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Lindsay and Schultz Named New School Leaders
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Superintendent Dr. Jeff James announced the following personnel appointments, which the Iredell-Statesville Board of Education approved on Monday, May 13, 2024.

Shayla Savage, Executive Director of Administrative Services has been named the Chief Student Services Officer.  In her new role, Mrs. Savage will serve as the leader of the Student Services Division providing oversight to student discipline, Title IX, and the district behavior management team. She will also support the work of our school nurses and behavioral specialists.

“I am honored and ecstatic to serve as the Chief Student Services Officer for Iredell-Statesville Schools,” stated Savage. “I look forward to working with our fantastic students, esteemed staff, and supportive community while strengthening our partnerships to ensure the well-being and safety of all children.”

The creation of the Student Services Division will allow our district administrators to provide more intentional support to our schools and students. In addition to this new division, Jessica Smith, program director, has been named the Director of Student Services and Family Support, and Mark Vaughn, Alternative Learning Coordinator, has been named the Director of Student Well-Being and Alternative Services. 

Tim Woody, Director of Career and Technical Education has been named the Executive Director of High Schools and Career and Technical Education. Mr. Woody will continue his current duties while providing additional administrative support to high schools.

Mrs. Savage, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Vaughn, and Mr. Woody will assume their positions on June 1, 2024. 

Mark Shinkaruk, principal at Third Creek Middle School has been named the Chief Operating Officer. In this position, Mr. Shinkaruk will serve as the leader of the Operations Division providing support to the technology, maintenance, construction, transportation, and school nutrition departments. 

“I am very excited to step into the role of Chief Operations Officer for Iredell-Statesville Schools. I look forward to building on our strong foundation and working collaboratively to continue providing an outstanding environment for teaching and learning,” explained Shinkaruk. “Together, we will strive to enhance operational effectiveness and efficiency to support the academic success of all students.”

Mr. Shinkaruk will assume his role on June 4, 2024.

The reorganization of the central office comes as an effort to streamline the organizational structure to provide the best support to our schools, employees, and ultimately our students.

Lindsay and Schultz Named New School Leaders
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Superintendent Dr. Jeff James announced the new leaders of two schools following the approval at the Iredell-Statesville Board of Education on Monday, May 13, 2024.

I-SS Virtual Academy
Yolanda Lindsay, assistant principal at the I-SS Virtual Academy, has been named the principal of the school. With the growing population of the virtual academy, a full-time principal was needed to support the staff and students at the school.

Mrs. Lindsay began her teaching career in the Bovina Independent School District in Texas. She has served the students and staff in Iredell-Statesville Schools since 2008 as a teacher, literacy coach, instructional facilitator, and assistant principal. She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Eastern New Mexico University and a master’s degree in executive leadership from Gardner-Webb University.

“I am thrilled beyond words to embark on this journey as the I-SS Virtual Academy Principal,” explained Lindsay. “ I am looking forward to working with our amazing staff to inspire, innovate, and empower our students in the years to come!”

N.B. Mills Elementary School
Sally Schultz, assistant principal at Cloverleaf Elementary School, has been named the principal of N.B. Mills Elementary School. 

Before her time in Iredell-Statesville Schools, Ms. Schultz served as an admin intern and lead teacher at Knox Middle School and a teacher at Hanford Dole Elementary School in the Rowan Salisbury school district. She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Catawba College and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Western Governors University.   

“I’m really excited to join the N.B. Mills team,” stated Schultz. “I look forward to getting to know the students, staff, and community.”

Mrs. Lindsay and Ms. Schultz will assume their new roles on July 1, 2024.

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Upcoming Dates:

- 4/26: Spring Fling 5-10pm at Contin Ed MCC campus 

- 4/29: 7:30am:  **MCC Fall registration**

- 4/29: 9th take multiple choice part of HEA exam

- 4/30: absence waiver request forms due for Mar & Apr absences

- 4/30-5/6: MCC exams; turn in college texts after last exam

- 4/30-5/6: 12th/13th laptop inspection & re-check-out for Summer college classes in the metal building by Ms. Matthews

- 5/1: 9th submit essay part of HEA exam

- 5/7: 11am all grad items are due to CCTL (laptop/cord/bag, textbooks/access codes/Pins, any owed $, make-up time); turn in early if finished with college exams

- 5/7: 9th-12th turn in college textbooks/access codes/Pins; turn in early if finished with college exams

- 5/8: ALL 11th laptop inspection in metal building by Ms. Matthews during "free" block & re-check-out for Summer college classes

