December 2018

Students of the Month - December

Story by MaryLynne Graff.

Maple Mountain High School is proud to present the December Students of the Month:

Rachel Jacobson
Where do you want to see yourself in five years?  Married and working as a preschool teacher. 
What are your favorite hobbies?  Watching baseball, playing soccer, and hanging out with my family. 
If you could have a conversations with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?  George Washington.  "How did you know how to lead the U.S. in war?"

Science Olympaid Competition at Uintah Invitational

Story and photo by Kyle Miller.
The Science Olympaid team competed at the Uintah Invitational on Saturday Dec 15th.  Maple Mountain had two teams competing and took 3rd and 4th place overall.  Science Olympiad consists of 23 events in different areas of science, technology, engineering and math.  The team scores are a composite of all individual scores.  Each team had some very impressive individual results; as a school our students got medals in 18 of 23 events.  Well done team! 
Our next competition will be at Maple Mountain High School on Feb 2nd for the 3rd annual Nebo Invitational.

UVU Invitational Drill Competition at UVU

Story and photos by Molly Brenchley.

The MMHS Ellevés competed at the UVU Invitational Drill Competition at UVU on December 15, 2018. They placed 1st in Kick,  3rd in Hip Hop, 3rd in Military, and 4th in Dance. This was a very competitive competition with most of the top 5A drill teams competing.

Maple Mountain also took four of the five places in the 5A/6A Drill Down. Makiah Staheli won 1st place, Sydnee Winegar won 2nd, Kacey Melton won 3rd place, and Abbie Jackson won 4th place. Congratulations drill team!

FBLA Region Competition

Story and photo by Seth Spainhower.

Our FBLA club did SO WELL at their Region Competition! These 13 awesome students brought home a total of 34 certificates and medals with their top 5 finishes! MMHS placed 3rd overall behind two chapters who nearly quadrupled their size. What a competitive group; we are so proud! Here is the list of our students and their achievements. Please congratulate them when you see them.

Andrew Lott- 1st place in Sports and Entertainment Marketing, 1st place in Personal Finance, 3rd place in Client Service, and 3rd place in Marketing  

Business Plan Winner

Story and photo by Alan Marvin.

Joshua Spackman takes a Business Management class as a concurrent enrollment student though UVU.  As part of this class, students are required to write a business plan. Students can enter a competition by submitting a business plan for a $500 cash prize. If they win our school competition, they qualify to compete at UVU against students from other schools for a $1000 cash prize. Joshua Spackman and other students submitted business plans and interviewed like the "Shark Tank" TV show.  Joshua won the $500 and will be competing at UVU for the $1000 prize.

MMHS Ellevés Win Sweepstakes at First Competition

Story and photos by Molly Brenchley.

The MMHS Ellevés competed in their first competition of the season, The Wasatch Drill Invitational Competition, at Wasatch High School on Saturday, December 1.  The Ellevés competed in the Pom, Hip Hop, Military, Dance, and Kick categories.  

The Ellevés won 1st place in the Pom category, 1st place in the Hip Hop category, 1st place in the Military category, 1st place in the Dance category, and 1st place in the Kick category.  The Ellevés also won the 5A Overall Sweepstakes award.  The team was very excited and pleased with their success!