School Calendar

Month of October, 2018

Monday
Oct 1

Coding Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 143

Monday
Oct 1

Verse Group

3:30 PM — Room 213

Verse is a new poetry/writing club. You can join anytime and come when you can. Sharing your writing is optional!

Monday
Oct 1

Bridge Club

3:30 PM — Rm 212

Bridge Club will meet every Monday in room 212! You can still join. See Mr. Luft if interested!

Tuesday
Oct 2

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Tuesday
Oct 2

Student Council Meet

8:05 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Nolan

Tuesday
Oct 2

Sisters for Success

11:15 AM - 1:35 PM — Rm 129B

Each grade of Sisters for Success will meet during their lunch time.

Tuesday
Oct 2

Fitness Arcade

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Fitness Arcade/North Side of Gym

The Fitness Arcade will be open for all grades on Tuesdays & Thursdays!

Tuesday
Oct 2

Meme Club

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM — Rm 111

Adviser - Mrs. Swanda

Tuesday
Oct 2

Everyone Can Change the World Club

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 215

Adviser - Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Oct 2

Science Fair Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 110

This club is for 8th graders only!
Adviser - Ms. Tow

Tuesday
Oct 2

8th Grade Football Game

5:00 PM — at Waukee HS

Roosevelt A vs Waukee Timberline A
Roosevelt B vs. Waukee Timberline B
Second game starts immediately following the first game.
Admission: $3 per person

Tuesday
Oct 2

School Board Meeting

6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday
Oct 3

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Wednesday
Oct 3

MFTH Pizza Sales

2:10 PM — Front Foyer

Every Wednesday, Merrill will be offering Papa John's pizza by-the-slice for $2.00 right after school dismisses. All proceeds will go towards our annual Food Packaging Event held in May.

Thursday
Oct 4

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Thursday
Oct 4

Earth Club Meets

3:25 PM - 4:15 PM — Room 221

Adviser - Mrs. Finn

Thursday
Oct 4

Fitness Arcade

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Fitness Arcade/North Side of Gym

Adviser - Ms. Greteman

Thursday
Oct 4

Recycling Club

3:30 PM

Check in w/Mrs Freeman in room 119 before you begin!
Adviser - Mrs. Freeman

Thursday
Oct 4

Girls' Voices

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Nolan

Thursday
Oct 4

Science Fair Club Meet

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 110

This club is for 8th graders only!
Adviser - Ms. Tow

Thursday
Oct 4

Journalism Club

3:35 PM — Room 211

Interested in joining Journalism Club? See Ms. Johnson in room 211!

Friday
Oct 5

Fall Fundraiser Grade Assemblies

2:00 PM - 3:25 PM — Auditorium

Merrill's All School Fall Fundraiser is open to any 6th - 8th grader who would like to participate. Each grade will assemble in the auditorium for an introduction and information about the fundraiser through Club's Choice. The assemblies are just for students!
6th Grade - 2:00 PM
7th Grade - 2:34 PM
8th Grade - 3:05 PM
Participation in the fundraiser is optional but all students are encouraged to participate. Each student who wishes to participate will bring home a fundraiser packet with detailed information. Profits go toward all student related activities such as field trips and transportation expense for field trips, pizza parties for athletics and clubs, snacks for school dances, and supplies for after school clubs.

Monday
Oct 8

Coding Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 143

Monday
Oct 8

Verse Group

3:30 PM — Room 213

Adviser - Mrs. Cooney

Monday
Oct 8

Bridge Club

3:30 PM — Rm 212

Bridge Club will meet every Monday in room 212!

Monday
Oct 8

Breakdancing Club

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM — Merrill Cafeteria

Adviser - Ms. Greteman

Tuesday
Oct 9

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Tuesday
Oct 9

Sign Language Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 118

Adviser - Mrs. Vogel

Tuesday
Oct 9

Battle of the Books (BOB) Meeting

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Library

Any student can participate in Battle of the Books! See Mrs. Kent in the library if interested!