- 5/9: 9:30am-1pm: GRADS: group cap&gown grad pic; graduation practice; grad lunch; optional cap&gown individual pics

- 5/9: 9th laptop inspection in metal building by Ms. Matthews during Seminar & re-check-out for Summer college classes

- 5/10: 2-3pm: CCTL graduation:  ALL 9th-13th students are required to attend; GRADS arrive 1:15pm

- 5/10: 10th laptop inspection in metal building by Ms. Matthews during Seminar & re-check-out for Summer college classes

- 5/11: MCC graduation at the Mooresville Performing Arts Center at 9am or noon; grads chose which ceremony to attend; GRADS arrive 1 hour early 

- 5/15: absence waiver request forms are due for May absences

- 5/15: all CCTL high school items are due to be returned (except laptop/cord/bag to take exams or Summer college classes)

- 5/15: 1-3pm: CCTL year-end awards/picnic; required for 9th-11th; optional for 12th-13th

- 5/16-17: CCTL exams (see below for more details)

- 5/20: only required if you owe an exam, time, or are failing a high school course

- 5/21: Re-teach Math 3 & Biology EOCs; high school Summer School starts

- 5/22: Re-test Math 3 & Biology EOCs; high school Summer School continues...

- 5/28: Re-teach Eng 2 EOC

- 5/29: Re-test Eng 2 EOC

- 6/3: **college Summer courses begin; complete mandatory enrollment assignment; come get college textbooks in CCTL bookroom 8-11am or 1-3pm**

- 6/11: high school Summer School ends

- 7/30: **college Summer courses end; TURN IN Summer laptop/cord/bag, textbooks/access codes/pins 8-11am & 1-3pm**

- 8/6: first day high school classes; laptop usage fee $30 due

- 8/19: first day of college classes

 

5/10 CCTL Graduation:  ALL students are required 2-3pm

- regular school day for 9th-11th 7:55-3:00

 

5/15 Year-End Awards/Picnic 1-3pm:  9th-11th are required to attend; optional for 12th/13th

- occurs at the Statesville Park & Soccer Complex at 2012 Simonton Rd.

- pizza, chips, cookies, drinks provided

- teacher awards are given out

- buses will transport car-riders at 12:30pm

- buses will transport car-riders back to CCTL at 2:50pm

- car-drivers may drive to the soccer complex; attendance taken at 1pm

- car-drivers may leave the soccer complex at 3pm

 

High School Exams

5/14: 7:55-9:20 Spanish 2

5/16:  

- 9th: 7:55-12:30 Eng 2 EOC; car-rider note to leave at 12:30; buses leave 3pm

- 10th:  7:55-10:15 Eng 3 (unless exempt w/ A); 10:20-12:30 W.Hist (unless exempt w/ A); car rider note to leave 10:15 or 12:30; buses leave 3pm

- 11th:  7:55-10:15 Chem (unless exempt w/ A); 10:20-12:30 A.Hist (unless exempt w/ A); car rider note to leave 10:15 or 12:30; buses leave 3pm

**turn in laptop/cord/bag if last exam & not here 5/20 or Summer college class**

- bag lunch 12:30

5/17:

- 9th:  7:55-10:15 Math 2 (unless exempt w/ A); car rider note to leave at 10:15; buses leave 1pm

- 10th:  7:55-10:15 Math 4 (unless exempt w/ A); car rider note to leave at 10:15; buses leave 1pm

**turn in laptop/cord/bag if last exam & not here 5/20 or Summer college class**

- bag lunch 12:30

5/20:  7:55-12:30 make-up exams, time, work if failing a high school course; bag lunch 12:30; buses leave 1pm

Have A Great Summer!!!! 

 

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Year with grad cap

2024 Graduation Information:

Friday May 10th at 2:00 pm.  Ceremony will take place outside on Mitchell's campus in the Circle.

For those that can't attend in person join us at 1:45 to watch the livestream on MCC's YouTube.

https://youtube.com/@MitchellCommCollege

***********Rain decision will be made by noon on May 10th*********

*Instructions will be updated on website and Facebook if ceremony is moved inside*

 

5/9- 9:30am-1pm: GRADS: group cap&gown grad pic; graduation practice; grad lunch; optional cap&gown individual pics.

5/10 - 2-3pm: CCTL graduation:  ALL 9th-13th students are required to attend; GRADS arrive at 1:15pm and report to VB 104 & 104.   (Main Building 101 & 110 if inside)

5/11- MCC graduation at the Mooresville Performing Arts Center at 9am or noon; grads chose which ceremony to attend; GRADS arrive 1 hour early.