The Grizzly News

Maple Grove Elementary March 2020 Newsletter

Attendance Reminder

Please remember to let the office know when your child will be gone or if they are out sick. You may call the office and leave a message at (208)854-5540 or send an email to jodi.imel@boiseschools.org. If you are letting your teachers know, please include the office as well. If your child is out more than one day, please let us know ahead of time or call in each day they are absent. Thank you!

Choir Concert - Elementary, West & Borah


Our next choir event will be this Tuesday, March 3rd 7:00 pm at the Borah High Auditorium. This event combines all of the elementary schools that feed into West, will feature the WJH choir program as well as Borah High choir. This is a great opportunity to see what choir will look like at the secondary level and to perform in the beautiful auditorium.


Choir Students are asked to arrive promptly at 6:00 pm for warm-ups and practice.


Please have students dress and look their best. Black pants/skirt and their Navy blue choir polos.

Kindergarten Registration is March 5th 3:30-5:30 pm

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Track Season is Coming Up!

Track permission slips will be going home the week of March 2nd.


The first practice is March 9th.


Practices will be 3:15-4:15 Monday-Wednesday and Friday.


No practice or meets on Thursdays.


All Track Meets will be after school. There will be no meets on Saturdays.

West Jr High Bands & Combined 6th Grade Band Concert

6th Grade Band Students: Plan to attend the West Jr High School Bands and Combined 6th Grade Band Concert on Thursday, March 12th at West JHS.


Please arrive by 6:15 PM for the rehearsal...concert starts at 7:00 PM.

Deadline Approaching!

The deadline for the Roaring Springs Roaring Readers is March 13, 2020 by the end of the school day. The reading minutes for grades K-4 is 600 minutes and the reading minutes for grades 5-6 is 800 minutes. Remember to initial all the minutes and sign the bottom of the form for your student. Please return the form to your student’s teacher or directly to the library. There will be no late forms accepted to ensure we meet the Roaring Springs deadline date.

Thank you,

Mrs. Gray

Spring Picture Day is Wednesday, March 18th

Picture Day is Almost Here!


We do not photograph all individual students in the Spring, only those with order envelopes!


Class pictures will be taken, and must be ordered on picture day.


You do not need an access code to order online, you can search for Maple Grove Elementary.


*For an individual image order, please turn in a picture day envelope to the photographer for all payment types.*

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Change Of Date For The Book Fair

Maple Grove Book Fair is now in April!


This year the book fair will take place April 20-24. Watch the newsletter for more information as the date gets closer and get your gear ready for a wild jungle adventure!

Second Graders - Totes Of Hope Total Donations

In November, our Second Graders worked with the Boise Rescue Mission Ministries and put together "Totes of Hope" for their Food and Hygiene drive. These are the total donations the kids collected:


Food = 302 lbs

Hygiene = 371 lbs


We are really proud of our Second Graders! Thank you families for all your help and donations!

Totes of Hope Maple Grove Elementary 11 18 2019

MOSS Camp is coming up soon!

The donation deadline for McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) is March 20, 2020.


Thank you to those of you who have already sent in a partial or full donation amount of $264. MOSS is May 4-8.

Thanks For a Great Boys Basketball Season!

Thank you to Coach Cramer, Coach Schaffeld and the boys for a wonderful Basketball Season! Go Grizzlies!
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Jump Rope For Heart!

Our jumpers raised $3363.04 for the American Heart Association! Great job Grizzlies!

Thank you Maverik for the donations to our Cave! The kids love spending their Grizz Bucks!

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Dates To Remember

  • March 3 - Elementary, West and Borah Choir Concert 7:00 pm
  • March 5 - Kindergarten Registration 3:30-5:30 pm
  • March 10 - PTA Meeting 3:30 pm
  • March 12 - STEM Night 6:00-8:00 pm
  • March 12 - West Junior High School Bands & Combined 6th Grade Band Concert 7:00 pm
  • March 13 - Roaring Readers Reading Minutes due end of school day
  • March 13 - Early Release
  • March 18 - Spring/Class Picture Day
  • March 18 - Red Robin Dine Around Night 6:00-8:00 pm
  • March 23-March 27 - Spring Break - No School