School Calendar

Month of April, 2018

Monday
Apr 2

Student Council Meet

2:45 PM — Room 146

Adviser - Mrs. Nolan

Monday
Apr 2

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 133

Monday
Apr 2

Hyperstream Coding Club

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 111

Adviser - Mrs. Swanda

Monday
Apr 2

Drama Club Meets

2:50 PM - 4:10 PM — Room 160

Advisor - Mrs. Myers

Monday
Apr 2

Advanced Drama Club Meets

2:50 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Tuesday
Apr 3

Iowa Assessment Testing

7:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Iowa Assessment tests will be administered to all students periods 1-3.

Tuesday
Apr 3

Sisters for Success

10:35 AM - 12:50 PM — Room 129B

The Sisters for Success group will meet every Tuesday during student/grade lunch times! An announcement will be made if meetings are cancelled.

Tuesday
Apr 3

Journalism Club

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 211

Adviser - Ms. Johnson

Tuesday
Apr 3

Everyone Can Change the World Club

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 215

Advisor - Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Apr 3

AV Club is Cancelled Today!

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 213

Advisor - Mrs. Cooney

Tuesday
Apr 3

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Arcade

Advisors - Ms. Greteman or Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Apr 3

Intramurals Cancelled Today

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM

Tuesday
Apr 3

Co-Ed Track Meet (B Team Only) CANCELLED!

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM — at East Stadium

Due to today's forecast, the track meet at East has been cancelled.

Tuesday
Apr 3

School Board Meeting

6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday
Apr 4

MFTH Pizza Sales

1:10 PM — Front Foyer Area

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
Apr 5

Iowa Assessment Testing

7:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Iowa Assessment tests will be administered to all students periods 1-3.

Thursday
Apr 5

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Arcade

Advisors - Ms. Greteman or Mrs. O'Connor

Thursday
Apr 5

Speech & Debate

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Merrill Library

Advisors - Mr. Hendricks & Mrs. Sereg

Thursday
Apr 5

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 133

Thursday
Apr 5

Girls' Voices

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Randazzo

Thursday
Apr 5

Recycling Club

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM — Start in Room 119

Adviser - Mrs. Freeman

Thursday
Apr 5

6th Intramurals - Basketball

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — BB Hoops Outside-N. Parking Lot

Basketball will be outside at the hoops in the north parking lot. If inclement weather, basketball will be cancelled.

Thursday
Apr 5

Girl's Soccer Informational Meeting

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM — Merrill Gym

Merrill 7th & 8th girls...need to attend this Informational meeting if you plan on going out for soccer. Coach - Ms. Tharp

Thursday
Apr 5

Advanced Drama Club Meets

2:50 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 160

Advisor - Mrs. Myers

Thursday
Apr 5

Drama Club Meets

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 160

Advisor - Mrs. Myers

Thursday
Apr 5

Boy's Track Meet

4:30 PM — at Norwalk

Boy's only! We are not able to determine an end time.

Friday
Apr 6

Harry Potter Club

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM — Room 122

Advisor - Mrs. Smithman

Friday
Apr 6

Box Co. (Origami) Club

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 164

Advisor - Ms. Tharp

Apr 9 —
Apr 13

MFTH Fundraiser Week

Apr 9 — Apr 13 — Merrill

Annual fundraiser week. Students will pay just $1.00 each day to participate in that day's activity. Activities will be announced soon. All proceeds go toward our Annual Meals from the Heartland Food Packaging Event held on April 27th.

Monday
Apr 9

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 133

Monday
Apr 9

Student Council Meet

2:45 PM — Room 146

Adviser - Mrs. Nolan

Monday
Apr 9

6th Intramurals - Basketball

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — BB Hoops Outside-N. Parking Lot

Basketball will be outside at the hoops in the north parking lot. If inclement weather, basketball will be cancelled.

Monday
Apr 9

Advanced Drama Club Meets

2:50 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 160

Advisor - Mrs. Myers

Monday
Apr 9

Drama Club Meets

2:50 PM - 4:10 PM — Room 160

Advisor - Mrs. Myers

Monday
Apr 9

Hyperstream Coding Club

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 111

Advisor - Mrs. Swanda

Monday
Apr 9

APAT Meet

2:50 PM - 3:15 PM — Room 160

All the People, All the Time meet every other week.

Monday
Apr 9

Co-Ed Track Meet - CANCELLED TODAY!

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM — at Hoover Stadium

The middle school track meet has been cancelled due to the weather. There is no track practice either!

Tuesday
Apr 10

Sisters for Success

10:35 AM - 12:50 PM — Room 129B

The Sisters for Success group will meet every Tuesday during student/grade lunch times! An announcement will be made if meetings are cancelled.

