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...

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...

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...

Partly Cloudy with a...

This time of year you might feel that you actually could fry an egg on the hot sidewalk, but a quick look at the Wunderground website (www.wunderground.com) might confirm the actual temperature very close to your own neighborhood. Through a gift to the Midway ISD Education Foundation, KWTX...

Traveling Toward Texas History – A Trip to the Bosque Museum Apr19

Traveling Toward Tex...

Fourth grade students at South Bosque Elementary School were given the opportunity to travel back in time and experience life in Paleo America on a field trip to the Bosque Museum in Clifton, TX. “I want my students to experience the historic and prehistoric resources that the Bosque Museum...

All Aboard the STEAM Train! Apr19

All Aboard the STEAM...

Students who can think critically are able to solve problems effectively and will be more successful adults and employees in their future workplaces. Holly Land, fourth grade science and social studies teacher at South Bosque Elementary School, implemented Destination Imagination to help...

Breakout of the Norm Mar22

Breakout of the Norm

Over the past five years, Escape Rooms have become a breakout form of entertainment across the nation. Thanks to a grant from Midway ISD Education Foundation, teachers are able to purchase supplies that turn fun escape room challenges into valuable learning experiences. Dawn Walker, an...

MIDWAY BOARD OF DIRECTORS PROVIDE NEW EDUCATION TOOLS FOR HIGH SCHOOL Jan11

MIDWAY BOARD OF DIRE...

Volunteers are the backbone of any organization, and the Midway ISD Education Foundation has 33 outstanding community volunteers who serve on our Board of Directors. These volunteers come from all over the Waco area, and from a variety of different roles in the community. From parents, to...

MIDWAY EDUCATION FOUNDATION GRANTS EDUCATOR’S WISHES Jan11

MIDWAY EDUCATION FOU...

According to a CBS news report, the average teacher spends $500 annually to provide additional materials for their classroom. The Midway ISD Education Foundation strives to address this problem through two district-wide programs: Grant Express and Grants for Great Ideas. Funded by public...