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⚠️COVID-19 Information⚠️

Seniors

Welcome to McDowell High School, Home of the Titans! We are honoring our #Classof2020!

MHS is honoring our #classof2020 Seniors. Every school day @ 3:41PM, beginning May 1, 2020, we will feature and honor 20 of our seniors for 20 seconds each. This time symbolizes the 341 MHS Seniors graduating this year. #MHSStrongerTogether

 
 

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News & Announcements

Summer Hours Now in Effect

Summer

Monday-Thursday, 8AM-3PM by appointment only
Friday: Closed
Contact us @ 828.652.7920 or email us @ mhshelp@mcdowell.k12.nc.us

Drivers Education Information for Rising 9th Graders

Hello rising 9th graders, you have finally reached the grade driver education begins. Classes will start in July online. Students will take the class oldest to youngest throughout the 2020-2021 school year. I have already sent out emails to students who are scheduled to begin the class on July 6th. If you were born before October 10th, 2005 you should have received an email from me with subject line Driver Education. It is your responsibility to follow the directions in the email if you want to take driver education.

For the students that have already taken the classroom portion for driver education, we are still waiting for guidance from the governor as to when we can resume the driving portion. Please know, I check with the state weekly and know this is very frustrating for your child. As soon as I get the green light for the driving to resume we will start immediately.

Thanks
Thomas Young
Driver Education Coordinator
Thomas.young@mcdowell.k12.nc.us

Chromebook Information for 9th-11th graders

Chromebook

Due to current COVID protocols, the district will be allowing 9th-11th grade students to hang onto their school-issued Chromebook until the start of the 2020-2021 school year in August. Please follow these recommended maintenance guidelines over the summer:
Keep your Chromebook charged on a regular basis.
Try to keep it updated
Store your Chromebook and charger in a safe location when not in use.

If you experience any technical issues over the summer with your device, you may visit bit.ly/mhstechhelp for more information about how to reach tech support.

Rising 12th Grader Vaccine Information

Attention Parents/Guardians of rising 12th graders:

Effective August, 1, 2020, a booster dose to protect against meningococcal disease is required for adolescents entering the 12th grade. Please contact your child's medical provider or the Health Department to find out if your child is up to date or if they need this vaccine before the start of the new school year.

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Events

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Teacher Workday
Date: 8/11/2020
Teacher Workday: MCS Professional Development Day
Date: 8/12/2020
Teacher Workday: MCS Professional Development Day
Date: 8/13/2020
Teacher Workday
Date: 8/14/2020
First Day of 2020-2021 School Year
Date: 8/17/2020
School Pictures - Faculty, 9th-11th
Date: 9/3/2020
Senior Makeup Pictures
Date: 9/16/2020

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Congrats Class of 2020! We're #titanproud!