2017-2018 First Day of School!

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

The first day of school is Wednesday, August 23rd! Merrill will dismiss at 1:10pm. Our new school hours for the 17-18 school year are 7:45am to 2:40pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Every Wednesday early dismissal at 1:10pm at Merrill. The first bell rings at 7:40, and students need to be in their first period class by the second bell at 7:45. Students are counted absent until they arrive to school. All late arrivals must check in with Mrs. Grace in the attendance office for a pass to class! Please call the attendance office directly at 515-242-8358 for all attendance related matters! Breakfast is served between 7:20 and 7:40 every morning. School office hours are 7:15am to 4pm. Students are asked to come to the office between 7:20 and 7:40 for any needs before school starts. The Counseling Office hours are 7:30am to 3:15pm. Parents are asked to call ahead to make an appointment to meet with administrators, the counselor, teachers, and other support staff.