Welcome to Mapleton Elementary School

**Special registration for new students: Monday, August 18th and Tuesday, August 19th; 8a to 12p and 1p to 4p**

Mapleton Elementary School

Mapleton Elementary School has approximately 85 Kindergarten through Sixth grade students. We currently have one Kindergarten Class, a First/Second Grade Blended Classroom, a Third/Fourth Grade Blended Classroom, a Fifth Grade Classroom and Sixth Grade Classroom.

This year, we are proud to announce that we have a new English/Language Arts Curriculum. In June, the School Board adopted Wonder from McGraw-Hill for our Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. Staff will be provided professional development and will be implementing the curriculum, which is aligned to the Oregon Common Core State Standards. Please feel free to contact your child's teacher if you have any questions regarding our new curriculum.

Following the implementation of the new English/Language Arts Curriculum, we will be turning our focus to aligning the math standards for each grade level.

Mapleton Elementary School is still an AVID Elementary. We are raising student expectations and the rigor of our instruction. Staff have worked hard this summer and have some amazing parent events and student activities planned. Keep an eye out for the monthly District Newsletter's section on upcoming events.

Mapleton Elementary School will continue to operate on a four-day school week. Most weeks, students attend school Monday through Thursday. However, in order to meet the state seat time requirement, the schedule shifts to Tuesday through Friday on some weeks with Monday holidays. Please see this year's academic calendar to see which Fridays school will be in session. Please feel free to contact me any time. I look forward to meeting each and every one of you.

Happy Trails,
Jodi O'Mara, Elementary Principal

Calendar

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Daily SchedulePlayground

Mapleton Elementary School begins promptly at 8:10am. There is no supervision for students until 8:00am. School is released at 3:35pm. Kindergarten is held on every school day from 8:00am to 12:00pm. There will be a special bus run to take home kindergarten students. There will be NO kindergarten on 2-hour delays.

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Boy's and Girl's Club of Western Lane County

Boy's and Girl's Club of Western Lane County will be providing an after school program for our K-12 students. Mapleton Boy's and Girl's Club will provide after school support from 3:30-6:00pm Monday through Thursday. Transportation home on Monday through Thursday will be provided to designated bus stops. In order for your child to participate in the Mapleton Boy's and Girl's Club after-school program, they need to sign up and register. The fee for Mapleton Boy's and Girl's Club is $25 for the year. If you are unable to pay, there are scholarships available.

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Student Handbook

The Otter Guide (Student Handbook) lays out student expectations and general school policies and procedures for Mapleton Elementary School. It is updated each year to reflect any changes that may have occurred. Students are given paper copies at the beginning of each schoolyear, but if you've misplaced yours, here is a digital copy for you to peruse.

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Supply Lists

Supply lists are now available for the 2014-2015 school year. Printable/Savable Format

Kindergarten
All supplies will be kept in a "community" classroom supply box. Please do not label with the child's name.

1st and 2nd Grades
All supplies will be kept in a "community" classroom supply box. Please do not label with the child's name.

3rd and 4th Grades

5th and 6th Grades

*Dixon-Ticonderoga wooden pencils work the best in our pencil sharpeners.

Suggestions for donated items: notebook paper, spiral notebooks, scissors, glue sticks, pencils (Dixon-Ticonderoga wooden pencils), marker sets, colored pencils, crayons, highlighter marker sets, 3-ring binders, simple calculators, Ziploc-style sandwich bags, Clorox wipes

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Volunteer Information

We welcome and encourage parent and community volunteers in our schools! We have several opportunities for volunteers to help students and teachers. You can volunteer to help with our Rolling Readers Program, chaperone fieldtrips or volunteer in a classroom. If you'd like to volunteer at Mapleton Elementary School, you need to fill out and pass a Criminal Background Check. These forms are available in both the Elementary School Office and Middle/High School Office. Please contact your child's teacher for more information regarding how you can be of assistance in the classroom setting at 541-268-4471.

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Last updated: 12-Aug-2014     © Mapleton School District 2007