• What is P.O.U.N.C.E.?
    P.O.U.N.C.E. is the name of the program for rising 6th grade students at Mercer during the summer. Its name is an acronym for "Preparing Our Unique and New Children for Excellence." The P.O.U.N.C.E. program will introduce students to the daily routine at Mercer Middle School, including locker assignments, the A/B day bell schedule and navigating the hallways. Students will have four, 40-minute classes each day which focus on the middle school way of life at Mercer and becoming familiar with its expectations. On the last day of P.O.U.N.C.E. program, students will participate in culminating activities, including a pizza party, while having an opportunity to share what they have learned with their parents.
    P.O.U.N.C.E. includes:
    • Study Skills;
    • Building Orientation ("Amazing Race");
    • Drama/Theater;
    • Physical Education;
    • R.O.A.R. (PBIS Program);
    • Art; and,
    • Technology
    For 2020, Mercer Middle School is offering P.O.U.N.C.E. two different weeks before school begins: 
    • Session 1: July 20 - July 24, 8:30AM - 11:30AM
    • Session 2: July 27 - July 31, 8:30AM - 11:30AM


P.O.U.N.C.E. Flyer

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  • P.O.U.N.C.E. Registration begins February 1, 2020. Registration closes June 1, 2020. No refunds will be issued after this date.

Last Modified on February 1, 2020