Mercer Hosts First "Grandparents and Special Friends Day"

March 3, 2017 — Mercer Elementary School held its first “Grandparents and Special Friends Day” Friday, March 3, 2017, welcoming over 140 visitors to the school from 9:00-10:30 a.m.

The day began with coffee and refreshments in the Auditorium followed by a presentation by Mercer Principal Lindsay Florence. Students from Larissa Martin's fourth-grade class and Susan Beney and Sarah Mulligan’s kindergarten classes entertained visitors by singing “Three Cheers for Mercer School.” Music Specialist Rachel Luther led the fourth-graders and kindergarteners in the singing of four songs.

The visitors then toured the school, dropping into classrooms to get a glimpse of the typical school day at Mercer. 

The idea to host this event was provided by the grandmother of a Mercer student.

Mercer hopes to hold this very successful event annually.

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