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Ms. Heaton’s classroom was recently transformed into a breakout room using BreakoutEDU. Students used their knowledge of the elements of fiction to open digital and physical locks. The students had a fun time using BreakoutEDU to review the elements of fiction.
Picture 1: Payton Larsen
Picture 2: Sam Bailey, Wesley Brunt, Andrew Schmoekel, and Miles Farley
Springville Library would like to invite MJHS students to the first Teen Night this school year. This is a monthly program that will be held after hours in the library, there will be snacks, a movie, crafts, games and book prizes. This month it’s all things GLOW IN THE DARK! They’ll be creating glow in the dark slime, trying some new Virtual Reality games and so much more. Grades 7-12 are invited, the library is closed to everyone but teens. They do not need to have a Springville card to come for the fun, anyone looking for a safe, fun place to hang out on a Friday night is invited to attend. Remember -it’s this Friday at 6:30 PM.
We are bringing it back with a retro themed dance!
Thursday, September 6th
Come and enjoy a groovy and a fun time! There will also be a photo booth.
Mandatory Information for Participation In ANY School Sport This Year
Please be aware that Nebo School District requires that athletes who are trying out for any team sport have a current physical exam on file BEFORE trying out for the team. Exams are valid for one year. Parents will need to go to www.registermyathlete.com to register their student and then upload the physical exam information as well as electronically sign other participation disclosures and information. No student will be allowed to try out for a sport without first completing the athletic registration at the Register MyAthlete.Com website.
How To Register Your Athlete For Sports at Mapleton Jr. High
For 1st Time Registrations:
Click “Login” in top right corner
Select “Utah” from drop down menu
Select Mapleton Jr. High School
Select “Create and Account”
Fill out the necessary demographic information - this is the PARENTS INFORMATION, not the athlete yet!
Confirm you’ve read and agreed to the terms
Click on “Add a New Athlete” at the top of the page
Fill out your athlete’s information
Fill out Other Guardian information, if desired, and Emergency Contact Information
Provide Doctor’s Name and Phone Number
Provide your Insurance information or Opt to not provide it.
E-sign your insurance waiver, IF you opt out.
*E-signatures must be EXACTLY the way you entered your name-middle initials, periods, etc…
Click “Register for a Sport” in top left corner
Select your student athlete’s sport(s)
Answer all the necessary questions concerning eligibility, rules and sportsmanship
E-sign at the bottom of the page
Click on each Document, read and click “I Agree” to confirm you have read and understand what each says
E-sign at the bottom of the page
Now you just need to upload your athlete’s physical exam form in order to try out for a sport. The physical exam is good for a full year once it is uploaded. If your student makes the athletic team they have tried out for you will need to pay the participation fee. Participation Fees can be submitted to the Finance Office or paid online through MySchoolFees.com.
Dear Students and Parents,
I hope you are having a wonderful summer vacation. Here at MJHS, the administration, counselors, secretaries and custodians are working hard to have everything prepared for the 2018-2019 school year. We are looking forward to the arrival of our students. The following information has been prepared to guide you through the ONLINE REGISTRATION PROCESS and to help you prepare to be ready to begin school on Tuesday, August 21st.
Online Registration (beginning August 1st)
To register your student(s) for the 2018-19 school year, go to the MJHS website and click the “Registration” link on the home page. (Or click this direct link: http://mjhs.nebo.edu/registration ) After completing the registration forms and paying the required fees your student’s class schedule and locker information will be accessible online by logging into your student’s regular Aspire/SIS account. Please allow approx. 24-48 hours after both the paperwork and the payment are submitted for the information to appear. If you would like to pay your student’s school fees with cash or a check, you will need to first complete the online registration forms and then come into the school financial office to pay. Registration begins August 1st and must be completed by August 16th. If you need assistance with the on-line registration process, computers will be available at the school.
Fee Waivers - August 6th through 10th
Fee Waiver qualifying information and income guidelines for the 2018-2019 school year is located on the school website by clicking this link: http://mjhs.nebo.edu/content/general-information-about-school-fees-and-f...
If you think you may qualify for a fee waiver, you must apply in person at the school from August 6th through August 10th, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Verification of income is required. Yearbooks and certain optional activities are not subject to fee waivers.
7th Grade Immunization Requirements
To attend the 7th grade in Utah a student must have proof of receiving the Meningococcal vaccine and the Tetanus/Diptheria/Pertussis (Tdap) booster. (The kindergarten Tdap does not count as the booster requirement for 7th grade.) This is in addition to other immunizations which should have already been completed and on file (i.e. MMR, DTaP, Polio, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Varicella). You will not be able to attend 7th grade without the school having this information on file. Parents are asked to please bring in or mail in a copy of your student’s immunization document(s) to the school nurse, Diane Cooper before August 18th. You may also email an electronic copy of the immunization form to the school nurse at: email@example.com
7th Grade Day and MJHS Open House – Monday, August 20th
All 7th graders are invited to attend 7th Grade Day on Monday, August 20th from 8:00-10:45 a.m. Students will have the opportunity to attend an orientation assembly, go to each of their classes, meet their teachers and practice opening their lockers. Buses will pick up bus students at their regular bus stops (If you need busing information please see the information under Busing).
Later that same day from 1:00-4:00 p.m. there will be an Open House for students of all grades and their parents/guardians. Teachers will be in their rooms and available to answer any questions you may have.
The walking distance for a junior high student in Nebo School District is up to two miles. Students living farther than two miles are offered busing. If you are unsure whether your student qualifies for busing or you need to know where the bus stop is located, you can find this information at www.nebo.edu by clicking on Parents in the top menu bar and then clicking on Parent Home Page from the drop down menu. Locate the Bus Route Finder link in order to access your specific information. If you have further questions you can contact the transportation department directly at 801-465-6005.
The school day is from 8:00 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. - please note however that school will release early at 1:55 p.m. on Mondays in order to allow for teacher collaboration meetings.
School Dress and Grooming
Parents - please be mindful of the Nebo School District policy when purchasing school clothes. Shorts and skirts must be mid-thigh length when the student is sitting. Shirts must cover the midriff and extend to the shoulder; they must not be low cut nor have inappropriate slogans. Thank you for your help with this policy.
School Community Council
Mapleton Jr. High will be holding School Community Council elections for the 2018-19 school year August 20th through August 31st. Parents or guardians of students attending MJHS are eligible to be elected. If you are interested in becoming a candidate for one of the open seats on the council, contact Mr. Adams at 801-489-2892 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday August 17, 2018. Voting will begin on Monday, August 20th. For more information about School Community Council and the important role it plays to support MJHS visit http://www.schoollandtrust.org
We appreciate the dedicated service of our community council. This past year the council worked hard to equitably allocate school LAND Trust money in the support of student learning. This money helps improve academic achievement by providing student intervention programs, student technology, reducing class size, providing professional development and helping us support our school improvement plan. For a breakdown of how the money was allocated you can visit our school website under community council.
Breakfast and lunch is served daily at the following prices:
▪ Breakfast: $1.50 (reduced - $.30) ▪ Lunch: $2.50 (reduced - $.40)
To pay for lunches online: visit the Nebo District - Parent Home Page https://www.nebo.edu/parents and click “Pay for meals online”. You will need to create a PayPAMS account if you have not already done so.
Free/Reduced Lunch: applications must be completed online. To apply for free or reduced lunch visit the Nebo District - Parent Home Page https://www.nebo.edu/parents and click on “Free & Reduced Lunch Information”. Please do this as soon as possible so your student can receive free/reduced lunch on the first day.