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March 2011

Maple Mountain Dance Company Performs at Snow College

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 03/25/2011 - 22:05
by Karla Palfreyman, MMHS Dance Company Instructor
MMHS Dance Company

Our very own Maple Mountain Dance Company was one of three high school dance companies in the state of Utah that were invited to perform with the Snow College Dance Ensemble and Juilliard graduates in the annual “Dance 3 Concert.”  This performance celebrates the three levels of dance education--high school, college, and professional dance.

Katherine Wilkins is Maple Mountain’s representative to win a new car

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 03/25/2011 - 20:45
photos by Jamie Gashler, MMHS Staff Photographer
Chantelle Johnson proxies for Katherine Wilkins

Chantelle Johnson stepped in as proxy for Katherine Wilkins while Katherine was on choir tour and was the last to turn the key to win a new car from Ken Garff as part of the Keys to Success school program.    In addition to other prizes given to students by Ken Garff, Chantelle won a new Apple iPad.

Students earn Key Cards by improving academically or setting goals with their teachers.  With their Key Cards, they log on to to pick from a wide variety of prizes.

Colby Jeffers – MMHS Prep of the Week

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 03/21/2011 - 13:52
By Justin Thorn, Ben Besendorfer, Karina Segura, and Evan Huffman, MMHS Staff Writers
Colby Jeffers -- MMHS Prep of the Week

Our newest prep of the week, Colby Jeffers, is an outstanding athlete. Playing football and now baseball, Jeffers has shown exceptional athleticism in his sports.  Jeffers is excited about the sports he is a part of, and he is a great asset to the teams. 

Jeffers said, "I love baseball." 

He enjoys being a part of the team and enjoys the company of the other players.  Jeffers enjoys the learning aspect of high school as well.  He gets good grades and pays attention in school.

Maple Mountain Prep of the Week—Hailee Mecham

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:40
By Aimee Vargas, Micala Pearson, and Jamie Gashler, MMHS Staff Writers
Hailee Mecham -- MMHS Prep of the Week

This week’s Maple Mountain High Prep of the Week is Hailee Mecham. Mecham is a junior at MMHS and is on the softball team. The Lady Golden Eagles participated last week in the Cactus Classic softball tournament in Mesquite, Nevada, and won 3rd place.

Mecham has been playing softball for 7-8 years and says that “it’s a fun sport to watch.”  One of Mecham’s goals (and as a team) is to take region.

MMHS Prep of the Week—Calder Groberg

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:38
By Nick H. Taylor, Justin Beary and Cameron Spilker, MMHS Staff Writers
Calder Groberg -- MMHS Prep of the Week

This week’s Maple Mountain High Prep of the Week is Calder Groberg. Groberg, a senior at MMHS, plays second singles for the Golden Eagles tennis team. Groberg went 3-1 in the Duel in the Desert tournament (March 11 and 12) and had the championship clinching win in three sets over Park City (4-6, 7-6, 6-3). 

Groberg might be the most improved player on the team, coming from first JV singles junior year to second Varsity senior year, thanks to his hard work in the off-season. 

The Crowning of Miss Springville/Mapleton

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:33
By Deanna Barton and Kaylie Smith, MMHS Staff Writers
Alex Murillo Crowned 2011 Springville_Mapleton Queen

The evening of March 12 was a very exciting time for 12 local contestants. These girls were competing for the title of Miss Springville/Mapleton.  Contestants participated in four areas:  Interview, talent, evening gown and swimsuit competitions. The 12 contestants had to have a platform for what they wanted to do to help the community.  Seven of the contestants were from Maple Mountain high school; they are Alex Murillo, Abbey Eriksson, Chelsea Dean, Mackenzie Davis, Nicole Killian, Madison Memory and Carly Bastian.

Get Ready to Swing!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 20:31
By Jamie Farley, Kinsey Williams, and Kalin Wall

The girl’s golf team has been chosen for the spring season with Justin Nelson as the head coach. This young team consists of juniors and sophomores. Sophomores are Paige Asay, Mackenzie Carlson, Brittany Erekson, Kecia Farley, Mickelle Hamilton, Ciara Moosman, Nicole Padgett, and Morgan Schramm. Juniors on the team are Bre Bate, Kara Betts, McKell James, Brandee Kammerman, and Wesli Peay. The team’s first region meet will be at 2 pm on March 21 at Spanish Oaks golf course.


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