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Mar 2019
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Photo Gallery: Spring 2019 Expresso Yourself Fine Arts Series

In the spring of 2019, after three years as a single-day event, the Melissa Schools Expresso Yourself Fine Arts Showcase transformed into a series of fine arts nights, traveling to each school Melissa. For photos from the 2019 series, see the photo galleries below. To learn more about Expresso Yourself, visit ...

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Melissa STREAM Night 2019

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Mar 2019
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Melissa STREAM Night welcomes families for an evening of interactive learning

Activity booths lined the main hallway and filled the gym at North Creek Elementary on Thursday for Melissa STREAM Night, an annual community event celebrating science, technology, reading, engineering, art, and math.

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Feb 2019
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Growth continues: Melissa Ridge Education Center to open this fall as elementary configuration shifts

An additional school facility will open in Melissa ISD this fall, as part of the district’s 10-year master plan to accommodate fast growth. Five years ago in February 2014, the total student population at Melissa Schools was approximately 1,900 students. As of today, that number is rapidly approaching 3,500 students. Adapting to ...

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Choir UIL Solo Students 2019

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Feb 2019
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Melissa choir students earn superior ratings at UIL Solo Competition

Earlier this month, students in the Melissa High School choir competed at the 2019 UIL Solo Choir Competition, earning 13 superior ratings. As part of the competition, students were required to perform a memorized solo from the UIL Prescribed Music List that would then be judged for a rating. Students who earned a superior rating ...

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High school winterguard performs at Expresso Yourself

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Feb 2019
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Melissa winterguards take first at NTCA competition, promoted to upper divisions

Above: The Melissa High School winterguard performs at the Expresso Yourself fine arts showcase on Feb. 7, 2019. The Melissa High School and Melissa Middle School winterguards recently competed in the North Texas Colorguard Association (NTCA) winterguard contests, where both guards took first place in their respective classes. The ...

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Students Studying

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Feb 2019
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Melissa ISD earns “A” rating for overall district performance

Melissa ISD received an “A” rating for overall district performance from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for the 2017-18 academic year. The rating focuses on three key areas – student achievement, school progress, and closing the gaps – and is based on student performance data from Harry McKillop Elementary, Melissa Ridge ...

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2018-19 All-State Choir Students

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Jan 2019
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Two Melissa High School students selected for All-State Choir

Two students from the Melissa Choir program, Rachel Wresh and Andru Wilson, were selected for the Texas All-State Small School Choir after competing at the district, region, and area levels. All-State recognition is the highest honor that a Texas music student can receive. Over 72,900 students initially entered the All-State ...

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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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Cardinal Commendations: December 2018 & January 2019

Standout students and faculty from Melissa Schools were celebrated during Cardinal Commendations at the Board of Trustees meetings on Dec. 17, 2018 and Jan. 14, 2019.

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Banner: Expresso Yourself 2018-19

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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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