MISD School Board Officers Named

McKinney, Texas -  The McKinney ISD Board of Trustees named new officers during an annual reorganization of duties at their regular Board meeting Tuesday night. Amy Dankel was named President, Bobby Amick was named Vice-President and Lynn Sperry was named Secretary.

Boyd Government Teacher Randy Bilyeu Selected for C-SPAN Fellowship

WASHINGTON (June 16, 2014) - The C-SPAN Education Foundation has named Randy Bilyeu, a government teacher at McKinney Boyd High School one of three recipients of C-SPAN’s 2014 Teacher Fellowship Program. This highly selective national program is offered to teachers who demonstrate creative use of C-SPAN programming in their teaching.

Janzen and Camp Named MISD Coaches of the Year

McKinney, Texas - A pair of coaches who have transformed their schools’ volleyball programs were recently named the 2013-14 Coaches of the Year by the McKinney Independent School District. Kellie Janzen of Dowell Middle School and McKinney High School’s Jessica Camp were honored at ceremonies at their respective campuses last week.

MISD Earns Platinum Award from State Comptroller for Financial Transparency

McKinney, Texas - For the fifth straight year, McKinney ISD has earned the highest recognition possible from the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle and is one of only 54 of Texas’ 1,024 public school districts who have achieved that honor thus far in 2014.

MISD, City of McKinney Team up for Emergency Preparedness

McKinney, Texas - The McKinney Independent School District, in coordination with the City of McKinney’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM), is participating in America’s PrepareAthon!, a nationwide, community-based campaign for action to increase emergency preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions and exercises.

MISD Offers Additional Practical Parent Education Classes

McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD is pleased to announce that the district has added additional sessions to its schedule of free Practical Parent Education classes. The new classes will be held at Wolford Elementary and will run from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Dr. Jennifer Peirson Takes the Reins at McKinney Boyd High School

McKinney, Texas -  Dr. Jennifer Peirson has been chosen as the new principal of McKinney Boyd High School, and the decision was approved by the McKinney ISD Board of Trustees during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday night.

2014 Senior Tour Offers McKinney Senior Adults an Inside look at MHS and Faubion Middle School

McKinney, Texas -  Some McKinney High School and Faubion Middle School students were surprised to look up from their assignments last Thursday and find a parade of senior adults strolling by.

MEF STAR Award Offers a Chance for Parents and Kids to Honor Teachers

McKinney, Texas - In light of all that they do and what they mean to our students, the McKinney Education Foundation (MEF) has created an award that gives parents and students an opportunity to recognize and thank inspiring teachers.

With City Grant, MISD Offers Free Parenting Classes to the Community

McKinney, Texas -  McKinney ISD is pleased to announce that it will be offering free Practical Parent Education classes to the McKinney community at large beginning this month. The expanded community classes have been made possible by a City of McKinney Community Support Grant and run from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Mondays starting February 10 and continuing through June 23.