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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


Pink Out Night Football Game October 7
Shirts are $12
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Graduation 2016 Video Now Available

The OFFICIAL MHS Graduation 2016 Video is NOW available by clicking link. The video also includes the Elementary Schools Senior Walk segment and other Graduation memories. ‪#‎titanproud‬ ‪#‎titansgraduate2016‬ ‪#‎wearemcdowell‬ ‪#‎mcdowellinspires‬ @mcdowell590

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JVFootball (Home) with N. Buncombe
Date: 9/29/2016
WTennis (Home) with AC Reynolds
Date: 9/29/2016
Volleyball (Home) with N. Buncombe
Date: 9/29/2016, 5 PM 7 PM
Football @ N. Buncombe
Date: 9/30/2016
#classof2020 Commitment to Graduate Ceremony
Date: 9/30/2016, 1:35 PM 2:35 PM
Location: MHS Stadium
Date: 10/1/2016, 7:30 AM 1:30 PM
1st Nine week Grading Period Progress Reports Go Home
Date: 10/3/2016
MHS Pink Out Cheer Camp
Date: 10/3/2016, 3:30 PM 6 PM


Graduation #classof2017