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Board Hears Spring Demographic Update

The Midway ISD Board of Trustees was given a look at what could be the demographic future of the district at its April 4 special called meeting.

Midway ISD Board Approves 24-25 Compensation Plan, Staff Pay Raise

The Midway Independent School District Board of Trustees gave all staff a 2% general pay increase on their pay range midpoint at its regular board meeting on April 16 as part of its unanimous approval of the 2024-25 Compensation Plan.

Navigating the 2024 Eclipse

On April 8, Waco and Midway ISD will be in the direct path of a total solar eclipse, making the area an optimal viewing location. Anticipating more than 100,000 visitors to the area, ongoing discussions with local officials and law enforcement have emphasized traffic and safety concerns that could impact students and staff.

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.

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.

Teacher Incentive Allotment in Midway ISD: What's the Plan?

Midway ISD is advancing through the Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) approval process, a program designed to provide higher salaries and incentives for effective educators.

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.

District Explores Aircraft Building Curriculum Pending Funding

The District is exploring the opportunity to utilize Tango Flight— a curriculum that allows students to build a plane over a two-year time period.