Cardinal Brief: Nov. 9-13


London Tegerdine

Junior Cord Cruce prepares to test his catapult in honors physics class.

The last Cardinal Update was Nov. 12, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. Check back daily for updates!

Cardinal Update

  • Congratulations to the boys cross country team for becoming regional champs on Nov. 10. Now on to state!
  • Congratulations to Anna Gressett and Connor Sale for advancing to the 4A UIL Congressional Debate State Meet in January by placing 2nd and 3rd at the UIL Regional Meet.  This is the first time MHS has qualified for the UIL State Congressional Debate Meet.
  • FCA is hosting a Thanksgiving Party this Friday, Nov. 13, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the Student Union. Bring your lunch and a friend for fellowship!
  • One case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at MHS. School will continue as normal. Click here to read the public notice.
  • Canned Food Drive sponsored by Interact kicks off this week, Nov. 9-19. Bring your cans to your 3rd period teacher. The winning class receives a pizza party! Click here for more info.
  • Cakes for Kindness: Kindness Week is next week and during lunches STUCO will be selling mini bundt cakes for $5 starting Tues., Nov. 10. Click here to view a video from Pres. Kadyn King and learn more. See the graphic on this page for dress-up days next week.
  • Prom Meeting – Nov. 13 @ 1:00 p.m. Click here for more info.
  • Good luck to Varsity Football as they play Dallas Carter for bi-district Nov. 13 @ 7:30 p.m. here in Cardinal Stadium. Tickets go on sale Wednesday @ 6:00 p.m.
  • Good luck to Robotics as they compete virtually this week Nov. 10-14.  Click here to view Team #92’s site.
  • Spring Dual Credit registration is now open. Current dual credit students need to check their MHS email for registration information. The deadline to register is Dec. 2, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. Please see your counselor if you have any questions.
  • 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).
  • Love to play cornhole? Compete in Melissa Education Foundation’s first tournament on Nov. 14. Click here to visit their website and register or learn more.

Upcoming Events

  • FCA Thanksgiving Lunch – Nov. 13 @ noon in the Student Union
  • Prom meeting – Nov. 13 @ 1:00 p.m.
  • VB Basketball @ Paris – Nov. 13 @ 5:00 p.m.
  • JV/VG Basketball vs McKinney North – Nov. 13 @ 5:00 p.m.
  • Football (V)Bi-District Playoffs vs. Dallas Carter – Nov. 13 @ 7:30 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
  • JV/VG Basketball vs Frisco Heritage – Nov. 14 @ 11:00 a.m.
  • MEF Cornhole Tournament – Nov. 14
  • Marching band competition – Nov. 14 @ Celina
  • Twin Day – Monday, Nov. 16
  • Country vs Country Club Day – Tuesday, Nov. 17
  • Space Day – Wednesday, Nov. 18
  • UIL regional marching band contest – Nov. 18
  • Superhero Day – Thursday, Nov. 19
  • Blood Drive – Dec. 3 – sponsored by STUCO – Click for more info.














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