#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action.   Featured Tweeters from October were: Katy McConal, Haylee Boast, Amanda Endsley, April McAdams, Allison Dungan, Kelly Capron, Kristin Kegley, Kasha Gorham, Trista Barnett, Lorrane Ludewig, Christy Glaser, Abbi...

Homecoming Queen, Court 2018 Oct17

Homecoming Queen, Co...

  Homecoming Queen Makayla Parker is the daughter of Michael and Jennifer Parker of Hewitt.  Makayla’s school achievements and activities have included Spirit of Midway, AVID, Theatre, and Soccer.  Her favorite community activity has been volunteering at Spring Valley’s Fall Carnival and...

National Merit Honorees Oct09

National Merit Honor...

Midway High School students have a legacy of outstanding performance in standardized testing, ranking above both state and national averages on both the SAT and ACT. This year’s seniors are no exception. Twelve students have received notice of recognition through the National Merit Program,...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action.   Featured Tweeters from August and September were: Rachel Abarca-Contreras, Andrea Anderson, Emily Arlitt, Christy Baish, Matt Bennett, Tonya Bottoms, Jennifer Davis, Christopher Eberlein, Monica Flemister, Jacki...

International Science & Engineering Fair Sep12

International Scienc...

Midway Junior Wins Second Place and an Asteroid at International Science Fair After winning first place at the Texas State Science Fair, Midway Junior Remi Labeille competed in the 2018 Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF). In the category of Chemical Energy, Remi won...

126 AP Scholar Awards Aug29

126 AP Scholar Award...

162 students at Midway High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses...

Debate Finishes Top 34 in Nation Aug28

Debate Finishes Top ...

The Policy Debate team of Hanxing Kuang and Anna Lucas (Midway KL) competed at the National Speech & Debate Association National Tournament in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in June. 186 teams competed in the Policy Debate division at NSDA Nationals. Midway KL completed prelims with a 4-2...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action. Summer’s Featured Tweeters are: Morgan Castillo, Sami Cox, Elizabeth Fox, Jennifer Gibson, Blythe Guerra, and Meera Hodges! Also over the Summer, #1MidwayScience received a special Science shout-out from River...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action.   May’s Featured Tweeters are: Holly Land, ShaLynna Mosley, and Dr. Aaron Pena!            Also in May, #1MidwayScience received special Science shout-outs from River Valley Intermediate and Speegleville Elementary....

UIL State Speller: Anna Turner May15

UIL State Speller: A...

With a score of 93 in Class 6A Spelling and Vocabulary and a tie-breaker score of 19, junior Anna Turner won 3rd place at the State UIL Academic Meet. Anna has been competing in spelling and vocabulary for most of her school life. She and her twin brother even made it to the Scripps Spelling...

MHS MCJROTC Program Top Ten In Four-Sate Region May01

MHS MCJROTC Program ...

In their first time competing at regionals, Midway High School MCJROTC students scored high among over 59 other programs across Region 5. Region 5 includes MCJROTC programs in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Twenty-four of those programs qualified to compete at regionals this...

MHS Students Place High in State Journalism Contest May01

MHS Students Place H...

The National Federation of Press Women Texas award committee has just announced the winners of the 2018 Edith Fox King High School Journalism Contest. Midway students earned 40 honors for writing, design, and photography in this state‐wide contest for high school journalism students. The...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action.   April’s Featured Tweeters were: Haylee Boast, Elizabeth Fox, Jennifer Gibson, April McAdams, Nancy Patel, Amy Roenfanz, Andrea Ruiz, Jennifer Stanley, and Dawn Walker!      Also in April, #1MidwayScience received...

Henry Downs DAR Essay Winners Apr13

Henry Downs DAR Essa...

Rida Fatima Hussain: The Henry Downs Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce the2017-18 American History Essay Contest Winner.  This year’s theme was “World War I: Remembering the War to End All Wars”.  Rida Fatima Hussain, a...

