Midkiff Elementary School

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Upcoming Events

4th Six Weeks AR Celebration!

Date: 3/19/2018
Location: Library
Afterschool Tutorials

Date: 3/19/2018, 3:30 PM 5 PM
Location: Classrooms-Mon., Tues., Thurs.
Afterschool Tutorials

Date: 3/20/2018, 3:30 PM 5 PM
Location: Classrooms-Mon., Tues., Thurs.
Kinder Graduation Pictures

Date: 3/21/2018
Location: Cafeteria
Parent Session- Texas Star Program (Medicaid)

Date: 3/21/2018, 1:30 PM 3 PM
Location: Parental Involvement room

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

PK Celebrates Dr. Seuss

"What Pet Should I Get?" - celebrating Dr. Seuss

Celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday!

Celebrating Dr. Seuss' Birthday!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

We met the "Series Challenge!"

"We met The Series Challenge"

February Mavericks of the Month! Congrats!
5th Grade favorites
2017-18 5th Grade Favorites

Mrs. Ayala's DI Team brings 2nd place and are going to state!

Mrs. Garza's DI Team brings 3rd Place!

Mrs. Garza's DI Team earns 3rd Place!
AR. Literacy Night
Storytelling, Italia Salas and Zoe Garza, kinder

3rd Six Weeks AR Celebration

Kinder students meet The Series Challenge!

Congratulations to Stella Venecia on placing 3rd at the District Spelling Bee

Midkiff Mission Ballers 2017-18

Midkiff Mavbots Robotics Team
Spelling Bee Winners: 1st place- David Leal, 2nd place: Stella Venecia, 3rd place: Dylan Tijerina

Midkiff Mavbots Robotics Team

Midkiff Chess Team places 2nd!

Citrus Float 4th Grade entries

Citrus Float participants

Congratulations to Mia Ayala, 4th grade student on placing 1st for her Citrus Float 

Trey Casas places 1st in the 3rd grade division!

Fourth Grader Mia Ayala,, places 2nd in her division! Congratulations!

AR Literacy Night

Blue Santa pays a Special visit to Midkiff students
Blue Santa pays a special visit to Midkiff students
Jingle receives a gift from Blue Santa
Mrs. A. Salinas' students get a special surprise visit from Santa!
First graders spot Jingle in the library!
Mrs. Cervantes 1st Grade class creates their own snowman doll
Fifth grade students spot Jingle reading!

Fabulous 4th Grade "Snow Teachers"

Hailey Botello presents her History Fair project to Mr. Cedillo
Wyatt Robbins explains The Alamo's conflict and compromise at The History Fair
Fourth graders at The History Fair
First Graders present at The History Fair
Fifth graders present at The History Fair

Second and Third Graders present at the History Fair

Midkiff Folkloric Dance team led by: Mrs. V. Garza
Christmas Musical Program led by: Mrs. E. Leos
UIL Team Places 1st  at Salinas and Bryan District Meets! Congratulations!
UIL Team brings in 1st place!
Congratulations to Benjamin Mendez and Gustavo Fajardo  on reaching Platinum Reader!
Mother Nature's pleasant surprise!
Midkiff Staff enjoying Mother Nature's gift!
Happy Holidays!
Jingle is back to visit Midkiff students!
Pre-K spots Jingle for the first time!

Midkiff Bluebonnet Team earns 2nd Place, Congratulations!

Congratulations to: Liliana Gonzalez, Bianca Montelongo, and Mellanny Rivas-Lopez on earning 2nd Place at MCISD's Battle of the Bluebonnets!

Bluebonnet Team meet local author, David Bowles of "The Smoking Mirror"

2017-18 Midkiif Bluebonnet Team
Congratulations to students meeting The Series Challenge!
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
Relay for Life walk

Relay for Life 2017

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!
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

Dr. Seuss: Office Staff photo booth picture

News and Announcements

Celebrate Read Across America at Midkiff!

We will be celebrating Read Across America and kick-off Dr. Seuss' birthday on Friday, March 2, 2018 and continue through the week of March 5-9, 2018. Students and staff are invited to Celebrate with the following activities:

Friday, March 2 - "Happy birthday!"--"Seuss Yourself"
Wear everything Dr. Seuss -“Cat in the Hat and Friends” pictures $3.50

Monday, March 5- "What Pet Should I Get?"
Students bring Favorite Stuffed Animals
Tuesday, March 6- "The 500 Hats"
Students wear favorite Hat
Wednesday, March 7- "Oh, the Places You'll Go!"
Students wear favorite College Shirt
Thursday, March 8- "Fox in Socks"
Students wear Crazy, Silly or Unmatched Socks
Friday, March 9- "Cat in the Hat"
Students wear everything Dr. Seuss

Midkiff DI Teams place 2nd and 3rd!

February 10, 2018- CONGRATULATIONS to our DI Teams and their coaches!
Mrs. Garza's team placed 3rd and Mrs. Ayala's team placed 2nd!
Mrs. Ayala's Dinamite team will be going to compete at the state level in April.
Way to go students and coaches! We are proud of you!

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