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May 2016
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Melissa Schools responds to helicopter seen on Melissa High School practice field

We have received phone calls from parents and community members inquiring about a helicopter that landed on the Melissa High School practice field Tuesday, May 24. Local law enforcement requested the use of the field as a pick-up and drop-off location for officers addressing an event outside of Melissa. The location was utilized ...

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06

May 2016
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Melissa Schools welcomes Eric Benton as Head Boys’ Basketball Coach at Melissa High School

Melissa Schools welcomes Eric Benton as the new head coach for boys’ basketball at Melissa High School, beginning with the 2016-17 school year. Benton has served at Lorena High School for the last six years as the head coach for boys’ basketball and cross country, along with teaching English II and Professional Communications. ...

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06

May 2016
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Melissa Schools welcomes Marcus Eckert as Assistant Principal at Melissa Middle School

Pictured: Marcus Eckert, his wife Jennifer, and daughter Ally. Melissa Schools welcomes Marcus Eckert as the new assistant principal at Melissa Middle School, beginning with the 2016-17 school year. Eckert currently serves at Liberty High School in Frisco as a Career and Technology teacher and head coach for boys’ basketball, in ...

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19

Apr 2016
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Melissa Schools welcomes Kenneth Wooten as Principal at Melissa High School

Melissa Schools welcomes Kenneth Wooten as the new principal at Melissa High School, beginning with the 2016-17 school year. The Melissa Schools Board of Trustees unanimously hired Wooten at the April 18 regularly scheduled Board meeting. Wooten currently serves as the principal at Nacogdoches High School. He earned his Bachelor of ...

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Apr 2016
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Melissa Schools Police Department responds to bus accident

The Melissa Schools Police Department, Melissa Police Department, Melissa Fire Department, Anna Police Department, and the Collin County Sheriff’s Office worked a Melissa Schools bus accident Monday morning at Highway 5 and Keever Road. Of the 26 Melissa students on the bus, all were checked at the scene by paramedics and released ...

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13

Apr 2016
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Melissa Middle School to celebrate “School to Watch” honor at Community Pep Rally

In February Melissa Middle School was one of seven Texas schools to be named a 2016 “School to Watch” by the Texas Middle School Association (TMSA) and the Texas Schools to Watch program. The distinguished school will celebrate this honor at an April 28 community-wide pep rally. Students, faculty, and the Melissa community are ...

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13

Apr 2016
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Melissa High School’s Garrett Heinz: Hometown Defender

One word to describe Melissa High School Junior Garrett Heinz is dedicated. A second word is passionate. A Cardinal since Kindergarten, Heinz has spent more years of his life playing hockey than not; learning to skate when he was just three years old and beginning play at age six. The 2015-16 season marked Heinz’s third […]

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06

Apr 2016
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Melissa High School’s Kusano, Marks awarded $9,000 scholarship for work in HVAC

Matt Kusano and Jordan Marks of Melissa High School were each awarded a $9,000 scholarship to Oklahoma State University’s School of Technology to continue their education in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). These scholarships were awarded by Kevin Self on behalf of ACIS in Austin, Texas. Kusano and Marks ...

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29

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 Schools announces Kindergarten Round-Up for 2016-17 school year

[En Español] Parents who wish to enroll their children in Kindergarten at Melissa Schools for the 2016-17 school year are encouraged to complete registration during one of the two announced Kindergarten Round-Up days. Kindergarten Round-Up will take place at Harry McKillop Elementary on Thursday, June 2 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and ...

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