Merryhill School News

September 28, 2018

Fall Fundraiser

We will begin our fall fundraiser tomorrow! This is a great catalog, as well as many additional items in the online catalog, There is cookie dough, cakes, popcorn, and many other wonderful items available for sale!


We will send packets home tomorrow with all of the information. We will have wonderful prizes for our sellers including daily drawings for great prizes, earning of lanyards with kangaroo characters, and the ability to earn Jungle Patrol and the money machine!!


Our biggest selling class (by percentage) - one preschool and one elementary - will win a pizza and cookie party for the entire class! The two biggest sellers will additionally choose from one of three prizes:



  • $100 of school uniform / spirit apparel
  • Free Friday catered lunch program for November and December plus free registration for November Parent's Night Out
  • 2 free months of afterschool club - including woodworking, DIY, basketball, volleyball, STEAM, or drama.



Happy selling and thank you for your support of our school!

October forms coming home tomorrow

We will be sending home all of our October forms tomorrow:



  • October Friday lunch forms
  • After school club registration forms
  • Uniform / spirit wear order forms
  • Fall fundraiser packets
  • Fall Festival forms - We are excited to host our annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We appreciate your support of this free event with donations of candy, prizes, baked goods, or donations for our raffle!

Fall pictures

Fall pictures were this week, and all students should have brought home their picture proofs. Orders must be completed and returned by Tuesday, October 2nd.

Parking Lot Safety

Please be reminded to drive slowly and cautiously in the parking lot. We want to always ensure that all of our students are safe at all times, and children do occasionally forget to "look both ways" even when with their parents. Please keep your speed to a maximum of 10 mph. Thank you for helping us to protect our students!

Family Movie Night - Friday, October 5th

We will be hosting our next Family Movie Night on Friday, October 5th; we will be showing "Inside Out.". We hope that you and your family will join us for a family movie on the lawn under the stars with dinner, snacks, and a wonderful evening of family fun! Bring your blankets, have pizza, drinks, popcorn, and a Kona Ice sno cone!! The cost is $20/family; please complete a registration form no later than Wednesday, October 3rd if you will be attending.

Instructional Holiday - October 5 and 8

Our elementary students have an early release at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 5th and no instructional classes on Monday, October 8th. Please make sure that you have signed up on the classroom door if your child will be attending for extended care on either of those days.

Upcoming Events

  • September 28th: Fantastic Friday
  • September 28th: Spirit Day
  • October 1st and 2nd: 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade trip to Pine Cove
  • October 3rd: 2nd Grade enrichment trip to Dallas Museum of Art
  • October 3rd: Kona Ice 3:30 p.m. (all students in elementary building)
  • October 4th: Hearing, Vision, and Health screenings
  • October 5th: Big Steps Little Feet 9:30 a.m.
  • October 5th: Early dismissal 11:00 a.m.
  • October 5th: Colors of Love
  • October 5th: Family Movie Night - 7:00 p.m.
  • October 5th-12th: Elementary Parent Conferences
  • October 8th: Holiday - no instructional classes