Merryhill School News

April 19, 2018

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Pirates! The Musical

All of our students in 1st grade and older will be participating in Pirates! The Musical on Tuesday, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the Bob Duncan Community Center. This will be an awesome evening and fun for all ages! We hope to see all families - both preschool and elementary - come and enjoy the show! Tickets will be $20 / adults and $10 / students.

Elementary End of Year Parent Conferences

All elementary parents will be scheduled for an end of year parent conference. Conference request forms are due by Friday, April 20th. You will receive your conference time from your child's teacher by the beginning of next week.

Elementary Early Dismissal - Friday, April 27th

Please sign up on your classroom door if your child will be here for the afternoon of Friday, April 27th. Classes are dismissed at 11:00 a.m. You must sign up by next Tuesday, April 24th.

Earth Day Ladybug Release

In celebration of Earth Day, our preschool and Kindergarten students will be releasing hundreds of ladybugs back into nature next Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. Please have your child dressed in red and black for this event.

Parenting Resources - Play in preschool

Our children experience and learn so many things through their play. This article helps to understand that benefit for our children.


https://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/play-in-preschool/

ERB Standardized Testing

All Kindergarten through Seventh Grade students will participate in ERB standardized testing during the month of April. Students need to ensure that they are at school on time, get a good night's sleep, and have a good breakfast.


Kindergarten: Students are testing individually in one setting and will be completed throughout the month

1st Grade: Week of April 23rd

2nd-6th Grade: Week of April 16th

Save the Date - Spring activities

As you know, the spring and end of school year become very busy and full of wonderful events! Please see the list below for some dates to note on your calendar.



  • April 24: "Pirates: The Musical!" performed by 1st-6th Grades at the Bob Duncan Community Center 7:00 p.m.
  • May 3: Art Show 7:00 p.m.
  • May 4: Pre-Kindergarten Picnic
  • May 4: Aloha Dance - 2nd Grade and older - 7:00 p.m.
  • May 8-11: 6th Grade class trip to Washington D.C.
  • May 11: Mother's Day Breakfast
  • May 25: Elementary Field Day
  • May 29: Sixth Grade Graduation 1:00 p.m.
  • May 29: Kindergarten Graduation 7:00 p.m.
  • May 30: Student Award Assembly 2:30 p.m. - Invitations will be sent.
  • May 31: Last day of school
  • June 1: Elementary and after school program and building closed

Summer Camp 2018

We will be having a wonderful summer at Merryhill School! We will have fun activities, crafts, and field trips for our students! We hope that your child plans to be with us for a wonderful summer!

Upcoming Events

  • April 19: Yearbook and Field Day shirt orders due
  • April 20: Earth Day celebration
  • April 20: Specialty summer camps sent home
  • April 23: First Grade enrichment trip to the Omni
  • April 24: Pirates! The Musical - 7:00 p.m. at Bob Duncan Community Center
  • April 25: Class pictures and Kindergarten Graduation pictures
  • April 27: Mother and Son Buckaroo Ball 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • April 27: Elementary early dismissal 11:00 a.m.
  • April 27 - May 4: Parent Conferences
  • May 3: Art Show 7:00 p.m.
  • May 3: Second Grade enrichment trip to Henrietta Creek Orchard
  • May 4: Pre-Kindergarten Picnic
  • May 4: Aloha Dance (2nd grade and older) 7:00-8:30 p.m.
  • May 7-11: Teacher Appreciation Week
  • May 8-11: Sixth Grade class trip to Washington D.C.