Merryhill School News

January 11, 2019

Open House - January 17th - 7:00-8:00 p.m.

We will be hosting an Open House next Thursday, January 17th from 7:00-8:00 p.m. All Pre-Kindergarten and elementary teachers will have exciting movie-themed STEAM activities for the entire family! Make your way around the building to participate in all of the fun learning!

We will have a scavenger hunt for all students while they are here. Once your scavenger hunt is completed, you will be entered into a drawing for the lunch of your choice being delivered to the cafeteria! YUM! We welcome all students to this fun evening!

Daddy and Daughter Dance

We are so excited about the upcoming Daddy and Daughter Dance on Friday, February 15th! This is a memorable event that will be a night of memories for our girls and the special people in their lives! "My Princess and Me" will be the theme of this special night with dinner, dancing, dessert, photo booth, takeaway gift, and more! Get dressed up for a special night of fun and memories to last a lifetime!

Tickets will go on sale beginning Monday, January 14th and will be $20/adults, $10/students four and older, and $5/students three and younger. You can purchase your tickets in either office, and they will be on sale until February 6th. Your princess will get free flowers the night of the dance if tickets are purchased by January 23rd.

Year End Receipts

You can access your year end receipts through Alma at any time. You can access Alma at and your username is the primary parent's firstname.lastname. This is a great site to use to access your account, pay an invoice, change a phone number or emergency contact, update your address, etc.

Nursery Rhyme Parade - Wednesday, February 13th

All preschool students will participate in our annual Nursery Rhyme Parade on Wednesday, February 13th at 10:00 a.m. Each class will wear costumes representing a nursery rhyme and parade through our parking lot. After the completion of the parade, you are invited back to the classes to create a nursery rhyme snack with your child!

Paper Free Week

Our elementary students have had a wonderful week experiencing our learning completely through hands-on and technology based activities. We want to ensure that we have the most amazing, engaging program there can be for our students, and they love to be engaged! Although we will add some paper back, we will continue our programming with hands-on and technology based activities and continue to watch our students excel even more than they are already!

Joust! A Mighty Medieval Musical

Our 2nd through 6th grade students will be performing "Joust! A Mighty Medieval Musical" on Thursday, February 28th at 7:00 p.m. at the Bob Duncan Community Center. This is our second year to have our elementary students perform a full scale musical production, and all 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students will participate. Our leading cast is comprised of 3rd-6th grade students that auditioned for their parts; however, all students will have roles.

We are currently selling ads/dedications for our playbill. All families are welcome to purchase an ad. You can purchase a dedication ad for a student(s), which range from $10-$20. In addition, we will be selling business advertisements as well, which range from $25-$35.

The deadline to submit an ad is Wednesday, January 16.

Upcoming Events

  • January 15: 4th and 5th grade trip payment due
  • January 15: Chick Fil A Spirit Night 5:00-8:00 p.m.
  • January 16: Character Day - Caring - wear your red
  • January 16: Kona Ice 3:30 (all students in elementary building can purchase)
  • January 17: Open House 7:00-8:00 p.m.
  • January 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - no instructional classes
  • January 24: Western Day
  • January 24: Kindergarten Club
  • January 25: Kindergarten Information Sessions for the 19-20 school year - 7:00-8:00 a.m. and 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • January 25: Spirit Day
  • January 25: Fantastic Friday