Monthly Archives: October 2010

Buildings & Bonds

On September 20, 2010, at its regularly scheduled meeting, the Midlothian ISD School Board directed the Superintendent of Schools to prepare an order to call a bond election. The election will take place on May 14, 2011. [Note: It was … Continue reading

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State of the State’s Finances

Ouch! might be a good way to start this blog because it looks like Texas’ budgeting process for the next biennium is going to painful – painful for those who set the budget and painful for those of us in … Continue reading

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Someone Believed in Me

The 2009-10 school year marked the beginning of a special mentor program at Midlothian High School (MHS). It is a healthy example of faith-based adventures in public schooling. It is funded by the Baptist General Convention but has all the … Continue reading

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TEKS, WOW, and TAKS

Midlothian ISD has a strong, philosophical and pragmatic foundation in Working on the Work Framework (WOW). It’s a very important part of who we are and what we do. So, how does WOW work in conjunction with the Texas Essential … Continue reading

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MISD Photographs

To Midlothian ISD Faculty and Staff and Parents of MISD Students: From time to time, I have the privilege of attending MISD events and the opportunity to take photographs. Those photographs are available for your viewing at http://midmoments.smugmug.com. The site … Continue reading

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Local Control

The name of our school district is Midlothian Independent School District. The last three words are often abbreviated as ISD. Although it is the “ISD” in our district’s name that I am blogging about, the emphasis is on¬†Independent. The Texas … Continue reading

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Cherie Wagoner, Principal J.A. Vitovsky Elementary

This is one in a series of blogs that highlights MISD’s principals. Q: Why did you become an educator? A: This sounds simple, but I really wanted to make a difference in the lives of children. I love being around … Continue reading

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