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SPRING BREAK
March 30-April 3
Have a Safe and Relaxing Break!
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

Rotary Students of the Week

Congrats John and Riley on being selected as our Rotary 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 2015-2016
Teacher of the Year

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

 
 
     
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   What's Happening @ MHS...  
 

Spring Break
March 30-April 3
 
Prom Information
Prom is Friday, May 8th.  It will be at Deerpark at Biltmore Estate in Asheviile.  Time: 8:00PM-12:00AM.  No one will be admitted after 9:30.  Guest Approval forms are due no later than 11:55PM on April 5.
To Access the Guest Approval Form go or click on: http://goo.gl/gUgqFo
  • Guests must be of 10th grade status and/or no older than 20 on the day of prom
  • MHS 10th graders are already pre-approved, so do not fill out a form. 
  • Each MHS Junior or Senior may only bring 1 guest.  No exceptions. 
  • Outside guests must provide photo ID. 
Ticket prices are as follows:
Seniors $30
Juniors $35
Guest $45
**If you or your guest (if your guest is a MHS 10th grader) owes any outstanding fines or Chromebook damage fees, you and/or they will not be allowed to purchase a Prom Ticket until these fines are paid. Also, if you and/or your guest receive OSS and/or lose credit, you will not be allowed to purchase a ticket. 
 
EMAIL MS. FOSTER (heather.foster@mcdowell.k12.nc.us) or MRS. ROCK (cheri.rock@mcdowell.k12.nc.us) if you have questions!

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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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