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CTE Students Building Computers

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Apr 2019
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Melissa CTE students build new computers for engineering lab

The Melissa High School engineering lab is about to get an upgrade: engineering students will soon use a new set of computers built by their peers in the Melissa CTE program. Maya Henderson, junior, says she will likely focus on building the processors, rather than installing software. “We’ve put computers together – taken them ...

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Michael Murphy at Film Festival

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Mar 2019
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Melissa High School student’s animated short film recognized among best in state

Melissa High School senior, Michael Murphy, made school history this year as the first Melissa student to not only compete in the UIL Young Filmmakers Competition, but also finish as a state finalist. Over 200 short films from students across the State of Texas were entered into the competition; only the top six films in […]

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CTE Student Participants in 2019 SkillsUSA Contest

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Feb 2019
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Melissa CTE students compete at SkillsUSA contest, advance to state

Fourteen students from Melissa High School traveled to Waco on Friday to compete at the district level of the SkillsUSA Texas Leadership and Skills contest. A number of students placed in the top three in their contest area and will advance to the state competition in April. Jackie Geis and Josh Spowart earned a Superior […]

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Melissa CTE Leadership

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Jan 2019
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Melissa City Council declares February as Career and Technical Education Month

The Melissa City Council issued a proclamation on Tuesday, Jan. 22 declaring the month of February as Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month in Melissa. Mayor Reed Greer read the proclamation, which states that CTE programs “have become a rigorous, progressive and vital part of the total education system which is committed to ...

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CTE Advisory Council Meeting

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Jan 2019
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Melissa CTE forms advisory council with community partners

Ten business professionals visited Melissa Schools on Thursday to participate in an advisory council meeting for the Melissa Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. They were joined by the district’s executive leadership team, program directors, and high school principal Kenneth Wooten. Dr. Debi Crawford, Executive Director ...

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Melissa robotics team at the 2018 Regional Competition

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Nov 2018
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Melissa robotics team advances to state for second year

The Melissa High School robotics team competed in the 2018 UIL Regional Robotics Competition earlier this month, placing high enough to advance to state for the second consecutive year. Over 30 students make up the Melissa robotics team. Categories in the competition include a professional engineering notebook, a marketing ...

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Students view the #accepted wall

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Oct 2018
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Melissa High School #accepted wall celebrates seniors’ future plans

Melissa High School seniors are celebrating their plans for life after high school, through the school’s #accepted wall. The #accepted wall – located outside of the counseling office – features students who: a) have received a letter of acceptance to a college, university, technical school, or military branch; b) have ...

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Oct 2018
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Medical assisting students conduct hearing, vision screenings

Ten medical assisting students from Melissa High School traveled to Harry McKillop Elementary this week to conduct state-mandated hearing and vision screenings. Dressed in scrubs, the high school seniors conducted the screenings on elementary students under the observation and guidance of health science teacher, Hallie Venner, and ...

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2018 Homecoming Poster Designs

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Sep 2018
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Graphic design students create Homecoming posters

Students in Graphic Design and Advanced Graphic Design classes at Melissa High School worked last week to digitally design posters with a Homecoming theme. The top three designs will be printed and displayed on campus during Homecoming Week from Sept. 17-21. Each design was inspired by a famous poster from history, according to art ...

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Patrol Trooper Brad Bush speaks to Law Enforcement I students

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Feb 2018
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Melissa Schools alum speaks to high school Law Enforcement classes

Melissa Schools alum Brad Bush visited Melissa High School on Thursday to speak to Law Enforcement I students about working as a highway patrol trooper. Bush has worked for the last year and a half as a trooper for the Texas Highway Patrol in South Texas near Laredo. Previously, he served as a sergeant in […]

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