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Welcome to McDowell High School, Home of the Titans!

We are looking forward to an awesome 2019-2020 School Year! 


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Yearbook Sales


Yearbook Sales...Stop by Andy Ferguson's Room or email him for questions.

Principal Edwin Spivey selected as 2019-2020 McDowell County Schools Principal of the Year

Edwin H. Spivey III, principal of McDowell High, has been selected by his colleagues as the 2019-2020 Principal of the Year for McDowell County Schools. Spivey was humbled at the news: “It is an honor to be selected as Principal of the Year by my fellow principals whom I admire and respect, and I am very proud to represent McDowell High and McDowell County Schools.” (Read More by clicking title)

Connect McDowell Initiative


A volunteer group of industry and community leaders is looking to connect all of McDowell through technology.

Nearly two-thirds of McDowell County’s population either has inadequate internet connections or have to balance usage with the fear of extra fees. Many simply have no internet access at all. The McDowell Broadband Action Team (McBAT) has a plan to make that dream of connectivity a reality. Click the title to access more info.

Career and College Promise Path Opens Opportunities for Students


MHS has #opportunities via community #partnerships...Candace and Zoe graduated from MHS on June 7, will transfer to UNCW and Western Carolina University respectively this fall with associate degrees from @McDowellTechCC through the Career and College Promise program. Full story via McDowell News @

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Events Photo
Date: 11/14/2019
Annual Military Inspection
Date: 11/19/2019
Planning Period Faculty Meetings
Date: 11/19/2019, 8 AM 3 PM
No School-Teacher Workday
Date: 11/27/2019
No School-Holiday
Date: 11/28/2019
No School-Holiday
Date: 11/29/2019
MTSS Meeting
Date: 12/3/2019, 3:10 PM 4:10 PM
Location: McDowell High School-1-Downstairs Innovation Arena (100)
Appalachian Potters Market
Date: 12/7/2019


Graduation Countdown #classof2020