Monthly Archives: November 2011

Veterans Day and Thanksgiving

Veterans Day. Our 40th President, Ronald Reagan, proclaimed: “For decades America has paused on the 11th of November … to remember and honor our veterans of military service. We do so in proud and grateful recognition of the hardships and … Continue reading

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Teachers and 550 Cord

Paracord is a lightweight rope that has a minimum breaking strength of 550 pounds – thus its popular name: 550 cord. It is a nylon kernmantle* rope used in the suspension lines of United States parachutes during WWII. Today, 550 cord … Continue reading

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Midlothian High School #2, Phase 1 Site Plan

This view of High School #2, Phase 1, is a version of a proposed site plan. Some changes to the plan are anticipated. For orientation purposes, north is the top of the page. FM 1387 (north on page) runs east … Continue reading

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Midlothian High School #2, Phase 1

On Monday, November 14, 2011, the Midlothian ISD School Board met and approved the schematic design concept (with some changes) for MISD’s High School #2, Phase 1. The project is scheduled to start the summer of 2012 and to be … Continue reading

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Veterans Day (November 11, 2011): A Personal Note

Veterans Day has great meaning for the Stewart family. All four of our children have served or are serving in the United States Military. They are: Sgt. Elliott Stewart (veteran), 2nd Lieutenant Gabriel Stewart, Army Ranger Eric Stewart, and Airman Jennifer … Continue reading

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Veterans Day at Midlothian ISD (November 11, 2011)

Veterans Day, November 11, 2011, at Midlothian ISD was a very special day. Our schools conducted events honoring our veterans. I attended two: Frank Seale Middle School (FSMS) and Walnut Grove Middle School (WGMS). My eyes were wet at both events. … Continue reading

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Field of Readers (Nov 8, 2011)

Midlothian ISD hosts a very special event named Field of Readers. On a fall evening, hundreds of parents and children gather at the MISD Multi-Purpose Stadium, head to the artificial turf, find a place to settle down, and read. How … Continue reading

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