Parents and guardians will be receiving a letter in the mail with instructions on how to use the new Home Access Center (HAC) to monitor student grades and attendance online. Keep an eye out for your letter to arrive in the mail on or around Sept. 10, 2021. For additional details, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/531659.
As part of Melissa ISD’s continued mitigation efforts surrounding COVID-19, the district’s onsite rapid COVID-19 testing program is expanding to offer drive-thru testing for students and employees. Drive-thru testing opens at 7:00 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. For more information, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/526885.
Cardinal families, please partner with us and encourage your students to follow our COVID-19 safety protocols while at school and on the bus. For important reminders, as well as information about the new Melissa ISD COVID-19 Dashboard for active cases at Melissa Schools, read our latest COVID-19 update at https://www.melissaisd.org/article/523809.
Welcome back, Cardinals! To all our students and staff, we hope you have a great first day of school. 📝📕📚
We have updated our COVID-19 safety protocols for Melissa Schools, effective Aug. 23, 2021. For an outline of the new information that was added today, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/518413. Our updated COVID-19 safety protocols and other COVID-19 resources can be accessed at any time by visiting our COVID-19 Information page at www.melissaisd.org/covid.
Join us for Meet the Cardinals tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Cardinal Stadium, as we introduce our Melissa Cardinals from fall varsity athletics, band, and cheerleading. The presentation will be live streamed online at www.melissaisd.org/livestream.
Bus registration is open for the 2021-2022 school year for students attending Melissa Schools who live within the district’s transportation zone. To learn more and register your student for bus service, visit www.melissaisd.org/transportation.
Harry McKillop Elementary students can meet their classroom teacher for the 2021-2022 school year, and bring their school supplies to campus, on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. Come and go from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. A virtual postcard with your student’s teacher assignment will be emailed to the primary parent or guardian prior to Meet the Teacher.
We have updated our list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the online registration process for Melissa Schools, including some known issues in the Parent Portal. To view the FAQs, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/page/enrollment-and-registration#faq.
Melissa ISD student registration for the 2021-2022 school year is now open online. The deadline to complete the registration process online is Wednesday, Aug. 18 at 5:00 p.m. To learn more and begin registration, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/499737.
Join us for Meet the Cardinals on Thursday, Aug. 12 at 7:00 p.m. at Cardinal Stadium, featuring meet-and-greets with Melissa Cardinals from fall varsity athletics, band, and cheerleading. For more details, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/events.
The first day of online registration for returning students has been moved to Monday, July 19, 2021, due to technical issues with the Parent Portal. Returning Student Registration is for students who are already enrolled at Melissa ISD, who are returning for the 2021-2022 school year. To learn more and register your returning student beginning July 19, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/register.
All Melissa ISD offices will be closed July 5-9, 2021. The Home Office and Melissa High School will reopen Monday, July 12. All other school offices will reopen Monday, July 19. To view our summer schedule, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/467325.
Visit our Back-to-School page for important information related to the upcoming 2021-2022 school year at Harry McKillop Elementary: https://www.melissaisd.org/o/hme/page/back-to-school-information.
During her graduation speech, Melissa High School Class of 2021 Valedictorian, Paityn Garlington, defined how the five core values of Melissa ISD impacted her experience at Melissa Schools and will continue to support her and her peers for a lifetime. Watch the video: https://youtu.be/yo28yM1SL3U.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for May 27, 2021 is now available at https://5il.co/tc4n. This is the final weekly update of the 2020-2021 school year. We hope our Cardinals have a wonderful summer break! Stay safe, stay well, and stay tuned for announcements throughout the summer regarding our return to school in the fall.
If your Melissa ISD student participated in the spring STAAR EOC or 8th/5th Grade Math/Reading assessments, their primary guardian will be receiving an email with their passing status. If the student has a “1” in the Approaches, Meets, and/or Masters column, they met that performance level. If they have a “0”, they did not meet that performance level. Detailed results will be available online in June - learn more at www.melissaisd.org/staar. For high school students who didn’t earn Approaches, or declined testing, the next testing opportunity is June 22-24; details will be emailed next week.
Registration is still open for our Summer 2021 Cardinal Camps! This year's camps include: baseball, basketball, cheerleading, colorguard, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track/field, volleyball, and wrestling. To learn more and register your child for a camp, visit https://melissaisd.org/camps.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for May 21, 2021 is now available. For highlights from the week, as well as a list of important reminders as we begin our last week of the 2020-2021 school year at Melissa Schools, read the update at https://5il.co/t1cr.
Registration is now open for The Academy After School Program for new and returning students entering Kindergarten through 5th grade this fall. In addition, Melissa ISD has posted job openings for after school child care workers and site managers for The Academy. For more information, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/theacademy.