Etowah Elementary School

 North Carolina Honor School of Excellence

Our Spring Book Fair is April 24 through May 4. The link is here. Please go to the post on your left to see the hours the fair will be open! Enjoy!



Etowah School Relay for Life Gift Baskets are now on sale! We are selling raffle tickets for Relay for Life for a chance to win one of 5 gift baskets. Winners’ names will be drawn at The Relay for Life event on April 25 at Mills River Park. Winners will be notified by phone. The tickets are $1 each. Descriptions of each basket are listed on the papers going home and on the post on the left-hand side of the web page.  Please return your raffle ticket with your basket choice selected. Below are pictures of each basket.

Cummings Cove Golf Basket

 Cummings Cove Gift Basket

Edmundson Produce Gift BasketEdmundson Produce Gift Basket

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Garden BasketGarden Basket

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 Relay for Life Information: April 25 @ Mills River Park from 10am-2pm. Additional parking at Van Wingerden. Luminaria-$10 with form on peachjar. Bracelets-$1 with form on peachjar. T-shirts-$10. Turn money in to Mrs. Wesson. Checks for all are made out to Etowah School. Thank you for your support!

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Thanks to all of the Relay for Life team’s corporate sponsors: Egolf Ford of Brevard, Food Matters Markets, Etowah Hardware, SonRise Fitness, Construction Specialties and Design Builders, Inc/Associated Land Surveyors and Planners, PC, Cummings Cove Golf Course, First Citizens Bank in Etowah, Fidelia’s Restaurant, Horse Shoe Cafe, Edmundson Produce, and Blantyre Growers. We appreciate your help!



April 28, 2015 Art/Variety Show and Book Fair

Book Fair:  7:45am-6:15pm

Art Show: 5:15pm-6:15pm

Variety Show: 6:30 pm


Upcoming Dates of Interest:

*April 20: Relay for Life Skate Night-4:30-6:30 @ Sk8t Depot, Hendersonville

*April 20-April 22: Kindergarten Registration

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

*April 24, 27-May 4: Spring Book Fair

*April 28: Talent/Variety Show


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 04/20/15