Maeser Updates: 5 August 2022

In This Edition

Back to School Activities & Information (Student Meet & Greet, Student Orientation, Class Supply Lists), Student Class Schedules for 2022-23, URGENT Parent Help Needed!, Auditions for ALL-SCHOOL Musical, Mock Trial Teams, Volunteer Opportunities (Food Donations For Teacher Week, Report Your Volunteer Hours, Questions), Sports Announcements (Fall 2022 Sports Academic Eligibility, Sports Physicals, MS Boys Soccer Tryouts, HS & MS Ultimate Disk, HS Girls Tennis), Have Your 2022-23 Plans Changed?, Important School Communications (Opt In For School Text Messages, Update Your Contact Information)

Summer Front Office Hours

August 8-12
8:30am-12:00pm Mon-Fri

Monday, August 15
Regular office hours resume:
7:30am-3:30pm Mon-Thurs
8:30am-12:30pm Fri

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

Friday, July 1 – Sunday, August 7
PowerSchool offline for summer maintenance & updates

Monday, August 8
PowerSchool reopens; Fall schedules available

Monday & Tuesday, August 8 & 9
MS Boys Soccer Tryouts

Thursday, August 11
6-7:30pm Back to School Student Meet & Greet

Friday, August 12
Student Orientation Day – parents invited! Details below…

Thursday-Friday, August 25-26
Auditions for ALL-SCHOOL Musical

Back To School Activities & Information

Student Meet & Greet: Thursday, August 11

Mark your calendar and plan to join us at our Back to School student meet & greet on Thursday, August 11 from 6:00-7:30pm at the school. Meet your teachers, catch up with your friends, and get psyched for the first day of school on Monday, August 15!

Student Orientation: Friday, August 12

We will be hosting a Student Orientation on Friday, August 12 for all students in 7th-9th grades and all NEW students in 10th-12th grades. Parents are invited to attend with their students.

Please plan to attend at the following times, by grade:

  • 8:00-9:00am — 7th grade students and parents
  • 9:30-10:30am — 8th grade students and parents
  • 11:00am-12:00pm — 9th grade and *new* 10th-12th grade students and parents

Class Supply Lists

Ready to hit the Back to School sales? You can access 2022-23 class supply lists here: 2022-23 Class Supply Lists

Please keep checking this link as we get closer to the start of school, as teachers continue to add their class supplies to this master list.

Student Class Schedules for 2022-23

PowerSchool will open on Monday, August 8 with access to your students’ 2022-23 schedule information! Schedule change information will be given at that time.

If your student is new to Maeser this year, you will receive an email this weekend with your parent login information for PowerSchool.

URGENT Parent Help Needed!

Teachers are back on Monday and we need HELP! Please check out next week’s FOOD donations for lunches and breakfast at Teacher Appreciation sign-ups and wishlist needs. We thank you for signing up early and helping us kick off our August trainings.

Auditions for ALL-SCHOOL Musical

Students in all grades (7th-12th) are invited to be a part of our ALL SCHOOL musical this year, to be performed in February 2023 in the new Liahona Academy Theater. Rehearsals start in October.

To audition for a principal/supporting role, prepare 16-32 bars of a pop ballad (or rock ballad/sentimental ballad). To be in the ensemble, just fill out the audition form (no auditions! all welcome!).

Auditions will be held during the 2nd week of school: August 25 & 26. Details, audition forms, and audition sign-ups can be found at the Drama Room, #126.

Mock Trial Teams

Maeser will be sponsoring 2 High School Mock Trial Teams this year for students in grades 9-12! We need a minimum of 7 students on each team, but can have up to 12. We will also sponsor a Middle School Team again this year for students in grades 7 & 8. Check Maeser Updates for future announcements on our initial meeting day/time. If you are interested and haven’t been part of Mock Trial previously, please contact Coach Geary: MOCK ON!

Mock Trial Attorney Coach Needed

Our Mock Trial teams are in need of an additional Attorney Coach to assist in training our team members for competition which begins in February. Anyone with experience as a practicing lawyer would be a great addition to our program. We’re especially looking for someone who can help with rules of evidence and making/responding to objections. This is a great opportunity to fulfill your volunteer hours! For more information, please contact Coach Geary at

Volunteer Opportunities

Food Donations For Teacher Week

Teachers are back on Monday and we need HELP! Please check out next week’s FOOD donations for lunches and breakfast at Teacher Appreciation sign-ups and wishlist needs. We thank you for signing up early and helping us kick off our August trainings.

Need to Report Your Volunteer Hours?

If you’ve completed volunteer hours for this school year but haven’t yet reported them, please visit the form on our website to report those hours: Report Parent Service Hours. Each $5 spent for donations counts as one hour of volunteer service!

Questions About Volunteer Hours?

Questions about volunteer hours? Please email us at

Sports Announcements

Fall 2022 Sports Academic Eligibility

Eligibility for participation in fall activities/sports will be determined by 4th term grades. All students must have earned a Q4 2.7 GPA with no Fs. 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 as long as they have a 2.7 GPA.

Sports Physicals

All students, middle school and high school, who will be playing sports next year (2022-23) need a physical in order to play. Physicals completed on or after April 15, 2022 will be good until July 15, 2023. Any physicals completed before April 15 of this year will not be accepted (per UHSAA policy) for the upcoming school year.

Here is a link to the UHSAA form which Maeser uses for ALL athletes: UHSAA Physical Form

MS Boys Soccer Tryouts

For any middle school boys that are interested in playing soccer this fall, we will be having tryouts on Monday August 8th and Tuesday August 9th from 9-11. All boys wanting to play on the team will need to get a sports physical completed, please get those turned in to Coach Riss as soon as you can. Players will not be allowed to participate in any games until that is turned in.If you have any questions feel free to contact Coach Riss at We are looking forward to a great season!

HS & MS Ultimate Disk

Students in all grades are invited to join Maeser’s Ultimate Disk program. Ultimate is a super fun co-ed sport that continues to grow year over year and Maeser’s program is going into its ninth year. Practices for fall season start at the end of August and will go to early November. The season includes weekly games and one or two tournaments. For more information, e-mail

HS Girls Tennis

Girls’ Tennis has begun! Please reach out to Coach Couch ( or Coach Peck ( with any questions or if you are interested in knowing more.

Have Your 2022-23 Plans Changed? Please Let Us Know ASAP!

If your plans for 2022-23 enrollment have changed and your student will not be attending Maeser Prep, please contact us ASAP to let us know by emailing us at registrar@maeserprep.orgplease include your student’s name, their 2022-23 grade, and the school they will be attending next year. We are sending out record requests for our new students and want to help you avoid having your student’s school file sent to the wrong school. We are also creating schedules for next year and want to make sure students can get into the classes they’ve requested.

Thanks so much for your help in keeping our records up to date!

Important School Communications

Not getting our emails, phone or text messages? Here’s how to make sure you’re getting all of our important announcements and information:

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”.

Update Your Contact Information

If any of your contact information has changed – email address, mailing address, phone number – please let us know asap so we can be sure you’re getting school and teacher communications.

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