At Mariposa, butterfly bucks are used when students are caught doing positive behaviors. When a teacher or administrator catches a student following one of the I CAN expectations, they hand them a butterfly buck and acknowledge the specific behavior they were caught doing. The students then place them in their butterfly bank similar to the one pictured and save them to spend on special PBIS events or to buy a special item from the PBIS store.
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Open House was a success! We had a great night welcoming our new and old students to Mariposa Elementary. Mr. Logue officially welcomed our new Kindergarten students and their families explaining that they are now officially Monarchs. After the orientation, the students were able to visit their classrooms and meet their teachers. There were stations set up to help parents complete their registration, find their buses, complete lunch applications, and apply to volunteer. Pictured is Shannon Deah Marshall with her children Gia Goodman and Geoffrey Goodman. She attended open house to register Gia for fifth grade and meet her teachers. We are looking forward to a fantastic school year at Mariposa Elementary.Read More
During the months of April and May, Mariposa students have been writing and publishing their own books as a part of the annual celebration of writers, Young Authors. Students from grades kindergarten to fifth, wrote, illustrated, edited, and published original stories. These books were shared and celebrated through several classroom and school-wide activities. Four writers were chosen to represent Mariposa at the Young Authors Celebration. The students are Zane Barszcz (K, Mrs. Kari McIntyre), Irie Phillips (1st, Mrs. Toni Baptiste), Alonzo Cabral (2nd, Ms. Loretta Humprey), and Autumn Thomas (4th, Mrs. Michelle Williams). In the Picture, Jacob McCallum is having an original Young Authors book read to him while Jeremiah Brewster is watching. Congratulations to all of our wonderful authors for their hard work!Read More
The Knights of Columbus Council #12159, from Holy Family Catholic Church, had fundraising events to raise money for Mariposa Elementary’s Grace Packs Program. The Grace Packs mission is to provide weekly food packages for students in need. The men hosted four fish bakes, welcoming many from the church and community to a delicious meal; their wives baked homemade desserts and accepted extra donations to raise $1,000 to support children who need food at Mariposa Elementary. Bill Kicker, one of the Knights, said they feel like it is their mission to partner with Mariposa Elementary to feed hungry children. Knights, Bill Kicker, Fred Daniels, and Fred Bradley presented the $1000 donation to Principal R. Craig Logue. Holy Family’s Women’s Guild has also contributed to the program, which gives 40 students non-perishable foods every weekend. The Mariposa Grace Packs Team includes cafeteria manager Fred Buchholz, Science/Art Teacher Carla Bargeron, 4th Grade Teacher Jennifer Scipioni, and 2nd Grade teacher Michelle Smith; we are so thankful for the partnership with Holy Family Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus!Read More
A note from the American Heart Association to Mariposa Elementary: On behalf of the American Heart Association and the millions of Americans we serve, thank you very much for your school’s donation. Families and schools are critical links in providing the foundation for cardiovascular wellness in our country. By holding this event at your school each year, you raise awareness about heart-healthy living. And you help us fund more lifesaving scientific research and critically needed education efforts. Thank you.
Almost every family in America is touched by heart disease or stroke, and your school’s contribution will significantly impact our fight against these devastating illnesses.
We hope that you, your faculty and your students found this lifesaving effort rewarding and enjoyable. You are touching so many lives — and life is why we exist as an organization. Your help and support are greatly appreciated, and we look forward to partnering again with you next year!
Gabriella Darocha is jumping high at one of the many centers that were set up for Jump Rope For Heart. The weather was great and the event was enjoyed by all.
Last Modified: April 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm