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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Academic Students of the Week
Congrats Shelby and Elijah 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
Digital Learning Week 2014
Students engaged in some cool activities over Digital Learning Week. Everything from Remote Controlled Vehicles and Robots to learning how computer programming and code works. #mhsdigilearn
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
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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Summer Ventures: Summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors. Deadline: January 31, 2015
VolunTEEN: This is for current 10th, 11th, and 12th graders who would like to volunteer in the spring semester at McDowell County Hospital. Deadline: February 11, 2015
Martha Guy Summer Institute for Future Business Leaders: Application State University This is a summer program for current high school juniors. Deadline:
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