Congratulations toMerchantville School students Jessica Katzberg, Tim Rocchi and Ava Kelly and teacher, Dina Turan, in winning the 2019 American Legion of Merchantville/Pennsauken essay contest about Americanism. Our MES students took first, second and third place in this annual competition sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary for grades third (3) through twelfth (12). The contest has different classifications pertaining to grouping or classes. Essays need to be at least 150 to 500 words depending upon which “class” the student falls under.
St. Peter School is proud to announce that our very own students will be performing our 2019 school musical, "Annie Jr." on Thursday, May 16th at 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 17th at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m. SPS rolled out its new performing arts club, the St. Peter Performers, this past fall. To help support this new endeavor we will be putting together an ad and patron book which will be distributed to everyone who comes to our performances.
Ladies, flaunt your hats, and gents, don that bow tie! Merchantville School's largest fundraiser of the year is almost here. The PTA's Kentucky Derby Benefit & Auction is scheduled for May 4th, 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Merchantville Community Center, 212 Somerset Ave. This basket fundraiser is held on the day of the Kentucky Derby. Dress up, wear your best hat and win big at the races. Tickets are $25 per person. Get your tickets here.
Hey, MES families come enjoy a great night out at the park, on Tuesday, April 9th is Phillies vs. Washington Nationals Dollar Dog Night! The Philadelphia Phillies have had a historical off season with the addition of Bryce Harper, JT Realmuto and Andrew McCutchen. They will be a force in the NL East! Get your $5 tickets to the game and spend some quality time with your Merchantville friends watching Harper face off against his old team, the Washington Nationals! Get your tickets now, first come, first serve and they will go fast. Tickets must be purchased by March 9th to secure seats. Please purchase tickets on the PTA website.
Take fun to the next level with Invention Project®, a one-of-a-kind program for students entering grades 6-9. Invention Project empowers each student to be an innovator by bringing new ideas to life while tackling real-world topics and offers empowering STEM activities for middle school students. Merchantville School is hosting Invention Project from August 5th to August 9th. Check out invent.org/invention-project or call 800-968-4332 for registration information! Look for Flyers coming home this week!
This video describes the philosophy behind the development of Merchantville School's curriculum and instructional practices. Goal #1: Improve student achievement at all grade levels for all students and decrease achievement gaps where they exist. Goal #2: Implement high-quality instruction in every classroom that promotes innovative educational practices to meet the individual needs of students. Goal #3: Foster the partnership with parents to assist students in cultivating the skills to be successful academically and socially in and out of Merchantville School.