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Oct 2019
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Melissa Schools’ Vision 2020 community update, open house scheduled for Nov. 11

Melissa Schools will host Vision 2020, a community update and open house, the evening of Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, with a focus on strategic planning for growth and development. The district will revisit significant developments in the last five years, and provide an overview of projects on the horizon for 2020 and beyond, to serve […]

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Oct 2019
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Construction begins this month on Melissa High School expansion projects

Construction begins this month to expand the Melissa High School fine arts building, cafeteria, and gym, and to build a multipurpose indoor facility. Tennis courts are also in development at the The Z-Plex Texas Sports Village, also known as the Melissa Sports Complex, in conjunction with the City of Melissa. At completion, this ...

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Sep 2019
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Mental health resource meeting scheduled for Oct. 29

Melissa Middle School will host a mental health resource meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7:00 p.m. featuring guest speaker Vanita Halliburton, co-founder and executive chairman of the Grant Halliburton Foundation. The meeting will highlight the #SAFE youth education program, which includes resources to assist parents and guardians in: ...

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Sep 2019
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Everyone Can Code: Teachers pilot Apple coding program at Melissa Schools

Eleven teachers at Melissa Schools have earned their first Apple Teacher Badge as part of the Everyone Can Code pilot program. Coding is a form of computer programming that builds a student’s skills in the areas of logical thinking, sequencing, and design, in addition to helping the student strengthen their ability to stick to ...

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Sep 2019
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Cardinal Commendations: Sept. 16, 2019

Elementary students, staff, and community volunteers of Melissa Schools were celebrated at the Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 16, 2019 as they each received a Cardinal Commendation. A full list of honorees and photos from the evening are featured below. Ava Jones and Bina Clifford led the Pledge of Allegiance and the Texas Pledge.

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Sep 2019
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Melissa celebrates Homecoming with third annual parade, pep rally

Melissa Schools kicked off this year’s Homecoming festivities on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at the 2019 Melissa Homecoming Celebration. This is the third year that Melissa High School has organized the community-wide celebration. Festivities began with food, fellowship, and fun as various groups tailgated near Melissa Middle School. ...

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Aug 2019
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Melissa ISD adopts Remind for added communication with families

Melissa ISD has partnered with the Remind notification system for added communication with staff, parents, and students. Remind is a communication tool that makes it easier for parents and guardians to stay involved with their child’s learning and school activities. Remind keeps email addresses and phone numbers private, while ...

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Aug 2019
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How to Stay Connected During the School Year

The 2019-2020 school year is officially underway at Melissa Schools. Now is a great time to learn more about how our schools communicate with families and how you as a parent or guardian can stay connected. School Announcements & Alerts Your child’s school, and the district, will send electronic communication (via Remind) ...

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Aug 2019
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Melissa Pink Out scheduled for Oct. 18; Shirts on sale through Sept. 17

The 2019 Melissa Pink Out is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 18 as part of an athletic fundraiser benefiting the American Cancer Society, in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Melissa Cardinals and Lady Cardinals will face Celina in football and volleyball the evening of Oct. 18. The Lady Cards play at 4:30 p.m. […]

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Aug 2019
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Melissa Schools Board of Trustees approve pay raises for 2019-2020 school year

Melissa ISD released its updated salary scale Tuesday morning, reflective of the 2019-2020 fiscal year and in response to new state legislation, as part of the district’s board-approved budget. Lance Rainey, Chief Financial Officer, presented the district’s proposed budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year to the Melissa Schools ...

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