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Our Mission

The mission of Harold McCormick Elementary is to ensure a safe, nurturing environment where each student is empowered to develop academic, creative, and social skills necessary for productive life-long learning.


News & Announcements

Students making wham burgers
‘Just Bee Awesome’ at Harold McCormick Elementary School Each month, Harold McCormick Elementary School students are recognized for being exemplars of good character and positive behavior. On Monday, there was a school-wide celebration closing out the first ... Read More
Show Choir heads to Dollywood
Show Choir Fun! Read More
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ESP Online Application Now Open for Summer 2018 Any student currently enrolled in one of the ECS Elementary Schools (East Side, West Side, Harold McCormick) or the Wandell Early Learning Center is eligible to attend the summer program. Read More
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Elizabethton teachers to receive content-specific support with new teacher leader network Beginning in May 2018, Elizabethton City Schools joins the statewide Teacher Leader Network in launching its Elizabethton Leads program. This will transition away from having system-wide instructional ... Read More
HME seniors at Tree house
Seniors share memories, dreams at Senior Tea Every year, graduating seniors return to their elementary school to visit with former teachers and current students for Senior Tea. The goal is to celebrate seniors' successes and to help rising ... Read More
Students Awarded for Academic Achievement
Third Grading Period Achievement Awards Presented First through fifth grade students were awarded for academic achievement and perfect attendance during the first grading period. Certificates were given for perfect attendance, straight A's (the ... Read More
DAVA Essay Winners
Fifth Graders Recognized for Winning Essays Fifth grade students were invited to write an essay for DAVA, the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 17 of Elizabethton. Winners were recently recognized by a group of DAVA representatives who ... Read More
Students show off the new book they received at Family Night.
Bingo for Books Family Night Literacy was the focus of the Bingo for Books Family Night at HME on March 22. Families received information about testing tips, summer reading, and a summer schedule for the Betsy Book Bus. After the ... Read More
Amy Cole's Kindergarten Class
Amy Cole, WJHL Educator of the Week Amy Cole, a beloved Kindergarten teacher at HME, was recognized recently as WJHL's Educator of the Week. The honor is much deserved, and we're proud of her and the work she does with our ... Read More
Students with recorders
Recorder and Show Choir Concert featuring 4th & 5th grades Fourth and fifth graders have been mastering their recorder skills this semester. The Show Choir, made up of students selected by audition earlier this year, will also perform at the concert. This ... Read More
Bingo for Books
Parent Night: Bingo for Books! Please join us for Parent Night. Bingo is back by popular demand. We’ll also have a short presentation about the new Betsy Book Bus, the positive impact of summer reading, and test taking tips ... Read More
Student Registration
2018-19 Student Registration Information & Dates Parents of current Elizabethton students, new students, and prospective tuition students should be aware of some important upcoming dates. This information is available at www.ecschools.net > ... Read More
Mrs. Estep's Winning Class
Students Support the Besty Bus Read More
Book Drive receives nearly 15,000 books for Betsy Book Bus There will be no shortage of books aboard the Betsy Book Bus this summer. Following a month-long book drive in Elizabethton schools, approximately 14,700 books were collected. The books range in ... Read More
Even the dogs enjoyed the Cat in the Hat!
Hats Off to the Cat Read More
Eric Wampler disinfects computers
Elizabethton schools work to prevent flu with new electrostatic sprayer Following a year in which illness-related absenteeism led to school closure, Elizabethton City Schools is taking a new approach to cleaning and disinfecting facilities. ECS will be using an ... Read More
Honor award winners
Students Awarded for Achievements During the Second Grading Period Read More
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Inclement weather related make-up days plan Due to a large number of inclement weather events thus far in the 2017-2018 school year, Elizabethton City Schools has used all but one of the built-in inclement weather days. As a result, we are ... Read More
Myra Newman
Elizabethton City Schools announces new Deputy Director of Schools Elizabethton City Schools administration is excited to announce Dr. Myra Newman will serve in a new position, effective immediately, as Deputy Director of ECS. Richard VanHuss will continue to serve ... Read More
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New state report card indicates exemplary education in Elizabethton schools The release of the new state report card shows Elizabethton students ranking highly in many areas and even exceeding statewide record-breaking ACT scores and graduation rates. This growth took place ... Read More
Betsy Book Bus to spread love of literature with community support This summer, children and teens in five Elizabethton communities will be able to select and keep books from a mobile library, the Betsy Book Bus. Elizabethton will join Johnson City, Greeneville City, ... Read More
Students Reading
ECS awarded grant to continue ‘Camp Read-A-Lot’ BY CURTIS CARDEN, Elizabethton Star City youth will soon have the opportunity to go through a unique camping experience over the summer. Elizabethton City Schools recently learned the district ... Read More
Fall Family Night
Fall Family Night Families used their math skills to "Crack the Classroom Code." Read More
K-Kids with donation
K-Kids donate 1,467 cans to Hale Community Ministries Thanks to everyone who donated canned food to the K-Kids canned food drive! They collected 1,467 cans - far exceeding the goal of 1,000! Food was donated to Hale Community Ministries. Read More