Expresso Yourself is an annual Melissa Schools fine arts showcase featuring performances from students in band, choir, and theatre, in addition to a walk-through gallery display of artwork by students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.
Third Annual Expresso Yourself Night
The third annual Melissa Schools Expresso Yourself Fine Arts Night took place at Melissa High School on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
This year’s event featured:
- Performances from students in band, choir, and theatre.
- Story time with student readers dressed in character.
- A photo booth featuring artwork by students at Harry McKillop Elementary.
- A walk-through gallery of student artwork from all four schools.
- Snacks and refreshments.
Performance Schedule (Download)
A gallery of student artwork from all four schools was on display throughout the event in the main hallway outside the library. Refreshments and snacks were served in the library.
|Performance Time||Main Stage (Cafeteria)||Library
|3:00 p.m.||4th Grade Choir||MMS Woodwind Ensemble
|3:15 p.m.||5th Grade Choir||
|3:20 p.m.||MMS Brass Ensemble
|3:30 p.m.||MHS Percussion Ensemble||
|3:45 p.m.||MMS Performing Arts||Story Time #1
|4:15 p.m.||Story Time #2
|4:30 p.m.||MHS Jazz Ensemble||
|5:00 p.m.||MHS Theatre||
|5:25 p.m.||MMS & MHS Choir||
|5:45 p.m.||MHS Band & Melissa Choir||
Illustrations featured in the December 2017 Expresso Yourself promotional materials were designed by students Alyssa Burns, Rylee White, Yisel Reynoso, Lance Smith, and Madi Somers.
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The first annual Expresso Yourself fine arts night took place on April 16, 2016. The Melissa High School gym transformed into an art gallery, showcasing displays full of student artwork. The cafetorium housed back-to-back performances from students in band, choir, and theatre, concluding with a performance by Melissa High School’s One Act Play.
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