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Renaming Committee Is Set To Finalize Its Proposals To Replace Robert E. Lee High School

By Marfa Public Radio Staff The effort to rename Midland’s Robert E. Lee High School continues Thursday night, as a committee considers what mascots, school colors and nicknames will be part of the proposals being recommended. The decision from the … Continue reading

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Here’s How The Start Of The School Year Will Look Like In Midland-Odessa

By Mitch Borden Students, parents, and teachers are all preparing for the 2020-2021 school year as the first day of class quickly approaches. Whether class will be held in person, online, or a mix of the two depends on the … Continue reading

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As Debate Over Rober E. Lee High School Continues, Midland ISD Forms Committee To Rename It

By Mitch Borden Midland Independent School District’s board of trustees Thursday night moved forward with the criteria for renaming Robert E. Lee High School and appointed several representatives to the panel charged with the task. The move comes after the … Continue reading

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After 59 years, Midland ISD Agrees To Change The Name Of Robert E. Lee High

By Mitch Borden Midland school officials recently approved changing the name of the city’s famous Robert E. Lee High School, along with its freshman campus. This comes as school districts across the country reevaluate campuses named after Confederate leaders. The … Continue reading

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Thousands Call For Midland’s Robert E. Lee High School To Be Renamed

By Mitch Borden Calls for a Midland high school to be renamed have resurfaced with a petition that has garnered over 5,000 signatures. Robert E. Lee High School was named after the Confederate Civil War General and was established in … Continue reading

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No Gun Found — Midland High School’s Lockdown Ends With No Injuries And No Arrests

By Mitch Borden Just after 3:15 pm on Thursday, Midland Independent School District received a tip that a student at Midland High School had pulled out a gun and pointed it at another student. The school was completely locked down … Continue reading

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Midland ISD Certifies $569 Million Bond Election, But A Challenge Is On The Horizon

By Mitch Borden The recount of Midland Independent School District’s $569 million bond was unanimously certified by its board of trustees Tuesday, but there is still a question concerning a discrepancy discovered between the total votes hand-counted during the recount … Continue reading

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Over Count or Under Count? Midland ISD’s Recount Reveals More Problems With The District’s $569 Million Bond Election.

By Mitch Borden In another dramatic turn of an election that has spilled well beyond Nov. 5, Midland Independent School District’s $569-million bond has now passed by 11 votes.  The 20-hour recount on Friday came after Midland County election officials … Continue reading

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Local Political Action Committee Calls For A Recount In The Midland ISD Bond Election

By Mitch Borden It’s now three weeks since election day, but it seems there’s one race still going strong — Midland ISD’s $569 million dollar bond election. In the end, 25 votes separated the bond from passing, but now pro-bond … Continue reading

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Midland ISD’s $569M Bond Failed By 25 Votes. But Election Mistake First Showed It Passed

By Mitch Borden After a week of uncertainty — which included a clerical mistake that failed to include over 500 mail-in ballots and a botched release of updated election results — Midland County election officials now say Midland Independent School … Continue reading

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