Kathryn Crandall was awarded the UACTE Teacher of the Year from the Work-based Learning division at the UACTE Conference held in St. George, Utah. Kathryn was recognized for her efforts as a FACS teacher, the CTE Department head, and outstanding educator and supporter for Work-based Learning internships. Mrs. Crandall has been teaching for 23 years and has been at Maple Mountain since 2009, when we first opened our doors.
On Thursday, February 4, 2016, the MMHS Ellevés competed in the State 4A Semi Finals Drill Team Competition held at UVU. The format for state drill was new this year and teams were placed in “pods” of four based on their placement from region competition. Two teams from each pod advanced to the finals. The Ellevés were one of the two teams who advanced to the finals from their pod.
Parker Christensen, from the boys basketball team, has been selected as this week's "Prep of the Week." Parker has been outstanding from his point guard position in helping the Golden Eagles in their quest to win a back to back Region 8 basketball title. Parker is currently shooting a very high percentage from the three point line, along with an even higher percentage from two point range. Congratulations Parker, and good luck to you and your teammates.
As many of you know, our choirs and orchestra successfully auditioned for a unique opportunity to offer a solo performance in Carnegie Hall. Our preparations for such an experience has so tangibly enhanced our curriculum this year. Our student musicians have accomplished many significant and exciting successes in each of their learning outcomes! We have really enjoyed watching them progress so rapidly, and with such depth of knowledge and meaning as they've diligently prepared to offer their solo performance in Carnegie Hall next Saturday, February 13th!
The Maple Mountain High School Ellevés competed at the Region VIII Drill Team Competition held at Salem Hills High School on Thursday, January 28, 2016. The Ellevés placed 1st in the Military category; 2nd in the Dance category, and 2nd in the Character category. Overall, the Ellevés placed 2nd and qualified to compete in the State 4A Semi Finals on Thursday, February 4.