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Bang, Pop, Ooh, Aah.... is it the†4th of July?! Wrong! It is time for the STEAM Expo. The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Expo is a chance for students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills by designing, implementing and creating an exciting project to share with the community. School fairs will be announced by individual schools. January 9, 2015 is our set up and turn in date at McDowell Tech CC. The Community Expo will be held on†January†10, 2015 from†3pm-6pm†with awards beginning at†6:00pm†in the†MTCC auditorium.†For more information and assistance check out†http://bit.ly/STEAMMCS††
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
CTE Agri/FFA Receives Grant

The McDowell County Farm Bureau made a $1500 donation to the new†McDowell High School Agriculture/FFA program at their yearly meeting. † †In the picture from left to right:
Wayne Miller, Terry English, Allen Ingram, Bob Brackett, Terry English, and James Nations.

Titan Athletes of the Week

Congrats Emily and Macs for being selected as our Titan Athletes of the Week! We are #titanproud!​


CTE Clubs visit Biltmore

Representatives from HOSA, SkillsUSA, FCCLA, FBLA, & DECA attended the 9th annual Student Leadership Academy today at Biltmore Estate.†
After an inspirational welcome from Mr. Bill Cecil, Jr., President & CEO of The Biltmore Company, students attended sessions on business etiquette, communications, & public speaking. Lunch was provided by Biltmore at the Lioncrest facility.


First Day of School 2014

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


AVID Students Chosen to Represent MHS at GEARUP Conference in Washington, D.C.

AVID Seniors, Jorge, Allison, & Pedro, chosen for GEARUP conference in DC and met with US†Congressman Mark Meadows #titanproud

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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†What's Happening @ MHS...

The MHS family is deeply saddened by the loss of one of our own, McDowell High senior Eleck Hensley. †Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hensley family.



Titan Theater Presents... A Night with Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe was the father of the American Gothic genre. His work has inspired some of the greatest horror story authors and iconic filmmakers.Titan Theater presents a night with four of his most legendary tales of horror.
Stories:
The Raven
The Cask of Amontillado
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Masque of the Red Death
Show Dates:
School Day Performances: October 16th (1st period and 2nd period)
October 17th - 7:00 PM
October 19th- 3:00 PM
October 23rd- 7:00 PM
All afterschool shows are $5.00 at the door.
Where: McDowell High School Auditorium

Governor's School of North Carolina
Governorís School of North Carolina is a five 1⁄2-week summer residential program for gifted and talented high school students across the state. The areas of study are English, Mathematics, Natural Science, Spanish, French, Art, Dance, Theater, Choral Music, or Instrumental Music. Applicants must be rising seniors (current juniors). Rising juniors (current sophomores) may also apply in the areas of dance, choral music, and instrumental music. The application deadline is October 24th. Students who are interested in applying should see Ms. Rumfelt in the student services office before beginning the application process. More information can be found at http://www.ncgovschool.org/.

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Summer 2014 Honors English Assignments



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

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