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MMHS January Students of the Month

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/14/2011 - 11:23
Attributions: 
By Justin Thorn and Ben Besendorfer, MMHS Staff Writers
Ben Harvey

January students of the month include Ben Harvey, Sarah Lindsley, Joshua Harding, Rachel Warnick, Joshua Gregg and Kaelynn Allred.

Ben Harvey is a senior at Maple Mountain, but he is no regular student.  Ben has been chosen as a student of the month.  Harvey’s favorite hobbies include playing sports, hanging out with friends, and reading.  

In five years he sees himself attending Brigham Young University on a full ride scholarship. What makes him different are a plate and screws in his left leg.  

Future Writer Interns at Cedar Fort Publishing

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 01/10/2011 - 12:48
Attributions: 
By: Jamie Gashler, MMHS Staff Writer
Micala Pearson -- MMHS Intern

Senior Micala Pearson from Maple Mountain High School interns at Cedar Fort Publishing in Springville. In addition to reading manuscripts, she learns how to write and publish books.

“Well, I have learned the process of book making and how a writer writes a book and how it gets published,” said Pearson.

Micala loves to learn the process of book making and recommends working an internship.

A Purrrrfect Internship

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 01/10/2011 - 12:47
Attributions: 
By: Jamie Gashler, MMHS Staff Writer
Zach Haycock -- MMHS Intern

Zach Haycock, Maple Mountain Junior, is an Intern at the Family Pet Hospital in Mapleton. He loves helping customers with their pets. Because of his love of animals, Haycock is very devoted to his work. Haycock himself has two Alaskan Malamutes. Haycock assists with surgeries, prepares fecal tests, takes care of and groom boarding dogs, and performs dental cleanings for dogs.

“It is much more challenging than I would have thought; but, I am devoted to this career and would enjoy working with animals,” said Haycock

Designer Aimee Wright

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 01/10/2011 - 12:45
Attributions: 
By: Evan Huffman, MMHS Newspaper Staff
Aimee Wright -- MMHS Intern

Aimee Wright is a senior at MMHS working an internship with the W2 Design Group. She plans to attend Snow or Dixie College after high school to pursue her interests in design.

While she helps copy receipts, organize fabrics, analyze plans, and give ideas for paint colors and fabric designs, she is learning many facets about the design industry.

 Wright is a part of many interesting experiences at W2 Design Group; such as, going to a client’s home and looking at designs and sharing ideas. Wright says that this internship has helped her realize many future career goals.

Elementary Intern at Hobble Creek

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 12/23/2010 - 01:06
Attributions: 
By Kaylie Smith, MMHS Staff Writer
Kaitlin Schramm -- MMHS Intern

Kaitlin Schramm, senior at Maple Mountain High school, is currently interning at Hobble Creek Elementary. Schramm likes grade school and teaching because she loves being around children.

Schramm’s duties include helping students with math problems as well as collecting and grading papers.  Something that was impactful for Schramm was when some of the girls in the class helped her complete an art project and they made her a name tag to display it. This made Schramm feel part of their class.

Up, Up and Away

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 12/23/2010 - 01:04
Attributions: 
By: Micala Pearson, MMHS Staff Writer
Tyson Skaggs -- MMHS Intern

Tyson Skaggs, Maple Mountain High senior, is interning at Air Gyro. Skaggs has been studying about becoming a pilot by learning and studying a book called FAR-AIM. Skaggs has also helped build a plane.

A cool experience Skaggs has had while at Air Gyro is, “Crashing a simulator,” said Skaggs.

The internship program has been beneficial to Skaggs because he knows more about the airline industry.

“There’s nothing like being in the air,” said Skaggs.

Jessica Campbell Inters at Anderson & Cook Chiropractics

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 12/23/2010 - 00:59
Attributions: 
By Nick H. Taylor, MMHS Staff Writer
Jessica Campbell -- MMHS Intern

Jessica Campbell, a senior at Maple Mountain High School, has been interning at Anderson & Cook Chiropractics.  Jessica was drawn to this internship because she has always been interested in the medical field and enjoys helping people by providing benefit to their lives.   This internship has enhanced her knowledge of the medical field through hands-on experiences, which have influenced her decision to continue her pursuit in the medical field.

MMHS Prep of the Week -- Aleksa Gappmayer

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 12/17/2010 - 15:01
Attributions: 
By: Nick H. Taylor, MMHS Staff Writer
Aleksa Gappmayer

This week’s Maple Mountain High Prep of the Week is Aleksa Gappmayer. Aleksa, sophomore, is the starting point guard for the Lady Golden Eagles.  Aleksa is Maple Mountain’s leading scorer with 12.7 points per game.  Aleksa likes to play basketball because it is really fun to play, it’s a team effort, and she is on a really good team with her best friends.  The team and Aleksa’s goals are to make it to the state tournament and have a good placing. So far this season the Lady Golden Eagles are 8-2 starting region play on January 11.

Golden Eagles Sub-for-Santa

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 12/17/2010 - 14:23
Attributions: 
By Deanna Barton and Kaylie Smith, MMHS Staff Writers

This year is Maple Mountain’s first year to host a Sub-for-Santa fundraiser.  The fundraiser was sponsored by all the service clubs and student council. This includes National Honor Society, PTSA, and Key club. The goal was to raise $5,000 to help out families in our schools and surrounding community this holiday season. We surpassed our goal by raising $5,044.50 with the help of a parent who made a generous donation of a little more than $2,000.

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