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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.
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.
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McDowell High Welcomes New Principal
Superintendent Mark Garrett is very happy to announce that McDowell native Edwin H. Spivey III will be the next principal of McDowell High School. The Board of Education approved Spivey this evening at its regularly scheduled meeting for July. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to come home to McDowell High School” said Spivey. He added “I know that we can achieve great things for the students of McDowell County.”
Graduation 2015 Ceremony
Video broadcast of the June 12, 2015 MHS Commencement Ceremony. #classof2015
MHS Teachers Receive Large Grants
Congrats to Mr. Wes Carpenter, MHS Math teacher on receiving a $5,000 grant from Lowes Toolbox for Education and Mrs. Angie Allison, Personal Finance teacher on receiving over $7,000 from Discover Pathway to Financial Success. We are #titanproud!
Students Awarded Golden LEAF Foundation Scholarship
The Golden LEAF Scholarship
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 NewsWorld 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
Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Myra Morgan
Congratulations! Thank you for your dedication and excellence in teaching! #titanproud
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