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5301 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50312
Phone: 515-242-8448 | Fax: 515-323-8656

Bulletin Board

To contact Merrill during the COVID-19 school closure, please email:

Principal Kathryn (Kate) Panek at:

Office Manager, Jane Schumann at:

Office Manager, Jane Schumann will be back in the main office starting Monday, July 20th from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday thru Friday. In person meetings by appointment only. Please call prior to coming in. Thank you for your patience as we strive to best serve our Merrill Community during this difficult time.

The Merrill Minute    (07/31/20)

Des Moines Public Schools will be closed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Please click HERE to be directed to the DMPS website for more information.

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All Events
  • School Board Meeting

  • School Board Meeting

  • Labor Day – no school

  • School Board Meeting

  • Professional Development – no school