Midkiff Elementary School

Upcoming Events

Thanksgiving Holiday! Enjoy!

Date: 11/20/2017
Location: Nov. 20-24, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday! Enjoy!

Date: 11/21/2017
Location: Nov. 20-24, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday! Enjoy!

Date: 11/22/2017
Location: Nov. 20-24, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday! Enjoy!

Date: 11/23/2017
Location: Nov. 20-24, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday! Enjoy!

Date: 11/24/2017
Location: Nov. 20-24, 2017

Principal's Message

Dear Parents,

Midkiff Elementary has a tradition of Academic Excellence which is attributed to our outstanding and hard working staff, highly qualified students, dedicated and caring parents, and the ongoing support from our Midkiff community.
Midkiff strives to prepare our "Mavericks" for the 21st Century in Leadership, Knowledge, Language and Technology.  These fine skills will ensure our students are prepared to excel in college and career of their choice and compete in the global economy of the future.  It is exciting to know our "Mavericks" will become successful citizens in their community!

I am proud to annouce that Midkiff Elementary "Met Standard with Distinctions" on the STAAR Assessment.  The successes achieved at Midkiff Elementary are because you are an integral part of your child's education. THANK YOU!!

Midkiff Elementary takes pride in engaging all students in various educational programs:

•TEKS Curriculum                                             •GT Curriculum
•Dual Language (PK -  2nd )                             •Tutorials
•Bilingual Instruction (3rd - 5th)                         •Athletics
•Learning Resource Center                               •Music
•Reading Renaissance Program                       •2 Computer Labs
•Series Challenge (Kinder - 5th)                       •1 Science Lab
•Destination Imagination                                   •Student Council
•UIL                                                                   •KADA Club
•Robotics                                                           •Etc...
•College & Career Readiness                           

Important Information
Classes Begin from 7:40 A.M. - 3:15 P.M.
Breakfast is served at 7:30 A.M. in the classroom.

Uniform:  Mon. - Thurs. - Navy blue T-Shirt with Midkiff Maverick's logo 
Friday - Grey District Spirit Shirt

The uniform is available at:
MCM Sporting Goods
1302 N. Conway
Mission, Texas
Telephone: (956) 581-1632

Do not hesitate to call me if you have any questions, 323-7000.
D. Villalobos

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Preparing Students for College, Careers and Life

Speer Memorial "We're All Wonders" Literacy Night: Midkiff and Bryan Elementary
Kinder Celebrates Thanksgiving
Pre-K Honoring Our Veterans
Salute to Our Veterans
Salute to Our Veterans
October Mavericks of the Month, Congratulations!

Published Young Poets

 Summer reading with myON, Kindle Fire Winners Congratulations students!

City Council Swearing In Ceremony
Awesome PTO!
Parade of Characters
Students showcasing their Character Pumpkins
Scaredy-Cat Splat
VMHS Patriots close out Red Ribbon Week
Drug Free Essay winners
Bus Safety
Red Ribbon Week
"Stop Bullying" lesson
Say  "NO" to Drugs
Volunteer Parent Orientation
Volunteer Orientation
Midkiff Volleyball Team
2nd Grade-Day of Design: Slingshot
1st Six weeks A.R. Celebration
A.R. Celebration
Enjoying the 1st Six Weeks A.R. Celebration
Fire Prevention Week

September Mavericks of the Month

A. R. Literacy Night

The Duckling Gets a Cookie?
Book Fair 2017
Book Fair 2017
Grandparent's Day 2017 
Celebrating our Grandparents
Celebrating our Grandparents
 Grandparent's Day!
Sofia and RJ (K) discuss Tsunamis with Sharon Roberts
Sofia and RJ -Kinder
GT Fair -2nd Graders
1st Grade
3rd grade present their Utopian Societies
Relay for Life walk

Relay for Life 2017

1st Place tent! Way to go PK teachers!

