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A motion was made, and later rescinded, at Monday night’s school board meeting for the board to relinquish its representation on the Joint Education Committee, a group made up of leaders in several different fields.

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The proceeds from the third annual Carolina Donut Festival were donated to The Endowment Fund during Monday night’s meeting of the McDowell County Board of Education.

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From June 25-28, McDowell County Schools and McDowell Technical Community College partnered to offer Camp Opportunity for rising sixth- through eighth-grade students. The day camp provides campers with the opportunity to learn about a different career each day through exploration and hands-o…

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Child Nutrition Director Jon Haynes presented the school board during Monday night’s meeting with set lunch prices for students in the 2018-2019 school year.

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Monday night’s McDowell County Board of Education got a little heated when the board’s attorney addressed board member Randy Williams’ recent hearing with the local Board of Elections, where his North Carolina residency was questioned and ultimately affirmed.

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Kids 18 and under won’t have to worry about missing lunch during summer break thanks to McDowell County Schools Summer Meals program.

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Over 300 students from McDowell High School’s Class of 2018 walked across the stage Friday night to achieve the ultimate educational goal of receiving their diploma. During the ceremony, Valedictorian Alexis Kay Robertson talked to her classmates about lessons she learned from a road trip. S…

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McDowell High School seniors accepted thousands of dollars in scholarship money for their post-secondary plans. Scholarship presentations were made by universities, community organizations and school-based programs. The event was held at MHS on Tuesday, June 5.

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McDowell Alternative Education Center’s Class of 2018 graduates will walk the stage at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the auditorium of McDowell Technical Community College. Eighteen students will receive their diploma from the AEC. The Alternative Education Center's valedictorian is Jordan Powell. …