Mapleton Elementary School has challenged students to use their recess time for fitness. Students have had a goal to walk/run 100 miles here at school. A track has been set up to measure the distance students achieve. These students have been posted on the 100 Miler wall and recognized for their accomplishment during announcements. We would like to celebrate their success by showing you who they are in this photo. Note their are two students who have achieved 200 miles already!
On Thursday US Synthetic sent volunteers to many schools. It was their way of giving
service to schools involved with the Ken Garff "It Pays to Read" program. Volunteers
went into classrooms to work with students. Mapleton Elementary was one of the
lucky recipients. Arnie Cooper of US Synthetic is pictured here with his daughter Kate
both on the left side of the back row, and Mrs. Sheri Sandberg's Third grade class. He
spent an hour in their class helping the teacher with groups as well as helping
Thirty two students from Mapleton Elementary participated in the Nebo Elementary Debate on March 21 2012. The resolution debated this year was Resolved that the state of Utah provide incentives for the increased production and consumption of local foods to improve air quality and reduce energy use.
March is a great month to recognize Mapleton Elementary School students who have worked hard to become better writers. This week we are celebrating our "Wonderful Writers" selected by their teachers for giving their best effort in writing. We know that there are many others who are working toward this goal and want to encourage everyone to keep writing.
The following students received this honor: Pictured here from left to right
Row #1 seated: Drake Tua Fedler, Lily Livingston, Spencer Larsen, Damon Galovich and Isaac Jacobson.
We want to congratulate Mrs. Ginnie Snyder for being nominated as Mapleton Elementary Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Snyder has been at Mapleton Elementary for nineteen of her twenty-one years of teaching. For the past eighteen years she has enjoyed teaching first grade. She has also taught second grade.