2009-2019 Rehabilitation Celebration Schedule

Friday, August 30, 2019 10:00 AM at Mars Hill University, Broyhill Chapel Invocation… Kevin Barnette, Associate Pastor, Brookstone Church Music… Mars Hill University Gospel Choir Welcome & Introductions… Willa Wyatt, Chair, Friends of the MHARS Remarks – Jennifer Cathey, State Historic Preservation Office & NCDNCR, Western Office – Dr. Will Hoffman, Superintendent, Madison County Public  Continue Reading »


Grand Public Celebration

Friday, August 30, 2019 10:00 AM – Opening Ceremony at MHU Broyhill Chapel 11:00 AM at Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School 225 Mount Olive Drive, Mars Hill, NC Ribbon Cutting and Tour of School Shuttle Buses will be provided for this event Noon – Celebratory Luncheon MHU Redway Dining Room Please RSVP to by  Continue Reading »


Interior Renovations Spring 2019

  Renovations have begun on the interior of the school. The ceiling joists have been repaired and additional wood has been added to the addition to give space for the insulation. As the interior work has begun, some minor changes have been made to the original plans. The rough-in plumbing began this month and the  Continue Reading »


Resolution by the Madison County Board of Education

Here is a copy of the resolution by the Madison County Board of Education honoring the 90th anniversary of the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School. November 28, 2018.


Flooring Installed Along Windows

  Our volunteer crew did a great job installing the flooring this month! The flooring is now down on the long window wall. Our next step is to prep the remainder of the flooring for installation and beef up the sub-floor on the chimney wall. Help is needed to brush and scrape dirt out of  Continue Reading »


School added to the National Register of Historic Places

On May 31, 2018 the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The school is listed as the Mars Hill School, MD0253. Take a look at this excerpt from the documentation!


Rosenwald School 90th Birthday Open House

Please invite all your friends, co-workers and relatives to come to the Rosenwald School 90th Birthday Open House on Saturday & Sunday, September 1 & 2, 2018. The Community Open House will be held on Saturday, September 1 from 10-12 noon and will extend until 4 p.m. for family and alumni. The Open House will  Continue Reading »


April 2018 Meeting

Our meeting takes place on Friday, April 13 at 10 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Mount Olive Church. We have been busy since our last meeting and Willa expects that we will continue to busy during the coming months. The agenda will include grant reviews, OLLI Update, Work Day Update (in the Rosenwald  Continue Reading »


April 2018 Workdays

The next workday takes place Saturday, April 28th. We’ll work 9 a.m. to 12 noon, take an hour for lunch, and continue work from 1-4 p.m. Come share some quality time with us in the morning or afternoon shifts (or both). Les has volunteered to supply lunch, so please let Dan know by Friday the 27th  Continue Reading »


OLLI Inclusion Program presents Rosenwald Schools

OLLI’s More Than a Month programs address issues of race and inclusion locally and nationally, with the understanding that we want to address these issues more than once a month. On Friday, April 6, 2018 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. the Rosenwald Film will be shown with a follow-up discussion by Charity Ray, Fatimah Shabazz, Oralene Simmons, and  Continue Reading »