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CTE Toshiba Speakers 004

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Dec 2017
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Over 30 Melissa High School students earn Toshiba Continuous Training certification

Thirty-two students in Computer Maintenance at Melissa High School recently completed Toshiba’s Continuous Training course, each earning an official certification. Toshiba representatives Johanne Ibsen-Wolford and Michael Bone visited the Computer Maintenance classes on Monday to speak to students and present them with their ...

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State Robotics 2017

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Dec 2017
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Melissa High School robotics team shows all-around improvement at state competition

The Melissa High School robotics team competed at the UIL State Robotics Competition last week at UT Dallas and Frisco’s Dr. Pepper Arena. The competition tied in with Super Regionals for BEST Robotics, which included teams from New Mexico. The state competition featured five categories: an engineering notebook worth 30 points, a ...

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2017 Melissa High School Robotics Team

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Oct 2017
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Melissa High School Robotics team advances to state after placing in five divisions

The Melissa High School Robotics team competed at the BEST Robotics regional championships at Prosper High School on Saturday Oct. 21 and placed high enough in five divisions to advance to the state tournament. Students spent several hours planning, building, modifying, and practicing. The team placed in the divisions of Professional ...

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Melissa Schools & Unleashed Logos

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Sep 2017
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Unleashed Spirit Wear donates $79,000 worth of equipment, inventory to Melissa High School

Unleashed Spirit Wear has donated $79,000 worth of screen printing equipment and inventory to Melissa High School. Unleashed announced in late August that it was closing its doors after six years as a local screen printing business. Owner Angela Anderson has worked closely with the district and its programs over the years, designing ...

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Oct 2016
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Melissa High School Robotics team finishes seventh at Regionals in inaugural season

The Melissa High School Robotics team of 19 students competed Saturday in the UIL Best Robotics Regional Competition at Prosper High School. The tournament brought together over 40 teams from both public and private schools. The Melissa Robotics team finished seventh out of 43 and narrowly missed qualifying for the state tournament, ...

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Jul 2016
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Melissa High School’s Gagarin and Lane recognized with CTE Excellence award from Region 10 ESC

Melissa High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers Rick Gagarin and Heather Lane each received a Recognition of Excellence award at Region 10 ESC’s CTE Summer Conference last month. This award recognizes CTE teachers that excelled within their CTE cluster. Gagarin and Lane prepared students to pass exams in AP ...

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May 2016
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Melissa High School CTE students show strong performance on Industry Certification Exams

A focal point of Melissa High School’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) program is to have all students leave each course with a sense of achievement. We refer to this as a “capstone,” meaning that each student is expected to demonstrate their acquired knowledge and ability to problem-solve. One way to ...

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May 2016
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Record number of Melissa High School students pass AP test in Engineering

Engineering students at Melissa High School recently took an end-of-year exam with the possibility of receiving three hours of college credit from an NCAA D1 university. Several students from Project Lead The Way classes – including Introduction to Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, and Digital Electronics – ...

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May 2016
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Melissa High School students thrive in CTE, participate in advanced programs

Students in Melissa High School’s CTE (Career and Technology Education) program are thriving; Alex Werner was recently accepted into an exclusive engineering camp at UT, while Max Reyes and Xavier Brown participated as a team in a programming competition. Read more about their accomplishments below!

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