#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see MISD K-12 science in action.   November’s featured Tweeters are Emily Arlitt, Andrei Perdon, Ginger Rhodes, Erica Serrato, and Jenna Zerebny!     Have you searched #1MidwayScience...

MMS All-Region Orchestra Nov29

MMS All-Region Orche...

The MMS and Intermediate orchestra musicians attended the All-Region orchestra auditions this month. Twenty-seven middle school students, directed by Terence Guerrero, participated and 15 made it into the all-region orchestra including one student from River Valley Intermediate....

MMS All-Region Band Nov29

MMS All-Region Band

On November 4, the MMS band attended All-Region band auditions (hosted at Midway Middle School). A record-breaking 54 musicians made either the Symphonic or Concert All-Region bands and had one 1st alternate. Fourteen students were named 1st chair. The Texas Music Educators Association which...

Midway Science Teach...

Midway’s very own Holly Land won the 2017 Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching. She is featured in the November issue of Texas Magazine.  You can view the article on pages 19-20 of the magazine by clicking...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see all of the amazing things going on in science classrooms across the district! October’s featured Tweeters are Kasha Gorham, Amy Millet, Nancy Patel, Debbie Strouse, Jackie Villarreal, and Diane...

H.O.T. Fair and Rodeo Results Oct17

H.O.T. Fair and Rode...

The results are in! Heart of Texas Fair and Rodeo has awarded 53 Midway students with medals (and a crown) in categories ranging from Magazine Ads to Spelling Bee. The results are below. Congratulations to all Midway participants! HOT PSA winners: 2017 Magazine Ad: Grand Champion Aleena...

Jerry Lewis: Distinguished Educator and So Much More Oct13

Jerry Lewis: Disting...

By Juliann Riggin, MHS Independent Study in Journalism Student By Juliann Riggin, MHS Independent Study in Journalism Student It’s hard to attend Midway ISD without knowing who Jerry Lewis is. From serving as a principal for various elementary schools to being a bus driver and football game...

Mrs. Sherilyn Lewis, Distinguished Service Recipient Oct13

Mrs. Sherilyn Lewis,...

By Georgia Holland, MHS Independent Study in Journalism Student Midway ISD was much different than it was 43 years ago. Sherilyn Lewis can tell you just how far Midway has come since then. First employed as a first grade teacher, Lewis served as a Midway employee from 1974 until her...

Lions, Tigers and Ma...

Have you ever heard a child say, “When am I ever going to use this in real life?”, while helping them with their math homework? Natalie Burt, 7th grade math teacher at Midway Middle School showe d her students how the math concepts they learn in school can be applied outside of the classroom....

MHS Forensic Science...

By Michelle Morrow, Independent Study in Journalism Student Over the years Midway ISD Education Foundation has given many grants to Midway High School departments. This year the Midway ISD Education Foundation provided a grant to Kasha Gorham, teacher of Forensic Science. This grant provided...

GRANTS TRANSFORM LEA...

Flexible seating options and collaborative learning stations are transforming education, and the Midway ISD Education Foundation is a driving force behind providing the necessary tools to enhance these educational strategies at Midway ISD. Through the Grants for Great Ideas and Grant Express...

Midway Students Win Big At Film Festivals Oct10

Midway Students Win ...

48 Hour Film Festival Seven Midway AV Production students participated in the 48 Hour Film Festival this summer in Dallas. Their film “The Perfect Guy” won 2nd place for Best Film. At the festival, videography students gather for a 48-hour dash to write, shoot, and edit a short...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Presenting the #1MidwayScience Tweets of the Month!  The featured tweets for September 2017 are…   Check back at the end of October for the October Tweets of the Month.  And, don’t forget to search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see all of the amazing things going on in...

Glynn Dell and T. Bennie Ballew Honored With Distinguished Service Award Oct06

Glynn Dell and T. Be...

In today’s world most are familiar with the phase, “It takes a village” to raise a child. But that concept is hardly new. In the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s this was epitomized by beloved Midway educators, Glynn Dell Ballew and T. Bennie Ballew. After beginning their teaching careers in other...

11 National Merit Program Recognitions Oct04

11 National Merit Pr...

Midway High School students have a legacy of outstanding performance in standardized testing, ranking above both state and national averages on both the SAT and ACT. This year’s seniors are no exception. Eleven students have received notice of recognition through the National Merit Program,...

David Vardeman: Forty Years of Service and Dedication Sep29

David Vardeman: Fort...

Any former student of Mr. David Vardeman’s would be able to tell you “the Lysol story.” Anytime a student in Mr. Vardeman’s classroom would cough or sneeze, he would immediately jump up and spray their desk to prevent germs from spreading. While this seems like a practical thing for a teacher...

Sharron McKethan Zachry Honored as Distinquished Service Recipient Sep22

Sharron McKethan Zac...

From 1990 thru 2015 Sharron McKethan Zachry was a fixture in the Midway School District- a moving fixture. She loved all things MIDWAY and was always on the move in pursuit of the best for her students, staff and teachers. It all began while herself a student at Midway. Ms. Zachry...

Midway 5th Graders Receive Pocket Constitutions Sep20

Midway 5th Graders R...

The Alexander Breckenridge Society of the Children of the American Revolution in Waco, Texas have donated Pocket Constitutions to each fifth-grade student at Midway.  Along with the constitutions for each student, each Social Studies teacher at both River Valley Intermediate and Woodgate...

Midway Superintendent Named to Long-Range Steering Committee Aug22

Midway Superintenden...

The State Board of Education has created an 18-member steering committee to help it develop a new Long-Range Plan for Public Education. The committee will work throughout the 2017-2018 school year to draft recommendations that will be sent to the State Board, which will ultimately approve the...

111 AP Scholars Aug22

111 AP Scholars

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams....