Maple Elementary School

Latest News & Updates 

  • WHY IS EPS POOL TESTING? (4/1/2021)
    The Easthampton Public Schools are welcoming students back full time over the coming month. A layered approach to mitigation, including protocols such as masks, hand washing, and physical distancing are in place and have been proving effective in minimizing risk of COVID-19 transmission among students and staff. To enhance these essential mitigation strategies, Easthampton Public Schools will be providing voluntary pool testing to students and staff. Pool testing allows school districts to quickly identify and isolate asymptomatic individuals. By participating in pool testing EPS will have another tool to stop the spread of COVID-19 within our buildings and throughout the community. Having a high number of participants in pool testing will provide a better understanding of the presence of COVID-19 and maximize our ability to remain open and to bring more students into the building.

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    Student Pooled Testing Sign up – Easthampton Public Schools (epsd.us)
  • EPS Grab & Go Menus (4/1/2021)
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  • EPS Bus Schedule Updates (4/1/2021)

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  • Please join our Pooled Testing Program! (3/24/2021)
    Easthampton Public Schools has elected to participate in the six-week Pooled Testing Program offered by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Pool testing is PCR testing by mixing several test samples together in a “batch” or “pool” and then testing the sample for SARS-CoV-2 virus. 

    Registrations are accepted at any time during the 6 week program; registration for the week of pooled testing closes on prior Friday at noon.
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  • Maple 2020-2021 Newsletters (3/23/2021)
  • Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards (3/22/2021)
    It is with great excitement that I announce the winners of this year’s Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards to you. 
    Easthampton is proud to have two winners this year:
    Jill Collins, Grade 4 Teacher at Center Pepin Elementary
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    Margaret Betts, Grade 4 Teacher at Maple Elementary School
    Congratulations to both exceptional teachers, who managed to shift their classrooms to remote learning in monumental ways – really engaging with every student and building a strong classroom community.  Beyond that, each educator was also praised by colleagues for their impact beyond the classroom.  Jill Collins collaborated to start a Social Justice PLC (Professional Learning Community) and has been instrumental in securing resources and tools for all grades in this important work.  Margaret Betts has worked tirelessly to support educators this year pivot to online tools specifically around mathematics.
    Both educators will be recognized by the Grinspoon Foundation in a virtual celebration this spring.
    Please join me in congratulating these exceptional Easthampton educators!
    One final thought:   I would be remiss not to mention all the amazing educators in Easthampton who have taken on the challenge of remote learning this year and soared.  Their support of colleagues, relationships with families, problem-solving attitudes and complete dedication make them all winners!
  • Mr. Monte’s Elementary Music Class (3/21/2021)

    Students from Easthampton Elementary Schools share their rendition of this popular song for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Hampshire County!

  • Elementary Hybrid Model FAQ (2/1/2021)
  • Kindergarten Information Night (1/28/2021)
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  • Maple 2019 Report Card (2/27/2020)
    To view the Massachusetts Department of Elementary And Secondary Education 2019 Maple Report Card for Easthampton Public Schools –   Click Here
  • Maple School Grand Reveal of their All Ability Preschool Playground (1/16/2020)
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    Sincere gratitude to Dan Stern for spearheading and guiding the entire project from concept to completion; the Maple School Staff; the PTO and community members; Daniel Rist (CPA) ; the Finance Sub Committee members; Jamie Webb (Planning Department); Joseph Pipczynski and staff (DPW); Greg Nuttleman (Utilities Supervisor) and; Larry Carnes and Jason Potts (EPSD).
  • EPS Social Media Communication (1/2/2020)
    As we head into the new school year you can see what is happening at your student’s school by following their Facebook pages.
    Easthampton Public Schools
    Easthampton Public Schools Twitter Handle @EasthamptonPK12
    Center Pepin Elementary School
    Maple Elementary School 
    White Brook Middle School
    Easthampton High School Eagles
  • Maple School Chosen to Pilot the Pioneer Valley Power Packs Program (11/1/2019)
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    Pioneer Valley Power Packs – free weekend food program, has dropped off our first shipment of 53 backpacks today! Maple School is fortunate to have been chosen by the founder of Pioneer Valley Power Packs, Shelley March, as the program’s pilot school. Each week, backpack inserts that include two breakfasts, lunches and snack choices will be provided through anonymous classroom distribution by the program’s founder, Shelley March and parent volunteers, Kaci Ruh and Shelly Fournier. Thank you!
  • Maple 4th grade hike, pot luck and graduation is always a special event each year….Congratulations to our 2019 graduates!! (6/17/2019)
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  • Maple’s Mrs. Carriere say goodbye to a class she’s had for two years!! (6/17/2019)
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  • Maple 4th graders preparing for their June 12th Free Book Fair along with a lesson on estimating with Ms. Betts today!! (6/14/2019)
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  • Maple’s Preschool Team (6/13/2019)

    
    
  • Maple School Theme Night Event (6/12/2019)
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    These Maple family events are just so special to all of us. A tremendous amount of work goes into a night like tonight and it’s wonderful to see it all come together. Thank you to our entire school staff and to our parents, families and friends for making tonight pretty terrific!

    
    
  • Maple 1st Grade STEM Marshmallow Challenge!! (6/11/2019)
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  • Maple Quest Program Presentation Night (6/10/2019)
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    Thank you Martha Jenkins, Quest Program teacher, for another fabulous year of creativity and fun! This year’s projects were well researched and artfully designed. Lucky kids to have your support as they explored their interests and talents and created such interesting projects for tonight’s presentations!!