Ellevés Take 4th At State 5A Drill Competition

Story by Molly Brenchley.

On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the MMHS Ellevés competed in the State 5A 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 3, 2018, the Ellevés competed in the finals and placed 3rd in the military category, 3rd in the dance category, and 4th in the character category.  Overall Maple Mountain placed 4th.  There were nine 5A schools competing. 

Freedom Festival Contests

Story by Julie Maddox.

Utah Students in grades K-12 can win up to $600 in the Freedom Festival Educational Contests. The deadline for the essay and art contest is Feb. 19, and the deadline for the speech contest is March 16. We would greatly appreciate your forwarding the attached flyer. 

To get information or to register, see our website at www.freedomfestival.org.

Please feel free to call or email me with any questions.

Julie Maddox
Speech Contest Committee

Ellevés Take Region

Story and photos by Molly Brenchley.

The Maple Mountain High School Ellevés competed at the Region VIII Drill Team Competition held at Springville High School on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The Ellevés placed 1st in the Military category; 1st in the Dance category, and 1st in the Character category. Overall the Ellevés placed 1st and were awarded the Region VIII trophy. Four Ellevés placed in the drill down.

January Students of the Month.


Adyson Peacock
Where do you want to see yourself in five years? 
I'll have my bachelors degree  Maybe doing something in makeup or fashion. I will have gone to Europe. 

What are your favorite hobbies?
I love to dance, hang out with friends, and do makeup. 

If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?  
Whitney Houston. How it feels to have millions of women and blacks look up to you? What advice do you give tho them?

Get Away Today

Story by Lana Hiskey.

Watch for your new Get Away Today magazine to come home with your student soon. It is filled with travel specials for your family including Adults at Kids’ Prices at the Disneyland Resort for travel in January, February and May 2018! Plus, you can still get 2018 tickets at 2017 prices before they go up!

Prep of the Week - Ethan Nelson

Story by Dave Boyack. Photo by Tyler Lewis.

Ethan Nelson has been selected as this weeks student athlete "Prep of the Week." Ethan had a big game at Wasatch last Friday night with 21 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists. The Golden Eagles pulled of a big win defeating the Wasps 77-61. Congratulations Ethan, and good luck to you and your teammates the rest of the way!