Merritt Academy Latest News

Latest News

June

  • 4-7- Scholastic BOGO Book Fair 12:00-4:00
  • 7- Donuts with Dudes
  • 8- RTC Reward Beach Day
  • 12- Last day of School Supper Happy Fun Day and Picnic Dismissal 1:00 

1. NO Marching Band Meeting Today

Hello Parents/Guardians,

There is not a marching band meeting after school today. In lieu of a meeting, the students were given a general information letter and agreement form on Monday which is to be turned in to Mr. Kimsey with the $25 participation fee by Tuesday, June 12th.

June

  • 1-Senior Graduation @ 6:00
  • 4-7- Scholastic BOGO Book Fair 12:00-4:00
  • 6- Donuts with Dudes
  • 12- Last day of School Supper Happy Fun Day and Picnic Dismissal 1:00

1. Donuts with Dudes

Donuts with Dudes!

What is it: In celebration of Father's Day Merritt Academy invites all Preschool-5th Grade students to bring a special someone in to enjoy a free breakfast!

When is it: Thursday, June 7th from 7:00am-7:30am.

Where is it: High School Cafeteria

What will be served: Free donuts and juice

Hope to see you there!

May 

  • 30- Preschool Graduation
  • 31- Extra Dress Down Day
  • 31- Academic Night
  • 31- DARE Graduation

June

  • 1-Senior Graduation @ 6:00
  • 4-7- Scholastic BOGO Book Fair
  • 12- Last day of School Supper Happy Fun Day and Picnic Dismissal 1:00 

1. Merritt Academy Safety Update

We continue to up our school safety preparedness through these activities:

  1. Strategic staff in place at arrival and dismissal
  2. Continued drill practices
  3. 3m window film covering (Bullet and crack proof glass that will be getting put on all doors in our high school)
  4. New doors for most main entrances on campus
  5. Alice training (All staff will be trained this summer and our school safety plan will be revised to match what is taught to our teachers)
  6. Alternative locks put on all classroom doors beyond regular lock (In process of happening)
  7. K-9 dog visited our campus
  8. Ok 2 Say Assemblies held for K-12th grades at the beginning of May

11th Grade SVSU Trip

This past trimester the Junior Class went on a field trip to Saginaw Valley State University. Students were given an extensive tour of the campus, including classrooms, dorms, and various buildings and libraries. They learned about the admission process, scholarships and financial aid, and different aspects about life on campus.

Saginaw Valley State University offers Merritt Academy students an exclusive scholarship every year worth approximately $32,000. Six of our Class of 2018 graduating seniors at Merritt Academy were eligible to receive this scholarship from SVSU this year.

Dual Enrollment

High School students interested in taking Dual Enrollment classes at Macomb Community College in the Fall 2018 need to see Mr. Witkowski for and application. The deadline for this application is June 3rd.

May

  • 23- Noodles and Company Fundraiser 4:00-9:00
  • 24- Robotics Assembly
  • 25-28- No School Memorial Break
  • 30- Preschool Graduation
  • 31- Academic Night
  • 31- DARE Graduation

June

  • 1-Senior Graduation @ 6:00
  • 4-7- Scholastic BOGO Book Fair
  • 12- Last day of School Supper Happy Fun Day and Picnic Dismissal 1:00

1. Last Day of School June 12th Information

The last day for the 2017-2018 school year is on Tuesday, June 12th. This will be a 1:00 dismissal! The students will be involved with different activities depending on grade level: Super Happy Fun Day, picnic, field day, yearbook signings, and much more will be occurring on this day at Merritt. Please note the new dismissal time and make arrangements for your child to be picked up at this time.

