Mr. Posick's weekly email

October 27, 2016

Attention 8th grade families!

Arrowhead High School is offering two parent nights for current 8th grade students considering Advanced Placement and/or Honors courses next year. The meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 14th and Tuesday, November 15th at Arrowhead's South Campus Library. Anyone is welcome to attend since all academic options will be discussed, however, the focus will be on AP and Honors options. The AHS letter Mr. Posick sent via Skyward has more details and can be found on the Mustang Memo website. Any student planning to take AP Human Geography/English 9 Honorsor Science 9/Biology Honors Block will be required to take the Pre-ACT at AHS on December 3rd or December 17th. There are no alternate test dates. Questions? Contact Corinne Meissner at meissnerc@merton.k12.wi.us or (262) 538-1130 ext 2010.

Sphero Club is Wednesday, November 2nd

Sphero Club will be meeting on Wednesday, November 2nd from 4:15-5:15 in the Library. Learn how to drive a Sphero and you can code, too. No need to sign up. Just meet in the Library. Here is a website with more information.

http://www.sphero.com/sphero

Merton Spirit Wear

The Merton Spirit Wear store is open from now until November 6th. The orders will be filled at MidCity Sports the week of November 28th, just in time for holiday shopping! Here is the link if you are interested.

https://www.promoplace.com/midcitysports/stores/mertonschool

Merton's Annual Food Drive

Starting next Monday, October 31st, Merton will be holding its annual Food Drive. The Food Drive will end on Friday, November 11th. Please consider donating non-perishable food items that will help those in need in our community.

Veterans' Day Celebration is Friday, November 11th

On Friday, November 11, 2016, Merton Intermediate School is hosting a Veteran’s Day Program to honor those who have served in our armed forces. This will take place at Merton Intermediate School, and we would like to invite all in our armed forces who have or are currently serving, to attend our Veterans' Day program. If veterans have a student they know who attends Merton Intermediate School, the student will be able to join them for breakfast. The program, including breakfast, will run from 9:00-11:40AM. This is a time for those in our armed forces to be honored for your service. Please join us! Please click on the google form below to RSVP by November 4th, 2016.

Veteran’s Day RSVP

Hour of Code is December 5th-9th

December will be here before you know it and with it will come Hour of Code! This year we are aiming to provide all of our students with a coding experience and are asking for your help. If you are willing to volunteer in a classroom assisting with student activities (does not require prior coding experience) the week of December 5-9 or come talk to our students about your career in a field relating to computer science, coding, robotics, etc. on December 14th, please contact Mrs. Iwanski at iwanskim@merton.k12.wi.us.