Gus Routh Appointed to West Point Mar19

Gus Routh Appointed ...

This past week, Midway High School student Gus Routh received his certificate of appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point. Routh was nominated for West Point by Texas Congressmen Bill Flores and John Cornyn earlier this school year. Gus is the son of Brooke and Bo Routh...

#1MidwayScience Tweets of the Month – January/February 2019 Mar01

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action. Featured Tweeters from January/February were: Rachel Abarca, Allison Bobo, Tonya Bottoms, Leslie Chapman, Jacki Friedholm, Kasha Gorham, Tasha Haferkamp, Abbi Hope, Marla Jaynes, Taylor Lange, Ashley Leatham, April...

MHS students advance in science fair Feb28

MHS students advance...

Photos by Mariah Cox, Jessica Haner, and Daniel PerryArticle by Krystle Moos On February 26th, Remi Labeille and Sophie Kearney participated in the Central Texas Science and Engineering Fair after months of hard work on their Science Fair projects.   Sophie’s project “An...

MIDWAY SENIOR EARNS PRESTIGIOUS CONGRESSIONAL AWARD Feb13

MIDWAY SENIOR EARNS ...

Emily Kate Mosley, Class of 2019, is the latest Midway High School student to earn the prestigious Congressional Medal established in 1979 to recognize outstanding initiative, service and achievement in young people. Emily Kate has participated in the Spirit of Midway recognition program...

Panther Chefs head to Minute Maid Park Jan28

Panther Chefs head t...

Midway students advance to state cooking competition Congrats to Midway High School Panther Chef Winners DQ Carter and Rifka Hacker. Their “Garden of Eden” dish advances the senior duo to the Aramark’s state cooking competition called Lone Star Chef at Minute Maid Park in Houston....

Four students score perfect on ACT Jan14

Four students score ...

Four Midway High School students earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36 in 2018. Juniors Matthew Stamey, son of Anndrea and James Stamey, and Amilia Warkentine, daughter of Angie and Brian Warkentine, achieved their perfect scores in the recent December test administration....

#1MidwayScience Tweets of the Month – November/December 2018 Jan10

#1MidwayScience Twee...

Search #1MidwayScience on Twitter to see Midway K-12 science in action. Featured Tweeters from November/December were:Ruby Bryant, Morgan Castillo, Samantha Cox, Monica Flemister, Elizabeth Fox, Meera Hodges, Suzanne Kelley, Angie Rios, and Jenna Simpson! Also in December, #1MidwayScience...

Dell National Semifinalists Dec14

Dell National Semifi...

Four Midway seniors recently qualified as semifinalists for the nationally renowned Dell Scholarship, which provides students with financial assistance, resources, and mentoring to ensure they have the support they need to obtain a bachelor’s degree. The Dell Scholars Program is a college...

Central Texas Choral Society, Midway Students Plays Carnegie Hall Dec13

Central Texas Choral...

About the Performance Evan Watts, MHS Sophomore, and other community members in the Central Texas Choral Society (CTCS) performed last week at Carnegie Hall in New York City. They performed Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and Choral Fantasy as a part of the Distinguished Concerts International New...

Midway grad celebrates Christmas on Broadway Dec11

Midway grad celebrat...

Midway alum Julian Diaz-Granados makes his Broadway debut this month in Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show. The variety show is headlined by former American Idol stars Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre,...

Apple Distinguished ...

In 2013, Midway embarked on an innovative one-to-one initiative that provided digital devices to every student. This helped level the playing field for access to computers, and also provided endless classroom resources for teachers. As the programming and curriculum developed, Midway ISD has...

#1MidwayScience Tweets of the Month – October 2018 Nov09

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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...

Good Friends + Good Music = Great Memories Feature Story Nov08

Good Friends + Good ...

By Brooke Burns Learning to play a musical instrument at a young age has several benefits that include improving memory skills, creating a sense of achievement, improving reading and comprehension skills, improving social skills, and more. For the 3rd and 4th grade students at Castleman Creek...

Ready Bodies, Learning Minds Nov08

Ready Bodies, Learni...

By Kaitlin Morley “It’s time to go to the motor lab!” Ms. High’s new favorite phrase. The motor lab means a 25 minute break from the normal classroom setting. Instead, the students get to play with bouncy balls, stretch, practice breathing techniques and so much more. The curriculum...

Two National Accolades Nov02

Two National Accolad...

Midway Teacher Recognized at National Level in Two Fields in One Month It’s been quite a month for Susan Jones, debate and computer science teacher at Midway High School. Jones, who has worked at Midway since 2011, was announced as a national-level educator in both computer science and debate...

2018 Hall of Fame Inductees Oct29

2018 Hall of Fame In...

Congratulations to Kolby Kilgo, Kenna Kilgo, 2010 State Softball Champions, and Coach Tim O’Leary! Kolby Kilgo Kolby is being inducted as an Outstanding Tennis Athlete and State Champion.  Kolby competed on the varsity level beginning as a freshman in 2006.  He was voted All District...

A playground for all

Along with the unveiling of the sun this week, Hewitt Elementary opened up a new handicap accessible playground. The project includes 3,000 square feet of rubber ground that is wheelchair friendly, as well as a wheel chair glider swing, a wheelchair accessible ramp, and lowered steps for...

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...

Outstanding Art Educator Oct12

Outstanding Art Educ...

Midway Middle School Art Teacher Rhonda Goff has been named the 2018 Middle School Outstanding Art Educator by the Texas Art Education Association for her significant contributions to the association and to art education on the state. Goff has served as Regional Director for Region 12 Jr....

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...