Mercer County Schools will hold public hearings on January 24, 2017, at 5:30 P.M. in the MCTEC Seminar Center and on January 30, 2017, at 5:30 P.M. in the Bluefield High School Media Center for the purpose of discussing the school calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. 

Much More Than
Pencils, Papers, and Books

Spotlight on Elementary Schools

  • Athens Elementary – Recycling Program, University Partnership, Community Support
  • Bluefield Intermediate School – Student Leadership, Safety Patrol, Student of the Month
  • Bluewell Elementary – Community Mondays, STAR Progress, Faculty Collaborations
  • Brushfork Elementary – Community Support, Business Partners, Academic Achievements
  • Ceres Elementary – Character Education, PTO Support, Student Motivation
  • Lashmeet/Matoaka Elementary – Veteran’s Day Program, Parent Involvement, Community Support
  • Melrose Elementary – Student Leadership, Parent Involvement, After School Programs
  • Memorial Primary – Student Attendance, Life Long Learners, Community Relationships
  • Mercer Elementary – After School Programs, Curricular Fairs, Student Council
  • Montcalm Elementary – Food Drive, Butterfly Hugs, Choir Visits, Community Involvement
  • Oakvale Elementary – Attendance, Curricular Fairs, Blessings in a Backpack
  • Princeton Primary – School Bus Success, Star Attendance, Reading Comprehension Activities
  • Spanishburg Elementary – Grandparent’s Day, Vegetable Gardens, Professional Development
  • Straley Elementary – Student Leadership, Improvement Parade, Classroom Economy System
  • Sun Valley Elementary – 1st Place Battle of the Books, Extended Math/Science Learning, Student Council
  • Whitethorn Primary – Lil’ Treble Makers, Helping Hands, Attendance Incentives

Spotlight on Middle Schools

  • Bluefield Middle – Buccaneer Buddies, Bucs on the Run, PBIS Programs
  • Glenwood School – Student Council, Adopt-A-Highway, Community Involvement
  • PikeView Middle – Safety Programs, Academic Competitions, Positive Decision Making
  • Princeton Middle – Positive School Culture, Community Outreach, School Academic Focus

Spotlight on High Schools

  • Bluefield High School – Promise Scholarships, Won Mercer Cup, Athletics
  • Montcalm High School – Curriculum Fairs, Teacher of the Year, College Prep Courses
  • PikeView High School – Academic Bowl Champions, Bridge and Building Design, Athletics
  • Princeton High School – Tiger Pride, Fine Arts, Community Service
  • MCTEC – Campus Projects, Community Awareness, Skills USA

Mercer County Social Studies Fair

Mercer County students from seventeen elementary and middle schools competed on November 7, 2016, for coveted Mercer County Social Studies Fair medals. The event drew hundreds of people to the Mercer Mall, where students set up their displays and presented their “speeches” to pairs of judges.  Parents and hopeful students crowded the center court for the 1:00 awards ceremony.   

There will be a session for principals on
Bright Bytes at the Seminar Center
on Friday, Jan. 20 @ 9:00.  

The session will be led by Justin Boggs
from the WVDE. Participants should
bring their laptop. 

Title One announces
Second Saturday
Series Workshops

for January

Due to MLK Holiday Weekend
ALL sessions will be held on
Saturday, January 28

Mercer County's Title 1 Program