2019...12 Days of Holiday Cheer

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On the first day of Christmas, my Maple principals gave to me...

ONE ROW VERTICALLY, HORIZONTALLY, OR DIAGONALLY FOR A WIN...CHRISTMAS CAROL BINGO!


Find your Christmas Carol Bingo Board in your mailbox. LISTEN UP!! Christmas Carols will played throughout the day over the intercom. Match five in a row on your Christmas Carol Bingo Board, and receive a FABULOUS prize!! (As songs are played they will be listed HERE.)


Jeans and plaid are the dress code for the day!


The Central Office Holiday Open House runs from 2:30-5:00 PM.

On the second day of Christmas, my Maple principals gave to me...

(TOO MUCH FUR) WITH AN ABOMINABLE FAUX FUR FRIDAY!!


Wear your most over-the-top faux fur!! Think scarves, vests, jackets, boots, etc.

On the sixth day of Christmas, my Maple principals gave to me...

SIX GINGERBREAD HOUSES...(Did you know yesterday was National Gingerbread House Day?)


At the staff meeting work with a team to design a gingerbread house. Prizes for the most creative team! Wear your holiday/ugly Christmas sweaters and jeans.

On the seventh day of Christmas, my Maple principals gave to me...

DESSERT AT SEVEN O' CLOCK! START THE DAY WITH A BOOK EXCHANGE AND PARTICIPATE IN OUR FIRST MAPLE HOLIDAY PROGRESSIVE PARTY AFTER SCHOOL!


If you choose to participate bring a gently used book that you would recommend to a colleague. Let's make sure we all have a good book to read over Christmas break! Book exchange game will begin in the library at 8:00 AM.


Progressively add to your holiday outfit throughout the school day. Meet on the stage for a picture after dismissal...there might be a prize for the most "developed" attire!


Following school, bring your significant other and join us for our Maple Holiday Progressive Party. RSVP here--make sure to include your dinner order at Chop's. Social Committee will provide the appetizers at our first stop and dessert at our last stop.


  • 5-6 PM Little Platte Distillery for appetizers and drinks
  • 6-7 PM Chops for dinner
  • 7-8 PM 3 Links for dessert and coffee

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my Maple principals gave to me...

DON'T BE A COTTON HEADED NINNY MUGGIN AND CRAM ELEVENCOOKIES IN THE VCR! JOIN US TO SPREAD CHRISTMAS CHEER!


The best way to spread Christmas cheer is to sing loud for all to hear!! Staff will be caroling at student arrival! We will meet in front of the school. Find a teammate so one teacher can carol with us from 8:23 AM-8:33 AM while the other supervises 2 classes. Switch spots so your teammate can sing loud while you supervise from 8:35-8:45 AM.

Staff and students are encouraged to roll up their jeans and show off their wacky holiday socks!

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my Maple principals gave to me...

A WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT EXCHANGE!! (This is a stretch...Did you know World Elephant Day is on August Twelfth??)


If you choose to participate, bring a white elephant gift (a gift that "entertains" by making the crowd laugh and is $10 or less). The white elephant gift exchange will take place in the library at 8 AM. Bagels and coffee will be available for breakfast.


Staff and students may be a helper and dress as a holiday elf on this day!


Social Committee is sponsoring a cookie party in the lounge. Remember to bring the recipe to share.


We have an assembly at 9:30 AM.

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Trivial Pursuit: ELF Hunt

Trivial Pursuit: Elf Hunt

The hunt is on for some familiar elves! Each day, a different elf will be hidden somewhere in the building. You will get one clue. The first person to find the elf can bring it to Vest's office to match it to a bag with the same picture! Happy hunting!

Share the fun and learning on our campus using #BESReindeerGames and #thisisBES to earn tickets for our teacher raffle! Highlight our Holiday Fun and any awesome learning activities in your classroom. Remember - no hashtag, no ticket! Some ideas for what you could tweet in regards to learning are below! The #MakeDecemberMagic hashtag is not necessary but totally fine to include! We will search the hashtags a couple of times a week and place the tickets in your mailbox. You can then deposit them in the corresponding envelopes outside Vest's office.


Items available:


  1. Half day off
  2. Duty Coverage
  3. Duty coverage for team
  4. You buy, We fly! - LT picks up lunch and delivers
  5. Various bags from Mixed Bag Fundraiser
  6. Cook's Delight - colander, towels, whisk, burger press
  7. Popcorn Fun!
  8. $20 Target Gift Card
  9. $10 Sonic Gift Card
  10. $10 Starbucks Gift Card

and possibly more....

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Perfection

Head on down to the lounge for a team photo. There will be a cute backdrop, lots of props, and a camera there so feel free to take a few - you never know what a clever or funny picture might win you!

Clue

Goodie Day from the Office Staff is the order of the day. Lunch will be served and murder is NOT on the menu! Join us for soups, breads, and desserts in the Lounge and, while you are there, see if you can solve the clues and identify the characters. Turn your guesses in to Vest's mailbox - prizes will be awarded! There will be some mystery, but it is not in the food!

OPeration #GIVEBACK

In your mailbox, you will find paper for our students to #giveback to the community who gives so much to us. Please take some time to have them make cards for the group designated by your grade. Team Leaders will gather them from each class and deliver them to Steven's office so we can deliver them to the groups before the holidays. Here are the groupings:


K: Fire Department/EMS

1: Child Nutrition (Cafe Staff) & Herb Society

2: SROs & Police

3: Kids Club Volunteers & Maintenance Department

4: Central Office, School Board and Bluebonnet Garden Club


Then, join us in the evening as we celebrate the season together at Must Be Heaven! There will be a WHOLE different kind of Reindeer Game that evening you won't want to miss! See Anna Maria to pay for your dinner!

Guess Who?

Stop by the Office Hallway and check out the childhood pictures of our staff. While you are there, pick up a record sheet off the table and see if you can Guess Who! Prizes will be awarded.
We think you are the BEST staff around - Numero UNO in fact! Come by the lounge for a delicious snack of chips, queso and salsa!

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ALL staff are invited to come to the library at 4:00 and enjoy the 1st Annual Reindeer Games. We promise good times will be had by all, so join us for #TeacherLife and fun!

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When you hear your number, come on down and "punch" the tree - you never know what you will find inside!

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Stop by the Office Hallway and check out the childhood pictures of our staff. While you are there, pick up a record sheet off the table and see if you can Guess Who! Prizes will be awarded.