Merrill Middle School

PTSA

Welcome to Merrill Middle School!

Join the Merrill Middle School PTSA

The purpose of the Merrill Middle School PTSA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

Merrill families support school functions via the PTSA throughout the year in the following ways:

  • Provide and serve food and drink at school-sponsored socials in the fall and spring.
  • Host teacher appreciation breakfasts in the fall and spring.
  • Support teachers and staff at International Day, a once-a-year school-wide, school sponsored event celebrating diversity at Merrill.
  • Manage the My School Anywhere online school directory.
  • Organize Restaurant Night fundraisers at local restaurants.
  • Help with providing volunteers for the school as needed.
  • Assist teachers and staff at the Spring Fling, an event to welcome incoming families.
  • Organize and host a Fall Festival community building event.
  • Manage the Merrill Community Fund, a giving campaign to raise general funds for the school.
  • Organize and host the “All In!” Merrill Fundraiser, an event to help raise general funds for the school in order to help provide all of our students with opportunities not otherwise funded.

Join the Merrill Middle School PTSA

The Merrill PTSA meets each month at 6:15pm. Meeting locations vary, so please check the school calendar online for the latest information.

Up coming PTSA Meetings will be held 6:15pm-7:30pm

  • Feburary 15th
  • March 15th
  • April 19th

PTSA Dines Out Dates:

  • January 24th- Bonnie Brae Tavern @740 S University Blvd
  • February 7th- Park Burger @1890 S Pearl St
  • March 14th- Homegrown Tap n Dough @1001 S Gaylord St
  • April 12th- Chipotle Mexican Grill @371 E Alameda

Upcoming Speaker Event:

We are excited to announce Kim Bevill, a highly respected Keynote Speaker from Gray Matters, will be coming to Merrill on Wednesday 2/28 from 6:00 – 7:30.

Kim trains educators and parents on the applicable neuroscience and the instructional strategies that work for anyone with a brain! She will be highlighting the following topics and will provide strategies for parents, teachers and kids to get the most out of our amazing brains:

  • Relationships and Academic Achievement
  • Health & Wellness/Stress and the impact on Academic Performance
  • Happiness & Gratitude – How and Why it Improves Academic Behavior

Parents, Kids and Teachers are all invited for this free event! We encourage you to bring a $5 or $10 gift card (e.g. Starbucks, Chipotle, Target)  per attendee as a donation towards the “Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies” Program at Merrill.

PTSA Board for 2017 – 2018

President – Rebecca Wiggins

Vice President/Communications Coordinator – Emily Brouillette

Treasurer – Angie Swanson

Secretary – Heather Grubbs

For more information, please contact: mailto:merrillptsa@gmail.com