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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.…

Maplewood’s Spring Fling a Hoola Hooping Hit

Written by Deb Palmer

Did you hear the drums and ukeleles emanating from Maplewood Elementary School’s outdoor stage last Saturday May 3? It was the annual Spring Fling! Maplewood’s 4-6th graders played their best in a sound off between the…

Austin Neighbors Invited to Final Showing of Little Artist BIG ARTIST Exhibit at Pump Project Art Complex Saturday, May 10

Written by Carmen Maverick, Chula League

Every spring “Little Artists” from East Austin elementary schools learn how art — such as pottery, painting, film, and photography — moves from a budding idea to the marketplace. BIG ARTISTS provide their time and…

April 2014 Mueller Update

Written by Rick Krivoniak

In the 2013 AISD Bond Package, bonds for new schools did not pass. Ten acres are set aside for a school at Mueller. Though it is not specified as an AISD school, any proposed school has…

Maplewood Mustangs Stampede at Mueller

Written by Dusty Harshman

On Saturday, March 29th, 2014, Maplewood Elementary School held their first annual Mustang Stampede. This one kilometer “fun run”, brought Maplewood children and their parents and teachers together in stride to circle Mueller Lake Park.

It was…

We have a Dream, Inspired by Dr. King

Written by Deb Palmer

Ms. Brown’s and Mr. Levy’s fifth grade classes at Maplewood Elementary took part in the Heritage Council of Austin’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest. The prompt this year was, “If Dr. King were alive today,…

Maplewood Fall Fest a Spooky Success

Written by Amanda Braziel Holleman

Maplewood’s Fall Fest was frightfully fun, pure and simple. On Saturday, October 26, Maplewood students, parents, and neighbors filled the outdoor area of the school grounds to participate in a variety of special carnival-type activities organized…

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