|The purpose of McDowell County Schools i2i (Inspire to Innovate) after school program, is to provide high-interest, hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) education, while emphasizing a growth mind-set and connecting school to community careers. The i2i program will not stop with engaging activities; it will include tutoring and opportunities for parents and community. Students will have the opportunity to participate in the gravity games (http://www.ncgravitygames.|
Week 1 Challenge:
|On July 1st, 2015 we will begin working on the new McDowell County Schools website. We may experience down time as we transition to a new provider. Please check our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/mcdowell590 for updates during the transition. Update: You can get a sneak peak at http://mcdowell.edlioschool.com/ Please don't bookmark this site. Our address will remain mcdowell.k12.nc.us.|
At the Alternative Education Center, we envision a partnership between home, school, and the community where each is an active participant in the academic and emotional growth of students. The climate is orderly, safe, and conducive to teaching and learning. The atmosphere fosters respect along with a spirit of understanding, tolerance, and friendship. The environment allows each individual to develop physically, mentally, morally, and socially.
We believe there are no limits to learning. We have high expectations and truly believe that the dignity and worth of the individual demands quality and equity.
We envision learners who can come to see education as increasing their own choices, building bridges to new opportunities, and improving the quality of their lives. With the help of parents and a concerned public, we are proud to accept the responsibility of helping all of our students recognize their potential.
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