May

  • 16- Tiger's Game
  • 17- Senior Parade
  • 17- HS Band Concert
  • 18 & 19- Band @ Cedar Point
  • 19- Bowling Fundraiser
  • 24- Robotics Assembly
  • 25-28- No School Memorial Break
  • 30- Preschool Graduation
  • 31- Academic Night
  • 31- DARE Graduation

May

  • 4- Kindergarten Round Up
  • 5- MS and HS MSBOA State Festival
  • 16- Tiger's Game
  • 17- Senior Parade
  • 17- HS Band Concert
  • 18 & 19- Band @ Cedar Point
  • 19- Bowling Fundraiser
  • 25-28- No School Memorial Break
  • 30- Preschool Graduation
  • 31- Academic Night
  • ** June 1st is Senior Commencement @ 6:00

April

30- Autism Awareness Dress Down Day Wear Blue

May

  • 1-OK TO SAY Assemblies
  • 4- Kindergarten Round Up
  • 16- Tiger's Game
  • 17- Senior Parade
  • 17- HS Band Concert
  • 18 & 19- Band @ Cedar Point
  • 19- Bowling Fundraiser
  • 25-28- No School Memorial Break
  • 30- Preschool Graduation
  • 31- Academic Night

** June 1st is Senior Commencement @ 6:00

April

  • 19- Kindergarten Parent Meeting @ 6 PM
  • 20- Early Release @ 1:45
  • 21- High School Prom
  • 26- School Board Meeting 8:00 AM
  • 30- Autism Awareness Dress Down Day Wear Blue

May

  • 1-OK TO SAY Assemblies
  • 4- Kindergarten Round Up
  • 16- Tiger's Game
  • 17- Senior Parade
  • 17- HS Band Concert
  • 18 & 19- Band @ Cedar Point
  • 19- Bowling Fundraiser
  • 25-28- No School Memorial Break
  • 30- Preschool Graduation
  • 31- Academic Night
  • ** June 1st is Senior Commencement @ 6:00

April

  • 19- Kindergarten Parent Meeting @ 6 PM
  • 20- Early Release @ 1:45
  • 21- High School Prom
  • 26- School Board Meeting 8:00 AM
  • 30- Autism Awareness Dress Down Day Wear Blue

May

  • 1-OK TO SAY Assemblies
  • 4- Kindergarten Round Up
  • 16- Tiger's Game
  • 17- Senior Parade
  • 17- HS Band Concert
  • 18 & 19- Band @ Cedar Point
  • 25-28- No School Memorial Break

29- Dress Down/No popcorn

29- End of Month reading activities- Camp Out and Round Robin

29- Rep. Yaroch reads to 9:00-9:30 grades 3-5 & 9:30-10:00 grades K-2

29- Juniors to SVSU

30- Spring Break Begins 

1. Robotics News-

The first competition is at Troy Athens high school this Friday and Saturday, 3/30-3/31. Friday, the matches are from 11am to 8pm and you can come at any time, as we compete throughout the day. Saturday, matches are from 9:30am to 5pm. Our second competition is next weekend, 4/6-4/7 at Marysville high school. The times for the corresponding days are the same as Troy. 

Please consider coming out to watch Merritt Academy's Robotics Team as they have put a lot of work into this and we are very excited about this talented group of students showing off their robot they have been working so hard on! 

March

29- End of Month reading activities- Camp Out and Round Robin Literacy Activities

29- Rep. Yaroch reads to 9:00-9:30 grades 3-5 & 9:30-10:00 grades K-2

29- Juniors to SVSU

30- Spring Break Begins 

1. Last Prospective Parent Meeting is TOMORROW/ Merritt Parent Incentive

Attached to this e mail blast are two fliers. One is an advertising flier that has open house dates for preschool-12th grade prospective families:

March 24th from 10:00-12:00

The other flier is a Merritt Family Incentive flier that details what your family can get if you recommend another family to Merritt for the 2018-2019 school year. We have found that word of mouth from all of our families is our best advertising and we want to reward you for that!

March

13- Blood Drive @ Merritt Academy 1:00-7:00

13- Open Enrollment Parent Meeting for Prospective Families

13-16- Scholastic Book Fair

14- Buffalo Wild Wings Family Night Fundraiser 5:00-9:00

15- Elementary Music in the Classroom Showcase 6:00 ( For D' Agostin, Billings, Castillo, King, Makowski, and Patton)

21- Athletic Banquet

1. Scholastic Book Fair Starts Today!

The book fair will run March 13-16 from 12:00-4:00 each day. Please feel free to come over to the book fair after school with your child as it is open until 4:00 each day. Each class will have an opportunity to shop at the book fair. We are in need of volunteers to help set up the fair on Monday the 12th and during the book fair hours itself.