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McKinney ISD Fills High-Level Administrative Vacancies


McKinney, Texas – McKinney ISD has chosen Suzy Woodard and Geoff Sanderson for two recently vacated high-level administrative positions. Woodard has been named Assistant Superintendent for Learner Support, and Sanderson will serve as Chief Program Evaluation Officer. The Board of Trustees approved both decisions on Tuesday night. As Assistant Superintendent for Learner Support, Woodard will be primarily responsible for overseeing ...

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MISD Holds Hearing for 2015-16 Budget and Tax Rate, Public Invited to Attend

Sawyer Erickson

Event Time: 06/23/2015 7:00 PM The McKinney Independent School District will hold a public meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 in the Board Room at 1 Duvall Street, McKinney, Texas for comments regarding the school district’s proposed budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2015-16. Public participation is invited. McKinney ISD Press Release

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McKinney ISD Earns Top Marks for Financial Transparency from State Comptroller


McKinney, Texas – For the sixth year in a row, McKinney ISD has earned the highest possible recognition for financial transparency from the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle. In late 2009, Susan Combs, who served as Texas Comptroller from 2007 – 2015, launched the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle to rate and recognize cities, counties, school districts and other government agencies in ...

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McKinney High School Principal Announces Intent to Resign

Sawyer Erickson

McKinney, Texas – Dr. Logan Faris, principal of McKinney High School, has announced his intent to resign at the end of the 2014-2015 school year and accept a new position as Executive Director of Secondary Education in Northwest ISD. During his nine years in McKinney ISD, Faris has served as an assistant principal at McKinney Boyd High School, principal of ...

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4A Soccer Playoffs Begin: North Girls Win, Boys Eliminated


The McKinney North girls soccer team had become accustomed to running the score up. Aside from the team’s only district loss to Prosper on March 7, which ended 1-0, the Lady Bulldogs racked up 34 points in their last five regular season games, even defeating Anna 10-0 in their final game last Tuesday. North’s high-scoring gameplay didn’t come as easy ...

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Lionettes Beat Plano Senior to Win Soccer Playoff Berth


It had been a season of ties for the McKinney High Lionettes soccer team. They hadn’t made a point in three games, they ended their season in a tie against McKinney Boyd, which tied them for fourth place in the district with Plano Senior High as well as for most ties in the season with six each. The ties, although ...

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Square Off: Judge a School by its Character, Not its Cover Page

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This week Matt and Sara welcome the warm weather as well as Sunshine Week, discuss McKinney’s media-friendly Johnny Quinn, and why those looking to move to McKinney should focus on all three high schools’ unique nature.

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Truett St. Tragedy, Then and Now: Pressing Onward, 10 Years Later


The population of McKinney in 2004 was 88,161 and 10 years later that number has nearly doubled to 143,223. Although McKinney continues to grow exponentially every year, during 2004 the city decreased by four citizens. Four members of its community would never to return to see how much the city has grown, how booming the local economy is and how McKinney ...

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Truett St. Tragedy, Then and Now: Those Closest to Austin York Find Faith in His Memories


While many of our yearbooks are collecting dust in our attics next to our rarely worn Letterman jackets, Lynard Barbosa’s 2003 book gets an annual reread every March. The small collection of class photos and sports stories symbolize one of the few ways he can still connect to his old friends, no matter how far they have grown apart since ...

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Truett St. Tragedy, Then and Now: Selfs Search for Happiness That `34′ Would Have Wanted


Those who knew Matt Self distinctly remember two things: his piercing blue eyes and his love for his family. These two qualities made Matt quite popular among his classmates, but it was his devotion to those in his life that makes everyone smile fondly when they remember him. “He never met a stranger. Even after his death, I still had ...

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