Maeser Updates: 30 November 2018

In this edition: Re-enroll Your Current Maeser Student for 2019-20 by December 6, Flex Day: Friday 7 December, Maeser Drama Presents All in the Timing, Maeser School-wide Science Fair, MSI Announcements (Sewing Class Supplies, Spelling Bee), Volunteer Help Needed (MSI Sewing Class, Grant Committee), Concurrent Enrollment for 2nd Semester, Activities/Sports Eligibility

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

Front Office Hours
7:30am-4:00pm Monday-Thursday
7:30am-1:00pm Friday

Friday, November 30
1pm All in the Timing in room 126 ($2) – seating is limited; no late seating. Details below.
7pm All in the Timing in room 126 ($3) – seating is limited; no late seating. Details below.

Saturday, December 1
$15 late fee applied to all outstanding fee balances. If you are having trouble paying your student’s fees, please contact the Finance Office at finance@maeserprep.org before December 1 so we can make arrangements. Thanks!

Monday, December 3
Fine Arts Showcase: Assembly Schedule
4pm All in the Timing in room 126 ($2) – seating is limited; no late seating. Details below.
7pm Maeser All-Choir Holiday Concert in the gym – admission is free!

Wednesday, December 5
7pm Maeser School-wide Science Fair

Thursday, December 6
LAST DAY to re-enroll current Maeser students for 2019-20

Friday, December 7
8am-12:30pm Flex Day (Maeser unifoms REQUIRED) – come work with your teachers and make up your NGs! Talk to your teachers BEFORE Friday to set up times to work with them.

December 13, 14, 17, 18
Final Exams: 8am-12:30pm

December 19-January 1
Christmas Break

Re-enroll Your Current Maeser Student for 2019-20 by Thursday, December 6

Re-enrollment is now open for current Maeser students who will be returning for the 2019-20 school year. To secure your student’s spot at Maeser for the coming year, please visit our front office during office hours (M-Th 7:30am-4:00pm, Fri 7:30am-1:30pm) to submit the required re-enrollment paperwork and your $50 enrollment deposit.

Please note: The $50 re-enrollment deposit can be paid online through our fee payment system, but you must still come in to the front office to fill out and sign the required paperwork.

Re-enrollment must be completed by Thursday, December 6, 2018. This allows us to plan for the number of open spots we can offer to new students in our enrollment lottery in February. For the past several years, our wait list has far exceeded the number of seats available at Maeser, so we want to be sure your Maeser student has a spot reserved for next year!

Does your student have a non-Maeser sibling who would like to attend Maeser next year?

Be sure to submit an enrollment application on our website before February 1, 2019 so they can be included in our 2019-20 enrollment lottery.

Questions about re-enrollment?

Contact our Registrar, Mrs. Slade, at registrar@maeserprep.org.

Flex Day: Friday, December 7

Our Quarter 2 Flex Day is this coming Friday, December 7, from 8:00am-12:30pm. Regular classes are suspended to give students a chance to work with their teachers to get caught up and ready for Finals, which start on Thursdya, December 13. Maeser uniforms are required on Flex Day.

Several teachers have time blocks set aside for specific subjects, so please talk to your teachers BEFORE Friday to set up a time to come in and work with them.

Did you know your student can make up NGs on Flex Day on December 7?
Have your student stop at the front office before going to work with their teachers, and we’ll give them a form to have their teachers sign so we can credit their Flex Day time toward their NGs.

Maeser Drama Presents All in the Timing by David Ives

Come enjoy our Region/State competition 1-act play! This comedy-with-heart will lift your spirits and send you home smiling. Only 1 hour!
Friday, November 30: 1pm, $2
Friday, November 30: 7pm, $3
Monday, December 3: 4pm, $2
Maeser Black Box Theatre (Room 126). Limited seating, no late seating.

Maeser All-Choir Holiday Concert

Announcing Maeser’s All-Choir Concert on Monday, December 3, at 7pm. It will feature the Chorale, Concert Choir, and brand new Show Choir! Come listen to incredible, beautiful holiday repertoire with some of the finest voices at Maeser!

Maeser School-wide Science Fair

The Maeser School Science Fair will be Wednesday, December 5 at 7 pm in the cafeteria. Set up will begin at 6:15 pm. Students need to be set up and ready for judging by 6:50. Judging will be 7-8 pm, depending on number of entries. Awards given approximately 8:15 pm. Talk to your science teacher or Mrs. Hansen to sign up and get the paperwork. Paperwork is due by 10:00 am on Friday, November 30.

MSI (Middle School Intensives) Announcements

Student Supplies for MSI Sewing (8th grade)

All 8th grade students will participate in a sewing unit during Middle School Intensives in January. You will need to bring the following items to the sewing class.

  • 2/3 yard of fleece fabric (60 inches wide) for making 2 hats
  • Three buttons: one 2-hole, one 4-hole, and a shank button
  • Two 8-inch squares of print cotton for a quilt square (you may bring extra fabric for more than one quilt square

If you cannot bring an item, please talk to Mrs. Goodrich BEFORE the first day of the sewing class.

Middle School Spelling Bee

There will be a middle school spelling bee during Middle School Intensives (MSI) for all 7th and 8th graders. Click here for details: 2019 Spelling Bee Announcement, and here for the spelling list that will be used for the competition: 2019 Spelling Bee Study Guide & Word List.

Volunteer Help Needed!

MSI Sewing Class (8th Grade)

We need parent volunteers for the Sewing class for 8th grade held during MSI. We also need additional sewing machines to borrow for the class. If you can do either or both, please email Mrs. Goodrich marlene.goodrich@maeserprep.org. We need to have it set before the Christmas break. Thanks!

Grant Committee

We are looking for several parents to join our Grant committee. If you are interested in using your volunteer hours to help Maeser look for and write grants, please email robyn.ellis@maeserprep.org.

Concurrent Enrollment for 2nd Semester

Students planning on taking a Concurrent Enrollment class during 2nd semester need to begin the admission process NOW! Visit UVU Concurrent Enrollment for details and to begin the admission process.

Students planning on taking Math 1030 or Math 1060 next semester need to make sure to register for these classes before Christmas Break.

Activities/Sports Eligibility

Quarter 2

Grades for Quarter 1 have now been posted in PowerSchool. Students must have earned a 2.7 GPA with no Fs/NGs for the 1st term in order to be eligible to participate in activities/sports at Maeser Prep during the 2nd term and must maintain this GPA during the 2nd term in order to remain eligible.

Quarter 3 and beyond

Students must earn a 2.7 GPA with no Fs/NGs for the 2nd term in order to be eligible to participate in activities sports during the 3rd term. In addition to this standard, any high school students who have NGs/Fs from any previous high school courses will be required to make up the F/NG before they are eligible to participate in activities/sports. Contact the counselors to learn more about options for making up these courses.

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