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Merritt News 12-02-2019


  • 5- Technology Dress Down Day
  • 12- K-5 Christmas Concert 6:00
  • 13- Progress Reports Sent Home
  • 17- MS and HS Music Concert 6:00
  • 17-19- Elf Shelf
  • 19- Board Meeting 8:00
  • 19- Preschool Cookies with Santa
  • 20- Breakfast with Santa 7:00

1.Merritt Artwork For Sale

Please read the attached flier about how you can purchase the awesome artwork put together by our elementary students!

2. Paid Technology Dress Down Day

This Thursday, December 5th we will be having a dress down fundraiser. All money raised will go towards the purchase of new and exciting equipment for the computer lab! Please consider helping Mrs. Monnier to raise funds by dressing down with a minimum donation of $1. 

3. Part time Bus Assistant Needed

Merritt Academy is looking for a part time bus assistant for the remainder of the school year. This job consists of working 4 hours total from 6:30-8:30 and then in the afternoon 3:00-5:00. The main responsibility of this person is to help keep the students safe while riding the bus by making sure they are following basic safety rules. This job pays $10.00 an hour. Please contact Mr. Seiferlein if you are interested in this position by e mailing him at:

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4. Five Below Christmas Shopping Fundraiser

From December 15th- December 21st Five Below in Chesterfield will give back 10% of purchases to Merritt Academy. Simply bring in the attached flyer.

5. Upcoming Music Concerts

On December 12th the K-5 students will be holding their music extravaganza (please see attached flyer) and on December 17th the middle and high school will have their holiday concert. Both music presentations begin at 6:00 p.m.

6. Giving Tree, NHS Food Drive, and Soles for Souls Campaigns

In this season of giving Merritt Academy has caught the holiday spirit and we hope you can help us out with one of the following campaigns. Attached are fliers with all the information about the Giving Tree and NHS Food Drive and how you can help someone in need this holiday season. We are also coordinating with the River of God Church in Romeo and holding a shoe drive. Read below for more information. We know it's a lot that seems to be going on right now, but tis the seasonJ 

7. Soles for Souls

The River of God Church in Romeo with the help of Merritt Academy will be having a used Shoe Drive to help touch the world by collecting unwanted and used shoes. These donations of shoes will help put shoes on the feet of those that need or have none. Do you have any shoes that you would like to donate? Please bring in your donated shoes between December 4th-December 6th into the main office. Please, if possible, rubber band the shoes that you are donating together.

8. Cards for a Cause Fundraiser

Want to help families in need this holiday season? Please help raise money for the Merritt Academy Giving Tree by participating in the Cards for a Cause Fundraiser going on now through Monday, December 2nd. Whichever class sells the most card boxes will earn a pizza and movie extravaganza! *For middle school this will be your 2nd hour class. *For high school students this will be your grade level.

Some Important information you need to know:

*These are updated boxes compared to last year with new cards.

*Boxes cost $30 - Which includes 30 cards/envelopes. So that's only $1 per card!

*Order forms are due Today!

*Cards will be delivered to Merritt by December 16th at the latest.

Please look at the attachments for more information and ordering form.