING
KELLIE THOMAS - PHOTOGRAPHY
SUMMER LITTLE - PHOTOGRAPHY
CHLOE WATSON - DOGS
SHERIDIAN McGUIRE - WOOD WORKING
ABBY PAIGE - WOOD WORKING
AUTUMN BAILEY - WOOD WORKING
BROOKE STUMBO - WOOD WORKING
BRANSON JOHNSON - WOOD WORKING
ANDREW SMITH - WOOD WORKING
Undefeated Varsity Season
Pre-Season Volleyfest Champions
Coaches: Stacy Shannon
Photo Credit: Tina Mosley
"Congratulations McDowell VolleyDevils! We had a very successful season! A team went 10-0 and B team 7-1. Way to go ladies! I am proud of u all!" ~ Coach Shannon
4 Floyd County Schools Recognized as a 2012 NCEA Higher Performing School
The National Center for Educational Achievement (NCEA), a department of ACT, Inc., recognized McDowell Elementary, Osborne Elementary, May Valley and Allen Central Middle as being named to the 2012 NCEA Higher Performing Schools List for the state of Kentucky!
Recognition as an NCEA Higher Performing School indicates a school’s deep commitment to raising student achievement and putting more students on the path to college and career readiness—regardless of socio-economic barriers or any other obstacles that might otherwise impede success. These schools stand out as shining examples of what can be achieved when staff, students and parents work together toward a unified goal of preparing students for life after high school.
Advanced to Regional Competition!!
1st place overall, 1st Place Quick Recall,
1st Place Future Problem Solving
Awarded the HUME Sportsmanship Award
Brooklyn Moore, Austin Newman, Hayden Hall, Matana Williams, Lauren Gearheart, Amber Stumbo
Andrew Smith, Bailey Addington, Landon Hall, Kelli Thomas, Chloe Watson, Savannah Price
Coaches - Morgan Ward and Megan Hall
2012-13 BASKETBALL QUEEN - BROOK STUMBO
2012-13 WINNERS PICTURED LEFT TO RIGHT Photo By: Tina Mosley
PRINCE - LOGAN OSBORNE PRINCESS - KENNEDY HARVIL
PRINCESS - JAYLA LITTLE PRINCE - ETHAN BYRD
Box Tops for EducationCollect Box Tops from various food items you buy at the grocery store!
Turn them into your child's homeroom teacher or to the office.
IGA eScript Community Card. Scan this free card and help MES earn dollars. Up to 3% is directly deposited into the school account monthly. Last year, we averaged $50.00 per week. Cards are free - see the school office or IGA for more details. Also, we participate in the Food City School Bucks Program. All you do is present your card at check out.
Food City School Bucks Program - Scan you Food City card when you shop at Food City - designate the rewards go to our school. You only have to tell them one time who the card is associated with - not every time you shop. Last year,our school earned $1,600.