Maple Ridge Day of Caring

Announcing Maple Ridge Elementary School’s

CARE-apalooza 2016!

 (Get ready to get your caring on!)

When:  Friday, January 22, 2016

What: We will be feeling and sharing the love by tying fleece blankets for a local children’s hospital

Who:  All Maple Ridge Mountain Lions Big and Small

Part 1 of this grand undertaking is to collect thick fleece fabric like CRAZY! Bring in donations of kid-friendly prints and colorful patterns of fleece cut in the following sizes:

2 yard for older children (preferable) or 1.5 yard for babies

The material can be sent to school with your student and given to his/her teacher any time before January 15th.  Many local fabric stores have good sales this time of year!

Looking forward to feeling the love and sharing it with others!



Maple Ridge Choir Concert


Maple Ridge choir students from all grade levels, participated in a Christmas choir performance on Thursday, December 17th.  The performance included a variety of nostalgic Christmas songs, as well as some songs that had never been heard by many.  The choir is directed by Maple Ridge fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Sanders.  

Mapleton Jr. High Orchestra and Band Christmas Performance


On Monday, December 14th, members of Mapleton Junior High School's band and orchestra performed a variety of Christmas songs for the students at Maple Ridge.  Much to the enjoyment and entertainment of the younger students, several teachers were brought up front to be "boomwhacked" by some of the performers.

Maple Mountain High Girls Basketball Team Visits Maple Ridge

Second grade students were honored and thrilled to have members of the Maple Mountain High School girls basketball team visit their classrooms.  The basketball players were able to interact with the students by working with them, or reading to them.

Coding Activity


To motivate and educate students about coding, representatives from Inside Sales visited Maple Ridge on Tuesday, and worked with small groups of students to teach them some of the basics of coding.

Inside Sales Day of Coding

Dave Elkington, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Inside Sales, visited Maple Ridge Elementary along with Tema Laussen and other representatives from the company.  They came to talk to the students about coding, and participating in the "Hour of Code" program.  The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics.