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2019 News Archive

MEF Supports Innovation in the Classroom with Grant Awards Totaling More Than $120,000

Press Release|December 2019

In the spirit of the season, the McKinney Education Foundation made their rounds on Dec. 6, delivering more than $120,000 in classroom and teacher professional development grants to teachers and media resource specialists on 28 campuses across the district.

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Partners Theatre at McKinney North (Video)

Press Release|December 2019

Watch the inspiring story of McKinney North High School senior Kate Smith, whose heart for students with special needs led her to teach a theatre class at North that partners general education students with special education students, so they can participate in the elective.

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With Strong Showing at Regional, 25 MISD Youth and Government Students are Headed to State—and One to Washington, D.C.

Press Release|December 2019

Once again, MISD high school and middle school participants in the YMCA Youth and Government program have distinguished themselves by qualifying 25 students to attend the Youth and Government and Junior Youth and Government state conferences—and one student has been chosen as one of two representatives from Texas to participate in the National Youth Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. in March.

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A Tribute to Iola Malvern, Namesake of Malvern Elementary

Press Release|December 2019

Malvern Elementary School namesake Iola Malvern passed away on Dec. 5, 2019, at the age of 92. Her life was marked by steadfast commitment to education, and her influence impacted the lives of hundreds of McKinney students over the course of a career that spanned more than 30 years.

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Keeping MISD Kids Well — And When to Keep Them Home

Press Release|December 2019

In the effort to keep MISD kids well—especially during the winter months—the district offers a couple of practical reminders and information on when you should keep your child home from school.

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MISD to Host Low Cost ZAPS ACT Test Preparation Seminar in January

Press Release|December 2019

McKinney ISD continues to offer comparatively low-cost college entrance exam preparation, this time with a ZAPS ACT preparation seminar in January. The session is scheduled for Jan. 6, 2020 and is open to all MISD high school students. The cost is $75.

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MISD Seeking Qualified Substitutes

Press Release|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

Press Release|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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