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May 2017
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Melissa Schools breaks ground on new high school facility

Melissa Schools administration, staff, and board members joined the community on Monday, May 15 to officially break ground on the construction of a new Melissa High School facility. The first phase of the new high school, located East of Hwy 121 and Melissa Rd (FM 545) on Milrany Ln in Melissa, is expected to be […]

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May 2017
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Candy George named “Substitute Teacher of the Year” by Kelly Services

Melissa Schools substitute teacher Candy George was named the “2017 KES Substitute Teacher of the Year” for the State of Texas by Kelly Services. Mrs. George was recommended for the award by the Dallas-Fort Worth Kelly Services branch, after receiving positive feedback on her performance. She then was selected as the winner for ...

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Feb 2017
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Collin County Health Department to host drill at Melissa High School this Saturday

The Collin County Health Department will conduct a “Point of Distribution” drill this Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Melissa High School campus. This precautionary drill will focus on the distribution of necessary medications and vaccines in the event of a large-scale, county-wide emergency event. Emergency vehicles and personnel, ...

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Feb 2017
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Melissa Middle School journalism students publish 10th issue of school newspaper

Journalism students at Melissa Middle School have worked vigorously since August to deliver bi-weekly issues of the school’s first online student newspaper, The MMS Times. Today marks the release of the publication’s 10th issue. The middle school journalism program, led by adviser Louise Hickey, is new this school year. It ...

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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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Jan 2017
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Second grade Cardinals deliver joyful musical

Over 200 second grade students at Harry McKillop Elementary came together Thursday night to present their six-part music program for teachers and family members. The musical featured decades-old favorites, including “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”, “The Locomotion”, “Witch Doctor”, “Three Little Birds”, “Joy to the ...

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Jan 2017
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Melissa students invite peers, community to “Grow Through the Pages”

Last week Melissa Schools rolled out a new student-led reading initiative to promote reading throughout the school district, the community, and the nation. Over 30 students from Harry McKillop Elementary, Melissa Ridge Intermediate, Melissa Middle School, and Melissa High School, along with faculty mentors, met in November and ...

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Jan 2017
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Melissa High School dual credit students plan for the future

Melissa High School junior and senior students enrolled in dual credit courses are kickstarting the new year by creating personal “life plans”. Dual credit courses coincide with college scheduling, so class time for the first few weeks in January is typically used as a study hall. However, dual credit instructor Jennifer Cowgill ...

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Dec 2016
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Lady Cardinal Wrestling travels to Coppell for 5A-6A tournament

The Lady Cardinal wrestling team traveled to Coppell last Friday to compete against 24 teams in the 5A and 6A divisions. The Lady Cards placed 13th out of the 24 teams. Wrestlers who won matches and placed for Melissa were: Makayla Watson, 4th place; Laney Fulenchek, 5th place; Camille Bogdan, tied 5th place; and Hastings […]

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Dec 2016
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Lady Cardinal wrestlers finish in Top 10 at Rockwall Heath tournament

The Melissa Lady Cardinal wrestling team was busy over the district’s Thanksgiving Break as they attended a tournament at Rockwall Heath. Recording pins for Melissa were Camille Bogdan and Makayla Watson. Watson went 4-1 for the day and placed third out of 16 girls. The team finished in the top 10 out of 19 teams […]

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