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...

Region 12 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year Sep12

Region 12 Outstandin...

April Harris, Assistant Principal of Midway Middle School, has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) as a Region 12 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year.  TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assistant principals from the twenty...

126 AP Scholar Awards Aug29

126 AP Scholar Award...

162 students at Midway High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses...

Debate Finishes Top 34 in Nation Aug28

Debate Finishes Top ...

The Policy Debate team of Hanxing Kuang and Anna Lucas (Midway KL) competed at the National Speech & Debate Association National Tournament in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in June. 186 teams competed in the Policy Debate division at NSDA Nationals. Midway KL completed prelims with a 4-2...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action. Summer’s Featured Tweeters are: Morgan Castillo, Sami Cox, Elizabeth Fox, Jennifer Gibson, Blythe Guerra, and Meera Hodges! Also over the Summer, #1MidwayScience received a special Science shout-out from River...

State-wide Leadershi...

Midway Freshman Represents AVID at State-wide Leadership Academy One thousand, one hundred twenty-one outstanding 4th-8th graders participated in Education in Action’s summer 2018 Lone Star Leadership Academy camps. Additionally, 24 student alumni returned to serve in a leadership role as...

First Year Teachers ...

First year teachers to Midway ISD were welcomed warmly to Midway ISD during the August 6 new employee orientation training with a $150 reimbursement provided by the Midway ISD Education Foundation and John Houston Custom Homes. Education Weekly says the average teacher spends $479 out of...

Midway Distinguished Alumnus Devotes Life to Changing Others May29

Midway Distinguished...

By Katie Frost, Baylor University Student Midway ISD Intern In a culture that tends to define our worth and value by the number of likes or friends on social media, it’s on us to think differently. Change University’s slogan is: “Cultivating Tomorrow’s Global Difference Makers!” According to...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action.   May’s Featured Tweeters are: Holly Land, ShaLynna Mosley, and Dr. Aaron Pena!            Also in May, #1MidwayScience received special Science shout-outs from River Valley Intermediate and Speegleville Elementary....

UIL State Speller: Anna Turner May15

UIL State Speller: A...

With a score of 93 in Class 6A Spelling and Vocabulary and a tie-breaker score of 19, junior Anna Turner won 3rd place at the State UIL Academic Meet. Anna has been competing in spelling and vocabulary for most of her school life. She and her twin brother even made it to the Scripps Spelling...