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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  
 
World History Teacher, Mrs. Waters, "Gamifies" Her Classroom

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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
 

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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ONLINE COURSES AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS
We have an opportunity  for you to take some courses online at MHS. Below are the courses we have available.  These courses can also be taught at the standard level. Students taking courses online must be self motivated, possess good computer skills, and have good time management skills. Teachers for these courses are all local teachers. 
If you are interested  in any of these, please see your counselor ASAP.
Honor's Personal Finance
Hospitality and Tourism
Honor's American History I 
Honor's American History II
Honor's Math II 
Honor's Math III 
Honor's Biology



Financial Aid Info Night
Now that you've applied to college, how do you PAY for college?  
 
Join us at 6pm-7pm on Tuesday, January 20th in the MHS Media Center to learn about financial aid options and the FAFSA.  CFNC rep Skip Watts will be here & light refreshments will be served.  Seniors and parents are encouraged to attend. 
 
Student Opportunities
 
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: February 27, 2015


 
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College Foundation of North Carolina
(Click on your Grade for more Info)


Summer 2014 Honors English Assignments



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

 
 
     
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