Nurse Cuellar, the Mt. Peak Elementary nurse, visited Mrs. Happel's 4th grade class to educate the students on germs and proper handwashing techniques!
Third grade students in Mrs. Garippa's class at J.R. Irvin Elementary played a Bingo game to help them review their prefixes and suffixes.
Poet Kenn Nesbitt visited J.A. Vitovsky Elementary today. The students and teachers were totally captivated as he shared poems and songs.
Held at the Mansfield National Golf Course, the tournament hosted 84 players, representing 38 companies that graciously donated their time and money for the children of MISD. Download full press release. View Tournament Pictures
Midlothian ISD administrators, staff and nurses are aware of the recent Ebola virus cases that have affected Dallas County and four of their schools. At present time there is no danger from the Ebola virus in Midlothian. As with any potential health situation, MISD nurses are aware of the symptoms and protocols related to the Ebola virus. We are working closely with the Local Health Officials and have a plan in place for the safety of our students and adults.
For more information on Ebola and how it is spread, please review the information from the Tarrant County Health Department, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the CDC Ebola Case Overview.
A resource fair for parents, professionals and providers offering opportunities and solutions for children, youth and adults with disabilities. The Expo will be held on Saturday, November 1 from 10am-2pm at DeSoto High School Academy. Admission is FREE. Download flyer for details.
On Sept. 15, 2014, the MISD School Board approved to make Midlothian Heritage High School a comprehensive (9th-12th) high school by the year 2016-2017. A preliminary attendance zone for both MHHS and MHS will be presented to the School Board for consideration of approval at the regular public meeting on Dec. 15 at 5:30 p.m., L.A. Mills Administration Building. Parents and community members are invited to attend the scheduled townhall meetings to learn more about the rezoning process and receive updates. More
Leading their respective campuses, principals work to create and maintain school environments that facilitate great teaching, learning, and continuous improvement. They set the academic tone for their campuses and maintain high curriculum standards, develop mission statements, and set performance goals and objectives.
Throughout the month of October, Midlothian ISD encourages students, parents, and employees to take time to recognize our campus principals for their hard work.
T. E. Baxter Elementary - Courtney Carpenter
J.R. Irvin Elementary - Shannon Thompson
Longbranch Elementary - Karena Blackwell
Mt. Peak Elementary - Karen Childers
J.A. Vitovsky Elementary - Kyle Chambers
LaRue Miller Elementary - Beth Van Amburgh
Frank Seale Middle School - Coy Tipton
Walnut Grove Middle School - Brian Blackwell
Midlothian Heritage High School - Krista Tipton
Midlothian High School - Al Hemmle
For more information on how you can celebrate your principal this month, visit principalsmonth.org.
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) is working hard this month to shine the spotlight on learning disabilities. It is important during Learning Disabilities (LD) Month to focus less on the disabilities aspect and focus more on the incredible abilities so many of these individuals possess as well as emphasize the phenomenal achievements and important strides so many of these individuals have made. Visit the LDA website for more information, or visit the MISD Special Education webpage.