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...

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...

Midway Middle School Library Makeover Sep08

Midway Middle School...

It is no longer the same Midway Middle School library you remember. The decision was made to give the middle school library a bit of a face-lift. After gutting most of the interior, this new project is nearly finished. It will feature various aspects that are innovative, and allow students to...

A Look Behind the Crown Feb11

A Look Behind the Cr...

  Cassie Thomas is a 2006 Midway High School graduate and was selected as 2015 Mrs. Central Texas. Cassie has a heart for her community and enjoys giving back in as many ways possible. A couple weeks ago, Cassie had the special treat of reading to students at South Bosque Elementary...

A Foundation of Insp...

Midway graduate gives back to foster success Reflecting on his experience growing up in Midway ISD, Brian Townley, Class of 1988, recognizes that his motivation was shaped and molded by teachers who empowered him to succeed. “I think of education as the means of developing our greatest...

Midway Legend Returns Dec07

Midway Legend Return...

Dressed from head to toe in Native American war regalia, David Vardeman excitedly shares his collection of artifacts to all who are curious. This retired English teacher has become an icon at Midway ISD. “Most boys collected baseball cards or coins, but me, I was interested in Native...

Midway Grad Earns Co...

Riley Gardell is a 2015 graduate from Midway High School, and he is anything but ordinary. Riley showed great interest in serving the community during his time at MHS, through which he earned the Spirit of Midway Award four times. This year, Riley made huge strides by achieving what he has...