Melrose High School

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    Golden Wildcats!!!
    We would like to wish Board Member Coleman a Happy Board Member Appreciation Week. We truly thank her for her commitment, heart-work and dedication to the Orange Mound Community and the students of Melrose High School! She is truly a phone call away and gives her all to the students, faculty and community. Thank you Joyce Dorse-Coleman for all that you do!
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    Golden Wildcats!
    We are sending a huge thank you and Happy School Resource Officers Day to MHS’s very own Officer Watts.
    Our School Resource Officer works tirelessly to protect and serve the students and faculty of Melrose High.
    We appreciate your hard work and dedication!
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  • Golden Wildcat Parents and Guardians!!
    Parents, please complete the Family Data Night Survey!  We value your feedback!
    Thank You
    PLC Coach Anthony
    Please complete this parent needs assessment which will help your child's counselor design appropriate and useful programs for our scholars. Click HERE to complete the survey!
    Thank you!
    Margaret Wickham & Maurice Burton
    Professional School Counselors, Melrose High School
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    Golden Wildcats‼️‼️‼️
    Calling all students and alumni, have you gotten your Melrose Gear? Want to get a customizable jacket? Did you miss the last opportunity? The company is coming back!
    Well, wait no further, jackets are available now! Visit for more information!
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  • Golden Wildcats!

    Please read The December Edition of The Golden Wildcat Gazette!  Click HERE for a printable version of the MHS January 2023 Newsletter. It includes important updates, upcoming events and so much more!

    September 2022 MHS Newsletter

    October 2022 MHS Newsletter

    November 2022 MHS Newsletter

    December 2022 MHS Newsletter

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Awards & Honors

  • Congratulations to all MHS Scholars who have earned Honors for the 1st Quarter. We are looking for many more to join this prestigious group for the 2nd quarter.  The students earned Principal's List (All A's no N's and U's) and Honor Roll (All A's and B's no N's and U's).  We would like to say job well done and keep up the good work! 

    Golden Wildcat Families please click HERE for a list of all scholars.

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Why Choose Melrose?

  • Melrose High- "The Home of the Golden Wildcats" sits in the heart of the 38114 community - a community rich in history and tradition, a place where academics and athletics collide. Melrose High School, a public high school located in Memphis, TN, is in the heart of Orange Mound. It serves a student population of 800 students in grades 9-12. 

    For many decades, Melrose has fervently educated the children of Orange Mound, producing well-rounded citizens like notable alumni Larry Finch, Chris Jones, Rochelle Stevens and many more. Melrose's steadfastness to teaching and learning coupled with athletics has yielded extraordinary minds who have gone on and will go on to make many achievements in their personal and professional lives as well as their local, national, and global communities.

    That Golden Wildcat Pride runs deep in the many students, educators, administrators, and alumni who call Melrose their school home. Join us and be part of our history!  

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