School Calendar

Month of November, 2017

Wednesday
Nov 1

MFTH Pizza Sales

1:10 PM — Front Lobby

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
Nov 1

Late Bus

3:00 PM — West Bus Turn-around

Late bus leaves Merrill at 3pm every Wednesday. Drop off locations are listed on the Students > Activities page.

Thursday
Nov 2

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Arcade

Students do not need their ID card to come to Arcade, but they must have a pass from a teacher to get in after 2:45!

Thursday
Nov 2

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 133

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Thursday
Nov 2

Girls' Voices Meet

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Randazzo

Thursday
Nov 2

Recycling Club

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM — Start in room 119

Adviser - Mrs. Freeman

Thursday
Nov 2

6th Intramurals - Ultimate Frisbee

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — Merrill Back Field

Announcements will be made at school if intramurals is cancelled. In case of inclement weather, intramurals may be moved inside or cancelled.

Thursday
Nov 2

Advanced Drama Club

2:50 PM - 4:10 PM — Room 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Thursday
Nov 2

Late Bus

4:30 PM — West Bus Turn-around

Late bus leaves Merrill at 4:30 every Thursday. Drop off locations are listed on the Students > Activities page.

Thursday
Nov 2

Wrestling Meet

4:30 PM — at Roosevelt HS

Roosevelt & East Compete
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Thursday
Nov 2

Cheer @ Roosevelt

4:30 PM — at Roosevelt HS

At Wrestling Meet

Friday
Nov 3

Harry Potter Club

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM — Room 122

See Mrs. Smithman in room 122 if you would like to join Merrill's Harry Potter Club! For more details about Harry Potter Club, go to Students > Activities.

Monday
Nov 6

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 133 (vocal music room)

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Monday
Nov 6

6th Intramurals - Ultimate Frisbee

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — Merrill Back Field

Announcements will be made at school if intramurals is cancelled. In case of inclement weather, intramurals may be moved inside or cancelled.

Monday
Nov 6

Drama Club Workshop

2:50 PM - 4:10 PM — Room 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Monday
Nov 6

Hyperstream Coding Club

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 111

Adviser - Mrs. Swanda

Monday
Nov 6

Girl's Basketball Game

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM — at Roosevelt HS

Merrill vs. Callanan for an evening match-up played at Roosevelt HS
A Team @ 5:30pm
B Team @ 6:30pm
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Monday
Nov 6

Cheer @ Roosevelt

5:30 PM — at Roosevelt HS

At Girls' Basketball Games

Tuesday
Nov 7

Sisters for Success Meet

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
Nov 7

Science Bound - Cancelled!

2:45 PM — Room 217

Adviser - Ms. Evans

Tuesday
Nov 7

Journalism Club

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 211

Adviser - Ms. Johnson

Tuesday
Nov 7

Fitness Arcade - Closed!

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Arcade

Students do not need their ID card to come to Arcade, but they must have a pass from a teacher to get in after 2:45!

Tuesday
Nov 7

School Board Meeting

6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday
Nov 8

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.

Wednesday
Nov 8

Late Bus

3:00 PM

Late bus leaves Merrill at 3pm every Wednesday. Drop off locations are listed on the Students > Activities page.

Thursday
Nov 9

Best Buddies Field Trip

All Day — Iowa Wild Game

Merrill's Best Buddies Chapter field trip to the Iowa Wild Game!

Thursday
Nov 9

Merrill Science Fair

All Day — Merrill Gym, Cafeteria, Classrooms

More details as we get closer to the date!

Thursday
Nov 9

Debate Club

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Merrill Library

Debate if for 6, 7, & 8 grades. Attend this first official meeting to join!

Thursday
Nov 9

Girls' Voices Meet

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Randazzo

Thursday
Nov 9

Recycling Club

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM — Start in room 119

Adviser - Mrs. Freeman

Thursday
Nov 9

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 133

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Thursday
Nov 9

Advanced Drama Club

2:50 PM - 4:10 PM — Room 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Thursday
Nov 9

Girl's Basketball Game

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM — at Harding

This game will be played at Harding due to the Merrill Science Fair in our gym the same day!
Merrill vs. Harding
B Team @ 3pm
A Team @ 4pm
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Thursday
Nov 9

Late Bus

4:30 PM

Late bus leaves Merrill at 4:30pm every Thursday. Drop off locations are listed on the Students > Activities page.

