August 2014  
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   Aug 21 2014 at 05:30 PM
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   Aug 25 2014
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   Aug 29 2014
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   Sep 01 2014

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Hello Merwin Families and welcome to the 2014-2015 school year!

The first day of school is rapidly approaching and I want to make sure you have all the information you need to make the beginning of the school year smooth and successful for everyone.  I hope you have had a relaxing summer and I look forward to seeing everyone in the upcoming weeks! 

Mrs. Faur

First day of school:  8:10 am on August 25th

Back to school night for Kindergarten through 2nd grade:
Thursday, August 21, 2014   5:30 to 7:15  pm

Back to school night for 3rd through 5th grade:
Thursday, September 4, 2014  5:30 to 7:15 pm

Class lists will not be posted this year.  You will have the opportunity to pick up your child’s class assignment during back to school night August 21nd beginning at 5:00 pm-7:15 pm and from 8:00-4:00 on Friday, August 22nd.


For those unable to pick up the schedule during these times class lists will be posted Monday, August 25th at 7:30 am.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday School Hours

Kindergarten  8:10 am to 1:10 pm 

Grades 1-3     8:10 am to 2:07 pm 
 Grades 4-5    8:10 am to 2:24 pm 

Tuesday Early Out School Hours: 

• Kindergarten 8:10 am to 12:50 am
• Grades 1-3    8:10 am to 12:50 pm
• Grades 4-4    8:10 am to 1:10 pm 

Please visit our Office pages to find forms, school supply lists and more!

Merwin Elementary is a No Excuses University School!

It is my pleasure to announce Merwin’s acceptance into the No Excuses University Network. This is a national group of schools that are committed to the No Excuses University (NEU) philosophy and a school culture which is grounded on one pledge and one goal.

We are committed to creating a school that knows no limits to the academic success of each student. (Merwin Pledge)

Every student without exception and without excuse will be proficient in reading, language arts, and math. (Our One Goal)


Enroll your student at the district office
June 17-July 28 Mondays only
July 29-August 16 8am-4pm daily


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