Tuesday
Oct 9

Student Council Meet

8:05 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 212

Advisor - Mrs. Nolan

Tuesday
Oct 9

Sisters for Success Meet

11:15 AM - 1:30 PM — Rm 129B

Each grade of Sisters for Success will meet during their lunch time.

Tuesday
Oct 9

Science Fair Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 110

This club is for 8th graders only!
Adviser - Ms. Tow

Tuesday
Oct 9

Fitness Arcade

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Fitness Arcade/North Side of Gym

Adviser - Ms. Greteman

Tuesday
Oct 9

Meme Club

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM — Rm 111

Adviser - Mrs. Swanda

Tuesday
Oct 9

Everyone Can Change the World Club

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 215

Adviser - Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Oct 9

Mustang TV Club

3:35 PM - 4:15 PM — Room 213

If interested in joining the Mustang TV club, see Adviser - Mrs. Cooney in room 213!

Tuesday
Oct 9

8th Grade Football Game - POSTPONED!

5:00 PM — at North HS

Due to the wet/rainy weather, the football game is postponed until Thursday, October 11th.
Roosevelt A vs East A
Roosevelt B vs East B
2nd game will immediately follow the first game
Admission: $3 per person

Wednesday
Oct 10

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Wednesday
Oct 10

MFTH Pizza Sales - Has Been Cancelled Today

2:10 PM — Front Foyer

Every Wednesday, Merrill will be offering Papa John's pizza by-the-slice for $2.00 right after school dismisses. All proceeds will go towards our annual Food Packaging Event held in May.

Thursday
Oct 11

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Thursday
Oct 11

Earth Club Meets

3:25 PM - 4:15 PM — Room 221

Adviser - Mrs. Finn

Thursday
Oct 11

Science Fair Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 110

This club is for 8th graders only!
Adviser - Ms. Tow

Thursday
Oct 11

Fitness Arcade

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Fitness Arcade/North Side of Gym

Adviser - Ms. Greteman

Thursday
Oct 11

Girls' Voices

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM — Room 212

Advisor - Mrs. Nolan

Thursday
Oct 11

Recycling Club

3:30 PM

Check in w/Mrs Freeman in room 119 before you begin!
Adviser - Mrs. Freeman

Thursday
Oct 11

Journalism Club

3:35 PM — Room 211

Adviser - Ms. Johnson

Thursday
Oct 11

Best Buddies Match Party

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM — Merrill Cafeteria

For students who have joined Best Buddies!

Monday
Oct 15

Coding Club

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM — Room 143

Monday
Oct 15

6th Intramurals Kick Ball

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Merrill Back Field Area

If raining or the field is too muddy, kickball will be cancelled and announced at 6th grade lunch.

Monday
Oct 15

Verse Club

3:30 PM — Room 213

Adviser - Mrs. Cooney

Monday
Oct 15

Bridge Club

3:30 PM — Rm 212

Bridge Club will meet every Monday in room 212!

Monday
Oct 15

Tik Tok Club Info Meeting

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 112

If interested in joining the new Tik Tok Club, sign up with Mrs. Lewison in room 112 today.

Monday
Oct 15

Speech & Debate Informational Meeting

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM — Merrill Library

If your student is interested in joining Speech & Debate, he/she should attend this informational meeting.
Advisors - Mr. Hendricks

Monday
Oct 15

Girls Basketball Practice Begins

3:40 PM

Monday
Oct 15

Breakdancing Club

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM — Merrill Cafeteria

Adviser - Ms. Greteman

Monday
Oct 15

Parent/Wrestler Meeting

6:15 PM — at Callanan

This informational meeting is for 7th & 8th graders (and their parents) who are interested in participating in the wrestling program.

