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Congratulations to the Midlothian High School debate team for their successes last weekend at Richardson High School debate tournament.

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Longbranch Elementary 3rd grader enjoying her time reading in the library.

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Mrs. Story's Kindergarten friends at LaRue Miller Elementary did some amazing research about a very special person to us, Mrs. LaRue Miller.

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Ms. Barbara Hanson, grandmother of Jake, visited Mrs. Riddle's class at Mt. Peak Elementary to share about her career working with the blind/deaf.


Bus Driver of the Year

Posted: January 21, 2015

Congratulations to Midlothian ISD school bus driver, Jean Parker, who earned Bus Driver of the Year sponsored by Property Casualty Alliance of Texas (PCAT). This prestigious award is based on leadership, attitude, perseverance, student and parent relationships, and technical skills. Parker was recognized for her great achievement during a School Board meeting on January 19 and received a certificate and custom embroidered jacket. The selection committee looks particularly for those exceptional drivers who demonstrate a consistent desire to positively influence both students and co-workers through their actions and attitudes. The award is based upon the following attributes: leadership, attitude, perseverance, student and parent relationships, and technical skills.  More


Board Hires Superintendent Search Firm

Posted: January 21, 2015

On January 19, the Board hired Bob E. Griggs & Associates to assist them with the superintendent search process, which includes the development of procedures and timelines, selection criteria, advertising the position, recruitment and application procedures, assessment and screening procedures, interview and selection process, site visitations, public announcements and follow-up. View timeline


Coach Wiginton Named MHHS Head Football Coach and Athletic Coordinator

Posted: January 20, 2015

The Midlothian Board of Trustees approved the administration's recommendation to hire Lee Wiginton as the new Midlothian Heritage High School head football coach and athletic coordinator at the January 19 regular board meeting. He has served as the Midlothian High School head varsity panthers football coach since February 2010. More


District Receives Platinum Leadership Circle Award

Posted: January 20, 2015

The MISD community can take great pride that its school district is recognized by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts as earning its highest recognition of financial transparency with the Platinum Leadership Circle Award. This prestigious award is based on the accessibility of financial information presented on the District’s website to make MISD “transparent” to its taxpayers.

The new Platinum award recognizes local governments that have exceeded the requirements for the previous highest level of disclosure, the Gold Award. It includes posting of budgets, financial reports and check registers online. More


MHS Theatre Students to perform Cinderella

Posted: January 15, 2015

Midlothian High School Presents Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. Students of all ages from every school in the district have been preparing for this production. You are invited to come see the performances on January 29-30 at 7 p.m. and January 31 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students, and children under 5 are free.


Keeping Our Kids Safe: Drug Awareness Meeting for Parents and Community

Posted: January 14, 2014

A Community Drug Awareness presentation will be February 3 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the MISD Administration Bldg., 100 Walter Stephenson Rd.  Cassie Street, REACH Council Program Director & Prevention Specialist, will discuss current drug trends that threaten today's youth. This presentation is sponsored by the MISD Safe Schools & Healthy Students and the REACH Council Prevention Services.


Volunteers Who Care about Our Kids

Posted: January 5, 2015

Each January, we pause to express our appreciation for a very special group of volunteers: the Midlothian ISD School Board of Trustees. The 2014-2015 Board members are Todd Hemphill (president), Keith Hitt (vice-president), Matt Sanders (secretary), Duke Burge, Jim Mentzel, Tom Moore and Carl Smith (trustees).

Usually, we don't think of school board members as school volunteers, but they do in fact volunteer to serve. School board members give their time, energy, and counsel to the school district without pay. They take on the job of governing the district - making the best decisions they can for our children - with the full understanding that they will receive only the satisfaction of their contribution. More


Board Approves High School Attendance Zones for 2015-2016

Posted: December 16, 2014

On December 15, 2014, the MISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the 2015-16 High School Zoning Map (option A). The map was finalized based on an analysis of student capacity, enrollment projections, logistic variables an overall consensus to do what is best for the whole district. More


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