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Melissa Homecoming Events (October 12-16, 2020)

General admission tickets to the Oct. 16 Homecoming football game are sold out. Click here to watch the live stream. Senior students, if you missed out on purchasing a ticket to Friday’s Homecoming football game, please see your school email for an important message from Principal Wooten.


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COVID-19 Safety Notice

Social Distancing & Face Coverings Required at Homecoming Events

As required at school and at school-sanctioned activities, face coverings and social distancing will be required at all Homecoming events. Please do not attend any Homecoming events if you are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or if you are known to have had possible exposure to COVID-19. Thank you for your cooperation.



Melissa Homecoming Celebration

October 14, 2020

Note: Tailgating is not permitted this year.


Melissa Homecoming Parade

Step Out @ 6:30PM

Parade Map

Parade Route

The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. The community is invited to watch the parade all along the parade route, including near Melissa City Hall. The parade will begin at the intersection of Cardinal Dr. and Harrison St., continue northeast on Cardinal, turn right onto Surrey, right onto Barker, right onto Scott, left onto Cardinal, and end at the intersection of Cardinal and Haskell.

Due to conditions surrounding COVID-19, the tossing of candy or other items to spectators is strictly prohibited during the Melissa Homecoming Parade.

Float Registration

Businesses, organizations, and clubs are invited to register a float for the parade. Registration is free and must be completed online no later than Tuesday, Oct. 12 at noon. The registration form is linked below.


Parade Theme & Float Contest

This year’s parade theme is “Beat the Coyotes!”. Prizes will be awarded to the top three best-decorated floats.

Questions regarding the Melissa Homecoming Parade can be directed to Laura Hamilton at or 972-837-4216.

Community Pep Rally

Cardinal Stadium

Homecoming Court

Candidates for Homecoming King & Queen

2020 Melissa Homecoming Court

Back Row: (L-R) Parker Jack, Donnie Phillips, Connor Sale, Thaddeous Baker, Bryce Martin
Front Row: (L-R) Abbey Maldonado, Devynna Vela, Kaylee Lewis, Kadyn King, Tenley Tollefson

Homecoming Prince & Princess

Josh Brown & Eve Doise, Kindergarten

Eve Doise & Josh Brown

Eve Doise & Josh Brown

Homecoming Volleyball Game

October 16, 2020 @ 4:30 PM

The Melissa Lady Cardinals will take on the Anna Lady Coyotes at the Homecoming volleyball game on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 at Melissa High School. Tickets cost $3 for adults and $2 for students and must be pre-purchased online. (Note: Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.)


Homecoming Football Game

October 16, 2020 @ 7:30 PM

The Melissa Cardinals will take on the Anna Coyotes at the Homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 at Cardinal Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Football tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for students and must be pre-purchased online. (Note: Tickets go on sale Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.)


Order HOCO Shirts

Now On Sale Through Oct. 4

Order Now

Artwork designed by senior Shelby Kennedy.

Dress Up Days

Monday, Oct. 12 – Friday, Oct. 16

Monday: No School (Fair Day – District Closed)
Tuesday: Tie Dye/70s
Wednesday: Jersey/Fan
Thursday: Spirit Day (Wear HOCO Shirt & Mums)
Friday: Pink Out/Spirit

Melissa Homecoming 2020 Dress Up Days

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