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2019 News Archive

50 MISD Seniors Earn National Merit and College Board Recognition

Article|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!

Article|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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Bob Tomes, First Book Foundation and the Great-Great-Granddaughter of Henry Ford Bring Books and Fun to Slaughter Elementary

Press Release|September 2019

Second graders at Slaughter Elementary each received two free books and got to meet the great-great-granddaughter of Henry Ford when Bob Tomes Ford, First Book Foundation and the Ford Fund visited the campus to read with them and share some STEM-focused, fun activities.

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MISD to Host Low Cost PSAT/SAT ZAPS Test Preparation Seminar in October 2019

Press Release|September 2019

Each year, McKinney ISD hosts comparatively low cost, one day ZAPS college test prep seminars in the fall and spring for MISD high school students to help them get ready for the PSAT, SAT or ACT. On Oct. 14, MISD will has a PSAT/SAT prep course at McKinney Boyd High School.

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11th Annual Holiday Bazaar Set for October 26

Press Release|September 2019

Each year, shoppers look forward to the McKinney ISD Holiday Bazaar. Now in its 11th year, the Holiday Bazaar brings in money that helps support MISD programs and organizations.

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#misdliveskind: MISD Bus Driver Encourages Kids with Weekly Notes

Press Release|September 2019

MISD bus driver Ed Hagar remembers how tough the teenage years can be, so he encourages his high school riders with inspirational notes each Friday.

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From ‘This is Impossible’ to Best in State: Cockrill Honors Band is the 2020 TMEA CCC Middle School Honor Band

Press Release|September 2019

Best in Texas…The Cockrill Middle School Honors Band has been named the 2020 TMEA Middle School CCC Honor Band and will perform at the Texas Music Educators Association State Convention in San Antonio in February.

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Move to Residence Outside Place 2 Zone Prompts Kenneth Ussery to Step Down from Seat on Board

Press Release|August 2019

Due to a change in residence that lies outside the current MISD Board of Trustees Place 2 district boundaries, Kenneth Ussery announced his need to step down from his seat on the board.

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Tip411 Anonymous Tip System Enhances MISD School Safety Measures

Press Release|August 2019

McKinney ISD utilizes the tip411 communication program to enhance its comprehensive safety program. Through tip411, students or any concerned community member can communicate quickly and anonymously with the McKinney Police Department to report criminal or suspicious behavior.

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