Merrill will hold our Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences on Monday, October 10th from 3:15-7pm and again on Thursday, October 13th from 3:15-7pm. Parents need only attend one evening but are welcome to come on both evenings if you do not get the opportunity to meet with all your student’s teacher in one evening. There is no … Read more »
As the culminating event for their measuring unit, more than 200 6th graders designed and raced gourd-karts outside on the parking lot at Merrill Middle School. The annual race started five years ago and was designed by the Merrill’s science teachers, Christine Ryerson and Blake Hammond, as a way to promote science and curiosity. Click the headline to see photos of the creative designs.
Principal Hanna kicks off the 2016-17 school year with an inspirational speech!
SAVE THE DATE, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3RD, FOR THE SUCCESS 4 SIXTH GRADE SUMMER PROGRAM! All 5th graders going into 6th grade next year are invited to attend a fun filled day at their new middle school this summer! This program is free for new 6th graders and activities will include team building, learning how to … Read more »
Students from Merrill and all of Des Moines Public Schools’ middle schools competed at the City-Wide Track & Field Meet on April 25. Beautiful weather and a big crowd of family and friends cheered on the student-athletes. Click the photo to see more images from the event.
Sixth graders at Merrill Middle School participated in Disability Awareness Day today, attending sessions by Best Buddies and other community programs. The event was organized by Elizabeth Grier, a special ed teacher at Merrill, to show that people are more alike than different, and to begin conversations about how to be more inclusive of people with disabilities. Click on the image to enjoy more photos.