Tuesday
Oct 16

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Tuesday
Oct 16

Sign Language Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 118

Adviser - Mrs. Vogel

Tuesday
Oct 16

Battle of the Books (BOB) Meeting

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Library

Tuesday
Oct 16

Student Council Meet

8:05 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Nolan

Tuesday
Oct 16

Sisters for Success Meet

11:15 AM - 1:35 PM — Rm 129B

Each grade of Sisters for Success will meet during their lunch time.

Tuesday
Oct 16

Science Fair Club - CANCELLED Today!

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 110

This club is for 8th graders only!
Adviser - Ms. Tow

Tuesday
Oct 16

6th Intramurals Kick Ball

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Merrill Back Field Area

If raining or the field is too muddy, kickball will be cancelled and announced at 6th grade lunch.

Tuesday
Oct 16

Fitness Arcade - CLOSED TODAY!

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Fitness Arcade/North Side of Gym

Adviser - Ms. Greteman

Tuesday
Oct 16

Meme Club

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM — Rm 111

Adviser - Mrs. Swanda

Tuesday
Oct 16

Everyone Can Change the World Club

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 215

Adviser - Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Oct 16

Mustang TV Club

3:35 PM - 4:15 PM — Rm 213

Adviser - Mrs. Cooney

Tuesday
Oct 16

GSA

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM — Room 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Tuesday
Oct 16

8th Grade Football Game

5:00 PM — Hoover HS

Roosevelt (Merrill) A vs. Hoover (Meredith)
Roosevelt (Merrill) B vs. North (Meredith)
Second game will start immediately following the first game.
Admission: $3 per person

Tuesday
Oct 16

School Board Meeting

6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday
Oct 17

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Wednesday
Oct 17

MFTH Pizza Sales

2:10 PM — Front Foyer

Every Wednesday, Merrill will be offering Papa John's pizza by-the-slice for $2.00 right after school dismisses. All proceeds will go towards our annual Food Packaging Event held in May.

Thursday
Oct 18

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Thursday
Oct 18

Yearbook Club - CANCELLED

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Rm 116

Adviser - Mrs. Allison

Thursday
Oct 18

Wrestling Practice Begins

3:50 PM - 5:30 PM — Roosevelt

Thursday
Oct 18

Fall Conferences

4:00 PM - 7:15 PM — Merrill Gym & Cafeteria

There is no need to make an appointment. Meet with your student's teachers when they are available between 4-7:15 PM.

Thursday
Oct 18

Girls Swim Practice Begins

5:45 PM — Roosevelt Pool

Friday
Oct 19

Dream to Teach Informational Meeting

8:15 AM — Room 122

A new program for students interested in becoming teachers! If you can't make the meeting, please stop by Mrs. Smithman's room 122 to pick up information.
Adviser - Mrs. Smithman

Friday
Oct 19

Fall Halloween Dance

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM — Merrill Gym

The dance is for all grades. More details about the dance will be emailed to parents!

Monday
Oct 22

Fall Conferences

4:00 PM - 7:15 PM — Merrill Gym & Cafeteria

There is no need to make an appointment. Meet with your student's teachers when they are available between 4-7:15 PM.

Tuesday
Oct 23

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Rm 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Tuesday
Oct 23

Sign Language Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 118

Adviser - Mrs. Vogel

Tuesday
Oct 23

Student Council Meet

8:05 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Nolan

Tuesday
Oct 23

Sisters for Success Meet - CANCELLED TODAY!

11:15 AM - 1:35 PM — Rm 129B

Each grade of Sisters for Success will meet during their lunch time.

Tuesday
Oct 23

Science Fair Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 110

This club is for 8th graders only!
Adviser - Ms. Tow

Tuesday
Oct 23

6th Intramurals Kick Ball

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Merrill Back Field Area

If raining or the field is too muddy, kickball will be cancelled and announced at 6th grade lunch.

Tuesday
Oct 23

Fitness Arcade

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Fitness Arcade/North Side of Gym

Adviser - Ms. Greteman

Tuesday
Oct 23

Meme Club - CANCELLED TODAY!

