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Junior Owen Hollenbeck squats 700 lbs at the Community High School powerlifting meet on Feb. 16. Hollenbeck won first place in his weight class lifting a total of 1,685 lbs.

Cardinal Brief: Feb. 26-March 1

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2024
Students in Mrs. Slentzs physics classes build newspaper chairs on Jan. 26. Each group had to test their chair to see if it could hold a person sitting on it for five minutes.

Cardinal Brief: Feb. 19-23

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
February 16, 2024
Senior Jordy Vasquez dribbles the ball down the field in the home match against Greenville on Feb. 2.

Cardinal Brief: Feb. 12-16

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
February 9, 2024
The Lady Cardinal Powerlifting Team competes at the Prosper meet on Feb. 1.

Cardinal Brief: Feb. 5 – 9

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
February 2, 2024
The cast of Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical closes their performance. Melissa Theatre is hosting four shows total, Jan. 25, 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. with a matinee also at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The Cardinal Jazz Band is providing live music via a remote orchestra pit. Visit www.melissaisd.org/melissatheatre for tickets.

Cardinal Brief: Jan. 29 – Feb. 2

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
January 26, 2024
Senior Mercer Ashley dominates his Lovejoy opponent on the mat, 17-3, in a dual on Jan. 18. Overall, the Cardinals defeated the Leopards 55-18.

Cardinal Brief: Jan. 22-26

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
January 19, 2024
The cheerleaders perform their competition material at the pep rally on Nov. 2, 2023. The MHS Competitive Cheer Team finished in 6th place (out of 64 teams) in class 5A at the UIL Spirit State Championships held in Fort Worth on Jan. 5-6.

Cardinal Brief: Jan. 15-19

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
January 12, 2024
Students get back to learning after the winter break in new classrooms. The second floor of the four-story expansion opened on Jan. 3 for classes previously housed in portable buildings.

Cardinal Brief: Jan. 8-12

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
January 5, 2024
Cardinal Brief: Dec. 18 - Jan. 5

Cardinal Brief: Dec. 18 – Jan. 5

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
December 15, 2023
Melissa Theatre performs Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. for the elementary campuses on Dec. 8. They will have two public performances, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 9 at 5 p.m.

Cardinal Brief: Dec. 11-15

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
December 8, 2023
Junior Kennedy Stout (23) takes it to the hoop in a home match against Celina on Nov. 21. The Lady Cardinals won the game 55-48.

Cardinal Brief: Dec. 4-8

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
December 1, 2023
Sophomore Anthony Thornton (4) drives the ball down the court in a home game against Paris on Nov. 10.  The Cardinals lost the game 34-32.

Cardinal Brief: Nov. 27 – Dec. 1

Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
November 17, 2023

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