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Nov 2017
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Cardinal Commendations: November 13, 2017

Standout students and faculty from Melissa Schools were celebrated during Cardinal Commendations at Monday night’s Board of Trustees meeting. Harry McKillop Elementary students Brielle Hamer and Jeremiah Fairbourn led the Pledge of Allegiance and the Texas Pledge. Students from MMS Performing Arts performed “Books Can Show ...

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Nov 2017
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Melissa High School speech and debate students are sweepstakes champs

The Melissa High School speech and debate team traveled to a tournament at Wylie High School on Saturday and earned the title of Sweepstakes Champions. Ten students also earned individual accolades. Justin Berkeland took first in Prose, Duo Interpretation, and Program of Oral Interpretation. Jacob Gallimore took first in Duo ...

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Nov. 10, 2017 Weekly Update

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Nov 2017
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Just So You Know: Weekly Update from the Superintendent – November 10, 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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Live broadcast of Melissa vs. Community football game

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Nov 2017
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Live Broadcast of Nov. 10 Melissa vs. Community Football Game

The Melissa Cardinals Network invites all Melissa Cardinal football fans to listen to the Cardinals’ final regular season game Friday, Nov. 10 against Community. If you can’t attend the game, or if you want to listen on your smart phone while at the game, log on to the Melissa Cardinals Network website. You can also […]

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Nov 2017
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Harry McKillop Elementary students honor veterans with music program

Third grade students at Harry McKillop Elementary debuted the school’s annual patriotic music program, “Honoring Our Veterans”, on Thursday in two heartfelt presentations. The shows began with three students leading the Pledge of Allegiance and the Texas Pledge. Students then sang and danced to “Star Spangled Banner”, ...

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Nov 2017
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Three Melissa High School athletes sign letters of intent

Melissa High School student athletes Ty Graham, Brittany Melcher, Taylor Thomas signed letters of intent on Friday as part of National Signing Day. Girls’ athletic director Claude Webb, along with coaches Heather Lane, Frank DePaolo, and Kelley Pitzer, gave introductions. Each spoke of the student athletes’ achievements and ...

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Nov 2017
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Third annual Expresso Yourself Fine Arts Night scheduled for Dec. 16

The third annual Melissa Schools Expresso Yourself Fine Arts Night comes to Melissa High School on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Expresso Yourself is a come-and-go fine arts showcase featuring performances from students in band, choir, and theatre, in addition to a walk-through gallery display of artwork by students ...

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Read Under the Stars 2017

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Nov 2017
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Second annual Read Under the Stars event scheduled for Nov. 28

The second annual Read Under the Stars event will be held at Cardinal Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Families are invited to bring a book and a flashlight and read under the Melissa stars between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Families can bring in flashlights, blankets, and sleeping bags, along with their books. Each reader […]

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Nov 2017
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Children’s author Patricia Polacco visits elementary students, teachers in Melissa

Renowned children’s author and illustrator, Patricia Polacco, paid a special visit to students and staff at Harry McKillop Elementary and Melissa Ridge Intermediate on Friday. Connecting with Students Polacco read three of her books aloud to students throughout the day, including The Keeping Quilt, Meteor, and Pink and Say. ...

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Carnival 2017

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Nov 2017
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2017 Melissa Elementary Fall Carnival raises over $51,000 for schools

The Melissa Elementary Fall Carnival raised over $51,000 this year, a record high for the fundraiser and family-fun event. The carnival has been organized annually by the McKillop Elementary PTO for many years and has historically been one of the largest fundraisers for Harry McKillop Elementary. For the 2017-18 school year, the ...

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