!!! Attention!!! The National Weather Service forecast offices are calling for dangerous amounts of sleet and freezing rain to fall over the area in the next 24 to 48 hours. For the safety of our students and staff, all McDonald County Schools will be closed Wednesday, February 23. Please stay safe, and stay warm.
A few tractors in the parking lot at McDonald County High School today celebrating "Drive Your Tractor To School Day". Just part of the fun as National FFA week kicks off across the District. (We think the trip to school may have been a little "brisk" for one of those drivers!)
Due to incoming winter weather, all McDonald County Schools will be closed Thursday, February 17. This will also be an AMI day. Students will need to follow their AMI procedures for the day. Stay safe and stay warm.
Starting the week off right on the COVID front in McDonald County Schools. No positive COVID cases in any campuses! We'll continue to monitor the situation and keep you apprised of any changes.
We love💘making a positive impact in every child, every day, whatever it takes! Happy Valentine's Day from your friends at McDonald County Schools!❤️🐎🖤
A big "Thank You!" to our friends from Samaritan's Feet and Village Bible Church in Bella Vista, AR. They teamed up Saturday morning to provide new shoes, socks and treats for several families from McDonald County Schools. And they are donating hundreds more shoes and socks to meet the various needs in each of our campuses. We love partnering with organizations that help McDonald County Schools make a difference in every child, every day, whatever it takes!
All campuses across the McDonald County School District are COVID free! No positive COVID cases are reported across the district. Zeroes across the board!
COVID positive cases in the McDonald County School District continue their downward spiral toward zero! If you are concerned about your student being in close contact with a COVID positive case, please call the nurse's office in your child's school.
The latest COVID positive numbers continue to drop across the McDonald County School District. See the attached graphic for more info. If you're concerned about your child being in contact with a COVID positive case, please contact the nurse's office in your student's school.
A big “Thank You” to our school counselors across the McDonald County School District! This is National School Counseling Week. Our school counselors do a fantastic job of helping our students with not only social and emotional issues but also helping them achieve school success and plan for the future. If you see a school counselor this week, tell them to keep up the great work of making a difference in every child, every day, whatever it takes!
The McDonald County School’s Board of Education will be holding its regular monthly meeting this Thursday, February 10, at 6:30 pm at the District Office at 10 Stampede Drive, Anderson, MO. A public comment section will be offered at the beginning of the meeting. All people wishing to address the Board during the public comment section will need to adhere to the following guidelines: The topic must be an item on the current agenda. The speaker must sign up by completing a request form at the District Office no later than 12:00 pm on Thursday, February 10. No individual will be permitted to speak more than once during this period. There is a 3-minute time limit per individual speaker. Following the meeting, there will be a closed session as per Section 610.021 (3)(13) RSMo. Please visit the following link to view items on this week’s agenda: http://go.boarddocs.com/mo/mcdonaldco/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=CASL855542E7
You still have time to order your McDonald County Mustangs basketball homecoming t-shirts! Grab one and show your team spirit! Contact a member of the student council, check at the high school front office or order online at the following link: https://forms.gle/9VwkheQdFAxiAja1A
Hey McDonald County! We're kicking off basketball homecoming this week! The big game and homecoming crowning is this Friday, Feb. 11. See the accompanying graphic for the dress up days as we celebrate the Mustangs and all things McDonald County!
You wanted a snow day? You got it! ❄️ All McDonald County Schools will be closed Friday, February 4 due to weather conditions. This is a snow day. No AMI work is expected. We will be using Monday, February 21 for a make-up day. Please continue to monitor our social media and web pages for updates as the winter weather continues to affect our area. Stay safe, stay warm, and enjoy the snow!❄️☃️
McDonald County Schools will be closed Thursday, February 3 due to winter weather conditions. ❄️ This will be another AMI or Alternative Methods of Instruction day. Students have or will have instructions for the AMI learning from their teachers. 📚 We’ll be sharing updates on our social media pages and our website as this winter event unfolds in our area so keep checking in for the latest. Stay warm and stay safe!! ⛄️
Time is running out for free shoes! McDonald County School students are eligible for a free pair of athletic shoes through a program organized by Samaritan's Feet and Village Bible Church of Bella Vista, Ar. The giveaway event is February 12, but registration deadline is this Friday, February 4 It's easy enough to do. Just visit the link: samaritansfeet.org/bellavista212/ and sign up! If you have any questions, see the accompanying graphic for more information.
Due to impending winter weather, schools across the McDonald County School District will be closed Wednesday, February 2. This will be an AMI (Alternative Methods of Instruction) day. Students have already or will have instruction from their teachers on how to proceed. Please follow our social media pages and website for updates for the rest of the week. Thank you and stay safe.
We ended January with shrinking numbers of COVID positive cases in the McDonald County School District. If you have concerns about your student being in close contact with a COVID positive case, please contact the nurse's office in your child's school.
Basketball homecoming is right around the corner - Friday, February 11! Be sure to grab your homecoming t-shirts to show your school spirit! Check out the accompanying graphic for details! GO MC!
We have some great news for families in the McDonald County School System. The organization Samaritan’s Feet is partnering with Village Bible Church in Bella Vista, Ar., to provide 350 pairs of athletic shoes to students all across our district! The event happens on Saturday, February 12. There’s a deadline to register as shoes are limited to the first 350 kids. This is open for all grades in all schools. Please check out the info in the accompanying graphic. And thank you to Samaritan’s Feet and Village Bible Church for helping us take care of every child, every day, whatever it takes!