Tiger Insider

June 11, 2021

As we complete the 2020-2021 school year, a year that is sure to be remembered as one of loss, disruption, change and constant adaptation, let's take a moment to celebrate the amazing resiliency of yourselves and your children. You showed that you could rise to the challenges of new ways of learning, be a constant source of optimism and show unconditional empathy and compassion towards others. We made it this year and are stronger than ever!

MAY TERRIFIC TIGERS

May 2021 Sportsmanship TIGERS
Announcing our May Terrific Tigers representing SPORTSMANSHIP! This month's deserving students are Cecile & Chase (grade 6), Christian (grade 5), Valkyrie & Bentley (grade 4), Elly & Thomas (grade 3)! When you see them, please congratulate them on being such positive influences in our school family!

Tiger Point Weekly Tallying

WOW! We are really racking up the Tiger Points around here!


Kindergarten - 20,645

Grade 1 - 22,912

Grade 2 - 20,374

Grade 3 - 18,292

Grade 4 - 17,862

Grade 5 - 16,491

Grade 6 - 17,140

For a GRAND TOTAL of 133,716 Tiger Points so far this school year! Keep up the great work, MES!

2021-2022 PBiS Goal

Did you know that as of June 11, 2021, 80.25% of our students have one or fewer behavior referrals? 321 out of our 400 students have received one or fewer behavior referrals for discipline thanks to our school-wide support and commitment to PBiS (Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports)! Our students are making great choices and learning quickly to avoid repeating bad ones!


Our overall goal was to have 85% or more of our kids receive one or fewer minor/major behavior referrals this school year. While we did not meet this goal this school year, striving towards it has given us ideas for improvement during the next!

PBiS Participant Recognition

Congratulations to the staff of MES on completing all the requirements to be considered a “PA PBS Network Participating Site” during the 2020-2021 school year. This school year is like no other and so the network adjusted requirements to their “Recognition” system. This year we have successfully met the criteria of 'Participating' and next year we will pick back up with where our 2019-2020 Tier 1 & 2 PBiS status left off.

MES Spring Choral Concert

MES Spring Concert
MES's music teacher, Mr. Bryant, has been working hard this year to get our kids excited about music with a lot of restrictions in place. And, after a challenging year; it’s time to celebrate! Each grade level has prepared a few songs, and has performed a concert for you. Although it wasn’t be an in-person event, it is being viewed at home by many as an at home concert!


A huge thank you to our music teacher, Mr. Nathan Bryant, in organizing this event and opportunity. He has been enthusiastically working this school year to get kids excited about music, and I think you will see in the video that his hard work paid off! We would also like to thank Mr. Mark Eisert, MHS's Media Teacher, and MHS students, Sebastian Gisewhite and Ethan Phillips who assisted with the technology needed to record and edit the concert. And, most of all, thank you to our wonderful kids for signing their hearts out! They put on an amazing concert!


I hope that everyone enjoys the show!

UPCOMING DATES

Q4 Report Cards

Final report cards should be delivered to your home sometime the week of June 21, 2021. Watch for them in the mail!
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21-22 Kindergarten Registration

MES Kindergarten Virtual Orientation Spring 2021

Maplewood Elementary School is gathering information to determine the number of children in our attendance area who will be old enough to attend Kindergarten during the 2021-2022 school year. To register your chid, please bring completed forms to our main office at Maplewood Elementary School between the hours of 7:30am and 3:30pm on any day that school is in session.


Be sure to bring the following documents to complete your registration:



  1. Birth Certificate
  2. Immunization Records
  3. Government ID (drivers license, military id, passport, etc.)
  4. Proof of Residency (mortgage, lease, deed, rental agreement, property tax bill or closing disclosure statement)



If you have any questions or would like to have the registration packet mailed to you, please contact us at (814)337-1659 or email us at MESOffice@penncrest.org so that we can help!

2021-2022 District Calendar

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Back to School Bash

Health and safety conditions permitting, we are hopeful to hold an in person Back to School Bash from 6:00-7:30PM on Monday, August 30, 2021. You will be notified of the format closer to the beginning of the school year.

First Student Day

The first student day will be Wednesday, September, 2021. We will look forward to welcoming everyone back!

STAY CONNECTED

Our Sponsors

We are so fortunate to have local businesses and organizations support the powerful work that we are doing at MES. Please consider returning the favor by supporting them! Also, if you own a business or know of a business that would like to contribute to our school, please contact Erin Fonzo, Principal of Maplewood Elementary School, by calling (814)337-1659 or emailing efonzo@penncrest.org

Our Students ROAR!

We LOVE having the opportunity to help our students succeed and we're very proud of them for repeatedly making the right choices. We hope you are as excited as we are about the great work that the students have been doing. Our recent SWPBiS evaluation confirms what we already know..... MES is PAWS-itively the BEST!