Golden Eagle’s Varsity Basketball started strong winning their first game played against American Leadership Academy with a close score of 45 to 40. Last Thursday, December 3, MMHS Boy’s Basketball played a great game against Desert Hills. Even though they lost, they didn’t go down without a fight! During the second and third quarter, Maple Mountain took it up a notch and scored 12 points in each consecutive quarter.
Maple Mountain High School Cross Country competed in a season final race on December 5, 2009, ending the first year on a good note. The team enjoyed a trip to sunny California to battle in the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships. Teams from all over the West met at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California, to race in the final 5K of the season. The competition was divided between age groups and gender, with freshmen and sophomores racing first, followed by the juniors, finally seniors.
On November 6, members of the Maple Mountain Marching Band competed in the Red Rock Invitational in St. George. Wearing their new uniforms, tension was in the air before the Golden Eagles were to perform “Take Flight.” Maple Mountain Marching Band was awarded 4th place overall.
Melinda Hammond teaches a broad range of classes from AP Art History to Literature. Teaching isn’t the only characteristic that defines this exceptional teacher, but her broad range of interests and her bubbly personality.
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.
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.