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Heritage Freshman Katelyn Caldwell won Grand Champion Lamb at the Ellis County Youth Expo on April 9th. More

 

CAMPUS NEWS

Jazz under the stars concert on May 1

On Friday, May 1st, the Midlothian High School, Heritage High School, and Walnut Grove Middle School Jazz Bands will present a concert in Midlothian's Back Alley Plaza in Downtown.  The concert begins at 7pm and is free and open to the public.  Concertgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and bring a picnic dinner or buy food from one of the great restaurants in Downtown.  In the case of inclement weather, the concert will move to the MHS Auditorium.  We will feature music by Duke Ellington, Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, Dave Zoller, Sammy Nestico, Rich Matteson, and more! Download flyer

 

MHHS School Song Contest

CALLING ALL HERITAGE H.S. SONG WRITERS! We are having a contest for students to create our Heritage H.S. School Song! Any student who is zoned for Heritage next year is welcome to submit a song. The deadline for submissions is May 8th!!

There will be a box at the Heritage main office and MHS main office for submissions. Students can also give or email their submission to Keith Davis or Krista Tipton. keith_davis@midlothian-isd.net / krista_tipton@midlothian-isd.net. Download detailed guidelines.

 

Athletic Physicals set for May 9

Athletic Physicals for all incoming 6th-12th graders for the 2015-16 school year are scheduled for Saturday, May 9th from 9:00am-noon in the Midlothian High School cafeteria. Methodist Healthcare system will be providing the services. Parents/athletes can start filling out those forms starting May 1st.

Learn more about MISD athletic physicals. Email MISD Head Athletic Trainer, Greg Goerig with any questions.

 

Athletic Summer Camps accepting sign ups

The Midlothian ISD Athletic Department's sport camps offer fun-filled summer programs for youth in Midlothian, Texas. Each week, participants jump into action, participating in exciting sport programs, exploring various techniques and tactics associated with athletics. Walk-up registrations are welcome at all camps. View summer camps

 

Pathway of Heritage Now Installed

pathway of heritage

Our Pathway of Heritage has been installed! It is located between the Library and the Amp (outdoor classroom). It is composed of approximately 100 engraved bricks, thoughtfully designed by Midlothian residents, Midlothian business owners and Midlothian Heritage H.S. students to commemorate this inaugural year of our beautiful new school.

Thank you to all who purchased a brick to contribute to this pathway! It will be enjoyed by many people for years to come. If you purchased a brick, we welcome you to come find it within the mix to take photos, etc.

 

Davis selected as new Band Director

Please join me in welcoming the Heritage High School Band Director, Keith Davis!

Mr. Davis is in his 2nd year as Associate band director at Midlothian High School, and taught for 7 years before that in Cleburne ISD. He earned his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and his Master of Music in Clarinet Performance from Texas Christian University.  His primary teachers during that time were Dr. Carol Jessup and Gary Whitman.  He participated in the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, and Jazz Combos at both UTA and TCU, and had the opportunity to tour with all of these groups, including visits to Italy, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Finland.  He was selected as a Semi-finalist in the International Clarinet Association's Young Artist Competition in 2001 and a Finalist in the Kingsville Solo Competition in 2000.  He attended the Saarburg International Music Festival in Saarburg, Germany in the summer of 2013, and plays not only clarinet and saxophone but upright jazz bass.  He frequently plays jazz gigs in the DFW metroplex.  Mr. Davis has taught both at the middle school and high school level, and enjoys performing in both classical and jazz genres.  
 
Mr. Davis is a founding member of the Lone Star Wind Orchestra and has recorded on the Mark and Naxos labels with the LSWO.  The LSWO was featured with Frank Tichelli at the 2010 Texas Bandmaster's Association Convention in San Antonio and invited to perform at the 2012 Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago with guest conductor Leonard Slatkin.  He also performs with the LSWO Clarinet Choir, which performed at the International Clarinet Association's Clarinetfest in 2010 in Austin, TX and the 2014 University of Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium. 
 