Class of 2018 Senior Favorites Apr12

Class of 2018 Senior...

Senior Class Favorites 2018 Most Theatrical – Andy Kanz & Bethany Johnson Best Dressed – Kaitori Leveston & Izzy Veloz Most Musical – Jamie West & Augusta Schubert Most Athletic – Tanner Mordecai & JaNaiya Davis Most Panther Spirit – Kade...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action.   March’s Featured Tweeters were: Susie Baley, Kappy Edwards, Christy Glaser, Darian Schmeltekopf, and Corinne Stephenson!     Also in March, #1MidwayScience received special Science shout-outs from River Valley...

MHS State French Competition Apr05

MHS State French Com...

Midway High School students participated in this year’s Texas French Symposium. The Texas French Symposium is a statewide competition for high school students of French (non-native French speakers). French teachers from any high school in Texas may bring students to compete in oral...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action.   February’s Featured Tweeters are: Jill Cartwright, Jennifer Davis, Jacki Friedholm, Marla Jaynes, Missy Keen, Courtney Miller, Donna Stovall, and Susan Whitley!       Also in February, #1MidwayScience received...

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...

National Merit Finalists: Kuang & Kanz Feb14

National Merit Final...

Midway High School students have a legacy of outstanding performance in standardized testing, ranking above both state and national averages on both the SAT and ACT. This year’s seniors are no exception. Eleven students have received notice of recognition through the National Merit Program,...

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...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action.   In January, #1MidwayScience received special Science shout-outs from Midway, Castleman Creek Elementary, Speegleville Elementary, and South Bosque Elementary.     January’s Featured Tweeters are: Andrea Anderson,...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action. December’s featured Tweeters are Rachel Abarca-Contreras, Tonya Bottoms, Kristi Clark, Sydney Groveton, Blythe Guerra, Tasha Haferkamp, Kristen Holland, Abbi Hope, Suzanne Kelley, Peggy Kilgo, Taylor Lange, Nancy...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see MISD K-12 science in action.   November’s featured Tweeters are Emily Arlitt, Andrei Perdon, Ginger Rhodes, Erica Serrato, and Jenna Zerebny!     Have you searched #1MidwayScience...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see all of the amazing things going on in science classrooms across the district! October’s featured Tweeters are Kasha Gorham, Amy Millet, Nancy Patel, Debbie Strouse, Jackie Villarreal, and Diane...

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...

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Presenting the #1MidwayScience Tweets of the Month!  The featured tweets for September 2017 are…   Morgan Castillo, Elizabeth Fox, Jennifer Gibson, Aaron Nowell, Jennifer Stanley, and Lora Tepe!   Check back at the end of October for the October Tweets of the Month.  And, don’t...

11 National Merit Program Recognitions Oct04

11 National Merit Pr...

Midway High School students have a legacy of outstanding performance in standardized testing, ranking above both state and national averages on both the SAT and ACT. This year’s seniors are no exception. Eleven students have received notice of recognition through the National Merit Program,...

Midway 5th Graders Receive Pocket Constitutions Sep20

Midway 5th Graders R...

The Alexander Breckenridge Society of the Children of the American Revolution in Waco, Texas have donated Pocket Constitutions to each fifth-grade student at Midway.  Along with the constitutions for each student, each Social Studies teacher at both River Valley Intermediate and Woodgate...

111 AP Scholars Aug22

111 AP Scholars

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams....

MMS PALs Raise $2500 for Community Cancer Association Jun12

MMS PALs Raise $2500...

MMS Peer Assistance & Leadership (PALs) program raised $2500 during the 2016-2017 year. They presented the giant check to the Community Cancer Association of McLennan Country. The Community Cancer Association(CCA) works with local cancer patients and their families to address some of the...

Students Ace National French Exam Jun07

Students Ace Nationa...

