Freedom Festival Contests

Story by Julie Maddox.

Utah Students in grades K-12 can win up to $600 in the Freedom Festival Educational Contests. The deadline for the essay and art contest is Feb. 19, and the deadline for the speech contest is March 16. We would greatly appreciate your forwarding the attached flyer. 

To get information or to register, see our website at

Please feel free to call or email me with any questions.

Julie Maddox
Speech Contest Committee

Ellevés Take Region

Story and photos by Molly Brenchley.

The Maple Mountain High School Ellevés competed at the Region VIII Drill Team Competition held at Springville High School on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The Ellevés placed 1st in the Military category; 1st in the Dance category, and 1st in the Character category. Overall the Ellevés placed 1st and were awarded the Region VIII trophy. Four Ellevés placed in the drill down.

January Students of the Month.


Adyson Peacock
Where do you want to see yourself in five years? 
I'll have my bachelors degree  Maybe doing something in makeup or fashion. I will have gone to Europe. 

What are your favorite hobbies?
I love to dance, hang out with friends, and do makeup. 

If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?  
Whitney Houston. How it feels to have millions of women and blacks look up to you? What advice do you give tho them?

Get Away Today

Story by Lana Hiskey.

Watch for your new Get Away Today magazine to come home with your student soon. It is filled with travel specials for your family including Adults at Kids’ Prices at the Disneyland Resort for travel in January, February and May 2018! Plus, you can still get 2018 tickets at 2017 prices before they go up!

Prep of the Week - Ethan Nelson

Story by Dave Boyack. Photo by Tyler Lewis.

Ethan Nelson has been selected as this weeks student athlete "Prep of the Week." Ethan had a big game at Wasatch last Friday night with 21 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists. The Golden Eagles pulled of a big win defeating the Wasps 77-61. Congratulations Ethan, and good luck to you and your teammates the rest of the way!

Mental Health Parent Awareness Nights

Story by Lana Hiskey.

Nebo School District will be hosting a series of Parent Awareness Nights. The topics of discussion will include mental health and safety planning with youth. Several community service providers will be present to answer question and help individuals to access services. See the event flyer for more information.