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Students line up in hallway to go to class


Principal and office staff dressed up in camo

NCE "Joining the Fight Against Drugs"

Grandson and Grandmother on Grandparents day
Kids swinging
Staff serving drink and popcorn
preschool children dressed up in halloween costumes
north cove elementary school students sitting on bleachers
Girls swinging


Kids using iPads
little girl and principal outside on sidewalk
Teachers and students posing for photo
two girls in superhero costumes pose


Students work on timelines.
Two boys stand in hallway.
Two teachers dressed up as a ladybug and a bee.
Teacher with students pose for photos

Red Ribbon Week PJ Day!

Four students pose for photo in their PJs.

PJ Day! 

Two boys playing a math game.

Math Games in 2nd Grade

Teacher and students eat dinner.
Students eating lunch
Boys swinging
Girls sitting down
students learn about trout

Learning about trout with Mr. B. 

Three teachers dressed up as crayons.
Kindergarten staff dressed up as Wizard of Oz characters

Follow the Yellow Brick Road! 

students in art class

Art class

Girl on ipad

Exploring Technology

Teacher pretending to eat donut hair
students work with math manipulatives.
two girls writing
Adult and two boys running.

Running Club

boys posing for photos
Art project on Hallway Wall

International Dot Day Art Project

View of linville mountain

Our beautiful view! 

Man reading book
first grade students looking at rainbow

First Graders with the beautiful rainbow

5th grade dress up as superheroes
Staff members dressed up as dominos

NCE Staff can always "count" on each other! 

5 students at table working

Groups in 2nd Grade

Two girls in PJs pose
Four adults serve food

We love our PTO! 

Battle of the books team picture

Battle of the Books

Four children hugging.
Kids playing on iPad
5th grade students enjoying a rainbow

5th Graders enjoying a gorgeous rainbow! 

A Rainbow over North Cove

Beautiful Rainbow over our school! 

Teacher talking to parents

Mrs. Ross presents at Parent Conferences.

kids doing art
Teachers and students in UNC and Duke clothing pose

UNC and Duke fans unite against drugs! 

Kids eating lunch
Teacher and students with shells.
Girl eating lunch
Two boys smile at camera

Principal's Message

Rainbow over school
Welcome to North Cove Elementary!
Principal Mr. Rod Slagle

Located in the northern section of McDowell County, North Cove Elementary provides services to families in Ashford-North Cove, Coxes Creek, Turkey Cove, Woodlawn, as well as 221N to Hankins area leading to the back side of Lake James.

North Cove Elementary is the smallest elementary school in McDowell County, averaging just less than 300 students on campus daily. Due to our small size, our learning community compares to a close-knit family. As a result, staff have nurturing relationships with students and collaborative relationships with families. North Cove staff is committed to continuous improvement for the benefit of our students and our community.
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Events Photo
AR Fall Celebration
Date: 11/20/2017
4th Grade Field Trip
Date: 11/21/2017
Running Club
Date: 11/21/2017
STEAM Fair Projects Due
Date: 11/21/2017
Teachers vs Student Basketball Game 6pm
Date: 11/21/2017


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