|PARENT CONFERENCES have been rescheduled for Thursday, March 5 from 3:30-6:30PM. We hope to see you then. In addition, Progress reports will be given out at that time.|
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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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 NewsAcademic Students of the Week
Congrats Levi and Katie 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
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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Career and College Promise Info Night
FREE college credit! FREE textbooks! FREE transportation!
Are you interested in receiving FREE college credit while still in high school? Career and College Promise allows 11th and 12th grade students to take college courses during the day, evening, or online.McDowell High School will be hosting a Career and College Promise information night on Thursday, February 26 at 6pm in the cafeteria. All interested parents and students should attend.
For more info, contact Julie Padgett at 659-0417.
UPCOMING PARENT CONFERENCES
February 26th from 3:30PM until 6:30PM
Progress Reports will be given out during this time
Please plan on attending to discuss your student's progress with his/her teachers.
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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McDowell TeleHealth (HealtheSchools) Program
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McDowell Tech Back to Work Program