Maple Ridge Updates

October 23, 2020

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We look forward to meeting with all of our families this week either virtually or in person. Please sign up on the link provided (scroll through to find correct teacher and grade level) if you have not yet had the opportunity to schedule a time that works for you.


http://mapleridge.nebo.edu/news/parent-teacher-conferences-oct-28-and-other-days-week-needed

Additional Upcoming Dates to Remember:

Thursday, October 29 Term 1 Ends--Costume Dress Up!

Friday, October 30 No School/PC Comp Day

Sunday, November 1 Daylight Saving Time End

Monday, November 2 Term 2 Begins


Tuesday, November 3 Election Day

Reflections Entries Submitted Online

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School Halloween Dress Up Oct. 29

Although the traditional Halloween Parade is out, costumes and celebrations will still occur. (As one of our wise first graders told me--it will be the only year students actually get to wear masks--although masks of a different kind!) Please help us enjoy this day by keeping costumes G-rated for school and following dress guidelines so that we can follow the rules but still have a fun time! Please remember that excessive gore and weapons don't meet this guideline.


We are sad not to be able to participate in this annual event, but don't worry--we will make a school video showing costumes and events to be able to share with our Maple Ridge Families in order to join in on the fun that day. It will be posted at mapleridge.nebo.edu for you to enjoy on Halloween at home!

PTA Reflections Entries Due

Tuesday, Nov. 3rd, 9am

This is an online event.

Remember to turn in your PTA Reflections project. The theme for this year, 2020-2021, is "I Matter Because. . .".

PTA Reflections welcomes, free of charge, students from all grades and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. Annually, thousands of students will reflect on a common theme and create original works of art in the categories of Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, 2D Visual Arts, and 3D Visual Arts.

PTA volunteers run the Reflections program at the local school, council, region, and state levels. Between 10,000 and 13,000 entries are submitted annually in Utah and roughly 300,000 entries are submitted nationwide.

Find guidelines and submission information at https://www.utahpta.org/reflections.

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Lifetouch Picture Re-take Day

Thursday, Nov. 5th, 9-11am

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Picture Retakes November 5, 2020


If you have yet to receive your original ordered pictures or are having issues with the online system, please contact Dan Chase (our Lifetouch representative) at 801-698-5713 and he can assist you.


*Students who are doing REMOTE learning will come from 11:00-12:00pm. Sibling photos (students who are younger who do not attend school yet) will also attend during this time.


*The rest of the students who are AT SCHOOL will come when they are called down during regular school hours.


Students will need to have their picture envelope to return, have been absent on the original picture day, or have a new picture order in order to be called down for retakes.

https://www.scholastic.com/bf/mapleridgeelementaryschool2


You’re invited to shop our Scholastic Book Fair online from October 20th-28th! All purchases benefit our school and connect kids with new books, favorite characters, complete series, and more.

You’ll love the NEW option to shop for Book Fair exclusives directly from the interactive booklist and enjoy these special online shopping features:

  • Over 6,000 items, including new releases, best sellers, and value packs
  • All orders ship direct to home
  • FREE shipping on book-only orders over $25*
  • All purchases support our school and earn 25% in rewards

*Free standard shipping is available on book-only orders of $25 or more, after all discounts are applied. Free standard shipping (books) must be selected during checkout. Orders containing products other than books are not eligible for this shipping promotion.

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