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2018 News Archive

Caldwell Elementary’s Jane Becker is the Region 10 School Nurse of the Year—Recognition Shines Spotlight on MISD’s Outstanding Nurses

Article|May 2018

Caldwell Elementary’s Jane Becker has been chosen as the 2018 Region 10 School Nurse of the Year, making her the fourth MISD school nurse in the past seven years to earn the accolade. The honor shines a spotlight on an outstanding cadre of school nurses employed by McKinney ISD.

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Boyd German Students Bound for Portland and Germany this Summer on PASCH Scholarships

Press Release|May 2018

Five McKinney Boyd German language students have received scholarships to attend summer learning programs in Portland and Germany through the school’s PASCH connection via the Goethe Institute.

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MISD Students Qualify for Nationals with Performance at Technology Student Association State Competition

Press Release|May 2018

Twenty MISD middle and high school students qualified for nationals with their performance at the Technology Student Association state competition.

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Making Their Mark: Annual MISD Distinguished Student Awards Honor Standout Students and the Teachers Who Inspire Them

Article|May 2018

Undaunted by afternoon storms and a power outage, McKinney ISD administrators, board members, staff, students and family members gathered at Eldorado Country Club on Thursday, May 3 to honor 45 superlative MISD seniors with the Distinguished Student Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a student by the district. Also honored, was the teacher that each student selected as an Inspirational Teacher.

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MISD Launches InfoSnap Student Enrollment System for 2018-2019 School Year

Press Release|April 2018

In an effort to make the online enrollment process smoother and more convenient for parents, McKinney ISD is launching the InfoSnap enrollment system for 2018-2019.

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Board Approves Raises, Teacher Pay Among Highest in the Area

Press Release|April 2018

The McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved an employee compensation plan for 2018-2019 that includes a raise of 3 percent to the midpoint of pay range for employee salaries with a $500 mid-year stipend, a $1,800 flat raise for pay grades 1 and 2, a 6 percent raise for paraprofessional and other hourly support positions and an increase in the starting teacher pay to $54,350 which includes a $500 mid-year stipend.

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Wilmeth AP and TEPSA Region 10 AP of the Year Kristin Ellis Chosen as New Wilmeth Principal

Press Release|April 2018

For the past three years, Kristin Ellis has distinguished herself as a leader among her fellow assistant principals. Indeed, earlier this year she was named the TEPSA Region 10 AP of the Year. Now, she moves into an even greater leadership role as the principal of Wilmeth Elementary.

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The Corridors of (Middle School) Power: Dowell’s Peyton Childs Serves as Governor at the YMCA Jr. Youth and Government State Conference, Davis Winn Secures Title for Next Year

Article|April 2018

At the 2018 YMCA Jr. Youth and Government State Conference, Dowell eighth grader Peyton Childs became the sixth MISD student in eight years to occupy the office of governor. Doing his part to keep that legacy alive, Davis Winn won his bid for the 2018-2019 governor seat. In addition, 22 other MISD students qualified for the state conference and earned a number of distinguished accolades.

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MISD Celebrates Campus Teachers of the Year, Names Tiffany Scott and Joe Tomkins Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year

Article|April 2018

On Thursday, April 5, McKinney ISD honored its Campus Teachers of the Year and announced the MISD Elementary Teacher of the Year, Tiffany Scott of Reuben Johnson Elementary, and the MISD Secondary Teacher of the Year, Joe Tomkins of McKinney Boyd High School.

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National Library Week Highlights the Impact of MISD Librarians

Press Release|April 2018

April 8–14 is National Library Week, and it provides a great opportunity to showcase the important impact that MISD librarians have on their respective campuses. Today, they play a dual role, leveraging technology with teaching and learning as well as running a traditional library.

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Cockrill Middle School Team Wins Collin County Bar Association Mock Trial Competition

Press Release|March 2018

A team of eighth graders from Cockrill Middle School claimed the school’s first ever victory in the annual Collin County Bar Association Mock Trial competition that included teams from all five McKinney ISD middle schools as well as teams from Plano, Allen, Leonard and Princeton. It was a great couple of days for Cockrill as eighth grader Brady O’Conner earned the Best Attorney award during the championship round, and teammate Sarah Knowlton grabbed the Best Witness award. A second Cockrill team also advanced to the semifinal round, giving Cockrill half of the final four spots.

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MISD Fifth-Grader Earns Top Score in Region, MISD Group Claims Eight of Ten Regional Finalist Spots for MathCON National Finals in Chicago

Article|March 2018

More than 230 MISD fifth graders earned honorable mention recognition in the regional MathCON online math competition. Eight of them qualified as finalists for the MathCON National Finals to be held in Chicago on May 5, claiming eight of the top 10 scores. Four other MISD students scored in the top 20 and are on the waitlist for Chicago.

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