Tuesday
Apr 10

Everyone Can Change the World Club

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 215

Advisor - Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Apr 10

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Arcade

Advisors - Ms. Greteman or Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Apr 10

Journalism Club

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 211

Adviser - Ms. Johnson

Tuesday
Apr 10

AV Club Meets

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 213

Advisor - Mrs. Cooney

Wednesday
Apr 11

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
Apr 11

Kindergarten Sign-Up

2:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Thursday
Apr 12

2018-19 6th Grade Transition Team Visits to Feeder Elementary Schools

All Day — Hubbell, Windsor, Perkins and Hanawalt

Counselor & Staff will visit 5th graders attending Merrill in the 18-19 school year at their elementary schools.

Thursday
Apr 12

Girls' Voices

12:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Randazzo

Thursday
Apr 12

6th Intramurals - Basketball

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — BB Hoops Outside-N. Parking Lot

Basketball will be outside at the hoops in the north parking lot. If inclement weather, basketball will be cancelled.

Thursday
Apr 12

Speech & Debate

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Merrill Library

Advisors - Mr. Hendricks & Mrs. Sereg

Thursday
Apr 12

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 133

Thursday
Apr 12

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Arcade

Advisors - Ms. Greteman or Mrs. O'Connor

Thursday
Apr 12

Recycling Club

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM — Start in Room 119

Adviser - Mrs. Freeman

Thursday
Apr 12

Drama Club Meets

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 160

Advisor - Mrs. Myers

Thursday
Apr 12

Advanced Drama Club Meets

2:50 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 160

Advisor - Mrs. Myers

Friday
Apr 13

Battle of the Books (BOB) Final District Competition

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM — Des Moines Public Library

Team - Mary Staplin, Maddie Schwager, Emma Phomvisay, Emily Le, Aria DeLara, and Connor Owens compete!

Friday
Apr 13

Harry Potter Club

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Smithman

Friday
Apr 13

Box Co. (Origami) Club

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 164

Advisor - Ms. Tharp

Friday
Apr 13

Co-Ed Track Meet - Cancelled!

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM — at North Stadium

All track participants compete. End time is approximate.

Monday
Apr 16

6th Intramurals - Basketball Cancelled!

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — BB Hoops Outside-N. Parking Lot

Due to projected forecast of chilly weather, it was decided to cancel intramurals.

Monday
Apr 16

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 133

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Monday
Apr 16

Student Council Meet

2:45 PM — Room 146

Advisor - Mrs. Nolan

Monday
Apr 16

Advanced Drama Club Meets

2:50 PM - 4:30 PM — Rom 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Monday
Apr 16

Hyperstream Coding Club

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 111

Advisor - Mrs. Swanda

Monday
Apr 16

Drama Club

2:50 PM - 4:10 PM — Room 160

Advisor - Mrs. Myers

Tuesday
Apr 17

Sisters for Success

10:35 AM - 12:50 PM — Room 129B

The Sisters for Success group will meet every Tuesday during student/grade lunch times! An announcement will be made if meetings are cancelled.

Tuesday
Apr 17

Journalism Club

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 211

Advisor - Ms. Johnson

Tuesday
Apr 17

Everyone Can Change the World Club

2:45 PM - 4:30 PM — Room 215

Adviser - Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Apr 17

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Arcade

Advisors - Ms. Greteman or Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Apr 17

AV Club Meets

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 160

Advisor - Mrs. Cooney

Tuesday
Apr 17

6th Intramural Basketball Tournament

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — Merrill Gym

Tournament in the gym.

Tuesday
Apr 17

Co-Ed Track Meet

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM — at Lincoln Stadium

All track participants compete. End time is approximate.

Tuesday
Apr 17

School Board Meeting

6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tuesday
Apr 17

PTA General Meeting

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

General monthly meeting for Merrill Parents.

Wednesday
Apr 18

MFTH Pizza Sales

1:10 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
Apr 19

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 133

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Thursday
Apr 19

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Arcade

Advisors - Ms. Greteman or Mrs. O'Connor

Thursday
Apr 19

Girls' Voices

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Randazzo

Thursday
Apr 19

Recycling Club

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM — Start in room 119

Advisor - Mrs. Freeman

Thursday
Apr 19

Speech & Debate

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Library

Advisers - Mr. Hendricks & Mrs. Sereg

Thursday
Apr 19

Co-Ed Track Meet (A Team Only)

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM — at North Stadium

Only the A Team competes. End time is approximate.

Thursday
Apr 19

Drama Club Exhibition

6:00 PM — Merrill Auditorium

Featuring student written & directed work.
Doors will open at 5:45pm.
Note: Please NO video or photography during the performance.

