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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

Project Promise

Project PROMISE is an internship experience designed for high school seniors who have an
interest in pursing further education in a healthcare field. 3 students will be selected for 2nd semester based on an application and interview process.

Attached is the letter, application, and brochure. If interested please complete the application and return to Mrs. Finley in the CTE office. Applications are due November 14, 2016.

Important Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, November 8: Teacher Workday, No School for Students
Friday, November 11: Veterans Day Holiday, No School for Students & Staff

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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Events Photo
Football @ Enka
Date: 10/28/2016
Miss MHS and Miss Titan Scholarship Pageant At EMMS Auditorium
Date: 10/29/2016, 7 PM 10 PM
Location: EMMS Auditorium
End of 1st 9 Weeks Grading Period
Date: 10/31/2016
Department Head Meeting
Date: 11/1/2016, 3:15 PM 4:15 PM
Location: MHS Media Center
Titan Academy Faculty Meeting
Date: 11/2/2016, 3:30 PM 4:30 PM
Location: Robin Greene's Classroom
Basketball (Scrimmage) @ Draughn
Date: 11/5/2016
Date: 11/5/2016, 7:30 AM 1:30 PM
Teacher Workday
Date: 11/8/2016


Graduation #classof2017