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)]

Teen Screen Virtual Parent Meeting

Oct 4 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Teen Screen is a nationally recognized program developed by Columbia University to identify risk factors associated with depression, anxiety, alcohol, and substance use. A virtual meeting for Melissa ISD parents and guardians of students in 6th-12th grade will be offered on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. providing an overview of Teen Screen with the opportunity to ask questions. For additional information, visit www.melissaisd.org/teenscreen.

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Dyslexia Parent Night (en Español) - Presented by Region 10 ESC

Oct 7 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Region 10 Education Service Center, 400 E Spring Valley Rd, Richardson, TX 75081, USA

Region 10 ESC will present a Dyslexia Information Night for parents and guardians, delivered in Spanish, on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. The Spanish presentation will be available to watch in-person and online via live streaming. (Note: This same presentation will be delivered in English on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021.) For more information, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/539828.

Fair Day - District Closed

Oct 11 - ALL DAY

Fall Choir Concert

Oct 14 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Melissa Arts Center, 3030 Milrany Ln, Melissa, TX 75454, USA

Cardinal Middle School and High School choirs will be performing. Admission is free.

Homecoming Week

Oct 18 to Oct 22 - ALL DAY

Melissa Schools will celebrate Homecoming Week from Oct. 18-22, 2021. Festivities will include the Melissa Homecoming Celebration on Oct. 20, the Homecoming football game on Oct. 22, Homecoming Court Recognitions, dress-up days, and more. For the most updated Homecoming information, visit www.melissaisd.org/homecoming.

Board Meeting

Oct 18 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.

Dyslexia Parent Night - Presented by Region 10 ESC

Oct 19 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Region 10 Education Service Center, 400 E Spring Valley Rd, Richardson, TX 75081, USA

Region 10 ESC will present a Dyslexia Information Night for parents and guardians on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. The presentation will be available to watch in-person and online via live streaming. (Note: This same presentation will be delivered in Spanish on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021.)For more information, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/539828.

Melissa Homecoming Celebration

Oct 20 - ALL DAY

The fifth annual Melissa Homecoming Celebration is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, featuring tailgating, a parade, and a community pep rally. For more information, visit www.melissaisd.org/homecoming.

End of 1st Nine Weeks

Oct 22 - ALL DAY

Homecoming Football Game

Oct 22 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

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

The Melissa Cardinals will face the Carrollton Ranchview Wolves at the Homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 22, located at Cardinal Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. To purchase tickets to the game, visit www.melissaisd.org/tickets. For an overview of our Homecoming festivities for this year, visit www.melissaisd.org/homecoming.

Red Ribbon Week

Oct 25 to Oct 29 - ALL DAY

Melissa ISD elementary schools will celebrate Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 25-29, 2021. Throughout the week, students in Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to participate in themed dress-up days. For details, view the flyer: https://5il.co/zmqy.

Staff Development - No School

Oct 25 - ALL DAY

Beginning of 2nd Nine Weeks

Oct 26 - ALL DAY

Father of Texas Day

Nov 3 - ALL DAY

Father of Texas Day is observed annually on November 3 in memory and on the birthday of Stephen F. Austin, the great pioneer patriot and the real and true Father of Texas. [Board Policy EHBK(LEGAL)]

"Nice Work If You Can Get It" - Presented by Melissa Theatre

Nov 13 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Melissa Arts Center, 3030 Milrany Ln, Melissa, TX 75454, USA

The Melissa High School theatre program will present this year's fall musical, "Nice Work If You Can Get It", in four shows from Nov. 13-16, 2021, located at the Melissa Arts Center. Reserved seating tickets cost $12 each; general admission tickets cost $10. Tickets go on sale on Oct. 1 and can be purchased online at www.melissaisd.org/melissatheatre.

"Nice Work If You Can Get It" - Presented by Melissa Theatre

Nov 14 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Melissa Arts Center, 3030 Milrany Ln, Melissa, TX 75454, USA

The Melissa High School theatre program will present this year's fall musical, "Nice Work If You Can Get It", in four shows from Nov. 13-16, 2021, located at the Melissa Arts Center. Reserved seating tickets cost $12 each; general admission tickets cost $10. Tickets go on sale on Oct. 1 and can be purchased online at www.melissaisd.org/melissatheatre.

"Nice Work If You Can Get It" - Presented by Melissa Theatre

Nov 14 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Melissa Arts Center, 3030 Milrany Ln, Melissa, TX 75454, USA

The Melissa High School theatre program will present this year's fall musical, "Nice Work If You Can Get It", in four shows from Nov. 13-16, 2021, located at the Melissa Arts Center. Reserved seating tickets cost $12 each; general admission tickets cost $10. Tickets go on sale on Oct. 1 and can be purchased online at www.melissaisd.org/melissatheatre.

Board Meeting

Nov 15 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.

"Nice Work If You Can Get It" - Presented by Melissa Theatre

Nov 16 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Melissa Arts Center, 3030 Milrany Ln, Melissa, TX 75454, USA

The Melissa High School theatre program will present this year's fall musical, "Nice Work If You Can Get It", in four shows from Nov. 13-16, 2021, located at the Melissa Arts Center. Reserved seating tickets cost $12 each; general admission tickets cost $10. Tickets go on sale on Oct. 1 and can be purchased online at www.melissaisd.org/melissatheatre.