Note to Blackcat Nation: The Mexia ISD Return to Learn plan for 20-21 is posted on the Mexia ISD web page at www.mexiaisd.net under the ‘COVID Remote Learning Resources” - don’t forget to register online! #Mexia_THRIVE
Reminder - all students must complete online registration for the 20-21 school year. Need help with online registration? This link provides a short video walk through to help. https://drive.google.com/file/d/17NFcsFIVTrIFkOUFq50feXUAa8P65Pjo/view?usp=sharing
Last Call to Complete the Survey Parents, please help us gather information and plan for the upcoming school year by completing the survey found at the link below: https://survey.k12insight.com/r/2021ReopenParents Survey Closes Thursday Night, July 16
Important Message for MHS Blackcat Athletics from MISD and MISD Athletics: Due to a current Mexia Athlete being exposed to COVID-19 by a family member who tested positive, the 8am session of EDGE is suspended immediately until results of the student are provided to district administration. When results are received, parents and athletes will be contacted. EDGE workouts that include Ladycats and MJH athletes will continue as normal. Thank you for your patience during this challenging time.
Blackcats attending summer school or Camp Hero at McBay, Sims and MJH - it starts tomorrow!! Please be patient as we will conduct daily screening at your car before you leave. Screenings begin at 7:30 am. It’s a great day to be a Blackcat!
Parents and HS students, please help us gather information and plan for the upcoming school year by completing the survey found at the links below: Parents: https://survey.k12insight.com/r/2021ReopenParents Students: https://survey.k12insight.com/r/2021ReopenStudents
Transferencia Electrónica de Beneficios por Pandemia (P-EBT) para comprar alimentos. Las familias que SÍ recibieron beneficios del SNAP para el mes de marzo de 2020 no necesita presentar. Las familias que NO recibieron beneficios del SNAP para el mes de marzo de 2020 • Complete una solicitud aquí: yourtexasbenefits.com/Learn/PEBT
Attention Blackcat Families: Summer Reading Collections for k-11 should arrive in your mail boxes over the next 1 to 2 weeks. Keep your students reading this summer! #SummerReading
Summer Reading Opportunities for Mexia ISD Checkout MyOn Reading - free. Access just-right books by grade level, interest, summer reading selections, bilingual/ELL and SEL title. Check out this link for a video on how: http://go.renaissance.com/GzJ0Dc30AhWcP0to0010MP7
Su hogar puede ser elegible para recibir los beneficios de la Transferencia Electrónica de Beneficios por Pandemia (P-EBT) para comprar alimentos. Las familias que SÍ recibieron beneficios del SNAP para el mes de marzo de 2020 no necesita presentar. Las familias que NO recibieron beneficios del SNAP para el mes de marzo de 2020 • Complete una solicitud aquí: yourtexasbenefits.com/Learn/PEBT
Don’t forget about the live feed for Mexia ISD 2020 Graduation tonight at 8:00 pm. http://shnlive.com/mexia
The Mexia ISD 2020 graduation begins at 8:00 pm and can be viewed live at the following link: http://shnlive.com/mexia
Mexia Seniors and Parents, Administration received requirements from the Governor's office yesterday and without any changes in our county's public health requirements, I am happy to announce that as of today, May 6, 2020, Mexia High School will be able to have their graduation on May 22 at Black Cat Field. With the state's requirements our Class of 2020 High School Graduation will look very different than in previous years. More details will be coming soon from the High School as the Governor's requirements for social distancing are applied to our event. Thank you for your patience as we work to make this graduation as memorable and safe as possible for all of our families.
