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Mighty Cardinal Band State Finals 2018

09

Nov 2018
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Mighty Cardinal Band competes in first 4A state final, wins sixth place

The Mighty Cardinal Band traveled to San Antonio earlier this week to compete in the 2018 UIL 4A State Marching Contest, where the band’s competition show “The Colony” qualified for the state finals and won sixth place overall. Jerry Whorton, Director of Bands at Melissa Schools, works alongside Aaron Dugger, Associate Director ...

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Melissa robotics team at the 2018 Regional Competition

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Nov 2018
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Melissa robotics team advances to state for second year

The Melissa High School robotics team competed in the 2018 UIL Regional Robotics Competition earlier this month, placing high enough to advance to state for the second consecutive year. Over 30 students make up the Melissa robotics team. Categories in the competition include a professional engineering notebook, a marketing ...

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Mighty Cardinal Band performs "The Colony"

30

Oct 2018
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Mighty Cardinal Band takes second at area, advances to state competition

The Melissa High School Mighty Cardinal Band competed in the UIL Area B Marching Contest on Saturday, where they placed second overall out of 35 competing bands and earned a spot at the 2018 UIL State Marching Contest. Senior drum majors Oscar Villegas and Rodneigh Farrow lead the marching band, along with senior musicians Tyler […]

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Banner: Melissa Band Showcase

14

Sep 2018
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Melissa Band Showcase set for Sept. 29; First public performance of “The Colony”

The Melissa High School Mighty Cardinal Band will present the Melissa Band Showcase on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Cardinal Stadium beginning at 8:00 p.m. The showcase will serve as an introduction to the band’s competition show for 2018-19, titled “The Colony”. As part of the showcase, the band directors will share a brief history ...

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Meet the Cardinal Night 2018

16

Jul 2018
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“Meet the Cardinals” on Aug. 16 at Cardinal Stadium

The community is invited to kick off the 2018-19 school year at Meet the Cardinal Night on Thursday, Aug. 16 at Cardinal Stadium. The event is free to attend. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and festivities begin at 7:00 p.m. The Melissa Booster Club will give away free t-shirts to the first 250 people to […]

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Jasper Murphy 2018 Lone Star Winner

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Mar 2018
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Melissa High School band student wins Lone Star Youth Winds Concerto Competition

Melissa High School student Jasper Murphy has been selected as the winner of the Lone Star Youth Winds Concerto Competition. Murphy is the first “small school” student to ever win the competition, being from a school in class 4A and below. Murphy will be featured with the Lone Star Winds on Sunday, May 17 at […]

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Melissa Band 2018 Show Release

12

Feb 2018
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Melissa Band program announces 2018-19 design team, previews show release

The Melissa Band program has welcomed Shane Gwaltney to the Melissa High School Mighty Cardinal Band design team. He will serve as drill designer for the 2018-19 competitive season. Gawltney joins the program with a long history as a champion battery arranger, visual designer, and program coordinator. He has arranged and worked with ...

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Melissa Band Event Image

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Feb 2018
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Mighty Cardinal Band to host TWU Wind Ensemble concert during Friday’s mega lunch

The Melissa High School Mighty Cardinal Band will host the Texas Woman’s University Wind Ensemble on campus this Friday, Feb. 9 at 11:45 a.m. in the band hall during mega lunch. The TWU Wind Ensemble will perform a warm-up of their “Old, New, Borrowed, Blue” concert. The concert is free for all to attend. Parents […]

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Team Melissa Logo

07

Dec 2017
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Melissa High School athletics, fine arts banquet dates announced for 2017-18

As student participation continues to increase in athletics and fine arts programs at Melissa Schools, necessary adjustments are being made to the structure of banquets organized by the Melissa Booster Club. Beginning with the 2017-18 school year, banquets will be held either at Melissa High School or the Home Office, depending on ...

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MHS All-Region Band 2017

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Dec 2017
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Record number of Melissa High School students selected for All-Region Band, qualify for area-level competition

Students in the Melissa High School Mighty Cardinal Band program competed Monday in Whitesboro for a spot in the ATSSB All-Region Band. A record number of 29 students from the high school band program earned a spot in the ATSSB Region 24 All-Region Band. Five of those students earned the first chair in their respected […]

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