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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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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 Sets Out To Win A Multi-Million Dollar Bond Election

By Mitch Borden The Midland Independent School District is gearing up for a battle. It has about two months to convince voters to something they’ve never done before: approve a $569 million bond — that’s three times the size of … Continue reading

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Midland ISD’s Board Of Trustees Invest Millions Into Teacher Housing And A New Campus

At its regular meeting last night, the Midland Independent School District’s Board of Trustees approved two large property acquisitions that are intended to help the Permian District handle growth.

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In Midland, A Middle School Student Is Removed From Abell Jr. High After Reports Of Threats Emerge

By Mitch Borden After reports of multiple threats at Abell Junior High School surfaced in Midland, the district’s board of trustees called an emergency meeting on Tuesday to discuss the concerns of parents.

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Midland Schools Survey Parents And Teachers To Find Ways It Can Improve

By Mitch Borden Midland Independent School District is in the middle of gathering feedback from teachers, students, and parents to see how the districts doing. The data collected will help the district and individual schools identify areas that need improvement. The … Continue reading

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