SCHOOL NEWS

MMHS Tennis Hits up Dual in the Desert

Attributions: 
By Cameron Spilker & Keaton Atkinson, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe; Photos by Andrew Haun, Yearbook Editor

On March 11-13, Maple Mountain High School Boys Tennis Team performed remarkable at the Dual in the Desert Season opener. The MMHS boys varsity overpowered top 5A and 4A teams including Snow Canyon, Ben Lomond, Jordan, all 5-0, and Wasatch 3-2. 

Zach Hixson Crowned Mr. Maple Mountain

Attributions: 
By Jordan Osborne and Jacob Henry, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

Mr. Maple Mountain was no easy task for any of the contestants this year. All of the participants gave it their best efforts. The men competing for Mr. Maple Mountain included Zach Hixson, Zach Johnson, Michael Black, Patrick Cox, Nick Sales, Jace Kelly, John Sommerfeldt, Terence Wride, Matt Moon, and Martin Totland. They made the audience laugh throughout the entire night, including Zach Johnson and Michael Black reproducing a classic music video by OK GO. With each one giving it their all, it made it a very hard decision for the judges.

MMHS Gender Wars Assembly

Attributions: 
By: Jacob Henry and Jordan Osborne, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

Maple Mountain student body divided their unity temporarily today, as the question of which gender was better had to be resolved. Throughout the assembly, boys and girls competed in different activities to prove themselves. After some intense competition (and possibly some bribery), the girls were able to seize a narrow victory.

MMHS Softball Wins First Game

Attributions: 
by Cassie Lewis, Coach

The inaugural game of the Maple Mountain High School Softball program was played at Provo High on March 8th. The varsity girls batted first and lead-off batter Ashley Dunsmore (23) hit a double to center to get things going. With Dunsmore still on 2nd base, Chelsey Burns (34) crushed a double to the right center field fence, scoring the first RBI in Eagles Softball history! Burns went on to score in the first inning giving the Eagles a 2 - 0 lead. Mariah Peterson pitched an exciting first game and the Eagles had some great defensive plays to win the game by 1 point.

Golden Eagles Compete in Season Opener

Attributions: 
by Kyrie Carpenter and William Shelton, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

The Maple Mountain track and field team opened their season this past Tuesday, March 9, at Salem Hills High School. The day was a cold and rainy day, but our Maple Mountain track team was ready to compete despite the weather. Other schools at the meet were Salem Hills High School, Payson High School, and Uintah High School. Students from MMHS took the top spots in the boy’s 200M, the 800M, 400M, 1600M, 300M hurdles, 4X400, 3200M, Javelin, high jump, and long jump events. The girls took first in 100M, 400M, 800M, 200M, 3200M, and medley relay.

March Students of the Month

Attributions: 
MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

Bryn Boogert
By: William Shelton and Kyrie Carpenter, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

Bryn Boogert is a senior at Maple Mountain High School and is one of the student’s of the month for the month of March. Bryn was nominated by her teachers Mr. Cory Mendenhall and Mrs. Sherrie Dunford.  Music is her passion and she is involved in many different music classes at Maple Mountain High. She enjoys playing the cello, singing, playing the piano, listening to music, and reading.

DECA Students Participate in State Competition

Attributions: 
by Carey White, DECA Advisor

On Thursday, February 25, and Friday, February 26, four students from Maple Mountain High competed at Utah DECA state competition. In addition, Chapter President, Jessika Hilton, campaigned for Utah DECA State President and was ultimately elected as Utah DECA State Executive Vice-President and officer.
 

Brigette Smith Crowned MMHS Sweetheart 2010

Attributions: 
by Monica Giffing, FFA Advisor

Maple Mountain High held their first annual FFA Sweethearts Week culminating with an assembly on Friday, February 12, and a dance on February 13 in which Bridgett Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kirby Smith, was crowned 2010 Sweetheart with 1st attendant Jessika Hilton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Hilton, and 2nd attendant Katelyn Jacobson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

Sonic Drive-In MMHS Prep of the Week -- Halie Bingham

Attributions: 
by Nick Taylor, MMHS Golden Eagle Globe

Halie Bingham, senior and President of the Ellevès Drill Team, has been selected as Maple Mountain High School’s Prep of the Week. Halie is a 4.0 student and has been awarded Academic All State by the Utah High School Athletic Association. Recently, Halie won 1st place in the State 4A Drill Down. Halie has been dancing for 15 years and her favorite type of dance is lyrical.
 
She inspires other students by saying, “It’s important to work hard all the time and keep your goals in mind.” Congratulations, Halie!

MMHS Announces Academic All State Awards

The following students have been awarded the UHSAA’s (Utah High School Athletic Association) honor of Academic All State. These six students all have a 4.0 GPA, high ACT score, and have contributed greatly to their sport and/or team. Congratulations.

Jacob Embley, Football
John Sommerfeldt, Football
Samantha Raleigh, Cross Country
Kyrie Carpenter, Cross Country
Deson Haynie, Cross Country
Halie Bingham, Drill Team

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