GRANTS TRANSFORM LEA...

Flexible seating options and collaborative learning stations are transforming education, and the Midway ISD Education Foundation is a driving force behind providing the necessary tools to enhance these educational strategies at Midway ISD. Through the Grants for Great Ideas and Grant Express...

Midway Students Win Big At Film Festivals Oct10

Midway Students Win ...

48 Hour Film Festival Seven Midway AV Production students participated in the 48 Hour Film Festival this summer in Dallas. Their film “The Perfect Guy” won 2nd place for Best Film. At the festival, videography students gather for a 48-hour dash to write, shoot, and edit a short...

#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,...

Glynn Dell and T. Bennie Ballew Honored With Distinguished Service Award Oct06

Glynn Dell and T. Be...

In today’s world most are familiar with the phase, “It takes a village” to raise a child. But that concept is hardly new. In the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s this was epitomized by beloved Midway educators, Glynn Dell Ballew and T. Bennie Ballew. After beginning their teaching careers in other...

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,...

David Vardeman: Forty Years of Service and Dedication Sep29

David Vardeman: Fort...

Any former student of Mr. David Vardeman’s would be able to tell you “the Lysol story.” Anytime a student in Mr. Vardeman’s classroom would cough or sneeze, he would immediately jump up and spray their desk to prevent germs from spreading. While this seems like a practical thing for a teacher...

Sharron McKethan Zachry Honored as Distinquished Service Recipient Sep22

Sharron McKethan Zac...

From 1990 thru 2015 Sharron McKethan Zachry was a fixture in the Midway School District- a moving fixture. She loved all things MIDWAY and was always on the move in pursuit of the best for her students, staff and teachers. It all began while herself a student at Midway. Ms. Zachry...

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...

Midway Superintendent Named to Long-Range Steering Committee Aug22

Midway Superintenden...

The State Board of Education has created an 18-member steering committee to help it develop a new Long-Range Plan for Public Education. The committee will work throughout the 2017-2018 school year to draft recommendations that will be sent to the State Board, which will ultimately approve the...

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....

Partly Cloudy with a...

This time of year you might feel that you actually could fry an egg on the hot sidewalk, but a quick look at the Wunderground website (www.wunderground.com) might confirm the actual temperature very close to your own neighborhood. Through a gift to the Midway ISD Education Foundation, KWTX...

New Strength & Conditioning Coach, Kevin Yoxall Jun21

New Strength & ...

A veteran of 28 years on the collegiate level,  Mr. Yoxall spent 3 years as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Rice University. Prior to Rice, he supervised the strength and conditioning programs at Strake Jesuit Prep in Houston for one year. Mr. Yoxall was also the Head Strength and...

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 &...

Friends of Midway 2017 May30

Friends of Midway 20...

A translator, a law mentor, an avid reader, a creator of learning environments, and a provider of elementary literacy… true friends of Midway’s public schools are fulfilling diverse needs of a robust school system. Each year, the district recognizes voluntary gifts of individuals and...

Congratulations to Our 2017 Retirees May25

Congratulations to O...

Congratulations to Our 2017 Retirees Thank you for your combined 350 years of service to the children of Midway ISD!   CASTLEMAN CREEK ELEMENTARY Debbie Dibrell ~ HEWITT ELEMENTARY Pam Chick, Nancy Hurst, Carol Jones, Gloria McFarling, Rosa Reveles & Crecencia Zuniga ~ SOUTH...

Midway ISD Announces New Director of Bands May25

Midway ISD Announces...

Midway Independent School District is pleased to announce the district’s new director of bands, a dynamic leader selected to build the district’s band program into a premier organization. Panther Nation welcomes Pam Hyatt, who will be joining MISD from China Spring ISD for the 2017-2018...

Students Win State U...

The Interscholastic League Press (ILPC) Individual Achievement Awards (IAAs) honor top high school journalists in the state. Midway students and graduated were recently honored with four awards. In the yearbook category, the senior ads team of Miranda Williams (2016 graduate), Julissa Cabral...

Senior wins National Vocal Award, College Bound May12

Senior wins National...

Midway senior, Brittany Brewer, was awarded First Place in the Martha Marcks Mack Junior Vocal Award by the National Federation of Music Clubs.  This national award is given each year to a deserving and talented singer in high school grades 10, 11, 12 for the purpose of further musical study....