Join us for our Black History Month Celebration!




McDonnell Elementary School Students


For a Reader’s Theater Performance




Follow the Drinking Gourd






Musical Performance




Oakwood Academy Choir



February 29, 2016


1:30 PM


PRE-K Application / Registration for next school year 2016 - 2017

April 4th - 8th 

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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 Busy Bee News...

Parents can drop students off at 7:30 in the front of the school.  School starts at 7:45. Breakfast and Lunch are served to all students free of charge.

School dismisses at 2:30. Please be on time to pick up your child.  

     *Grades K-2 car riders are picked up in the front of the school.

     *Grades 3-5 car riders are picked up on the side of the school by the parking lot.  

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McDonnell EElementary Sschool


 Mission of McDonnell Elementary

To Educate the Children of Today to be the Leaders of Tomorrow within a multi-ethnic community where teachers, students, parents and stakeholders work together to create a challenging environment through the use of technology to enhance life-long learning.

Vision Statement 
Our vision at McDonnell Elementary School is to work as professional and highly motivated staff, with parents and community, to instill values and guide children to become lifelong learners who believe anything is possible. We encourage students to reach their full potential in a place where everyone is unique and important.  


Student Motto

I’m a McDonnell student and I’m proud to say,

I will do my best today.

I’ll listen, I’ll work, I’ll be fight and bully free.

I’ll be the best that I can be. 



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Black History Month Celebration
2nd Semester Federal Programs Parent and Guardian Meeting

Huntsville City Schools: In the News
HCS Mission and Vision
Huntsville City Schools’ Class of 2015 Sets New All-Time High Scholarship Record
Take Your Child To Work Day Announcement
Character Education Words for 2015/16 School Year
Accessing Pearson Curriculum - HelpGuide and Video for Parents and Students
Three Huntsville City Schools Recognized by National PTA as Schools of Excellence
Huntsville City Schools Designated as a National CyberPatriot Center of Excellence
HCS Superintendent, Dr. Wardynski, Named as a Finalist for the Alabama 2016 Superintendent of the Year
Two More Huntsville City Schools Receive Recognition as a “Blue Ribbon School”
Huntsville City Schools Launches More Student Achievement and Technology Initiatives
Explanation of Snow Days on 2015/16 HCS Calendar-please read

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Part III

Part IV

Part V

Part VI

Part VII


Part IX

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