Friday
Apr 20

6th Grade Musical

1:00 PM — Merrill Gym

6th Grade Vocal Music Students will be performing in the musical. Family members are invited to attend.

Friday
Apr 20

Harry Potter Club

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM — Room 122

Advisor - Mrs. Smithman

Friday
Apr 20

Box Co. (Origami) Club

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 164

Advisor - Ms. Tharp

Monday
Apr 23

MFTH Fundraiser Picnic

10:50 AM - 12:35 PM — Merrill Back Field Area

The picnic has been moved to Monday, April 23 since the temperatures are forecast to be in the 60's!! For just $1.00, students will be able to bring a picnic lunch and eat outside in the back field area during their lunch time! Students can purchase their ticket during first period the day of the picnic. All proceeds go toward our Annual Meals from the Heartland Food Packaging Event held on April 27th!

Monday
Apr 23

Student Council Meet

2:45 PM — Room 146

Advisor - Mrs. Nolan

Monday
Apr 23

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 133 (vocal music room)

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Monday
Apr 23

6th Intramural Basketball Tournament

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — Merrill Gym

Final tournament in the gym.

Monday
Apr 23

Hyperstream Coding Club

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 111

Adviser - Mrs. Swanda

Monday
Apr 23

APAT Meet

2:50 PM - 3:15 PM — Room 160

All the People, All the Time meet every other week.

Monday
Apr 23

Co-Ed Track City Meet

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM — at East Stadium

Only participants who are competing in the city meet! End time is approximate.

Tuesday
Apr 24

Sisters for Success

10:35 AM - 12:50 PM — Room 129B

The Sisters for Success group will meet every Tuesday during student/grade lunch times! An announcement will be made if meetings are cancelled.

Tuesday
Apr 24

Everyone Can Change the World Club

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 215

Advisor - Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Apr 24

Journalism Club

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 211

Advisor - Ms. Johnson

Tuesday
Apr 24

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Arcade

Advisors - Ms. Greteman or Mrs. O'Connor

Tuesday
Apr 24

AV Club Meets

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 160

Advisor - Mrs. Cooney

Tuesday
Apr 24

6th Intramurals - Basketball

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — Outside on BB Court

Basketball will be outside at the hoops in the north parking lot. If inclement weather, basketball will be cancelled.

Wednesday
Apr 25

8th Grade Dental Screenings

7:45 AM - 9:30 AM — Merrill Library

Information will be sent home with 8th graders closer to the date.

Wednesday
Apr 25

MFTH Pizza Sales

1:10 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
Apr 26

Best Buddies Dance

2:40 PM - 4:10 PM — Merrill Gym

Dance is open to all Merrill students grades 6-8. Proceeds will help support Merrill's Best Buddies Chapter. Tickets are $3.00. More details will be announced as we get closer to the date.

Thursday
Apr 26

Girls' Voices

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Room 212

Advisor - Mrs. Randazzo

Thursday
Apr 26

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 133

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Thursday
Apr 26

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Arcade

Advisors - Ms. Greteman or Mrs. O'Connor

Thursday
Apr 26

Recycling Club

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM — Start in Room 119

Adviser - Mrs. Freeman

Thursday
Apr 26

Speech & Debate

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Library

Advisers - Mr. Hendricks & Mrs. Sereg

Thursday
Apr 26

6th Intramurals - Basketball

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — Outside on BB Court

Basketball will be outside at the hoops in the north parking lot. If inclement weather, basketball will be cancelled.

Thursday
Apr 26

Best Buddies All School Dance

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Merrill Gym

Dance is for all Merrill students. Tickets are $3.00 and go on sale during student lunches on April 24th, 25th, & 26th. Central students may purchase their tickets before or after school in the office. All proceeds go to support Merrill's Best Buddies Chapter!

Friday
Apr 27

MFTH Food Packaging Event

All Day

Merrill's annual food packaging event for Meals from the Heartland. All students will participate!

Friday
Apr 27

Drake Relays

All Day

Friday
Apr 27

Harry Potter Club

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM — Room 122

Adviser - Mrs. Smithman

Friday
Apr 27

Box Co. (Origami) Club

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 146

Advisor - Ms. Tharp

Monday
Apr 30

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 133

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Monday
Apr 30

Student Council Meet

2:45 PM — 146

Advisor - Mrs. Nolan

Monday
Apr 30

Hyperstream Coding Club

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 111

Advisor - Mrs. Swanda

Monday
Apr 30

Girl's Soccer Game

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM — at Weeks Field 1

White (A) Team @ 3pm (vs Weeks A)
Blue (B) Team @ 4pm (vs Weeks B)
Silver (C) Team @ 5pm (vs Weeks C)
Admission: Adults $3/Students $1