Etowah Elementary School

 North Carolina Honor School of Excellence

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 The Etowah School Relay for Life team is selling t-shirts as a fundraiser. The t-shirts are $10 each. We have adult and children sizes. We accept cash or checks made out to Etowah School. Please see Danette Wesson to purchase a t-shirt. Thank you for supporting your Relay for Life team!IMG_3363 (261x350)

Don’t forget to bring in change for our “Change for Change” bottles in all the classrooms. Support Relay for Life!

Upcoming Dates of Interest:

*March 6: Spring Pictures

*April 25: Relay for Life @ Mills River Park from 10am-2pm

Celebrating over 12 Consecutive Years of Growth!


    Mission Statement

Etowah Elementary School will provide students the opportunity to become life-long learners. We will respect the whole child and nurture his/her potential in a safe environment.

We have five teachers with master’s degrees, one teacher with an advanced degree, and are proud to announce we have seven teachers who are National Board Certified Teachers. All of these take a great deal of work. We are proud of you!



Katherine Gainer is the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year. She is a third grade teacher at Etowah Elementary School. Mrs. Gainer  has a B.S.W. from Florida State University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Western Carolina University in Elementary Education. Tom Gainer, her husband, is retired from Blue Ridge Community College. They have one daughter, Loretta, who lives in Oklahoma. They also have one granddaughter named Ryleigh. Mr. and Mrs. Gainer have two dogs, Hank and Duke, two cats, Buttercup and Tippy. Mrs. Gainer’s mother at 95 years of age, still lives in her home in Cathey’s Creek.  They are proud of Mrs. Gainer’s accomplishments.  Congratulations to Mrs. Gainer!



                                                       Etowah Elementary School
                                                       320 Etowah School Road
                                                       Etowah, NC 28729
                                                       (828) 891-6560
                                                       (828)891-6579 Fax

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                                                                                         Updated 03/02/15