District Spotlight

  • Washington STEM students chase world record

    Washington STEM Academy students took part in the 2018 Stack Up!, a worldwide effort to break the Guinness World Record for the most people sport stacking at multiple locations in one day.

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  • Lee juniors receive help in creating their career roadmaps

    Lee High School juniors got guidance in plotting their futures with the help of Texas OnCourse and Roadtrip Nation, a pair of organizations that specialize in career counseling and resources.

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  • YouTube sensation Rhett Price shares success story with students

    Hip hop violinist Rhett Price inspired students across the district with his personal story about his struggles as a musician busking in Boston subways and how he found the will to succeed.

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  • Meet Liliana Burleson, literacy liaison

    Liliana Burleson has a deep love for literacy, and thanks to a grant from the United Way of Midland, she serves as a literacy liaison at Milam Elementary. Students in Liliana's class get small-group and one-on-one supplemental reading instruction, which is intended to jumpstart their literacy proficiency.

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  • All De Zavala first-graders given free bikes

    De Zavala Elementary first-graders rode away with big smiles after Wish For Wheels provided bikes to each one of them, thanks to a generous donation from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. In all, 100 bikes and helmets were donated to 88 first-graders; the remaining 12 bikes will be given to students in other grades as part of an attendance contest.

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  • Goddard receives very special gift

    Community National Bank donates 30 color graphing calculators.

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  • Midland ISD named Lone Star Governance Mentor District

    The TEA has invited Midland ISD to serve as a mentor district for the Lone Star Governance Exemplar Cohort. The mentor designation signifies that the district has already successfully implemented Lone Star Governance for more than a year, has a wealth of knowledge, and is willing to share with other districts concerning effective implementation of this work.

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  • Call for Quality Schools

    Through the district's second Call for Quality Schools process, we sought partners inside and outside the district to design new and re-imagine existing in-district schools, programs, and talent ideas to ensure a high quality seat for each and every student. Several great ideas have been submitted, and it has been exciting reviewing the proposals submitted both internally and externally!

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