McKinney, Texas - With deluges of “thunder sleet” behind them and spring break only days away, it’s safe to assume that few teenagers are thinking about U.S. foreign trade policy. But for five Austin-bound McKinney Boyd High School students, that topic will consume the better part of their vacation next week as they compete in the UIL State Cross-Examination Debate Meet to be held March 10–15 on the campus of the University of Texas.
McKinney, Texas - On Tuesday, Feb. 18, twenty-four McKinney ISD 3rd and 4th grade teachers and instructional coaches gathered at McKinney Boyd High School for training in a program that will bring an enhanced engineering focus to the elementary classroom.
That program is called, aptly, Engineering is Elementary (EiE), and its introduction to MISD classrooms has been made possible by a $37,000 scholarship funded by Raytheon and awarded by EiE.
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.
McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD is pleased to offer its fourth SAT “Blitz Camp” on March 5 & 6 at each of the three McKinney ISD high school campuses. This is the fourth of five Blitz Camps scheduled for the 2013-2014 school year.
McKinney, Texas - Scott Johnson Middle School's Black History Program last Friday marked the culmination of SJMS’s Black History Month project, a two-week research effort that gave students a focused opportunity to learn more about the history and accomplishments of African-Americans.
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.
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.
McKinney, Texas - McKinney High School and McKinney North High School will hold Showcases on Monday, February 10, while McKinney Boyd will host its Showcase on Wednesday, February 12.
McKinney, Texas - At their regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening, the McKinney ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve current McKinney Boyd High School Principal Rick McDaniel as the new McKinney ISD Assistant Superintendent for Student Services and David Spann as the District’s new Chief Information Officer.
McKinney, Texas - Last Friday, the Advanced Drama students of Scott Johnson Middle School enjoyed the opportunity to meet Laura Lundgren Smith, the playwright behind their selection for the UIL One Act Play Contest.