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM — Rm 111

Adviser - Mrs. Swanda

Tuesday
Oct 23

Everyone Can Change the World Club - CANCELLED TODAY!

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 215

Adviser - Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Oct 23

Mustang TV Club - CANCELLED TODAY!

3:35 PM - 4:15 PM — Rm 213

Adviser - Mrs. Cooney

Wednesday
Oct 24

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Rm 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Wednesday
Oct 24

MFTH Pizza Sales

2:10 PM — Front Foyer

Every Wednesday, Merrill will be offering Papa John's pizza by-the-slice for $2.00 right after school dismisses. All proceeds will go towards our annual Food Packaging Event held in May.

Wednesday
Oct 24

6th & 7th Science Fair Prep Workshop (Optional)

2:20 PM - 3:45 PM — Room 117

An optional workshop for Merrill 6th & 7th graders to prep for the science fair. Pre-registration with a science teacher required!

Oct 25 —
Oct 26

Staff Development – No School

Oct 25 — Oct 26

Thursday
Oct 25

Best Buddies Taco John's Fundraiser

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM — Taco John's at 350 Grand Ave.

Merrill Best Buddies "Crunch for a Cause" fundraiser. A portion of your purchased Taco John's meal will be donated to our Best Buddies Chapter!

Monday
Oct 29

Coding Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 143

Monday
Oct 29

6th Intramurals Kick Ball

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Merrill Back Field Area

If raining or the field is too muddy, kickball will be cancelled and announced at 6th grade lunch.

Monday
Oct 29

Verse Group

3:30 PM — Room 213

Adviser - Mrs. Cooney

Monday
Oct 29

Bridge Club

3:30 PM — Rm 212

Bridge Club will meet every Monday in room 212!

Monday
Oct 29

Breakdancing Club

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM — Merrill Cafeteria

Adviser - Ms. Greteman

Tuesday
Oct 30

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Rm 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Tuesday
Oct 30

Sign Language Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 118

Adviser - Mrs. Vogel

Tuesday
Oct 30

Battle of the Books (BOB) Meeting

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Library

Tuesday
Oct 30

Student Council Meets

8:05 AM - 8:25 AM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Nolan

Tuesday
Oct 30

Sisters for Success Meet

11:15 AM - 1:35 PM — Rm 129B

Each grade of Sisters for Success will meet during their lunch time.

Tuesday
Oct 30

Science Fair Club

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 110

This club is for 8th graders only!
Adviser - Ms. Tow

Tuesday
Oct 30

6th Intramurals Ultimate Frisbee

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM — Merrill Back Field Area

If raining or the field is too muddy, intramurals will be cancelled and announced at 6th grade lunch.

Tuesday
Oct 30

Fitness Arcade

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Fitness Arcade/North Side of Gym

Adviser - Ms. Greteman

Tuesday
Oct 30

Meme Club

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM — Rm 111

Adviser - Mrs. Swanda

Tuesday
Oct 30

Everyone Can Change the World Club

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM — Rm 215

Adviser - Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Oct 30

Mustang TV Club

3:35 PM - 4:15 PM — Rm 213

Adviser - Mrs. Cooney

Tuesday
Oct 30

GSA

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM — Room 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Wednesday
Oct 31

History Club

8:00 AM - 8:25 AM — Rm 164

Adviser - Ms. Tharp

Wednesday
Oct 31

MFTH Pizza Sales

2:10 PM — Front Foyer

Every Wednesday, Merrill will be offering Papa John's pizza by-the-slice for $2.00 right after school dismisses. All proceeds will go towards our annual Food Packaging Event held in May.

Wednesday
Oct 31

6th & 7th Science Fair Prep Workshop (Optional)

2:20 PM - 3:45 PM

An optional workshop for Merrill 6th & 7th graders to prep for the science fair. Pre-registration with a science teacher required!