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Read Under the Stars 2017

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Nov 2017
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Second annual Read Under the Stars event scheduled for Nov. 28

The second annual Read Under the Stars event will be held at Cardinal Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Families are invited to bring a book and a flashlight and read […]

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Nov 2017
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Children’s author Patricia Polacco visits elementary students, teachers in Melissa

Renowned children’s author and illustrator, Patricia Polacco, paid a special visit to students and staff at Harry McKillop Elementary and Melissa Ridge Intermediate on Friday. Connecting with Students Polacco read […]

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Nov 2017
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Photo Gallery: Second Annual Melissa Reading Festival

The second annual Melissa Reading Festival took place at Harry McKillop Elementary on Thursday, Nov. 2 and featured a helicopter landing, live music, local vendors, reading performances, and classroom read-alouds […]

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Fall Reading Festival Logo

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Oct 2017
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Second annual Melissa Reading Festival scheduled for Nov. 2

The second annual Melissa Reading Festival is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Harry McKillop Elementary. Featured activities include a helicopter landing, a variety of […]

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Read2Grow Day READ

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May 2017
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Harry McKillop Elementary celebrates #Read2Grow Day

Students at Harry McKillop Elementary enjoyed a full day of themed reading activities for the school’s annual #Read2Grow Day on Tuesday. City officials, school administrators, parents, teachers, and community members […]

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Read Across America 2017 001

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May 2017
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Volunteer for #Read2Grow Day at Harry McKillop Elementary

Harry McKillop Elementary will celebrate #Read2Grow Day next Tuesday, May 30. Each year, McKillop welcomes city officials, administrators, teachers, and community members as guest readers in the classroom. If you’re […]

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McClure DonorsChoose Library 001

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Apr 2017
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McClure receives classroom library through DonorsChoose.org

Students in Alyssa McClure’s second grade class at Harry McKillop Elementary are enjoying a new classroom library thanks to a generous donation from DonorsChoose.org. DonorsChoose.org enables public school teachers across […]

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Apr 2017
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Melissa Rotary donates over 300 dictionaries to Melissa Middle School

The Melissa Rotary Club visited Melissa Middle School on Thursday to deliver a donation of over 300 new dictionaries. “This gracious gesture from the Rotary Club is another fine example […]

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Melissa Masons with Big Check

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Mar 2017
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Melissa Masonic Lodge donates $1,500 for classroom novels

The Melissa Masonic Lodge visited Melissa Middle School Friday afternoon to gift a $1,500 donation for classroom novel sets as part of the Melissa Schools Reading Initiative. Representatives Kent Norwood […]

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McKillop Elementary 2017 Career Day 001

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Mar 2017
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McKillop celebrates Career Day with guest speakers; Rotary donates dictionaries

Harry McKillop Elementary School welcomed six guest speakers Thursday morning for a Career Day assembly. The guests spoke to second and third grade students about their professions, with an emphasis […]

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