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May 2017
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Melissa Schools will be closed May 29 for Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, Melissa Schools will close district-wide on Monday, May 29. We return for the last week of school on Tuesday, May 30.

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May 2017
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Volunteer for #Read2Grow Day at Harry McKillop Elementary

Harry McKillop Elementary will celebrate #Read2Grow Day next Tuesday, May 30. Each year, McKillop welcomes city officials, administrators, teachers, and community members as guest readers in the classroom. If you’re interested in volunteering as a guest reader, and have 15-20 minutes open in your schedule next Tuesday, please ...

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Kindness Week 2017 - Hall 2

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May 2017
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Melissa Schools cultivates kindness in classrooms, community

Students and faculty at Melissa Schools celebrated Kindness Week from May 15-19, extending random acts of kindness throughout the district and the community. Kindness Week is a co-initiative by the City of Melissa and Melissa Schools. Mayor Reed Greer annually signs an official proclamation designating a Week of Kindness in Melissa. ...

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KM Weekly Update 5-19-17

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May 2017
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Just So You Know: Weekly Update from the Superintendent – May 19, 2017

Here is your weekly update from Keith Murphy, Superintendent of Melissa Schools, featuring the latest news and photos, along with upcoming events.

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May 2017
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Melissa High School student athletes sign letters of intent

Melissa High School student athletes Bryanna Hernandez and Tarek Wallace signed letters of intent as part of National Signing Day on Thursday. Boys’ Athletic Director Seth Stinton and Track and Field Coach Ted Mackey introduced the athletes, speaking to their achievements and college plans. Friends and family members joined ...

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May 2017
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Melissa students, community team up for carpool at Harry McKillop Elementary

When freezing temperatures came to North Texas last December, local church groups and Melissa Schools administrators braved the cold to step in for teachers during morning carpool at Harry McKillop Elementary. This school year, more than 20 student and community groups have volunteered for the same task; an effort that Principal ...

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May 2017
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Cardinals, community members commended at May Board of Trustees meeting

Standout students and faculty from Melissa Schools, along with members of the community, were celebrated during Cardinal Commendations at Monday night’s Board of Trustees meeting. Harry McKillop Elementary students Kyle DiFloria and Nevaeh Howard led the Pledge of Allegiance and the Texas Pledge at the start of the meeting. SEE ...

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May 2017
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Melissa Schools breaks ground on new high school facility

Melissa Schools administration, staff, and board members joined the community on Monday, May 15 to officially break ground on the construction of a new Melissa High School facility. The first phase of the new high school, located East of Hwy 121 and Melissa Rd (FM 545) on Milrany Ln in Melissa, is expected to be […]

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2017 Cardinal State Track & Field Athletes

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May 2017
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Cardinals earn highest Melissa Track & Field team finish at State

The Melissa Cardinal Track and Field team finished 5th overall in the team standings at the UIL State Track and Field Championships last weekend in Austin. The boys finished with 30 points, which marks the highest team finish, and the most points, for any Melissa track team at the state meet. The Cardinals were the […]

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2017 Lady Cardinal State Track & Field Athletes

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May 2017
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Lady Cardinal Track & Field athletes finish strong at State

The Melissa Lady Cardinal Track and Field team tied for 15th, with three student athletes in three events, at the UIL State Track and Field Championships last weekend in Austin. Senior Priscilla Adejokun won the gold medal in shot put in her second state meet appearance. Adejokun is only the second student athlete in Melissa […]

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