First Day of School

Monday, August 17 is the first day of school for the 2020-21 term.  Students enrolled in the Traditional Learning Framework will begin the 1st 9 weeks in Remote Learning due to the current COVID-19 health situation.  For information about what that will look like this year, please click the more information button below to view the Reset Plan Information Hub.

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Laura Worshim

I am so happy that McDonnell Elementary will be serving you and your family as they pursue an education. One thing I love about McDonnell, is that it is truly a community school. This is my 4th year as principal of McDonnell Elementary School. I have lived in Huntsville for 8 years. I had the opportunity to work in several states due to my husband’s reassignments as a military officer. I have a background in Special Education, behavior and ESL. I have two sons one is at a military academy and the other has already joined the workforce. I enjoy watching my children walk into school with a smile. They teach me something every day. I like to spend my free time exercising and relaxing with friends.
Ed.D Educational Leadership Nova University
Masters of Education in Special Education, Auburn University
BS Communication Disorders, Texas A&M
Administrative Certificate for Alabama and Texax