Merryhill School News

Spring Parties and Egg Hunts - Thursday, March 29

Next Thursday, March 29th is our spring parties and egg hunt day. Please make sure that your child has brought their 12 plastic eggs filled with pre-wrapped candy and taped shut. In addition, please sign up for party goodies on the classroom door, as the students will have their parties for lunch at 11:30 that day.
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Reading Month Updates

We have just one week left in our Reading Challenge!! We have read 84,870 minutes thus far and are very close to reaching our reading goal!!


Several staff and I will be made into human ice cream sundaes next Thursday IF the goals are met! The ice cream, chocolate syrup, sprinkles, marshmallows, chocolate chips, whipped cream, and cherries are here and waiting to see if the goal is met!

Parenting Resources - Reading with your child

Spring Pictures

Spring pictures will be available for purchase next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, in each building, from 3:45-6:00 p.m.

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 6 - Preschool Nursery Rhyme Parade 9:30 a.m.
  • April 11-13: 4th and 5th Grade class trip to Austin and San Antonio
  • April 13: Family Movie Night 7:00 p.m.
  • 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 31: Last day of school
  • June 1: Elementary and after school program and building closed

Upcoming Events

  • March 27: Preschool musical show
  • March 29: Spring egg hunts and parties
  • March 29: Conclusion of reading month - Human Ice Cream Sundaes!
  • March 30: Student holiday - no instructional classes
  • April 3: Mobile Dairy Classroom visits
  • April 3: Elementary summer camp registration due
  • April 4: Lunch Bunch
  • April 4: Deadline to register for Family Movie Night
  • April 5: 6th Grade trip payment due
  • April 5: Kindergarten enrichment trip to Ft. Worth Museum of Science
  • April 6: Nursery Rhyme Parade 9:30 a.m.
  • April 9: Sixth Grade enrichment trip to George W. Bush Presidential Library
  • April 11-13: Fourth and Fifth Grade overnight trip to Austin and San Antonio
  • April 13: Family Movie Night 7:00 p.m.