Mount Tabor High School
Mount Tabor High School
342 Petree Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Phone: (336) 703-6700
Fax: (336) 774-4606
Website: Mount Tabor High School
Hours: 8:55 am – 3:40 pm
Principal: Ed Weiss
Assistant Principal: Brad Royal
Assistant Principal: Suzanne Hanna
Assistant Principal: Stephawn Kee
Assistant Principal: Brooke Preslar
Mount Tabor High School History
Mount Tabor High School was dedicated in 1965 and opened in the fall of 1966 to serve grades 9-12. During the reorganization of all schools in 1971, Mt. Tabor was designated a high school for students in grades 9-10. In 1984, Mt. Tabor High returned to 9-12 status. Each organizational change brought on a different focus in curriculum, material/supplies, athletics, and the needs of students.
Today, Mt. Tabor is home to over 1,800 students of diverse backgrounds, continuing to excel academically, artistically, and athletically.
Mount Tabor High School Academic Departments
At Mount Tabor High School, there are several academic departments with a large variety of classes to choose from. To see information about each specific department, click on the department name on the left. Each page also has a list of teachers within the department, the subjects they teach, and an email address where they can be reached.
Mount Tabor High School Arts Department
The Arts Department at Mount Tabor combines Music, Art, Band, Dance, Orchestra and Theatre Arts. These programs all are consistent award winners as exemplified by Superior ratings in competition for Band, Orchestra, Music and Theatre Arts as well as several Gold Key awards in Art. These programs enhance a student’s creativity and boost self confidence, while giving them a chance to work in a positive shared environment.
Mount Tabor High School Career and Technical Education Department
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Department is composed of 3 smaller units: Business and Marketing, Family and Consumer Sciences and Technology. We offer a vast assortment of electives to fit the needs and interests of all students.
- Business and Marketing: Computer Applications 1 & 2, Accounting 1 & 2(HN), Digital Communication Systems, Business Law, Business Advanced Studies (student run Allegacy Credit Union), Marketing, (HN)Strategic Marketing, Sports and Entertainment Marketing 1 & 2, Fashion Merchandising, and Marketing Co-op.
- FACS: Foods 1, Apparel and Development 1 & 2, Interior Design 1 & 2, LIFE, Parenting and Child Development, Teen Living, and Advanced Studies.
- Technology: Fundamentals of Technology, Drafting 1 & 2, Communication Systems, Structural Systems
Mount Tabor High School English Department
The English Department at Mount Tabor consists fourteen teachers who are all passionate about English. By working collaboratively within the department, each teacher maintains a high standard for his or her classes that the students will carry with them from year to year. The goal of the English department is to prepare students with the skills and knowledge they will need to be successful in this 21st century.
Mount Tabor High School Exceptional Children Department
The Exceptional Children’s department at Mount Tabor is a unique program who serves identified students throughout the school year. Our teachers work collaboratively with each student’s teachers.
Mount Tabor High School Foreign Language Department
The Foreign Language Department offers many options for language studies including; Spanish, French, German and Latin
Mount Tabor High School Health and Physical Education Department
Life Management Skills is a semester long course typically taken by incoming freshman and is a requirement for graduation. Life Skills was developed to teach students about the importance of good character, role models, goal setting, responsible and healthy relationships, personal health, citizenship, financial management, and the tools and skills needed for success in high school and the years to follow.
The Physical Education Staff is looking forward to this school year and in helping your children become physically educated. We are very proud of our Physical Education program at Tabor and the part it plays in the total high school educational experience. The aim of the Physical Education program is to develop the total fitness of young men and young women. This year, a major emphasis will be on the development of skills in the many individual and dual sports and on activities that can become valuable recreational assets that help promote total fitness in adult life. We also believe that it is the behavior of students, which takes place after school (and at home) which has the greatest influence on a students’ health and fitness. Therefore, we ask that the parents help us achieve our goals by offering healthy meals, promoting physical activity and modeling a healthy lifestyle. Together we can help your child become a healthy and active teen and adult.
Mount Tabor High School JROTC Department
The Mt Tabor Spartan Jrotc Battalion has a mission to help student become better citizens. We teach History, the Constitution, First Aid, Health and Fitness, Map Reading, and Drill and Ceremony. All JROTC activities are voluntary meaning that a cadet can make an “A” in class and not participate in any of the activities. JROTC actively participates with the following teams: Drill Team, Color Guard, Rifle Team, Raider Team, Academic Team, and Leadership Team (Last year this team won an expense paid trip to Washington DC) Every year JROTC participates in numerous service learning activites, JROTC supports all varsity home football games with VIP Parking and a Color Guard, JROTC supports varsity home basketball games with a color guard and we support the PTSA when requested with a Cadet Color Guard.
Mount Tabor High School Math Department
The Mt. Tabor Math Department boasts 13 dedicated professionals who love working with the students at Mt. Tabor. The department has several Nationally Board Certified teachers and has over 100 years of service teaching all levels of High School Mathematics.
Mount Tabor High School Science Department
The Science Department at Mount Tabor consists of a team of dedicated, highly qualified professionals with a combination of thirty plus years in teaching. We meet monthly, and collaborate daily to meet the learning needs of the Mount Tabor community. The following courses are offered: Earth and Environmental Science, Advanced Placement Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Global Science Issues, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Physics. The state of North Carolina requires students to attain four credit hours in science upon graduation.
Mount Tabor High School Social Studies Department
The Social Studies department at Mount Tabor is comprised of thirteen talented teachers who teach many aspects of history. Mount Tabor offers both courses required to meet graduation requirements in North Carolina as well as elective courses.
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