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MMHS Dance Company performs at Utah Shakespearean Festival

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 11/05/2010 - 09:31
By: Mciala Pearson and Jamie Gashler, MMHS Staff Writers
Dance Company

Members of the Maple Mountain High School Dance Company traveled to Cedar City, Utah, from October 7-9 to compete and perform in the dance competition at the Utah Shakespearean Festival. Under the direction of their dance teacher, Karla Palfreyman, their team took 3rd place in the Modern Dance Competition. The dance company also had the opportunity to learn additional dance techniques through workshops and seminars.

MMHS Prep of the Week--Kendrik Gibson

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 11/04/2010 - 15:10
By Nick H. Taylor, MMHS Staff Writer
Kendrik Gibson -- MMHS Prep of the Week

Maple Mountain High Prep of the Week is Kendrik Gibson.  Gibson, a junior, currently holds the top boys golf varsity position.  Gibson has been playing golf competitively for four years and his experience has showed this season; he competed at the Utah state golf championship.

Gibson’s favorite place to golf is Hobble Creek golf course; and, his favorite player is Tiger Woods. 

“I’ve been playing my whole life and I’ve always been interested in golf; it’s very fun to play,” said Gibson.

Academic All State

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 11/04/2010 - 15:08
by: Brittany Eckhardt and Jake Harding, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Bryan Robins -- Academic All State

Maple Mountain High’s Bryan Robins, Mike Mortensen, Adam Russell and Benjamin Harvey have been awarded UHSAA’s   (Utah High School Athletic Association) honor of Academic All State.  These four students all have a 4.0 GPAs, high ACT scores, and they all played on the Golden Eagle Varsity football team.

Senior Volleyball Spotlight

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 11/04/2010 - 15:06
By: Kinsey Williams and Jamie Farley, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Senior Nicole Killian makes a powerful serve against Springville

On Tuesday, October 26, two Lady Golden Eagle seniors, Nicole Killian and Taylor McMillan, were honored at the final volleyball home game against Salem Hills High School.

Nicole Killian is planning on attending Utah Valley University and majoring in elementary education; she is also considering a career as a high school counselor. Killian played on the team to be more involved in school and to enjoy sports; however, she does not plan to continue playing after graduation.

SkyWest pilot speaks to students at Maple Mountain High

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 10/28/2010 - 14:37
By Ben Besendorfer and Justin Thorn, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Katie Park of SkyWest Airlines

Katie Park, Springville High School class of 1997, spoke to students this week about career opportunities in aviation.   As a pilot for SkyWest Airlines, Park shared some of her unique experiences, including being struck by lightning on multiple occasions and dealing with unruly passengers.

October Students of the Month

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 10/28/2010 - 14:19
by Deanna Barton and Kaylie Smith, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
David Bates

David Bates is a junior and the son of Kyle and Cia Bates.  Bates favorite subject in school is physics, because he gets to learn about the mathematical rules that govern the universe and the truly beautiful way that it all fits together. Bates said in five years he sees himself returning from an LDS mission then studying physics and math at a university. Something that makes Bates different from everyone else is that he gets super excited about everything from music to band competitions. One of Bates favorite quotes is from Albert Einstein.

Prep of the Week – Krizia Brooks

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 10/26/2010 - 14:39
By: Karina Segura and Tony Priego, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Krizia Brooks

This week’s Prep of the Week is senior Krizia Brooks. Brooks has been dancing for fourteen years. She loves dancing because it’s the way she expresses herself.

“Dancing is what makes me who I am,” she said.

Brooks is extremely happy that she has been awarded the honor of Drill All-State and is proud to be one of the best.  

She makes many sacrifices for drill like having to wake up at 4 a.m. for early practice. Brooks’ goals include winning region and state competitions.

Riley Flinders, MMHS Prep of the Week

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 10/22/2010 - 15:34
by Jake Harding and Brittany Eckhardt, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe
Riley Flinders--MMHS Prep of the Week

Linebacker and running back (#21) Riley Flinders is this week’s Prep of the Week. He has been in football his whole life and loves the sport.  He stands as one of the captains of the Golden Eagles football team. He loves tackling other players on the field and loves to play.

Congratulations, Riley, for being chosen as MMHS Prep of the Week.


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