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2019 State VASE Students

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May 2019
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Three students receive top scores at state art competition

Three students from Melissa High School received top scores at the 2019 State Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) this spring. This was the school’s second showing at the state art competition. Only 10 percent of the pieces that receive a top score – a four – at regionals advance to state. Among this year’s state […]

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May 2019
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Cardinal Commendations & Program Recognitions: May 20, 2019

Art students from Melissa Schools were celebrated at the Board of Trustees meeting on May 20, 2019 as they each received a Cardinal Commendation. Artwork by these students will be on display for the next year in the Board Room at the Home Office. Student programs from Melissa High School, and faculty from Melissa Middle […]

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Melissa Schools Logo Banner

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Apr 2019
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Community Update: Student Absences for Soccer & One Act Play State Events

In an effort to support the Lady Cardinal soccer team in their first state appearance, and Melissa’s second One Act Play state appearance, Melissa Schools will excuse a student’s absence if they attend one or all of these events. The Melissa Lady Cardinals play Liberty Hill in the state semifinal on Wednesday, April 17 at […]

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2019 Cardinal Camps Banner

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Apr 2019
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Registration is open for the Summer 2019 Cardinal Camps

Online registration has opened for the Summer 2019 Cardinal Camps. Cardinal Camps are fun, encouraging, and a great learning experience for students entering Kindergarten through 12th grade. A variety of camps are offered during the summer break from school. The camps are led by the coaching staff of Melissa High School. The cost of ...

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Keith Murphy and Jerry Whorton

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Mar 2019
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Superintendent Keith Murphy receives Distinguished Administrator award, honored for supporting fine arts

Keith Murphy, Superintendent of Melissa Schools, has been designated as a Distinguished Administrator by the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA). The Distinguished Administrator award, according to the TMEA, was created “to honor upper-level school administrators who have been instrumental in preserving quality music education ...

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Banner: Expresso Yourself 2018-19

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Jan 2019
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Expresso Yourself fine arts showcase returns as four-part series

Expresso Yourself, the annual fine arts program at Melissa Schools, returns for a fourth year this spring. Expresso Yourself showcases the talents of students in grades K-12, specifically in the areas of art, band, choir, and theatre. This spring, after three years as a single-day event, Expresso Yourself transforms into a series of ...

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Choir students after State competition

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May 2018
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Melissa High School choir students earn medals at State Solo & Ensemble contest

Four students from the Melissa High School choir competed Saturday in the State Solo & Ensemble contest in Pflugerville. All four students earned medals. Sarina Smith, Aaron Vaughan, and Rachel Wresh were awarded a superior rating for their solos and Hannah Harris was awarded an excellent rating. Media Contact: Maddie Coe, ...

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Students from the Melissa Middle School winterguard at the 2018 NTCA Winterguard Contest

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Jan 2018
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Melissa winterguards take first, third place spots at NTCA contest

The Melissa High School and Melissa Middle School winterguard programs competed Saturday at the North Texas Colorguard Association (NTCA) Winterguard Contest at Lamar High School. Melissa Middle School colorguard shines at first competition This is the first year in school history that Melissa Middle School has had a colorguard ...

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Team Melissa Logo

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Dec 2017
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Melissa High School athletics, fine arts banquet dates announced for 2017-18

As student participation continues to increase in athletics and fine arts programs at Melissa Schools, necessary adjustments are being made to the structure of banquets organized by the Melissa Booster Club. Beginning with the 2017-18 school year, banquets will be held either at Melissa High School or the Home Office, depending on ...

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Choir Pre-Area Students

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Nov 2017
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Four choir students earn seats at Pre-Area Contest

Melissa High School choir students competed Tuesday in a Pre-Area Contest at Rockwall High School, and four students earned seats. Rachel Wresh earned 2nd Chair Soprano. Kealey Poole (not pictured) earned 1st Chair Alto 1. Madison Courtney earned 4th Chair Alto 2. Aaron Vaughan earned 1st Chair Tenor 2. These students will audition ...

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