Collin County Elections reported Saturday evening that the Melissa Schools 2016 Bond Proposition officially passed with 87.31% favorable votes.
Melissa Schools expresses its gratitude to the community for the overwhelming support that it has shown for our students. The passing of this Bond is the beginning of an even brighter future for our kids.
Keith Murphy, Superintendent of Melissa Schools, published a video statement Tuesday in response to the passing of the Bond (watch video above or on YouTube ).
“I’d like to say a big thank you to the community and all the voters that came out and supported our children last week in our local Bond Election,” Murphy said. “It was a very important, big decision that our community made. I’m so very honored and so very blessed to say thank you on behalf of the children of Melissa. It was a huge proposition in many people’s eyes. I see it as a big vote of yes for our kids. I also see it as a vote of confidence for our staff.”
Looking forward, Murphy commented on plans for new facilities, citing the building of the first phase of a new high school and the design of a new elementary school as top priorities.
“I want you to know that it’s our job, it’s our opportunity, and it’s our challenge to define the growth of Melissa,” Murphy said. “The truth is, Melissa is growing, and we are very blessed by that growth. It’s a special time in a special place.”
Updates regarding the Bond program will continue to be posted at www.melissaisd.org/bond.
For more information: Contact Maddie Coe, Community Relations.