Former Evans AP Darla Jackson is New Evans Principal

McKinney, Texas - When Evans Middle School students return to campus to kick off the new year on Monday, Aug. 22, they’ll be greeted by a new principal, albeit one who is no stranger to that campus. From 2013 – 2015, Darla Jackson served the students and community of Evans Middle School as assistant principal. Now she returns to the campus as principal.

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.

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.

More than a Name: The Legacy of Scott Johnson

McKinney, Texas - Scott Johnson, namesake of Johnson Middle school and well-respected McKinney educator, died Sunday at the age of 84. In his passing, he left behind a 35-year legacy in McKinney ISD.

The Long and Winding Road to Serenity: Stephen Issa's Journey Continues as the New Principal for Serenity High

McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD has chosen Stephen Issa as the new principal of Serenity High, believed to be the only public recovery high school in Texas. The position became available when longtime Serenity Principal Juli Ferraro announced her retirement earlier this month.

After 10 years at Serenity, 15 years in education and a recent appointment to the Executive Board of the Association of Recovery Schools, Issa is the logical choice for the job.