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Merritt News 10-17-2019

October 

  • 18- Popcorn
  • 22-24- Scholastic Book Fair
  • 24- School Board Meeting 9:00 a.m.
  • 25- Trunk or Treat/Fall Festival
  • 25- Blood Drive 1:00
  • 29- MS and HS Fall Music Concerts
  • 31- K-5 Halloween Parade 2:15

November

  • 1- No School
  • 6- Home District Girls' Varsity Volleyball 5:00
  • 7- Taste of Merritt Tastefest 

1. Music Tidbits From Mr. Kimsey

Please support our Meritt Mustang musicians at the Middle School/High School Fall Band Concert on Tuesday, October 29th @ 6pm

Please support the Merritt Academy Bands in their Achatz Pie Fundraiser which runs through Wednesday, October 23rd. Please see a band student or Mr. Kimsey to place an order. The pies wil be delivered and ready for pick up on Monday, November 11th at 3pm in the high school band room, just in time for the Holidays!!! 

2. Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat

Please read through the attached flier that has all the details for Merritt Academy's fall festival and trunk or treat event that is on October 25th from 6:30-8:00. This event is our Pre School through fifth grade students and not just for Merritt students. Invite your neighbor 

3. Scholastic Book Fair

Next Week is our Scholastic Book Fair which runs from October 22nd to October 24th. Each of these days the book fair will be open after school until 4:00 if parents are interested in going with their child to purchase books. The schedule for next week is as follows:

Tuesday- Each student in pre k through 5th grade will be allowed to go into the book fair for a preview day.

Wednesday- Students will be able to purchase books on this day.

Thursday- Students will be able to purchase books on this day.

Your child's teacher will be able to let you know which day, Wednesday or Thursday, that they will be able to buy books so you know which day to send money in. Thanks and let us know if you have any questions!

4. Veteran's Day Information

The National Honor Society at Merritt Academy is preparing a Veterans' Day program to recognize the contributions that veterans have made to our country. The entire school will be attending this ceremony which will be held on Monday November 11, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the gymnasium with a reception to follow for attending guests.

We wish to extend a special invitation to the members of the military and veterans who are family members of our students. Any aunts, uncles, grandparents, parents, neighbors, and/ or family friends of Merritt Academy students that are currently a member of our armed forces or veterans are encouraged to attend this assembly for a time of recognition and celebration.

If you wish to bring a guest, veteran or current service member, please complete the registration form using this link https://forms.gle/HKGNqtah2ERu4oxp7 by Thursday October 31, 2019. We are also asking for a photograph of your special guest in uniform so we can create a slide show. If we do not have this information and photograph by this date, they will not be included in this special presentation. Service members whose information is not turned in are still welcome to attend, but they will not be featured in our program. The photograph can be an actual photograph or an electronic copy. Please email electronic photos to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please include the name of your guest in the subject box.

Special guests are welcome to wear their uniform to the program. Parents are also welcome to attend. 

5. Yearbook Cover Contest!

If your student is in 3rd- 8th grade please read the attached flyer to find out what they need to do to for a free yearbook and other prizes!

6. Blood Drive

Please read the attached flier about our Merritt Academy Blood Drive that is next Friday the 25th from 1:00-7:00.