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Cale Hayes

20

Jun 2017
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Cale Hayes named an Outstanding Performer at State Solo-Ensemble Contest

Melissa High School Mighty Cardinal Band student Cale Hayes was recently named an Outstanding Performer at the 2017 Texas State Solo-Ensemble Contest. Hayes is a bass trombonist and section leader in the Mighty Cardinal Band, and he begins his senior year this August. According to the University Interscholastic League (UIL), ...

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Melissa Band Water Drive for Canton - Delivery

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May 2017
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Mighty Cardinal Band aids in relief efforts, delivers hope to Canton

In the wake of severe weather that came through Canton last week, the Melissa High School Mighty Cardinal Band organized an emergency water bottle drive to aid in relief efforts for the town. The Mighty Cardinal Band’s Leadership Team reached out to Jerry Whorton, Director of Bands, on Sunday, looking for some way to help […]

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Expresso Yourself 2017 Banner

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Mar 2017
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Second annual Expresso Yourself Fine Arts Night scheduled for April 29

The second annual Melissa Schools Expresso Yourself Fine Arts Night comes to Melissa High School on Saturday, April 29 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Expresso Yourself is a come-and-go 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 ...

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MMS Beginner Band

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Feb 2017
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Melissa Middle School Band invites incoming students to Instrument Drive

Melissa Middle School will host a come-and-go Instrument Drive on Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Band Hall for incoming 6th grade students who are interested in joining the middle school band program. The beginning band is the largest organization at Melissa Middle School and is open to all 6th grade […]

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Jasper Murphy

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Jan 2017
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Mighty Cardinal Band’s Jasper Murphy selected for ATSSB 2017 All-State Band

Melissa High School sophomore Jasper Murphy has been selected by the Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB) for the 2017 All-State Band. Jasper, son of John and Stacy Murphy, is a member of the Melissa High School Mighty Cardinal Band and plays the clarinet under the direction of Jerry Whorton, Dallas Bayless, and Connor ...

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MMS Christmas Concert

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Dec 2016
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Melissa Middle School Band Christmas Concert scheduled for Dec. 13

The Melissa Middle School Band will perform over 15 holiday favorites next Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Melissa Middle School Competition Gym featuring the Beginners, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble. There will be a small reception following the concert. Admission is free of charge. Any questions can be directed to ...

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MMS All Region Band 2016

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Dec 2016
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Over 30 Melissa Middle School students selected for All-Region Band

Students in the Melissa Middle School band program were among hundreds of musicians from 20 area schools who recently auditioned for a spot in the ATSSB Region 24 All-Region Band, and a record 33 students from the middle school band program earned a chair. This is the highest number of students to make All-Region Band […]

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All Region Band 2016

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Dec 2016
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Record number of Mighty Cardinal Band students selected for All-Region and Area

Melissa High School band students recently auditioned for a spot in the ATSSB Region 24 All-Region Honor Band along with hundreds of musicians from more than 20 area schools. A record 23 students earned a chair in the band with 14 of them also earning Area Honor Band recognition. This is the highest number of […]

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MHS Christmas Concert 2016

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Dec 2016
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Melissa High School Christmas Concert scheduled for Dec. 8

The Mighty Cardinal Band will present an evening of Christmas favorites next Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Melissa High School Cafeteria. The Melissa High School Christmas Concert will feature the Wind Ensemble directed by Jerry Whorton and Symphonic Band directed by Dallas Bayless, with special appearances by the Percussion ...

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Oct 2016
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Mighty Cardinal Band earns First Division ratings, advances to Area

Melissa High School’s Mighty Cardinal Band earned First Division ratings from all three judges Wednesday night while competing at the UIL Region 25 Marching Contest in Princeton, qualifying the band to advance to the UIL Area B Marching Contest. The Mighty Cardinal Band was one of five bands that advanced to the Area ...

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