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2019 News Archive

NCAA Chooses McKinney ISD Stadium as Site of Division II National Football Championship for Next Three Years

Article|March 2019

McKinney ISD is pleased to announce that NCAA officials have chosen MISD Stadium as the host site for the 2019–2021 Division II Football National Championship games.

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Now in its Eighth Year, MISD Senior Adult Tour is Still Young at Heart

Article|March 2019

For the eighth straight year, MISD hosted its Senior Adult Tour to give the senior members of our community an opportunity to see the great things going on every day at MISD schools. This year the tour took in completed 2016 Bond projects at MHS, the MISD Stadium and Valley Creek Elementary.

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MISD Elementary and Secondary Schools Achieve Level 2 Certification in Marzano High Reliability Schools™ Program

Press Release|March 2019

McKinney ISD has achieved Marzano High Reliability Schools Level 2 Certification which places an intensified focus on “Effective Teaching in Every Classroom.”

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Who was…? A Look at MISD School Namesakes (Part 1)

Press Release|February 2019

This is Part 1 of an ongoing series that looks at our MISD school namesakes and asks, “Who was…?”

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Eddins Honor Choir is One of Only Three Elementary Choirs in the State Chosen to Perform at TMEA Conference (Video)

Press Release|February 2019

The Eddins Elementary Honor Choir was chosen to perform this year as a 2019 TMEA Invited Choir at the Texas Music Educators Association Conference, an honor bestowed upon only three elementary choir from across the entire state.

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MISD Dual Language Program Accepting Applications for the 2019–2020 School Year

Press Release|February 2019

Links to information and application packets for the McKinney ISD dual language program at Caldwell Elementary are available here.

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Meet the New Head Football Coach of the McKinney Boyd Broncos: Joe McBride

Press Release|February 2019

McKinney, Texas – Joe McBride seems to have been destined for a life in football. When he leads the McKinney Boyd High School Broncos onto the field for the first time in August, it will mark a new season not only in the history of a school that has known only one head football coach […]

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Sperry Dedication, Stellar Design and Sold Out Shows Make for Grand Opening at MHS Performing Arts Center

Press Release|February 2019

On Jan. 31, 2019, a new era dawned in McKinney High School fine arts as the district officially opened the brand-new, 1,000 seat MHS Performing Arts Center. District officials also unveiled the Sperry Performance Hall, named in honor of longtime member of the Board of Trustees, Lynn Sperry, and her husband Neil for their staunch support of MISD fine arts. And, the MHS production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” enjoyed a near-capacity audience that night followed by two sold out performances to round out a highly successful three-show run.

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MISD Low Cost SAT Test Prep Offerings Continue in February

Press Release|January 2019

McKinney ISD continues to offer comparatively low cost college entrance exam preparation seminars.

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McClure Elementary Principal Melanie Raleeh Reflects on Past Success, Looks to the Future as New Principal of Walker Elementary

Press Release|January 2019

Longtime principal of McClure Elementary, Melanie Raleeh, has been chosen as the new principal of Walker Elementary.

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McKinney ISD Board of Trustees: “The Places You Have Been” (Video)

Article|January 2019

During the month of January we take the opportunity to appreciate our school board and thank them for their service to our district. Here’s a sampling of the people and places our board of trustees have visited this past year or so.

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Susan Washa and Press Elementary’s Award-Winning Counseling Program Focus on Emotional Needs of Students

Press Release|January 2019

The role of school counselor is never an easy one. But, some days can be a bit more challenging than others.

Press Elementary Counselor Susan Washa knows this firsthand. One day, she spent more than two hours with a student after the student took their frustrations out on Washa’s office space.

Even so, there was no complaint in Washa’s voice as she talked about it, “The student was calm and happy when they left, so that was rewarding,” she said. “A few days later, the same student came up and gave me a high five and said they couldn’t wait to see me.”

While not typical, such situations are part of the job, and they offer a glimpse into the sometimes unpredictable day-to-day experience for Washa who, in the spring of 2018, was named McKinney ISD’s Counselor of the Year.

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