April 2020 Newsletter
Make Sure to Share Photos!

Don't forget to share your adventures of learning during quarantine with our Merryman Facebook page or email them to kkoester@marinette.k12.wi.us.

Some pictures will even make it into this year's yearbook!
Spring is just around the corner!   Research   shows  that time outdoors can help boost your mood, creativity and relationships.  

Marinette county physical activity and nutrition workgroup would like to share with you a "one stop shop" for all of the wonderful recreational activities available in our area.  

Click here , pick a destination, then go on a family exploration!
Marinette School District assign all students to their home schools based on the established elementary school boundaries to ensure student enrollment balance within the elementary schools.

By July 30, a parent can apply for a district exception online, which is reviewed by the District Administrators for approval. If the family receives approval, it is the district’s expectation that the student will be parent transported to/from school in a timely manner or the district exception will be reversed. Families will be notified by the first Friday in August.

Should a family move during an existing school year to another home outside of the existing school’s attendance area, it may be in the best interest of the student to finish the current school year at the original school and that will be granted. 
Potential Reasons for Approval:
  • Medical conditions of student.
  • Extenuating family situation.
  • Family moved from current home in district to a new home causing a change in elementary boundary area.

Marinette School District reserves the right to request further documentation if needed to make a final decision. All decisions are made by the District Administrator and are final. Once a variance is accepted, you do not need to fill one out every year.

2020-21 Teacher Requests

Any requests for teachers for the 2020-21 school year must be made in writing by April 17th. The request must contain your academic, social, or behavioral rationale. We will do our best to meet requests but remember that all staff provide the same curriculum in a safe learning environment.

Please email any requests to kkoester@marinette.k12.wi.us
Music Resources

Quaver has put together some of your favorite songs in a YouTube playlist!  Check it out!  Spoiler alert - IT INCLUDES PUMPKIN BONES AND YOU-NIQUE!

4th grade students!

Please remember to check your school email account for some important information from your teachers!
Don't forget to register for Summer Learning if you haven't already!
The Reading Connection is a newsletter designed to suggest fun activities and books to parents/caregivers that promote positive reading experiences in the home.

It takes an army to run a school and we are looking for people to help out. If you would like to volunteer please follow the below link to the volunteer application. Volunteers are approved for two years, so if you were approved as a volunteer last year you are good to go! Please contact the office at 715-735-2500 with any questions.

Click here  for the application.
Parent/Student Handbook
Please find below, a link to our 2019-20 parent/student handbook. Please take the time to read through the information given.
PBIS Parent/Student Handbook

We are Knights with a Code of Respect, Responsibility, and Safety.

Click here for access to the full PBIS Parent/Student Handbook.
2019-20 Master Calendar

Click here for the 2019-20 Marinette School District master calendar.

In an effort to be more green, we are now sending out all flyers digitally.

CLICK HERE  to view the current flyers.

The Board of Education is committed to providing an equal educational opportunity for all students in the District. The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected under State or Federal law including, but not limited to, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability in any of its student program and activities.
Merryman Elementary School
611 Elizabeth Avenue 
Marinette, WI 54143
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