Maeser Updates: 8 February 2019

In this edition: District Science Fair Winners, Second Semester Class Fees DUE February 28, Driver Education Class, Parent Volunteer Help Needed for ACT Day, Applications for Girls State, Last Day to Buy Yearbooks at Regular Price, Sports Announcements (HS Boys Soccer Tryouts, HS Girls Golf Team, HS Boys Tennis Team, MS Ultimate Frisbee), LAST CHANCE to Sign Up for After-School Ski/Snowboard Program at Brighton Ski Resort

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

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

Friday, February 15
Girls State Applications due (11th grade)

Monday, February 18
Presidents Day (NO SCHOOL)

Tuesday, February 19
FULL DRESS Day

Wednesday, February 20
11th Grade ACT **juniors only on campus**

Monday, February 25
HS Boys Soccer Tryouts

Thursday, February 28
Second semester class fees due (and additional fees for new students)
$15 late fee after this date

Friday, March 22
*LAST DAY* to buy Yearbooks at the regular $55 price!
Yearbooks are $65 after this date

District Science Fair Winners

Congratulations to our District Science Fair winners:

Senior Division
Devyn Giles
Ben Gubler

Junior Division
Eliana Herbert
Scout Jones
Colin Murphy
Owen Okolowitz
Daphne Plott

We are so proud of you! Good luck at the State Science Fair at BYU in March!

Second Semester Class Fees DUE February 28

Fees have been assessed for second semester classes and new students. Class fees include Film As Art, Photography, Show Choir, Theatre Tech and Video Productions. New students and/or students who have added full-year classes with fees may have additional fees for AP Exams and/or lab fees.

Driver Education Class

Maeser will be hosting an after-school driver education class starting Monday, February 11. Visit the front desk to sign up! The cost is $230 and should be paid to the instructor on the first day of class. Questions? Contact Mike Wright at michaelwrightjr@comcast.net.

Parent Volunteer Help Needed for ACT Day

Help with Breakfast for Junior ACT on February 20
We are in need of parents to help provide breakfast and snacks for our junior class when they take the ACT on Wednesday, February 20. For details and to sign up, click here: Sign-Up Genius: ACT Breakfast & Snacks Feb 20.

Applications for Girls State

Junior girls interested in Girl’s State, please see Ms. Sorenson ASAPfor an application. Applications are due this Friday, February 15!

Last Day to Buy Yearbooks at Regular Price: Friday, March 22

Friday, March 22nd, is the LAST DAY to purchase a yearbook at the regular $55 price! At 12:01am on Saturday, March 23rd, yearbooks will increase to the $65 late-order price.

How do I purchase a yearbook for my student?

There are two ways to purchase yearbooks:

  • In person in the front office during office hours: Mon-Thurs 7:30am-4:00pm, Fri 7:30am-1:30pm
  • Online at our RevTrak Web Store (choose “Maeser Prep Yearbook”)

Can I still purchase a video yearbook and/or year-end supplement?

Our 2018-19 yearbook goes to the printer SOON, so if your student is participation in a spring sport or activity, you will want to get a video yearbook and year-end supplement to preserve those memories!

  • If you’re buying your yearbook at the front desk, ask to have a video yearbook DVD ($5) and/or year-end supplement ($2) to your order.
  • If you’ve already purchased your student’s yearbook and didn’t add a video yearbook or year-end supplement during your initial purchase, you can order them at the front desk during office hours.
  • If you’re buying your yearbook on RevTrak, you can add the video yearbook DVD and/or the year-end supplement when you add a yearbook to your order.
  • If all else fails… we will have a limited number of copies of both the video yearbook DVD and year-end supplement for sale on Yearbook Day.

What if I’m not sure if I’ve already purchased a yearbook?

To avoid duplicate orders, if you’re not sure if you’ve purchased a yearbook please email info@maeserprep.org or contact the front office to ask them to check your student’s fees before ordering a yearbook through RevTrak.

Sports Announcements

HS Boys Soccer Tryouts

High school boy’s soccer tryouts will begin February 25. All players must register online at www.registermyathlete.com. If you have questions, contact Coach Simmons at dustin.simmons@maeserprep.org.

HS Girls Golf Team

High school girls golf team will begin practice the last week of Feb. Sign up and fees must be paid by Feb 15th. Contact Mrs. Anderson with questions: krystal.anderson@maeserprep.org.

HS Boys Tennis Team

Boys’ Tennis practice (no cuts, everyone welcome) begins on 25 February. If you have any questions, please reach out to Coach Smith at timothy.smith@maeserprep.org or 301.401.0789.

MS Ultimate Frisbee

Registration is now open for middle school ultimate frisbee spring season! All students (boys and girls) grades 7 – 9 are invited to play. Ultimate frisbee is a really fun, non-contact, competitive sport. The season starts the first week of March and goes through the end of April. Practices are expected to be Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. Participation fee is $75. To register, send an e-mail to ultimate.frisbee@maeserprep.org.

LAST CHANCE to Sign Up for After-School Ski/Snowboard Program at Brighton Ski Resort

In February and March 2019, Brighton Ski Resort will be offering group ski/snowboard lessons for Maeser families (limited space available). This is an after-school activity provided by Brighton Ski Resort and is not sponsored or run by the school. In order to participate in this activity, the participant must be 8 years old or older.

The ski/snowboard program will run for 5 consecutive weeks in 2019 — February 22, March 1, 8, 15, and 22 — from 4:15 to 6:15pm. After each lesson, the students will be able to ski and snowboard on their own until 9:00pm.

The cost of the ski program is $125 ($25 per student per day) for students ages 8 and up. This price includes the lesson and the night pass to ski/snowboard. Ski and snowboard rentals, which include boots, poles, skis, or snowboards, are available for $75 ($15 per day). There is no pro-rating for lessons or rentals that are unused. You may also choose to bring your own gear. Helmets are highly recommended but are not part of the rental package.

This program is sponsored and run by Brighton Ski Resort. Transportation to/from the resort is the responsibility of the student/family. Neither Maeser nor Brighton will be providing transportation. However, there is a UTA bus that runs to the resort if you do not wish to drive.

Once lessons begin, there will be no refunds or make ups, unless the program is cancelled due to a road closure, in which case a make-up day will be scheduled for the entire group.

Class sizes should not exceed 10 students and all classes will have a minimum of 5 students. If a student skis/rides at an extremely high level, they may be combined with the group that is closest to their ability.

Click here to sign up and purchase tickets for this program: Brighton Ski/Snowboard Program.

Remember, this link is a special price for just our Maeser community! Parents who sign up to ski/board have the option to take lessons or not, the price is the same for the lessons and the passes or just the passes.

The sign-up process can be a little confusing, so we’re including a quick walk-through to help you out: Brighton Ski/Snowboard Program Registration Walk-Through Video.

If you have any questions, please email Laralee Ireland at lireland26@gmail.com. It should be a fun time on the slopes!

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