Bright Lights of Spring

Those new flowers sure are brave!

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Our Annual Short Week Before our Spring Break

You may already have this highlighted on your calendars, yet we have three and a half days of school next week, with Thursday as a half day. Thanks for your continued awareness of our school days. Your child's attendance and leaerning are # 1 for us. We wish you a safe and very happy Easter/Spring break. These crocuses are on the west side of our school.

Summer School Catalog is out!

The 2015 Summer School catalog is ready for your selection pleasure. The on-line registration period will be April 22nd at 5:00 to May 10th. As always, there will be a terrific choice of classes and the important skill builders as well. Hope you see the value in this program. Thanks!

Books are on the move, the before pictures.

With the help of our Reading Committee, we have centralized the books that our teachers use with our children to improve their reading skills via the Readers' Workshop and guided reading groups. The leveled readers using the Fountas and Pinnell system provides the children with books to read at their instructional and independent level. These are photos from our library.

Our staff works together to move the Book Room

The books and all of the titles with them arrived in their designated places as a rearrangement of the materials is coming to conclusion. Mary Shannon, our teachers, and our maintenance men have worked feaverishly to get the books in place. The volume of reading by the kids in our Readers' Workshop has really increased and as a result we have been building our collection of books. The genres include: Mysterys, Realistic Fiction, and Biographies.

Rain Garden News

Merton Rain Garden Club

Please join us!!

Come and learn how you can get involved!

Meetings are Wednesdays at 2:15 in the Primary School on

April 1st / May 29th / June 3rd

  • Find out what a Rain Garden is all about

  • Learn how you can help support the Rain Garden throughout the year

  • Help organize and plan student environmental learning

  • Visit the Rain Garden!

If you have any questions about the Merton School Rain Garden, contact:

Amandy Biondo:

Science and first graders

Balance is a very important part of our daily lives. Mr. Heinze's first graders are shown demonstrating their experiments to learn more about how balance works. They were very proud of their accomplishments.

Skyward down over Spring Break

While we are on Spring Break, our Skyward system will be getting an upgrade. During the entire period of the break, you will be unable to access the information you can usually get to. Please plan accordignly if you are leaving eaerly for your break destination.

Mike Budisch

We are closing in on the end of the third quarter and looking forward to a strong fourth quarter finish. Thanks for joining us through cooperation and communication.