Kids Helping Kids, a Success at Merrimac

Merrimac Elementary School is going green. Their school has a recycling program called “Kids Helping Kids.” Kids Helping Kids Recycling reduces the amount of waste entering landfills and teaches the importance of helping others. Due…

YOGADIO comes to Merrimac Elementary School

Merrimac students recently had a special week during physical education classes.   Merrimac has YOGARDIO—it is a combination of Yoga and Cardio  in one great class. The program was developed by Danielle Gagnon, a third…

Read a Book to Give a Book at…

This year Merrimac Elementary School’s Pick A Reading Partner (P.A.R.P.) program ran through the month of February. This program includes all grade levels and the requirements are that each student reads 15-30 minutes a day…

Merrimac Elementary hosts Leadership Day

Merrimac hosted its Leadership Day event on Tuesday. Educators from schools districts across Long Island toured the building and were amazed by the incredible student and staff work done to achieve "Lighthouse" status through the…

Merrimac Elementary hosts visitors from Japan

Merrimac Elementary School recently hosted visitors from Japan named Kanae and Shiho, who were in town to learn about the Leader in Me program, which Merrimac is known for nationally thanks to its “Lighthouse School”…