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PARENT CONFERENCES have been rescheduled for Thursday, March 5 from 3:30-6:30PM. We hope to see you then. In addition, Progress reports will be given out at that time.
Welcome to McDowell High School! Home of the Titans!


Our Mission: The mission of McDowell High School is to prepare all students for college and careers by providing world class opportunities through rigorous learning, experiences, and technology. As a community we will inspire students to achieve a successful future through goal setting, responsibility, organization, tolerance, and interpersonal communication.

Our Vision: Every student graduates with a plan for a successful future
 
Our Motto: Pathway to World Class Opportunities and Excellence


We Believe:
Students are the reason we are here, and they possess the ability to learn.

Students have access to a quality education with caring adults who support, challenge and prepare them to be problem solvers and serve their community
Quality relationships are key to student success and learning.

Students set goals for their future beyond graduation from high school.

Students are engaged in learning that is collaborative, relevant and rigorous; utilizing technology to learn skills needed for the future.
Students are offered opportunities to obtain certifications so they they will be equipped with credentials that will give them an advantage and empower them in the job market.
Education is a shared community responsibility.
  Titans in the News  
 
MHS Titan Band to Perform in the 2015 McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade

"Members of the McDowell High School Marching Band will perform in the Windy City in November.

The band was recently selected to participate in the Thanksgiving Day Parade in Chicago."

See Full Article in McDowell News

Academic Students of the Week

Congrats Levi and Katie on being selected as our Academic Students of the Week. We are #titanproud!

World History Teacher, Mrs. Waters, "Gamifies" Her Classroom

"
From a teaching perspective, using games and quests simplifies learning and assessing for me and motivates students to make choices that I want them to make, often without them realizing it. "
See full article from NCCAT

MHS Emergency Services Practice Job Skills

MHS Emergency Services students recently participated in structure fire training in Marion where they received real on-the-job training! We are #titanproud! 

Blog Helps Foreign Exchange Student Document Time in US

"
Since 2012, Razan Alaqil, of Saudi Arabia, has shared her thoughts and ideas through her blog, but it wasn’t until she started chronicling her time in Marion that she began to realize the power of her words."
Full Article at McDowell News

First Day of School 2014

MHS was excited to welcome over 1,700 students on the #firstday of school!  #welcome2success #mcdowellhigh
 

Congratulations to Mrs. Cristen Clark for being selected as the McDowell County Schools 9th-12th Outstanding New Teacher for 2013-2014! #titanproud
 

MHS 2014-2015
Teacher and MCS Secondary Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Miranda Ferguson
Congratulations! Thank you for your dedication and excellence in teaching! #titanproud

 
 
     
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Career and College Promise Info Night
FREE college credit! FREE textbooks! FREE transportation!
Are you interested in receiving FREE college credit while still in high school? Career and College Promise allows 11th and 12th grade students to take college courses during the day, evening, or online.McDowell High School will be hosting a Career and College Promise information night on Thursday, February 26 at 6pm in the cafeteria.  All interested parents and students should attend. 

For more info, contact Julie Padgett at 659-0417.

 

UPCOMING PARENT CONFERENCES
February 26th from 3:30PM until 6:30PM
​Progress Reports will be given out during this time
Please plan on attending to discuss your student's progress with his/her teachers.


Student Opportunities
 
Martha Guy Summer Institute for Future Business Leaders: Application State University This is a summer program for current high school juniors. Deadline: February 27, 2015


 
Order Your Yearbook Today!
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College Foundation of North Carolina
(Click on your Grade for more Info)

 


McDowell TeleHealth (HealtheSchools) Program
More Info @:
http://crhi.org/MY-Health-e-Schools/index.html

http://go.mcdowell.k12.nc.us/telemedicine

 
 
     
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