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.

MISD 2015 National Merit Finalists and National Achievement Finalist Announced

McKinney, Texas - Seniors Katherine Procter, Haven Trahan and Blair Walker from McKinney Boyd High School along with Aaron Mead from McKinney North High School have been named National Merit Scholarship Finalists, and Stephanie Ohagi from McKinney High School is a National Achievement Scholarship Finalist.

SAT Blitz Camp #4 Scheduled for April 29 & 30

McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD is pleased to offer its fourth scheduled SAT preparation “Blitz Camp” for 2014-2015. As always, the camp will be delivered in two afternoon sessions and will take place at all three MISD high schools.
 

MISD Law Enforcement Students Win at Regional, Look Ahead to State Competition

McKinney, Texas - The McKinney High School and McKinney Boyd High School Law Enforcement Explorer Clubs hosted a Regional Explorer Competition at McKinney Boyd High School on March 21 that put students’ burgeoning law enforcement skills to the test in eight possible police response scenarios. Now, five MISD teams are headed to state.

Press Principal Paige Hanks Announces Retirement

McKinney, Texas - Long time McKinney ISD administrator Paige Hanks has announced her plan to retire at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. Hanks has served as principal of Press Elementary for the past two years, but the impact of her leadership has been felt at several campuses across the district since her arrival in 2001.

MHS Principal Logan Faris Announces Resignation

McKinney, Texas - Dr. Logan Faris, principal of McKinney High School, has announced his intent to resign at the end of the 2014-2015 school year and accept a new position as Executive Director of Secondary Education in Northwest ISD.

MHS and Finch Elementary are Building the Future of MISD Robotics

McKinney, Texas - Operating a robot is not as easy as it seems, and the efforts of the Finch Elementary 2nd graders gathered around the mini “robot arena” in Pam McBride’s classroom at McKinney High School are keeping Ancel Furlow busy.

Pryor and Parr Named 2015 MISD Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year

McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD teachers and administrators gathered with family, friends and community members at Eldorado Country Club on Thursday night for the annual 2015 Teacher of the Year Dinner to honor the district’s Campus Teachers of the Year and to announce the district’s Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year.

McClure's Christy Johnson is Region 10 School Nurse of the Year

McKinney, Texas - Christy Johnson is too down to earth to seek out accolades for the work she does as the school nurse at McClure Elementary. But, her outstanding service at that campus has garnered recognition anyway. Johnson has been named the 2015 Region 10 School Nurse of the Year by the Texas School Nurses Organization.

MISD Launches All-New misdGO Mobile App

McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD leapt to the forefront of school communications in 2011 when it introduced misdGO, one of the most comprehensive k-12 mobile apps in the country at that time. Now, an all-new version of misdGO is available that offers students, parents and teachers even better on-the-go access to all things MISD