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Principal's Corner

Welcome back! The staff at Maple School is so glad to be back in the building and serving our students and families. This quarantine has been tough on everyone and some normalcy was a welcomed relief!


Maple is off to an amazing start to the school year! The students and staff are all settled in and off and running! The weather has finally cooled down and we are enjoying some pleasant temperatures!


As always, please let Maple know if we can assist you with anything. 217-283-6665


Mrs. Suzi Root

Enrollment Information

Enrollment Data

As of September 16, 2020, Maple is reporting the following enrollment information:


  • PreK/ECSE: 25 students
  • Kindergarten: 83 students
  • 1st Grade: 72 students
  • 2nd Grade: 83 students
  • Total: 263 students



As of August 20, 2020, Maple reported the following remote learning statistics:


  • 25.8% are remoting learning

As of September 16, 2020, Maple reported the following remote learning statistics:

  • 22% are remote learning

Discipline Data

So far this year, Maple is off to a wonderful start! Students are doing very well with mask-wearing. Several need reminders to keep them above their noses, but otherwise they have done remarkable! Staff members have been patient and creative in teaching and enforcing the new social distancing guidelines.


Discipline Data: (as of September 16, 2020)


  • 4 minor referrals (compared to 6 major referrals and 7 minor referrals last year)
  • Currently, 140 of 237 K-2 students have 100% DoJo percentage. That is 59% of our students!!!

Meet Maple's Newest Staff Members

Monthly Happenings

  • August 20th Remote Learners and their families met with their teachers to learn how to use their classroom platforms.
  • September 1st, Maple held their first fire drill walk through.
  • September 3rd, Maple held their first severe weather walk through.
  • September 11th, Maple held bus evacuation drills.
  • September 11th, Maple celebrate their awesome behavior with popsicles!
  • September 14th, Maple held a tech night to assist any parents that needed assistance with remote learning. Staff stayed late and helped answer any questions parents had regarding chromebooks and remote learning.


Upcoming Events:

  • Maple's first and second grade teams are developing completion reports to assist our remote learners.
  • September 21st through October 2nd, K-2 students will be taking Math and Reading STAR benchmark assessments to measure progress.
  • October 2nd, Maple will host their next PBIS mini celebration with chalk decorating on Maple's sidewalks.
  • October 12th, Columbus Day, no school

Google Classroom Tutorial for Parents

20/21 Maple Parent PTO Survey: Please take a minute and complete our PTO survey!

Maple Grade School

Every student at Hoopeston Area is a happy, life-long learner, prepared for the future of their choice.