Mrs. Orton is a Lunch Lady at Mapleton Elementary. She enjoys scrapbooking, shopping and sleeping. Her favorite Children’s book is “The Kissing Hand” by Audrey Penn. She has one son and two daughters. Her favorite vacation was a Caribbean cruise and she would love to go to Hawaii. Upon being asked about her favorite part of working at the school her response was that she likes working with kids.
The School was full of excitement on Thursday, November 19 as the 5th grade classes prepared for the Wax Museum. Each of the 5th grade students choose a person from history to learn about and then present to the students and parents. They each dressed up as this person and shared information about them.
Mrs. Langston is a Speech Therapist at Mapleton Elementary. She enjoys to sew, run and read. Her favorite Children’s book is “My Crayons Talk” by Patricia Hubbard. She has eight children and 21 grandchildren. She enjoys going to Disneyland and would love to visit Denmark. Upon being asked about her favorite part of working at the school her response was that Mapleton Elementary has the best kids and teachers.
This week we read a book called, "David's Drawings." In the book a little boy starts to draw a picture and then he lets others in his class add more detail to his picture. We practiced working together as a table to create a picture. They discussed what they would draw, everyone helped create it, and then we presented them to the class. It was a fun day in Kindergarten!
Mrs. Snyder is a Special Education Teacher at Mapleton Elementary. She enjoys cooking, gardening and hanging out with her grandchildren. Her favorite children’s book is any book by Dr. Seuss. She has 3 sons and 11 grandchildren. She enjoys going camping, and would like to go to Ireland. Upon being asked about her favorite part of working at the school her response was that the kids are great and teachers are friendly. Her own children also went to this school.
Julie Peery is our Principal at Mapleton Elementary. Mrs. Peery enjoys playing the piano, scrapbooking, and reading books in her spare time. Her favorite children’s book is “Running out of Time” by Margaret Peterson Haddix. Her family consists of her husband Jeff, her two daughters, Tessa and Emily, and her dog Lia. She enjoys going to Disneyland with them and would love to travel to Italy and Greece. Upon being asked about her favorite part of working at the school her response was that she enjoys working with the kids and all of the teachers and faculty.
We will be spotlighting a Student of the Week from each classroom. These students receive a certificate and prize from Mrs. Peery with the chance to be drawn out at the end of each month for a special activity with the Principal. The focus for the month of November is "Caring". The students are selected by their teachers as they see their students show caring and kindness here at school. Here are the Students of the Week for November 13.