Mooresville Graded School District

A glimpse of the Good Stuff happening in our schools!

Hello MGSD Community!

We are halfway through October and our students continue to make us smile every day!

We hope you enjoy this sneak peek into our schools and classrooms and, as always, never hesitate to let us know if you have questions, comments, or concerns!

Park View Elementary School

Park View serves approximately 595 students in grades Kindergarten through 3. They are the PVES Patriots!

Principal: Dr. Misha Rogers

Asst Principal: Ms. Hollis Baker

What's new at Park View!

Rocky River Elementary School

Rocky River has approximately 630 Racers enrolled this year in grades Kindergarten through 3. They also house a pre-K program.

Principal: Dr. Chuck LaRusso, MGSD Principal of the Year!

Asst Principal: Ms. Lani Earnhardt, MGSD Assistant Principal of the Year!

What's happening at Rocky River Elementary?

South Elementary School

South Elementary educates approximately 515 rising Super Stars in grades Kindergarten through 3 every day!

Principal: Dr. Mark Cottone

Asst Principal: Ms. Tammy Sharpe

It's another great week to be a South SuperStar!

East Mooresville Intermediate School

EMIS opens its doors to about 710 Eagles in grades 4 through 6 every single day!

Principal: Ms. Meghan McGrath

Asst Principal: Ms. Tonya Mays

Raising up young scientists at EMIS!

Mooresville Intermediate School

The teachers and staff at MIS are busy teaching 760 Bobcats in grades 4 through 6 everyday!

Principal: Ms. Tammy Russ

Asst Principal: Mr. Ryan Villiard

Learning can be Fun and Games!

The MIS physical education teacher, Ms. Kathryn Smith, has been working closely with teachers on each grade level to incorporate the skills and standards their students are learning in class into PE each week. Check out these examples of the "games" students have played in their PE classes!

Mooresville Middle School

Housing grades 7 and 8, MMS is home to 920 Red Imps! And always remember... It's ALWAYS a great day to be a Red Imp!

Principal: Ms. Ayana Robinson

Asst Principals: Ms. Tracy Pratt-Dixon, Mr. Jay Jones, and Ms. Jennifer Marshall

Art ImpTime

Painted rocks are showing up all over the country as a way to pay it forward to an unsuspecting stranger. The concept is simple — paint a rock with a fun or inspirational message and then leave it at a public park, nature space, or neighborhood spot for someone else to find. It’s like a mix of Hide-and-Seek, Geo-Caching, and a treasure hunt.

Art ImpTime group has painted over 50 rocks and they are out in the community for you to find and post on the Mooresville Middle School Facebook page, Twitter or Instagram (@mooresvillems)!

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Mooresville High School

As a single high school district, MHS is educating approximately 1900 Blue Devils this year!

Principal: Mr. Eric Schwarzenegger

Asst Principals: Ms. Meredith Bost, Mr. Michael Few, Ms. Tracey Waid, Ms. Yamaro Scott

Asst. Principal/Athletic Director: Mr. Kevin Wilson

Gummy Bear Governments???

Yes, you can have fun in AP classes! Mrs. VanDyke's Advanced Placement World History students created representations of different types of governments using gummy bears. They had to provide written explanations of their governmental systems.
Unity Day: Together Against Bullying

On October 25, wear ORANGE to school!

Make it ORANGE and make it end! What are your true colors when it comes to bullying? If you care about safe and supportive schools and communities make your color ORANGE on Unity Day this October 25. That’s the day everyone can come together – in schools, communities, and online – and send one large ORANGE message of support, hope, and unity to show that we are together against bullying and united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion. So this October 25, wear ORANGE to school! For more information and ideas on ending bullying, visit:

MHS and South: Better Together!

As part of an ongoing outreach between our Bigs and Littles this year, MHS football, cheer, girl's tennis, and marching band members welcomed our South Superstars to school on Friday, October 6!

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Concussion Research Fund to Benefit MGSD Student-Athletes

Mooresville High School senior volleyball and football players were invited to the Charlotte Motor Speedway to take part in the surprise announcement to Dale Earnhardt Jr. of the Dale Earnhardt Jr. Concussion Research Fund at Carolinas Healthcare System's Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC. This fund was established by Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Speedway Children's Charities. According the the Press Release, the $100,000 gift will "underwrite ImPACT baseline concussion testing for more than 10,000 student athletes across eight area counties as well as Johnson C. Smith University and Gardner-Webb University."

"Mooresville High School – which Earnhardt attended – will also be added to the comprehensive program, which will also fund cutting-edge “blink reflexometry” research – which uses a person’s blinking reflexes to diagnose concussions. Additionally, the gift will support local concussion seminars for parents, students, coaches and pediatricians."

After the press announcement, our students were invited to eat and take pictures in victory circle! Thank you to Charlotte Motor Speedway for thinking to invite MHS as Dale Jr's alma mater!