Maeser Updates: 8 January 2021

In This Edition

Student Mock Trial Courtroom Artists and Journalisms Needed, Deadline for NEW Student Lottery Applications, Reporting Your Volunteer Hours/Donations, Sports Announcements (Sports/Academic Eligibility, MS Boys Volleyball Tryouts), Counseling Announcements (Miss Krystal’s Counseling Corner Podcast), Help Us Stay In Touch!

Front Office Hours This Week

>>Procedures for Front Office Visits<<

8:30am-2:30pm Mon-Fri

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

January 4-21
School hours: 9am-2pm Mon-Fri
Winterim classes meet in-person daily; MSI classes meet in-person/online on a rotating schedule – please check your student’s Winterim or MSI schedule for in-person attendance dates **and locations.**

January 8 & 9
MS Boys Volleyball Team Tryouts
7:00-8:30am Friday
9:00-11:00am Saturday

Monday, January 18
Civil Rights Day – NO SCHOOL

Thursday, January 21
Winterfest (schedule and format TBD)

Friday, January 22
Teacher Work Day – NO SCHOOL

Monday, January 25
Teacher Work Day – NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, January 26
First Day of Semester 2

February 1
DEADLINE to Submit Applications for New Students for the 2021-22 Enrollment Lottery

Student Mock Trial Courtroom Artists and Journalists Needed

STUDENTS: The Maeser Mock Trial Teams (HS and MS) are looking for students wanting to join as Courtroom Artists and Courtroom Journalists. Both of these positions are part of the Mock Trial competition that will begin in February. If you like sketching or writing short journalistic articles, please contact Herr Geary for more information:

Deadline for NEW Student Lottery Applications for 2021-22

Lottery applications for NEW students for the 2021-22 school year are NOW OPEN! If you have more than one NEW student applying for Maeser next year, you must submit a separate application for each new student.

To submit an application for a NEW student, click here to complete the Lottery Application. You can also access the lottery application by visiting our website ( and clicking Apply — be sure to choose the correct year (2021-2022).

Reporting Your Volunteer Hours/Donations

Donating items for Winterim or MSI? Don’t forget to report your volunteer hours once you’ve dropped off your donation: Report Parent Service Hours. Each $5 spent for donations counts as one hour of volunteer service!

Sports Announcements

Sports/Academic Eligibility

Eligibility for winter sports (basketball, wrestling, swimming) and activities will now be based on 2nd term grades for all grade levels. If you are planning on playing a spring sport (boys soccer, boys tennis, track & field, middle school girls soccer, middle school boys volleyball) your eligibility will also be based on your 2nd term grades.

Students (7th-12th) must earn a 2.7 GPA with no Fs/NGs. In addition, high school students cannot have any Fs/NGs/Incompletes from previous high school terms. If the F/NG/Incomplete is made up by the beginning of the sports season they will be able to participate.

MS Boys Volleyball Tryouts

Maeser is starting a MS boys volleyball team and tryouts are Friday, January 8th from 7:00am – 8:30am and Saturday, January 9th from 9:00am – 11:00am. If you have any questions please contact Coach Call (

Counseling Announcements

Miss Krystal’s Counseling Corner Podcast

THIS WEEK: Heads Up for New Years Systems. Catch it all in episode 2: Heads Up for New Years Systems

Students can listen and email Mrs. Anderson a main point from the podcast to be entered into a weekly drawing. Drawings will take place on Mondays or Tuesdays.

Help Us Stay In Touch!

Opt In For School Text Messages

Our school utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts, student fees, and more. We will only use text messaging for urgent and important information.

You can participate in this service by sending a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school’s short code number, 67587. You can also opt out of text messages at any time by simply replying to one of our messages with “Stop”.

Thank you for helping us keep in contact with your family!

Update Your Contact Information

If any of your contact information has changed – email address, mailing address, phone number – please let us know so we can stay in touch with your family.