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Cardinal Connection

Junior Isaiah James performs Never Had a Friend Like Me from Aladdin at Melissa Theatres Cardinal Cabaret on Feb. 1.

Cardinal Brief: Feb. 7 – 11

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 2, 2022
Medical Assisting students in Nurse Venners CTE class practice taking each others temperatures.

Cardinal Brief: Jan. 31 – Feb.4

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 28, 2022
The juniors compete in the bobsled Olympic event on Jan. 14 in hopes to earn Cardinal Spirit Challenge points.

Cardinal Brief: Jan. 24-28

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 21, 2022
Lead actor Kolby Schulz, sophomore, and Jayden Graves, junior, portray George and Howard in Melissa Theatres rendition of Moon Over Buffalo. The performances run Jan. 13-15 at 7 p.m. each night in the Melissa Arts Center (MAC).

Cardinal Brief: Jan. 17-21

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 14, 2022
The high school girls chorus performs at the annual winter concert on Dec. 9.

Cardinal Brief: Jan. 10-14

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 7, 2022
Senior point guard Kerry Alexander (2) takes it to the hoop during a game against North Lamar on Dec. 14. The Cardinals won over the Panthers, 49-36, to improve their record to 11-4.

Cardinal Brief: Dec. 20 – Jan. 7

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 17, 2021
Junior Vanessa Nnabuike wins her dual with a pin against a Carrollton Ranchview opponent on Dec. 8.

Cardinal Brief: Dec. 13-17

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 10, 2021
Melissas Ashton Mitchell-Johnson (12) leads the Cardinals onto the field before the regional playoff game against La Vega High School from Waco at McKinney ISD Stadium. The Cardinals won the game 41-14 to advance in the playoffs. They face undefeated Stephenville on Friday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. at Pennington Field in Bedford.

Cardinal Brief: Dec. 6-10

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 3, 2021
Jimmy Winter (played by senior Logan Lowery) is surrounded by chorus girls during one of Melissa Theatres performances of Nice Work If You Can Get It.

Cardinal Brief: Nov. 22 – Dec. 3

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 19, 2021
The band performs a showcase for the community on Monday, Nov. 8, before heading to San Antonio to compete in the UIL 4A State Marching Contest. The band finished in 3rd place overall at the competition held in the Alamodome on Wednesday, Nov. 10.

Cardinal Brief: Nov. 15-19

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 12, 2021
Students color graphs in Ms. Simeons 2nd period Honors Chemistry class.

Cardinal Brief: Nov. 8-12

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 5, 2021
Seniors Ashton Mitchell-Johnson and Mattie McGrady were crowned the 2021 Homecoming King & Queen on Oct. 22.

Cardinal Brief: Nov. 1-5

Abbie Chaloupka, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 29, 2021

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