Elementary

Used Costume Drive

From October 9th - October 19th the Merchantville National Junior Honor Society will be running a costume drive. We are collecting new or lightly used Halloween costumes for kids who may not have any to wear this year. Halloween can be full of memories, but unfortunately, some children cannot afford…
Published in Elementary

Blue Shirt Day at MES

The first Monday of every October is World Day of Bullying Prevention. Whether you wear the STOMP Out Bullying "2018 Limited Edition" Blue Shirt or wear your own blue shirt, you'll be using your voice and sending a message that this is the day that bullying prevention is heard around…
Published in Elementary

Summer Reading Rewarded

Merchantville School celebrated the students that completed multiple reading logs over the summer. Why is summer reading so important? Have you heard of the "Summer Slide"? Research has shown that over the summer, students who stop reading can lose up to two months of reading achievement. Due to the summer…
Published in Elementary

Merchantville School PTA

Hello families! The long-awaited schedules are active in the Real Time Parent Portal!https://www.fridayparentportal.com/portal/security/login.cfm. Log in using the codes sent in the summer mailing to find out your children’s teachers. Don’t forget to submit a room parent request if you would like to be considered for a Room Parent position for…
Published in Elementary

Camp Invention at MES

Merchantville School, 130 S Centre Street, Merchantville, New Jersey is offering a summer program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame®, Camp Invention is an exciting, week-long summer adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation. Children in kindergarten through 6th grade work together to seek…
Published in Elementary

MES Presents 101 Dalmations

Merchantville School's production of 101 Dalmatians took place for family, friends and community members took place on April 12th at 7:00. It is a wonderful show that our students (and adults) worked very hard on for months. It is truly a labor of love and we are looking forward to…
Published in Elementary

Students Get A Lesson About The Influence Of Alcohol

The 5th grade students at Merchantville Elementary School had the opportunity to use the Fatal Vision® goggles, which simulate eyesight of a person under the influence of alcohol. Sgt. Frank Talarico, Merchantville’s LEAD Officer, incorporates this activity as part of the program. The Fatal Vision® Impairment Simulation Goggles are a…
Published in Elementary

MES Hallway Read-In

Merchantville School continued to promote reading today by holding a "Hallway Read-In". All students brought a book into the hallway and read for 20 minutes. We hope that students continue practicing their reading skills outside of school and in lots of different locations.
Published in Elementary

Safe Schools

On March 14th Merchantville students stood together with school pride on the National School Walkout Day. Students decorated the lawn with art work promoting school pride. Students stood together to promote a safe school environment for all. Merchantville Chief School Administrator J. Scott Strong said his district, which is a…
Published in Elementary

MES Lunch Buddies

Merchantville School launched our "Lunch Buddies" program this week. Students from the elementary school were paired with Jr High students to eat lunch and converse. The older students take pride in being models for the younger students. This program will rotate students and mentors on a weekly basis. School-based “Bigs”…
Published in Elementary
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