School News

Mapleton Public Safety Fair

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Mapleton Police, Fire and EMS Departments will be holding a Free Public Safety Fair on Monday, August 13th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Hobble Creek Elementary (1145 E. 1200 N.). Bicycle registration, bike safety, tours of a police car, fire truck and ambulance, games, medicine take-back, and more will be part of the event. There will be free hot dogs, chips and water while supplies last. Please see the attached flyer for more information. 

 

School Community Council

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A big thank you to those who served on our School Community Council this year. We have two parent positions open for the 2018-2020 term. If you are interested in being a candidate on the ballot for one of those positions, please drop by the school office and place your name in the SCC box or send an email to Mrs. Peery (julie.peery@nebo.edu). Nominations are open through August 20th (the box will be at our open house as well). After the names are compiled, an election will be held from August 22 - 24th.

Back to School Open House

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We are excited to kick off a new school year very soon! Please plan to attend our Open House on Monday, August 20th any time between 2:30 - 5:30 pm.  There you will be able to greet the teachers, sign-up for your parent conference slot, join PTA, sign up for volunteer opportunities if interested, order this years t-shirts and hoodies, and receive your school magnet with important dates and other information. The first day of school for grades 1-6 is Tuesday, August 21st. 

Students of the Month

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We had an assembly the last week of school in May celebrating our May students of the month pictured here. We appreciate how these students showed through word and action what it means to be a safe, respectful and responsible Mighty Mapleton Mountaineer. 

Come join our team!

We are currently hiring an Instructional Technician to work in upper grades with mathematics. If you love math and you love making a difference in the lives of students, we would love to have you as part of our team. The hours would be 9:30 - 1:25 daily. Applications are available on the Nebo Home page under "Jobs." 

Online registration

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Registration for the 2018-2019 school year will be online beginning July 25th. Please watch for an email from Nebo School District with more details and instructions. If you are brand new to the area and school, please bring in a copy of your child's birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency any time Monday - Thursday from 8:00 - 1:00. 

Freedom Festival Art Contest Winner

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Congratulations to Sadie Wheeler, a fifth grader whose drawing was selected as a winner in this year's Freedom Festival Children's Art Contest. They selected her picture as one that is a "truly outstanding representation of this year's theme Land of LIberty." Watch for it to appear in this year's Freedom Festival magazine. Way to go Sadie!

Bridge or Tower?

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Kelsey Foster's Students

Today Miss Foster’s class had the choice of building a bridge or a tower in class to see how many pennies it could hold up in a cup. They had to meet the requirements of height and amount of items they could use.  We used an engineering process of trial and error. If the building fails the first time we are able to identify what is wrong and make a change in our design. 

Library Popcorn Party

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Cheryl Thurgood

As the library finishes up it's year, the kids enjoy a popcorn reward party for returning their books. There was a lot of popcorn eaten and lots of fun Minute-to-Win-It challenges. Ms. Carr and Ms. Naylor's classes tied for the paper airplane challenge, a favorite of the students.

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