Community Invited to Gr. 8 Problem Solving Math Conference - Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m.
Eighth graders will hold a Problem Solving Math Conference on Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Parents and community members are welcome to attend. The event will feature a keynote speaker followed by student-led problem solving sessions. Refreshments will also be served. “Mary Mosher and I have been working closely with the Siena College Mathematics Department and the Greater Capital Region Teacher Center. By using these two great resources we have been focusing on developing students' problem solving and mathematical thinking through the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice. The eighth grade students have been solving various problems over the last eight weeks. As conference attendees, you would be able to see our students shine and learn some math!” said teacher Karen Sweet. Posted 11/24/14.
The CES PTO is in need of donations for the annual CES Holiday Bazaar, where students can purchase items for 25 cents for their immediate families. Donations can be dropped off in the CES school lobby during school days until Wednesday, Dec. 10. More info on donations available here… Posted 11/26/14.
The Maple Hill International Club will visit London, Paris and Barcelona in April 2015. Anyone interested in joining them on the trip can read more here… If interested, please email teacher Mark Hoyt for more information. Posted 11/24/14.
Capital Project Approved; Thank You to Everyone for Voting!
The Capital Project was approved Nov. 20 by a vote of 291 to 153. “We would like to thank everyone in our community who came out to vote,” said Superintendent Bob Horan. “This project will help us prepare our students even better for college and careers by providing modern classrooms that encourage collaboration while making us more efficient so we can put more money into programs instead of buildings.” Posted 11/20/14.
A newsletter detailing the proposed Capital Project is available here… Posted 11/05/14.
The Maple Hill baseball program will hold a four-week Winter Hitting Program starting Monday, Dec. 8 for players ages 7-18. The clinic will be led by Matt Quatraro, Assistant Hitting Instructor for the Cleveland Indians, and Maple Hill coaches. Cost is $50. A registration form with more info is available… Posted 11/07/14.