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Yearbook Sales

Yearbook Sales...Stop by Andy Ferguson's Room or email him andrew.ferguson@mcdowell.k12.nc.us for questions.
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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)
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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.
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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 @ https://www.mcdowellnews.com/news/mcdowell-students-excel-through-career-and-college-promise-program/article_3ca79c0a-892e-11e9-b35b-572ba4e3ec32.html
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Titan Students Participate in Nine High School Choral Festival

Recently, Fifteen of our Titan Chorus students took a trip to Lenoir Rhyne University for a one day choral festival. These students participated with eight other area high schools, as well as, the University's singers/instrumentalists. This was the first time most of our students had ever had an opportunity to sing with 200+ other singers!!

Join them on May 29 for their end of year concert @ 7:00PM in the MHS Chorus room! Congrats students on your accomplishment! We're #titanproud.
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CTE Students Place in State SkillsUSA Competition

McDowell High School students were very successful at the Skills USA competition in Greensboro this week. Over 2,000 students were competing from NC high schools. Students had to prepare a resume, take a test, interview, and complete a project or scenario based on the event. We are #titanproud of the state winners from MHS are: (Click title to read more)
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Upcoming Back to School Events

We are looking forward to seeing you soon for the start of the 2019-2020 School Year!
*August 13 & 15: 9th Grade Academy Open House from 4PM-7PM (Academy Building Only)
*August 22: MHS All Grade Levels Open House from 4PM-7PM; 9th Grade or NEW to MHS Chromebook Face2Face Orientation (4PM-6PM) -or- 9th Grade/New to MHS FastTrack Pickup (2PM-6:30PM) (Pre-Registration Required for Chromebook Face2Face Orientation or FastTrack Pickup) Pre-Register @: http://bit.ly/MHS2019CBREG
*August 23: 9th Grade or NEW to MHS Chromebook FastTrack Pickup ONLY (10AM-12PM); Pre-Registration Required @ http://bit.ly/MHS2019CBREG
*August 26: First Day of School for Students @ 7:55AM
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