Merrill Students Share Veterans’ Stories

Students from Merrill Middle School, along with teacher Dale Erickson, are making a valuable contribution to the Iowa Gold Star Museum. A class research project begun last year to rescue and share the stories of Iowa veterans is now on display at the museum. Click the photo to read and see more about this special student project.

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Merrill Student Plays Lead in Metro Opera

The distance from middle school to the opera stage was short for Merrill 6th grader Pierce Mansfield, who plays the lead role in the Des Moines Metro Opera’s production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” performing this weekend at Hoyt Sherman Place. Click the photo to read and see more about Pierce as we visit a dress rehearsal of the performance.

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