McKinney, Texas - As summer gives way to the quickly approaching 2015–2016 school year, McKinney ISD administrators are hard at work putting the finishing touches on their summer labors. For several campuses, that has meant hiring a new assistant principal.
McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD has named Jimmy Bowser the new principal of Faubion Middle School. Bowser, who has served as associate principal of McKinney High School for the past three years, will assume his duties next week.
McKinney, Texas - Eight thousand students from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C. two weeks ago for the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference held July 5 – 9. Among the representatives from Texas were four students from McKinney Boyd High School who earned gold medals for their outstanding entries in the conference’s STAR competition events.
McKinney, Texas - On Monday, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced approximately 1,700 additional winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities.
Katherine Procter and Blair Walker, both recent graduates of McKinney Boyd High School are among those recipients. Procter has earned the National Merit Texas A&M University Scholarship, and Walker is the recipient of the National Merit Trinity University Scholarship.
McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD has chosen current Reuben Johnson Elementary Assistant Principal Michelle Baumann as the new principal of that campus. The position was made available recently when longtime Johnson Principal Suzy Woodard became McKinney ISD’s assistant superintendent for learner support.
McKinney, Texas - While many of their peers are soaking up the leisurely days of summer, these kids are getting an inside look at all things law enforcement through the weeklong Teen Academy hosted by the McKinney Police Department. Some are there because they are considering law enforcement as a career. Others are just curious. They’re halfway through the week, and this morning, it’s all about the SWAT team.
McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD has chosen Suzy Woodard and Geoff Sanderson for two recently vacated high-level administrative positions. Woodard has been named Assistant Superintendent for Learner Support, and Sanderson will serve as Chief Program Evaluation Officer. The Board of Trustees approved both decisions on Tuesday night.
McKinney, Texas - Dowell Middle School student Justin Chan was among 64 seventh graders from across the country who have been named 2015 William and Dorothy C. Bevan Scholars by the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) for earning a perfect score on one or more sections of the ACT or SAT.
Justin aced the math section of the SAT with a perfect score of 800.
On Friday, June 5, 2015 approximately 1,600 seniors from McKinney Boyd High School, McKinney High School and McKinney North High School concluded their high school careers when they crossed the stage at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano to become graduates of McKinney ISD.
To each of them, we offer congratulations and best wishes!
McKinney High School Student to Study Arabic in Morocco on U.S. Department of State NSLI-Y Scholarship
McKinney, Texas - Thomas McGowan, a high school student in McKinney, Texas, has been awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship for 2015-16. Thomas will study Arabic in Morocco for the Summer.