McKinney, Texas - Sándor Szenczy, Dr. Béla Szilágyi and István Czuppon represent a benevolent organization that oversees and operates 44 schools in their home country of Hungary. They spent most of the day on Friday, November 1 touring McKinney High School and Webb Elementary School with Superintendent Dr. J.D. Kennedy and Deputy Superintendent Mary Clark. The Hungarian trio has made several trips to the U.S. in recent years to establish educational partnerships and to learn more about the public school system in Texas.
McKinney, Texas - Read Across McKinney partnered with McKinney ISD for the first time this year and invited bestselling author Vanessa Diffenbaugh to McKinney Boyd High School on Friday, October 18 to talk with a group of 150 Boyd and Faubion Middle School AVID and PALS students about the writing process, her journey as a writer and her passion for helping foster kids.
McKinney, Texas - At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 353 young men from McKinney ISD’s choir programs filled the stage of the McKinney Boyd High School Auditorium to form one voice—the voice of McKinney Men in Concert.
McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD took steps in the fight against diabetes on September 21 by hosting an ADA SchoolWalk for Diabetes at McKinney Boyd High School. The walk, which helped raise research funds and awareness about the disease, was part of MISD’s continuing effort to promote healthy eating, awareness and increased physical activity among students.
McKinney, Texas - At the regular monthly Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, McKinney ISD officials announced that the district received a rating of “Superior Achievement” under Texas’ Schools FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas) financial accountability rating system.
McKinney, Texas - The final voting day for the Tax Ratification Election is this Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. The following steps will help you identify your precinct voting location.
McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD schools are doing their part to combat childhood obesity by promoting health and physical activity among their students. This year, five McKinney ISD campuses have been named Healthy Zone Schools by the Cooper Institute (CI), and four have been named Healthy Zone In-Training Schools.
McKinney, Texas - For four McKinney ISD students from Faubion Middle School, McGowen Elementary and Webb Elementary, a break from school doesn’t mean a break from learning.
McKinney, Texas - Gabby Vannozzi has an eye for fashion, a heart for what’s fair and the passion to put them both to work. In June, the 2012 graduate of McKinney Boyd High School launched an online apparel business called All Good Things that blends the seemingly disparate worlds of fashion and social justice.
McKinney, Texas - The Texas Education Agency has released the 2013 accountability ratings for schools and districts across Texas based on a new accountability system developed since the dismantling of TAKS after 2011. No school or district ratings were issued last year as the state planned its new accountability approach.