Local Author Inspires Students

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By: William Shelton, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

On January 21, 2010, Maple Mountain High School’s Internship Program sponsored “Window on the Workplace,” which invited local author J. Scott Savage as their guest speaker.  Savage was not always a writer, and writing had never been his dream. Before he started writing, Savage worked for a company that made little creatures that moved around the computer screen and talked to you. Because of the downturn in the economy, he found himself traveling a lot; this is where the idea for his first published book, Cutting Edge, came.

MMHS’ First Spirit Bowl

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By: Sarah Blancher, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

The very first MMHS Spirit Bowl was a hit when MMHS students came together Friday to compete in games for the Golden trophy. Five events made up the competition, each event with students from each game that volunteered to play.
 

Golden Eagle Wheelchair Star Rolls to New Heights

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By Shalice Henrie, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

Aimee Vargas, sophomore, is easy to spot in the halls of Maple Mountain High School. Aimee always has a smile and a warm greeting for her fellow students and faculty. Aimee was born with Spina Bifida which is a birth defect that involves the incomplete development of the spinal cord or its coverings. Aimee has felt like she couldn’t do everything she wanted to do until now.

Maple Mountain Challenges Springville

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By: Jacob Henry, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe (Photos by Mark Spencer)

On Tuesday, January 12, the Golden Eagles took on the Red Devils on Maple Mountain’s home court.  Springville took the win with a score of 77-42, but Maple Mountain turned up the heat during the second half and was able to shake up the game.  Though the score wasn’t always evenly matched, Maple Mountain and Springville both scored 50% of their free throws.   Connor Murphy had his highest scoring game of the season scoring 14 points, 9 of which came from 3 point shots.

Lady Golden Eagles Battle Dons

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By Jordan Osborne, MMHS Golden Globe

On Tuesday, January 19, the Maple Mountain High School Varsity Girls’ basketball team had an intense and challenging game against Spanish Fork High School which ended in favor of the Lady Dons 50-43. The Lady Golden Eagles had a slow start against Spanish Fork letting them out score them by six in the first quarter.  But as the game continued, the girls certainly found the motivation they needed to end the second quarter with Maple Mountain outscoring Spanish Fork by 3. The Lady Golden Eagles went into the half cutting Spanish Forks lead in half.   
 

MMHS Participates in Festival of Trees

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by Monica Giffing, Advisor

Maple Mountain FFA participated in Primary Children’s Annual Festival of Trees with great success. FFA’s tree theme was, "All things beautiful,” focusing on the many beautiful and productive animals found in agriculture. Of course there had to be tractors at the bottom, barb wire around the outside topped off with a nice Red Barn. The donated tree sold for $500;  all proceeds were donated to Primary Children’s Hospital.  

Drill Wins Big at Jordan

Maple Mountain High School Drill Team, Elleves, places in all categories at Jordan High School drill event.   1st Place, Hip Hop; 1st Place, Dance; 4th Place, Military; 5th Place, Kick. Congratulations!

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