Students find extracurricular music success Mar30

Students find extrac...

Cooper Johnson, Junior Cooper was accepted into the Oberlin Conservatory of Music’s summer Percussion Institute in Oberlin, Ohio that takes place from June 25 to July 1. While there, Cooper will participate in a week of master classes, clinics, hands-on workshops, recitals, and lectures in a...

Midway Violinist Wins National Music Competition Mar28

Midway Violinist Win...

Haeun Moon of Waco, Texas, won top honors at the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Senior String Competition finals on March 19 at Baltimore MD during the 2017 MTNA National Conference. Haeun Moon is 15-year-old violinist from Waco, TX.  She studied violin with Dr. Julia Hardie and...

MMS Bands Earn Sweepstakes Mar17

MMS Bands Earn Sweep...

On Friday, Mar. 3, the Midway Middle School Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dawn Henry, and the Symphonic Band, under the direction of Ken McLellan, attended the UIL Region 8 concert and sight reading competition.  Both bands received superior (division one) ratings in all events. Both...

All-State Choir Students Jan18

All-State Choir Stud...

Ten Midway High School choral students have been named to Texas Music Educators Association All-State Choirs. Congratulations to Brittany Brewer, Josie Pooler, Meredith Marcum, Kimberly Chancellor, Christina Morris, Mia Scott, Stephen Zheng, Joshua Tripp, Haley Luse, and Jeffrey Hulbert....

51 MMS All-Region Band Musicians Dec16

51 MMS All-Region Ba...

51 middle school band students earned a chair in the All-Region Band!  The All-Region Band is comprised of the best musicians from our region, selected through a very rigorous audition process. Students were required to perform two pre-selected audition pieces, as well as major and chromatic...

MHS International Thespians Dec15

MHS International Th...

Six Midway High School students qualified to compete at the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska this summer. The students competed at the qualifying competition against more than 7,500 students from all over Texas for an opportunity to participate at the international level....

All-State Musicians Dec14

All-State Musicians

Midway High School has four orchestra students selected as All-State musicians by the Texas Music Educators Association, an honor that only the top three percent of musicians who initially audition achieve.   The following students will perform with the Texas All-State Orchestra in San...

MHS Choir Early Season Successes Nov09

MHS Choir Early Seas...

What an opening number! The Midway High School Choir Program has had a great start to the school year, bringing in awards, strong performances, and recognition for leadership. In October, Choir Directors Jeff and Jannifer Rice were featured in the first of a series of profiles launched by the...

MMS Student Wins Pho...

Midway Middle School Student Wins Grand Prize in HOT Fair Junior Class Photo Contest James Beavers, a seventh grade student at Midway Middle School, won the grand prize in the junior level of the HOT Fair Western Heritage Photography Contest. His photo was on display during the fair in the...

We Were All Fish Onc...

We Were All Fish Once Class of 2017 looks back on freshman year   By Autumn Newman, Panther Post Newspaper Staff   We’ve been back to school for a month now, and everyone has settled into their classes and school work. The seniors are enjoying being on the top of the heap, and they’re looking...