On May 23, Midway High School the National French Exam (Le Grand Concours) and some were inducted into the National French Honor Society (Société Honoraire de Français).    The following are the results of the exam: Level 1: Anna Turner – silver- 90th percentile (rank #4 Cen. Texas chapter...

Class of 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Jun01

Class of 2017 Valedi...

Midway High School Valedictorian Edward Sangyoon Kim is the son of Sung-Kun Kim and Sang-Nam Yi of Waco. Edward won the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2016 Best of Category and 1st Grand Award in Biochemistry, earning him the Intel and Indo-U.S. Science &...

MHS Debate Team Sweeps District, Quarterfinals at State and Qualify for Nationals May12

MHS Debate Team Swee...

District Competition Results: Edward Kim & Hanson Kuang – 1st Karissa Cleaver & Anna Lucas – 2nd Stephen Bender & Ben White – 3rd (alternates for State) Hanson Kuang* won Top Speaker   The MHS Debate team competed at the UIL CX State tournament Austin. The team of Anna Lucas...

Midway Seventh Graders Test Higher than Half the Nation’s Seniors Apr21

Midway Seventh Grade...

An impressive 18 Midway Middle School students qualified for the 36th annual Duke University Talent Identification Program’s State Recognition. The seventh grade students who received this honor earned scores equal to or better than half of the college-bound junior and seniors who took the...

Midway Student Places in National Entrepreneur Competition Apr19

Midway Student Place...

Midway Sophomore, Addison Bain won 3rd place in the nationwide Baylor Youth Entrepreneur of the Year contest. Addison was nominated earlier this year by  2 Midway H.S. teachers and 1 H.S. Counselor (unbeknownst to each other), into this contest. She was awarded 3rd place and spent the day at...

Two Midway Seniors Named Dell Scholars Apr19

Two Midway Seniors N...

Two Midway High School seniors, Julie Nguyen and Shaurmeyun “Shea” Isaac, have earned $20,000 scholarships from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.   Students who are chosen as Dell Scholars have demonstrated grit, potential and ambition in their quest for a college education. ...

Midway Senior Receives Big Technology Honor Mar27

Midway Senior Receiv...

Midway senior, Maddie Schwarz has been selected as a 2017 recipient of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing award. The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is the only national non-profit focused on...

MHS Freshman Performs Duties as Honorary Senate Page Feb24

MHS Freshman Perform...

MHS freshman, David Granger traveled to Austin Thursday to serve as honorary page during a session of the 85th General Assembly of the Texas Senate. Granger received an invitation to participate in the Senate Honorary Page Program from Texas State Senator Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury). Senator...

Midway Junior Spends Day in Senate Jan12

Midway Junior Spends...

Midway junior and Miss Teen Waco, Madeline Nichols, spent the first day of the legislative session with Representative Doc Anderson and Senator Brian Birdwell at the State Capitol in Austin. Nichols was crowned Miss Teen Waco in August 2016. Her community involvement platform is “A...

Homecoming Queen Lexi Smock Oct11

Homecoming Queen Lex...

  Class of 2017 Homecoming Queen is Lexi Smock. Lexi is the daughter of Jackie Van Schoik and Albert Smock. Lexi’s school achievements & activities have included varsity cheer co-captain, band, and state qualifier for power lifting. Her favorite community activity has been competing with...

Record 17 Midway Students Recognized by National Merit Program Oct07

Record 17 Midway Stu...

Midway High School students have a legacy of outstanding performance in standardized testing, ranking above both state and national averages on both the SAT and ACT. This year’s seniors are no exception, and in fact, this phenomenal class has set an impressive record. Seventeen students –the...

85 Midway scholars awarded by College Board AP program Aug01

85 Midway scholars a...

Eighty-five students at Midway High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level...

Student Council Earns Statewide Recognition Jun09

Student Council Earn...

For outstanding achievement in leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, Midway High School has been recognized by the Texas Association of Student Councils (TASC) as a Sweepstakes Council.  Sweepstakes councils must be recognized as an Outstanding...

