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2018 Reading Festival

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Nov 2018
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Photo Gallery: Third Annual Reading Festival

The third annual Melissa Reading Festival took place at Harry McKillop Elementary on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 and featured guest authors, performances, food vendors, and reading activities for the whole family. Photos from the festival can be found in the gallery below, including pictures taken in the photo booth. Activities & ...

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Banner: Read Under the Stars 2018

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Nov 2018
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Read Under the Stars returns to Cardinal Stadium on Nov. 27

The third annual Read Under the Stars community reading event is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Cardinal Stadium. Families are invited to bring a book and a flashlight and read under the Melissa stars between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Media Contact: Maddie Coe, Community Relations Email maddiecoe@melissaisd.org

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2018 Reading Festival Banner

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Oct 2018
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Melissa Reading Festival returns on Nov. 8

The Melissa Reading Festival returns for a third year on Thursday, Nov. 8 at Harry McKillop Elementary. The two-hour event is free to attend and will feature guest authors, performances, food vendors, and reading activities for the whole family from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Activities and entertainment include a helicopter landing, ...

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May 2018
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Powder Puff set for May 23; STUCO calls for book donations instead of entry fee

The 2018 Melissa High School Powder Puff game is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23 at Cardinal Stadium beginning at 5:00 p.m. Participants include Lady Cardinal athletes. Concessions will be available. The game is organized annually by the Melissa High School Student Council. Media Contact: Maddie Coe, Community Relations

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Mar 2018
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$38,000 grant awarded by Region 10; Funds to benefit literacy program at Melissa Schools

The Region 10 Educational Service Center (ESC) has awarded a Title I Mutually Beneficial Funds Grant of $38,000 to Melissa Schools for the 2018-19 school year. The grant will contribute to funding the purchase of new literacy libraries for students at Harry McKillop Elementary and North Creek Elementary as part of the district’s ...

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Feb 2018
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Harry McKillop Elementary receives $5,000 grant from Melissa Education Foundation

Harry McKillop Elementary was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Melissa Education Foundation on Friday. A check was presented to principal Walter Perez by MEF director Kellie Maynard, MEF board president George James, and MEF board member Bruce Minchey. This grant in part will fund a special visit to the school by children’s author ...

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Dec 2017
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Melissa families “Read Under the Stars” at Cardinal Stadium

Melissa Schools welcomed over 300 attendees Tuesday night at the second annual “Read Under the Stars” event at Cardinal Stadium. Families were invited to bring a book, a light source, pillows, and blankets, and read on the football turf under the Melissa stars during the two-hour event. Each reader received a free bookmark and a ...

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Read Under the Stars 2017

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Nov 2017
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Second annual Read Under the Stars event scheduled for Nov. 28

The second annual Read Under the Stars event will be held at Cardinal Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Families are invited to bring a book and a flashlight and read under the Melissa stars between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Families can bring in flashlights, blankets, and sleeping bags, along with their books. Each reader […]

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Nov 2017
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Children’s author Patricia Polacco visits elementary students, teachers in Melissa

Renowned children’s author and illustrator, Patricia Polacco, paid a special visit to students and staff at Harry McKillop Elementary and Melissa Ridge Intermediate on Friday. Connecting with Students Polacco read three of her books aloud to students throughout the day, including The Keeping Quilt, Meteor, and Pink and Say. ...

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Nov 2017
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Photo Gallery: Second Annual Melissa Reading Festival

The second annual Melissa Reading Festival took place at Harry McKillop Elementary on Thursday, Nov. 2 and featured a helicopter landing, live music, local vendors, reading performances, and classroom read-alouds and activities. Photo Gallery See the photo gallery below for images from the Reading Festival.

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