On Wednesday, May 23rd, the student body of Maple Ridge participated in their annual Cecil's Fun in the Sun Field Day festivities and activities. Not only did PTA parent volunteers come to help supervise activities, but several of the Maple Mountain High School student council, and student body, helped with these games as well. At the end of the day, students were able to cool down (courtesy of the fire department). Earlier on in the day, the sixth grade students played an intense game of kickball against many of the teachers. All in all, it was a very fun day!
On Wednesday, May 23rd, members with the BYU dunk team performed for the student body of Maple Ridge. During the assembly, Mrs. Lewis, the reading specialist, was honored for her service as she will retire this year. Thanks Mrs. Lewis for all you have done to help the students and faculty of Maple Ridge. WE LOVE YOU!
On Monday, May 21st, the fifth grade students completed a seven mile hike! Prior to the hike, the students prepared themselves by walking several times a week during school. Way to be tough fifth grade!
As part of the end-of-year festivities, the sixth grade went to the Provo Rec. Center. Students enjoyed a variety of activities from swimming and water slides, to playing basketball and pickleball. They also enjoyed a picnic lunch in the park afterward.
Melanie Adamson, special education teacher at Maple Ridge, received the Best of State Award in Education recently at a black tie gala dinner, where she was recognized for being the top K-12 Teacher in the State of Utah. Congratulations Mrs. A!
Mrs. Hall Received the Maple Ridge PTA Outstanding Educator award for 2018-2019. Mrs. Hall teaches first grade at Maple Ridge. She is known for her dedication to teaching and spends countless hours ensuring that her students learn. Mrs. Hall is also loved and respected by her colleagues who notice she almost always has a smile on her face, and is kind to all around her.
The Maple Ridge Choir performed for the last time this school year. The choir sang a variety of popular television show songs. These songs spanned decades of favorite television shows.
On Monday, May 21st, second grade students displayed their animal projects. Students came from around the school, and learned about different animal habitats.
Last week, fifth grade students from Maple Ridge participated in the Hope of America program at the BYU Marriott Center. Over 8,000 5th grade students celebrate America’s freedom through song, chcoreography, and sign language.
Last week, fifh grade students from Maple Ridge participated in the 'Walk For Life' at the Sports Park in Spanish Fork. Students were able to connect with and learn from people who have served, or are currently serving in the military.