February 2015

Solo & Ensemble State Qualifiers

Story by Chris Wilson.

MMHS Band students participated in the Region 8 Solo & Ensemble festival on Wednesday, February 25th at Spanish Fork HS. Many students received "Superior" ratings, and a good number were selected to go to the State Solo & Ensemble festival on April 25th at Orem HS. These state-qualifiers are:

February Students of the Month


Megan Wasden
What is your favorite quote and why?
“What are you going to do today to be better tomorrow?” – My volleyball coach. This is my favorite quote because it is applicable to all areas of life and inspires me to improve myself by doing the daily things that count.

Where do you want to see yourself in five years?
I hope to be surviving college, have my driver’s license, and have successfully run a marathon.

Science Olympiad Places 1st at Snow College Regionals

Story and photo by Kyle Miller.

The Science Olympiad team competed on Saturday, February 21 at Snow College in 24 events in science, technology and engineering. Against 4 other high schools, we took first in 20 of the events and 1st overall. We also received the sportsmanship award. The team has grown from last year, and I am really proud of the work they've been putting in.  The next regionals is at Westminster College next Saturday where they will compete against a much tougher field. 

MMDC Showcase 2015

Karla Palfreyman

Maple Mountain Dance Company will hold their annual MMDC Showcase on Friday, February 27 at 7:00 pm in the auditorium. Come see a preview of their spring concert as they perform 4 pieces choreographed by Faith Taylor, Elise Barney, Alexa Knutzen, Kathryn Southworth, Lexi Robinson, Alissa Kiser, and Scottee Studdert. There will also be performances by other invited guests in the community. Admission is $5, $3 for students, or $15 family pass. Come out and support the Dance Company!

Prep of the Week - Jaren Hall

Photo by Tyler Lewis. Story by David Boayck.

Jaren Hall has been selected as Maple Mountain's prep of the Week. Jaren has been instramental in helping the Golden Eagles reach the top of the Region 8 standings with his clutch shooting and stellar all around play. Congratulations Jaren and the rest of the team! Good luck at state!

Ellevés Place 2nd at State 4A Drill Competition

Story and photo by Molly Brenchley.

On Friday, February 6, 2015, the MMHS Ellevés competed in the State 4A Drill Team Competition held at UVU. The Ellevés placed 2nd in the military category, 2nd in the kick category, and 4th in the dance category. Overall, Maple Mountain placed 2nd. There were seventeen 4A schools competing. This is the second year in a row that the 
MMHS Ellevés have taken 2nd overall at state.