Ballet West

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Ballet West visited us today and put on a great assembly! They showed what a typical warm up looks like, had students come up and try some turns and leaps, and then did a shortened version of the Nutcracker.

Energy Star Award

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Did you know that at Mapleton Elementary we care about conserving energy and due to superior energy performance, we were just awarded the Energy STAR award? That means we used 35%  less energy and generated 35% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than similar buildings throughout the state. Way to go employees!

Lagoon Education Foundation Fundraiser

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For the 2018 season, Lagoon will be introducing the “Summer Fever Fundraiser." We are hoping to seize the excitement for summer by giving students and families a jump start on summer fun at Lagoon. The Summer Fever Fundraiser will offer an exclusive discount to Utah school families, and the Education Foundations will reap the benefits. Details in image.

Kindy 500

Drivers start your engines! The Kindy 500 was full of adventures. They visited famous landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, the Liberty Bell, and the Lincoln Memorial. All the kindergarten students arrived in style! The Mapleton City Police were here to issue tickets just in case! What a great learning opportunity for the students.

Big Budah Visit

Mapleton Elementary students won the Road to Success Dr. Seuss Read-on-thon and were rewarded with a visit from Big Budah with Fox13News.  Our students read a total of 308,500 minutes during that one week, more than any other elementary school in Utah! Mrs. Jensen's second grade class had the most minutes for grades K-3 and Mr. Groneman's fifth grade class read the most for grades 4-6, earning them a spot on the stage with Big Buddah. We are so proud of all the reading that the students did. Thank you for all the encouragement and support at home!

Mrs. Barth presents at National Conference

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Our very own Mrs. Barth was selected and invited to present at the National Science Teacher's Asssociation Conference in Atlanta, Georgia this past weekend. She was able to share with thousands of other educators from across the country the work she did for her Master's thesis while teaching 4th grade a few years ago on creating water chambers to generate clean and usable water. Way to go Mrs. Barth!!

Writing Contest Winners

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Cheryl Thurgood

The winners of the Mapleton Elementary writing contest were just announced. There is no shortage of creativity at Mapleton. There were many amazing stories turned in.  All entries will become part of the Mapleton library collection and will be available for kids to check out. Congratulations to all of our incredible authors!

Library Fun

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Cheryl Thurgood

The library has really been hopping the last few months. In February, the 5th and 6th graders tried library speed dating and discovered some great new books. There were also a lot of brave souls that went on a "blind date" and took a chance on something different. It was a wonderful way to get kids reading books they may not have tried.

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