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Apr 2016
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Melissa Middle School to celebrate “School to Watch” honor at Community Pep Rally

In February Melissa Middle School was one of seven Texas schools to be named a 2016 “School to Watch” by the Texas Middle School Association (TMSA) and the Texas Schools to Watch program. The distinguished school will celebrate this honor at an April 28 community-wide pep rally. Students, faculty, and the Melissa community are ...

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Apr 2016
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Podcast: Session 2 of “College Life; Are You Ready?” with SMU Professor Joseph Kobylka

In case you missed Session 2 of College Life; Are You Ready? at Melissa High School on Tuesday, April 12, you’re invited to listen to a podcast (audio version) of the 45-minute presentation. This session features Joseph Kobylka, a Political Science professor at Southern Methodist University. He has been a professor at SMU for ...

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Apr 2016
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Melissa High School’s Garrett Heinz: Hometown Defender

One word to describe Melissa High School Junior Garrett Heinz is dedicated. A second word is passionate. A Cardinal since Kindergarten, Heinz has spent more years of his life playing hockey than not; learning to skate when he was just three years old and beginning play at age six. The 2015-16 season marked Heinz’s third […]

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Apr 2016
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Celebrating the Melissa Schools librarians on National Library Workers Day

As part of National Library Week and Library Workers Day, we celebrate our Library Media Specialists here at Melissa Schools: Debra Bridenbaugh (Harry McKillop Elementary), Cari Montgomery (Melissa Ridge Intermediate/Melissa Middle School), and Tiffany Matlock (Melissa High School). Read below to learn a bit about them, and please ...

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Apr 2016
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Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Eichel, Melissa Middle School

The Teacher Spotlight is a weekly piece where we feature our leaders at Melissa Schools. Check back each Monday to meet a new teacher! This week’s Teacher Spotlight shines on Alex Eichel from Melissa Middle School, nominated by Principal Jim Miller. Mrs. Eichel teaches 7th Grade Writing and this is her twelfth year in ...

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Apr 2016
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Just So You Know: Weekly Update from the Superintendent – April 8, 2016

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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Apr 2016
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Melissa Schools hosts 8th Annual Special Olympics track meet

The 8th Annual Melissa Schools Special Olympics track meet was an event to remember Friday, April 8 at Cardinal Stadium. Athletes from Melissa and surrounding schools participated in track and field events throughout the morning and after lunch. Many thanks to Amy Burchett for organizing such a wonderful event and to our volunteers. ...

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Apr 2016
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Melissa Cardinals Network – Live Broadcast of Lady Cardinal Soccer Playoff Game

We invite all Melissa Cardinals soccer fans to listen to the Lady Cardinals’ varsity playoff game this morning, Friday, April 8 against Abilene Wylie. If you can’t attend the game, or if you want to listen on your smartphone while at the game, log on to the Melissa Cardinals Network. Join Trey Graham for the pre-game show at ...

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Apr 2016
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Melissa Booster Club announces 13th Annual Melissa Open Golf Tournament

The 13th Annual Melissa Open Golf Tournament, hosted by the Melissa Booster Club, is scheduled for Saturday, May 7 at the Heritage Ranch Golf Club in Fairview. Registration opens at noon, with tee-off at 1:00 p.m. The cost for team entry is $500 and includes 18 holes of golf, a riding cart, lunch, and chances to […]

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Apr 2016
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Melissa High School’s Kusano, Marks awarded $9,000 scholarship for work in HVAC

Matt Kusano and Jordan Marks of Melissa High School were each awarded a $9,000 scholarship to Oklahoma State University’s School of Technology to continue their education in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). These scholarships were awarded by Kevin Self on behalf of ACIS in Austin, Texas. Kusano and Marks ...

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