Debbie Thorn has been working for Nebo School District for thirteen years. She is our new Registrar at Maple Mountain High School. Mrs. Thorn grew up in Idaho and graduated from Idaho Falls High School. After she graduated from high school, she attended at Ricks College and Brigham Young University. Mrs. Thorn chose to work for Nebo School District so that she could be more involved with her children and have the same schedule.
On October 13, 2009, Maple Mountain FFA Chapter traveled to Snow College for the Annual Snow College FFA Judging Day.
The Livestock Judging team placed 3rd overall--team members were, Luke Olsen, Brady Olsen, Daniel Jensen, and Derek Tidwell. Also, Kinsey Williams took 1st place in Dairy Cattle Judging. All students who participated did an amazing job at this competition; we are so very proud to call them members of Maple Mountain High School FFA.
Maple Mountain High School’s FFA Chapter will participate in this year’s Festival of Trees. The Festival of Trees is in its 39th year and operates through a board of all women who volunteer their time to benefit the Primary Children’s Medical Center. Businesses and families throughout the state enter the festival displaying their talents and abilities in creating a unique Christmas tree. Over the years, the Festival of Trees has been copied throughout the United States and Canada; but, the Salt Lake City Festival of Trees is still called the “granddaddy” of them all.
In October, seven DECA students attended the annual leadership conference in Park City, Utah.
DECA is an international association of high school and college students studying marketing, management and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality, and marketing sales and service.
Over 185,000 high school students in 5,000 chapters, located in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Guam benefit from the unparalleled network and curriculum–enhancing programs DECA provides for those with an interest in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship.
On Friday, October 23, Springville High and Maple Mountain Choirs combined together to sing in a concert, “One Voice, One Heart.” This past summer Mrs. Leanna Crockett , SHS Choir Director, and Mr. Cory Mendenhall, MMHS Choir Director, traveled with some of their choir students to Venice, Italy. At this inspirational venue, the idea was created to combine Maple Mapleton and Springville choirs to sing Vivaldi’s Gloria. “It was a great opportunity to bring all the kids back together to sing once more,” said Crockett.
Mrs. Bree Moulton is one of our dedicated counselors at Maple Mountain High School. This year marks her tenth year as a school counselor. Mrs. Moulton graduated from Springville High School, and then furthered her education at Utah Valley University and University of Phoenix. Along with receiving her master’s degree in Educational Counseling she also achieved her bachelor’s degree in Business Management.
On Saturday, October 24, the Maple Mountain Golden Eagles Marching Band participated in the Mount Timpanogas Marching Band Competition which took place at Mountain ViewHigh School and hosted by AmericanForkHigh School. Maple Mountain was awarded a 3rd place finish.
In their last few competitions, the Golden Eagles received 5th overall, 2nd in color guard, and outstanding percussion.
The Nebo Invite was held at Maple Mountain High School on September 25, 2009, at three o’clock. The race was three miles instead of the average 3.1. Twenty teams from all across Utah competed in the event, many of which were seasoned competitors. Despite the overwhelming size and skill of many of the participants present, Maple Mountain Cross Country boys and girls showed their strength. Girls’ Varsity took third overall while the Boy’s Varsity took a respectable fifth place finish. A freshman, Rachel Warnick, was privileged to help bring her team to a third place finish.