MISD Athletic Director Shawn Pratt Elected Vice-President of Texas High School Athletic Director Association

McKinney, Texas - Offering testimony to the personal and professional respect he’s earned among his colleagues around the state, McKinney ISD Director of Athletics Shawn Pratt has been elected to serve as vice-president of the Texas High School Athletic Directors Association (THSADA).

MISD Earns Recognition from Texas Comptroller for Financial Transparency

McKinney, Texas - Once again, McKinney ISD is at the forefront of financial transparency among school districts. MISD is one of the first eight school districts in Texas to earn the Transparency Star Award in the area of Traditional Finances from state Comptroller Glenn Hegar.

Evans Principal Todd Young Chosen as MISD Senior Director of CTE

McKinney, Texas - When the first day of school arrives on Monday, Aug. 22, it will mark the first time in 12 years that Evans Middle School Principal Todd Young will not be on hand to greet students when they return from summer break—the first time since the school opened, in fact.

MISD School Board Names New Officers for 2016-2017

McKinney, Texas -  The McKinney ISD Board of Trustees named new officers at their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 21. Bobby Amick was named President, Curtis Rippee was named Vice-President and Stephanie O’Dell was named Secretary.

Update: Construction Projects at North, Malvern and Reuben Johnson Press on Toward August Completion

McKinney, Texas - With the rain apparently behind us and the Texas heat upon us, construction continues on the expansion and renovation projects at McKinney North High School, Malvern Elementary and Reuben Johnson Elementary.

MISD Teachers of the Year will be Riding in Style for the Next 12 Months Courtesy of El Dorado Chevy Mazda

McKinney, Texas (May 25, 2016) - As she eases into the black leather driver’s seat of a brand new Chevy Camaro, McKinney ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year Carol Winters says with a laugh, “I chose something that I wouldn’t normally drive.

Aiming High: Five MHS Engineering Students Take a Shot at 2016 Rocketry Challenge National Finals, Earn Berth at 2017 NASA Student Launch

McKinney, Texas - With a storm rolling in and conditions deteriorating rapidly, Mitchell Palmer adjusted his grip on the umbrella and held it out away from his body to shield the small rocket his teammates were urgently attending to.

The Flying Lions from McKinney High School sat in second place going into the final round of the Team America Rocketry Challenge national competition on May 14. They’d bested some 700 other teams from across the country to get here. Now, they had 24 remaining teams to beat and one more launch to do it.

McKinney Boyd Claims Title in 3rd Annual MISD Battle of the Blues Physics Olympics

McKinney, Texas - Last Thursday, 15 teams representing McKinney ISD’s three high schools gathered at McKinney High School for the 3rd annual battle of wits and creativity that is the MISD “Battle of the Blues” Physics Olympics.

AP Holly Rogers is New Principal of Dowell Middle School

McKinney, Texas - Summer will bring new responsibilities in familiar surroundings for Holly Rogers as she settles into her new role as principal of Dowell Middle School.

Rogers, who has served as an assistant principal at Dowell for the past three years, has been chosen to lead the middle school campus of nearly 1,200 students, and the McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved the decision Tuesday night.

MISD Offers Summer PSAT Prep for Rising Sophomores and Juniors

McKinney, Texas - In June, McKinney ISD is offering the 2016 installment of its annual MISD PSAT Rising Junior and Rising Sophomores Preparation Program for MISD students who will be juniors or sophomores in 2016–2017. The program is aimed at helping these students reach even higher achievement on the 2016 PSAT/NMSQT that will be administered by the district in October.

The summer prep classes will focus on strategies and skills in critical reading, math problem solving and writing.