We are saddened to hear about the death of one of our students at Sierra Bonita Elementary. Tyrell Strong, 12, who passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 20th. Tyrell was loved by all the Faculty, Staff, and Students. I can't thank everyone enough for all your support making Tyrell's balloon release so special. Tyrell touched many lives during his short time here on earth.
As we close the 2014-2015 school year, we would like to thank all of you for your support on behalf of our school! We have the most wonderful parents, students and community. As tradition, we put together a slideshow to sum up the amazing things that happen at our school! Please enjoy! Have a great summer!
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Yesterday was our talent show that showcased just some of our talented students at MJHS. Those that participated did such a good job! Way to go Mustangs!
Several fifth grade students paid tribute to our military and service men and women at the annual Mapleton City Memorial Day Program at the park. They sang "Thank You Military" and did a wonderful job! A few of them have grandfathers who are veterans or fathers in the military now and so their song had extra special meaning. Thanks fifth graders!
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Last week the Spring Choir Concert was held at MJHS. Mrs. Thomson and the students worked hard all term to put on a fantastic concert!
Tyson Peterson is one of several Mapleton students who participated in the Utah Underwater Robotics competition in March. After working for several months on their own Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), he and his team took second place at regionals. Tyson will now be heading to compete at the national Sea Perch competition at Dartmouth, Massachusetts on May 29-30th. We want to wish him the best of luck!
Orchestra Director, Jessica Knight lead the Hobble Creek 6th grade in a concert. Mrs. Knight clogged with the orchestra as well as playing several instruments. It was wonderful to hear the orchestra play after a year of progress.
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Springville Library came to excite students for summer reading.
After 36 years of teaching at Mapleton Elementary, Darlene Christensen is retiring. There will be a celebration in her honor on Wednesday, May 27th from 3:00 - 5:00 at Mapleton Elementary in the upper grade library. She has touched many lives and provided wonderful service to students, parents, teachers and the community. We wish her the very best with many hours of relaxation and enjoyment ahead.
Hobble Creek Elementary's STUDENTS OF THE WEEK on Friday, May 22, 2015: Brooke Gehring, Keyan Jones, Hallie Johnson, Briance Terpenning, Ryann Haveron, Cutler Christensen, Faith Garlitz, Keslee Van Orman, Bronson Aviano, Brianna Lewis, Randin Rhatigan, Jesse Everett, Brody Schneck, Katelyn Beutler, Shyla Kelsey, Coleman Wilson, Taen Weber, Anna Lewis, and Melia Bartlett-Bybee
Last night our combined Mapleton and HobbleCreek orchestras had their spring concert held at HobbleCreek Elementary. The students played a broad range of musical numbers from classical to folk to international. The students have grown so much from the first of the year and last night they shined. Thanks to Jessica Knight for her time, dedication and talents as the orchestra director at both schools.
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The BYU Folk Dance Ensemble took the student body around the world and through out the celebrations of the seasons with colorful energetic dances.
Help raise money for Mapleton Jr. High, Tuesday May 26th 5-9 pm at the Spanish Fork location. MJHS will receive a donation equal to 20% off your order.
The UMEA State Choral Festival was held last Friday-Saturday, May 15-16 in the stunning Libby Gardner Concert Hall at the University of Utah. High School choirs from throughout the State of Utah who qualified at the region level were invited to perform their festival repertoire for a panel of adjudicators. The Maple Mountain Concert Choir, Sorelle Voce, and Men's Chorus all earned straight superior ratings at the State festival, and garnered some pretty substantial complimentary feedback from the clinicians. We congratulate our choral students, and appreciate your support! We would appreciate any compliments you might pass on to choral students who are in your class(es). We're so very proud of them and the tremendous success they've experienced this year!
The performances were recorded live. You can hear them here:
Tonight's Concerto-Aria and Masterworks Concert takes place at 7:00pm in our auditorium. Our soloists include:
- Hannah Bateman, Viola Concerto in C Minor, mvt. III, by J.C. Bach
- Allison Ells, Piano Concerto No. I, mvt. I, by Muczynski
- Caitlyn Nixon, Soprano, Oh Had I Jubel's Lyre, by G.F. Handel
- Emma Hansen & Tasha Jackson, Violin Duet Concerto--Navarra for Two Violins, by Pablo de Sarasate
- Hannah Blonquist, Soprano, Quia Respexit by J.S. Bach
- Caroline Hickey, Soprano, Vedrai Carino by W.A. Mozart
- Matthew Searcy, Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, mvt.III, by Sergei Rachmaninoff
In addition to these soloists, the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will perform Mozart's Gloria, from his Coronation Mass in C.
These students have worked so hard all year, and sound so good! They would love to see you in the audience tonight. Very short concert!
MMHS Choirs present their Spring Choral Showcase tomorrow night, 7:00pm in the Auditorium. It's going to be such a fun concert! Join us!
This year’s yearbook will feature one MJHS student’s photography prowess. Early in the year the yearbook staff and photography class (taught by Mr. Anderson) joined forces to find a picture for the cover of the yearbook. Many students submitted great photos, but Courtney Robison’s was chosen.
The yearbook staff felt that Courtney’s picture best represented the yearbook theme “Entering the Unknown.” The picture features a student overlooking Mapleton as the sun is rising. Staff members commented that they liked how the photograph showed a new day with infinite potential because this school year is a new year with infinite potential.
Once Courtney’s picture was selected, a team of professional designers worked to transform the picture into our yearbook cover. The designers added a swirling pattern into the picture to represent the way in which the future is unknown. They also added the school name. The cover is a matte finish with a glossy title.
The amazing talent that went into creating the yearbook cover is just the beginning. Each page of the yearbook was made with care. Pages follow a common design theme to create the best look possible. Each spread also averages 30+ pictures to make sure that as many students as possible are covered in the book. In fact, over 50% of the student body is in the yearbook three times or more!
If you would like to purchase a yearbook, you can do so in the finance office. Books are $26. All orders are due by this Friday, May 22. Yearbooks will be distributed during 6th period on May, 27. Any remaining books will be sold on the last day of school. If you are not sure if you have purchased a book yet, please email Mrs. Carey at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Auditions for the Maple Mountain High School Dance Company were held on April 29th, 2015. MMDC is the advanced performing dance group at MMHS. The dancers were taught a short dance combination by graduating MMDC seniors and performed this in addition to their own movement sequence for the judges. Twenty seven dancers auditioned and sixteen were selected for MMDC 2015-2016. Congratulations to Tiffany Asay, Emily Bates, Addie Black, Makenna Briggs, Cassandra Chambers, Shaelynn Duncan, Alexa Knutzen, Muriel Langdon, Lynnae Randall, Kelsha Robinson, Kathryn Southworth, Scottee Studdert, Caitlyn Taylor, Faith Taylor, Brooklyn Williams, and MaKayla Yates.
Please select this link to access our MMHS Parent/Student Information for 5-18-15: