Faculty Wears Christmas BLING

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Not only are the students excited for Christmas this year, but the faculty are as well.  Throughout the week of December 19-22, faculty members are celebrating by dressing up in their Christmas bling, or wearing their ugly Christmas sweaters.  Treats and lunches are also being provided to the faculty by the administration and several of the teachers. 

Boston Tea Party

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Fifth grade students reenacted the Boston Tea Party on Friday, December 16th.  In place of tea, however, the fifth grade opted for hot chocolate.  Fifth grade students have been learning about United States history throughout the school year.

Native American Presentation

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On Friday, December 16th, students in grades 3-5 were able to attend a Native American presentation.  During this presentation, students learned about Native American traditions and customs, and were able to see traditional Native American regalia.

Teresa Jordan Receives PEAK Award

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On Wednesday, December 14th, Teresa Jordan, our facilitator at Maple Ridge, was awarded the PEAK Award.  Nebo School District wants to showcase our Positive Energy and Kind employees. PEAK Awards are nominated by patrons and recognized by the Superintendent Staff and Nebo School Board of Education. The award is administered by the Communications and Community Relations Department. 

Teresa was nominated by Principal Sara Matis who said:

Maple Ridge Choir

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On Wednesday, December 14th, the Maple Ridge Choir performed a variety of Christmas songs for their peers and parents.  The choir is under the direction of DeAnn Sanders and Kristine Kirk who teach at the school  Denette Steen, the music teacher at the school, accompanied most of the songs.  There was a special beat-boxing performance as well from some of the sixth grade boys.

Hour of Code

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On Friday, December 9th, Angela Jones, and other representatives from Inside Sales, came to Maple Ridge to get students excited about the Hour of Code, and coding.  Students learned about what makes coding great!  Students and parents can visit code.org to learn more or participate in hour of code activities.