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2019 News Archive

MISD Seeking Qualified Substitutes

Article|December 2019

Substitutes play an important role in McKinney ISD, and the district is currently seeking qualified substitutes through January 2020.

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UPDATE: Fifteen National Awards for MHS Student Journalists and Designers Including Photojournalist of the Year, Photo of the Year and Yearbook of the Year

Article|November 2019

McKinney High School yearbook students earned six National Photo of the Year finalist nominations from the National Scholastic Press Association. While they’ve had nominations in the past and a national winner in 2012, it’s the most nominations at one time the school has ever recorded.

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#misdliveskind: Wilmeth Families Donate 2,200 Bag Lunches to Help Those in Need

Press Release|November 2019

Wilmeth Elementary families came together for the school’s Brown Bag of Lunch Project to pack and donate 2,200 brown bag lunches for the Samaritan Inn in McKinney. It was part of the school’s effort to help those in need—and help their students learn about the importance of helping others.

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Playground Makeover at Minshew (Video)

Press Release|November 2019

The Minshew Elementary community collaborated to paint games on the school’s playground blacktop.

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McKinney to Host Touring Drum Corps International Competition in July 2020

Press Release|November 2019

In July 2020, McKinney ISD will host a Drum Corps International competition for the first time at the McKinney ISD Stadium and Community Event Center. DCI is the premier marching band/drum corps performance and competition tour of its kind.

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The Legend of Snow: MISD Inclement Weather Notification Procedures

Press Release|November 2019

In the event of inclement winter weather, McKinney ISD utilizes a number of communication avenues to notify parents, students and staff of school cancellation or delay.

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The Job That Never Stops: National Principals Month Highlights the Challenging, Crucial Role of Campus Leadership

Press Release|October 2019

Each year, the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA), the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) designate October as National Principals Month to recognize the hard work of campus principals and their crucial role as leaders. In this article, we spoke with five principals about the challenges, rewards and the weight of responsibility that comes with the job.

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50 MISD Seniors Earn National Merit and College Board Recognition

Press Release|October 2019

McKinney ISD high school seniors earned recognition from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and the College Board for their outstanding performance on the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT©) which functions as an initial screen of entrants in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Mr. Sneller Saves the Day!

Press Release|October 2019

Thanks to training provided by MISD, Rico Sneller knew what to do when fourth grade student Emily Hiller began to choke during lunch at Webb Elementary.

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MISD High School Students Named to Congressional Youth Advisory Council

Press Release|October 2019

U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) has named 45 high school students from his congressional district to serve on his 2019-2020 Congressional Youth Advisory Council. Among the students selected were four students from McKinney High School and one student from McKinney Boyd High School

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Third Annual Bedrooms, Backpacks and Beyond Event to Offer Information and Resources on Substance Use

Press Release|September 2019

The McKinney ISD Substance Use Prevention Committee offers for the third straight year “Bedrooms, Backpacks and Beyond,” a resource to help parents keep kids safe from substance use and other issues children face today.

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Glen Oaks Elementary and Glen Oaks Elementary PTA Earn National School of Excellence Award

Press Release|September 2019

With the Family Buddy Program, Glen Oaks Elementary and the Glen Oaks Elementary PTA helped get new families connected from the first day of school, earning recognition as a National PTA School of Excellence.

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