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Read Across America 2017 005

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Mar 2017
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Melissa Schools students and teachers #Read2Grow on Read Across America Day

Students and teachers at Melissa Schools celebrated Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’ birthday today, Thursday, March 2. Guest readers visited classrooms at Harry McKillop Elementary to read books to students; a joint project between the school and the Melissa public library. Students also had the opportunity to read ...

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Jan 2017
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Melissa students invite peers, community to “Grow Through the Pages”

Last week Melissa Schools rolled out a new student-led reading initiative to promote reading throughout the school district, the community, and the nation. Over 30 students from Harry McKillop Elementary, Melissa Ridge Intermediate, Melissa Middle School, and Melissa High School, along with faculty mentors, met in November and ...

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Jan 2017
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Student presentations, awards featured at January Board of Trustees meeting

Standout students and faculty from throughout Melissa Schools were celebrated during Cardinal Commendations at Thursday night’s Board of Trustees meeting. Harry McKillop Elementary students Layla Hollin and Knox Stinton led the Pledge of Allegiance and the Texas Pledge. In addition, the Board of Trustees were honored as part of ...

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Lorenson Author Visit 006

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Dec 2016
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Children’s author talks writing with 4th grade students at Melissa Ridge Intermediate

Children’s author Terry Markoff visited Melissa Ridge Intermediate Thursday to speak to Mary Lorenson’s 4th grade students. A former educator, Markoff shared his personal story with students, delving into his evolution as a writer and reader, and his experiences with the publishing industry. Markoff then answered questions from ...

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Dec 2016
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Melissa families visit Book Fair and “Read Under the Stars”

As part of this year’s annual “Sleigh Bells” Book Fair at the Melissa Ridge Intermediate and Melissa Middle School library, students and families were invited to a special “Read Under the Stars” event Tuesday evening at Cardinal Stadium. Families lounged on the football field under the Melissa stars with blankets and ...

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Nov 2016
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Melissa Schools students, teachers begin development of district-wide Reading Initiative

Over 30 Melissa Schools students and teachers, representing Kindergarten through 12th grade, met Tuesday, Nov. 15 to brainstorm the branding and development of a district-wide reading initiative. Students were selected by their teachers and principals for exhibiting leadership on campus and a deep love for reading. To kick off the ...

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