Saturday Academy

The Merced High School Saturday Academy is an opportunity for students to continue learning and growing as life-long learners for an additional day each week. Multiple courses will be available and students will be able to sign up for any classes offered. Classes will last from 10:00am-2:15pm on Saturdays. A nutrition snack will be provided for all students who arrive for an academy course.

In addition to taking a Saturday course for fun and for learning purposes, students can also take classes at Saturday Academy to make up for missed school days. This includes seniors who need to reach the 90% attendance mark.

Saturday Academy will take place on the following dates:


The following classes will be offered on some weeks or all weeks of Saturday Academy, please contact the teacher listed for more information:

Photography - Mrs. Ratcliff, Room 110

Movie Debate - Mrs. Morton, Room 325

Band/Winter Guard - Mr. Schmid, Band Room

Fitness Tumbling - Mrs. McNamara, Mirror Room

Tennis Skills - Mr. Tetangco, Room 222

Baseball Skills - Mr. Parle, Room 219

Basketball Skills - Mr. Nava, Gym

Drama & Acting - Mrs. DeLeon, Drama Room

AP Biology Study Session - Mrs. Lawson, Room 303

AP Spanish Study Session - Mr. Alarez, Room 511

Pro Start / Safe Serve - Mr. Calzadillas, Room 304

Academic Decathlon - Mr. Sebastian, Room 127

Leadership Skills / Workshop - Mrs. Tovar-Arreola, Room 101

Speech & Debate - Mr. Pedrozo, Room 119

Study Skills / 90% Makeup - Mr. Marvulli, Room 100

Block A (10:00am-12:00pm)
Nutrition Break (12:00-12:15pm)
Block B (12:15-2:15pm)

**Transportation is provided for those in need, if you need transportation to and from the academy, please go to 107 and see Mr. Smith or Mr. Muro.

The site leader for the MHS Saturday Academy is Associate Principal Shane Smith. Feel free to contact him with any questions or concerns.