Welcome to McDougle Elementary School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. McDougle Elementary is the home of the "Can Do" Dolphins, over 500 amazing scholars, who SWIM to success each and every day.  

We Stay safe…Work hard…Include everyone…and Make responsible choices!

One school. One vision. Together we are on a mission!


Upcoming Events: Board of Education Meeting, 9/4 First Day of School, Grades 1-12 on 8/25; PreK on 9/2

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Starting this year, McDougle Elementary has a student-created news show airing each Friday morning. Click here to go to the McDougle Message website. Click on the appropriate date to watch that week's show. 

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Dolphin Events

Welcome back to school McDougle Families! Please take note of these important dates coming up this month. 

Saturday, August 16th – Kindergarten Play-date – 9:00 – 10:30 AM on K-1 Playground

Monday, August 25, 2013 – 1st half  (last name between A & G) attend Kindergarten Orientation – 8:30 – 12:00

Tuesday, August 26, 2013 – 2nd half (last name between H & Z) attend Kindergarten Orientation – 8:30 – 12:00

         ***August 26th is the date interpreters are provided for Spanish or Burmese.***

Thursday, August 21, 2013 – Meet the Teacher Night – 5:30 – 7:00

Wednesday, August 27, 2013 – 1st Full day of Kindergarten – you will be notified of your child’s teacher on the evening of the 26th.


Thanks to our local Kiwanis Club for donating bookbags and school supplies to support students at MES!