On Thursday, February 2, 2017, the MMHS Ellevés competed in the State 4A Semi Finals Drill Team Competition held at UVU. Teams were placed in “pods” of four based on their placement from region competition. Two teams from each pod advanced to the finals. The Ellevés were one of the two teams who advanced to the finals from their pod.
On Saturday, February 4, 2017, the Ellevés competed in the finals and placed 4th in the military category, 3rd in the dance category, and 2nd in the kick category. Overall Maple Mountain placed 3rd. There were nine 4A schools competing.
The Maple Mountain High School Ellevés competed at the Region VIII Drill Team Competition held at Wasatch High School on Thursday, January 26, 2017. The Ellevés placed 1st in the Military category; 1st in the Dance category, and 1st in the Kick category. Overall, the Ellevés placed 1st and were awarded the Region VIII trophy. McKenna Bate, daughter of Bud and Kelly Bate, won 1st place in the drill down competition.
Our floriculture class designed some beautiful flower arrangements today! It is arranged in a modern Japanese style called "Ikebana," which translates to "arranging flowers." The design in the picture was arranged and modeled by the lovely Clayci Crandall, a senior at MMHS.
Two MMHS students, Emily Johnson (senior) and Cadence Peterson (junior), were both chosen to represent our school (and the only ones in our entire district) in the Utah State Senate Landscape Visual Arts competition.
Emily won 13th place (out of 230 entries) and $300. Cadence won 1st place and a $5,000 award!
They will both be recognized at the capitol on Tuesday, February 14th in a ceremony.
Nicole Heyn has been selected as a "Prep of the Week" for her outstanding play as a member of the Lady Golden Eagles basketball team. Nicole us currently scoring at a clip of 14 points per game. She is also a very good defender. The lady eagles are one of the top teams in region 8 play and look forward to doing well the rest of the way. Congratulations to Nicole and the rest of the Lady Eagles!
Where do you want to see yourself in five years? As a returned missionary studying at BYU who is well on her way to becoming a published author.
What are your favorite hobbies? Reading, writing, playing the organ, watching baseball, and eating twix.
If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them? I would talk to Leonardo da Vinci and ask him whether intelligence is attained through experience or is a quality that you're naturally born with.