By Bryan Criswell, TSB Staff
High School Hallways – Week of September 24th
High School Hallways is brief weekly digest of happenings in McKinney area high schools.
1) McKinney ISD One of 23 Districts Selected to Weigh in on Future State Accountability System
McKinney ISD is one of 23 schools districts invited by Texas Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams to participate in the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium, which will help develop innovative, next-generation learning standards, assessments and accountability systems. Read More.
2) All You Need to Know About High School’s Social Agenda
Just like any other teen, I’ve been to my fair share of high school events. While some leave you wanting them to last another few hours, others leave you disappointed. But either way, it’s all a part of high school. Read More.
3) McKinney FFA Well Represented at 2012 State Fair
The FFA program at McKinney ISD is very broad. Between the three McKinney high schools, almost 500 kids participate in everything from livestock exhibition to leadership and career development events. Read More.
5) Five McKinney ISD Campuses Added to Healthy Zone Lists
Youth has been synonymous with the notion of health, vitality and boundless energy—particularly among those of us who feel a bit past our prime. Read More.
6) Football Scoreboard: Somborn, MHS Rolls To 4-0 After Defeating North Garland On the Road
McKinney High defeated North Garland on the road 41-18 to stay undefeated on the young season and improve to 4-0. Read More.
7) Mike Bruu: What A Turnaround It Has Been For MHS Football and Its Fan Base In 2012
I’ll be the first one to admit that I have probably run the story way down into the ground. How many times this season have I prefaced a MHS football piece talking about how the Lions are overcoming the demons of a winless season a year ago to try and rebuild into a 5A powerhouse in District 10-5A? I think I lost count. Read More.
8) McKinney North Tennis Team Shuts Out Wylie
The McKinney North tennis team improved to 2-1 in District 13-4A play by defeating Wylie 19-0 Tuesday. The Bulldogs had one of their most dominating doubles performances of the year dropping just a few games in doubles play. Read More.
9) Bulldogs Tennis Team Falls to Grapevine, Tops Ennis
The Bulldogs lost a tough match to Grapevine by a score of 9-10 and the bounced back by defeating No. 21 Ennis by a score of 10-9. Read More.
11) TSB’s Football Game of the Week: Driskell Has Record-Breaking Evening, Boyd Blows Out Rockwall 44-7
Become the first non-quarterback in McKinney Boyd football history to reach 4,000 career offensive yards. Check. Pass the 5,000 career all-purpose yards mark. Check. Set the school record for most career points. Check. Read More.
12) Award-Winning McKinney Boyd Bailadoras Honored at City Council Meeting
The McKinney Boyd High School Bailadoras were honored by Mayor Loughmiller and the McKinney City Council Tuesday night for their National Championship. Read More.
13) McKinney Christian Mustangs Tripped By Temple Christian
McKinney Christian’s football team dropped to 1-3 for the season, after a 28-23 loss to the Temple Christian Eagles on Saturday in a game featuring wide momentum swings. Read More.
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