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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

Graduation 2017 Ticket Information

The number of #graduation2017 tickets per Senior has not yet been determined. Details are still being finalized for Graduation 2017 due to field construction that will interfere with this year's graduation. More information will be released soon.

2017-2018 MHS Teacher of the Year, Ms. Freida Burleson

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 McDowell High School Teacher of the Year, Ms. Freida Burleson!
Math teacher, Ms. Burleson, works with countless students to make sure they graduate and move on to the next steps of their lives. She guides students to be their best and encouraging them to take ownership of their education. She makes learning personal and relevant to her students and cares tremendously about each and everyone of them. Thank you Ms. Burleson for all you do! We're #titanproud of you!

Students Earn Certifications

Congrats to these students who have earned Microsoft Office Specialist Word Certification through Certiport. "Certiport is dedicated to helping people excel and succeed through certification. Our globally recognized credentials are aimed at enhancing individual productivity, marketability, and value." Top Row (left to right): Preston L, Caden D, Alexa P, Katelyn S, Mary V, Hannah C, Maryn S, Toby D, Torreon S, Morgan P
Bottom Row (left to right): Peyton W, Erick R, Adrian C, Andrew E, Michael W, Christian G. McDowell County CTE McDowell County Schools #titanproud #careerready

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Events

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Golf Conference Tournament @ Maggie Valley GC
Date: 4/24/2017
Soccer @ Erwin
Date: 4/24/2017
Baseball @ AC Reynolds
Date: 4/25/2017
Planning Period Faculty Meeting in Media Center
Date: 4/25/2017
Location: Media Center
Softball @ AVL
Date: 4/25/2017
Baseball (Home) with RS Central
Date: 4/26/2017
Soccer @ AVL
Date: 4/26/2017
Softball (Home) with RS Central
Date: 4/26/2017

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