District Highlights

  • November School Board Meeting

    November's meeting was the first for our new Board of Trustees, which included our election of new officers. Other highlights academic, planning, and financial updates.

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  • United Way of Midland Campaign

    MISD is giving back! To participate in this year's United Way of Midland Campaign, Click the link below. Thank you for your support!

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  • MISD nurses recognized for excellence

    Three MISD nurses have been recognized for being among the best in the region. Honorees are selected by the Permian Basin Great 25 Nurses board of nurse leaders and community members.

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  • Principal Profile: Javier Aguilera

    There are as many unique journeys into education as there are educators, but for De Zavala Elementary’s Javier Aguilera, his path to principalship was like an indie film: outside the mainstream.

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  • Bonham Elementary named Model PLC Campus

    Bonham Elementary school has been named a Model PLC campus by Solution Tree, making it one of only about 300 schools in the U.S. and Canada to receive the honor.

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  • Principal Profile: Laura Doughty

    YWLA Principal Laura Doughty admits that she always “kinda knew” she wanted to pursue a career in education, but it wasn’t until after college that she found her calling.

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  • October School Board Meeting

    The Legacy High School Choir kicked off October's Board of Trustees meeting with a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem. Click the link before for more highlights from the meeting.

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  • Principal Profile: Cece Montgomery

    Teachers change lives, a fact Cece Montgomery, principal of Lamar Elementary, knows firsthand.

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  • MISD welcomes 2nd Class of Aspiring Principals Academy

    The academy hosts eight professional development sessions that are filled with problem-solving lessons. The academy isn't run by third-party consultants. The LLI team is leading the way by passing on their expertise as leaders to this class.

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  • Principal Profile: Renee Aldrin

    MISD profiles Renee Aldrin, Chancellor of Early College High School at Midland College. ECHS was recently named a National Blue Ribbon School.

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  • MISD raises pay for substitute teachers

    Midland ISD has increased the daily rate of pay for substitute teachers. The raise comes as part of the recent update to the district's Compensation Manual, which was approved by the Board of Trustees at September's meeting.

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  • MISD accepting Gifted/Talented applications for all grades

    MISD has streamlined the process to make it easier for parents to nominate their students for enrollment in Carver Center, or inclusion in secondary programs for students that have been identified as gifted and talented (G/T). This year, applications can be submitted for students for all grades during the month of October.

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  • Principal Profile: Melissa Horner

    Melissa Horner never planned on becoming a principal, let alone a teacher or even a Midlander, when she first entered college. Yet plans have a way of changing, and for the students and staff at Midland ISD, the changes along Melissa’s journey have been for the better. 

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  • September Board Meeting Highlights

    MISD has named Kellie Spencer as Acting Superintendent! Learn more about her, and other highlights from our September Board Meeting by clicking here.

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  • ECHS named National Blue Ribbon School

    Early College High School at Midland College has been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. This distinction places ECHS@MC among the best high schools in the nation and marks it as a model of effective school practices for state and district educators and other schools throughout the U.S.

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  • Legacy Principal named Principal of the Year

    Legacy Senior High Principal Shannon Torres has been named Principal of the Year for 2022-23 by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals for Region 18. Secondary principals from across Region 18 selected Torres for the honor. Torres will now be eligible to compete for the state title of Texas Principal of the Year.

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  • New Scharbauer principal feels at home on campus

    Iris Jiménez working to make the campus a place for community education.

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  • Latest data shows academic improvement district wide

    Midland ISD has earned a "B" grade from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in the first complete ratings released since 2019. MISD's overall score of 80 is an improvement from the "C" grade of 75 last awarded and a milestone for the district.

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  • Science teachers recognized for innovation

    Congratulations to TWO MISD science teachers recently honored with the Shell Science Award! MHS's Erica Reagan (left) and Greathouse's Kara Morrow (right) earned regional honors for innovative ideas and creative approaches in their classrooms!  

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  • Convocation 2022

    Midland ISD's Convocation 2022 was a smashing success! 2,700 staff members gathered to celebrate our achievements, set goals for the future, and bond as a team. #WeAreMISD!

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