Melissa High School senior Kadyn King sat down for an interview with Superintendent Keith Murphy on Thursday to talk about our collective experiences, challenges, and opportunities over the last year, as well as the future of Melissa ISD. Look out for a video of their Cardinal Conversation to be posted soon.
Melissa High School is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Wednesday, April 14. To learn more and make an appointment to donate, visit https://thebannernews.net/6823/2020-2021/news/blood-drive-coming-next-week/.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for April 9, 2021 is now available. For highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/rerm.
Melissa ISD is closely monitoring updates from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) regarding connectivity issues with the STAAR Online Testing Platform (SOTP). In the event that the student testing schedule is impacted, parents and guardians will receive a notification from their student’s school.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for April 1, 2021 is now available. For highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/r613.
Reminder: Melissa ISD schools and offices will be closed for Good Friday on April 2, 2021.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for March 26, 2021 is now available. For highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/qze7. As a reminder, Melissa ISD students will have school on Monday, March 29, as one of our two Bad Weather Makeup Days for this year. The district will be closed for Good Friday on April 2.
Jerry Whorton has been promoted to serve as the Director of Fine Arts at Melissa Schools, in addition to serving as Director of Bands for the Melissa ISD band program. Visit the News Feed to read the full announcement.
Melissa Schools will be closed districtwide for Spring Break from March 8-12. Students will have a two-hour delayed arrival when they return to school on Monday, March 15, in order to allow Melissa ISD to offer COVID-19 vaccines to district employees that morning.
Monday, March 29 and Thursday, May 27 are Melissa ISD’s two Bad Weather Makeup Days for the 2020-2021 school year. Melissa ISD students will have school on both days to make up for the unexpected weather-related school closures that took place in February.
Melissa ISD has published a community update related to COVID-19, face masks, and the return from Spring Break. To read the full announcement, visit this link: https://melissaisdtx.sites.thrillshare.com/article/415145.
Melissa ISD is aware of the Executive Order No. GA-34 issued on Tuesday, March 2 by Governor Greg Abbott. We ask for your patience as we continue to assess the latest information released by local, state, and federal officials related to COVID-19. As always, we will work to make decisions that are in the best interest of all students at Melissa Schools. Please continue to monitor district announcements for future updates.
Seniors Keegan Maynard and Katelynn Wagner have been named 2020-2021 Academic All-State by the Texas State Athletic Trainers' Association (TSATA). Congratulations!
Free curbside meal kits are available this week for Melissa ISD students who are not attending in-person school from February 22-26, with pickup available on Monday and Tuesday. Meal kits must be preordered online via Nutrislice. To learn more and place an order, please visit the Curbside Meal Kits web page at https://www.melissaisd.org/departments/operations/child-nutrition/curbside-meals/.
The Melissa Ridge Education Center will remain closed from February 22-26, 2021, and there will be no remote asynchronous instruction or virtual instruction for MREC students during this time. MREC parents and guardians can expect the next update regarding school operations no earlier than Wednesday.
Melissa ISD schools and offices will reopen for normal operations beginning Monday, February 22, with the exception of the Melissa Ridge Education Center which will remain closed for one more week. Moving forward, the district will continue to monitor internet connectivity in the area and will notify families of any important updates related to the internet and its impact on student instruction.
Employment Opportunity: Melissa ISD is hiring bus drivers and bus monitors/aides to ensure safe and orderly transportation of students on assigned routes. To learn more and apply, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/job-posting-melissa-isd-is-hiring-bus-drivers-and-aides/.
Counselors are meeting with the Melissa High School Class of 2021 this week to check credits for graduation. Our seniors are officially in their last semester at Melissa!
Melissa High School Theatre will present this year's musical, "Curtains", at the new Melissa Arts Center in four shows scheduled from March 11-13, 2021. Located next to Melissa High School, the MAC facility is still under construction but is expected to be completed in time for the public performances. COVID-19 safety measures will be in place at all shows. To learn more and purchase tickets, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/curtains/.
Melissa High School is currently ranked Number 3 in the 2021 UIL 4A Lone Star Cup with 36 points! Current standings include: Team Tennis, Cross Country, Marching Band, Volleyball, Robotics BEST, Football, and Spirit. Learn more at https://www.uiltexas.org/lone-star-cup.