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Maple Mountain student Nikelle Thompson had a great experience as an intern at Springville City’s attorney and prosecutor office.
Nikelle is very interested in criminal justice because it is very important. She says, “I am interested in knowing all of my rights and helping others to understand their rights.” Her responsibilities and duties included writing summaries for police reports. She also researches laws to insure that actions are justified and to possibly convict those arrested of a higher charge.
Krisan Robinson, a senior at MMHS, has been able to take part in an internship that involves one her hobbies, styling hair. Krisan has always been interested in a career in cosmetology. This semester she was able to try out this line of work.
On any regular day at Renaissance Hair Academy, Krisan can be seen answering phones, scheduling appointments, and running the cash register as she learns more about what goes on at a cosmetology school.
The Maple Mountain Track welcomed Salem Hills High, Spanish Fork High School, and Juab High School, as they hosted their first home meet Tuesday, March 30, 2010. Both the boys and girls teams had great performances; Maple Mountain defended their home turf and took home the win for both teams. The standout performances from the Golden Eagles were Spencer Hansen in the mile and two mile run, Parker Cressman in the long jump, Kelsie Hadlock in the mile run, and Jensen Williams in the 400 meter run. Despite gale force winds, the teams still came out and gave it their all and had a successful me
Our own Maple Mountain boys’ tennis team took on Salem Hills on Thursday March, 30. Even though the wind was unbearable, our Golden Eagles blew past the competition winning all of their matches and coming away with a 5-0 win.
At first varsity singles, Chris Wiscombe won his match in a very convincing 6-1, 6-0 straight set victory.
Maple Mountain boys soccer team played tough in their first region game on March 30, coming out with a loss of 2-1 against Salem Hills High. Maple Mountain came out strong, but could not overcome the Skyhawk’s skills. What was thought by most to be a shut out for Salem, Maple Mountain’s new team held them off, scored the first goal, and had possession of the ball for most of the game. The game ended with a loss due to a debateable penalty kick, however, the boys competed with class and heart.
Hard work pays off for Maple Mountain’s Baseball team as they play their first opening game. Baseball season started with the Sherm Bennet Memorial Tournament. The Golden Eagles played hard; fighting to the final game of the tournament, in which they brought home second place--not an easy task since this is a new team, new school, new players, and a new coach.