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...

MISSION POSSIBLE! SUMMER READING PROGRAM Jan11

MISSION POSSIBLE! SU...

According to research, reading four to five books a summer prevents a decline in a student’s reading level. With this research, Hewitt Elementary was set up as the “headquarters” for the Mission Possible! Summer Reading Program. This program was made possible by a grant from the Midway ISD...

IF SIXTH GRADERS HOPPED LIKE A FROG Jan11

IF SIXTH GRADERS HOP...

Midway sixth graders at River Valley Intermediate School and Woodgate Intermediate School were visited by award-winning science and mathematics children’s author David M. Schwartz. This visit was made possible by a grant from the Midway ISD Education Foundation. Schwartz is the author of If...

Rookie Assistance Awards Sep22

Rookie Assistance Aw...

  Midway ISD employs a number of new teachers each year. Some of these employees are first year teachers, and they often have few supplies or decorations for their classrooms. Often, teachers would like to have these additional items for their classrooms so that their rooms are as attractive...

Education Foundation Invests in the Future Through Special Reading Instruction May27

Education Foundation...

The Midway ISD Education Foundation has granted classroom grant wishes for almost twelve years now, but this year the nonprofit organization is reaching out to help provide extensive reading training for primary grade level teachers. With the support of a grant from the Alcoa Foundation, the...

Dare to Compare: CSI Midway Mar03

Dare to Compare: CSI...

As a child, we often times dream about playing a character on our favorite investigation show. For students in Kasha Gorham’s class, students were able to see their dreams come to life. Due to a grant provided and funded by the Midway ISD Education Foundation, Kasha Gorham’s class was able to...