March 2017

Kindy 500

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On Friday, March 24th, Kindergarten students at Maple Ridge donned their homemade race cars for the Kindy 500. The students learned about different places around the country while having fun at the same time. Many were impressed with how elaborate the costumes were.

Microbe Mania

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As part of their study of the PROTIST kingdom, sixth grade students recently created 3D models of amoebas, paramecium and euglena.

Guess How Many Milk Jugs Contest

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Did you know that our amazing librarian recently built an igloo out of milk jugs?  Miss Stacey, the librarian, issued a challenge for students to guess how many milk jugs were used in the construction of the igloo.  Those with the closest guesses were recognized.

Cecil Store

Students at Maple Ridge who earned Cecil Bucks, recently were able to use them at the Cecil Store for prizes and treats.  Cecil Bucks are awarded to students with good behavior.

Clark Planetarium Visits Sixth Grade

Recently, representatives with Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City visited Maple Ridge to teach students about science concepts.  Students were able to learn more about why we have seasons, and why the earth is actually colder when we are closer to the sun.  Students were also able to hold a real meteorite.

Flag Football Fun

Taking advantage of the warmer weather, Ms. Anderson's fifth grade class played flag football during recess. Principal Sara Matis joined in on the fun, looking fashionable in her high heels.

Good Luck Grams

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During the week before St. Patrick's Day, students had the opportunity to purchase Good Luck Grams for their friends at the school.  Student council members sold the Good Luck Grams before school for 25 cents each.  

Welcome New Kindergarten Students!

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Kindergarten registration for Maple Ridge Elementary will be held on Thursday, March 17th from 8:00am-4:00pm. Registration will be held at the school in Room 159.

Please bring the following to register your Kindergarten student: *Birth Certificate, *Immunizations, *3 Proofs of residency - (i.e; Mortgage statement, rental agreement, city bill, power bill, cell phone bill, etc.)  If you don't have all of these items, please still attend but be sure we have them in the main office as soon as possible.

Please spread the word!

We look forward to meeting our new Kindergarten students!

Mapleton Junior High Visit

Recently, sixth grade students who will be attending Mapleton Junior High next year, visited the school for a tour.  Not only did students tour the school, but were able to see several programs in action such as the orchestra, band, and choir.  

Fifth Grade Wax Museum

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On Wednesday, March 8th, fifth grade students participated in the Wax Museum.  They researched and studied a famous and/or influential person from US history and dressed up as that person.  Classes from around the school visited the museum throughout the morning as did parents.  

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