Countdown to the Holidays!

Noteworthy in November and "Save the Dates" for December

Looking Back at November

November came and went so quickly and so many activities and events are worth mentioning. Our teachers do an amazing job keeping you informed of classroom functions and activities. I am so fortunate to have the opportunity to see what transpires in multiple classrooms on a daily basis. It is my hope that these short updates give you an overall snapshot of our amazing community. I thank you for entrusting us to educate and care for your student!

Merryhill Quarterly Themes

Many of you are familiar with the quarterly themes and related projects here at Merryhill. If you are new, you have seen the first (Global Understanding) showcased through hallway process boards and culminating with the Passport Around the World event. The school-wide theme for quarter 2 is Systems. Each classroom teacher uses his/her hallway board to demonstrate and display the process by which students work their their chosen project or focus. I encourage you to take a moment to read the short description of the displayed project which includes the learning objectives addressed. It is exciting and so impressive to see the creative ways in which students are learning and mastering the difficult content they are given.

Fifth Grade Native American Exhibition

Mrs. D'Souza's 5th grade Social Studies students hosted each K-8 class last week, guiding students through a series of stations set up in Clevenger Hall. At each station students were ready to explain the project displayed and share facts about Native American history and culture. Please enjoy the Smilebox below.

Student Spotlight

We are fortunate to have many talented students. Our students participate in a wide variety of extracurricular activities and we are always thrilled to hear about their accomplishments.


This past month Sopheary Howser (5th grade), earned the title of All-Around State Champ Level 4, Child H Division. The Merryhill Staff is so proud! Way to go Sopheary!

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Annual Merryhill Turkeybowl

Merryhill Holiday Program

Tuesday, Dec. 16th, 7pm

3601 Pacific Ave

Stockton, CA

Join us for our annual student holiday production! VIP, premium, and preferred tickets will go on sale Wednesday morning (12/3). Special seating is first come first served. All other tickets are free and need not be reserved. For more information on special seating please see Ms. Rita or Anna Lisa at the front desk and look for the seating chart posted in the lobby.

Merryhill Winter Break Camp

When school is out, camp is on! Merryhill remains open during breaks for students needing care when school is not in session. Our staff plans a variety of activities for students daily, including cooking projects, crafts, and games. We also offer field trips during the break. Please see email attachment for the Winter Camp brochure including prices for day camp and registration forms.