The Melissa ISD drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will be closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 17. The drive-thru testing window is 7:15 – 10:15 a.m. on days that school is in session. For our scheduled Teacher Work Day on Tuesday, Jan. 18, the drive-thru testing window will move to 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Drive-thru testing is now only available by text appointment. For more information, visit www.melissaisd.org/covidtesting.
Melissa Middle School has been re-designated as a “School to Watch” and will be recognized nationally this summer among distinguished middle schools from across the country. This is the school's third consecutive designation since 2016. To read more about this achievement, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/628959.
As a reminder, Melissa ISD will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Staff will return and offices will reopen for our scheduled Teacher Work Day on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for Jan. 14, 2022 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/14byr.
The Melissa ISD academic calendar for the 2022-2023 school year, as recommended by the District Site-Based Decision Committee, has been approved by the Melissa Schools Board of Trustees. 📆 To view the 2022-2023 school calendar, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/calendar. The calendar can also be accessed in the navigation menu on each school website, and in the "Documents" section of the Melissa ISD app.
The Melissa High School musical theatre classes will present the Cardinal Cabaret on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 7:00 p.m. at the Melissa Arts Center, featuring an evening of song and dance as students perform group numbers and solos. 🎭🎶🎤 Admission is free. We hope to see you there!
The Melissa Booster Club and Melissa High School PALS will host the 2022 annual Daddy Daughter Dance on Saturday, Feb. 12. Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 14. Find dance times and ticket information at www.melissaisd.org/article/626852.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for Jan. 7, 2022 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/1402z.
The Melissa Cardinals are in the running to win Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Community Connection School of the Year award, which would include a $2,500 donation to Melissa High School! Can you help us reach first place? Vote now through Jan. 21 at texasfootball.com/suddenlink. 🏈🏆
We have published a message from Superintendent Keith Murphy reflecting on the COVID-19 pandemic and moving forward together, which we shared with all Melissa ISD employees and parents/guardians the afternoon of Jan. 3. To read Mr. Murphy’s message, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/617882. We look forward to welcoming our students back to school on Tuesday, Jan. 4.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for Dec. 17, 2021 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/13c1f.
Reminder: Melissa Schools will be closed for Winter Break from Dec. 20 - Dec. 31, 2021. The district reopens for a Staff Development Day on Monday, Jan. 3. Students to return to school on Tuesday, Jan. 4. We hope you have a safe and happy holiday and a Happy New Year!
Effective Dec. 15, 2021, the Melissa ISD Onsite COVID-19 Testing Program is on pause as we transition to using a new testing manufacturer. We expect to resume onsite COVID-19 testing in mid-January; at that time, we will send updated information to parents/guardians and staff. Updates will also be posted online at www.melissaisd.org/covidtesting. (Note: Please do not send your student to school if they are ill. Proof of a COVID-19 test from a local provider - whether the test result is positive or negative - can serve as documentation for a student’s medically-excused absence.)
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for Dec. 10, 2021 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/130jn.
Reminder: Students at Melissa Schools will have early release on Friday, Dec. 17, ahead of Winter Break. For a list of our early release times, as well as a note about how early release impacts bus dropoff, visit https://melissaisd.org/article/606273.
Employment Opportunity: Melissa ISD has posted a new job opening for multiple custodians. Pay is $15 per hour. 🧹🧼 For more information and to apply for this position, visit the following link: https://www.melissaisd.org/page/job-postings-bulletin.
The Melissa Middle School Performing Arts program will compete in the 2021 UIL Jr. One Act Play Contest this Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Melissa Arts Center, performing “A Wrinkle in Time” at approximately 1:00 p.m. Admission is free. We hope to see you there!
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for Dec. 3, 2021 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/12oib.
The Melissa High School robotics team will compete in the UIL BEST Robotics state tournament from Dec. 3-4, 2021 at the Comerica Center in Frisco. The tournament begins Friday, Dec. 3 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. with booth/presentation judging and seeding matches. The competition continues Saturday, Dec. 4 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. with opening ceremonies, booth/presentation judging, championship matches, and awards ceremony. To view the full tournament schedule and other details, visit https://www.bestoftexasrobotics.org.
The Melissa Cardinals face La Vega in the area round of the football playoffs this Friday, Nov. 26 at McKinney ISD Stadium. 🏈 Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m. For all the details, including ticket and live streaming information, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/593247.