Maple Mountain High’s Makenzie Beardall, Mikel Jackson, Allison Monroe, and Kyle Nielsen have been awarded UHSAA’s (Utah High School Athletic Association) honor of Academic All State. These four students all have high GPA’s and have excelled in their sport.
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The Maple Mountain girls basketball team challenged the Payson Lions on the road and came home with a win, 49-30. Sadie Williams and Aleksa Gappmayer led the Lady Golden Eagles with 12 points each. Payson gave a valiant effort with 30 total points led by Heather Finch with 9 and Katie Swenson with 8.
Currently, the Lady Golden Eagles are ranked 2nd in region behind Springville with a 15-4 outstanding record. Maple Mountain will face Springville again at home this Tuesday.
*all photos by Mark Spencer (photos are of the Springville game)
On Friday, February 4, 2011, the MMHS Ellevés competed in the State 4A Drill Team Competition held at UVU. The Ellevés placed 2nd in the Military category, 3rd in the Dance category, and 3rd in the kick category. Overall, the Ellevés were the 3rd place team. Taking 1st place was Bountiful, 2nd was Bonneville, 4th was Mountain Crest, and 5th was Dixie. There were fifteen 4A schools competing in each category.
Last month our Maple Mountain High Lady Golden Eagles, Ellevés, competed at the Murray Classic drill team competition. Maple Mountain placed first overall in the 4A division which had 15 schools from around the state competing. The Lady Golden Eagles placed first in military, dance, and kick. They also placed second in hip hop. Along with the overall 4A trophy, the Ellevés won the exceptional technique award from the judges.
This week’s Maple Mountain High Prep of the Week is Makinsie Davis. Davis is a senior at MMHS and is a captain on the swim team. Davis competed in the 100 meter breaststroke (in which she holds the school record) 200 meter freestyle, and 200 meter relay and 400 relay which is Davis’ favorite event.
Davis has been swimming competitively since her sophomore year. Davis says that she competes on the swim team because you don’t have to be tall or short to be a good at swimmer. Some of Davis’ personal goals are to be a good team captain, help others, and to improve her times.
Students belong to many different types of clubs here at Maple Mountain High, including football, MMHS dance crew, robotics, soccer, Jedi council, constitution, photography, and the architecture club. We talked to a few of the advisers of these clubs and found out a little bit about what their club does.
Gary Miner, constitution club advisor, is a club that gets together to appreciate the constitution and what it stands for. Students can go to this club to ask questions about the constitution and figure out what it means to them.
The Maple Mountain High School Ellevés competed at the Region VIII Drill Team Competition held at Spanish Fork High School on Thursday, January 27, 2011. The Ellevés placed 1st in the Military category; 1st in the Dance category, and 2nd in the Kick category. Overall the Ellevés placed 1st and were awarded the Region VIII trophy for the second year in a row. Alexus Poulsen, daughter of Mandy Seow and Neil Poulsen, won 2nd place in the drill down competition.
*article also appeared in the Deseret News on 1/29/2011
Maple Mountain's girls basketball team jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in a 55-33 victory over Salem Hills in Region 8 action on Friday. The Golden Eagles improved to 12-4 with the victory