Maple Mountain High School hosted their first regional track and field competition for Region VIII on May 5 and 6. Preparation and hard work throughout the season paid off for the athletes of this first year school as the boys claimed the region title and the girls took third.
On May 4, 2010, the Maple Mountain boys tennis team performed well at the region tournament. The JV team was phenomenal and took 1st place over all. Calder Groberg, 1st JV singles, did an awesome job hitting his way to victory taking first place. The only freshman on the team Matt Chandler, 2nd JV singles, took first with his consistent serve and ground stroke game. Nate Hawks, 3rd JV singles, also played very hard and well taking 2nd place. We had three doubles teams in the tournament; they all played to the best of their abilities. Cameron Spilker and Justin Beary, 1st JV doubles, had a
This week’s Maple Mountain Prep of the Week is softball star Tori Nielson. She plays 3rd base for the varsity softball team. As a junior she is one of the only upperclassmen to start varsity. Tori considers herself as more of a power hitter; she hits 5th in the lineup.
Tori says she likes softball because “it provides a challenge and is something she loves to do.”
It finally happened. The Maple Mountain Boys Soccer team won their first region game Tuesday, May 4.
Maple Mountain and Springville High schools attended the DECA International Competition the last week of April. Jessika Hilton, Maple Mountain Chapter President, brought home two national awards: Overall finalist in Restaurant and Food Service Management and top 10 role play score. Students who attended from Springville High were Chelsea Staple, Hotel and Lodging Management; Chelsie Murdock, Leadership Training; and Jerich McAfee and John Call; Financial Analysis Team Decision Making.
By Kierra Larsen, Golden Eagle Globe
Skyler Porcaro, sophomore, is one of Maple Mountain’s April students of the month. Skyler was nominated by his math teacher, Mr. Thomas Marker and his Foreign Language teacher, Mr. Brad Burtenshaw. Skyler’s favorite subject is math, he says, “Because it has always been easy for me.” In five years, Skyler sees himself going on a LDS mission and attending BYU.
Senior Brooke Bishop interned at Spanish Oaks Elementary as a second grade student teacher. Brooke assisted the teacher and taught an art project once a week. Brooke said she is still very interested in this line of work after the internship. Brooke said that one of the funniest experiences she had during the internship was when she had to test all the children and they were excited to test.