Fine Arts

Art

The art program is designed to help students:

  1. Realize that each individual’s ideas are of value because they are tangible results of personal experience.
  2. Produce and recognize the value of his/her own imaginative and inventive works of art while becoming aware of his/her artistic talent and its needs for further development.
  3. Progress students through a sequentially developed curriculum moving from level to level in such a way that maximum growth is attained by building on prior learning.
  4. Develop independent thinking by planning and executing his/her own ideas for truly creative expression instead of copy work.

. . . and more!

Teacher: Miriam Christman
Teacher: Shannon Kessler
Teacher: Sam Thomas
Teacher: Brian Magnuson

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Band

The McKinney Boyd Bronco Band will be one of the largest organizations on the MBHS campus in the coming school year! The Bronco Band is already an award winning band program and is among the very best band programs in Texas. Students must be currently enrolled in band at the middle school level to be considered for high school band.

Director of Bands: Travis Treadwell
Associate Director: Vanessa Santamaria
Asst. Director: Benjamin Cook
Asst. Band Dir./Percussion Director: Scott Gustafson
Color Guard Director: Alex Fernandez

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Choir

"Where words fail, music speaks."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Director: Joseph Tomkins
Associate Director: Amy Harrington
Private Voice Instructor: Luan Ewbank
Private Voice Instructor: Kendra Herrington

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Dance

The Bailadoras are currently under the direction of Caris Dunn who joined the Bailadora organization as the assistant director in 2008 and became the head Director in 2009. The JV drill team, the Belles, was created in 2011 and has developed into a successful competitive JV Drill Team and a strong feeder into our Varsity program. The Bailadoras are the official Varsity dance/drill team of McKinney Boyd High School and are composed of Boyd’s most elite dancers. The Bailadoras perform at all pep rallies and varsity football games, as well as several varsity basketball games and events throughout McKinney. They also compete in the spring and put on a spectacular Spring Show.

Director: Caris Dunn
Assistant Director: Staci Cook

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Orchestra

The McKinney Boyd High School Orchestra program has established a tradition of excellence and quality of musical performances. The success of the orchestra program centers on the pursuit of excellence, pride, commitment to learning, and the willingness to work hard to achieve a common goal. As a member of McKinney Boyd High School Orchestra, you will make long-lasting friendships and develop a sense of camaraderie that is unique to your musical organization.

Head Orchestra Director: Michael Link
Associate Orchestra Director: Shelly New

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Theatre

The McKinney Boyd Theatre program, home of the Broadway Broncos, is a nationally recognized theatre program in McKinney Texas. The program focuses on creating an environment of family while striving for excellence in the theatrical arts. The program has been recognized by the Texas Thespians as the outstanding troupe in the state, numerous Dallas Summer Musicals nominations and awards, numerous Texas Thespian and International Thespian recognitions and mainstage winners as well as a successful UIL OAP history as well as many other recognitions.

Director: Jonathan Pitzer

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