Despite the fact that our school is still under construction, please pay specific detail to the beautiful smiles that bless our hallways and classrooms. Adding teachers and moving classrooms at the last minute could most definitely cause potential negativity and stress .... but that was not a concern today. :) COUNTLESS Hours and hours have been spent with late nights by our contractors, construction workers, administrators, teachers, support staff, parents - and yes, even students have spent summer hours helping our Merritt Public Schools get ready for Day 1 of our school year.
Today was a success and an encouraging, happy place to be - and it was because of the people who we call Merritt Oilers. If you know someone in these photos, please continue to encourage them. Give them a pat on the back. Say thank you. Read with them. Attend their activities. Involve yourself in their MPTO, clubs, and organizations. Simply smile at them. (Smiles are contagious!) Great things are happening in western Oklahoma ... and this is only the beginning.
From the inside of our classrooms and the bottom of our hearts, an abundance of thanks goes to our parents and community members who help make our schools such a positive learning environment. Our 2014-2015 school year is off to a great start, and TOGETHER, with patience, diligence, and perseverance, we look forward to each new day with our students and Oiler Family.