mtulu dinner
By Kristi Gilbert This Friday, October 27, Merit High School in Springville is hosting a benefit dinner and performance to raise funds for our African sister school, Mtulu. In 2011, Merit College Preparatory Academy adopted Mtulu. Since then, Merit’s annual fundraising has built desperately needed classrooms and bathroom facilities and purchased books and supplies for Mtulu students. Ninety miles from any...
Merit Academy, a charter high school located in Springville will host a wide variety of camps and classes this summer for both youth and adults.
By Kati Evans Have you heard? Merit Academy is hosting summer camps and classes! These summer experiences will inspire and creativity and excitement for your family all summer long. Check out these fun course listings. Camps Classes Junior High Boot Camp Grossology: The Study of Really Gross Things Ace the ACT It's Showtime: Kids Theater Class Cheer Camp Pioneer Crafts Theater Class for Teens Cake...
Chef Sharon Warner has led students at Merit Academy in Springville in an effort to raise money for Mtulu, a school in rural Kenya.
By Sharon Warner In 2011, Merit Academy adopted Mtulu, a school in rural Kenya. Since then, Merit’s fundraising has built desperately needed classrooms and bathroom facilities and purchased books and supplies. Recently, however, a famine has amplified the need of these students; many are starving. Ninety miles from any urban center, Mtulu lies in the driest, poorest region of Kenya. Mtulu’s...
By Kati Evans, Merit Acdemy Merit Academy is excited to announce its new Summer Camp Program. Camps will be available throughout the summer for all ages. Camps and classes will be held for ages 5 to 105. Some of the camps that will be offered include theater, cheer, dance, Grossology (the study of really gross things), pioneer crafts, cake decorating,...
Merit Academy introduces Sterling Scholars
By Kati Evans Merit Academy is pleased to introduce its Sterling Scholars: Ashlyn Rich: Dance. Plans to serve an LDS mission then attend college and focus on dance education. Alan Bird: Mathematics. Plans to attend the University of Utah and pursue a mathematics degree and serve an LDS mission. Emilie Wright: English. Plans to serve an LDS mission then attend Utah Valley University...
Merit Dance Company 2017
By Ashlyn Rich The Merit Academy Dance Company attended the Utah Dance Education Organization High School Dance Festival on March 4. Merit was one of 36 high schools from across the state involved in the festival. "This is such a wonderful opportunity for our students to take classes from professionals in the dance world and work with other dance students from all...
Dr Jones
By Kati Evans Merit Academy ADHD is a common behavioral disorder that affects around 11 percent of school-aged children. Boys are about three times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with it, though it's not yet understood why. Kids with ADHD act without thinking, are hyperactive and have trouble focusing. They may understand what's expected of them but have trouble following...
Students at Merit Academy in Springville are participating in Project Based Learning, a learning style that encourages them to become active and engaged scholars.
By Angela Bunker Merit Academy Merit Academy’s 21st Century Education Merit Academy teachers and administration in Springville work closely with students to develop an exciting learning environment and a curriculum that uses Project Based Learning. This is an exciting and innovative process that will be ongoing for many years. PBL is a teaching method which encourages students to become active and engaged...
Your Family Matters is a new free monthly series designed to strengthen families and communities. Children are always invited. The series is held at Merit Academy, located at 1440 W. Center in Springville. On Feb. 27 at 7 p.m., Your Family Matters will present an evening with Allen Hughes, the “Bully Expert,” who will teach techniques and skills that will give...
By Shaelyn Christensen On March 24 from 5 to 7 p.m., Merit Academy will host a Meal for Mtulu. Mtulu is the name of Merit's sister school in Kenya, Africa, that it adopted seven years ago. Merit Academy is located at 1440 W. Center, Springville. In 2011, Merit partnered with Kenya Keys, an organization dedicated to educating students in Africa, and Merit students have raised money every...
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