Friday
Nov 10

Harry Potter Club

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM — Room 122

Adviser - Mrs. Smithman

Monday
Nov 13

Student Council Meet

2:45 PM — Room 146

Monday
Nov 13

6th Intramurals - Ultimate Frisbee

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — Merrill Back Field

Announcements will be made at school if intramurals is cancelled. In case of inclement weather, intramurals may be moved inside or cancelled.

Monday
Nov 13

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 133

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Monday
Nov 13

Drama Club Workshop

2:50 PM - 4:10 PM — Room 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Monday
Nov 13

Hyperstream Coding Club

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 111

Adviser - Mrs. Swanda

Monday
Nov 13

Girl's Basketball Game

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM — at Merrill

Merrill vs. McCombs
A Team @ 3pm
B Team @ 4pm
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Monday
Nov 13

Cheer @ Merrill

3:00 PM — Merrill Gym

At Girls' Basketball Games

Monday
Nov 13

Wrestling Meet

4:30 PM — at Dallas Center-Grimes HS

Roosevelt, SE Polk, DCG Compete
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Monday
Nov 13

Girl's Swim Meet

5:30 PM — at East HS

Roosevelt & East Compete
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Tuesday
Nov 14

Sisters for Success Meet

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
Nov 14

Science Bound

2:45 PM — Room 217

Adviser - Ms. Evans

Tuesday
Nov 14

Journalism Club

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 211

Adviser - Ms. Johnson

Tuesday
Nov 14

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM — Gym/Arcade

Students do not need their ID card to come to Arcade, but they must have a pass from a teacher to get in after 2:45!

Tuesday
Nov 14

Everyone Can Change the World Club

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 215

Wednesday
Nov 15

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.

Wednesday
Nov 15

Late Bus

3:00 PM

Late bus leaves Merrill at 3pm every Wednesday. Drop off locations are listed on the Students > Activities page.

Thursday
Nov 16

Debate Club

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Merrill Library

You must already be signed up with Mr. Hendricks to participate in Debate! Participants are encouraged to attend practices on Thursday!

Thursday
Nov 16

Recycling Club

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM — Start in room 119

Adviser - Mrs. Freeman

Thursday
Nov 16

6th Intramurals - Ultimate Frisbee

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — Merrill Back Field

Announcements will be made at school if intramurals is cancelled. In case of inclement weather, intramurals may be moved inside or cancelled.

Thursday
Nov 16

Cheer Practice

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM — Room 217

Thursday
Nov 16

Girls' Voices Meet

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Randazzo

Thursday
Nov 16

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 133

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Thursday
Nov 16

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Gym/Arcade

Students do not need their ID card to come to Arcade, but they must have a pass from a teacher to get in after 2:45!

Thursday
Nov 16

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Gym/Arcade

Students do not need their ID card to come to Arcade, but they must have a pass from a teacher to get in after 2:45!

Thursday
Nov 16

Advanced Drama Club

2:50 PM - 4:10 PM — Room 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Thursday
Nov 16

Girl's Basketball Game

3:00 PM - 5:00 AM — at Hoyt

Merrill vs. Hoyt
B Team @ 3pm
A Team @ 4pm
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Thursday
Nov 16

Late Bus

4:30 PM

Late bus leaves Merrill at 4:30pm every Thursday. Drop off locations are listed on the Students > Activities page.

Friday
Nov 17

Club's Choice Fundraiser Items Arrive

All Day — Cafeteria

If your student participated in our annual fundraiser, items will be distributed during 7th period. Students will be called down to get their orders, or parents may come pick their student's order up at that time. Items must be picked up on this day!

Friday
Nov 17

Harry Potter Club

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM — Room 122

Adviser - Mrs. Smithman

Friday
Nov 17

Wrestling Meet

4:30 PM — at North Polk HS

Roosevelt, North, Hoover, North Polk Compete
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Monday
Nov 20

6th Intramurals - Ultimate Frisbee

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — Merrill Back Field

Announcements will be made at school if intramurals is cancelled. In case of inclement weather, intramurals may be moved inside or cancelled.

