District Highlights

  • MISD Only District in State with 2 Schools at State Robotics Competition

    MISD was the only district in Texas to have TWO SCHOOLS represented at last week's UIL 6A Robotics State Competition! The Junkyard Dawgs from MHS took home 6th place overall! Great job students and teachers!

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  • Student experiment set for launch into space

    The Go For Launch student team from Midland High School is anxiously awaiting the launch of their experiment into space. Their experiment was selected to be launched into space on the SpaceX-30 and be tested at the International Space Station.

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  • MHS Theatre student earns top state honor

    Midland High School's theatre program has another star in the making. Junior Madison Coleman was recently awarded the Texas Theatre Scholar Award by the Texas Thespians for the 2023-24 school year.

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  • LHS Senior Artwork to be displayed at State Capitol

    Artwork created by Legacy High School senior Mariah Iacovone earned first place at last week's Texas Campus Crime Stoppers Conference. Mariah's winning piece will be displayed at the Texas Crime Stoppers office at the State Capitol in Austin.

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    Henderson Principal named TEPSAN of the Year

    Henderson Elementary Principal Maxine Gonzales has been named the 2024 Region 18 TEPSAN of the Year by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). The TEPSAN of the Year is awarded to top elementary campus leaders from 20 TEPSA Regions across the state.

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    LHS Mariachi Earns Perfect Score

    Legacy High School's mariachi program is headed to the state competition after earning a perfect score at regionals! This is the first year that the campus has had a competitive mariachi band.

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    MISD Seniors Accepted into Ivy Leagues

    Congrats to Legacy High's Nicole Patel and Amulya Ganta for being accepted into Ivy League schools! These sniors are on the debate team, and both plan to study government! Nicole is headed to Penn, Amulya is going to Harvard.

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    Midland ISD robotics programs to expand to all grades

    Midland ISD is proud to announce a significant expansion of its robotics programs, which will soon encompass all grades and schools within the district.

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    ECHS students inducted into National Honor Society

    arly College High School at Midland College recently held an induction ceremony for high school students accepted into the National Honor Society. The event recognized the dedication, service, leadership, and character of 43 ECHS students who have shown academic excellence throughout their high school careers.

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    Carver Center named top charter elementary in Texas

    Midland ISD's Carver Center has once again been named the No. 1 Charter Elementary School in the state of Texas by the U.S. News and World Report. Additionally, Carver improved its rating among all elementary schools from No. 8 in the state in 2022, to No. 4 in the state, according to the rankings.

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    Fine Arts Director receives state honor

    MISD Fine Arts Director Deb Shaw was recently named Administrator of the Year at Texas Thespians State Festival! Ms. Shaw has overseen the growth and success of fine arts departments across the district in her 18+ years leading the department. Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition!

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  • 4 MISD Seniors earn Commended Honors

    Midland ISD is excited to recognize four exceptional students who have received recognition from the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program. Amulya Ganta, Fiona Li, and Ryland Matis from Legacy High School, and Nnenne Nnanna from Early College High School at MC were each named Commended Students by this nationally-recognized academic program.

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    Fire Academy prepares students for rewarding career

    MISD’s Fire Academy offers students the opportunity to become a certified firefighter, and be eligible for hire upon graduation! Interested students should talk to their counselor.

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    JROTC adds high-end flight simulator to arsenal

    Midland ISD's Air Force Junior ROTC program has purchased a state-of-the-art flight simulator after winning a $10,000 grant from the Midland Education Foundation. This simulator will be used as a part of aerospace science STEM courses currently offered to more than 120 JROTC students across four MISD high school campuses.

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    MHS floral design class creates 10-foot mum

    Homecoming season brings with it a longtime tradition in Texas high schools: mums. And with Howdy Week in full swing at Midland High School, so is the creation of mums in Shawna Braden’s Floral Design class.

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    ECHS named among Best High Schools

    Early College High School at Midland College has been recognized as one of the Best High Schools according to the U.S. News and World Report. The rankings show ECHS was ranked No. 141 this year out of more than two-thousand high schools across Texas.

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    All MISD students can now access digital device

    MISD's 1:1 technology initiative initially allowed all students to access digital devices such as an IPad or Chromebook during the school day. Now the program has expanded to allow every student have a device of their own.

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    MISD Principal Named Region 18 TEPSA President

    Henderson Elementary Principal Maxine Gonzales has been named Region 18 President for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). This is a critical position in shaping statewide school leadership strategies.

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    Number of AP Scholars doubles in five years

    The number of MISD students to earn AP Scholar designations jumped from 49 in 2019 to 127 this year! This is a testament to the hard work of our students and staff!

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    Bus Route Coordinator receives statewide honor

    Midland ISD is proud to announce that Transportation Routing Coordinator Elisa Felix has been honored as the Operations Specialist of the Year by the Texas Association for Pupil Transportation (TAPT).

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