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Merritt News 10/11/2017

Upcoming Activities/Events:

October-  Bully Prevention Month

11- PSAT for 11th grade

11 & 12- Vision Testing (grades 1,2,4,6,8)

12 & 13 Conferences (3:30-6:30)

23-27 Book Fair

26- Board Meeting 8:00

27- Trunk or Treat 6:00-7:30

31-  Pre K-5th grade Halloween Parade 

November-

1,2,3-  Wintergaurd Auditions 6:00-8:30

2-  MS and HS Fall Concert 6:00

7-  School Dentist

7- Picture Retakes

11- TRG Color Run @ Belle Isle 10:00-3:00

16- Board Meeting 8:00

17- Tastefest

21- Trimester 1 ends

22-26 Thanksgiving Break 

1. Parent Survey at Parent/Teacher Conferences-

During conferences please report to the cafeteria to fill out a short parent survey and have your family's name entered in a drawing to win $100 Staples gift cards and FREE Merritt apparel for your whole family!"  This is an important survey for Merritt to get your feedback. We want to ensure we are giving your family the best experience possible! 

2.   Save the Date!  Tastefest November 17th 5:00-8:00 

3.   Trunk Or Treat-  October 27 6:00-7:30

Please see the attached flier for all the Trunk or Treat Details

4.   Early Release-

There will be an early release day next Wednesday, October 18th at 2:00.  Please make arrangements for you child to get picked up at this time.  There will be an early release bus schedule handed out before this early release day. 

5.   TRG Color Run- 

The Romine Group is hosting a Color Run on Bell Isle on Saturday, November 11th from 10:00-3:00.  Please read the attached fliers for more information on this exciting event!  We already have a few staff members that have committed to participating in this and we hope to see some Merritt families participate in this as well!   

6.   Parent Teacher Conferences October 12th and 13th

Parent/teacher conferences will be October 12th and 13th from 3:30-6:30 p.m.    K-5 teachers will be posting a sign-up sheet outside of their classrooms before school on Friday September 29th.    Please make sure to come in and sign up for a conference time.

For students in 6th-12th grades conferences are on a walk-in first come basis.  Progress reports for students in 6th-12th grades can be picked up in the main office located in the high school.

Parent/teacher conferences are an important time to discuss your child's progress so far this trimester.  It is important that you make sure you are on time for your conference.  Each parent is scheduled for 15 minutes.    Please keep this is mind when you are conferencing with the teacher.

7.    Scholastic Book Fair-

Merritt Academy's Book Fair will be October 23-27.  A schedule will be released next week letting you know when the fair will be open the week of the fair!  There will be times available for you to come up after school to go to the fair with your child. 

8.  Attention K- 5 Game Club Members

Due to conferences being held this Thursday, October 12, the Throw Back Thursday Game Club will be cancelled for this week.  To make up for this cancelled date, we will extend the club to the first Thursday in November. 

The remaining sessions for this club are as follows...

-Thursday, October 19

-Thursday, October 26

-Thursday, November 2

Please direct any questions you may have to Mrs. Billings or Mrs. King.  Thank you!

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