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July 2020

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Submitted by nate.whitney on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 17:19
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Thank You to those who have already completed the registration process!! For those that haven't - Please Note that the registration window is now open and will close on July 30th. If you haven't already done so, please complete your student’s registration ASAP. By completing the registration process you will allow MJHS to solidify our plans for students will be attending “face to face” as well as know who to plan for with the “remote learning” option. It will also help us get all of your contact information updated in the new system. Please click this link and follow the instructions to complete registration if you haven't already done so - Registration Link

 

Paying School Fees to Complete Registration

Once you have completed the online registration process in I-Campus you will need to pay applicable school fees at MySchoolFees.com - https://secure3.myschoolfees.com/start_v2.aspx   Your student will then be able to see his/her schedule in I-Campus beginning August 3rd. 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 portion in the I-Campus system and then come into the school financial office to pay. Please be aware that there is a $2 convenience fee for all credit card transactions made online or at the school. 

 

Additional Information

Click the following link to find more information about registration, fee waivers, 7th grade immunizations, 7th grade day, busing information, school times and more… Registration Now Open for 2020-21 School Year

 

Information About the Remote Learning Option

Parents choosing the district’s remote learning option, Utah Students Connect, will need to contact their MJHS grade level counselor either by email, phone or appointment. Our counselors will help parents by facilitating the enrollment process as well as giving them needed information and answering any questions. Counselors will be available starting Aug. 3rd. From 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Counselor Emails:

 

Student Schedule Change Requests

Because of the unusual circumstances that accompany this year's student enrollment, we anticipate that our counselors are going to be extremely busy, Therefore, we will only be doing schedule changes for academic necessity - Class changes may be requested from Monday, August 10th through Friday, August 14th; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  A fee of $5.00 is charged except to correct incomplete schedules.  No class changes will be made after Aug. 17th.

 

Fee Waivers

Administration will be available to complete fee waivers August 3rd through 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Please bring the Fee Waiver Application with you, if possible.  This application will include a list of necessary documentation needed.

 

Adjusted Daily Schedule to Begin the Year

Today in a separate email Nebo District sent out important information about the upcoming school year and the need to adjust the daily schedule. With that information in mind - Our MJHS daily schedule will be 8:00 a.m. to 1:55 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

School Community Council

Mapleton Jr. High will be holding School Community Council elections for the 2020-21 school year August 17th through August 28th.  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. Travis Moss at 801-489-2892 or email travis.moss@nebo.edu by 4:00 p.m. Friday August 14, 2020.  Voting will begin on Monday, August 17th.  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.

 

Upcoming events and dates to remember - More information about these events will be sent out in the following weeks:

  • Aug 3 - Schedules open for students to view

  • Aug 18 - 7th Grade Orientation, 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

  • Aug 18 - Back to School Open House: Tuesday, August 18th; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. All parents and students are invited to attend. Come meet your teachers, check your locker, and explore the building (Face Coverings Required).

  • Aug 19 - First Day of School

  • Aug 21 - Picture Day - Packets will be distributed to all students on the first day of school. Every student will need to have their picture taken for their student ID and to be in the year book. Purchasing a photo package is optional.

 

Visit our school home page at http://mjhs.nebo.edu/  to see all calendar items and other important information. If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to contact us - Our summer office hours are: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and beginning August 3rd office hours will be: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

 

Registration Now Open for 2020-21 School Year

Submitted by nate.whitney on Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:44

Dear Students and Parents,

We 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 2020-2021 school year. We are looking forward to the arrival of our students on Wednesday, August 19th - Read this article to find information about registration, fee waivers, 7th grade immunizations, 7th grade day, busing information, school times and more...

 

Online Registration Now Open

To begin registration, follow the step by step process outlined on our school website’s registration page (http://mjhs.nebo.edu/registration). Once registration is completed and you have paid the applicable school fees (and for new students and 7th graders - you have current immunization records submitted to the school nurse), your student will be able to see his/her schedule in I-Campus on Aug 3rd. 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 portion in the I-Campus system and then come into the school financial office to pay. Registration begins July 13th and we ask that parents complete registration by July 30th. 

 

Payment of School Fees

Payment of school fees may be done online through My School Fees or 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 in the I-Campus system and then come into the school financial office to pay.

 

Fee Waivers - August 3rd through 7th

If you think you may qualify for a fee waiver, you must apply in person at the school from August 3rd through August 7th, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Verification of income is required). To see qualifying income levels and for more information about school fees and applying for a fee waiver, click the following link: http://mjhs.nebo.edu/content/general-information-about-school-fees-and-f...

Please note that fines, yearbooks and certain bookstore items 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 upload a copy of your student’s immunization document(s) during the registration process in I-Campus. You may also choose to email (diane.cooper@nebo.edu) or bring in a copy to the school nurse, Diane Cooper before August 14th.

 

7th Grade Day and MJHS Open House – Tuesday, August 18th   

All 7th graders are invited to attend 7th Grade Day on Tuesday, August 18th from 8:00-10:30 a.m. Students will have the opportunity to view an orientation video, go to each of their classes and meet their teachers. Buses will pick up bus students at their regular bus stops and times (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. Please note: Masks will be required for 7th grade day as well as the open house.

 

Busing

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 or click this direct link: https://www.infofinderi.com/ifi/?cid=NSD4K2L8WGYX&cid=NSD4K2L8WGYX 

If you have further questions you can contact the transportation department directly at 801-465-6005 - Bus stop information will show up using this tool on or after August 6th.

 

School Times

To begin the 20-21 school year, the school day will be from 8:00 a.m. to 1:55 p.m. on Monday - Friday. More information will be forthcoming.

 

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 2020-21 school year August 17th through August 28th.  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. Travis Moss at 801-489-2892 or email travis.moss@nebo.edu by 4:00 p.m. Friday August 14, 2020.  Voting will begin on Monday, August 17th.  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.

 

School Lunch

Breakfast and lunch is served daily at the following prices:

▪ Breakfast: $1.50 (reduced - $.30) ▪ Lunch:  $2.50 (reduced - $.40) 

 

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.

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