Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for March 31, 2023 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/1rsze.
Melissa High School theatre will present the Cardinal Cabaret in two shows on Tuesday, April 4 and Thursday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Melissa Arts Center. The evening will be filled with song and dance as our musical theatre students perform group numbers, duets, and solos. The Cardinal Cabaret is free to attend. We hope to see you there!
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for March 24, 2023 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/1rbq5.
As of 8:30 a.m. on Friday, March 24, Melissa ISD is experiencing a widespread internet outage as a result of area storms, which is impacting email access and phone functionality across the district. Follow this link to read more detailed information: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/1049843.
Melissa Middle School Parents/Guardians: As of 8:30 a.m. on Friday, March 24, the power is currently out at the Melissa Middle School campus and will be for an indefinite period of time. If it is an option for you, please pick up your student from school and keep them home today.
Due to the severe weather forecast for Thursday and Friday, the difficult decision has been made to cancel the Melissa ISD Special Olympics track meet originally scheduled for Friday, March 24 at Cardinal Stadium. To read the full announcement from the district, please visit this link: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/1048612.
As a reminder, Melissa ISD schools and offices will be closed for Spring Break from March 6-10, 2023. We look forward to seeing our Cardinals back at school on Monday, March 13!
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for March 3, 2023 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/1q5w9.
More than 20 students in the Melissa High School visual arts program have been recognized for their exemplary artwork at recent local, state, and national competitions. To read more about their achievements, visit this link: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/1026018. Congratulations, Cardinals!
Melissa ISD STREAM Night has been postponed due to the potential for severe weather the evening of Thursday, March 2. Any changes to extracurricular activities Thursday afternoon and evening will be communicated by the program director, sponsor, or coach. To read the full announcement, visit this link: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/1024022.
Four candidates have filed to run in the May 6, 2023 general trustee election for a place on the Melissa ISD Board of Trustees. For a list of the candidates, voting information, and additional resources related to the upcoming board election, visit this link: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/1018697.
Melissa ISD will host the 13th annual Special Olympics track meet Thursday, March 24 at Cardinal Stadium, welcoming student-athletes from a number of area schools. Opening ceremonies begin at 9:30 a.m. with track and field events starting at 10 a.m. We welcome the community to come out and cheer on our Cardinal athletes!
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for February 17, 2023 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/1pfjj.
As a reminder, Melissa ISD students do not have school on Monday, Feb. 20 due to a scheduled Staff Development Day. School will resume Tuesday, Feb. 21.
As a follow-up to our message shared this morning with the Melissa ISD community, we have published an updated statement regarding the unexpected passing of Libby Schnell, who taught third grade at Harry McKillop Elementary. To read the statement, please visit this link: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/1005557.
Melissa ISD learned Thursday morning that one of our beloved elementary teachers passed away overnight. The district’s priority right now is to make sure that our students and staff are supported during this difficult time. We will share further information at a later time.
For the fifth year in a row, the Melissa Middle School theatre program won the UIL 5A Junior High One-Act Play district championship, this year for their show "Gathering Blue"! Read more about their win: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/998968.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for February 10, 2023 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/1p3g0.
Melissa ISD parents and guardians were notified Friday afternoon with an update regarding the school calendar and make-up days resulting from the weather-related closures last week. To read the information, visit this link: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/997189.
The Sixth Grade Center is hosting an Academic Expo where incoming 6th grade students and parents/guardians can learn about courses, scheduling, and more for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. Families can come and go from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16. The Sixth Grade Center is located at 2950 Cardinal Drive. To access the event map, parking information, and helpful tips, visit https://expo.melissaisd.org/sgc.