Melissa Schools will participate in the district's annual Canned Food Drive this November, benefiting the Melissa Food Pantry and Angel Families in Melissa. To donate, drop off non-perishable food items through Thursday, Nov. 15 at any of the four schools.
The third annual Read Under the Stars community reading event returns to Cardinal Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Families are invited to bring a book and a flashlight and read under the Melissa stars between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
The MMS Performing Arts will present "The Diary of Anne Frank on Dec. 3 at the third annual Melissa Middle School dinner theatre. The performance will take place in the cafeteria. Dinner begins at 7:00 p.m.
The community is invited to attend the Melissa Middle School Band Christmas Concert on Thursday, Dec. 20 in the main gym. The Beginner Band performs at 6:30 p.m. The Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble perform at 7:15 p.m.
Melissa Schools will close district-wide for Winter Break from Monday, Dec. 24 through Friday, Jan. 4. The district will reopen for a Staff Development Day on Monday, Jan. 7. Students will return Tuesday, Jan. 8.