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This notification was sent electronically to Melissa ISD employees and parents/guardians on May 16, 2022. You can also find the PDF in our "Documents" section under Letters to Parents/Guardians.

Dear Parent/Guardian,

We are notifying you that the technology infrastructure at Melissa ISD was compromised by a ransomware attack resulting in a cybersecurity breach, which was discovered the morning of Monday, May 16, 2022. This incident led to intermittent network outages throughout the school day, which have since been resolved. 

  • The district’s technology team is working diligently alongside the Region 10 ESC cybersecurity support team to resolve any and all concerns.
  • Due to preventative measures put in place by Melissa ISD, no data has been lost.
  • Effective this morning, STAAR testing for 5th grade and 7th grade is on pause and will resume on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. 

Please continue to monitor your email, phone, the district website, and/or Melissa ISD social media for further communication regarding this matter.