Senior High District Tournament Brackets! Go Katz!
Melbourne School District will run normal bus routes on Thursday, February 10, 2022 with the following exceptions. We will not run the gravel portions on the road between Knob Creek and Newburg or the gravel on Tate Road. Thank you.
Due to hazardous secondary gravel roads, Melbourne School District will run only paved roads on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. This will apply to the morning and afternoon bus routes. Thank You.
Good Afternoon, Melbourne School District will be in session on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at normal time. Busses will run only paved roads with the following exceptions. The bus will not run on Highway 9 to Mount Olive. The bus will also not run on Jumbo Road. Those roads still have ice on the roadway. Thank You.
HS Athletic Events for February 7-12, 2022
Good afternoon due to secondary road conditions Melbourne School District will be closed on Monday, February 7, 2022. Please complete AMI Day 5. Thank you.
Melbourne School District will be closed on Friday, February 4, 2022 due to inclement weather. Please complete AMI Day 4. Thank You!
Melbourne School District will dismiss at 2 PM on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 and will be closed Thursday February 3 due to inclement weather. Please complete AMI day 3. We will be sending home meals with all bus riders today, February 2 in the afternoon. Students will pick up their meals as they are boarding the school bus. Car riders at the high school and elementary may pick up meals at Melbourne Elementary between 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM today. Bearkatz Academy student meals for car riders may be picked up at Bearkatz Academy between 2:00 PM and 3:0 PM today. Parents who pick up students at the schools please call your respective school by 1:30 PM today so we can get a head count for those car riders who wish to pick up meals when they pick up their students. This includes all three campuses. Again pick up for the high school and elementary meals will be at the elementary lunchroom front door and Bearkatz academy will be at Bearkatz Academy and school will dismiss at 2 PM today Wednesday, February 2. We will continue to monitor the weather and will inform you of any additional updates for school closings. Thank You.
From the Office of Superintendent: Today, February 1, 2022 Governor Hutchinson held a press conference and shared the following announcement- As of Tuesday, February 1, 2022, Arkansas schools are no longer required to quarantine close contacts to COVID-19 positive cases. ONLY those who are positive for COVID-19 or who are symptomatic must quarantine. This means that students and/or staff who are not symptomatic may return to school on Wednesday, February 2, 2022. Contact tracing of COVID-19 cases will no longer be in place. This also means that Test to Stay will no longer be necessary. Quarantine guidelines for COVID positive cases will remain the same (5 days quarantine then 5 days of mask-wearing upon return). Masks remain optional for all other individuals. If you have any questions, you may still reach out to our Covid-19 Point of contact Nurse Emily Delgado at 870-291-0392. Thank you.
Homecoming Pep Rally Monday, January 31, 2022 9 AM. Homecoming is set for Monday night January 31. Games begin at 5 PM. Homecoming Presentation will be after the first game.
Melbourne School District will be in session on Friday, January 21, 2022 at regular time. Thank you!
Due to weather Melbourne School District will not be in school on Thursday, January 20, 2022. Please complete AMI Day 2. Thank you.
Good evening! Melbourne School District will be in session on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Please assist us in helping control the spread of Covid-19. If your student is experiencing symptoms of covid please do not send them to school. It is very important that your child not attend in-person school when he or she has signs and symptoms. Please call the school office and report for absentee purposes. Together we can limit the spread of this virus with everyone’s assistance. Thank You!
Homecoming and games on Saturday are postponed. We will get a new date out as soon as possible. Tonight’s games at Cedar Ridge are on as scheduled.
Melbourne School District will be closed for onsite learning Friday January 14 due to an excessive number of employee and student absences. Friday will be AMI day 1. Basketball games at Cedar Ridge are still scheduled and we will inform you if this changes. Monday, January 17 is a scheduled holiday on the calendar and at this time onsite learning will resume on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. If you would like a lunch meal for Friday, please call 870-368-4365 or 870-368-4345 by 9:30 AM on Friday January 14. Lunch may be picked up from 11:30 to 1 PM on Friday at Melbourne Elementary. Lunch could also be delivered please indicate your need when calling. Though some absences are COVID related due to isolation or quarantine many are stomach virus, seasonal flu, and other sickness. At this time Homecoming Festivities are still scheduled for Saturday, January 15, if it is deemed necessary to postpone the festivities we will inform you. This closure includes the elementary, high school, and Bearkatz Academy. Thank you for your support and understanding of our current situation.
Homecoming Week Dress Up Days Monday - Multiplicity Day Tuesday - Anything but a Backpack Day Wednesday - Fake Injury Day Thursday - Thrift Store Thursday Friday - Red, White & Blue Day Homecoming is Saturday, January 15, 2022.
Congratulations to the Bearkatz Chess team competing in their first tournament of the year and congratulations to Christopher Burris, the 1A-3A High School North Central Regional Chess Champ and MVP! Go Katz!
Melbourne School District will run complete bus routes this afternoon Friday January 7, 2022. Thank You!
Good Evening! Melbourne School District will be in session at the normal time on Friday, January 7, 2022. For precaution, bus routes are limited to paved roads only. Thank You.
Melbourne School District will dismiss school today January 6, 2022 at 2 PM. Early dismissal will allow Izard County road crews time to treat roads; MSD transportation department extra time to navigate bus routes; and will allow students and staff time to arrive home prior to temperatures dropping from the day’s high. The snow has ended and the winter weather advisory has expired. Officials believe the 2 PM dismissal will be optimal based on the current conditions. Thank You.