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Maplewood Elementary Has Big Plans for the New Year

Originally published in the August 2018 issue of The Flea

Maplewood Elementary invites new and returning students and their families to a Meet the Teacher Night on August 17 and a Back to School Popsicle Social hosted by the PTA on…

Candidate Forum at Maplewood Elementary

By Jim Walker Originally published in the August 2018 issue of The Flea

Election season is just around the corner! There are not only national mid-term and important state elections, but there are several important local issues also on the ballot.…

Maplewood MakerSpace, Fun Run, Parent Prom & More

Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

Last spring, thanks to the leadership of Librarian Amanda Braziel, Maplewood applied for and won an innovation grant from Austin Ed Fund to create a centralized makerspace that is available to…

Maplewood Plants Mini Orchard on Campus

Cross-posted from maplewoodelementary.com

Maplewood Elementary students planted a new orchard at the school this spring. The orchard is located between the building, the playground, and the portables along Ashwood Rd., and includes two fig trees, three plum trees, two mulberries, a…

Maplewood Celebrates 65th anniversary

By Maplewood PTA Cross-posted from the Flea newsletter

Maplewood Elementary is turning 65, and is celebrating with a new piece of public art, some fresh landscaping, and a commemorative illustration of the school. Chris Levack, who created the Rocket Ship…

Cherrywood Art Fair Returning to Maplewood December 9 & 10

By Chula League (cross-posted from maplewoodelementary.com)

The Cherrywood Art Fair will be held at Maplewood Elementary School December 9 & 10, 10am-5pm. The fair benefit the Little Artist, Big Artist program,  a unique mentoring experience that pairs professional…

CodeNEXT Looming!

by Girard Kinney, Chair LUT Committee Cross-posted from the Flea newsletter

The CNA Land Use and Transportation (LUT) committee continues to work on the process by which we respond to upcoming construction and transportation projects in the neighborhood, but most of…

Robin Hood Switches Sides: Funding Maplewood Elementary School

With apologies to Jim Hightower: Robin Hood school funding scheme more like a plot cooked up by dastardly Prince John

Written by Steve Wilson (Re-posted from The Flea)

At a recent Maplewood Campus Advisory Council meeting, much to-do was made about…

Maplewood Stampede Raises 14K for Elementary School

Written by Melissa Nicholson

Maplewood Elementary Mustangs galloped into action for the 2nd annual Mustang Stampede Saturday, March 28th at Mueller Lake Park busting through their $14,000 goal to raise $14,498.22 for computers, dye cuts, WOW & PE equipment while promoting…

Maplewood Teams up with Alamo Drafthouse for Fundraiser

Written by Ursula Banks

On Saturday, January 24 approximately 90 Maplewood students and their families enjoyed the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at the Alamo Drafthouse Village.  It was good food and good fun to benefit the school.…

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