The Banner-News

Brianne Finnell
Brianne Finnell, junior, is Editor-in-Chief for the Banner-News. This is her second year on the staff. In fact, she served as the photo editor for the Banner-News last year, and in middle school, she was editor in chief for the MMS Times. Brianne covers any activities going on around the school by taking pictures, but she enjoys documenting sports and student life. Aside from taking pictures and writing articles in the news room, Brianne can also be seen organizing events as Historian for the National Honor Society. Brianne is also Drum Major and a clarinet enthusiast in the Mighty Cardinal Band and can be found in the band hall during her free time. When Brianne graduates, she plans on going to college and majoring in music education.

Brianne Finnell, Editor in Chief

May 28, 2020
Speech, debate students to compete nationally via Zoom (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
Melissa Theatre’s ‘Urinetown’ receives three DSM nominations (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
Melissa Theatre sweeps district with ‘Arabian Nights’ (Media)
Apr 14, 2020
Community honors class of 2020 through ‘Adopt a Senior’ page (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Winter Guard wows crowd in San Antonio (Media)
Feb 07, 2020
NHS inducts over 52 new members (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
Mariachi Cardenales makes musical history (Media)
Jan 22, 2020
Three students qualify for all-state band (Story)
Jan 14, 2020
Lady Cards receive number of All-District Awards (Media)
Dec 13, 2019
Record number of students selected for All-Region Band (Story)
Dec 11, 2019
Environmental Awareness Club collects items for homeless (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Melissa Theater’s ‘Urinetown’ musical review (Media)
Nov 21, 2019
Marching rivals take field as one for special halftime performance (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Mariachi Cardinales holds first performance at elementary reading festival, more to come (Story/Media)
Nov 15, 2019
Vision 2020 brings light to phase 2 expansion (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Red Ribbon Week: Students celebrate through costume (Story)
Oct 22, 2019
Lady Cards sweep Anna Coyotes 3-0 (Story)
Oct 20, 2019
Cast of ‘Urinetown’ to perform six shows in November (Media)
Sep 23, 2019
PSAT: Sign up now (Story)
May 08, 2019
Drum line drums up success with ‘Forest of Light’ (Media)
Mar 01, 2019
Government shutdown victim subs as last resort (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Love yourself year-round with life balances (Story/Media)
Feb 04, 2019
Nally positioned as head football coach, Stinton remains as athletic director (Media)
Jan 19, 2019
New teachers and administrators join staff (Media)
Nov 20, 2018
Melissa High student plays Taps to honor fallen veterans at elementary school (Media)
Nov 26, 2018
Volleyball makes history at state semi-finals (Story/Media)
Nov 10, 2018
Photo gallery: First volleyball playoff game (Story/Media)
Oct 11, 2018
Band blows away expectations in Showcase (Story)
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