US Synthetic Volunteers

Submitted by stacey.holmes on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 11:54

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

Attributions
Ginnie Snyder

Nebo Elementary Debate

Submitted by stacey.holmes on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 11:33

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.

Attributions
Carol Day

"Wonderful Writers"

Submitted by stacey.holmes on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 10:07

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.

Attributions
Ginnie Snyder

Mapleton Elementary Teacher of the Year

Submitted by stacey.holmes on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 09:45

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. 

Attributions
Stacey Holmes

"Dr. Suess Day"

Submitted by stacey.holmes on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 10:37

First and Second Grade students at Mapleton Elementary celebrated "Dr. Seuss Day"
with reading, singing and parading around the school. Students showed up dressed as
characters from Dr. Seuss stories and brought their books to read.
 
Mrs. Snyder's class has 3 sets of twins and Mrs. Snyder  also has a twin brother.
It was fun and  really made everyone smile when two sets of twins showed up dressed as
"Thing one and Thing two" Pictured here from left to right are twins,

Attributions
Ginnie Snyder