Mrs. Leal's  3rd grade class has their own "Lemonade Wars"
Mrs. Rodriguez's  3rd grade class has their own "Lemonade Wars"
Mrs. Cantu's 3rd Grade class makes lemonade
Platinum Reader Field Trip
Platinum Reader Field Trip to Scholastic Warehouse
H-E-B Palmhurst and Midkiff Literacy Night featuring Mrs. Illiana Gomez's 2nd grade students
Ready for the sock puppet show to begin!
Mr. Zepeda introduces the chinchilla
Mr. Zepeda from Gladys Porter Zoo explains to students why the chinchilla is an endangered species
Sun Parrot eating a peanut
Mr. Zepeda shows students a snake from Gladys Porter Zoo
Learning about Tortoises

5th Grade visits The National Butterfly Center

Meeting a Tortoise
Walking the Trails at the National Butterfly Center

5th grade exploring the trails at the Butterfly Center

Learning about butterflies at the National Butterfly Center
Parents reading with their child,

Texas Reads One Book- "Lemonade War"

Parents reading
Parents reading
Storm Fury Expo: Chief meteorologist, Tim Smith  with Fabian Farias, Sofia Castro, Hollywood Garza

 Storm Fury Expo: Pictured with Tim Smith from L-R: Fabian Farias, Sofia Castro, Hollywood Garza

Antonio and Natalia Lopez

   Antonio and Natalia Lopez

Sofia Castro

Storm Fury Expo: Sofia Castro

Dr. Seuss; Natalio Lopez and Carolina Martinez
Dr. Seuss: Holly, Jolly, and Hollywood Garza
Dr. Seuss: Marley Williams
Dr. Seuss: Office Staff photo booth picture
Dr. Seuss: Parent Volunteers Photo booth picture
Dr. Seuss Week: Noah James, Mia Ayala, Gustavo Fajardo
Dr. Seuss Week: Second grade students
Dr. Seuss Week: Mrs. Gomez' kinder class
Mikaela Salinas celebrates Dr. Seuss

               Mikaela Salinas Celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday!

3rd Grade celebrates Read Across America Week
Destination Imagination Teams
Ms. Champion's DI Team

       Ms. Champion's DI Team

Mrs. Ayala's DI team

Mrs. Ayala's DI Team

Mrs. Garza's DI team

Mrs. Garza's DI Team

Midkiff UIL Team

Robotics Team

Trey Casas(2nd grade): Science Fair-2nd place-Congratulations!

Science Fair (L-R): Lukas Martinez-5th, Antonio Lopez-4th, Trey Casas-2nd, Gustavo Fajardo-3rd, Mia Ayala-3rd, Angela Campos-5th, Steve Chairez-4th, Andrea Salgado.-2nd

UIL -Congratulations Mavericks!

Platinum Readers! Congratulations!

First group of students in grades K-5th who met the Series Challenge. Congratulations!

News and Announcements

myON Summer Reading Kindle Fire Winners!

Students in PK-5th grades were challenged this summer to take the myON Summer reading challenge. Students that had the most books/hours read from May31-August 31, 2017 won a Kindle Fire.
Congratulations goes to the following students:
K- Alejandra Benavides, 1st- Sofia Castro, 2nd- Natalie Gama Bean, 3rd- Nikkolai Gorena, 4th- Brandon Nelms, 5th- Adrian Ramirez.

MIdkiff City Council Ceremony

Midkiff Elementary City Council members hold a ribbon cutting and swearing in ceremony for their Minitropolis, a city/community within the school. City Council members are: Mayor-Rhianna Rivera, Mayor Pro-Tem-Mia Ayala, Council Members: Place 1- Rhianna Zapata, Place 2- Andrea Sanchez, Place 3- Caleb Kegley, Place 4- Mellanny Rivas-Lopez, City Manager-Erica Espinoza, Finance Director-Jayln Mancilla, and Historian- Jolly Garza.

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