North Takes Title in 2nd Annual Battle of the Blues Physics Olympics

McKinney, Texas - After an epic battle of wits, creativity and engineering acumen known as the 2015 McKinney ISD “Battle of the Blues” Physics Olympics, McKinney North High School wrested the victor’s trophy away from defending champs McKinney Boyd High School in the second annual competition held at McKinney High School on Friday, May 15.

Board Approves Dr. Melinda DeFelice as MISD Assistant Superintendent for Student Services

McKinney, Texas - Dr. Melinda DeFelice has been chosen as the new Assistant Superintendent for Student Services for McKinney ISD. The Board of Trustees approved the decision at their regular monthly work study meeting on Tuesday, May 19.

SJMS Rocketry Team Competes at TARC National Finals

McKinney, Texas - Under heavy skies, the rocket burst off the launchpad in a sudden flash of smoke and flame, hissing skyward until it disappeared into the fog that blanketed The Plains, Virginia on the morning of May 9.

MISD Recognizes Distinguished Students

On May 7, McKinney ISD teachers, parents and administrators gathered at Eldorado Country Club for the 2015 Distinguished Student Awards Dinner to recognize 45 MISD seniors who exemplify the very best of our school district.

New Car! Eldorado Motors Comes Through for Teachers of the Year

McKinney, TX - When Minshew Elementary 1st grade teacher Jeremy Pryor and McKinney Boyd High School calculus teacher Allen Parr were announced as the MISD Elementary Teacher of the Year and the MISD Secondary Teacher of the Year last month, it was a tremendous honor and a significant professional milestone for each of them.

Faubion Teacher and Student Win D/FW Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest

McKinney, Texas - Faubion Middle School 6th grader Tanushree (Shree) Chandran walked into Debbie Bennett’s ELAR class, sat down and began taking out her things. She scanned the board for any pressing instructions, and her gaze came to rest on the words, “Writing Opportunity.”

2015-2016 MISD Cheerleading Results

McKinney, TX - The 2015-2016 Cheerleading Results:

Caldwell Principal Chris Clark to Lead Press Elementary in 2015 - 2016

McKinney, Texas - “We are excited about the opportunity that Chris Clark brings to the table as the new leader of Press Elementary,” said McKinney ISD Superintendent Dr. Rick McDaniel. “Chris has demonstrated tremendous leadership skill while at Caldwell, and many of the programs that he has implemented during his tenure are also in place at Press.”

Board Approves Dr. Dan White as new Director of Fine Arts

McKinney, Texas - The McKinney Independent School District has chosen Dan White, Ph.D., to lead the district’s fine arts department. The McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved the decision Tuesday night.

MHS Hosts Annual MISD/Raytheon LASER Competition

McKinney, TX — On Friday, April 17, McKinney High School hosted the 5th annual high school LASER (Leadership and Science Ensure Results) competition to wrap up another successful year of partnership with Raytheon through McKinney ISD physics classes.