Maple Mountain student body divided their unity temporarily today, as the question of which gender was better had to be resolved. Throughout the assembly, boys and girls competed in different activities to prove themselves. After some intense competition (and possibly some bribery), the girls were able to seize a narrow victory.
The inaugural game of the Maple Mountain High School Softball program was played at Provo High on March 8th. The varsity girls batted first and lead-off batter Ashley Dunsmore (23) hit a double to center to get things going. With Dunsmore still on 2nd base, Chelsey Burns (34) crushed a double to the right center field fence, scoring the first RBI in Eagles Softball history! Burns went on to score in the first inning giving the Eagles a 2 - 0 lead. Mariah Peterson pitched an exciting first game and the Eagles had some great defensive plays to win the game by 1 point.
The Maple Mountain track and field team opened their season this past Tuesday, March 9, at Salem Hills High School. The day was a cold and rainy day, but our Maple Mountain track team was ready to compete despite the weather. Other schools at the meet were Salem Hills High School, Payson High School, and Uintah High School. Students from MMHS took the top spots in the boy’s 200M, the 800M, 400M, 1600M, 300M hurdles, 4X400, 3200M, Javelin, high jump, and long jump events. The girls took first in 100M, 400M, 800M, 200M, 3200M, and medley relay.
By: William Shelton and Kyrie Carpenter, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Bryn Boogert is a senior at Maple Mountain High School and is one of the student’s of the month for the month of March. Bryn was nominated by her teachers Mr. Cory Mendenhall and Mrs. Sherrie Dunford. Music is her passion and she is involved in many different music classes at Maple Mountain High. She enjoys playing the cello, singing, playing the piano, listening to music, and reading.
On Thursday, February 25, and Friday, February 26, four students from Maple Mountain High competed at Utah DECA state competition. In addition, Chapter President, Jessika Hilton, campaigned for Utah DECA State President and was ultimately elected as Utah DECA State Executive Vice-President and officer.
Maple Mountain High held their first annual FFA Sweethearts Week culminating with an assembly on Friday, February 12, and a dance on February 13 in which Bridgett Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kirby Smith, was crowned 2010 Sweetheart with 1st attendant Jessika Hilton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Hilton, and 2nd attendant Katelyn Jacobson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Halie Bingham, senior and President of the Ellevès Drill Team, has been selected as Maple Mountain High School’s Prep of the Week. Halie is a 4.0 student and has been awarded Academic All State by the Utah High School Athletic Association. Recently, Halie won 1st place in the State 4A Drill Down. Halie has been dancing for 15 years and her favorite type of dance is lyrical.
She inspires other students by saying, “It’s important to work hard all the time and keep your goals in mind.” Congratulations, Halie!
The following students have been awarded the UHSAA’s (Utah High School Athletic Association) honor of Academic All State. These six students all have a 4.0 GPA, high ACT score, and have contributed greatly to their sport and/or team. Congratulations.
Jacob Embley, Football
John Sommerfeldt, Football
Samantha Raleigh, Cross Country
Kyrie Carpenter, Cross Country
Deson Haynie, Cross Country
Halie Bingham, Drill Team
On Friday, January 29, 2010, the MMHS Ellevés competed in their first ever State 4A Drill Team Competition held at UVU. The Ellevés placed 5th in the Military category, 4th in the Dance category, and 4th in the kick category. Overall, the Ellevés were the 4th place team. There were 15 4A schools competing in each category.