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Glenda Merkley

Fourth Grade

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About Me

Educational History:

Student at private school in Texas for pre-kindergarten.

Student at Haskell Public Schools for three months of kindergarten grade.

Student at Department of Defense school in Bad Nauheim, Germany, from kindergarten through second grade.

Student at Haskell Public Schools from third grade until graduation, class of 1985.

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a minor in Reading from NSU, class of 1989.

Masters work begun at University of Houston-Clear Lake in 1995.


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Certified in Oklahoma grades 1-8

Certified in Texas grades K-6

Professional Development:

Have completed over 700 hours of conferences and workshops.

Current Position:

Fourth Grade teacher at Mary White Elementary.


Previous Position:

Began teaching in 1989 in Texas, teaching first grade, kindergarten, and transitional first grade (B.R.I.D.G.E.).

Taught in Texas until 1996, teaching kindergarten and third grade.

Began in Muskogee 1996-2000, teaching first grade.

Off with my mom with breast cancer 2000-2003

Taught at private school 2003-2005

Taught at Haskell 2005-2011, computer math.

Off with my dad with Alzheimer's 2011-2014

Teaching at Haskell 2014-present

Family Information:

One husband, Frank, (Tahlequah High School class of 1985) has worked for the VA for the past 25 years, one son, Trey,  (Haskell High School class of 2015 and student at OSUIT with three computer majors, Phi Theta Kappa, honors program), and daughter-in-law, Brittainee, (Talihina High School class of 2014 and student at education major for secondary), six dogs: Mazie, Gus, Toby, Chip (Tippysunshine), Milo, Jack (Jujubean), and one frog, Torpedo Jones (TJ).

Personal Information:

I love to read, write, and hike.  I’m getting back into running.  Doctor Who is my favorite everything! #Whovian  Plannernerd, handbag addict, pen collector, hoarder of chocolate.

Current Weather


Temperature: 88˚F

Current Condition: Drizzle

Wind Speeds: 4.68mph

Chance of Precipitation: 0.81%

5-day Outlook

Temperature: 103/78
Partly cloudy overnight.
Temperature: 106/75
Partly cloudy in the morning.
Temperature: 100/76
Mostly cloudy until evening.
Temperature: 99/73
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
Temperature: 94/72
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Glenda Merkley

Upcoming Events

Glenda Merkley

Upcoming Stories

Most of our stories are available on YouTube if your child would like to watch them being read to them at home.

10/9 – Stellaluna

10/16 – Review Week/FALL BREAK

10/23 – I Need My Monster

10/30 – If You Find a Rock

11/6 –  The Wretched Stone

11/13 – Knots On a Counting Rope


11/27 – How Many Days to America?

12/4 – How Santa Got His Job

12/11 – How Santa Lost His Job

12/20 – The Polar Express

Fall Break

Fall Break is Oct. 18-20th.  Enjoy!!!

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 3:30-9:30.  We will be sending out forms next week.  We select times on a first come, first served basis.  As there are almost 70 students, each child’s parent is alloted a five minute window of time. If you feel you need more time than that, please make a conference appointment with us through the front office.  Our conference time is 1:10-1:50 every day.

Cookie Dough Fundraiser

Fundraiser items will be here Thursday, Oct. 12.  Please make arrangements to pick up yours!

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