Come audition for the 2018-2019 Maple Mountain Dance Company! Come learn the clinic dance choreography on April 16th or 17th in the dance room from 3-5pm. Audition in small groups on April 18th starting at 3pm. Placement for MMDC and Dance Excel Companies will happen on these days. Spread the word!
Our welding program has made it to the semifinals of a national welding contest. The schools were given the direction of "Weld it Forward" and a deadline. We have built our projects and sent them off to those in need in Mexico. But the majority of our vote comes from public voting starting the 16th of March. Voting ends the 26th of March. You can cast your vote at www.welditforward.com. If we win this, our program will receive a $20,000 supply of new welders.
Our FBLA club returned home from our state competition last night, and they did very well. 8 of our 10 competitors placed in the top 10 at state in 12 different events bringing home a total of 21 certificates! Several students have qualified for Nationals in Baltimore, MD this summer. If you see these awesome future business leaders in class or see them in the hallway, please tell them congrats.
Hospitality Management- Kendall Flake, Kaden Call & Kallin Harrison- 2nd Place
Marketing- Kendall Flake, Kaden Call & Braxton Smithson- 3rd Place
Global Business- Jon Porter & Luke Grotegut- 3rd Place
Emerging Business Issues- Andrew Lott & Issac Bahena- 5th Place
Management Decision Making- Kendall Flake, Kaden Call & Kallin Harrison- 7th Place
Entrepreneurship- Kendall Flake, Kaden Call & Jon Porter- 9th Place
Securities and Investments- Braxton Smithson- 7th Place
Advertising- Kendall Flake- 4th Place
Economics- Kendall Flake- 8th Place
Business Law- Issac Bahena- 8th Place
Personal Finance- Andrew Lott- 6th Place
Client Service- Andrew Lott- 10th Place
Maple Mountain Dance Company (MMDC) Auditions for next year 2018-2019 will be held April 18 at 3:00pm in the dance room. Applicants will need to attend one of the two clinics on April 16th and 17 from 3-5pm. Information and applications are found online at www.mmhsdance.weebly.com.
Ladies, get your dates for MORP! Shine your spurs and kick up your heels. Get ready for a hootenany like no other. Friday March 23 at MMHS 8-11pm. Music requests taken at ticket table during lunch the week before. Go ask your cowboy before he's taken. Yee Haw!
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Here were the individual results from our competition on Saturday at Snow College. Thank you for your continued support of these students.
Anatomy & Physiology 2nd place Josephine Schmidt
Chemistry Lab 2nd place Logan Marks & Tucker Back
Dynamic Planet 1st Place Bryson Evans & Andrew Lott
Ecology 3rd Place Kayden Mortensen & Dalton Hawk
Bottle Rocket 2nd place Andrew Lott & Jessica Pratt
Fermi Questions 3rd Place Elliot Layton & Philip Richey
Game On 3rd Place Jacob Gunderson & Tucker Back, 1st Place Nathan Austin & Anthony Bardsley
Helicopters 2nd placeAnne Dallon & Anthony Bardsley
Hovercraft 1st Place Logan Marks & Philip Richey
Materials Science 2nd place Bryson Evans & Anthony Bardsley
Microbe Mission 2nd place Kaden Call & Cooper Hundley
Mission Possible 2nd place Madyson Meeks & Joshua Green
Optics 2nd place Nathan Austin & Leslie Day, 1st Place Gideon Hale & Philip Richey
Remote Sensing 2nd placeLogan Marks & Gideon Hale
Rocks & Minerals 1st Place Josephine Schmidt & Hunter Tillack
Thermodynamics 2nd placePhilip Richey & Gideon Hale
Towers 3rd Place Isabella Frasche & Madyson Meeks
Write it Do it 3rd Place Nathan Austin & Elliot Layton
The team took 3rd overall and qualified for State, which will be held on March 31st at the University of Utah.
