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2018 News Archive

Second Annual Bedrooms, Backpacks and Beyond Event Serves as a Free Substance Use Prevention Resource for Parents

Press Release|September 2018

McKinney ISD will host its second annual Bedrooms, Backpacks and Beyond workshop on Saturday, Oct. 13 to equip parents with resources that can help keep their children safe from the pitfall of substance use.

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With A+ Rating, MISD Ranks Among Top Districts in Texas and Nation on 2019 Niche Best School Districts List

Article|September 2018

McKinney ISD has received a grade of A+ from Niche, an online service that compiles data on schools and communities to serve as a resource for families. MISD ranked in the top 3 percent of public school districts in Texas and also in the top 3 percent of public schools in across the nation.

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MISD Leadership Update: Summer 2018

Press Release|August 2018

When students arrive on campus for the 2018-2019 school year, many of them will be greeted by new faces among the campus leadership—and in some cases, by familiar faces in new roles. We’d like to introduce you to some of our new administrators.

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MISD Earns an A in TEA Accountability Ratings, Among Top 13 Percent in State

Article|August 2018

On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, the Texas Education Agency released the state’s new A-F accountability reports for Texas public schools and public charter operators. McKinney ISD earned an A, placing the district in the top 13 percent in the state.

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McKinney ISD, Let’s Play Football and Soccer!

Article|August 2018

MISD, Manhattan Construction and Stantec Architecture, combined with exceptional efforts by the City of McKinney, are aggressively pursuing full use of the MISD Stadium and Community Event Center for the Aug. 30 season kick off—a goal that is grounded in the district’s commitment to its students and the community.

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MISD Earns Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting from GFOA for Second Consecutive Year

Press Release|August 2018

For its efforts to provide additional financial transparency, McKinney ISD has earned for the second year in a row the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

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MHS Coding Team Wins TSA National Championship

Press Release|July 2018

A trio of computer science students from McKinney High School won the Technology Student Association 2018 National Championship in Coding this summer at the TSA National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on June 22–26.

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MISD Receives Second Highest Bond Ratings from Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s

Article|July 2018

In bond ratings released for 2018 by Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service, the McKinney Independent School District has received the second highest rating possible from each.

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Music Matters: McKinney ISD Receives the NAMM Best Communities for Music Education Award for Second Year in a Row (Part One)

Article|July 2018

MISD looks at the positive impact of music education in McKinney ISD from the perspective of students and teachers. In the first of a two-part story, we hear from MISD Director of Fine Arts Dan White, MHS Salutatorian and Royal Pride Marching Band Drum Major Ashley Wu and Faubion Middle School Violinist Ellie Hassler.

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For Third Straight Year McKinney ISD is a Dallas Business Journal Best Place to Work

Press Release|June 2018

McKinney ISD has been chosen for the third consecutive year as one of Dallas Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work.” The recognition was earned by only 100 of the 500 D/FW businesses and organizations that were nominated.

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Bennett Elementary One of Only 31 Texas Campuses to Earn the 2018 Schools Transforming Learning Award from the Principals’ Institute

Press Release|June 2018

On Thursday, June 7, Bennett Elementary Principal Amy Holderman and Assistant Principal Rachel Constantinescu accepted the 2018 Schools Transforming Learning Award from the Principals’ Institute on behalf of their school at the PI Summer Conference. Bennett’s MakerSpace program and digital learning initiative are transforming the way students learn.

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2018 McKinney ISD Graduation in Photos

Article|June 2018

McKinney ISD held commencement exercises for McKinney Boyd High School, McKinney High School and McKinney North High School at Allen Event Center on June 8, 2018. In all, more than 1,700 students crossed the graduation stage.

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