Merrillville High School PBIS Team Announces December Fund Raisers!

Merrillville_HS_PBIS_Team_Announces_Dece-1The Merrillville High School Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) committee will be hosting three fund raisers during the month of December. All proceeds will benefit positive initiatives at the school including the iPatch program for students and the Teacher and Staff member of the Month program.

The group will be offering $50 certificates for $25 throughout the month of December. Those interested in making a purchase may do so by visiting

On Thursday, December 4th, a book fair will be held at Barnes and Noble in Valpo from 5-9 PM. Books, music, videos, and food purchases will all count towards the fund raiser. On tap are readings by teachers and their children, scavenger hunts for all age levels, and performances by the MHS cheerleaders, jazz band, choir, slam poetry team, and drama club. Patrons are invited to purchase a cookie or cupcake to decorate. Gift wrapping will also be available.

If you can't make the event, feel free to shop online from December 5-9 at using Bookfair ID #11484771.

Lastly, on Thursday, December 11th, an open canvas night will be hosted by the group from 6-9 PM in the frosh cafe at MHS. Enter through Entrance J. The featured painting will be of Santa. The cost for the evening is $30, which includes the canvas, paint, paint brushes, instruction, a snack, and a soft drink. To register, please visit:

Merrillville High School is located at 276 E. 68th Place in Merrillville.

For further information on these fundraisers, please contact Carrie Bedwell, PBIS community outreach chair, at or (219) 650-5307, x 7115.