New Teacher Orientation

Aug 3 to Aug 4 - ALL DAY

Cardinal Flock Newcomer Ice Cream Social

Aug 5 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Melissa Independent School District, TX, USA

Families with students who are new to Melissa Schools since March 2020 are invited to the Cardinal Flock Newcomer Ice Cream Social on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Home Office, located at 1904 Cooper Street. Stop by the Cardinal Flock event for free ice cream and information booths to help you connect with our schools, city, and community! For more information, visit

Employee Convocation & Melissa Live Conference

Aug 9 - ALL DAY

Staff Development

Aug 9 - ALL DAY

Teacher Work Day

Aug 10 - ALL DAY

Middle School Athletic Parent Meeting

Aug 10 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Melissa Middle School, 3150 Cardinal Dr, Melissa, TX 75454, USA

A parent meeting for the Melissa Middle School athletics program is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Boys' athletics will meet in the gym and girls' athletics in the cafeteria at Melissa Middle School, located at 3150 Cardinal Drive. This meeting will review all physical requirements, rules, procedures, and expectations for all students participating in middle school athletics during the 2021-2022 school year. Attendance is strongly recommended.

Staff Development

Aug 11 to Aug 12 - ALL DAY

Varsity Football Season Passes On Sale

Aug 12 to Aug 19 - ALL DAY

For the first time this year, adults can purchase season passes for Melissa ISD varsity home contests for football, volleyball, basketball, baseball, and softball. Purchasing a season pass requires only a one-time ticket service fee, as opposed to paying the fee for every game. Season passes for the fall 2021 football season can be purchased online from Aug. 12-19 by visiting

Meet the Cardinals

Aug 12 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Melissa ISD Cardinal Stadium, 3100 Cardinal Dr, Melissa, TX 75454, USA

Meet the Cardinals is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at Cardinal Stadium, featuring meet-and-greets and photo ops with Cardinals from the Melissa High School varsity football, volleyball, and cross country teams, the Melissa Band, and the varsity cheerleading squad, including Birdie the mascot. The event is free for all to attend. We hope to see you there!

Teacher Work Day

Aug 13 - ALL DAY

Staff Development

Aug 16 to Aug 19 - ALL DAY

Board Meeting

Aug 16 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Home Office, 1904 Cooper St., Melissa, TX, 75454, United States

All public meetings are held at the Melissa Schools Home Office beginning at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted.

Student Registration Deadline

Aug 18 - ALL DAY

The deadline to register a new or returning Melissa ISD student for the 2021-2022 school year via the online registration platform is Wednesday, Aug. 18 at 5:00 p.m. For more information, visit

Teacher Work Day

Aug 20 - ALL DAY

Beginning of 1st Nine Weeks

Aug 24 - ALL DAY

First Day of School

Aug 24 - ALL DAY

Women's Independence Day

Aug 26 - ALL DAY

Women's Independence Day is observed annually on August 26 to commemorate the ratification in 1920 of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which guaranteed women the right to vote. [Board Policy EHBK(LEGAL)]

Hydrocephalus Awareness Month

Sep 1 to Sep 30 - ALL DAY

Hydrocephalus Awareness Month is observed annually in September to increase public awareness of hydrocephalus, a serious neurological condition characterized by the abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluids in the ventricles of the brain; and encourage the development of partnerships between the federal government, health-care professionals, and patient advocacy groups to advance the public's understanding of the condition, improve the diagnosis and treatment of the condition, and support research for a cure. [Board Policy EHBK(LEGAL)]

Labor Day - District Closed

Sep 6 - ALL DAY

September 11

Sep 11 - ALL DAY

To commemorate the events of September 11, 2001, in each year that date falls on a regular school day, each public elementary and secondary school shall provide for the observance of one minute of silence at the beginning of the first class period of that day. [Board Policy EHBK(LEGAL)]