Zach HamiltonWhere do you want to see yourself in five years? I really want to be a flight nurse, or something in emergency medicine. What are your favorite hobbies? I really like boxing and Jiu Jitsu. I also love my EMT class and being with my girlfriend. Izabelle Hiatt Where do you want to see yourself in five years? Going on a mission or going to BYU. What are your favorite hobbies? Playing volleyball or petting puppies. If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them? Martin Luther King Jr. What it was like to die for equal rights. Elizabeth Facer Where do you want to see yourself in five years? Getting my degrees in college and working towards a career as a biologist. What are your favorite hobbies? Talking with a meeting new people; I love playing board and card games too. If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them? Linus Pauling. I would love to just talk to him about his theories and findings/discoveries. Just kinda pick his brain. Daniel Whyte Where do you want to see yourself in five years? Returned from a 2 year LDS mission, studying at BYU. What are your favorite hobbies? I enjoy skiing, fly fishing, and videography. If you would have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them? I would ask George Washington what gave him the courage to do what was right? Leah Ribble Where do I see myself in 5 years? I see myself in college, and returned from an LDS mission. What are my hobbies? I enjoy playing piano, going outdoors, and playing sports. Who would I like to meet in history? Queen Elizabeth I. "How did you do it? " Monte Memmott Where do you want to see yourself in five years? Starting a welding career, and having an apartment of my own. What are your favorite hobbies? Eating food, welding, playing games, and hanging out.
The 9th annual Dance Company Showcase is this Friday, Mar 2nd at 7:00pm in the auditorium. Please come and support MMDC and Dance Excel as they perform with guest companies from the community. Student works by Brinnley Crane, Muriel Langdon, Lexy Warren and Mckenzie Smith will have their debut. This show proves to be one of the most spectacular of the year with many unforgettable performances. General admission $5 Students $4. Hope to see you there :)
We need you in dance next year!
Over the last nine years, we have started a tradition of excellence in the dance program at Maple Mountain High School. Nearly 2000 students have performed with our dance classes and now it's your turn to be part of the tradition!
If you haven't signed up for a dance class next year, I strongly encourage you to consider adding one to your schedule. At Maple Mountain, we have six fantastic dance classes to choose from: Social Dance 1, Social Dance 2, and classes that are part of the State and National Core Curriculum for dance education; Dance 1, Dance 2, Dance 3/Dance Excel, and Dance Company.
Social Dance 1 and 2 classes emphasize mastery of movement, quality and style in basic ballroom dance. Dance 1 and 2 are introductory and intermediate classes on different dance styles and dance techniques. These are all semester classes and will fill either PE or Fine Arts credit requirements.
Incoming sophomores, juniors and seniors are also invited to audition for Dance 3/Dance Excel and Dance Company, the most advanced performing dance groups here at Maple Mountain. These full year classes are designed to help students become better dancers, performers, and choreographers through the medium of creative, contemporary dance. The Dance Company (MMDC) and Dance Excel both perform in concerts, assemblies, and adjudications. For more information about auditions, and how to prepare, go to mmhsdance.weebly.com
Come and be part of the legacy of Maple Mountain Dance next year. We need awesome students to carry-on that tradition of excellence--and we know that you can be part of it!
See you soon!
Karla K. Palfreyman
MMHS Dance Department
On Tuesday, March 6th the ACT will be administered to all Junior students. Sophomore and Senior students do not need to attend on this day. Juniors will need to bring with them a no.2 pencil and an approved calculator if they wish to use one for the math portion of the test. All of the problems on the math test can be solved without the use of a calculator. If you are unsure if your calculator is approved please visit www.act.org/calculator-policy.html. The test will be given by computer and this year the test will include the Essay portion of the exam. Testing will begin promptly at 7:50 so please be on time. A list of room assignments will be posted by the Counseling Office and Library. Testing will take approximately four hours and buses will arrive to pick up students at 12:15.
For a free guide to help prepare your student to take the test online visit www.act.org/examinee/info.html. Click on the Info for Examinees tab under the heading Information to Share with Examinees. Look for the pdf titled Preparing for the ACT Taken Online. This page also has a download for the TestNav App through which you can access practice tests.
