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MISD breaks ground at new elementary school

First campus to begin work following bond approval

June 4, 2024 — MISD broke ground on the new elementary school Tuesday morning, marking the first step in the construction of 2023 bond projects. Click here to read the full recap.

MISD Bond Advisory Committee – Meeting #3 Recap 

May 29, 2024 — The Bond Advisory Committee met for the third time to hear a report on the status of the 2023 MISD School Bond. Click here to read the full meeting recap.

MISD releases bond financial dashboard

District provides community with financial transparency surrounding Bond 2023 projects

May 15, 2024 — Midland Independent School District is pleased to unveil its financial dashboard related to Bond 2023. The dashboard was developed with community members in mind and aims to be user-friendly. Click here to read more.

What follows is a statement from Midland ISD regarding the district-owned property at 1600 E. Wadley Ave. (Ranchland Hills Golf Course): Click here to read more.

High investor demand for MISD bond pushes interest rate lower

30-year bond finalizes at 4.09%

March 6, 2024 — The first of two bond offerings from 2023’s successful Midland ISD bond election hit the market Tuesday, and investors were eager to buy in. Click here to read more.

MISD bond credit ratings remain high

Midland, Ector County residents to get priority for investing in school bond

February 28, 2024 — The Moody’s and S&P bond credit rating agencies have once again given Midland ISD high marks, which can lead to low interest rates for the upcoming bond sale. Click here to read more.

Surveyor selected for new high schools

First bond issue anticipated for March 2024

February 16, 2024
— From finishing surveying for the new elementary school to preparing its first bond sale, Midland ISD has been very busy keeping Bond 2023 projects moving forward. Click here to read more.

Trustees approve architect for new high schools

Work underway at site of new elementary school

January 17, 2024 — Work is already underway on Midland ISD’s new elementary school, and on Tuesday at its January meeting, Trustees made several decisions related to making Bond 2023 projects a reality. Click here to read more.

MISD board approves architect for new elementary school

Requests for quotes issued for architects, underwriters and surveyors

December 20, 2023 — The Midland community in November passed a $1.4 billion bond referendum that will see new high schools, a new elementary school and improvements at campuses across Midland ISD. A month later, work has already begun. Click here to read more.

Voters approve Midland ISD $1.4 billion school bond

November 7, 2023 — Midland County has released unofficial results and determined Midland voters passed a $1.415 billion school bond Tuesday. Midland ISD is grateful for the community’s support of the projects in the bond. This is the first school bond in Midland to address secondary schools in 20 years. Click here to read more.

MISD to recommend creation of Bond Advisory Committee

Group would provide oversight of projects if bond passes

October 10, 2023 — Midland ISD is pursuing a $1.4 billion bond that would build new Midland and Legacy high school facilities, a new elementary school and enhance safety and security districtwide, among other measures. Click here to read more.

MISD addresses concerns regarding the future site of Midland High School at Ranchland Hills

September 14, 2023 — In 2019, the owner of 1600 East Wadley Avenue (Ranchland Hills Golf Course) put the property up for sale. Midland Independent School District (MISD) purchased the land in a decision that was driven by the need to secure a suitable location for a potential new Midland High School. Click here to read more.

MISD Bond Committee updates recommendation

Bond recommendation to include one proposition

August 14, 2023 —Four days into the current school year, the Bond Planning Committee was presented with the same opportunities to reduce the bond costs that were presented to the Board of Trustees last week. These cost reductions would still allow for all components needed to bring facilities up to where they need to be to address growth; grade reconfiguration; and safety, security, & accessibility. Overall, $263,000,000 was reduced from the original recommendation. Click here to read more.

Bond committee reaches consensus on recommendation

Members follow recommendations in community survey

June 20, 2023 — On Tuesday, the Bond Planning Committee met for its final meeting. Members hammered out what they will recommend to the board next month.

AND THE RECOMMENDATION IS … Click here to read more.

Bond Planning Committee convenes for second time

Nearly 100 members learn about preventive maintenance, finance issues

April 5, 2023 — Nearly 100 members of the Midland ISD Bond Planning Committee met for the second time Monday, April 3, to discuss a number of topics as it works to recommend a bond package to the Board of Trustees. Click here to read more.

More than 100 attend first Bond Planning Committee meeting

Students, staff, parents, community come together to discuss MISD’s future 

March 3, 2023 — The Midland ISD Bond Committee hosted its first meeting Thursday evening with more than 100 committee members in attendance. Click here to read more.

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