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Merrill engages, encourages and empowers every student to be an independent, critical thinker in a collaborative community.


Merrill will uphold a culture of excellence that prepares all students for success in college, career and the world around them.


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Spring Sport Tryouts!

  Tryouts for girls soccer and boys baseball are on March 2nd and March 3rd. All student athletes must have a current physical in the last year in order to participate in tryouts. Please conctact Coach Thornton ( for baseball and Coach Pachan ( for soccer. Tryouts will begin at 3:45 and end at 5:00. 6th …

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Attention All Hockey Players!

Are you interested in playing hockey with other Merrill Jaguars? Here’s your chance. A Merrill team has been opened up for any middle school student to play this spring at The Ice Ranch in Littleton. The registration links are below. Please direct any questions to Mr. Stringer. GO JAGUARS!   MS League Home: MS League …

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After School Programs to Start Next Week!

Merrill Middle School is excited to offer free after school programs starting the week of February 9th! Your child received a program brochure and registration form. The brochure is also available below. Please register your child by February 6th to ensure a spot in his/her preferred program. All programs will run on Tuesday and/or Thursday from 3:45 until …

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Merrill Longboarding Class Acknowledged by JP Morgan/Chase and Google!

Two years ago, Merrill Middle School started a longboarding enrichment for their students. They partnered with a local company, KoTA Longboards, and created a class to not only teach students how to longboard, but to also teach them life skills. “Balance on the board, balance in life.” Last week, KoTA Longboards was honored by receiving …

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Monthly Character Pillar

Responsibility – Think being responsible for a garden or finances; or as in being solid and reliable like an oak Do what you are supposed to do • Plan ahead • Persevere: keep on trying! • Always do your best • Use self-control • Be self-disciplined • Think before you act — consider the consequences …

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Academic Breakfast Club

Please join us two Saturdays a month from 9-11 for Academic Saturday School! This is a great opportunity to connect with your teachers and get a little extra help with your classes. Also, did we mention that breakfast is included? Well, it is! We will see you then.

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Thank You Teachers!

We hope you all are surrounded by family and friends today. We are thankful for our students, our teachers and our community! It’s because of you that Merrill is such an amazing place to be. Our students put together a little video for our teachers last week, and this is what they had to say… …

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Parent Portal

Be sure you are signed up for the DPS Parent Portal. You will have first hand access to your student’s academic career.  The Portal will give you access to all your student data.  It will also be the resource for DPS School Choice this year.  Find out more……

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king soopers

King Soopers Cards

Raising money for Merrill is as easy as buying your groceries!!!  Merrill’s PTO has King Soopers gift cards available for purchase.  Get a re-loadable gift card and use like cash.  5% of your purchases will come back to Merrill to support school activities, teachers and sports. Please contact Kerry Gray if interested at 720-295-7667.King Soopers …

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5 Reasons to Cheer for Merrill!

We got together with our good friend, Cameron Hughes, and came up with the top 5 reasons to cheer for Merrill this year. Click on the link below for his message! Merrill Middle School ROCKS!

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