The mission of the Department of Athletics of McDonough High School is to provide an athletic program that helps develop the whole person through education and competition, to stimulate a lasting attitude of discipline, sportsmanship, integrity, leadership, and social responsibility, to promote ethnic and cultural diversity within athletic programs, to insure equal opportunity for all staff and student-athletes, and to make the athletic program an enduring source of pride for the student population, student-athletes, alumni, school staff, and community.
The McDonough High School Athletic Department is to serve our student-athletes, coaches, staff and fans by pursuing excellence through advancement of the following Core Values:.
- Displaying INTEGRITY in every decision and action
- Building and maintaining TRUST with others
- Giving RESPECT to each person we encounter
- Pursuing unity of purpose through TEAMWORK
- Maintaining LOYALTY to student-athletes, co-workers, fans and McDonough High School.
INTEGRITY - TRUST - RESPECT - TEAMWORK – LOYALTY
The vision of the Department of Athletics at McDonough High School is to provide student-athletes an environment that promotes and supports academic, athletic and personal achievement, to field athletic teams to perform at competitive levels in interscholastic competition, to utilize highly qualified coaches, dedicated support staff, and administrative personnel to help individuals become better students, athletes, and citizens, and to prepare student-athletes to make transitions to the next level of participation academically and athletically.