McKinney ISD

 

2022 News Archive

Legacy Matters: Kathryn Swanner’s 47 Years of Quiet Service Make MISD What it Is

Article|September 2022

When Kathryn Swanner took her first job with McKinney ISD, Gerald Ford was President of the United States. Forty-seven years later, she can still be found with a stack of paperwork on her desk, quietly going about her day.

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MISD Students Hone their Interviewing Skills with the Help of Local Professionals

Press Release|September 2022

More than 40 volunteers from the local business community and McKinney ISD helped make the 2022 MISD Interdisciplinary Study and Mentorship Program (ISM) Business Symposium a success once again as students honed their job interviewing skills with local professionals.

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McKinney ISD Matches Student Learning with Workforce Needs

Article|September 2022

In this informative article, Community Impact newspaper looks at the McKinney ISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that give students a jump start on a career.

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Building a Legacy: Cockrill Middle School’s Dr. Amber Epperson Named Region 10 Outstanding Principal of the Year

Article|September 2022

Dr. Amber Epperson, longtime principal of Cockrill Middle School, has been named the 2022 Region 10 Outstanding Principal of the Year by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals.

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MISD Named a Best Place to Work by Dallas Business Journal for the Fifth Time

Article|September 2022

McKinney ISD has once again been named a Best Place to Work by the Dallas Business Journal (DBJ), making 2022 the fifth year that the district has been recognized as a top employer by the magazine.

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MISD Encourages Parents to Talk to Their Children about the Consequences of Making or Spreading Rumors of School Threats

Press Release|September 2022

With an increase in students making threats or spreading rumors of threats in districts across North Texas, McKinney ISD urges parents to talk with their children about the serious consequences of those actions.

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MISD Lowers Tax Rate Another 6.3 Cents

Press Release|August 2022

At their August meeting on Tuesday night, the McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved a 6.3 cent property tax rate decrease for 2022–2023. This tax rate decrease follows last year’s drop of 9.8 cents for a combined tax rate decrease of 16.1 cents over the course of 2 years and 35.7 cents over the last 7 years.

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MHS Marine Corps JROTC Cadets Earn Top Honors at Summer Leadership Camp

Press Release|August 2022

For five days in June, 18 cadets of the McKinney High School Marine Corps JROTC program left behind the comforts of home and the leisure of summer to join U.S. Marines and more than 100 other cadets from area schools at the annual Summer Leadership Camp in Azle, Texas. While there, the cadets from McKinney made their mark, winning top honors throughout the week.

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TEA Rule Stipulation Moves MISD from A to B on Accountability Reports, All Three MISD High Schools Earn A’s

Press Release|August 2022

On Monday, August 15, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released its accountability ratings for Texas schools and districts based on the results of the 2021–2022 STAAR tests, marking a return to the A-F grading system that the state placed on pause for two years in response to the pandemic.

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Welcome Back! A Video Message from Dr. McDaniel

Press Release|August 2022

In this video message, McKinney ISD Superintendent Dr. Rick McDaniel welcomes students and parents to the 2022–2023 school year.

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MISD Welcomes New Teachers as Staff Prep for the First Day of School on Aug. 10

Press Release|August 2022

McKinney, Texas – All across McKinney ISD, teachers reported back to campus Tuesday to kick off a week of in-service meetings, team building and classroom preparations as they make the final push toward the start of school on Wed., Aug. 10. Among them were some 400 teachers new to the district who poured into McKinney […]

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MISD is Seeking Qualified Substitutes

Press Release|July 2022

Substitute teachers step in to serve when a teacher must be away from school, and they help ensure continuity of learning while the teacher is out. Their role is essential, and McKinney ISD is currently seeking qualified substitutes to join the MISD team.

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