Online registration for PK and Kinder for 20-21 is officially open today May 4. Please visit the following link for details on eligibility and more information: https://www.mexiaisd.net/o/mexia-independent-school-district/page/2020-2021-pre-kindergarten-kindergarten-enrollment
Love that our community loves our teachers! #StayStrong. https://www.facebook.com/LindsayLiepman/videos/703300107166253/
Athletic Equipment Check-In Date, Time, and Procedures: High School Athletes: Tuesday May 5th, 9:00-12:00 or 1:00-4:00 Boys/Girls Soccer, Boys/Girls Golf, Baseball, Track, and Powerlifting will drop their items off at the Field house. Please park in any of the parking spots in front of the field house and wait for a coach to invite you out of your vehicle to proceed with the equipment return process. Athletes will be allowed to enter the locker room only to gather any personal belongings that might still be housed in that area. After completing this process, a coach will escort you back to your vehicle. We ask that you please immediately depart the premises. Softball and Girls Track will drop their items off at the High School gym. Please park in the Junior High parking lot and wait for a coach to invite you out of your vehicle to proceed with the equipment return process. Athletes will be allowed to enter the locker room only to gather any personal belongings that might still be housed in that area. After completing this process, a coach will escort you back to your vehicle. We ask that you please immediately depart the premises. All Tennis athletes will return their equipment to Coach Weers. She will give you that information. Junior High Athletes: Thursday May 7th, 9:00-12:00 or 1:00-4:00 Female Athletes can pick up their personal belongings at the front of the school using the morning student drop off route. At no time will it be necessary for anyone to exit their vehicle. Coaches will have each athlete's personal items bagged up. As you and your athlete drive through the coaches will give them their belongings and you will depart the premises. Male Athletes can pick up their personal belongings at the South Side (gym entrance area) of the school using the afternoon student pick up route. At no time will it be necessary for anyone to exit their vehicle. Coaches will have each athlete's personal items bagged up. As you and your athlete drive through the coaches will give them their belongings and you will depart the premises. Please contact Coach Abron with any questions (254)-562-4015
During times like these, we all realize just how important our Texas teachers are, and how much they deserve our support, just as they have supported us. Is there a teacher you want to thank for the difference they made in your life? Go to TeachersCan.org and use the “Thank A Teacher” prompts to create your own thank you video or post, and use the hashtags #TeachersCan and #ThankATeacher. Let’s let teachers know we are with them, and we appreciate them.#TxEd https://teacherscan.org/
Helping students learn at home can be a real challenge. The Univ. of Texas Meadows Center has some great videos to support Reading and Math at the following link: https://www.meadowscenter.org/library/resource/helping-your-kid-with #StayStrong
Hello Blackcat Nation Today the Governor closed school for the remainder of the year. Mexia ISD will continue off-site learning until the last day of school on May 21, 2020. MISD would like to thank our parents for being partners in their students’ education as we finish the 2019-2020 school year together. #StayStrong. Dr. DuBus
#COVID19 lives in the lungs of people with the virus, even if they don’t have symptoms. If you can’t stay home, wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart, and wash hands. https://tea.texas.gov/staywell
Hello BlackCat Nation Packet pickup is tomorrow , April 6, at each campus 11am to 1pm and 4:30 to 5:30pm. Drive thru the line and staff will get your packets to you. You may also drop off completed work. Thank you. Lunches continue daily at Sims 11-1 #StayStrong
Blackcat Nation- In accordance with Governor Abbott's executive order, Mexia ISD schools will be closed through May 4. Lunches will continue at Sims and packet pick up will be each Monday at your students' campuses. Please continue to check www.mexiaisd.net for updates.
Hey Blackcats Lunch service at Sims will continue each day 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. #StayStrong
Hello BlackCat Nation Packet pickup is today at each campus 11am to 1pm and 4:30 to 5:30pm. Drive thru the front and staff will get your packets to you. Thank you. Lunches continue daily at Sims 11-1. #StayStrong
On the afternoon of Sunday, March 22, 2020, District Admin was notified that a sponsor on the MHS band trip tested positive for COVID-19. The sponsor does not live locally and returned to his home outside Limestone County immediately after the trip. In abundance of caution the District has been in contact with with Texas Department of State Health, Region 7, which has advised that anyone who was on the trip showing symptoms of COVID-19 to call their doctor As always during this public heath emergency please get the most current and accurate information at: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/
Blackcat Nation- In accordance with Governor Abbott's executive order, Mexia ISD schools will be closed through April 3rd. Lunches will continue at Sims and packet pick up will be each Monday at your students' campuses. Please continue to check www.mexiaisd.net for updates.
Blackcat Nation - Teachers are working today to create hard copy materials for all Mexia ISD students. You should be hearing from your students' teachers very soon. Material pick up will be at each campus on Monday, March 23rd. eLearning opportunties will also be communicated.
