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"Why Do You Choose Mesquite?"
02/05/2018
We are celebrating School Choice by confirming that you have made the best choice in choosing Mesquite ISD for your children. You have a choice, and we are honored that your choose Mesquite ISD to care for and educate your child every school day. Click anywhere on this video image to see why a fellow MISD parent chooses us too.
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2018-19 Calendar Proposal
School Board Approves 2018-19 School Calendar
01/22/2018
Mesquite ISD's PROPOSED calendar for the 2018-2019 school year available for review and feedback.
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Help Give Our District Theme Real Meaning
01/18/2018
Our district’s new marketing and public relations campaign will debut next week during School Choice Week.
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About McKenzie Elementary

Mr. Eunice Sikes McKenzie, son of pioneer Mesquite settlers, attended Mesquite schools. As an adult, Mr. McKenzie was a banker, starting at Guaranty State Bank and later at First State Bank and First National Bank of Mesquite. He later moved to the new Grove State Bank where he worked until his retirement.

ES McKenzieMr. McKenzie's main interest was in the Mesquite Independent School District. He was elected to the school board in 1926 and served for 24 years as a member, Secretary, and finally President of the board. For his devotion to the education of the children of Mesquite, McKenzie Elementary School was named in his honor.

E. S. McKenzie Elementary opened in the fall of 1980. Howard Payne was the first principal and remained principal at McKenzie for eighteen years. Mr. Payne announced his retirement in 1998 and Wencie Byrd was named as McKenzie's new principal. Wencie Byrd retired in 2003 and Katrina Horn-Hasley was named McKenzie's new principal. Aimee Lewis was named principal beginning in the fall of 2007.