Longtime NSD Educator and Administrator Merrill Anderson Dies

The Nampa School District joins the community in mourning the Aug. 14 passing of Merrill Anderson, who served as an exceptional NSD teacher, mentor and administrator from 1963-2005.

Merrill influenced students and staff as a teacher and head basketball coach at Nampa High School, an assistant principal at South Middle School, principal at West Middle School, assistant principal at Nampa High School, interim superintendent during a strike year, and finally as assistant superintendent. In 1990, he was named Principal of the Year for the state of Idaho.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, in the gym at South Middle School.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, please consider a donation to South Middle School Robotics in honor of Merrill Anderson. Call the school at 208-468-4740 or mail a donation to South Middle School, 229 W. Greenhurst Rd., Nampa, ID 83686.