Mr. Davis lives in Midlothian with his wife Minerva and their 15 month old daughter Amelia Marie.

 

MHHS Welcomes Whitney

Please join me in welcoming our new Heritage High School Softball Coach / Science Teacher, Waylon Whitney!

I graduated from Texas A&M- Commerce with a degree in Health and Kinesiology in 2001. I then went back to school to get certified in biology. As I was going back to school, I was a full time sub at Poteet and helped with softball. I was lucky to coach my sister at that time and was on a staff that went to the state playoffs in softball. I was then hired at Burleson as a JV coach and then got my first head coaching job at Arlington High School. I have taught several different science classes and thoroughly enjoy being in the classroom.

I am excited about starting a new chapter in my life. It is a great opportunity to start up a new school. I look forward to the challenge!

I am married to Michelle Whitney and have two children, Declan (6) and Aubrey (2). I enjoy going to the movies and learning songs on the guitar.

 

The Official Midlothian ISD App Is Here!

MISD has released a new mobile app that gives users a personalized window into what’s happening in the district and its campuses. Get the news and information that you care about and become involved.

Free and available for both Apple and Android mobile devices, you can visit the MISD App Website to download today.

This dynamic new application will take advantage of leading technology resources to connect with parents, students and other stakeholders by using existing tools that streamline access to information under one umbrella. Parents and the community can customize the information they receive, and engage stakeholders with timely and responsive news and conversation about our district, schools and students. The previous app, powered by SchoolWay will be unavailable beginning March 18, 2015.

 

Parent Letter summarizing 3rd Quarter Grading Period

Principal Krista Tipton reflects upon the end of the 3rd grading period at Midlothian Heritage High School. Thank you for your partnership in the education of MHHS students. Read letter

 

School Board Selects MHHS Mascot and Colors for 2015-16

On February 16, 2015, the MISD School Board adopted the official school mascot and school colors for Midlothian Heritage High School starting the 2015-16 school year.

Mascot: JAGUARS

Colors: MIDLOTHIAN BLUE & RED (with CHROME accent)

Special thanks to all of the MISD staff and students and the Midlothian community members who served on the Mascot/Color Committee. Also, thank you to everyone who offered suggestions and feedback during the process. The committee considered over 1000 responses to surveys throughout the process.

MHHS will not officially become Jaguars and will not take on the new colors until the end of the 2014-15 school year. This year, all MISD high school students are united as Panthers.

Thank you all for making history for Midlothian and for MISD. We all look forward to adding the phrase, "Go Jags" to our vocabulary in 2015-16!

 

Yearbooks on sale

Your final chance to purchase a 2015 yearbook next week during all lunches. Please bring the completed order form and $70 cash. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Kidder by email.

 

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

 

Graduation Plans Information

A downloadable PDF of the Powerpoint shared by counselors at the parent night to discuss Personal Graduation Plans is linked below. If you were unable to attend one of the two meetings that were held you may download the information here.

 

Yearbook needs your summer Pictures!

If you have any pictures from family vacations, pool parties, or anything else taken from June, July, or August, send them our way. You can bring them by room 1013 at Heritage or 513 at MHS or email rachel_kidder@midlothian-isd.net. Make sure you include details about who is in the picture and when/where it was taken.

 

House Bill 5 - Graduation Requirements

The 83rd Texas Legislature passed House Bill 5 which contains sweeping changes to the Texas Education Code and, therefore, to graduation plans in Texas public schools. Video presentation. Download FAQ

 

MHHS Is Officially Opened

ribbon cutting group

On August 17 the ribbon was cut symbolizing the official opening of Midlothian Heritage High School for the 2014-2015 school year. A great turnout of proud community members, students, school officials and staff who witnessed a special ceremony that started with "Our Heritage" video, which led to the presentation of flags, the National Anthem and inspiring thoughts from School Board president Todd Hemphill, superintendent Dr. Jerome Stewart, MHHS student Marissa Villareal, and MHHS principal Krista Tipton. All attendees were encouraged to tour the district's 2nd high school and 10th campus. Photos I Program

 

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