The Merrill Middle School “Blue Team” will advance to the State Middle School Mock Trial Tournament in November. Thirty-nine teams competed in the Des Moines Regional competition on Monday, including 6 teams from Merrill. The Blue Team advanced to the Regional Playoffs on Tuesday and won their round, making the Blue Team one of only … Read more »
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The 7th & 8th grade Merrill Student Trip will be to Washington D.C. in June 2016! More information under the Students tab > Activities!
Plans are in the works for a trip to Washington, DC as well as historic Philadelphia during the 2016 spring break for DMPS 8th grade and high school students. For interested parents and students, please click the photo to learn more about this fun and educational opportunity including information on costs, application forms, schedules and more.
Students at Merrill have an opportunity to sign up for competitive debate at Merrill Middle School for the upcoming school year. The Merrill Middle School Debate Program is in its second year as a student organization in the district. Debate students learn to be poised under scrutiny, practice composure under fire and present their ideas … Read more »
A new school year brings a new eighth period class, called ReCharge, to Merrill students. ReCharge is dedicated time at the end of each day for academic interventions, student support, and enrichment opportunities. The addition of this 32-minute period is meant to provide students with rich learning experiences that increase student proficiencies, whether it be … Read more »