Monday , 21 May 2018

High School Hallways: Project Graduation 2012, Watch Graduation Live, Summer School Programs and More

By Bryan Criswell, TSB Staff

High School Hallways – Week of May 28th

High School Hallways is brief weekly digest of happenings in McKinney area high schools.

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McKinney Independent School District (MISD)

1) Project Graduation 2012

On June 1, 2012 approximately 1400 young men and women will graduate from McKinney high schools.  For the 9th straight year McKinney’s Project Graduation is dedicated to providing a safe all-night event where these young people can celebrate their accomplishments.

Donations this year are far below normal and time short. If you haven’t done so, please mail your contribution in as soon as possible. Each dollar is precious and goes to benefit a graduating senior. Please mail your tax-deductible contribution to: McKinney’s Project Graduation, PO Box 1235, McKinney, TX 75070.

Adult volunteers willing to donate a few hours to help keep our graduates safe. This year we need at least 300 helpers.  Won’t YOU consider helping? There are three shirts to choose from: 9:30pm-2am; 2:00am- 6am; and the All Nighter.
The night goes by very quickly and you’ll get a chance to spend time with some of the most amazing young people while making a difference in your community.

For more information, click HERE or contact Deana McGonagill  Director, McKinney’s Project Graduation

2) Watch Graduation Live
MISD to stream the McKinney ISD high school graduations live! On the day of graduation simply click the following link: Please forward to all of your friends and family members, or anyone interested in viewing the graduations.

3) Parent Feedback Survey
MISD is conducting a parent feedback survey during the month of May. The survey questions are intentionally broad in order to provide feedback on a variety of topics. Your experiences with the schools are invaluable pieces of information and we appreciate your feedback.

Take the survey in English or Spanish.

4) MISD Phone Number Are Changing
On June 4, 2012 all MISD phone numbers will be changing. As the district has grown over the years it has exhausted numbers in the 469-742-XXXX range.  With the exception of McKinney Boyd High School, the area code and the last four digits of the phone numbers throughout the district will not change, only the 742.  The new numbers will begin with 469-302-XXXX (existing last 4 digits). This change will enable MISD to have consistent phone numbers, and will afford the opportunity to add new extensions for years to come.   Read More.

5) Princeton Review PSAT Summer Camp
Two sessions are available to all MISD rising Sophomores on June 11 – 14, 8am-12pm and July 16-19, 8am-12pm, held at McKinney Boyd.  Course includes expert Princeton Review instruction, al course materials, and practice exam and tuition is $100. Register HERE. Registration instructions:
• Scroll to the middle of the page to the box labeled “Find Free Events”
• On the drop down menu choose PSAT
• Type 75070 or 75069 in the Enter Zip Code box.  Click Go.

Questions?  Email Here

6) Summer School Programs
Registration for 2012 Summer School is now open.  Students are required to meet with their current campus counselor to ensure enrollment in the correct class.  Read More.

Please feel free to add events by commenting below.



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