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                               709 Lovelady Rd. NE                                
Valdese, NC 286908
               828-879-4200 (phone) 828-879-4201 (fax)           
Principal:  Pat Draughn


  Live Band Concert 12/18

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 Burke County Public Schools

BCPS Mission Statement
The mission of Burke County Public Schools is to educate diverse learners, nurture their potentials, and empower them to be competitive, successful, and productive citizens.

BCPS Vision Statement
Burke County Public Schools, a world-class model of exemplary education, inspires students to be life-long learners who can compete successfully on the global stage and contribute to their community as productive citizens.

 Complaint Policy

The staff of Jimmy C. Draughn High School is committed to listening and understanding questions and concerns from our parents and community.  It is our goal to resolve issues in a timely manner. Please see the Board of Education Policy (1742) on Responding to Complaints.  Do not hesitate to contact the school if there are questions or concerns.

 Draughn High School


DHS Mission Statement

Discovering purpose through memorable experiences


DHS Vision Statement


DHS Students will graduate with a sense of pride and fulfillment and the direction to achieve their potential. ​




 DHS Alma Mater

by Renee Shatley, Choral Director
Lift our voices as we rise,
Swell the chorus to Draughn High.
Proud to show our Black and Gold,
Moving forward, brave and bold.
Binding friendships that are true.
Wildcats, hail to thee.
No matter where our paths may roam,
we will sing of dear ol’ Draughn.
Upcoming Events
12/22/2014 12:00 AM   Holidays - No School 
12/22/2014 4:00 PM   Basketball vs. Patton 
12/23/2014 12:00 AM   Holidays - No School 
12/24/2014 12:00 AM   Holidays - No School 
12/25/2014 12:00 AM   Holidays - No School 
12/26/2014 12:00 AM   Holidays - No School 
12/29/2014 12:00 AM   Holidays - No School 
12/29/2014 4:00 PM   Basketball Christmas Tournament 
Women's (Patton, Avery, Highland Tech, Draughn) Men's (Patton,Highland Tech, Draughn, N Gaston )
12/30/2014 12:00 AM   Wrestling Adam Benson Duals @ East Burke  
Time TBA
12/30/2014 12:00 AM   Wrestling Conference Match vs. East Burke 
Time TBA
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