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Keith Murphy and Jerry Whorton

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Mar 2019
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Superintendent Keith Murphy receives Distinguished Administrator award, honored for supporting fine arts

Keith Murphy, Superintendent of Melissa Schools, has been designated as a Distinguished Administrator by the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA). The Distinguished Administrator award, according to the TMEA, was created “to honor upper-level school administrators who have been instrumental in preserving quality music education ...

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Jan 2019
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Melissa Middle School named district champion in UIL academics

Melissa Middle School was named the champion of the UIL A+ Academics District Competition for the second consecutive year, earning first place overall ahead of Sanger, Aubrey, Anna, Celina, and Gainesville. Over 100 students from Melissa Middle School participated in UIL academics this year, representing grades 6-8. Melissa students ...

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Banner: MMS Mary Poppins

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Jan 2019
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Melissa Middle School Performing Arts announces “Mary Poppins” spring show

The Melissa Middle School Performing Arts program will present “Mary Poppins” in four shows this spring, on Feb. 28 and March 1-2. The “Mary Poppins” showtimes are as follows: Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m., March 1 at 7:30 p.m., and March 2 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The price of admission is $10 for […]

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Jan 2019
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Expresso Yourself fine arts showcase returns as four-part series

Expresso Yourself, the annual fine arts program at Melissa Schools, returns for a fourth year this spring. Expresso Yourself showcases the talents of students in grades K-12, specifically in the areas of art, band, choir, and theatre. This spring, after three years as a single-day event, Expresso Yourself transforms into a series of ...

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Cast and crew of "The Diary of Anne Frank" 2018 One Act Play

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Dec 2018
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Melissa Middle School One Act Play takes first at UIL competition

Melissa Middle School theater students participated in the 2018 UIL One Act Play Competition on Saturday with their play, “The Diary of Anne Frank”, and earned the first place trophy for the first time in school history. Melissa Middle School received second place with “The Great Pandemonium” in 2017 and “The Ash Girl” in ...

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Main cast members of "The Diary of Anne Frank" by the MMS Performing Arts

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Oct 2018
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MMS Performing Arts announces “Anne Frank” One Act Play, dinner theatre

The MMS Performing Arts will present their 2018 One Act Play, “The Diary of Anne Frank”, at the third annual Melissa Middle School dinner theatre the evening of Monday, Dec. 3. The middle school theatre program is under the direction of Louise Hickey. The story of this year’s production, Hickey says, “serves as a gripping ...

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Sep 2018
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Melissa Theatre announces “How to Succeed” fall musical; Five shows set for November

The Melissa High School theatre program will present their 2018 fall musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, in five shows this November. This will be the first musical performance in the new high school Black Box theater. The Melissa High School theatre program is under the direction of Megan Moore and Kyle […]

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Apr 2018
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Melissa High School’s “Peter and the Starcatcher” One Act Play named runner-up at state

The Melissa High School theatre program’s historic One Act Play season came to a triumphant end Monday night with a second place overall win at the 2018 4A UIL One Act Play State Competition. Earlier this year the school’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher” earned the champion title at the bi-district and area levels ...

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Peter and the Starcatcher

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Apr 2018
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Melissa High School One Act Play advances to state competition

Melissa High School theatre’s “Peter and the Starcatcher” One Act Play is one of eight in the 4A division to advance to state, after competing at regionals on Friday. Three students earned individual awards at the regional competition. Bella Walker was named Best Actress, while Justin Berkeland and Jacob Gallimore were named ...

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