Principal's Message

Principal's Message

A Message from the Principal - Mrs. Jean Rizi

Picture of Jean Rizi Principal of Maple Leaf




Spring 2018

To Maple Leaf Elementary families -

               Please be sure to attend Family Literacy Night on March 15th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., which will feature a guest author and provide free books. Babysitting and a pasta dinner will be provided for no charge. Please join us!

Maple Leaf Elementary School is encouraged by the growth of our building-wide reading and math scores. Way to go, students, teachers and families! At our building, goals are very important and it is our intention to reach a 60% proficiency level by April 2018… and then grow from there as well! Perseverance will be key in continuing to stretch and elevate our performances, but with the requisite amount of hard work, determination and GRIT, we’ll all achieve more.

Northeast Ohio’s winter weather is still lingering, and while temperatures remain cold, please remember to send your child to school properly dressed and prepared for the elements outside.


Also remember that STAR Proficiency Testing for Third Grade Students will begin on February 28th, 2018. Testing for our 4th and 5th students begins on April 17 as well. During these testing weeks, parents can play a significant role in preparation by ensuring student attendance on these days, a good night’s sleep, a healthy breakfast and a positive attitude. Combined, these small tips create a potent blend of preparation for the important statewide tests.


 Jean Rizi


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