Are you subscribed to the Melissa ISD YouTube channel? Tune in to watch all varsity Cardinal football games live, and set up live alerts so that you never miss a game. Our football live streams are produced by Melissa High School A/V students and the Melissa Cardinals Network. To subscribe, visit https://youtube.com/c/MelissaISD or search Melissa ISD on YouTube.
Reminder: Melissa Schools will be closed districtwide for Fair Day on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021. To learn more about the State Fair of Texas, visit https://bigtex.com/.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for Oct. 8, 2021 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/108fp.
Becki Girouard has been hired by the Melissa Education Foundation (MEF) to serve as the Executive Director, bringing more than 20 years of development experience to the foundation which offers support to Melissa ISD students and staff by providing scholarships and grants. To learn more about Mrs. Girouard and MEF, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/556447.
The Melissa Schools Board of Trustees held a special meeting on Wednesday, approving an increase in the pay rates for substitute teachers who serve at Melissa ISD. The new rates, effective Oct. 4, offer competitive wages compared to school districts across North Texas. To learn more and apply to serve as a substitute teacher, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/555111.
Reminder: Last week, we sent home two paper forms for parents/guardians to review, complete, and return to the school by Oct. 6: the Student Directory Information Release and the Internet Safety Policy & Acknowledgment Form. If for some reason you did not receive the forms, visit this link to print them from home: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/553212.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for Oct. 1, 2021 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/zu1k.
The choirs of Melissa High School and Melissa Middle School will present their fall concert on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, performing from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at the Melissa Arts Center, located at 3030 Milrany Ln. Admission is free. We hope to see you there!
Melissa ISD Parents/Guardians: Please be advised that we are sending home two paper forms this week that need to be completed by you and returned to your student's school by next Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. These forms include: 1) the Student Directory Information Release, and 2) the Internet Safety Policy & Acknowledgment Form. Students in Pre-K through 5th grade will receive the forms in their weekly folders. Students in 6th through 12th grade will receive the forms during their advisory period.
WFAA Channel 8 will broadcast the Melissa vs. Argyle varsity football game live on YouTube this Friday. For fans attending the game in-person at Cardinal Stadium, buy your tickets online in advance and arrive early Friday night in order to secure your seat. For more details, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/546721.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for Sept. 24, 2021 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/zkm2.
A virtual meeting for Melissa ISD parents and guardians of students in 6th-12th grade will be offered on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. providing an overview of Teen Screen with the opportunity to ask questions. For an overview of Teen Screen and to download the consent form required for the student questionnaire, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/teenscreen.
Cardinal Commendations were awarded to standout students and staff at the Melissa Schools Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 20, 2021. This month's honorees were from Willow Wood Elementary, Melissa Middle School and the Sixth Grade Center, and Melissa High School. For a list of honorees and photos, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/543023.
Region 10 ESC will present a Dyslexia Information Night for parents and guardians in October, with the option to attend in-person or watch online via the live stream in either English or Spanish. For more information, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/article/539828.
Thanks for being a Difference Maker: As a bus driver, David King is an integral part of our school operations; his attention to detail is methodical to ensure student safety. Mr. King not only does a great job as a bus driver, he also announces for our band and is in the home stretch of obtaining his teaching certificate. To learn more about our Difference Maker award and all our honorees, visit www.melissaisd.org/differencemaker.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for Sept. 17, 2021 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/z853.
Today we honor the individuals who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. "We will never forget."
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for Sept. 10, 2021 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at #MelissaSchools, visit https://5il.co/ys46.
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.