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Letter to the Class of 2020

Graduating Class of 2020,
         First, I want to let you know that all the MCS graduating Classes of 2020 WILL be provided the “traditional” graduation ceremony at a LATER date when it is deemed SAFE and we are allowed to do so in accordance with all state and local health guidelines. Click the link ( to View document for important information to guide you in preparation for receipt of your diploma.
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Class of 2020 Tribute Live Stream Event

As we continue to honor and celebrate our Class of 2020, on June 1, 2020, beginning at 8:20PM, we will be live streaming a Class of 2020 tribute on our MHS YouTube channel ( This Virtual Only Event will include: 

8:20PM: Illuminate MHS: our stadium lights (20:20 military time)
Around 8:40PM-9PM: Class of 2020 #BetheLight Luminary Tribute

Join the #BeTheLight movement across the Nation as we celebrate the Class of 2020 graduates and honor them by turning on your porch light to recognize each of our seniors at 8:20PM. This tribute will celebrate our seniors for their accomplishments.

This Class of 2020 tribute is a VIRTUAL ONLY event, so make sure you tune into our YouTube channel on June 1, 2020 beginning @ 8:20PM.
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Senior Cap & Gown and Graduation Supplies Pick-up

Jostens will be at MHS in the front circle on May 12 from 10am -3pm for you to pick up your graduation cap & gown and any other supplies you ordered. If you received a postcard, last week, please make your payment before this time, or have correct change or money order available on the day of pick up. If you ordered late (last 2 weeks), your order will likely not be available on this day. You will be notified of an alternate date of delivery.
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Early Chromebook and Owed Fees Collection (Seniors Only)

Attention SENIORS: We will be offering you a chance to take care of turning in your Chromebook, MHS library books, and paying any owed library, Chromebook, and/or other MHS fees EARLY, so that you can have all this taken care of before the drive-thru Presentation of Diplomas. More info by clicking the title.
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Have you had a decrease in household income? Apply/Reapply for Free & Reduced Lunch

If you have children enrolled at McDowell High School and your family has had a decrease in your household income due to COVID-19, please apply/reapply for free or reduced priced school meals: you can access the link by going to

Applying for free or reduced priced meals is not only a benefit to our families and students but also helps us extend additional resources to our schools.
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