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District Police Department: Initial Steps & FAQs

Midway ISD started the process of establishing the district’s own police department with a resolution adopted by the Board of Trustees at the January school board meeting.
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Culinary Compassion: MPowering Special Needs Students Through Food

The innovative MPower Food Service Training Program empowers students with special needs, providing them with a unique opportunity to cultivate both culinary expertise and essential life skills.
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Midway Community Approves Funding for Teacher Retention and Recruitment

The Midway Independent School District is grateful for the resounding passage of the Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election (VATRE) and show of support for our teachers. The MISD Board of Trustees sought community support to address critical funding needs for competitive retention and recruitment of high-quality educators. The overwhelming approval from Midway residents marks a collective endorsement and commitment to educational excellence.
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Enhancing School Safety: Midway Technology Team's Proactive Approach

In pursuit of safer schools, the Midway ISD Information Technology Department provides invaluable support to the district’s proactive approach to safety.
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Explaining the VATRE... Ballot Language and More

Why would an overall tax rate decrease require taxpayer approval? Midway's Parent Editorial Board requested a deeper dive into the moving parts of the Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election (VATRE), explaining the ballot language in particular. This article also summarizes what happens if you vote FOR or AGAINST the proposition.
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District-Wide Efficiency Audit Report Released

Midway ISD commissioned a financial efficiency audit according to House Bill 3 (2019) to review district data on accountability, students, staffing, and finances, including comparisons with peer districts and state data.
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Midway Board Member to Take Part in Leadership TASB

Midway ISD Board of Trustees Secretary Pam Watts has been accepted as a member of the 2024 Leadership TASB Class.
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Playing it Forward: Midway Student Collects Donations for Special Education Program at Quinceañera

While most people look forward to gifts on their birthday, one Midway High School student chose to use her quinceañera as an opportunity to give back.