SCHOOL NEWS

Golden Eagle Crunches Numbers

Attributions: 
By Jacob Henry, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

Golden Eagle Zach Wyler has been actively involved at Wing Enterprises lately, interning as an accountant. Zach wanted to experiment in this field because he enjoys the, “idea of being an accountant.”  As an intern, Zach enters customer purchases and billing information. During his time at Wing, Zach experienced what working as an accountant was like. He said, “There was a great atmosphere on the site."
 

Students learn about the medical field

Attributions: 
by Robyn Dunn, Work-based Learning Coordinator

Jonathan Seiter was one of the guest speakers this Spring at Springville High and Maple Mountain High school’s Window on the Workplace seminar. Mr. Seiter is a recruiter for ARUP Laboratories in Salt Lake City. 
 
He spoke to the students about the importance of an education, and what types of jobs were available at ARUP.  Students were interested to hear about how to enter the fields of Medical Technology and Pathology. 
 

An Opportunity of a Lifetime

Attributions: 
By: Sarah Blancher, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

Maple Mountain student Alysa Skousen has had a chance to work with some very special kids. Alysa interns at Spanish Oaks Elementary with the special-education preschool. She has the opportunity to help, teach, and entertain children in need. 
Alysa decided to try this line of work after helping with the peer tutor class last year and decided that her love for the class and for children pointed to this type of work. 

FCCLA “STAR” Competitors

Attributions: 
By Mindy Johnson, FCCLA Advisor

Maple Mountain FCCLA chapter recently had four of its members compete at the state convention in STAR events.  STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) are competitive events in which members are recognized for proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills, and career preparation.  Shannon Davies, senior, received Silver in Job Interview; Jessica Barson, sophomore, received Silver in Career Investigation; Rebekah Jackson, sophomore, received Gold in Fashion Construction; and, Morgan Smith, sophomore, received Gold in Interior Design.  

Students learn about environmental testing

Attributions: 
By Robyn Dunn, Work-based Learning Coordinator

Maple Mountain High School hosted their monthly Window on the Workplace seminar on Monday, April 26, 2010. Guest speaker, Brent Benson, from American Environmental Testing came to speak to students about careers in environmental science and engineering. Mr. Benson spoke about his careers and his path to owning his own company. He advised the students to take an Accounting class or two as it will help them in running their own business. 
 

Dance Company's Spring Concert Performance was Outstanding

Attributions: 
By: Kyrie Carpenter and William Shelton, Golden Eagle Globe

April 22 and 23 Dance Company and the dance classes at Maple Mountain High School performed at their end of year showcase. There were a variety of dances ranging from a modern hip-hop dance performed by Dance Company to the classic waltz performed by one of the social dance classes. Some of the dances featured were choreographed by the students themselves, while others were choreographed by a professional choreographer. The dances had a wide range in themes and dance styles, which wowed the crowd as the dancers performed intense tumbling acts and body movement.

"With Me Tonight" -- Prom 2010

Attributions: 
by Kierra Larsen, Marissa Clegg, and Sarah Blancher, Golden Eagle Globe Writers

Prom Royalty 2010

Prom King- Cameron Starr, Senior
Attendants- Matt Moon and Zach Hixson
 
Prom Queen- Samantha Raleigh, Senior
Attendants- Whitney Moss and Cassie Tobler
 
Prince-Freddy Woods, Junior
Attendants-Hudson Sheranian and Braden Rymer
 
Princess- Katherine Wilkins, Junior
Attendants- Devonnie Walpole and Jessie Raymer

Maple Mountain Robotics Team Goes to Nationals

Attributions: 
By William Shelton and Kyrie Carpenter, Golden Eagle Globe

Maple Mountain robotics team attended the national FIRST robotics competition in Atlanta Georgia on April 14th through the 17th.  The Golden Eagles placed 143 out of 365 teams from around the world. Teams as far as Israel and China were at the competition which was held in the Georgia Dome.

“It was a great an experience for everyone on the team. I feel that we came back with more knowledge than when we left,” said the team vice Captain Kyrie Carpenter.  

1st Annual Prom Assembly

Maple Mountain held its first Prom assembly on Friday, April 23, 2010.   Performances from the Dance Company and the Drill team were outstanding.   Our knowledge bowl champions took on the teachers in an ultimate round of wits and wisdom. Ultimately, the teachers won with a close tie-breaker question. The student body experienced some of our amazing musicians as they performed. Finally, Prom royalty was announced.

Maple Mountain Soccer Shows Promise

Attributions: 
By Terence Wride, Golden Eagle Globe

The Maple Mountain boys soccer team has now finished playing every 4A schhol in our district for region soccer. Although they haven’t won a game yet, our fans and our players  have hope for the future. 

Will Shelton, keeper of the team said ,“I feel like we have the ability to play with these teams and we’re beginning to become a team.” Hitting hard with a surprisingly two to one loss against Salem Hills in game one, the Golden Eagles have come far considering it’s the first team of the new school and Springville scored the least they’ve been able to on any team this season.

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