On November 18, Nebo District schools competed in the “Make It With Wool” contest (http://www.sheepusa.org/Make_It_With_Wool) at Mapleton Junior High. Contest preparation began in August and continued through September to fit patterns, layout, cutout, and sew the great articles of clothing that were presented.
Ryan Parry is one of Maple Mountain’s seniors interning at Utah Helicopter. Some of the duties that Ryan is involved in while on the job is sitting back, relaxing, and learning from the instructors.
One cool experience Ryan had was flying for over an hour over the American Fork temple and observing a school as it was dismissing for the day.
Makenzie Beardall , senior at Maple Mountain High School, has been interning at Barbara’s Daycare. At the daycare Makenzie has several important duties she performs like feeding the children, playing with them, reading stories to them, and changing their diapers. She enjoys everyday of this learning experience.
Makenzie is interested in this line of work because she loves children and has taken several child care classes in high school. She enjoys this field of work. She hopes to enroll at Weber State University next fall.
Robert Rex, senior at Maple Mountain High School, spends every other day interning at Mountain View Hospital emergency room in Payson.
Rex has a couple different jobs at the hospital. His duties include changing sheets, changing supplies, and watching the doctors and nurses.
When asked if he is still interested in this line of work after interning in this environment, Rex said, “I’m still considering it. If I do it, I would want to be there at night when it’s more exciting.”
Aleksa Gappmayer is a sophomore at Maple Mountain High. Something that makes Gappmayer different from everyone else is that she is self-motivated; she likes to get things done. She also enjoys talking and making new friends and serving others. Gappmayer loves playing basketball, and she also enjoys singing. One of Gappmayer’s favorite subjects is History. She has always loved history and hopes to one day become a history teacher. In five years Gappmayer sees herself in college working to get her teaching certificate and majoring in history.
Danielle Smith, a senior at Maple Mountain High School, has been interning at Larsen Elementary. Danielle helps with one of the kindergarten classes there. She became interested in this line of work because she loves being around little children and being in a learning environment. She says, “They’re all so cute and sweet.”
Some of the duties she performs are helping the children with their math and sorting, motivating them, organizing papers in their folders, and being their friend.
Senior Braden Elquist has been interning in the radiology department at Mountain View Hospital in Payson. Elquist wants to pursue a career as a radiologist by attending the University of Utah and majoring in Biology and pre-medicine.
“It’s cool to see inside the body, and it’s something I’ve wanted to do for a long time,” says Elquist.
Maple Mountain senior Alysa Skousen is interning at Park Elementary Preschool in Spanish Fork. Alysa was interested in this line of work because she loves little children.
“They are at the age where they absolutely love school, they are open to everything you teach them,” said Alysa
Maple Mountain High School performing arts department proudly presents our fall musical, “The Scarlet Pimpernel,” November 19, 20 and 22 at 7 pm in the MMHS auditorium. Admission will be $5 children and seniors, $7 for students and $8 for adults. Come and enjoy an evening of music, comedy, action and romance.
Over one hundred Golden Eagle students are participating in the production as cast, crew and musicians!
The musical stars Madison Hurst as Percy Blakeny and the Scarlet Pimpernel. “A humorous, vein, petty and very passionate character,” said Hurst.
Junior Aimee Vargas has begun playing her second season with the Jr. Wheelin’ Jazz basketball team. Most basketball fans are familiar with the NBA’s Utah Jazz, but most are not familiar with NWBA’s Jr. Wheelin’ Jazz (www.jr.wheelinjazz.com). NWBA stands for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association. The Jr. Wheelin’ Jazz is ranked in the top 25 of all Jr. Division teams in the NWBA and they’re headed into their second season of national competition after winning 7th place in Denver last year. Recently the Jr.