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SPOTLIGHT

tacky sweater

LaRue Miller Elementary staff members enjoyed a Tacky Tuesday Holiday complete with Name That Tune contests and door prizes. Mrs. Story, Mr. Pendley, Mrs. Richmond, and Mrs. Mitchell share their designs and enthusiasm during the day.

 

STAFF NEWS

Be prepared for Flu Season

Every year, thousands of people are hospitalized with the flu. Being sick with the flu can be serious. Symptoms which usually come on suddenly and include fever, cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, headache, body aches and extreme fatigue. A Flu vaccine is the first and most important step toward preventing the spread of flu.

This year we have seen an increase in the reports of flu. If you or your child present with any of the above symptoms it is highly recommended you seek medical attention immediately. To help prevent the spread of flu please follow these guidelines:

 

Board Approves High School Attendance Zones for 2015-2016

Posted: December 16, 2014

On December 15, 2014, the MISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the 2015-16 High School Zoning Map (option A). The map was finalized based on an analysis of student capacity, enrollment projections, logistic variables an overall consensus to do what is best for the whole district. More

 

$17,929.45 Awarded to MISD in Innovative Teaching Grants

Posted: November 21, 2014

The MEF Star Patrol visited 5 campuses on November 21 to award 7 grants to 18 teachers that went above and beyond for their students. Click here to watch the video.

Congratulations teachers! We look forward to seeing your grants in action!

Grant Title: Read + Listen = Comprehension!
Campus: J.A. Vitovsky
Writer(s): Susan Jones, Morgan Stewart, Tami Lowman, Paula Freeman, Suzanne Brantley
Amount: $2,995.19

Grant Title: Telling Stories, One Stop at a Time
Campus: LaRue Miller
Writer(s): Amy Clark, Scott Fiorenza, Katie Bergvall, Andrew Morgan
Amount: $3,934.95

Grant Title: Robotics is our Future
Campus: MHHS
Writer(s): Sherry Murray, John Schleif
Amount: $800.00

Grant Title: Moving Enhances Learning!!!!
Campus: MHS & MHHS
Writer(s): Laurie Ellison, Renvy Smith
Amount: $1,092.16

Campus: MHS
Writer(s): Susan Casstevens, Coach Cindy Williams
Amount: $3,210.45

Grant Title: Social Studies Document Based Questions
Campus: Frank Seale Middle School
Writer(s): Gary Moss
Amount: $1,025.00

Grant Title: I Am iPad Savvy
Campus: MHS
Writer(s): Kristi James, Donice Arrington
Amount: $4,871.70

 

Teacher & Paraprofessional Scholarships

The Midlothian ISD Education Foundation administers two scholarship funds for MISD employees' continuing education. Thank you to the United Way of West Ellis County for initially funding the Paraprofessional Scholarships, and to Trust US Federal Credit Union for funding a 2013 Teacher and a Paraprofessional Scholarship.

Applications for both scholarships are now available for the 2013-2014 school year. Employees who are chosen for this year's scholarships will be notified they've won at their MISD Staff Awards Ceremonies in late May or early June.

For more information, please contact Chelsi Frazier at 972-775-8296 ext. 1281

Dolores McClatchey Teaching Scholarship: Application | Guidelines

MEF Paraprofessional Scholarship: Application | Guidelines

 

SkywardSkyward mobile app available for MISD Staff

Midlothian ISD employees can access their accounts, requisitions, PO’s, paychecks, and time off information through the Skyward Mobile Access app. The app saves the login and password for fast, easy access. The free app can be downloaded on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and the Amazon Appstore, and works with iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone and Android mobile devices. If you need your login information, please contact Kim Melton.

 

Jenkins Development Center

The center is open to all district employees, and school-aged parents of the district. It is currently licensed by the state of Texas for 125 children, from 6 weeks of age to 5 years. We are recognized as a four-star facility by the Child Care Services division of the Texas Workforce Commission.

We observe the same calendar as the district. We pro-rate Summer Break, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Spring Breaks (no charge for the times we are closed).

To register your child,  download this form and return to the Laura Jenkins Development Center. Next year's supply list is now available. The parent handbook is available to download.

The daycare is located inside the Laura Jenkins Development Center, 315 East Ave. E, Midlothian, TX 76065, (972) 775-8955 with operating hours 7am to 4:30pm. For further details or to ask questions, please contact Daycare Director, Glenda Dooley.

Feeding Schedule

W-10 Form: Dependent Care Provider’s Identification and Certification

NOTE: The parent handbook and supply lists for the 2014-2015 school year will be updated on June 2.

 

Compliance Training

All staff must complete the Compliance Training Courses listed below annually. Please note there may be changes through upcoming legislative sessions. Download the instructions and documentation form below, then follow instructions to complete the training.

In addition to the above, all new staff and MISD staff who have not yet completed the following training, must do so.

Print the certificates upon completion.

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