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In light of the recent events in Florida and other tragedies that have happened around the country, Nebo School District is teaming up with KSL on February 22, 2018, as we Stand Up for a Safe Utah. Utah has a very powerful resource and that is the SafeUT app. As you all know, the SafeUT app provides real-time crisis intervention and has been proven to save lives and stopped planned school attacks.
Our goal is to make sure that every parent, student and educator is aware of the app and has it downloaded on their phone.
Throughout the day, KSL will be highlighting all that the app can do, the history behind it, the success stories and much more. In addition, there will be some fun for the students. Below is the outline to encourage student involvement:
- Encourage your friends to download the app
- Use hashtag #SafeUT on posts
Individuals will be able to share a screenshot of their phone with the app downloaded for a chance to win a $50 visa card
These screenshots will need to be posted in the contest on the KSL TV Facebook page
The school that is tagged the most by their students will receive 100 pizzas from KSL!
The contest will start Thursday, February 22 and Friday, February 23 at 3 p.m.
Watch KSL News at 5 p.m. on Friday to see which school will be receiving 100 pizzas!
#nebohero #studentsuccess #empowerstudents #engagestudents #focusonstudents #loveUTpublicschools #utpol #uted #NeboDistrict #NeboSchools #safeUT
Cole Patterson has been selected as a Prep of the Week for Maple Mountain High School. Cole is a senior who capped of a stellar senior season by advancing to the state championship final match. After battling back from injury, Cole finished with a record of 23-10 for the year. Congratulations Cole on representing Maple Mountain High School this year!
Senior wrestler Brandyn Van Tassell has been selected as Maple Mountain Student Athlete "Prep of the Week." Brandyn recently won the prestigious Rocky Mountain Rumble held on the UVU campus. The Rumble hosted teams from Utah and all over the west. Brandyn has also won many other tournaments including going undefeated so far in the state of Utah. Brandyn has a 4.0 GPA and will also be awarded Academic All State from the UHSAA. Congratulations Brandyn on all you have done to represent Maple Mountain on the mat and in the classroom!
HOPE WEEK (February 26th-March 2nd) The Hope Squad's theme for Hope Week this year is the Five Healthy Habits of Emotional Well-Being. MMHS Hope Squad is putting on a Hope Week in connection with Campaign to Change Direction. Students will learn five healthy habits including: Knowing 5 Signs of Emotional Suffering, Taking Care, Checking In, Engaging, and Relaxing.
MMHS DRILL TEAM TRYOUTS 2018-19
Try Out Meeting – Thursday, March 8 - MMHS Team Room, 3 p.m.
Receive try out packet and important information
Meeting is for potential team members only
Pre-Tryout Workshop – taught by the MMHS Ellevés
March 12, 13, 14
MMHS Dance Studio
Monday – 2 – 4:30 p.m. – Register from 2 – 2:30
Tuesday – 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Cost : $15
2018-19 MMHS Ellevés Drill Team Tryouts
Monday, March 19 – 6 a.m. – 7:25 a.m.
MMHS Main Gym
Learn Military/Kick Routine
Tuesday, March 20 – 6 a.m. – 7:25 a.m.
MMHS Main Gym
Learn Dance Routine
Wednesday, March 21 – 6 a.m. – 7:25 a.m.
MMHS Main Gym
Technique/Across the Floor Combinations
Parent Meeting – 7 p.m., MMHS Team Room
Thursday, March 22 – 3:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Tryouts with judges
For more information please contact:
Coach Molly Brenchley
Maple Mountain High School
Congratulations to junior swimmer Ally Cook on being selected as a student athlete "Prep of the Week." Recently Ally took region gold in the 100m fly along with a 2nd place in the 200m IM. Ally placed high at the state meet with a 4th place finish in the 100m fly and 5th on the MM relay team. Ally and her teammates placed 7th overall at state. Congratulations on a great season!