2017 MELISSA HOMECOMING CELEBRATION
BEAT THE BULLFROGS!
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 6
Melissa High School’s 2017 Homecoming football game is Friday, Sept. 8 at Cardinal Stadium where the Melissa Cardinals will face the Lake Worth Bullfrogs.
On Wednesday, Sept. 6, join us for the first annual Melissa Homecoming Celebration. Community events include tailgating, a Homecoming Parade, and a pep rally. See the details below!
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Wed, Sept. 6 @ 5:00 PM
The community is invited to TAILGATE prior to the parade! Designated tailgating area for Sept. 6: the parking lots in front of Melissa Middle School and Cardinal Stadium.
The community can begin tailgating no earlier than 5:00 p.m. Tailgating spots are on a first come, first served basis.
Wed, Sept. 6 @ 6:30 PM
After tailgating, watch Melissa’s first ever HOMECOMING PARADE, or join the parade with a float of your own!
Businesses, organizations, and clubs are invited to register a float for the parade. The top three decorated floats win a prize! This year’s Parade Theme is “Beat the Bullfrogs”.
The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Cardinal Drive between Kaufman and Lubbock, continue northeast on Cardinal, turn right onto Scott, left onto Barker, left onto Surrey, left onto Cardinal, and end in front of the high school, before Haskell.
Approximate parade distance is one mile.
Melissa’s own Helen Browning, #1 Cardinal Fan, will be the Parade Grand Marshal.
COMMUNITY PEP RALLY
Wed, Sept. 6 @ 7:30 PM
After the parade, walk over to Cardinal Stadium and enjoy a COMMUNITY-WIDE PEP RALLY.
CARDINALS VS. BULLFROGS
Fri, Sept. 8 @ 7:30 PM
The Melissa Cardinals take on the Lake Worth Bullfrogs at Cardinal Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. #REDRED
Sat, Sept. 9 @ 8:30 PM
The Melissa High School 2017 Homecoming Dance is Saturday, Sept. 9 from 8:30 – 11:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria. The dance is open to Melissa High School students and approved guests. Tickets are $25.