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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!

Fifth Grade Wax Museum

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.  

Upcoming Parent Teacher Conferences and Walking Report Cards

Mrs. Manning-Outstanding Educator

Recently, Becky Manning, a third grade teacher at Maple Ridge Elementary, was chosen as the Outstanding Educator by the Springville/Mapleton PTA council.  According to many of Mrs. Manning's colleagues, she is an amazing teacher for many reasons.  Not only does she know her students well, but she does all she can to meet the needs of every individual student in her class.  Not only does she have a great rapport with parents and students, but she does with her coworkers as well.  She is the school technology specialist and spends countless hours helping teachers with computer issues and also trains others in some of the best teaching practices using technology.  We are so blessed to have her here at Maple Ridge!

Students Visit Diamond Fork Junior High School

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Sixth grade students who will be attending Diamond Fork Junior High School next year, had the opportunity to visit the school recently for an orientation.  Not only were students instructed on what courses they would need to take, they were also given a tour of the school.

Author Visits Sixth Grade

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Bethany Silver, author of Unicorns of Udithia, visited with sixth grade students recently.  She told the students about the storyline of her book, and the main character Aquarion. She also shared her story of how she wrote the book, and where she came up with the idea.  Her sister, Elizabeth, also an illustrator, talked about her artwork on the cover of the book.  Both Bethany and Elizabeth are from Mapleton.

Diamond Fork Junior High Orchestra/Band

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On Friday, February 17th, orchestra and band members from Diamond Fork Junior High School performed for the sixth graders.  About 1/5 of our sixth grade students will be attending school there next year.  The orchestra and band perform to get students excited about joining one of them when students go to the junior high school.

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