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Registration 2017-2018 Information

*Application for Peer Helping (Online Application)
*Application for Media and Computer Tech (Online Application)

*Advanced Manufacturing (Printable Application).

*Applications for PGC can be found in the Student Services office and are due by Feb. 22nd.

*CTE Career Clusters

*All registration cards are due to 1st period teachers on Feb. 10th.

*If students have questions regarding their concentration, they need to see their counselor or Mrs. Croymans.

*Students need to meet with their Math, English, History, and Science teachers for advisement on courses.

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

Our Core Values:

  • 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 will be equipped with credentials that will give them an advantage and empower them in the job market.
  • Education is a shared community responsibility.

News & Announcements

Harold Smith Charitable Trust Scholarship

William Harold Smith -4 Year College

The William Harold Smith Educational Trust was established to provide financial assistance to students who are graduating from McDowell High School and are accepted into a post-secondary institution.

Criteria for Award: Financial need, character and reputation, scholastic achievement (3.0 gpa minimum), & participation in school, community and church activities.

To apply: Applications are available in the counseling office. Award is renewable

Deadline: April 5, 2017

GEARUP Information

Parents and Students check out the GEARUP Grade-level newsletters (by clicking on headline above). Some great info @GEARUPNC

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Events Photo
NJROTC Navy Ball
Date: 2/25/2017
Odyssey of the Mind Competition
Date: 2/25/2017
Jostens 10th grade meeting
Date: 2/27/2017, 8:20 AM 9 AM
ACT Testing
Date: 2/28/2017 3/10/2017
Planning Period Faculty Meeting in Media Center
Date: 2/28/2017
Location: Media Center
Titan Academy Faculty Meeting
Date: 3/1/2017, 3:30 PM 4:30 PM
Location: Robin Greene's Classroom
Department Head Meeting
Date: 3/7/2017, 3:15 PM 4:15 PM
Location: MHS Media Center
Career and College Promise Night and Junior Transition Night
Date: 3/9/2017, 6 PM 8 PM


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