Good Morning Blackcat Nation! Today, Friday, March 6th is an early release day. Campuses will release at 12:30 with buses running early as well. Everyone have a safe and fun Spring Break. School resumes Monday, March 16th.
The Blackcats had a great season! Tonight they came up short vs LaVega, 57-55. #one #ChampionshipHabits
Mexia ISD has been notified by local businesses of a possible telephone scam involving student groups. Mexia ISD and Mexia HS do not use any telemarketing companies. Please do not give out any confidential information in support of our Blackcat student groups over the phone.
The Mexia Blackcats will take on the La Vega Pirates in the Area Round! We’ll share details when they become available. #ChampionshipHabits #one
Mexia ISD is excited to welcome Triston Abron as the new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach for the Mexia Blackcats. Coach Abron joins Mexia from Paul Pewitt where his team was the 3A, Division II State Semi-Finalists. He was named Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Coach of the Year for 2019. Coach Abron brings a passion for excellence and we are excited about the future of Mexia ISD Athletics.
Mexia FFA has a rich tradition of succeeding at all levels. Over the past 4 years some of the notable awards are: Leadership Development Events has had 6 teams advance to area contest; Career Development Events has had 7 teams advance to the state contest; Mexia FFA students have participated at the state level in the talent and Spanish speaking creed contest. Also 14 students qualify for the Lonestar degree which is the highest award in the state. This is impressive because annually only about 1500 students receive this award.
Blackcat Family This morning Mexia PD, with the assistance of the FBI and Texas DPS, identified a suspect in today's school threat. This crime will not be tolerated by our community and MISD will prosecute all criminal actions to the fullest extent of the law.
Blackcat Family - A threat has been made against the HS this am. There will be an increased presence of police. We will provide details as they become known. Thank you for your support.
STATEBOUND! MHS has three Art students going to STATE VASE! Mauricio Lara, Andrea Riviera, & Alexia Toscano! #welldone #championshiphabits🎨
Yesterday's postponed soccer matches have been rescheduled for today. Our boys' and girls' soccer teams will be playing at Westwood. Kickoff is scheduled for the girls at 5:30 PM. The boys match will follow. Good luck!
Due to rain and cold temperatures... Mexia @ Westwood is postponed until Wednesday night possibly Thursday. We will let everyone know as soon as we know.
Today is National Signing Day. Several student athletes will be signing letters of intent with their college or university. This event will take place in the MHS Auditorium at 11:30 today. This is a special moment for these athletes and we want to celebrate with them.
2020-2022 Other Sports for District 18-4A Mexia China Spring Madisonville Robinson Connally La Vega
Recently, Mexia ISD utilized a messaging system to update our Blackcat Families. The phone system is automated but Caller ID shows our main number. We are not able to answer all calls. Check the message or email. Please be sure to update all of your info at your student's campus.
2020-2022 UIL 4A District 7 Football Mexia Browsboro Bullard Canton Van
Blackcat Family, Thank you for your support and patience on Friday, January 31st as Mexia PD and other agencies investigated a threat against Mexia High School. Mexia ISD would like to thank all agencies for their work in resolving the threat. The District will have school and activities as usual on Monday, February 3, 2020. Thank you, Dr. Lyle DuBus
Hello Mexia Blackcat Families Today, January 30th at approximately 1:10 p.m., the district received a threat against the high school. After preliminary investigations, the Mexia Police Department reinforced a soft (perimeter) lockdown with the assistance of the Texas Department of Public Safety. Student safety continues to be our #1 priority. Tomorrow, Friday, January 31st, all schools will be open with increased presence from local and state law enforcement. We appreciate your patience and continued support. Mexia ISD Administration Mexia ISD Administration
At approximately 1:10 this afternoon, Mexia HS received a phone threat from out of state. Out of caution, Mexia High School has been placed on a soft lockdown (remaining in the building) with assistance of Mexia PD, as they investigate.
