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Merritt News 11/14/2017

15- All School Dress Down Day $1.00 Music
16- Board Meeting 8:00
17- Tastefest 5:00-8:00
17- 8th grade/High School Exams
17- Popcorn .50 and Casual Friday
20- 8th grade/High School Exams
20- Trimester 1 ends
20- Casual Day
21- School Not in Session- Building Maintenance
22-26- Thanksgiving Break

1. No School Tuesday, November 21, 2017-
School will not be in session on 11-21-17 due to building maintenance that must be performed while the students are not on campus. This means Thanksgiving Break will run from November 21-24. We will be back in session on November 27th.

2. Music Dress Down and Tree Lighting Ceremony
Merritt Academy Bands Dress Down Day - $1.00 Wednesday, November 15th

The Merritt Academy Bands have commissioned award-winning American composer, arranger, musician, and current director of band publications at Hal Leonard Music Publishing Michael Sweeney to compose a piece of music for the Merritt Academy Bands. The music will be premiered at our Spring Concert on Thursday, May 17, 2018. All the funds raised from the four Merritt Band dress down days will go directly toward this event.

Thank you all in advance for participating!

New Haven Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Members of the Merritt Academy Bands will be performing at the New Haven Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 25th @ 6pm on the Grounds of the New Haven Post Office. Please come out and support our community!

3. Tastefest November 17th 5:00-8:00

Please join us for one of Merritt Academy's biggest events. Taste of Merritt is returning Friday, November 17, 2017. See attached flier for more details and to pre order your tickets. This is Merritt's most successful and biggest fundraiser and all the $$$ raised will be going directly back into the classrooms to benefit our students!

4. School Raffle-
Attached is the flier and tickets for the fall raffle Merritt is running in conjunction with Tastefest. Merritt Academy is trying to raise funds for hands on learning. In order to make this happen, we are having a Raffle Fundraiser. On the back you will find a list of prizes that YOU could win.
We will be selling tickets from November 10th -November 17th. You will also have an opportunity to buy tickets and see the items at the Taste of Merritt Fundraiser, Friday, November 17 from 5pm-8pm (ticket sales stop at 7pm).
On Friday, November 17th, we will hold a drawing in the gym during Tastefest at 7:15pm to announce the winners. We will repeat the winners Monday, November 20th at 7:55 on morning announcements too. You do not need to be present to win. We will contact you to come receive your prize if you won.

5. Merritt Athletics-

1st Team- Sierra Gordon
2nd Team- Mya Landis
Hon Mention- Jessica Walkowski

1st Team Defense- Davon Deshazo
1st Team Defense- Manny McBride
1st Team Defense- Aiden Smith
2nd Team Offense- Davon Deshazo
2nd Team Offense- Manny McBride
2nd Team Offense- Aiden Smith

1st Team- Davon Deshazo (DB)
2nd Team- Manny McBride (LB)
Hon Mention- Manny McBride (RB)
Hon Mention- Aiden Smith (Line)

Football- Lucas Stolz, Jeremiah Braden, Davon Deshazo, Aiden Smith
Volleyball- Sierra Gordon, Jessica Walkowski

Winter Sports Tryouts have begun for some teams, check the website for details

6. Order your Merritt Apparel on line-

Go to to order your Merritt Spirit Wear!