MISD STAAR Results Outpace State and Region 10

McKinney, Texas -  On Friday,  August 7, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released its annual tidal wave of data detailing STAAR campus and district accountability ratings for more than 8,000 Texas public schools. According to TEA, some five million Texas students took more than eight million tests in 2014–2015.

Once you wade through all the numbers, tables and descriptors, what becomes apparent is that McKinney ISD STAAR results continue to outpace the rest of the state and Region 10.

MISD Names New Assistant Principals

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.

Teen Academy Teaches MISD Students Leadership and Offers an Inside Look at McKinney PD

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.

MISD Names Woodard and Sanderson to District Administrative Positions

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.

MISD Earns 2015 Platinum Award from State Comptroller for Financial Transparency

McKinney, Texas - For the sixth year in a row, McKinney ISD has earned the highest possible recognition for financial transparency from the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle.

New Principals Named for MHS, Caldwell Elementary

McKinney, Texas - Gordon Butler has been named the new principal of McKinney High School and Kelly Flowers has been chosen as the new principal of Caldwell Elementary. The McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved the decision at their monthly meeting held Tuesday night at McKinney High School.

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.

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.

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 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.