In This Edition
Historic Boys’ Soccer Season, Final Exam Schedule, Textbook Return/Replacement Fees, NG Make-up, Class of 2023 Graduation Activities, Show Choir Auditions, Summer School Credit Recovery, Lands’ End Memorial Day 25% Off Sale, Volunteer Help Needed (Help with Senior Graduation Breakfast, Counseling Donations, Report Your Volunteer Hours, Questions About Volunteer Hours), Sports Announcements (Fall 23-24 Sports Academic Eligibility, Sports Physicals, Maeser Sports Guide), Can We Reach You In Case Of Emergency? (Opt In For School Text Messages, Update Your Contact Information)
Front Office Hours This Week
CLOSED Friday for Graduation
**PARENTS: Please remember to check in at the front office when visiting the school during school hours, including Fridays. We appreciate your help in keeping our students safe!**
Upcoming Dates and Deadlines
Friday, May 19-Wednesday, May 24
Final Exams & Return Textbooks to Teachers
Thursday, May 25
Class of 2023 Cap & Gown Photo and Senior Breakfast (seniors)
Advisory & Awards Day Assembly (all students)
Last Day to Return Textbooks
Friday, May 26
9am Graduation Rehearsal
1pm Graduation Ceremony
Historic Boys’ Soccer Season
The high school boys soccer team played in the state championship for the first time ever last Friday. Although we came up short, it was a historic season, with our team going 16-2, winning their second consecutive region championship, going undefeated on our home field, and out-scoring our opponents 84-16 on the season. Go Maeser!
Final Exam Schedule
Final Exams start today! Please help your students finish the school year strong as they prepare for Finals in their core classes. REMEMBER: Today (Friday, May 19) is a required Final Exam day with Finals in 1st and 3rd periods.
The schedule for each day of Finals is 8:00am to 12:30pm, with exams from 8:00-10:00am and 10:30am-12:30pm. Students will have a 30-minute break between Finals (from 10:00-10:30am).
- Friday, May 19: Periods 1 & 3
- Monday, May 22: Periods 2 & 4
- Tuesday, May 23: Periods 5 & 7
- Wednesday, May 24: Periods 6 & 8
Not all classes have Final Exams. Finals should be given in Socratic (including 7th and 8th grade History and 7th grade English), Math, Science, Language, Financial Literacy, CE, and Government classes. Other classes may also have Finals. Teachers should be in contact to let your students know if there is not a Final in their class. Students are not required to come to class IF the class does not have a Final Exam. They are not allowed to wander the school during Finals, so they should plan on being in the right class if they are on campus.
There will be NO check-outs once Finals periods start. Students will be released at the break between Finals, but we will not disturb classrooms during Finals for check-outs. If students are on campus but do not have a scheduled Final, they MUST be in their regularly assigned classroom for that class period.
Students are required to be in regular Maeser uniforms if they are on campus, whether or not their class has a scheduled Final. Full Dress Uniforms are NOT required on Monday, May 22.
Yearbooks will be distributed TODAY, Friday, May 19, starting at 1:30pm. Students can stay at school and sign yearbooks until 3:00pm. This is still a school activity, so students should remain in uniform until they leave campus. Please make note for your carpool/pick-up schedules. If you need to purchase a yearbook, contact the front desk. First come, first served.
Textbook Return/Replacement Fees
Teachers will gather textbooks from students before or during finals (teachers will give instructions). Any textbooks not returned on time will be charged to student accounts. We will notify parents by email if there is a charge. Students can still return textbooks through noon on the last day of school (Awards Day). After that, the fee will remain on their account for next school year.
NG make-up should have been completed by Review Day (yesterday), especially seniors who will be participating in graduation activities. There will be service opportunities the week of June 1st as teachers clean up their classrooms for summer. After this, NGs become NCs (essentially Fs) and coursework will need to be remediated.
Class of 2023 Graduation Activities
Seniors and parents: mark your calendars for these important graduation activities!
Thursday, May 25: Class Cap & Gown photo; Senior breakfast at Maeser
Friday, May 26: Graduation Rehearsal & Ceremony at Thanksgiving Point Show Barn
- 9:00am: Graduation Rehearsal (mandatory for all graduates!)
- 1:00pm: Graduation Ceremony — each graduate may invite up to 8 guests to attend
Show Choir Auditions
Show Choir auditions! Dance audition May 19th, come in something school appropriate (school approved gym T-shirt) that you feel comfortable moving in. This is at 1 PM in the gym. May 22nd is the vocal audition, sign up sheet on Mr. Spindler’s door. Hope to see you there!
Summer School Credit Recovery
Summer school offerings are intended to assist students in remediating (making up) failed or missing credits for graduation.
Maeser Summer Session
This summer Maeser will host two sessions on campus:
- Session 1: June 5-23 from 9am-12pm at Maeser. Cost: $200 ($75 will be refunded if student completes coursework by Friday, June 16)
- Session 2: June 12-23 from 9am-12pm at Maeser. Cost: $125
Registration is open now via Google Form. Please complete the Summer School Form and follow the payment options.
**Please note that payments take 2-3 business days to process electronically. You may also pay for summer school in the front office during normal business hours M-F in May.
Contact your student’s counselor:
Lands’ End Memorial Day 25% Off Sale
Lands’ End’s Memorial Day 25% Off sale is coming up next weekend! This is a great time to pick up more expensive uniform items like plaid skirts and blazers! Shop online at landsend.com/school May 26-29 and use Code: FLAG and PIN: 2631 for 25% off school uniforms (and everything else!)
Volunteer Help Needed
Help with Senior Graduation Breakfast
The Senior Class Presidency would love some help with their Graduation Breakfast. Please help make their pre-graduation activity super special. For more information and to sign up, please visit our SignUpGenius: Senior Graduation Breakfast.
The Middle School Counseling team is in need of large bags of individual sized candy. You can use this towards your volunteer hours!
- Kind: an assortment- chocolate, hard candy like jolly ranchers, tootsie pops or rolls, whatever comes in the assorted bags is fine. We would like some non-chocolate as well.
- Amount: 4-5 bags/month
Report Your Volunteer Hours
DON’T FORGET! 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!
Questions About Volunteer Hours?
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall 23-24 Sports Academic Eligibility
Eligibility for participation in fall sports/activities will be determined by 4th term grades. All students (middle and high school) must have earned a 2.7 GPA with no Fs. In addition, high school students cannot have any Fs/NGs/Incompletes from previous high school terms. All Fs/NGs must be made up by the last day of term.
All students, middle school and high school, who will be playing sports this year (2022-23) need a physical in order to play. Physicals completed on or after March 10, 2022 are good until July 15, 2023. Any physicals completed before March 10, 2022 will not be accepted (per UHSAA policy) for this school year.
Here is a link to the UHSAA form which Maeser uses for ALL athletes: UHSAA Physical Form
Maeser Sports Guide
For a list of the sports that are available at Maeser for both MS and HS students, click here: Maeser Sports Guide. The Sports Guide includes whether the team is boys, girls, or coed, when tryouts are, who the coach is, and the coach’s contact information, if it is available.
Can We Reach You In Case Of Emergency?
It’s important to keep your contact information up to date and opt-in to receive text messages from Maeser — in case of an emergency, this is how we notify parents! In addition, we use your contact information to notify you about important school events and school fees deadlines.
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!