Cardinal Brief: Oct. 26-30


Seniors Donnie Phillips and Kadyn King are crowned 2020 Homecoming King & Queen. Pictured with them are prince and princess Josh Brown and Eve Doise, both kindergarteners.

The last Cardinal Update was Oct. 29, 2020, at 10:25 a.m. Check back daily for updates!

Cardinal Update

  • UPDATE: VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS – The Lady Cards defeated Aubrey for the 2nd place position in district. They will play Uplift Summit Academy for bi-district on Thursday, Oct. 29, @ 7:00 p.m. at Melissa High School in the “Bird Cage”! Click here to purchase your tickets–before they sell out.
  • ATTN: STUDENT DRIVERSYou MUST purchase a parking permit to park on campus! Our police department is going to start issuing tickets next week to those not in compliance. Watch the video announcements below for an explanation from Mrs. Malone, or click here for information posted to our school website on how to obtain a parking permit.
  • Congratulations to senior Matthew Saldana for his College Board recognition. Click here to read more.
  • Congratulations to six Melissa Choir students for being named to the All-Region Band. Click here for a photo and their names.
  • Last call for SENIOR Portaits! For those seniors that haven’t had portraits taken yet by Prestige Studios, the photographers will be on campus on Tues., Nov. 3, in the library. Click here to signup for a timeslot (3 seniors every 10 minutes). You should take your photo during one of your FREE periods or elective classes ONLY. Check your email for important info from Ms. Nelson!!!
  • ATTN: SENIORS & SENIOR PARENTS – 2021 Yearbook SENIOR ADS are on sale through Nov. 30. Reserve a spot now. The photos and message will be due by Jan. 31. Click here to purchase online at, or click here for an on-campus order form. Turn in your order to the main office or Ms. Nelson in room #A136 (in the library).
  • 2021 Yearbooks are on sale for $60 through Nov. 30. Click here to purchase online at, or click here for an on-campus order form. Turn in your order to the main office or Ms. Nelson in room #A136 (in the library).
  • ATTN: All students – it is important that you login and logout of Schoology on a daily basis for the school to track your attendance accurately. Don’t just close the app! (This may result in you getting counted absent.) Thanks for your help!
  • Check out Melissa ISD’s Social Media Awareness Toolkit. It is SO important for us all to be digitally aware and stay connected in these unprecedented times!

Upcoming Events

  • Tennis – Bi-District vs Ft. Worth Benbrook – Oct. 27 @ 1:00 p.m. @ High Point Tennis Center in Plano
  • Volleyball (V) – Bi-District vs Uplift Summit – Oct. 29 @ 7:00 p.m. @ Gainesville HS
  • Cross Country – District Meet – Oct. 29 @ Celina
  • Tennis – Area – Oct. 29-30
  • Football  (9th/JV) @ Terrell – Oct. 29 @ 5:00 p.m.
  • Football  (V) vs Terrell – Oct. 29 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Senior Portraits (on campus) – Nov. 3 – Click here to signup for a slot!
  • Picture Retakes – Nov. 10 – click here for more info
  • Canned Food Drive – Nov. 9-19 – sponsored by Interact
  • Blood Drive – Dec. 3 – sponsored by STUCO

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