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...
The Merit Academy Cheerleaders recently competed in their first regional tournament for 1A schools. In the last three years, the cheer team has gone from four girls to an almost 20-member co-ed team. Cheer teams were judged on jumps, cheer, dance and stunting. The team won their division and was scheduled to compete against Tintic High School for the...
Merit Academy Your Family Matters is a new monthly series designed just for families. Each month there will be a new activity, speaker or project that focuses on building and strengthening families through fun and inspiring activities. The series events will be held at Merit Academy, located at 1440 W. Center in Springville. This month's speakers will be Scott and Becky Mackintosh. Their event...
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