Merryhill School News

September 7, 2018

Scholastic Book Fair - September 17-21

We are excited to have our fall Scholastic Book Fair the week of September 17-21. This is a great opportunity to purchase some inexpensive books to add to your child's home library. We will be setting up books in both schools for this event. The Fair will run Monday through Friday that week from 3:45-6:00 p.m. each evening.

Big Steps Little Feet (BSLF)

We had our first Big Steps Little Feet event this morning. On the first Friday of each month, the elementary classes will partner with a preschool class to do an activity together. Today the elementary students helped their preschool friend do a name art activity. The children will be partnered with the same class and students each month which we look forward to a beautiful partnership and friendship blooming as our older students have this wonderful leadership opportunity.

Grandparent's Day Breakfast

We had an amazing turnout this morning for our Grandparent's Day Breakfast and enjoyed watching this beautiful relationship with our students!

Back to School Dance - Friday, September 21st

We will be having a Back to School Sock Hop for our 2nd grade and older students on Friday, September 21st from 7:00-8:30 p.m. We will have dinner, dessert, and dancing. It will be a great night of fun! The information will be sent home today, but tickets will be on sale in the office beginning Monday for $10/student and will be on sale until September 19th.

Emergency Drills

All of our students participated in all types of emergency drills this week - fire, severe weather, and lock down. We discussed with the students in advance and want to ensure that they know what to do if we should have an emergency. Everyone did a great job!

Parenting Resources

I am a firm believer that parenting is the most difficult job that any of us will ever have! It is the most rewarding job, but we learn by trial and error through the stages in order to make the best decisions for our children. We want you to know that we are always here to support you as a parents; I am also a firm believer that it "takes a village" to raise children! Here are some great articles that you might find helpful in your parenting journey as well.

Upcoming Events

  • September 11th: Patriot Day - wear red, white, blue (elementary must still be in uniform)
  • September 13th: CiCi's Night
  • Septmeber 14th College Day
  • September 17th-21st: Scholastic Book Fair 3:45-6:00 p.m.
  • September 17th: Pine Cove payment due
  • September 17th: Constitution Day
  • September 20th: 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade enrichment trip to Bass Hall
  • September 21st: Back to School Dance - 2nd-6th Grades - 7:00-8:30 p.m.
  • September 21st: Character Pep Rally
  • September 24th: Fall Picture Day - All preschool students (including sibling groups)/ Elementary students will take yearbook photo in uniforms
  • September 25th: Fall Picture Day - Elementary students only (including elementary siblings) (does not have to be a uniform)
  • September 28th: Fantastic Friday
  • September 28th Spirit Day