Battle of the Books Teams Advance to District Finals

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 …

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Dollar Doing Good

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 …

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Hall of Heroes

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 …

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Poetry Madness

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, …

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