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Nov 2019
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Vision 2020: Melissa ISD shares development plans for district growth

The Melissa Schools executive leadership team, Board of Trustees, and development partners presented “Vision 2020” on Monday, Nov. 11, updating the community on the building projects in progress and upcoming for Melissa ISD, with a focus on strategic planning. Vision 2020 representatives were Keith Murphy, Superintendent of ...

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Nov 2019
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Former POW visits Melissa High School, shares connection to Harry E. McKillop

Pictured above: Ashley Vasquez, Julie Wooten, Rebecca S. McKillop, Isaiah Hamilton, James E. Ray, Kenneth Wooten, and Jacob Bergthold. Col. James E. Ray, decorated veteran of the United States Air Force and former prisoner of war, visited Melissa High School on Thursday, Nov. 7 to speak to students in the junior and senior classes. ...

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Nov 2019
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Melissa, North Lamar bands to honor veterans at Friday’s football game

In their last district game, the Melissa Cardinals play the North Lamar Panthers this Friday, Nov. 8 in Paris. During halftime, the Mighty Cardinal Band and the Panther Band will perform together in a Veterans Day show honoring military veterans. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. at R.L. Maddox Stadium (Get Directions). Tickets cost $6 at […]

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Oct 2019
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Melissa robotics team named regional runner-up, qualifies for state

The Melissa High School robotics team has qualified for the UIL Robotics state championship after being named the regional runner-up at the CoCoBEST Robotics tournament last weekend. This is Melissa’s third consecutive year to qualify for state robotics. The team competed against 30 schools at the CoCoBEST tournament, hosted at ...

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Oct 2019
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Two students selected for ATSSB All-Region Jazz Ensemble

Pictured above: Jack Griset and Kaycee Fender of the Melissa High School Mighty Cardinal Band. Two students from the Mighty Cardinal Band were selected to perform in the Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB) 2019 All-Region Jazz Ensemble. Melissa High School sophomore, Kaycee Fender, placed first on jazz piano at the region ...

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Oct 2019
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Five students advance to All-Region Choir

Pictured above: Maisy Gustaveson, Andru Wilson, Logan Lowery, Kaycee Fender, and Madison Courtney, of the Melissa High School choir. Five students from the Melissa High School choir program were recently selected for the 2019 All-Region Choir after auditioning at the All-Region Competition in Gunter. Madison Courtney, Kaycee Fender, ...

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Oct 2019
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Melissa sports medicine program puts safety first, reaches growth milestone

For the first time in school history, Melissa High School has more than 20 students participating in the sports medicine program. These students prioritize the safety of their fellow student-athletes as they assist licensed athletic trainers, Nichola “Doc” St. James and Jose Mendez, during athletic practices and sporting events. ...

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Oct 2019
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Melissa Schools’ Vision 2020 community update, open house scheduled for Nov. 11

Melissa Schools will host Vision 2020, a community update and open house, the evening of Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, with a focus on strategic planning for growth and development. The district will revisit significant developments in the last five years, and provide an overview of projects on the horizon for 2020 and beyond, to serve […]

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Oct 2019
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Community Update: Information on E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

We encourage all parents and guardians of students attending Melissa Schools – particularly those at the middle and high school – to take steps to educate their children about the dangers surrounding e-cigarettes, also known as electronic cigarettes, e-cigs, vapes, e-hookahs, jules, and electronic nicotine delivery systems ...

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Oct 2019
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Mighty Cardinal Band sweeps at Aubrey Marching Classic, wins best overall

The Mighty Cardinal Band won best overall band and swept the finals at the Aubrey Marching Classic on Saturday, Oct. 4, winning a total of 10 awards. The contest featured nearly 30 competing high school bands ranging from classification 1A to 5A. The Aubrey Marching Classic includes a preliminary round and a final round. During […]

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