>Home >Life@MAA

Life@MAA

Check this page for news and announcements about our school and its programs.


Mr. Murphy Receives Liberty Bell Award

January 2023 - Our principal, Mr. Greg Murphy, recently received the Liberty Bell award presented by the Johnson County Bar Association. He was nominated for his work with students in the extra-curricular We The People project. One of the Midland teams he coached last year won first place at the Kansas State Competition level in Topeka.

This is the only award the Association gives that can be received by a non-lawyer. Congrats to Mr. Murphy!


Weather or Not

The weather is changing and it’s a good time to remind everyone that students and teachers will continue to be outdoors as much as possible, through the winter months, for fresh air and exercise and promoting a healthy learning environment.

Please make sure that your student is appropriately clothed for the weather, including coat, hat, gloves, etc. For elementary students, it is a great plan to always have gloves, hat and scarf in the backpack throughout the winter.

There will be no outdoor recess when:

  • The temperature is 15 degrees or below. 
  • The wind chill index is 0 degrees or below. 

If a student is not dressed for the weather, at the discretion of the administration and the teacher, the student will remain in the office during recess.


National Honor Society

October 2022 - Lydia Josiah, Jordan Collins, and Kevin Choi are the newest members of the Midland chapter of the National Honor Society. An official induction ceremony on October 28 recognized their hard work, and guest speaker Dr. Sam Turner congratulated them during the event.

We're proud of our always-achieving students!

Photos

 

Highlighting Midland

April 2022 - The education department at the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD) searched for five schools across the United States and Canada to tell of the good things that are happening with Adventist education. Midland was chosen as one of the five schools because of our community service initiative, and for the STEM program we are growing and developing. 

A video crew visited Midland for three days near the end of April to record different aspects of Midland including service and STEM. The director of secondary education for the NAD, Stephen Bralley, came to be a part of this as well as Paola Oudri, the director of the Adventist Learning Community, an online platform for continuing education. It is a true honor to be chosen to be a part of this event!

A seven-minute video will be produced and will be available on the Adventist Learning Community website as well as shown at the meetings during the upcoming NAD Educator's Convention in Phoenix, AZ in 2023.

 

 


Thanksgiving for NC4Y

November 2020 - During the month of November, the Lady Mustangs spearheaded a drive to provide some support for the "NC4Y" refugee group in Kansas City.

Helped by many Midland families, our team collected four large containers of non-perishable foods and winter clothes. During the pre-Thanksgiving weekend, team members and coaches got together at Midland and sorted through all of the donated items.  

The result was eight "Thanksgiving" day baskets for the refugee families! After loading up a van, Coach Liepke and Pastor Silva headed to downtown Kansas City where they were joined by volunteers from the NC4Y group who had volunteered to lead the party and help with translations.

Coach Liepke says, "We set out on our mission and 2 and 1/2 hours later we had delivered all eight of the Thanksgiving day baskets, along with a personalized cards that were signed by the team."

As it says in the book of Matthew, "The King will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.'"

 

 


 

Share this: