August 2014

First Day of Kindergarten

Attributions: 
Carol Day

Parents brought their kindergarten students to school, leaving them for a magical year.  The afternoon kindergarten students were able to come to the storytelling assembly given by Timpanogos festival teller Clare Murphy.

Storytelling Assembly

Attributions: 
Carol Day

Storytelling Assembly :   Clare Murphy, a professional storyteller from Ireland,  came to Mapleton Elementary in conjunction with the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival.  She told stories in two sessions, k-3 and 4-6.   Her stories were interactive.  Students were singing, responding and helping tell the stories.  Clare Murphy had the attention of the students making them laugh and encouraging them to tell their own stories.

Opening Assembly

Attributions: 
Carol Day

Mapleton Elementary gathered to meet their new principal.   Mrs. Peery introduced herself, the faculty, and each grade level.  She explained the school rules and procedures.  She explained incentives: student of the week,  quarterly school wide rewards, and Mapleton Milers.