Impacting senior citizens and human trafficking… yes, you read that correctly! Jun01

Impacting senior cit...

The Midway High School Class of 2016 valedictorian and salutatorian are making more of a mark than an A+ in their academic careers. Matthew Parsons founded a group to entertain seniors in local nursing homes, and Amanda Lapes helped establish an awareness group for human trafficking (founded...

UIL State Language Masters May26

UIL State Language M...

Congratulations to freshman Anna Turner and senior Yuchen “Wendy” Hua, Midway’s state UIL Language Arts competitors. Anna placed fourth at state in spelling and Wendy placed seventh in ready writing. Each year, the UIL Spelling and Vocabulary Contest is based on a different...

Class Favorites 2016 Apr01

Class Favorites 2016

Congratulations to the Class Favorites of 2016: Most Theatrical-Female– Kylie Keele Most Theatrical-Male –Jonah Hardt Best Dressed Male-Chris Curry Fashionista Female-Brooke Dixon Most Musical-Female– Hannah Burnett Most Musical-Male-Isaac Bradley Most Athletic-Female-Taylor Ellis...

Debate Team Wins Leading Chapter Award Mar03

Debate Team Wins Lea...

Call it a “Steve Harvey Moment.” The emcee for the National Speech & Debate Association’s district competition called his omission “a major screw up.” You can debate about it, but either way, Midway High School’s Debate Team was left dressed their best in coats and ties waiting for their...

Corrigan activities benefit charity and scholarships Feb29

Corrigan activities ...

MHS Student Council hosts an annual week-long tradition called Corrigan, which is like Midway’s version of Sadie Hawkins.  This year, Corrigan Week was February 15th through February 19th.  On Monday, the upperclasswomen led off Corrigan with a Junior vs. Senior Powderpuff game,...

Midway Senior Named to Top 15,000 Students in U.S. Feb19

Midway Senior Named ...

Christopher Joseph Curry, a senior at Midway High School, has been named a 2016 National Merit Finalist for his score on the PSAT test, scoring among the top one percent of the more than 1.5 million students who took the exam to earn the distinction. The National Merit Scholarship Program is...

Midway High School Opens Writing Lab for Students Dec14

Midway High School O...

On Monday, November 9, 2015, the Midway High School Writing Lab opened for all students.  Because writing is a necessary skill for all students and is required in most content areas, the campus understands the importance of having a resource like this available. The lab is run by English...

Record 15 Midway Students Recognized by National Merit Program Nov18

Record 15 Midway Stu...

Midway High School students have a legacy of outstanding performance in standardized testing, ranking above both state and national averages on both the SAT and ACT. This year’s seniors are no exception. Fifteen students –the most in Midway High School history–have received notice of...

AVID Students at TCU & More Oct02

AVID Students at TCU...

AVID takes students on 2 field  trips per school year, one in the fall semester, and one in the spring semester.  We have visited the following schools: TCU, SMU, UT, UNT, Texas A&M, SHSU, Tarleton, and UMHB.  Kids are given the opportunity to tour the campus to see and hear what the...

National Association of Professional Development Schools Highlights MMS Sep11

National Association...

Midway Middle School was established as a Professional Development School during the 2014-2015 school year. Data revealed more students from diverse economic backgrounds have enrolled at the campus and state assessment scores showed instructional practices of past years were not promoting...

Midway Schools earn ...

Thanks to the hard work of both our teachers and students, Midway ISD showed great academic gains in the 2014-2015 school year. The advances in student achievement were so plentiful that nine out of our ten campuses received at least two Distinction Designations from the Texas Education...

Midway Middle School Students Earn Academic Recognition Apr29

Midway Middle School...

A record-breaking 25 Midway Middle School students qualified for the 34th annual Duke University Talent Identification Program. The seventh grade students who received this honor earned scores equal to or better than half of the college-bound junior and seniors who took the SAT or ACT tests...