The Grizzly News

Maple Grove Elementary School Newsletter March 2023

Registration for Kindergarten

If you were unable to attend Kindergarten Registration, you can still register your child. Please go to the Maple Grove website and enroll online. You will be able to upload all the necessary paperwork there. If you would rather enroll in person, you may pick up a form at the office. If you have any questions please call the school office at 208-854-5540. If you know of anyone that has an incoming kindergartener, please pass this along.

Just For Kids Childcare

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Parent Survey

This week Maple Grove students were given the opportunity to complete the 2022-2023 Student Engagement Survey in class This survey is written and required to be administered by the Idaho State Department of Education every year.

Parents, please take the below survey for our families as we want to hear how we are doing as a school! It closes March 31st!

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Spring Break - No School

Friday, March 17th is early release!

There is no school March 20th - 24th for Spring Break!

5th and 6th Grade Track begins March 27th!

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CDH Cavity Prevention Screening/Fluoride Varnish

On March 30, 2023 our schools partner, Central District Health dental team will be coming out to Maple Grove to perform varnish dental protections and routine dental screenings. If you would like your child to participate in the varnish treatment please return the attached form to your school nurse team by March 29th, 2023. Any student turning in a form will earn a prize. Even if you elect not to take part in this partnership, Your child can still earn a prize by turning in the form with "No" checked. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me via email at or phone 208-854-5546.
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Kid's Heart Challenge

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Kid's Heart Challenge. We raised $1800.00 for the Boise American Heart Association! Great work, Grizzlies!!

Music Programs

The 3rd & 4th Grade Music Program has been rescheduled for April 4.

The 5th & 6th Graders have a Music Program on April 20.

Times for both will be 9:00-9:30 OR 2:30-3:00 - please choose one to attend.

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Band and Orchestra Concert

Band and Orchestra will be having their Spring Concert on May 9th at 2:15pm. There will be a dress rehearsal concert at 10:15 am for the Maple Grove Students.

Dress Like Your Favorite Book Character Day in Mrs. Holder's and Mrs. Lichte's Classes!

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The Bob Wand Memorial Traveling Art Exhibit

The Bob Wand Memorial Traveling Art Exhibit is currently at Maple Grove. One of our sixth grade students, Halle Barnes from Mrs. Quistberg's class, has artwork on display that she created last year. Congratulations Halle! Great job!

Grizzly Fun Day - Color Day!

Some of our classes on Color Day.

The Sasquatch Escape

Our family book read is coming to an end. Thank you so much for reading with your children! We have had such a fun time with this book! Tomorrow we will wrap up with an assembly!
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Dates To Remember

  • March 16: 3rd Quarter Assembly
  • March 17: End of 3rd Quarter - Early Release 1:15
  • March 20-24: Spring Break - No School K-12
  • March 27: Track Practice Begins
  • March 27: PTO Meeting at Jalapenos (Franklin) 6:30
  • March 28: Fifth Grade Field Trip - Planetarium
  • March 30: Fourth Grade Field Trip - Bown House (Luthy)
  • April 4: Third & Fourth Grade Music Program
  • April 5: Boise Fire Department Safe House Visit - Second Grade
  • April 17: Second Grade Field Trip - Foothills Learning Center
  • April 17: PTO Meeting in Library 3:30
  • April 20: Fifth & Sixth Grade Music Program
  • April 21: No School K-12
  • April 24: Kindergarten Field Trip - BUGS
  • April 26: Third Grade Field Trip - Basque Museum
  • April 28: Fourth Grade Field Trip - Capitol Building
  • May 1 - May 9: Teacher Appreciation Week
  • May 5: Fifth Grade Field Trip - Morrison Center - Spring Ballet
  • May 9: Band and Orchestra Concert 2:15