Monday
Nov 20

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 133

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Monday
Nov 20

Drama Club Workshop

2:50 PM - 4:10 PM — Room 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Monday
Nov 20

Hyperstream Coding Club

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 111

Adviser - Mrs. Swanda

Monday
Nov 20

Girl's Basketball Game

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM — at Hiatt

Merrill vs. Hiatt
A Team @ 3pm
B Team @ 4pm
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Monday
Nov 20

Girl's Swim Meet

5:30 PM — at Roosevelt HS

Roosevelt & Hoover Compete
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Tuesday
Nov 21

Sisters for Success Meet

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
Nov 21

Journalism Club

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — room 211

Adviser - Ms. Johnson

Tuesday
Nov 21

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Gym/Arcade

Students do not need their ID card to come to Arcade, but they must have a pass from a teacher to get in after 2:45!

Tuesday
Nov 21

Wrestling Meet

4:30 PM — at Bondurant MS

Roosevelt, Lincoln, Bondurant Compete
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Tuesday
Nov 21

School Board Meeting

6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tuesday
Nov 21

PTA Merrill Matters - General Parent Meeting

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM — Merrill Library

Merrill Matters Informational Parent Meeting
Topic: Kids & Substance Use; What to Look For and What to Watch For

Wednesday
Nov 22

No School

All Day

Nov 23 —
Nov 24

Thanksgiving Break

Nov 23 — Nov 24

Monday
Nov 27

6th Intramurals - Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — Merrill Back Field

Announcements will be made at school if intramurals is cancelled. In case of inclement weather, intramurals may be moved inside or cancelled.

Monday
Nov 27

Cheer Practice

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM — Room 217

Monday
Nov 27

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 133

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Monday
Nov 27

Drama Club Workshop

2:50 PM - 4:10 PM — Room 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Monday
Nov 27

Hyperstream Coding Club

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM — Room 111

Adviser - Mrs. Swanda

Monday
Nov 27

Girl's Basketball Game

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM — at Weeks

Merrill vs. Weeks
A Team @ 3pm
B Team @ 4pm
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Monday
Nov 27

Girl's Swim Meet

5:30 PM — at Lincoln HS

Roosevelt & Lincoln Compete
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Tuesday
Nov 28

Sisters for Success Meet

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
Nov 28

Science Bound

2:45 PM — Room 217

Adviser - Ms. Evans

Tuesday
Nov 28

Journalism Club

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 211

Adviser - Ms. Johnson

Tuesday
Nov 28

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Gym/Arcade

Students do not need their ID card to come to Arcade, but they must have a pass from a teacher to get in after 2:45!

Wednesday
Nov 29

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.

Wednesday
Nov 29

Late Bus

3:00 PM

Late bus leaves Merrill at 3pm every Wednesday. Drop off locations are listed on the Students > Activities page.

Thursday
Nov 30

6th Intramurals - Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

2:45 PM - 4:10 PM — Merrill Back Field

Announcements will be made at school if intramurals is cancelled. In case of inclement weather, intramurals may be moved inside or cancelled.

Thursday
Nov 30

Girls' Voices Meet

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Room 212

Adviser - Mrs. Randazzo

Thursday
Nov 30

Recycling Club

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM — Start out in room 119

Adviser - Mrs. Freeman

Thursday
Nov 30

Show Choir Practice

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Room 133

Adviser - Mrs. Copic

Thursday
Nov 30

Fitness Arcade

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Gym/Arcade

Students do not need their ID card to come to Arcade, but they must have a pass from a teacher to get in after 2:45!

Thursday
Nov 30

Debate Club

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM — Merrill Library

You must already be signed up for Debate!!

Thursday
Nov 30

Advanced Drama Club

2:50 PM - 4:10 PM — Room 160

Adviser - Mrs. Myers

Thursday
Nov 30

Girl's Basketball Game

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM — at Merrill

Merrill vs. Goodrell
B Team @ 3pm
A Team @ 4pm
Adults - $3
Students - $1

Thursday
Nov 30

Cheer @ Merrill

3:00 PM — Merrill Gym

At Girls' Basketball Games

Thursday
Nov 30

Late Bus

4:30 PM

Late bus leaves Merrill at 4:30pm every Thursday. Drop off locations are listed on the Students > Activities page.