The community is invited to kick off the 2018-19 school year at Meet the Cardinal Night on Thursday, Aug. 16 at Cardinal Stadium.
The event is free to attend. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and festivities begin at 7:00 p.m. The Melissa Booster Club will give away free t-shirts to the first 250 people to enter.
Enjoy performances from the Mighty Cardinal Band and the Melissa High School cheerleaders. Plus, take photos with your favorite Cardinals during a meet-and-greet with students in varsity football, volleyball, cross country, tennis, golf, cheerleading, and band.
Additionally, the Melissa Booster Club will host a field goal kicking contest during Meet the Cardinal Night. Those who make a goal from the 20-yard-line will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 gift card. Tickets cost one dollar each; payment is cash only.
To pre-purchase tickets for the contest, email Brandi Roberson at firstname.lastname@example.org or text 214-578-6791.
Hot dogs, water, and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Cardinal Stadium is located at 3100 Cardinal Drive in Melissa (Get Directions).
Maddie Coe, Community Relations
Melissa ISD’s return-to-school plans for 2020-2021 were updated on July 30, 2020 with more extensive information and protocols. Please be advised that conditions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic are ever-changing. Plans for the upcoming year could change at any time in accordance with local, state, and federal guidelines. The district will continue to notify families of any and all major updates that are published.