Boys Varsity Soccer Mexia-4 Athens-3 Final #ChampionshipHabits
Congratulations to Mrs. Ellis for being nominated as a LifeChanger through National Life Group. Please leave her a comment of support at this link: http://app.lifechangeroftheyear.com/nomination_detail.cfm?NominationID=4892&NominationYear=2019
In honor of Martin Luther King, Mexia ISD Schools will be closed Monday, January 20th. School will resume normal hours on Tuesday, January 21st. #Mexia_betheBean
The tennis match at Gatesville is cancelled for today, Thursday, January 16.
Update: Tonight's Boys Basketball Games at Midlothian Heritage have been cancelled. Girls Basketball Games at Madisonville are still scheduled.
Happy New Year Blackcat Families. Mexia ISD campuses will resume regular schedules Tuesday, January 7th. We welcome everyone to an amazing Spring Semester. #Mexia_betheBEAN
Ladycat Bball games at Mexia on Friday, Dec. 20th vs. La Vega have been cancelled due to LaVega's football team advancing to state finals. #Mexia_betheBean
Englis 1 EOC is today at MHS. #Mexia_betheBean
Congratulations to the MHS Robotics team on an outstanding performance at the UIL State Robotics Championship. They placed 6th in their division and 16th out of 74 teams competing. The Robotics team is coached by Mr. Jay Taylor. This was Mexia's 1st time to the state competition.
Congratulations to Jaden Proctor and Jailil Wright on being named to the Academic All State Team! #Mexia_betheBean #ChampionshipHabits
Congratulations Blackcats on an awesome season. Final score Mexia 17, Sunnyvale 28. #ChampionshipHabits #One
Playoff Community Pep Rally at Mexia High School Thursday, 11/21/19 6:00 PM Mexia HS Gym
Parents and Families A heater kicked on and triggered the fire alarms at Mexia JH. School will start regular time. All clear now at 7:30. Thanks!
Again, a big thanks to all of our First Responders! Today you will see many of them today parked outside of RQ Sims. They are providing treats to students and allowing students to see their vehicles up close. #mexia_betheBEAN
Thank you to all of our First Responders! You will see many of them today parked outside of McBay Elementary. They are providing treats to students and allowing students to see their vehicles up close. #mexia_betheBEAN
October 14th is a student holiday in Mexia ISD #betheBean
Parents and Families of Mexia ISD As a safety precaution, Mexia HS was put on a brief soft lock down. All students are safe and the soft lock down has been lifted. Safety of our staff and students is our number one priority and we appreciate your support in this endeavor.
At this time, Mexia HS is on a soft lock down. All students are safe and inside the building. More information will follow as it becomes available.
Monday, September 23 is a student holiday. School resumes Tuesday, September 24th. #Mexia_betheBean
The Varsity Football game scheduled for Friday vs Coldspring has been canceled due to weather. Please keep the Coldspring Community in your thoughts. #Mexia_betheBean
Tonight's sub-varsity football games at Coldspring have been canceled due to weather. Mexia JV vs. Buffalo here in Mexia at 6pm is still on for tongiht. #Mexia_betheBean
The regularly scheduled Mexia ISD School Board Meeting has been canceled for tonight. The September Board meeting will now be Monday, September 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Mexia Administration Building.
Good afternoon, Please see scrimmage times for Mexia Blackcat football teams this week: Thursday, August 22nd 9th/JV @ Rockdale 5:30 p.m. Varsity @ Rockdale 7:00 pm. For more information, please visit us online at https://www.mexiaisd.net/o/mexia-high-school/events
Big shout out to @MHSBlackcats Cheer & NHS for helping with the Mexia Cares Supply Drive! #Mexia_betheBean
Funeral services for Val Sunday are Tuesday, July 30 at 11:00 am at the Mexia High School Auditorium. Visitation with is Monday, July 29, 5-8:00 pm at the First Baptist Church in Mexia. Counselors will be available for for faculty and students in the HS Library after the service.
Wednesday, June 26 - testing will include 5th and 8th Reading retest as well as EOC Eng 2. Testing for all campuses begins at 8:00 am. #Mexia_aWEsoME
Tuesday, June 25- STAAR 5th & 8th grade Math Retests and EOC Algebra 1. Testing begins at 8:00 am #Mexia_aWEsoME
EOC English 1 testing will get started at 8:00 am in the MHS library #Mexia_aWEsoME
All faculty, staff, and students please wear maroon on Monday in support of Athens.