Welcome to my ClassroomName: Helen McDonald
"The journey of 1,000 miles begins witha single step."- Lao TzuMy Classroom Mission
My mission is to provide a safe, respectfuland intellectually stimulating environmentwhere students are challenged andempowered to identify personal learninggoals and be sucessful.About Me
I am a graduate of THE Statesville HighSchool, and am so excited to be back!I received my Bachelor of Science degreefrom UNC-Wilmington where I majored inbiology and minored in chemistry andFrench. After university, I worked in thecommercial fishing industry in Alaska forfour years, then transitioned to militaryservice with the US Navy for six years.Prior to coming to SHS, I worked for sixyears in pharmacy both in retail andhospital settings.I coach SHS's swim and track teams.