Cardinal Brief: March 22-26


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North’s Jackson Flores and Melissa’s Dylan Herrin in their 145 pound contest during a match between McKinney North and Melissa High School on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Princeton High School.

The last Cardinal Update was March 25, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Check back daily for updates!

Cardinal Update

  • Girls Varsity Wrestling hosted their district duel last night with all varsity wrestlers winning their matches against Gunter and Anna. Senior Captain Ashley Vasquez won by pin easily in the first round, against both opponents, which brings her overall record to 11-2. Sammy Brown also won both matches by pin bringing her overall record to 12-4. Vanessa won by forfeit and pin last night, which brings her overall record to 8-3. Great job, ladies!
  • Last night Boys Varsity Wrestling also had a home meet against Gunter and Wylie East. They went 1-1 on the night, going down to the wire with Wylie East and losing 34-36 before beating Gunter 57-6. Seniors Ethan Weimer, Dylan Herrin, Isaiah Hogan, Jay Ndanzia, and Bryson Zufelt all went 2-0 on the night. Zufelt remains undefeated this season. Their  next action will be this Saturday morning at Frisco High School. Come out and support!
  • Congratulations to our Cardinals of the Week! Senior Dominic Sepulveda is our student of the week, and Ms. Hoilman is our teacher of the week. Click here to read more.
  • Congratulations to One Act Play for becoming bi-district champs! They will now advance to regionals. More info to follow.
  • Congratulations to the varsity girls soccer team for earning the title of district champs! They will play Athens for bi-district on Thursday @ 6 p.m. at Mesquite Memorial Stadium. Click here for tickets and other important info.
  • Congratulations to the varsity boys soccer team for advancing to the bi-district playoffs! They will face Terrell on Friday @ 8 p.m. in Greenville. Click here for tickets and other important info.
  • Class schedules for the 2021-22 school year are now available through the Student Portal. Click here for more info.
  • Juniors: The applications for Camp RYLA have arrived!  If you want to be considered for this incredible leadership opportunity, please see Ms. Stover in Room A210 for an application, which are due Fri., March 26. Only three juniors will be selected to attend Camp RYLA in early August. Aren’t sure what exactly Camp RYLA is about?  Check out their videos at
  • Seniors: The Melissa Education Foundation scholarship application is now open and the deadline to apply is March 26.
  • Seniors: Caps and gowns will be delivered March 30 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. near the Student Union.
  • Prom will be held this year with a Great Gatsby theme. Tickets will go on sale March 30. Click here for more info. 
  • Seniors: We want to celebrate your future plans! Email your counselor a photo of you and your acceptance letter in order to be featured on the #Accepted Wall.

Upcoming Events

  • VG Soccer Bi-District Playoffs vs Athens @ Mesquite Memorial Stadium – March 25 @ 6 p.m.
  • V Tennis@ Waco Robinson Tourn. – March 26 @ 8 a.m.
  • District Academic UIL – March 26
  • Track @ Paris – March 26 @ 1 p.m.
  • JV Wrestling @ Anna – March 26 @ 5 p.m.
  • JV/V Baseball @  Van Alstyne – March 26 @ 5 p.m.
  • JV/V Softball @ Van Alstyne – March 26 @ 5 p.m.
  • VB Soccer Bi-District Playoffs vs Terrell @ Greenville – March 26 @ 8 p.m.
  • VG/B Wrestling @ Frisco – March 27 @ 9 a.m.
  • Bad Weather Makeup Days – March 29 & May 27
  • Good Friday School Holiday – April 2
  • SAT School Day – April 13
  • Blood Drive – April 14 – seniors need 3 donations to earn a cord for graduation
  • Letter Jacket Fittings – April 16 @ 10 a.m. to noon – Student Union
  • Letter Jacket Fittings – April 23 @ 10 a.m. to noon – Student Union
  • Prom – April 24
  • Graduation – May 27 @ 8 p.m. – Allen Events Center

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