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Jan 2020
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Just So You Know: Weekly Update from the Superintendent – Jan. 24, 2020

Your weekly update from Superintendent Keith Murphy is now available, featuring the latest news, upcoming events, and photos from the last week at Melissa Schools. Open the Weekly Update

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Australia Change Drive 2020

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Jan 2020
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North Creek, McKillop Elementary sponsor change drive for Australian wildfire relief

North Creek Elementary and Harry McKillop Elementary are teaming up to raise funds in support of wildfire relief efforts in Australia. The school libraries will sponsor the Make a ‘Change’ for Australia Drive over the next four weeks, where students can bring in spare change to add to grade-level change buckets. Students at North ...

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All-State Band Students

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Jan 2020
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Three Melissa High School students selected for All-State Band

Three Melissa High School students were selected by the Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB) to perform with the 2020 All-State Band. Senior Emma Piyakhun plays the oboe, junior Jack Griset plays percussion, and sophomore Dasha Stepanova plays the flute in the Mighty Cardinal Band under the direction of Jerry Whorton. The ...

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Andru Wilson

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Jan 2020
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Andru Wilson selected for All-State Choir, named First Chair Tenor

Melissa High School senior, Andru Wilson, was selected to perform with the All-State Small School Mixed Choir and named first chair in the tenor section, after competing at the district, region, and area levels. All-State is the highest honor that a Texas music student can receive. Andru is one of 1,795 students selected this year ...

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Jan 2020
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Needham signs to East Texas Baptist University

Pictured above: Trinity Needham (center front) with family members. Melissa High School student-athlete, senior Trinity Needham, participated in National Signing Day on Friday, Jan. 17, signing her college letter of intent to play softball at East Texas Baptist University. Needham signed her letter in the Melissa High School gym ...

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Jan 2020
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Just So You Know: Weekly Update from the Superintendent – Jan. 17, 2020

Your weekly update from Superintendent Keith Murphy is now available, featuring the latest news, upcoming events, and photos from the last week at Melissa Schools. Open the Weekly Update

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Trey Smith (2020)

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Jan 2020
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Trey Smith selected to lead Sixth Grade Center beginning this fall

Trey Smith has been selected to serve as the associate principal at the Sixth Grade Center beginning this fall as the Melissa Middle School campus expands. Mr. Smith shared, “Since the day I joined Team Melissa, the administration, teachers, school board, and community have treated me like family. I’m so excited about the ...

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Jan 2020
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Cardinal Sports Report – Vol. 3, Issue 2

This issue of the Cardinal Sports Report features recaps from Basketball, Football, Powerlifting, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, and Wrestling. Lady Cards win district opener Girls’ Basketball The Lady Cardinals won 59-36 over Celina in their district opener on Tuesday. Coach Chris Oestreich credits junior Wendy Clemmons and seniors ...

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Keith Murphy

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Jan 2020
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Trustees unanimously vote to extend Superintendent Keith Murphy’s contract

At the regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, Jan. 13, the trustees of Melissa Schools unanimously voted to approve the extension of Superintendent Keith Murphy’s contract. Mr. Murphy has served Melissa Schools since 2014. His superintendent contract was last extended after a unanimous vote by the Board of ...

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Jan 2020
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Cardinals, Board of Trustees celebrated at January meeting

Secondary students and staff of Melissa Schools were celebrated at the Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 13, 2020 as they each received a Cardinal Commendation. A full list of honorees and photos from the evening are featured below. In addition, members of the Board of Trustees were presented with gift baskets on behalf of […]

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