School News

"Doing Their Best" To Be a Good Friend

Attributions: 
Ginnie Snyder

This week Mapleton Elementary honored those students who are "Doing Their Best" to be kind and friendly to others:  These students are going the extra mile and their teachers and other staff

members are looking for and noticing students who deserve to be honored for their efforts.  Each week as teachers are giving lessons to make children aware of the difference they can make

by understanding what "Bullying" is and how it affects others.  Then students are putting into action a plan to make a difference by treating others kindly and being friends to everyone!

Mrs. Barth's Class Sings for the PTA

Attributions: 
Ginnie Snyder

Mapleton Fourth Graders are flying through their multiplication facts this

year. They can remember all the multiples for numbers 2 through 9, by

singing to familiar tunes such as "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" and "Yankee

Doodle."  On the Morning of the  PTA meeting when the class was

practicing for their performance, Mrs. Katie Barth's class came to visit Mrs.

Snyder's First Grade Class. They performed their songs for the first graders

to show what they had been learning! Students enjoyed the performance and

Dr. Suess Day

Attributions: 
Ginnie Snyder

First Grade students at Mapleton Elementary School recently celebrated Dr. Seuss Day. There are four First Grade classes this year including, Mrs. Shannon Abbott, Mrs. Kristin Holmes, Mrs. Ginnie Snyder and Miss Jeri Thompson.

First Grade's Lost Gingerbread Men

Attributions: 
Ginnie Snyder

We know it's Christmas at Mapleton School, when there are lost Gingerbread men being searched for.  Students decorated their gingerbread on Monday morning and by lunch the little rascals had already taken off!!!  They were here, there and every where.  This year students had a special friend from Hallmark, it was a talking Gingerbread ornament Holding a sign encouraging them to eat more candy canes. They all got a small candy cane the next day, then he told them they should eat "Christmas Carrots' mm, mm, so good. So they all got "Christmas Carrotts" for a snack.

Crossing Guard

Attributions: 
Ginnie Snyder

Students at Mapleton Elementary School got a special treat this week. Our Crossing Guard is awesome, she not only makes holidays fun, she goes the extra mile. Each day she has been dressed-up for Christmas. Her Elf costume is the personal favorite of everyone here at Mapleton.  She also has a basket for students to choose either a treat or a pencil. The students love it too! So from our school Mandy, we LOVE you and thanks for "DOING YOUR BEST", always! Mandy makes coming to school exciting! 

Sing Around The Tree

Attributions: 
Ginnie Snyder

Mapleton Elementary School students love to participate in our "Sing Around the Tree" activities. This has been a tradition at Mapleton Elementary through all the years.  This year each Grade level performed a number for their piers including songs such as " Pine Cones and Holley Berries" Santa Got Stuck in the Chimney", "Marshmallow World, " "Silent Night", sung in 3 languages, and of course don't forget, "I Want a Hot Cup of Cocoa" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" just to mention a few!

Mapleton Elementary Annual Food and Clothing Drive

Attributions: 
Ginnie Snyder

The Student Council at Mapleton Elementary School would like to thank everyone for their generous donations to our Annual Food and Clothing Drive. The Student Council under the direction of Mrs. Darlene Christensen was in charge of this event.  Our community is always so supportive of this effort.  Each year the recipients of your donations are able to use everything donated. Pictured here from left to right are the student council with just a portion of your donations.

Orchestra Concert

Attributions: 
Carol Day

Sixth grade students under the direction of Jessica Knight gave their family and friends their first concert on Thursday night December 6, 2012.  The combined ensemble, thirty seven students,  performed nine pieces from jazzy to traditional Christmas Carols. A large audience enjoyed the winter concert at Mapleton Elementary.

Doing My Best

Attributions: 
Ginnie Snyder

Since the beginning of the year, students here at Mapleton Elementary School have been 

diligently working on "Doing their Best'!

During the day classes show best behavior, best work practice, friendship and kindness to
classmates, go out of their way to help others enjoy being here at school.

Staff and teachers have a"Doing My Best" stamp to put on students 

hand when they have earned it. Then  they are allowed to go to the office 

and sign their name for the drawing  and receive a small reward. 

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