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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 Elementary 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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School Calendar for 2015/16
Huntsville City Schools: In the News
Anonymous Alerts - Helpline for Huntsville City School Students
HCS Mission and Vision
Huntsville City Schools’ Class of 2015 Sets New All-Time High Scholarship Record
Take Your Child To Work Day Announcement
Student Laptop Information
Huntsville City Schools After-School Learning Labs
IT Helpdesk supporting extended hours for students and families
Character Education Words for 2015/16 School Year
Accessing Pearson Curriculum - HelpGuide and Video for Parents and Students
Huntsville City Schools’ ETV to Broadcast LIVE High School Football
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
Huntsville’s Team USA Places in Top Ten - Greenpower Race
Huntsville City Schools Students Recognized for Outstanding ACT Scores
Huntsville City Schools Honored at the 38th Annual World Engineering Congress
Majority-to-Minority Application Window
Huntsville City Schools Has 44 Teams to Compete in Cyber Competition

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