November 2016

November Students of the Month

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Mon, 11/28/2016 - 13:13

Morgan Steel
Where do you want to see yourself in five years? Five years older. Back from my mission and heading to a college. 
What are your favorite hobbies? The ones I'm good at. Soccer, language learning, and computer programming.
If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them? Steve Jobs. I would ask him for advise on business and technology, to help me create things that could help people. 

MMHS Awarded UIAAA Directors Cup

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Mon, 11/28/2016 - 10:01

Maple Mountain was awarded the UIAAA Directors Cup on Tuesday, November 22.

The UIAAA Directors Cup is awarded each year to the top school in each class that demonstrates combined excellence in athletic, academic, and sportsmanship & student-leadership. Each category makes up a percentage toward a school’s total ranking:

1. Athletic (40%): The place or position a school team finishes in the state tournament.

2. Academic (40%): Varsity team GPA.


Photos by Jeff Porcaro.

Prep of the Week - Tyson Denison

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Wed, 11/16/2016 - 14:17

Tyson "Tito" Denison has been selected as this week's, "Prep of the Week" at Maple Mountain High School. Tito's outstanding play and leadership as quarterback has been a big reason the Golden Eagle football team finished with seven straight wins to propel the football team to the semifinals at Rice Eccles Stadium. Congratulations to Tito and the rest of the Golden Eagle football team!

Story by Dave Boyack. Photo by Tyler Lewis.

Prep of the Week - Sarah Mafi

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Thu, 11/10/2016 - 08:42

Congratulations to Sarah Mafi on being selected as this week's, "Prep of The Week." Sarah's outstanding play as a middle blocker/outside hitter has been a big factor in guiding the volleyball team to the Region 8 title. Sarah and her teammates also had an outstanding state tournament finishing with a 3-1 record and the highest team finish in Maple Mountain history. Along with Sarah's position on the volleyball team, she also participates as a cheerleader for the lady Golden Eagles. Great Job, Sarah!

Story by Dave Boyack.

Three MMHS Ellevés Named to 4A All-State Drill Team

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Thu, 11/10/2016 - 08:29

Three members of the Maple Mountain High School Drill Team were named to the 4A All-State Drill Team.  McKenna Bate, daughter of Kelly and Bud Bate; Jalyssa Friant, daughter of Jadean and Craig Friant; and Mallory Ross, daughter of Lisa and Jeff Ross were chosen to represent Maple Mountain at the 4A All-State Drill Team Auditions.  There were 54 girls who auditioned for 20 spots on the all-state team. 


Story and photo by Molly Brenchley.