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2020-21 MES PTA Board

Congratulations are in order for Merchantville School's newly-elected2020-2022 PTA Board members. President: Denise Wackes, Treasurer: Lori D'Ambrosia, Secretary: Liz Bairner, VP Public Relations: Mariaelena Beauchamp, VP Programs: Stacey Kerr, VP Ongoing Programs: Antisha Meisner, VP Ways and Means: Amanda Tennant and, VP Membership: Carrie Brown. Each year, up to 4…
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PTA DEI Seeking Tutors

Hello, Merchantville parents! We already know you’re doing superhero jobs with ALL of the school changes and at-home learning. if you have a little more to give - and we realize that may be asking a lot right now - the PTA's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) committee is wondering…
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MES Book Fair

Hello Merchantville parents! This year, the Scholastic Book Fair will be done all online. For details, parents can look at the fliers through the PTA Konstella connection. The fair will start on Friday, 9/25 and will run until Thursday, 10/8. All book orders will be sent directly to your home.…
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Open Teaching Positions

The Merchantville School District is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions: Long Term Substitute Position - Jr High Science for Grades 6 – 8, Middle School Science Certification preferred and Long Term Substitute Position – Pre-School, Early Childhood Certification preferred. Start date is Sept 1, 2020. Other certifications will…
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MES & SPS Plan Reopening

Merchantville School's Re-opening Committee is working to develop a plan for the 2020-2021 school year. The committee includes representatives from the administration, Board of Education, teachers, nurses, parents, police and Borough Council. A survey was sent to parents and guardians to complete for each child they have attending Merchantville School.…
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BOE Meetings on Zoom

The Merchantville Board of Education meetings will continue to be accessible via a zoom webinar through August 2020. Due to the Corona virus (COVID-19), the Merchantville Board of Education public meetings are being held online using Zoom, a cloud-based video conferencing tool. These instructions are provided for your convenience and…
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Run for Merchantville's BOE

Would you like to be on the November ballot for Merchantville School's Board of Education? There are three (3) BOE positions that expire this year. If you are considering serving on your school board, take advantage of NJSBA’s online briefings that provide details about the responsibilities of serving on a…
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Graduations Go Virtual

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 from Merchantville School and St. Peter School. Merchantville School celebrated the occasion by sharing a bi-lingual eighth grade graduation video and "babies video" for everyone's enjoyment. Their graduation video begins with a heartwarming message from class keynote speaker, Katherine Santos, who entered 6th grade…
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#uKNIGHTed

On June 4th, Merchantville School's Chief Administrator, Scott Strong, published a letter to acknowledge the senseless murder of George Floyd and express the district's unequivocal commitment to empowering students with the skills and voice to make a change and stand up for what they believe is right. MES provides an environment promoting “No Place For Hate” where people are not only tolerant, but accepting of diversity. Students and teachers stand #uKNIGHTed in making the world…

Opening: Math Teacher

The Merchantville School District, located in Camden County, New Jersey, is seeking qualified candidates for the following position: Jr. High Math Teacher (Grades 6 – 8). The district is committed to the students of Merchantville and ensuring their success in the 21st century. This is a maternity leave position starting…
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Murphy Adjusts School Aid

Revised state aid figures for New Jersey public schools were issued Thursday evening by the state Department of Education, detailing how $335 million in funding promised in February will disappear due to the financial crunch brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. According to published revisions, Merchantville will lose $454,037, a decrease of 2.9% in anticipated school aid of $3,507,011 for the 2020-21 School Year. Districts experiencing losses will lose just as much as expected. Those…
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