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Fall Band Concert

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Fri, 10/23/2020 - 13:32
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Story by Kylie Weston & Aubrey Herrin. Photos by Jared Letzerich.
Sophomore Chelsie Smith, Junior Asiana Madsen, Junior Casey Harris, Sophomore Brian Roberts, Junior Chace Baird

Students go to band to be themselves and work hard at being the best they can be. They create wonderful music and perform to the best of their abilities. Mr. Hurst, the band director, makes the learning environment welcoming and fun. He pushes them to be the best they can be and all the students have been improving and growing. The program is a team effort. It doesn’t work well if they aren’t working together. Everyone puts in their time and practices, and the effort really shows when they perform. 

Mrs. Carlson, the Newest Addition to Our Team

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Fri, 10/23/2020 - 13:08
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Story by Carter Baldwin.
Mrs. Carlson, physics teacher

The teachers at Maple Mountain are some of the best in existence. It’s always a sad day to see a loved teacher go. This year we had to say goodbye to Mr. Miller, the physics teacher. We wish him the best. 

Who would we have to fill his shoes? The newest teacher on our Maple Mountain Staff is Mrs. Carlson! She took over the position as our physics teacher, but she also has the ability to teach chemistry if needed. Having graduated from BYU, Mrs. Carlson is well equipped to teach our students.

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Three MMHS Ellevés Named to the 5A All-State Drill Team

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Fri, 10/23/2020 - 08:26
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Story by Molly Brenchley.
Ella Conners, Julia Dall, & Cheyenne Ortiz

Three members of the Maple Mountain High School Drill Team were chosen to audition for the 5A All-State Drill Team.  Ella Conners, daughter of Chris and Amy Conners; Julia Dall, daughter of Colleen Ferrier and Matthew Dall; and Cheyenne Ortiz, daughter of Ryan and Amy Ortiz, represented Maple Mountain at the auditions held on Wednesday, October 21.

Ella is a three-year member of the Ellevés Drill Team.  She is the Drill Mistress for the team this year.  Ella was a “Top Corp” finalist at Epic Dance/Drill Camp this past summer.  

MMHS Cheer

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:40
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Written by Brooklyn Martin, Andelin Barlow, and Keslee Van Orman.
The cheer team practicing their routines.

Our cheer team here at MMHS work hard and spend a lot of time practicing.  They practice on B days from 6:30 a.m. until the end of first period. In addition to normal practice days, they occasionally meet before school on A days.  They will start having practices before school on A days in November.  During practices they go through their halftime routines, competition routines, and they work on stunting and tumbling.  

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Governer's Declaration

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Wed, 10/21/2020 - 14:43
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Governer's Declaration

Gary Richard Herbert
Governor
Declaration

Whereas, the vision, dedication, and determination of a school principal provides the stable force behind schools;

Whereas, principals have many roles in the education of their students and are entrusted with the dedication and development of young people; and,

Whereas, we recognize the outstanding elementary, middle level, and high school principals who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students;

Orchestra Concert

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Wed, 10/21/2020 - 14:41
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Story by Connor Hatch, Hayden Limb, and Venna Burkhardt.
Orchestra Concert

Last Wednesday, October 14, the orchestras had their fall concert. This was their first concert of the year. They practiced non-stop in preparation for this event. At home practice, in class rehearsals, and even before school sectionals; they were determined to get as much practice in as they could before the big concert. Andrew Stark said he was “excited but stressed” for the concert. Most of the orchestra students eemed to reflect this feeling of nervous excitement. Many felt they were prepared personally but had their doubts about the class as a whole. 

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2020-2021 FCCLA

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Tue, 10/20/2020 - 13:51
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Written by Jessica Haderlie, Rylee Salmon, and Ellie McMurdie.
FFCLA officers: Kristi M., Brooklyn C., Natalie P., Rachel W., Ady G., Lucy K., Brynn K., Brinley S., & Ellie M..

Our school has many wonderful clubs. One of these clubs is FCCLA. FCCLA stands for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. FCCLA is a club based on leadership and service throughout the community. They hold meetings every month called, “Sweets and Service” that include fun times, service oriented activities, and, of course, sweets! We asked each of the officers to describe FCCLA in one word.

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