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2018 Executive Portfolio Banner

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Dec 2018
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View the 2018 Executive Portfolio of Melissa Schools

Our 2018 Executive Portfolio, presented to the Board of Trustees on Monday, is now available for the community to view. The 32-page book showcases the joy at Melissa Schools with a focus on our growth, people, and programs. Click the link below to access the digital portfolio flipbook. Open the Portfolio

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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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Trim the Tree 2018

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Nov 2018
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Cardinals trim the tree; Student art on display at Home Office

Seventeen students visited the Home Office on Wednesday to “Trim the Tree”, an annual tradition at Melissa Schools that began five years ago. The Cardinals decorated an evergreen tree in the school board room using festive ornaments designed by students in the art classes at North Creek Elementary, Harry McKillop Elementary, ...

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Rachel Wresh, Andru Wilson, Madison Courtney

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Nov 2018
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Melissa choir students advance to area competition

Three students from the Melissa High School choir program will advance to the area competition after competing at pre-area on Nov. 12. Madison Courtney, Andru Wilson, and Rachel Wresh will compete at the area competition on Jan. 12, each vying for a spot in the Texas Small School All-State Choir. In preparation for the pre-area […]

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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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Mighty Cardinal Band State Finals 2018

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Nov 2018
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Mighty Cardinal Band competes in first 4A state final, wins sixth place

The Mighty Cardinal Band traveled to San Antonio earlier this week to compete in the 2018 UIL 4A State Marching Contest, where the band’s competition show “The Colony” qualified for the state finals and won sixth place overall. Jerry Whorton, Director of Bands at Melissa Schools, works alongside Aaron Dugger, Associate Director ...

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Melissa robotics team at the 2018 Regional Competition

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Nov 2018
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Melissa robotics team advances to state for second year

The Melissa High School robotics team competed in the 2018 UIL Regional Robotics Competition earlier this month, placing high enough to advance to state for the second consecutive year. Over 30 students make up the Melissa robotics team. Categories in the competition include a professional engineering notebook, a marketing ...

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Mighty Cardinal Band performs "The Colony"

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Oct 2018
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Mighty Cardinal Band takes second at area, advances to state competition

The Melissa High School Mighty Cardinal Band competed in the UIL Area B Marching Contest on Saturday, where they placed second overall out of 35 competing bands and earned a spot at the 2018 UIL State Marching Contest. Senior drum majors Oscar Villegas and Rodneigh Farrow lead the marching band, along with senior musicians Tyler […]

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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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All-Region Choir Students

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Oct 2018
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Four students advance to All-Region Choir

Four students from the Melissa High School choir program were selected for the All-Region Choir after auditioning last week at the All-Region Competition in Gunter. Madison Courtney, Paris Church, Andru Wilson, and Rachel Wresh will perform at the All-Region Clinic and Concert on Nov. 3 at the Allen Performing Arts Center, before ...

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