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LE word wall

The fourth grade team at Longbranch Elementary turned out as a word wall for Fall Party Day!

 

STAFF NEWS

Field of Readers set for Nov. 3

Midlothian families are encouraged to bring books and blankets on the field at the MISD Multi-Purpose Stadium on Monday, November 3 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. This fun event includes a #MISDshelfie Photobooth, Book Walk, Computer Coding, Storytime on the Yard Line, Makerspaces activities, and Face Painting. Hosted by the MISD Library Media Specialists. View Flyer

 

MISD Celebrates National Principals Month in October

Posted: October 8, 2014

Leading their respective campuses, principals work to create and maintain school environments that facilitate great teaching, learning, and continuous improvement. They set the academic tone for their campuses and maintain high curriculum standards, develop mission statements, and set performance goals and objectives.

Throughout the month of October, Midlothian ISD encourages students, parents, and employees to take time to recognize our campus principals for their hard work.

T. E. Baxter Elementary - Courtney Carpenter
J.R. Irvin Elementary - Shannon Thompson
Longbranch Elementary - Karena Blackwell
Mt. Peak Elementary - Karen Childers
J.A. Vitovsky Elementary - Kyle Chambers
LaRue Miller Elementary - Beth Van Amburgh
Frank Seale Middle School - Coy Tipton
Walnut Grove Middle School - Brian Blackwell
Midlothian Heritage High School - Krista Tipton
Midlothian High School - Al Hemmle

For more information on how you can celebrate your principal this month, visit principalsmonth.org.

 

Enterovirus D68

Posted: September 26, 2014

The Midlothian school community has no confirmed cases of the Enterovirus D68 virus. The district will do everything possible to keep parents informed and prevent the spread of the virus. It has been reported that there are 10 confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 in Dallas County. This virus can cause mild to severe respiratory illness.  The symptoms may include fever, runny nose, sneezing, cough, and body and muscle aches.  Severe symptoms may include wheezing and difficulty breathing.

How is the virus spread?
The virus can be found in an infected person’s respiratory secretions, such as saliva, nasal mucus, or sputum. 
How can I protect myself?
Using hand sanitizer will not help prevent someone from getting the virus, you need to use good hand washing with soap and water. Do not share eating utensils or cups.
Who is at risk?
In general, infants, children and teenagers are most likely to get infected with D68.
How is it diagnosed?
It requires specific lab tests that may be ordered by your healthcare provider.

If you think your child may have D68, please contact your doctor. For more information, go to the CDC website.

 

Teacher & Paraprofessional Scholarships

The Midlothian ISD Education Foundation administers two scholarship funds for MISD employees' continuing education. Thank you to the United Way of West Ellis County for initially funding the Paraprofessional Scholarships, and to Trust US Federal Credit Union for funding a 2013 Teacher and a Paraprofessional Scholarship.

Applications for both scholarships are now available for the 2013-2014 school year. Employees who are chosen for this year's scholarships will be notified they've won at their MISD Staff Awards Ceremonies in late May or early June.

For more information, please contact Chelsi Frazier at 972-775-8296 ext. 1281

Dolores McClatchey Teaching Scholarship: Application | Guidelines

MEF Paraprofessional Scholarship: Application | Guidelines

 

SkywardSkyward mobile app available for MISD Staff

Midlothian ISD employees can access their accounts, requisitions, PO’s, paychecks, and time off information through the Skyward Mobile Access app. The app saves the login and password for fast, easy access. The free app can be downloaded on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and the Amazon Appstore, and works with iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone and Android mobile devices. If you need your login information, please contact Kim Melton.

 

Jenkins Development Center

The center is open to all district employees, and school-aged parents of the district. It is currently licensed by the state of Texas for 125 children, from 6 weeks of age to 5 years. We are recognized as a four-star facility by the Child Care Services division of the Texas Workforce Commission.

We observe the same calendar as the district. We pro-rate Summer Break, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Spring Breaks (no charge for the times we are closed).

To register your child,  download this form and return to the Laura Jenkins Development Center. Next year's supply list is now available. The parent handbook is available to download.

The daycare is located inside the Laura Jenkins Development Center, 315 East Ave. E, Midlothian, TX 76065, (972) 775-8955 with operating hours 7am to 4:30pm. For further details or to ask questions, please contact Daycare Director, Glenda Dooley.

Feeding Schedule

W-10 Form: Dependent Care Provider’s Identification and Certification

NOTE: The parent handbook and supply lists for the 2014-2015 school year will be updated on June 2.

 

Compliance Training

All staff must complete the Compliance Training Courses listed below annually. Please note there may be changes through upcoming legislative sessions. Download the instructions and documentation form below, then follow instructions to complete the training.

In addition to the above, all new staff and MISD staff who have not yet completed the following training, must do so.

Print the certificates upon completion.

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