We invite all Melissa Cardinals, including students, staff, alumni, and family, to join us in celebrating Homecoming Week from October 16-20, 2023! Community events will include a parade, an outdoor pep rally, and the Homecoming football game. For an overview of this year’s Homecoming festivities, visit www.melissaisd.org/homecoming.
Reminder: Melissa Schools will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 4, 2023. Enjoy the extended weekend with your family. We look forward to seeing our Cardinals back at school on Tuesday, September 5!
#NCExcels Meet the Teacher: North Creek Elementary parents/guardians and students can meet their classroom teacher and bring their school supplies to campus on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023. There are two opportunities to attend: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. The event is come and go. Our school is located at 4401 Cypress Dr. A postcard with teacher assignments will be mailed to parents/guardians prior to Meet the Teacher.
Join us for Meet the Cardinals on Thursday, Aug. 17 from 6:30-9 p.m. at Coach Kenny Deel Stadium! Doors open at 6 p.m. and festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. We hope to see you there! For more details, visit this link: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/1193273.
All Melissa ISD offices will be closed June 26-July 7, 2023 to allow for technology and operational updates. Central administration & High School offices will reopen July 10. All other school offices will reopen July 17. Visit www.melissaisd.org for the latest announcements.
As a result of the continued rapid growth of our community, Harry McKillop Elementary has reached enrollment capacity and a redirect plan has been put in place for new students who enroll after June 1. This plan is part of the district's ongoing efforts to ensure student safety and maintain a culture of academic excellence across Melissa Schools. For more information, read our full announcement by visiting this link: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/1154534. (Note: The redirect plan has no impact on returning students or new students enrolled prior to June 1.)
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced that final reporting will be delayed for all spring 2023 state assessments. This includes STAAR test results for grades 3-8 and end-of-course (EOC) exam results for Algebra I, English I, English II, Biology, and U.S. History. For more information, including how to access state assessment results online when they become available, visit this link: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/1144722.
Reminder: Melissa ISD offices will be closed for Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2023. Have a fun and safe weekend! #melissaschools
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for May 25, 2023 is now available at https://5il.co/1v2uf. This is the final weekly update of the 2022-2023 school year. We hope our Cardinals have a wonderful summer break! Stay safe and stay tuned for announcements throughout the summer regarding our return to school in the fall.
Reminder: Tomorrow, May 25, 2023 is the last day of school at Melissa Schools and students will have an early release. Have a great summer, Cardinals!
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for May 19, 2023 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/1uqbf.
Today is the first day of Teacher Appreciation Week, which we at Melissa Schools are celebrating from May 15-19, 2023. Thank you to our teachers and support staff for all that you do for our students and families, and for modeling the Cardinal Way every day! We are grateful to have you on our team.
Preliminary results have been tabulated and published online by Collin County Elections for the May 6, 2023 Melissa ISD board election. The election results will be considered official following the canvas of returns at the regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, May 15. To access the results and for additional information, visit this link: https://www.melissaisd.org/article/1106634.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for May 5, 2023 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/1tvud.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for April 28, 2023 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/1tihh.
The Melissa Cardinals return to the field for Spring Game Day on Saturday, May 13 in preparation for the upcoming football season. The game is free to attend. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. at Cardinal Stadium with community tailgating beginning as early as 5:30 p.m. Spots are still open for the "Game Day Experience" with both the football and cheerleading programs. For more information about Spring Game Day, visit https://www.melissaisd.org/gameday.
Superintendent Keith Murphy's weekly update for April 21, 2023 is now available. For the latest news, upcoming events, and highlights from the last week at Melissa Schools, visit https://5il.co/1t0g1.
The Melissa High School Senior Class of 2023 will participate in the annual Senior Walk tradition the morning of Monday, May 22. Family members are invited to attend the Senior Walk at the elementary campus of their choosing; all visitors must check in at the front office upon arrival. Seniors will arrive at the elementary campuses according to the following schedule: Willow Wood Elementary at 8:45 a.m.; Harry McKillop Elementary at 9:30 a.m.; and North Creek Elementary at 10:15 a.m.
Melissa ISD is seeking feedback from parents/guardians regarding the 2022-2023 school year. Parents will receive a direct notification with the survey link for their child's school. In addition, the surveys for all Melissa ISD schools can be accessed by visiting https://www.melissaisd.org/surveys. All surveys will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 28.
Today we're celebrating Josie Figard. Thanks for being a #DifferenceMaker! To learn more about our Difference Maker award and all our honorees, visit www.melissaisd.org/differencemaker.