The Mineola ISD District Site-Based Team will meet on Monday, January 25th at 4:00 p.m. in the Primary/Middle School Cafeteria to receive a COVID-19 Update, discuss the proposed 2020-2021 academic calendar, and discuss other important information happening within the District. Also, the Mineola ISD Board of Trustees will meet in a Special Called Board Meeting on Monday, January 25th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mineola ISD Administration Building to consider bids for the upcoming site construction of the remodel of our existing band hall and the construction of our new band hall. Also, the Board will consider action on a resolution to allow additional employee days for quarantine leave and sick leave due to COVID-19 and the expiration of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Have a great weekend everyone!
Friday, January 22, 2021 Re: Weekly COVID-19 Update In keeping with Mineola ISD's practice of response to COVID-19, we are notifying our school community that for the time period between Monday, January 18th through Friday, January 22nd the following cases of COVID were documented: 2 Primary Campus Staff Members 1 Elementary Campus Staff Member 1 Middle School Staff Member 1 Mineola ISD Employee- Non-Specific Campus Assignment 2 Elementary Campus Students Since the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, we have experienced the following case counts: 38 Positive Employee Cases- 32 Recovered, 6 Active 52 Positive Student Cases- 50 Recovered, 2 Active As hospitalization rates remain above 15% in the East Texas region and vaccine quantities are of limited supply and focused toward targeted members of our population, we must continue to be focused on washing our hands with soap and water for 20 minutes, wearing a mask, and practicing social distancing. Parents and guardians, thank you again for all of your cooperation and help throughout this pandemic. Your partnership and support has been vitally important in being able to keep our schools open for students. Our best always, Cody Mize Superintendent of Schools
Good morning everyone! If you are planning on travelling to Winnsboro Friday evening for basketball, please purchase tickets at the following link ASAP. https://whs.winnsboroisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=262104&type=d&pREC_ID=2107021
It is always a good time to honor our great first responders prior to the Lady Jackets Varsity Basketball Game last night. We appreciate everything you do for our community!
We are very proud to announce the Mineola Band has 4 all state band students this year. This is a new record for MHS! Those students are Gabby Wolf, Emily Phonsnasinh, Ali Gonzalez and Ali Jordan. Congratulations to these students on this huge accomplishment. They will perform this summer in the Texas All State Band.
Good evening everyone! Just a reminder that all staff and students are off tomorrow in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Please join us at 10:00 a.m. to participate in the Car Caravan. The community-wide program will take place at the Mineola Civic Center. The program will also be broadcast live on the Mineola Yellowjacket Network so that you can participate virtually. My best, Cody Mize Superintendent of Schools
Our cheerleading crew has placed in the Top 20 and will be competing in the Finals at 5:46 p.m.. Y’all give them a big shout out! #UIL #Spirit Competition
Good afternoon everyone! If you are planning on driving over to Winona tonight to watch the Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball games starting at 5:00 p.m., the link for online ticket purchasing is attached below. https://events.ticketspicket.com/agency/2e173315-a77a-436c-a19b-ceedab9814eb/events/19e7ea65-e686-4edd-99a5-39950b6671f3
Parents, join us at 2:30 on Facebook Live‼️ We will be giving accolades to our A Honor Roll students, Perfect Attendance, and passing out UIL Awards.
Please join us in wishing our cheerleaders “Good Luck” this morning as they compete in the UIL Spirit Competition today in Fort Worth. We are proud of all their hard work and dedication!
Thank you Mr. Sam Curry and our friends at Caring and Sharing for their $500 donation to each of our campuses to help children in need. We live in a wonderful community!
One of our newest programs at Mineola High School in the Career and Technical Education Department is HVAC and Electrical Systems. This class is taught by Mr. Ramirez and is gaining popularity as a great skill set to obtain before entering higher education or the job market. This photo captures Mr. Ramirez and students participating in a roundtable discussion with workers in the industry in the newly redesigned classroom space that was formerly the Maintenance Building.
If you are planning on attending the Middle School basketball games in Winona on Thursday night, you can purchase tickets at the link below: https://events.ticketspicket.com/agency/2e173315-a77a-436c-a19b-ceedab9814eb/events/31c08d79-67c0-4ca3-ac35-153cdec1b533
We are hiring licensed, professional bus drivers. For more information, please contact Mrs. Sherri Harding, Director of Transportation at firstname.lastname@example.org or (903) 569-3909. Competitive Pay and Benefits!
Good morning everyone, Please see the attached information concerning the MLK Car Caravan and Service to be held on Monday, January 18th, 2021 at the Mineola Civic Center.
Governor Greg Abbott has declared January 2021 as School Board Recognition Month as a tribute to the hard-working school board members who play such an important role in our communities and schools. Please join me in thanking these men and women for their service to the students, staff, and parents of Mineola ISD.
If you are planning on travelling to Mt. Pleasant Chapel Hill tonight to watch basketball, please follow the steps below to purchase tickets. 1. Visit www.chisddevils.com 2. Click on “Ticket” on the top banner and then select “Buy Tickets” 3. Purchase tickets on the page.
Good evening everyone! Roads are starting to get slick in some areas of the District as the snow continues to fall and temperatures fall as well. School will be cancelled for Monday, January 11th. We have minutes built into the calendar, so we will not have to make this day up in the future. Enjoy your snow day! Cody Mize Superintendent of Schools
Today we honor all of our law enforcement officers across the country for their courage and sacrifice to keep us safe. Thank you Chief Castleberry, Officer Hurst, and Thor! We appreciate you!
Join us on Friday, January 8th in a random act of kindness for Mr. Gray and his family. Mr. Gray is an Athletic Trainer in Lindale ISD. He is currently in a serious fight against COVID and his family could benefit from our support and prayers! Thanks in advance!