MMHS FFA Participates in Festival of Trees

Attributions: 
by Monica Giffing, Advisor

Maple Mountain High School’s FFA Chapter will participate in this year’s Festival of Trees.  The Festival of Trees is in its 39th year and operates through a board of all women who volunteer their time to benefit the Primary Children’s Medical Center.  Businesses and families throughout the state enter the festival displaying their talents and abilities in creating a unique Christmas tree.  Over the years, the Festival of Trees has been copied throughout the United States and Canada; but, the Salt Lake City Festival of Trees is still called the “granddaddy” of them all.

FBLA & DECA Clubs Tour Businesses

Attributions: 
Carey White, MMHS DECA Advisor
SHS and MMHS FBLA and DECA Clubs Unite on a Business Tour

On Wednesday, October 28, Springville High FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and Maple Mountain High FBLA and DECA (A Marketing Club) members had the opportunity to tour three businesses in Utah County—Fort Knox Safes, Graphîk, and Tahitian Noni.

DECA Students Attend Leadership Conference

Attributions: 
by Carey White, Advisor
from left to right:  Benedita Agustin, Jessika Hilton, Ashley Wiley, Raquel Jones, Carey White (Advisor), Daniel Hanks, and Derrick Winn

In October, seven DECA students attended the annual leadership conference in Park City, Utah. 

DECA is an international association of high school and college students studying marketing, management and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality, and marketing sales and service.

Over 185,000 high school students in 5,000 chapters, located in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Guam benefit from the unparalleled network and curriculum–enhancing programs DECA provides for those with an interest in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship.

One Voice, One Heart

Attributions: 
By Zak Comsa, SHS Staff Writer
MMHS and SHS Combined Choirs

On Friday, October 23, Springville High and Maple Mountain Choirs combined together to sing in a concert, “One Voice, One Heart.”  This past summer Mrs. Leanna Crockett , SHS Choir Director, and Mr. Cory Mendenhall, MMHS Choir Director, traveled with some of their choir students to Venice, Italy.   At this inspirational venue, the idea was created to combine Maple Mapleton and Springville choirs to sing Vivaldi’s Gloria. “It was a great opportunity to bring all the kids back together to sing once more,” said Crockett.   

Mrs. Moulton is a Must

Attributions: 
By: Cameron Spilker & Keaton Atkinson, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Mrs. Bree Moulton, MMHS Counselor.jpg

 

      Mrs. Bree Moulton is one of our dedicated counselors at Maple Mountain High School.  This year marks her tenth year as a school counselor.   Mrs. Moulton graduated from Springville High School, and then furthered her education at Utah Valley University and University of Phoenix. Along with receiving her master’s degree in Educational Counseling she also achieved her bachelor’s degree in Business Management.  

Maple Mountain Marching Band takes 3rd

Attributions: 
by Levi Marshall, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Andrew Swan, Jason Buhler, and Roxanna Ordakowsky--MMHS Marching Band.jpg

 

     On Saturday, October 24, the Maple Mountain Golden Eagles Marching Band participated in the Mount Timpanogas Marching Band Competition which took place at Mountain ViewHigh School and hosted by AmericanForkHigh School.  Maple Mountain was awarded a 3rd place finish. 

     In their last few competitions, the Golden Eagles received 5th overall, 2nd in color guard, and outstanding percussion.

Maple Mountain Boy’s and Girls’ Cross Country Do Well at Nebo Invite

Attributions: 
By William Shelton, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Brent Strong leaves the competion in his race for the finish line-photo by Kyrie Carpenter.

The Nebo Invite was held at Maple Mountain High School on September 25, 2009, at three o’clock. The race was three miles instead of the average 3.1. Twenty teams from all across Utah competed in the event, many of which were seasoned competitors. Despite the overwhelming size and skill of many of the participants present, Maple Mountain Cross Country boys and girls showed their strength. Girls’ Varsity took third overall while the Boy’s Varsity took a respectable fifth place finish. A freshman, Rachel Warnick, was privileged to help bring her team to a third place finish.

Lady Golden Eagles Soccer Pull Out a Close Win against Uintah

Attributions: 
by Katie Card, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

On Tuesday, September 22, the MMHS Lady Golden Eagles soccer team defeated the Uintah Utes, 1-0. The game was intense with the Golden Eagles edging out a win. The winning goal was scored in the last three minutes of the game. After 25 shots, eight corner kicks, and two penalty kicks, the goal finally came. Jessica Blackett, the only senior on the team, scored the only goal after Baylee Nielson, sophomore, fought for the ball and took a shot. The ball then ricocheted off the Uintah keeper. Jessica Blackett ran in to score on the fallen goalie for the goal.

Spiking Up a New Year

Attributions: 
by Shalice Henrie and Crystal Murray, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Amber Hall

Amber Hall is Maple Mountain’s new Volleyball coach. Serving a ball and a team for thirteen years, she played in the Junior Olympics when she was a senior in high school. While she was a player, she was injured and had two wrist surgeries. After her surgeries, she coached in Idaho, then at Timpview High while she attended Brigham Young University. Amber also coached at Payson High school before coming to Maple Mountain to start new traditions in volleyball.

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