August 2016

Bil Lepp Visits Maple Ridge

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Master storyteller Bil Lepp stopped by Maple Ridge Elementary on Monday, August 30th, to share his masterfull storytelling with the students.  Bil will be sharing stories at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival in Orem September 1-3.

A storyteller, author, and recording artist, Lepp’s works have received awards and recognition from The Parents’ Choice Foundation, The National Parenting Publications Assoc., and the Public Library Assoc. In 2011, Bil was awarded the National Storytelling Network’s Circle of Excellence Award. Lepp has been featured 15 times at the National Storytelling Festival, and performed at major storytelling festivals, at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, and at corporate events and functions across the country. He performed at Comedy Central’s Stage on Hudson in Los Angeles, CA.

 

First Day Fun at Maple Ridge

Students at Maple Ridge enjoyed a fun assembly on the first day of school provided by IHC and the Just Jumping Company.  After being entertained by amazing tricks and routines, a few students and teachers were able to practice their jumping skills.  Mrs. Matis even got in on the fun by double dutching in her high heels.  For highlight videos of the assembly, please follow us on Instagram, user name:  MapleRidgePride

Maple Mountain Pharmacy Volunteers

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Last week, as teachers prepared for the coming school year, volunteers from Maple Mountain Pharmacy offered their services in laminating, cutting and organizing various supplies.  Many teachers were appreciative of their willingness to help with the preparation.