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Sep 2016
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Sophomore Jack Greer is Melissa’s first selected for ATSSB Region 24 Jazz Band

Melissa High School sophomore Jack Greer was recently named Second Chair Alto Saxophone by the Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB) for Region 24 Jazz Band. He is the first Melissa student to ever audition for and be selected by the ATSSB. The ATSSB holds auditions each year in search of the best Jazz […]

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Aug 2016
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Nominate Mighty Cardinal Band as 99.5 The Wolf’s “Best High School Band”

Last year, thanks to nominations from our community, the Mighty Cardinal Band was named a “Best High School Band” and featured on 99.5’s Wake Up With the Wolf show where they played the school song and the fight song. Now, nominations are open for 2016! Support your high school band and nominate them to be […]

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Aug 2016
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Meet the Cardinal Night comes to Cardinal Stadium on Aug. 11

Kick off the new school year at Meet the Cardinal Night on Thursday, Aug. 11 at Cardinal Stadium! Festivities start at 7:00 p.m. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy hot dogs, popcorn, candy, and drinks at the concessions, hear the Mighty Cardinal Band play, watch the cheerleaders perform, and meet everyone on Band, Cheer, Volleyball, […]

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Mar 2016
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Melissa Schools selects Jerry Whorton as new Director of Bands

Melissa Schools welcomes Jerry Whorton to the Cardinal family as the new Director of Bands. Whorton currently serves Winona ISD, where he is the Director of Fine Arts and Bands. Whorton brings with him ten years of professional experience in Music Education, and nine years as a Director of Bands at both the high school […]

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Mar 2016
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Melissa Middle School Band receives special instruction from Texas Tech’s Dr. Keith Dye

A special visitor joined the Melissa Middle School Band practice Monday, Feb. 29. Dr. Keith Dye from Texas Tech University worked with both the Symphonic Band and the Wind Ensemble in preparation for their UIL contest in April. It was an afternoon filled with great instruction and fabulous music making!

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Feb 2016
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Mighty Cardinal Band advances in UIL Solo & Ensemble, achieves highest number of Division 1 gold rankings

Members of the Melissa High School Mighty Cardinal Band traveled to Celina High School on Saturday, Feb. 27 to participate in the UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest. The following students delivered a superb solo and/or ensemble performance and will move on to participate in the State Solo and Ensemble Contest in Austin on Monday, May ...

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Feb 2016
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Melissa Schools’ “Expresso Yourself” Night of the Arts scheduled for April 16

Mark your calendars! Expresso Yourself, the K-12 Melissa Schools Fine Arts Night, comes to Melissa High School on Saturday, April 16 from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. Enjoy performances by the Melissa High School Band, Choir, and Theater, along with the Melissa Middle School Band and Theater. Plus, see student artwork from Kindergarten ...

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