Merrill Middle School student musicians were chosen to participate in a city-wide concert in March. The performance featured a chorus, band and orchestra. Click on the headline to read more about this special night!
Fifteen Merrill students on two teams participated in the Regional Competition for Battle of the Books at Central Campus this morning. Each team read 40 books from a selected list chosen by the GT department. During the competition teams had to answer questions about the books and also name the authors of those books. Both of … Read more »
In Merrill Middle School’s sixth-grade science classes, Mr. Hammond and Mrs. Ryerson posed this question: How much good can you do with one dollar? To allow the students to respond to this question, each sixth-grade student was given one dollar with the charge to pay it forward in some way. Students were encouraged to find … Read more »
Students in Civics 8 investigated the contributions made by leaders of the human rights movement throughout history. They created a research question and then followed an action plan to guide their research on their subject to help them answer the question. After completing the action plan component, students created a life-size painting of their subject … Read more »
In 6th grade Language A, teachers used a March Madness bracket-style to hold a poetry tournament. Students selected a poem to enter into the competition, and each poem was matched up with another. After two poems were read, students voted on which one should advance to the next round, resulting in a Final Four and … Read more »
Sixth Grader Zion Freeman (left) placed first and Charlie Deyoe Snyder (right) placed second in the MLK, Jr. Essay Contest at the Forest Avenue Library. Congratulations!