Dell National Semifinalists Dec14

Dell National Semifi...

Four Midway seniors recently qualified as semifinalists for the nationally renowned Dell Scholarship, which provides students with financial assistance, resources, and mentoring to ensure they have the support they need to obtain a bachelor’s degree. The Dell Scholars Program is a college...

Central Texas Choral Society, Midway Students Plays Carnegie Hall Dec13

Central Texas Choral...

About the Performance Evan Watts, MHS Sophomore, and other community members in the Central Texas Choral Society (CTCS) performed last week at Carnegie Hall in New York City. They performed Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and Choral Fantasy as a part of the Distinguished Concerts International New...

Midway grad celebrates Christmas on Broadway Dec11

Midway grad celebrat...

Midway alum Julian Diaz-Granados makes his Broadway debut this month in Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show. The variety show is headlined by former American Idol stars Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre,...

Apple Distinguished ...

In 2013, Midway embarked on an innovative one-to-one initiative that provided digital devices to every student. This helped level the playing field for access to computers, and also provided endless classroom resources for teachers. As the programming and curriculum developed, Midway ISD has...

#1MidwayScience Tweets of the Month – October 2018 Nov09

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action.   Featured Tweeters from October were: Katy McConal, Haylee Boast, Amanda Endsley, April McAdams, Allison Dungan, Kelly Capron, Kristin Kegley, Kasha Gorham, Trista Barnett, Lorrane Ludewig, Christy Glaser, Abbi...

Good Friends + Good Music = Great Memories Feature Story Nov08

Good Friends + Good ...

By Brooke Burns Learning to play a musical instrument at a young age has several benefits that include improving memory skills, creating a sense of achievement, improving reading and comprehension skills, improving social skills, and more. For the 3rd and 4th grade students at Castleman Creek...

Ready Bodies, Learning Minds Nov08

Ready Bodies, Learni...

By Kaitlin Morley “It’s time to go to the motor lab!” Ms. High’s new favorite phrase. The motor lab means a 25 minute break from the normal classroom setting. Instead, the students get to play with bouncy balls, stretch, practice breathing techniques and so much more. The curriculum...

Two National Accolades Nov02

Two National Accolad...

Midway Teacher Recognized at National Level in Two Fields in One Month It’s been quite a month for Susan Jones, debate and computer science teacher at Midway High School. Jones, who has worked at Midway since 2011, was announced as a national-level educator in both computer science and debate...

2018 Hall of Fame Inductees Oct29

2018 Hall of Fame In...

Congratulations to Kolby Kilgo, Kenna Kilgo, 2010 State Softball Champions, and Coach Tim O’Leary! Kolby Kilgo Kolby is being inducted as an Outstanding Tennis Athlete and State Champion.  Kolby competed on the varsity level beginning as a freshman in 2006.  He was voted All District...

A playground for all

Along with the unveiling of the sun this week, Hewitt Elementary opened up a new handicap accessible playground. The project includes 3,000 square feet of rubber ground that is wheelchair friendly, as well as a wheel chair glider swing, a wheelchair accessible ramp, and lowered steps for...

Homecoming Queen, Court 2018 Oct17

Homecoming Queen, Co...

  Homecoming Queen Makayla Parker is the daughter of Michael and Jennifer Parker of Hewitt.  Makayla’s school achievements and activities have included Spirit of Midway, AVID, Theatre, and Soccer.  Her favorite community activity has been volunteering at Spring Valley’s Fall Carnival and...

Outstanding Art Educator Oct12

Outstanding Art Educ...

Midway Middle School Art Teacher Rhonda Goff has been named the 2018 Middle School Outstanding Art Educator by the Texas Art Education Association for her significant contributions to the association and to art education on the state. Goff has served as Regional Director for Region 12 Jr....

Break the Code and Crack Open a Whole New World of Learning Oct11

Break the Code and C...

Brooke Burns, PR Intern at the Education Foundation The 8th grade students at Midway Middle School are being immersed in a new way to review for upcoming tests. In order to win a bonus point on a test or candy, the students have to crack open the code on the lock. The only way to crack the...

National Merit Honorees Oct09

National Merit Honor...

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. Twelve students have received notice of recognition through the National Merit Program,...

Student Highlight: Krista Gore Oct09

Student Highlight: K...

Krista Gore, MHS senior and AV Production Students, swept the Heart of Texas Fair & Rodeo PSA and Art Contests winning for video, magazine, and senior class art. First prize for each of those categories is $500 making Krista the first Midway High School student to win first place in that...

Heart of Texas Fair & Rodeo 2018 Oct09

Heart of Texas Fair ...

The results are in! Heart of Texas Fair and Rodeo has awarded 44 Midway students with medals in categories ranging from Magazine Ads, AV Production, Spelling Bees and more. The results are below. Congratulations to all Midway participants! HOT PSA winners: Left to right: Carter Forrest – TV...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action.   Featured Tweeters from August and September were: Rachel Abarca-Contreras, Andrea Anderson, Emily Arlitt, Christy Baish, Matt Bennett, Tonya Bottoms, Jennifer Davis, Christopher Eberlein, Monica Flemister, Jacki...

Summer training manifests in Fall Oct01

Summer training mani...

Midway Teachers Turn Summer Learning into Teachable Moments by: Courtney Jerkins   The summer is a time to rest, relax, and travel. But, this past summer, teachers throughout Midway spent their time “off” preparing for the 2018-2019 school year. In June and July, Midway’s dedicated teachers...

Media Honor Roll Sep20

Media Honor Roll

Local Media Named to State Honor Roll   Midway ISD has selected ten media representatives to the 2018 Media Honor Roll, a program sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB). The Media Honor Roll recognizes media representatives statewide for fair and balanced reporting of news...

International Science & Engineering Fair Sep12

International Scienc...

Midway Junior Wins Second Place and an Asteroid at International Science Fair After winning first place at the Texas State Science Fair, Midway Junior Remi Labeille competed in the 2018 Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF). In the category of Chemical Energy, Remi won...