Merrill Volleyball Team Places Second in City Tournament

Congratulations to 8th graders Gabby Ichelson, Sarah Hanson, Emma Hildebrandt, Ibby Rodgers, Maddie Norris, Junie Wachuta, Caitlyn Wells, and Grace Steffensen who placed second in the City Volleyball Tournament.  The girls had a very successful season under the …

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Merrill Students Head to State Mock Trial

Two teams comprised of Merrill Middle School and Cowles Montessori School students are heading to the Iowa Middle School Mock Trial Tournament. Congratulations to the students as well as teachers and parent who volunteered to coach. The State tournament is November 18-20 and sponsored by the Iowa State Bar Association.

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Cookie Project

A big thank you to Ms. Taylor’s 8th Grade Family and Consumer Science classes. They baked over 800 cookies to donate to Central Iowa Shelter and Services in downtown Des Moines. Ms. Taylor offers this service learning opportunity …

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