• Due to the weather condtions the following changes have been made for after school activities.

    Cancelled 1/23/2019 

    After School Tutoring (Fieler & MIS)
    After School Detentions (MHS, Pierce, MIS)
    Merrillville Alternative Program (students are expected to complete e-learning at home)
    The boys' swim meet with Chesterton is postponed to Thursday, January 24 at Chesterton for a start time of 5:30. 
    The Lowell girls game has been cancelled since there is NO time to make this game up.  Our senior night will be tomorrow night vs Morgan Township.  


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  • The make up day from the November 26th snow day will be Friday, February 15th. 

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    Wood students wear red, white, and blue to honor Veterans



     Wood Students wear red, white, and blue to honor Veterans


        Welcome to John Wood Elementary School
    Home of the Merrillville Pirates
    Mission Statement
    Together with parents and community, the John Wood team shall provide a safe learning environment and prepare students to be productive, tolerant and respectful citizens by fostering individual development and striving for highest academic achievement.


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    If you would like to file a formal grievance under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, you may contact our Section 504/Title II coordinator, Danny Lackey, at 6701 Delaware St, Merrillville IN 46410, at 219-650-5300, or by e-mail at dlackey@mvsc.k12.in.us.

    Parents, Due to the Corporation
    Wellness Policy, MCSC will no
    longer allow restaurant food
    to be brought in for your child's
    breakfast or lunch. 
    Danny Lackey
    Homeless Liaison 
    Administrative Services Center
    6701 Delaware Street
    Merrillville, IN 46410



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