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A&M Commerce Graduate Information Session at Collin Higher Education Center

A graduate degree is closer than you think. Texas A&M University Commerce offers graduate degrees as a great alternative for students that live in...

Season of Giving: MEF Supports Teacher Innovation with $115,000 in Grants

A cold drizzle couldn’t dampen the spirits of the cheerful team of McKinney Education Foundation (MEF) representatives, McKinney ISD officials, local business partners and...

Collin College Trustees authorize School Marshal Program

The Collin College Board of Trustees approved a local policy at its Dec. 11 meeting that will authorize the development of an on-campus school...

Grant funds Collin College initiative encouraging women seeking tech careers

Collin College’s Women in Non-traditional (WIN) Careers initiative has been awarded a $23,245 grant from High Tech High Heels, a non-profit organization dedicated to...

New Performing Arts Academy Takes Top Honors at Texas Thespian Festival

Ovation Academy of Performing Arts has only been open for three months but the students are already making a name for themselves. Being a...

Collin College named ‘Best for Vets’ for fifth year in row

Collin College has been honored by Military Times in its Best for Vets: Colleges 2019 rankings. This is the fifth year in a row...

A Tribute to Mildred Bennett, Namesake of Bennett Elementary School

McKinney, Texas – There are a multitude of concerns and pursuits that we can choose to invest our lives in. Some of them endure....

5 Guestroom Security Tips to Remember

Several weeks ago, two tourists to Las Vegas were murdered in their hotel room, due to what investigators reported as "the latch plate on...

41 MISD Seniors Earn National Merit and College Board Recognition

McKinney, Texas - Each fall, some 1.5 million high school juniors all across the country make their way to testing locations to take the...

Business consortium partners with Collin College for $294,190 job-training grant

A business consortium, consisting of Applied Concepts Inc., ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Inc., and Networkers Inc. (Gattaca Americas), has partnered with Collin College to provide...

Prestonwood Christian Academy celebrates seven seniors recognized in National Merit Competition

Congratulations to the seven Prestonwood Christian Academy seniors who placed in the 2018 National Merit competition. Matthew Buttry and Karen Sculley were named National...

Prestonwood Christian Academy Breaks Ground For New Middle School Building and...

Prestonwood Christian Academy (PCA) today celebrated the commencement of construction for a new Middle School and the beginning of renovations of a Fine Arts...

Serenity High celebrates new location with a ribbon cutting ceremony

McKinney, Texas – Serenity High, the nation’s longest-tenured public recovery high school, has been helping students from Collin and surrounding counties get their lives...

McKinney North Principal Jae Gaskill is the TASSP Region 10 HS...

With a father who served as a public school superintendent and a family filled with teachers, one might say that Jae Gaskill was born...

Mark Rudin Named as Sole Finalist for President of Texas A&M...

Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp announced today that the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has named Mark Rudin as the...

Collin College Hosts “Almost Gone” Authors

Free and open to the public, Collin College will host “Almost Gone: Twenty-five Days and One Chance to Save our Daughter” from 6-8 p.m....

Ovation Academy has Opened it’s Doors!

Ovation Academy of Performing Arts has opened it's doors! There will be an Open House event from 2pm-6pm on September 22nd for anyone interested...

Hope For The Warriors Awards 10 Nationwide Scholarships to Military Spouses...

Hope For The Warriors recently awarded 10 Military Spouse and Caregiver Scholarships for higher education totaling $15,500. Celebrating more than 11 years of service,...

Prestonwood Christian Academy North Kicks off Fifth School Year

Prestonwood Christian Academy North (PCA North) celebrated the first day of its fifth year. Among the usual first day of school fanfare, more than...

MISD Earns an A in TEA Accountability Ratings, Among Top 13...

According to the Texas Education Agency (TEA), more than five million Texas public school students took more than eight and one-half million STAAR assessments...

College Scholarships for the Community

Little Elm ISD superintendent Daniel Gallagher signed a participant agreement with Grand Canyon University (GCU) that opens up a door of opportunities for Little Elm...
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