McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD is pleased to offer its second fall SAT-PSAT “Blitz Camp” on December 4 & 5 at each of the three McKinney ISD high school campuses. Blitz Camp #2 is the second of five camps scheduled for the 2013-2014 school year.
McKinney, Texas - Torchmark Corporation, a long-time supporter of MISD, held a career day event last week to give students the chance to explore how various careers funnel into a large corporation and to impart some wisdom that may help them navigate their future options.
Joli Barker recognized as global leader in using technology to transform education
McKinney, Texas - Last week, Evans Middle School Principal Todd Young, AVID Teacher/Coordinator Wendy Dutton and MISD Coordinator of Advanced Academics Marita Cleaver sat expectantly in the Evans library across from a two-member AVID validation team as they awaited the results of a day-long AVID evaluation of the campus.
McKinney, Texas - Sándor Szenczy, Dr. Béla Szilágyi and István Czuppon represent a benevolent organization that oversees and operates 44 schools in their home country of Hungary. They spent most of the day on Friday, November 1 touring McKinney High School and Webb Elementary School with Superintendent Dr. J.D. Kennedy and Deputy Superintendent Mary Clark. The Hungarian trio has made several trips to the U.S. in recent years to establish educational partnerships and to learn more about the public school system in Texas.
McKinney, Texas - Through their work in the Functional Academics Classroom at Evans Middle School, a group of 8th grade PALS students are challenging the stereotype that teenagers are all about “me.”
McKinney, Texas - Three McKinney North High School students got a bird’s eye view of the North Homecoming pre-game festivities at Ron Poe Stadium Friday night when they took part in a McKinney ISD Aviation flyover.
McKinney, Texas - The smack of wood striking wood reverberated throughout the 6th grade halls of Dowell Middle School on Friday, October 25 as students operated miniature wooden catapults called “statapults” to explore physics and engineering alongside volunteers from Raytheon.
McKinney, Texas - U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) recently congratulated 52 newly selected members of the 2013-2014 Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC). Among those selected are McKinney High School juniors Hollis Meachum and Brennan Stewart.
McKinney, Texas - Read Across McKinney partnered with McKinney ISD for the first time this year and invited bestselling author Vanessa Diffenbaugh to McKinney Boyd High School on Friday, October 18 to talk with a group of 150 Boyd and Faubion Middle School AVID and PALS students about the writing process, her journey as a writer and her passion for helping foster kids.