ready for the competition coming up soon. We had a guest speaker on Wednesday to visit with the entire
student body about the prevention of bullying and on Thursday, our 8th graders got to travel to all three MISD
High Schools and learn about the different programs they offer at each campus.
Our MISD Athletic Word of the Week has been “Roles”. Coaches talked with athletes about knowing
their role on the team, at home, and school. Talked with athletes about improving their role in all areas
of their life and how important each role is. Our Athletes of the Week are: Kira Thornton, Lauren Trujillo,
Carson Lee, John Saunders, Sydney Saad, Aiden Varnell, Nathan Briggs, Brendon Navetta, Camden Greywall,
Clifton Baker, Harry Brockman.
Basketball Scrimmages are coming up:
Nov. 28th: 7th Girls @ Boyd 5:00pm 7th Boys @ MNHS 5:00pm
Nov. 30th: 8th Girls @ MHS 5:00 8th Boys @ Boyd 5:00
Basketball B/C Tournament is Dec. 3rd
7th Girls @ CMS 7th Boys @ EMS 8th Girls @ FMS 8th Boys @ SJMS
MISD is taking our Fall Break Nov. 19th – 27th. No School during this time.
Dowell 8th Boys Basketball is having “Open Gym” on Nov. 21st from 9:00am to 10:30am
This is non-mandatory and set for more floor time for the boys. Coach Criss and Coach Schuh will be there.
We have made so many positive strides since school begun. Success, strong efforts/extra efforts, building teamwork-
teammates, friendships, weight room gains, individual/team overcoming adversity…..I feel good about the growth of
our athletes! I have seen the growth of leadership, confidence, and spirit. It’s hard work at times but I know/believe
it will pay off for the athletes through time. We want to keep doing what we’re doing and keep building every day.
Enjoy the fall break with your athlete! We are so thankful to have awesome young athletes at Dowell/McKinney ISD!