District Highlights

  • Teachers of the Year

    Congratulations to YWLA's Amanda Byars (left) and Henderson's Jane Bledsoe (right) for being named secondary and elementary teachers of the year, respectively.

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  • Student-written book headed to National Competition

    Two Coleman High students are heading to Washington D.C. this summer to perform their book "Misplaced Pieces." The book was one of only 10 selected during a state-wide competition in Dallas.

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  • Midland ISD Closer to Cleaner Air on Campuses

    Midland ISD is upgrading its heating, cooling and air purification systems. The district plans to begin replacing HVAC systems before the start of the next school year, thanks in large part to a federal grant.

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  • Carver Center named top charter elementary in Texas

    Midland ISD's Carver Center has been named the No. 1 Charter Elementary School in the state of Texas by the U.S. News and World Report. The ranking is based on reading and math proficiency and performance data.

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  • MISD named District of the Year for work with Bilingual students

    “It is truly an honor to be recognized as ‘District of the Year’ by Summit K12,” said Lety Amalla, Executive Director of Student Programs. “This award affirms the commitment we have made to support emergent bilingual students across our district, and the gains our students have made is a testament to the investment our teachers and partners have made to education.”

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  • 35 MISD Musicians Earn All-Region Honors

    A total of 35 MISD students from Midland and Legacy High Schools have been named to the All-Region Orchestra. Additionally, four were also honored as "First Chair" for their respective instruments.

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  • MHS tennis captain honored by WTTA

    MHS senior tennis captain Montserrat Salazar was named West Texas Tennis Association Junior Athlete of the Season. Click the link for additional photos.

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  • MISD to install LED lighting district-wide

    The Midland ISD Board of Trustees has given the green light to new, cost-saving LED lighting throughout the district. The project will include retrofitting all existing fluorescent and incandescent lighting both inside and outside.

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  • MISD celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    National Hispanic Heritage month begins September 15, and Midland ISD is celebrating in a variety of ways, including music, dance, food, and cultural enrichment.

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  • MISD launches space-themed science program

    Midland ISD is excited to announce the launch of a new program aimed at exposing students to aerospace, aeronautics, and space exploration. Go For Launch! uses space exploration as a platform to engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), teamwork, communication, and leadership.

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  • Abell Principal named Middle School Principal of the Year for Region 18

    Abell Junior High Principal Cyndi Pyles has been named Middle School Principal of the Year for 2021-22 by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals for Region 18. Pyles was chosen for this honor by her peers within the region. She is eligible to compete for the state title of Texas Principal of the Year.

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  • Five Athletes to be inducted into MISD Hall of Legends

    Midland ISD is excited to announce the Hall of Legends Class of 2021. This years class is one of the strongest ever, featuring five prominent athletes who excelled during their time at Midland ISD and beyond.

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  • MISD Accepted Into Teacher Incentive Allotment Program

    Midland ISD has received initial approval to participate in the state's Teacher Incentive Allotment program, which will give teachers the opportunity to earn extra, performance-based pay if they meet certain academic goals.

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  • Rusk 6th Graders Place 1st, 2nd in Stock Market Game

    Rusk sixth-graders' prowess in investing earned them first- and second-place finishes playing the Stock Market Game in the El Paso Region's Middle School division. In the process they learned about local companies and that in trading "anything can happen."

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  • MISD Family Support Center Receives $2,000 Grant

    The Midland ISD Family Support Center has received a $2,000 grant that will help the center continue supporting students and families in need. The money provided by Superior HealthPlan will fund hygiene kits that contain essential items such as laundry detergent, soap, shampoo, and deodorant.

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  • MISD Names Deputy, Associate Superintendents

    Midland ISD is pleased to announce the hire of three dynamic academic leaders who will join the district for the 2021-22 school year.

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  • Franks Elementary Earns National Science Awards

    The project involved a group of students who not only practiced recycling themselves, but also gave presentations to other classes to emphasize the importance of recycling.

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  • Celebrating School Lunch Hero Day

    Between preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, MISD's Child Nutrition Services (CNS) professionals have a lot on their plate.

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  • Early College HS ranked among top schools in Texas

    The rankings from US News and World Report awarded ECHS grades of 98% in math proficiency and 93% in reading.

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  • Lamar Elementary named Showcase School

    Lamar Elementary has been recognized as a National Showcase School for the second straight year because of the success of its Capturing Kids' Hearts program.

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