Melissa High School announces 10th Anniversary Homecoming events


Sep 2016
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Melissa High School celebrates its 10th Anniversary Homecoming this year on Friday, Sept. 23, and next week’s Homecoming Week is jam-packed with festivities. See below for more details. We hope to see you there!

Pictured above: Melissa High School Homecoming Court nominees for 2016, grades 9-12. See a list of all nominees at the bottom of this post.

Lady Cardinal Volleyball Games

Lady Cardinal Volleyball plays Sanger at home on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 6:00 p.m. Teacher favorites will be highlighted as part of Teacher Appreciation Night.

The Lady Cards begin district play against Princeton at home on Friday, Sept. 23 at 4:30 p.m. prior to the Homecoming football game.

Community Pep Rally

A community-wide pep rally comes to Cardinal Stadium on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 7:00 p.m featuring a Q&A with the 2016 Homecoming Court nominees, music by the Mighty Cardinal Band, a performance by the cheerleaders, and more.

Homecoming Game

The Melissa Cardinals take on the Princeton Panthers at the Homecoming Football game on Friday, Sept. 23 with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. Pre-game will feature a celebration of the inaugural Melissa Schools Wall of Honor inductees. Homecoming Queen and King will be crowned at the start of halftime.

Please note: There will be no pep rally during school on Friday, Sept. 23.


The community is invited to tailgate prior to Friday’s football game beginning no earlier than 5:30 p.m. See tailgating map.

For Students
Homecoming Court Nominees

2016 Homecoming Court Nominees

Seniors: Amanda Kocsis, Priscilla Adejokun, Lauren Brown, Layne Williams, Gill Gray, Donte Brooks, Jack Clemans, Hunter Campbell, Gunnar Murphy, Dylan Semanovich.

Juniors: Grace Whittington, Natalia Cox, Riley Harrell, Marvin Jordan, Cale Hayes, Tate Whittington.

Sophomores: Rosie Ruiz, Sophia Davis, Katie Wood, Clayton Ashley, Garrett Murray, Collin O’Neal

Freshmen: Mya Ellis, Brenna Sheriff, Amee Hartwell, Ja’Bray Young, Kaedric Cobbs, Perry Simpson.

Homecoming Dress Up Days

High School Homecoming Week Dress Up Days: Sept. 19-23

Monday: “Home of the Brave” (‘Merica Day)
Tuesday: “Home” Run Day (Sports Day)
Wednesday: “Homie” Day (Match with Friends)
Thursday: “Home Away From Home” (Tacky Tourist)
Friday: “There’s No Place like Home” (Spirit or Homecoming T-shirt)

Homecoming Dance
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This year’s Homecoming Dance is Sept. 24!

Students can purchase tickets during lunch or before school in Room 308 beginning Monday, Sept. 12.

“A Night on the Red Carpet at Melissa High School”

8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. @ MHS

$20 from Sept. 12-16 | $25 from Sept. 19-23 | None Sold at Door

Semi-Formal Dress (See Dress Code)

Featuring DJPCreations & DJ Eckow

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