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Reminder: Schedule your parent-teacher conference on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Students do not report to school that day.

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Welcome to McGavock High School

Message from the Principal

Welcome to McGavock, Home of the Raiders and The Best School in Town! Thank you for visiting our Big Mac Website. My name is Robbin Wall and I have the distinct pleasure of being the Executive Principal of this Nationally Recognized "MODEL" Academy High School. Our commitment to continuous improvement academically and strong partnerships with families, community, and area business partners provide us with the foundation that we need as we strive to help every student succeed. Read the full message.

News and Events
NEW-Letter Regarding Ebola and the Enterovirus D68
November 5th is School Choice Day for all 8th and 9th grade MNPS students.
Seniors: November 1st is the deadline to apply for the Tennessee Promise scholarship--that's two years of college for free!
Fifth  Annual Wall Bowl is Thursday, October 30, at 7:00pm
Congratulations to the McGavock Band and Drama Department!
Bowling Team wins big against Maplewood--25-2 Boys; 27-0 Girls!

Common Core Literacy Focus (#3 and #5): #3 - Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of events, including order points are made, how they're introduced, and developed and the connections between them. #5 - Analyze in detail how an author's ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences, paragraphs, or larger portions of text.

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Academy Highlights

  • McGavock student-run business Teen Safety Enterprises, created "DNT TXT N DRV" key chains. The business has raised enough funds to give all 6,000 juniors a key chain.
  • The CSI team at McGavock placed first in state for criminal justice, CSI, extemporaneous speaking, and community service as well as placed third in the national competition.
  • McGavock teams snagged two of the three national winning spots in the National Park's Expression of Freedom Video Competition.
  • Engineering students collaborated with NASA through the Hunch Program to create hardware for the space station.
McGavock By the Numbers
  • Graduation rate increased by 21.5%
  • Daily attendance rate at 94%
  • $3 million in scholarship awarded to the 2013 graduation class
  • 249 active PENCIL Academy Partnerships
  • $2.3 million one year community investment, 31,435 volunteer hours

McGavock offers unique programs

McGavock offers the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education program. This program was formed by the University of Cambridge in England.

McGavock also offers the AVID program. The AVID program aims to turn students in the academic middle into high achieving, college-bound individuals.