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February 2016

Penny Wars March 1st-March 4th

Submitted by monica.bair on Mon, 02/29/2016 - 15:44
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To raise money for the student council, students at Maple Ridge will be able to participate in the Penny Wars.  Each grade level will have a jar in front of the offices before school from 8:35-8:55.  Students can put in pennies to count as points for their grade level, but students from OTHER grades can counteract those points with silver change and/or dollar bills.  The winning grade level will get a game/rootbeer float party.

Science Fair

Submitted by monica.bair on Mon, 02/22/2016 - 08:10
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On Thursday, February 18th, several students in fifth and sixth grade chose to participate in the science fair.  This year, the science fair was optional to students in the upper grades.  A few of the projects were chosen to represent Maple Ridge in the district fair which will be held on Tuesday, February 23rd.

Val-O-Grams

Submitted by monica.bair on Tue, 02/09/2016 - 15:21
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This week, members of the student council are selling and delivering Val-O-Grams to the students at Maple Ridge.   Students, parents and teachers are able to purchase Val-O-Grams for others before school for 25 cents each, or five for $1.00.  This will last through Friday, February 12th.

Coding Fun!

Submitted by monica.bair on Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:54
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Representatives from Inside Sales have been volunteering in the upper grade classrooms to teach the basics about coding.  Lessons have included paper airplanes and "Algorithmic Cooking with Brad." 

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