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.
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.
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.
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
McKinney, Texas - Wednesday, Feb. 18 marked the 2015 McKinney ISD Senior Tour, the fourth such annual opportunity for McKinney senior adults to take an inside look at programs offered at the elementary, middle and high school levels as well as to meet students, teachers and administrators who make it all happen each day in MISD. Along the way, they shared stories and laughter and marveled at how far things have come.
McKinney, Texas - The McKinney ISD Board of Trustees and district officials are currently in the process of adjusting the district’s middle school attendance zones.
The boundary adjustment process is guided by several key principles: Move the fewest number of students possible, relieve crowding at Cockrill Middle School and Evans Middle School, maximize capacity and resources at Dowell Middle School and Faubion Middle School, maintain the Board’s ongoing commitment to socio-economic diversity throughout the district and provide room for growth at Scott Johnson Middle School.
McKinney, Texas - "Although it is not a business, it operates with high business standards. And the impact it has on businesses in our area is the quality of workforce that it produces year after year…It is my distinct honor to recognize McKinney Independent School District as the Outstanding Business of the Year.”
McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD is pleased to announce that the district is offering spring semester sessions of its free Practical Parent Education classes. The classes will be held at Wolford Elementary, Vega Elementary and Burks Elementary and will run from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
McKinney, Texas - The new year brings a new face to a top McKinney ISD administrative position. The district has hired Tamira Griffin as its new assistant superintendent and chief human resources officer. Griffin is a top-notch administrator who has spent the last 14 years as chief human resources officer for Plano ISD. The McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved the decision to bring Griffin aboard at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night.
The new year brings fresh opportunities for two talented MISD assistant principals.