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Trip to Washington DC – Spring Break 2015

9/2/2014

The DMPS Social Studies Department is organizing the 4th trip to the nation’s capital for DMPS 8th graders. These students will have an opportunity to spend a week exploring Washington DC during spring break (March 15-19).

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Merrill Now Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

8/15/2014

The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Merrill and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.

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DMPS Middle School Students ‘Stellar’

5/19/2014

More than 150 middle school students were honored on-stage at North High School for outstanding achievement in a variety of categories. Each DMPS Middle School was represented at the 1st Annual Stellar Awards and each student took home a standing plaque and a book, highlighting the quality recognized that evening. To see more of this amazing night, click on the picture.

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Merrill Competes at Track Meet

5/7/2014

Hundreds of middle school students, along with parents and teachers, gathered at East High’s Williams Stadium yesterday for the annual DMPS Middle School Track & Field Meet. Click the headline to read and see more about about this yearly competition as students gave it their all in a variety of athletic events.

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Meals from the Heartland

4/25/2014

Merrill students banded together on April 25 to package over 53,000 meals for hungry people around the world.  To date, Merrill has packaged nearly 225,000 meals! Thank you to teacher Dave O’Connor who has worked tirelessly to bring this program to life here at Merrill.

Knowledge Bowl 2014

Iowa Junior High School Knowledge Bowl

4/22/2014

Congratulations to 14 Merrill students who made it to the final round of the Iowa Junior High Knowledge Bowl!  All the students performed very well, and we are proud of their accomplishments! 2nd Place, 7th Grade Division:  Rhys Eshelman, Gabe Vald, Burke Pitz, Ben Russell, and Andy Kramer 6th Grade, 7th Grade Division: Evan Hilton, … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Sep 04
Girls Volleyball Game at Merrill
Sep 08
Girls Volleyball Game at Merrill
Sep 09
Show Choir Meeting
Sep 09
Boys Cross Country Meet @ Walnut Ridge Rec Area
Sep 11
Make-Up Show Choir Meeting

Merrill Middle School is an IB World School. Click here to learn more about this elite classification.

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Mid-August-September Newsletter


NO SCHOOL! September 1st – Labor Day! Enjoy your holiday weekend!


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About Merrill Middle School

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5301 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA

P: 515-242-8448 | E: merrill@dmschools.org

 

Merrill Middle School offers the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme to foster an educational environment where all students are provided with diverse and challenging opportunities. Read More…

Merrill is all about: “Achieving Academic Excellence For All”.

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