Maeser Updates: 25 October 2019

In This Edition

Re-Enrollment and New Student Lottery Applications Begin in November, ACT Prep Class – FREE for Sophomores, Sterling Scholar, Important Science Fair Dates, Uniform Announcements (It’s Cold Outside, Lands’ End 40% Off Sale), Academic Eligibility for Winter Activities, Sports Announcements (HS Basketball Tryouts, HS Wrestling), Counseling Announcements (Annual College Carnival, FAFSA is Now Open)

Front Office Hours

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

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

TODAY! Friday, October 25
1-3pm Annual College Carnival in the gym

Friday, November 1
Lottery Applications Open for NEW Students

Monday, November 4
Re-enrollment Starts for CURRENT Returning Students

Monday& Tuesday, November 11-12
HS Basketball Tryouts: Be on time and ready to play!
3:45pm Girls Tryouts
6:00pm Boys Tryouts

Tuesday, November 26
CUSEF Paperwork DUE for School Science Fair

Wednesday, December 4
6pm Maeser School-wide Science Fair in lunchroom

Re-Enrollment and New Student Lottery Applications Begin in November

Check your email every day next week for information and tips on how to re-enroll your CURRENT Maeser student
and submit applications for NEW students to reserve their spots for next year!

It’s almost time to start thinking about re-enrollment for the 2020-21 school year!

Re-enrollment for CURRENT Maeser students for the 2020-21 school year will begin on Monday, November 4.

Lottery applications for NEW students for the 2020-21 school year will open on Friday, November 1.

Please DO NOT submit an online application for your current Maeser student — online applications are for NEW students only.

Current Maeser Parents: Check your email on Monday, October 28 for more information!

ACT Prep Class — FREE for Sophomores

A FREE ACT class is being offered to Sophomores in November. The workshop consists of 3 classes held November 6, 13, and 20th from 3:45-7:45 pm to cover all the necessary skills needed to ACE the ACT. Sign ups are limited to the first 30 students and can be found at the front desk.

Each year since having this course, the cohort has increased their composite ACT scores. This year our composite ACT score average was 25.5, which is 5.2 points higher than the state average. Take advantage of this opportunity!

Sterling Scholar

All Seniors are invited to apply for Sterling Scholar. Sterling Scholar is a scholarship program in a variety of areas, including Music, English, Math, Art, and so much more. Seniors that are interested in applying should attend an information meeting on Tuesday, October 29th, during lunch in Mrs. Plott’s room (#302). Contact Mrs. Plott for more information (rochelle.plott@maeserprep.org).

Important Science Fair Dates

Tuesday, November 26
Last day to turn in CUSEF paperwork to register for the Maeser School Science Fair. Need paperwork to fill out? Ask your science teacher or email angie.hansen@maeserprep.org.

Wednesday, December 4
Maeser Schoolwide Science Fair

Uniform Announcements

BRRRRR!!!!! It’s Cold Outside (and Sometimes Inside)!

Remember, only Maeser approved sweatshirts and hoodies are allowed at school. Buy USED (very limited quantity) at the front desk OR buy NEW online at Timpanogos Embroidery: (https://timpembroidery.com). NOTE: Blankets are NOT Maeser approved!

Lands’ End 40% Off Sale

The Friends & Family sale starts on Wednesday, October 30! Shop the sale at LandsEnd.com October 30 through November 7 and save 40% on all Lands’ End School uniform and dress code apparel as well as hundreds of styles from Lands’ End for the entire family, from outerwear to home goods. Use promo code LESUFRIEND and PIN 2019.

Academic Eligibility for Winter Activities

Eligibility for Quarter 2 sports and activities will be based on your 1st term grades; eligibility during Winterim will be based on your Quarter 2 grades. You must have earned a 2.7 with no Fs/NGs. High School students cannot have any Fs/NGs from any previous high school terms.

Sports Announcements

High School Basketball Tryouts (Girls and Boys)

High School Basketball tryouts will be held on Monday and Tuesday, November 11-12. Girls tryouts will be held from 3:45-6pm and boys tryouts will follow from 6-9pm. Be on time and ready to play! Questions? Contact the coaches: Darci Call (girls) and Mas Watabe.

HS Wrestling

Come join our Wrestling team November 11, at the Arete gymnasium in Lindon from 4-6pm. We are excited to have another great season. We are looking for teammates who are motivated to learn new skills, determined to work hard, have fun, and be a leader, to reach personal goals and set new team records. Bring your friends and try something new. For questions, contact Coach Searle (everett.searle91@gmail.com).

Counseling Announcements

Annual College Carnival

When & Where? Oct 25 1-3 in the Maeser Gym
How Much? Admission is FREE
Come meet College Reps from most of the major colleges and universities in Utah. Bring the entire family for food, fun and prizes!

FAFSA is Now Open

Utah students leave as much as $400,000 unclaimed each year because they don’t fill out the FAFSA! Filling out the FAFSA is about more than student loans; it can also link you to scholarship opportunities. Start the application here: https://www.utahfutures.org/fafsa. Parents and students both will need an FSA ID. Questions? See Ms. Sorenson.

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