Joppa-Maple Grove School District #38 Establish Date, Time and Place of Regular Board Meetings 2017-2018

Author: Donna Rushing  //  Category: Announcements

Joppa-Maple Grove School District #38

Establish Date, Time and Place of Regular Board Meetings




Monday, June 26                          6:30 pm                   High School Library


Monday, July 24                           6:30 pm                   High School Library


Monday, August 28                     6:30 pm                   High School Library


Monday, September 25             6:30 pm                   High School Library


Monday, October 23                   6:30 pm                   High School Library


Monday, November 27              6:30 pm                   High School Library


Monday, December 18*              6:30 pm                   High School Library


Monday, January 22                   6:30 pm                   High School Library


Monday, February 26                6:30 pm                   High School Library


Monday, March 26                      6:30 pm                   High School Library


Monday, April 23                         6:30 pm                   High School Library


Monday, May 21*                       6:30 pm                   High School Library



*Regular board meetings are on the fourth Monday of each month except for designated changes to the third Monday.  Please not that the December and May Board Meetings have been moved to the third Monday for those months.

Maple Grove Elementary School Supply List 2017-2018 School Year

Author: Donna Rushing  //  Category: Announcements

Maple Grove Elementary School Supply List 2017-2018 School Year



·         Pencil box

·         At least 5 Pencils

·         box of crayons (16-24)

·         Blunt scissors

·         2 pink erasers

·         4 pocket folders

·         2 large glue sticks

·         Backpack

·         Washable markers

Third Grade

·         pencil box

·         1 yellow highlighter

·         2 regular size rectangle shaped erasers

·         24 pack of crayons (not colored pencils or markers)

·         one 12 count pack of yellow wooden pencils

·         child size scissors

·         2 folders with pockets, preferably plastic

·         1″ or 1 1/2″ binder

·         5 tabbed dividers that can be written on

·         multiplication flashcards for use at home


Sixth Grade

·         4 spiral notebooks

·         loose leaf paper

·         3 pocket folders pencils

·         erasers

·         markers or crayons

·         pencils

·         red pen

·         hi-liter

·         scissors

·         glue

·         Kleenex





First Grade

  • 2 – pocket folders
  • Pencils
  • Pencil box
  • Pencil tip erasers
  • Scissors
  • Crayons
  • Glue stick
·         Kleenex
Fourth Grade
·          Pencils (NO MECHANICAL PENCILS)
·          Lined index cards
·          Big pink erasers (at least 2)
·          Pencil box
·          A spiral notebook (may need to replenish later in the year)
·          Folder with pockets (to be used as homework folders)
·          1 composition notebook for journal writing
·          Scissors
·          Ruler
·          Colored pencils or crayons
·          Glue sticks
·          Gym shoes (if student doesn’t normally wear these to school)
·          55 cm anti-burst stability ball (Lime Green) for seating (maybe purchased at Wal-Mart or at item number 553061301 or send$8 for Mrs. Walquist to   purchase them)
·         Pencil box
·         pencils
·         crayons
·         glue (Squeeze glue) Not Glue sticks
·         scissors
·         markers
·         pencil sharpener
  • 1 regular size pink rectangle shaped eraser
Second Grade
·         Crayons
·         Pencils
·         2 Big Erasers
·         Large Glue Stick (preferably clear)
·         Spiral Notebook (wide ruled)
·         3 Folders with Pockets
·         Scissors (Fiscars are best)
·         Pencil Box (small, plastic)
·         Backpack
As always donations of items such as Germ X, Kleenex, Paper Towels, Zip-loc Bags, Clorox wipes, Loose Leaf Paper,
Note Books, Band-aids, Pencil Cap erasers, and Glue Sticks are appreciated but not mandatory.
Please send a baby picture of your child the first week of school which will be returned
Fifth Grade
·         3 Spiral Notebooks
·         1 Composition Notebook
·         3 Pocket Folder ( 1 with prong fasteners)
·         Loose Leaf Paper
·         Pencils
·         Erasers
·         Red Pen
·         Hi-Liter
·         Markers, colored pencils or Crayons
·         Scissors
·         Glue stick







·         Tennis Shoes



·         Headphones




Fort Massac State Park Movies in the Park

Author: Donna Rushing  //  Category: Events

Fort Massac State Park

Movies in the Park


May 26 – Secret Life of Pets


June 02 – Pete’s Dragon


July 7 – Bunyan & Babe


July 21 – Moana    (New)


August 4 – Rock Dog (New Release)


August 25 – The Lego Batman Movie


September 8 – Jungle book (New)


September 22 – Beauty & the Beast (New Release)


December 16 – Disney’s Prep & Landing


*Please Note*

All movies are free to the public and concessions will be available for purchase. Movies will start at dusk. If weather does not seem favorable please call or check our Facebook page to make sure movie will be shown. For more information, contact Fort Massac State Park at 618-524-4712


A message from the office:

Author: Donna Rushing  //  Category: Announcements, Helpful Information, Important Reminders

A message from the office:

  • If your child is going to be absent, please call the office before 9:00 to report why they will not be in class for the day.
  • The school day begins at 8:20 a.m.  Please make sure that your child is here before the 8:20 a.m. bell rings.
  • If your child plans to each breakfast at school, please try have them here in plenty of time to eat and be finished before the 8:20 a.m. bell rings.
  • When you student is tardy and they have to still go for breakfast, this not only delays their school day longer but also interrupts the other students when they come in to class as well.
  • Planning the night before by having a set bed time, completing homework assignments, gathering all lessons and other needed materials and supplies will make for a more organized and calmer start to your child’s day.
  • Calmer mornings make for better days, better days lead to better weeks and better weeks definitely mean better, more productive school years!
  • Bus riders should be watching for the bus and be ready to board when it stops.
  • Car riders are to be dropped off and picked up at the South Gym door, NOT at the front gym door where the busses unload or at the front entrance.  This is for the safety of your child!


Author: Donna Rushing  //  Category: Announcements



If you need to contact your child’s teacher you may either email them or call the office and they will be given the message to return your call during their next available planning period or respond by email.

If you are bringing your child into school late, please stop by the office to sign them in.  Then if you need to speak with their teacher the office can get them a message as well to avoid interrupting class.


Author: Donna Rushing  //  Category: Announcements



For your child’s safety, as well as school and transportation liability reasons, students will only dropped off at Emergency drop off/pick up list without a note. Emergency drop off and pick up locations are to be used as that also, in the case of an emergency.  Please be considerate of your bus driver and remember this safety rule.

Dental Exam Reminder

Author: Donna Rushing  //  Category: Health

Dental Exam Reminder

Remember all Kindergarten, 2nd & 6th graders that have not yet turned in their completed dental exam must do so on or before May 15, 2017 to be compliant with Illinois State Law.


Author: Donna Rushing  //  Category: Announcements


Parents please call before 9:00 if your student is not going to be at school.

Please call us at 618-543-7434, Extension 1201.


Author: Donna Rushing  //  Category: Announcements, Weekly Menu

Scheduled breakfast cannot be guaranteed after 8:45 a.m.  The bell to go to class rings at 8:20 a.m.

New Box Tops Bonus App

Author: Donna Rushing  //  Category: Collecting for Education