Fifth grade students from Maple Grove and Athens Elementary attended a field trip to the Highground Veterans Memorial Park and Museum in Neillsville earlier this month. Our trip was sponsored by the Mar-Lin VFW Post 10203, and we were lucky to be joined by some local veterans who shared their stories with us. It was an amazing learning experience!
over 2 years ago, Emily Szutkowski
Nine fifth-grade students surround a metal statue of doves in a manicured memorial garden.
Athens and Maple Grove fifth-grade students gather for a picture in front of the globe memorial.
Fifth grade students sit and watch the flag retirement ceremony.
The School District of Athens in conjunction with Marathon County Special Education is currently hiring paraprofessionals. For more information apply online here! https://www.mcse.k12.wi.us/employment/employment-opportunities.cfm
over 2 years ago, School District of Athens
Our outstanding Hamburg Volunteer Fire department was at MGCS this morning teaching us all about fire safety. Learners had the opportunity to see a variety of equipment and sit in the fire trucks. They even received a gift from the firefighters 🚒 They truly are a gift to our community of Hamburg and our school!
over 2 years ago, Mrs. Hanson
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Nothing beats the excitement of a kindergartner exploring a firetruck! 🚒 Thank you to the Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department for spending a gorgeous morning at Maple Grove and sharing your essential fire safety knowledge. You made their day!
over 2 years ago, Sabrina Riehle
First grade had one of the most amazing fall days to have the Hamburg volunteer fire department come visit. The students enjoyed seeing all the equipment, asking important questions, and of course getting the inside experience of a fire truck!
over 2 years ago, Ms. Etten
First Grade Fire Safety
Thank you Hamburg volunteer fire department for spending the morning with Maple Grove Charter School students and staff! Fire Safety🔥🚒🧯
At MGCS we spent some time celebrating the learners who reached their September reading incentive. Learners who reached their individualized September goal painted pumpkins 🎃, that were donated by our very own Mrs. Dvorak! They also had a special treat of apple nachos 🍎 We reiterated how setting goals and persevering to reach them is a lifelong skill. It was an eventful and exciting day at Maple Grove Charter School!
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Third graders at Maple Grove Charter School had an amazing day at the Merrill School Forest studying adaptations of beavers and the five rules of ecology.
over 2 years ago, Jessica Barrick
beaver habitats
rules of ecology
dam building
beaver adaptations
The kindergarten foxes at MGCS welcomed October by taking advantage of this great weather. We explored nature rubbings with leaves, rocks, bark, plants, and even tried pinecones. That last item definitely took some perseverance!
over 2 years ago, Sabrina Riehle
We celebrated Mr. Bloch for National Custodian Day! Well deserved Mr. Bloch!
over 2 years ago, Mrs. Hanson
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It’s been a busy month in Mrs. Kohli’s art class at MGCS! The learners were so excited to imagine, design, create, and show off their final pieces💕🦊
over 2 years ago, Mrs. Hanson
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Starting to look a lot like fall at Maple Grove Charter School🍁
over 2 years ago, Mrs. Hanson
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Maple Grove Charter School is governed under our Governance Board. Our board oversees our Charter Contract and writes grants to support our school. They meet the second Monday of each month at 6:00 pm at Maple Grove Charter School and everyone is welcome to attend! Please meet our Governance Board President-Angie Servi.
over 2 years ago, Mrs. Hanson
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First graders at Maple Grove Charter School celebrated the beginning of fall by spending a little extra time outside. While outside they worked and talked about the CRISP trait of the week: R for Respect. Students recognized how respect is shown in actions towards others as well as actions affecting nature.
over 2 years ago, Ms. Etten
Maple Grove Charter School
Maple Grove Charter School 4th graders had the best time exploring the Ice Age Trail and learning more about incredible rock formations during our field trip to the Merrill School Forest. We were able to learn more about our state’s history by hiking to Ice Age Trail and exploring how the Ice Ages have shaped our land. We are beyond grateful to our Governance Board for making it possible for us to continue this tradition of visiting the Merrill School Forest, and also to Mr. Noland for preparing such rich and engaging lessons for our students. We cannot wait for more exploratory experiences at Maple Grove Charter School!
over 2 years ago, Brianna Zondlo
4th graders hiked two miles of the Ice Age Trail, led by our expert guide Mr. Noland
Stopping to rest and learn more about how land has been impacted by the Ice Ages
Students had the opportunity to explore the river rocks and search for uniquely formed rocks that were once used as food preparation tools by Native Americans
Getting ready to board the bus after a great day learning and exploring
Over the summer the School District of Athens updated our online payment provider. As a result it cause a issue with the ability to pay lunch balance through your Infinite Campus Portal Account. We have resolved those issues so you can once again pay online using your portal account. If you have any questions or are new to the district and like additional information, email Nathan Brost at nbrost@athens1.org.
over 2 years ago, Nathan Brost
Only at Maple Grove Charter School can young learners enjoy the wooded outdoors and build forts during their lunch hour recess! Engineers, Architects, Designers Loggers, Builders, etc. in the making! ...and it all started at Recess! Picture and Caption Credit: Cindy Artus
over 2 years ago, Mrs. Hanson
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These kindergarten foxes at MGCS quickly realized it would take more than just sticks to form letters of the alphabet. This collaborative piece was loved by all! We also practiced our Stewardship CRISP trait by simply returning the items back to their home: the woods!
over 2 years ago, Sabrina Riehle
Our art classes at MGCS have been exploring art through our beautiful surroundings! They are also starting to create an art portfolio that they will carry through their elementary career.
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Maple Grove Charter School values strong community connections and our kindergarten students recently experienced this! They listened to the story "Tip Counts to Ten" which was written by Lisa van Klaveren- another former Maple Grove student who grew up in Hamburg. The author's mother actually used to babysit Ms. Riehle and her sisters! Lisa now resides in New Zealand with her family and owns her own business as a crochet designer. "Tip Counts to Ten" is based on a true story about Farmer Cliff's dog who helped him in a tricky situation on his farm. Pictured below is the real Farmer Cliff and the crocheted border collie Lisa created. Lisa donated her book to Maple Grove when it was first published and Ms. Riehle was so excited to find the signed copy in her room!
over 2 years ago, Sabrina Riehle
Our littlest foxes explored Maple Grove's beautiful school forest in an exciting way...a color hunt! Who knew there were so many shades of green, orange, red, and brown? Our kindergartners already adore Maple Grove Charter School and everything it has to offer.
over 2 years ago, Sabrina Riehle