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.

Pryor and Parr Named 2015 MISD Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year

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.

McClure's Christy Johnson is Region 10 School Nurse 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.

MISD Launches All-New misdGO Mobile App

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

2015 Senior Tour Offers Inside Look at 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.

MISD Plans Adjustments to Middle School Attendance Zones to Alleviate Overcrowding

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 Chamber of Commerce Names MISD Outstanding Business of the Year

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.”