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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 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 was established by Golden LEAF to  provide opportunities for students from rural, tobacco­ dependent and  economically distressed North Carolina communities to attend college.  The four­ year scholarship, totaling $12,000, is open to students from  qualifying counties that are planning to attend a participating North  Carolina college or university. This year the Foundation awarded 215  scholarships from an applicant pool of over 2,100 students. The  recipients of the Golden LEAF Scholarship at McDowell High School are: Jaime Kelly, John Allen Hollifield, and Shelby Gordon. We are #titanproud. 

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

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 2015-2016
Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Myra Morgan
Congratulations! Thank you for your dedication and excellence in teaching! #titanproud

 
 
     
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GRADUATION

CLASS OF 2015

Graduation Ceremony is Friday, June 12, 2015 @ 6:30PM
Baccalaureate Service @ Grace Community Church; June 7 @ 5PM

 
 
Pre- Participation Physical Exams
“Sports Physicals”
Date: May 20, 2015 Time: 2:30

 


 
 
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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