Monthly Archives: February 2011

George Thompson’s Visit to Midlothian ISD

Mr. George Thompson, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Schlechty Center, visited Midlothian ISD (Midlothian, TX) February 16 – 18, 2011. “The Schlechty Center is a private, nonprofit organization committed to partnering with school leaders across the country to … Continue reading

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Mrs. Sharon Zabloski, Assistant Principal Midlothian High School

Midlothian ISD’s assistant principals participate in an Assistant Principal Academy. In the 2010-11 school year, there is one Academy session for the first semester and two sessions in the spring semester. One of the tasks in the first meeting was … Continue reading

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Midlothian Budget (2011-12): When Will We Know?

Midlothian ISD (Midlothian, TX) has a process by which it develops its budgets. It’s a good process; it has served the district well. The MISD budget process involves two types of board meetings: (1) workshops, and (2) regular or special … Continue reading

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Structural Deficit: Planned Pain

The State of Texas has a budget problem. Part of the problem is something called a structural deficit. In an earlier blog at this site (A Budgetary Frankenstein), Abby Rapoport’s (The Structural Deficit Theme) definition of a structural deficit was … Continue reading

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The Texas Budget Crisis: How Scary is Scary?

On January 19, 2011, CNNMoney published an article titled, “Even budget deficits are bigger in Texas.” The first paragraph reads, “Texas lawmakers unveiled a Spartan budget late Tuesday night that slashes $31 billion in spending to close the state’s massive … Continue reading

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Soccer Feb 11, 2011

There were many Midlothian ISD (Midlothian, TX) happenings on Friday, Feb. 11, and Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011. Among those events were Boys and Girls Varsity Soccer matches. Pictures of these events can be found at http://midmoments.smugmug.com.

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Around the Corner

No matter the moment, spring is around the corner … the worst of days cannot hold it back.

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