Principal's Message

Principal's Message

A Message from the Principal - Mrs. Jean Rizi

Picture of Jean Rizi Principal of Maple Leaf

Fall 2018


To Maple Leaf Elementary families -

Welcome to Maple Leaf Elementary School, where our motto is: Everyone Achieves. No exceptions.  No Excuses. Each and every day, students are prompted to achieve and encouraged to explore their talents with this building message in mind. This year at Maple Leaf Elementary School, a School-Wide Reading Plan will be deployed where staff will set high expectations in academics.  We will focus on social -emotional learning through the ZONES of Regulation by developing a child's self-regulation, including self-control and impulse control and PBIS. Please look for more information to these specific initiatives in the very near future. 

Parents play a big role in their child’s education, and at Maple Leaf, reading is our number one goal. You can help by continuing to read with your children on a nightly basis.  All students will receive a copy of the Chocolate Touch this year and we are planning our annual Literacy Night for the Spring. Our attendance at last year’s event was significant, and we expect even more participation this year.

Apart from what takes place in the classroom, there are several other areas of involvement for our students as well.  Kiwanis Kids Club is an opportunity for students to get involved and give back to their community, and we also encourage families to get involved with the GH Recreation Center and library for after school activities.

Parents can always learn more by coming back and visiting the website on a routine basis. Please find us on Facebook, by searching Maple Leaf, and “friend us” or “like our page.” One-on-one interaction with teachers is always promoted as well.

Let’s have a great 2018-2019 School Year. Thank you for your support!



 Jean Rizi 


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