The Grizzly News
Maple Grove Elementary Newsletter May 2021
Teacher Appreciation Week May 3-7
The teachers and staff have had the most fun finding and earning tickets for the basket auction in hopes of winning their favorite basket. Thank you to everyone that donated time, money and gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week. It has been a blast!!
No End of Year Celebrations
Sixth grade is starting a new tradition! In lieu of a formal celebration with parents, Mrs. Quistberg and Mr. Luthy will surprise the kids with a "FUN DAY" on the last day of school. Due to numbers and social distancing, this will be for 6th grade students only. More information will be shared with the students at a later date.
Medication Pick Up for End of School Year
****If your child has medication in the Health Office****
Please come get your child’s medication before the last day of school, by May 27th. They will not have backpacks on the last day.
Medication may not be left at the school over the summer.
Any unclaimed medication left at the school will be disposed of properly.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Nurse Dawn and Sara
Dawn Hughes, RN
End of the Year Library Book Check Out
Here is the schedule for student book checkout for the remainder of the year:
May 3-7 Final week of book checkout (No Kinder check out)
May 10-27 ALL BOOKS DUE/NO CHECKOUT
Starting on Monday, May 10 all books will be due when students come to the library. There will be no checkout for the remainder of the school year. This time allows approximately 3 weeks for collection of books and preparation for the library remodel that will take place over the summer. Please help your students locate their books. Emails will be coming home for books that have been lost. Please contact the library if you have any questions.
May 3-7 - 2 books
May 10-27 - NO CHECKOUT; ALL BOOKS DUE
Roaring Readers Read Below!
As a reminder, tickets WILL NOT be distributed to the school. Students and teachers can pick up their ticket from Will Call at the Roaring Springs Ticket Booth starting on May 8, 2021 (scheduled opening day). As an acknowledgement, your student will be bringing a certificate home from Roaring Springs congratulating them on their reading achievement!
**Free ticket is valid from May 8, 2021-July 4, 2021 for one(1) FREE Full Day Admission only, no exceptions. From July 5 - September 6, 2021 an unused Roaring Reader ticket is valid for one(1) 'Buy One General or Junior Full Day Ticket, Get One FREE’ offer. The BOGO offer is not valid on Saturdays or with any other coupon, promotion, daily special, or discount. General or Junior ticket must be purchased at the Roaring Springs Ticket Office to receive the BOGO offer.
"VIRTUAL" MUSIC PROGRAM COMING UP
2021 Track Season
Is it Covid or is it Allergies? See the chart below
Just For Kids Child Care
Maple Grove JFK will be open for their summer program - they offer plans for 2, 3, 4, and 5 days a week. Tuition includes morning and afternoon snack and a weekly field trip. The summer program includes fun, interactive weekly themes with art, music and lots more. Parents can find information at: justforkids.boiseschools.org.
Just For Kids is hiring part-time childcare providers for our summer program - information can be found at: Now Hiring!
School Year registration will begin in July for before and after school care - families who have not previously attended can pre-register at: justforkids.boiseschools.org. For any questions or more information call: 208-854-6720.
Dates To Remember
- May 3-7 - Teacher Appreciation Week
- May 7 - School Lunch Hero Day
- May 20 - Rusty Dog Food Truck at Maple Grove 5-7 pm
- May 21 - Early Release K-6, No School Pre K
- May 27 - Last Day of School - Early Release K-6, No School Pre K
- May 27 - Rusty Dog Food Truck at Maple Grove 5-7 pm
Imagine Language & Literacy - Learning Opportunities
Tuesday, May 25th 8:00AM Mountain Time: Come and learn about how to engage parents and students in summer learning with Imagine Learning! Ideas, tips and resources available in Imagine Learning.
Friday, May 28th 8:00AM Mountain Time: Come learn about how to combat learning loss with Imagine learning.
Angelica Manthei is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.