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...

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...

Torchbearer Banquet ...

by Katie Frost, Baylor University Intern Special Olympics focuses on what an athlete can do, rather than what they cannot do. Disabilities fade away, and sport training, athletic competition and team work are implemented. To celebrate an athlete’s hard work, Midway ISD Education Foundation is...

TEA Time Creates Col...

Last year, the fourth grade students of Castleman Creek Elementary would have never expected to be using robots in their school library. However, thanks to the generous grant provided by the Midway Education Foundation and named in honor of Blaine Spradlin at Farmers Insurance Group, students...

Ribbon Cutting Cerem...

Midway High School will celebrate the installment of its CONNECTlabs, new innovative learning spaces, with a ribbon cutting event at 4 p.m. March 12. The labs provide a collaborative and active learning environment where teaching and learning can flourish. After researching students’ use of...

Spirt of Midway Brea...

The 2017-2018 Spirit of Midway breakfast honoring Midway High School students’ volunteer and community leadership efforts will be held at Crestview Church of Christ’s Community Center, located at 7129 Delhi, Woodway, on Wednesday, March 14th, at 8:00 a.m. Students are chosen for the Spirit of...

Fishing for Success ...

by Juliann Riggin, MHS Independent Study in Journalism Student Middle school physical education teacher Jonathan Cofer recently received a grant for a fishing education tool called Backyard Bass, a set of plastic fish that serve as targets for novice fishermen to use in his outdoor adventure...

Light the SP(A)RK with an Education Foundation Grant Jan10

Light the SP(A)RK wi...

By Marshal Tompkins, MHS Independent Study in Journalism student The computer science teachers at Midway High School and Midway Middle School recently received a grant from the Midway ISD Education Foundation for two class sets of SPRK+ robots that will aid approximately 400 students each...

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...