Merritt Academy Latest News

Merritt News 10-02-2018

OCTOBER

1-3- 7th Grade Camp

3- Count Day

4- Picture Day

5- Dress Down, No popcorn

6- TRG Color Run

10-12- Washington D.C. Trip

10-11- Parent/Teacher Conferences

11- Merritt Academy Tastefest

12- No School

27- Trunk or Treat

1. Count Day Counts!!- Casual Day Tomorrow!

In an effort to get as many students to attend school as possible for count day we are announcing a causal day to the students today. Students can dress down out of uniform free of charge. It is very important that each student attends school tomorrow October 3rd as funding for each school is determined by the number of students that are in attendance tomorrow. Please make every effort to get your child(ren) to school.

2. Parent/Teacher Conferences Oct. 10th & 11th

Parent Teacher Conferences are October 10th and 11th from 3:30-6:30. Letters went out last week. Elementary parents please sign up for a time outside of your child's classroom. For Middle and High School there is no need to sign up for a time as conferences for these are first come, first serve. Please contact the office if you have any further questions about these nights.

3. Picture Day-

Picture Day is this Thursday October 4th. Picture packages were sent home a couple of weeks ago. We have some extra in the main office if you need to fill out one for your son or daughter. Students are expected to be in full uniform.

4. Taste of Merritt- October 11 5:00-8:00

Come join us for a night of great food and fundraising for the school. RSVP with the attached flier to get a great deal on tickets and a chance to win free dress down days. At the event we will also have a few items to raffle off.

5. Merritt Academy Band Achatz Pie Fundraiser

Please support the Merritt Academy Band Program in our annual Achatz Pie Fundraiser. The Fundraiser begins Monday, October 1st and will continue through Tuesday, October 16th. Pies will be delivered in time for the holiday season.

We have proudly teamed up with 3 veterans charity organizations to allow you to purchase Pies for Veterans. So if you don't want a pie for yourself, buy a pie for a Vet! Each pie will contain a card thanking a Vet for their service. All proceeds will go directly to funding The Merritt Academy Music Program.

Please feel free to contact Mr. Kimsey with any questions regarding this event.

6. TRG Color Run This Saturday!!!

The 2nd annual TRG Schools Awesome Color Run welcomes Merritt Families to come take part in a day of exciting and memorable fun!! Come join us and run, walk, dance, or jog your way through beautiful Belle Isle while raising funds for your school and St. Jude's Hospital. More information and how to register for this event is attached to this e mail blast!

7. Trunk or Treat/Boo Grams-

This years Trunk or Treat date is set. It is Saturday, October 27 from 2:00-4:00. More information about Trunk or Treat/Boo Grams is attached to this e mail blast.