December 2021

Students of the Month - December

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Wed, 12/15/2021 - 11:31

Karlee Pagano
Where do you want to see yourself in five years?  A professional artist, chef, or author.  Anything in the art department.  
What are your favorite hobbies?  Writing, reading, drawing, skateboarding, cooking,  and watching movies. 
If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?  Walt Disney, "What gave you the inspiration to draw?"

Brookelyn Trapnell

UVU Drill Invitational Competition

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Mon, 12/13/2021 - 07:53

The MMHS Ellevés competed at the UVU Drill Invitational Competition at UVU on December 11, 2021.  They placed 1st in Hip Hop, 1st in Show, 2nd in Dance, and 3rd in Military.  They placed 2nd overall in 5A. 

Maple Mountain also took two of three places in the 5A Drill Down.  Alexis Hill won 1st place and Kynslie Lewis won 3rd place. Congratulations to the drill team!

The team will compete next on January 8 in the Bountiful Drill Invitational at Bountiful High School.  Good luck!


Story and photos by Molly Brenchley.

Nebo School District DECA Competition

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Fri, 12/10/2021 - 10:01

On December 9th our Nebo District DECA clubs held their first annual competition. Teams from Payson High, Maple Mountain High, and Salem Hills High participated in the event. Students from each school completed an objective test and competed in two events showcasing their knowledge and skills by presenting their ideas in the following subject areas:

Team Events:
Travel and Tourism
Marketing Management

Individual Events:
Apparel and Accessories
Human Resource Management


Story and photo by Alan Marvin.

AmazonSmile - Remember to Select Nebo Education Foundation

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Thu, 12/09/2021 - 13:30

Did you know that when you shop for the holidays at, AmazonSmile donates to Nebo Education Foundation? Nebo Education Foundation has received $5,401 through this program.

One hundred percent of these monies fund teacher grants to help supplement equipment and supplies for students.

By Lana Hiskey

MMHS FBLA Competes at Region

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Thu, 12/09/2021 - 08:25

Our FBLA club had a successful day yesterday at Region!

Individual events:
Madisen Millard -- 3rd place in Introduction to Public Speaking
Logan Smith -- 2nd in Hospitality and Event Management, 4th in Business Management
Brigham Call -- 3rd in Banking & Financial Systems, 5th for Public Speaking, 5th for Future Business Leader
Spencer Shaw -- 4th in Social Media Strategies, 4th in Client Service
Austin Willson -- 4th in Entrepreneurship
Gavin Murray -- 2nd in Sales Presentation


Story and photos by Robyn Dunn.

Warm the Soles

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Wed, 12/08/2021 - 07:48

A few of our Maple Mountain DECA/FBLA members were able to participate in the Warm the Soles of Kids program and wrap shoes for some of our MMHS students in need. These shoes were donated and delivered to our school by Nebo Credit Union. We’re grateful to them for their generosity and glad we could continue our tradition of helping to wrap these shoes for our students!


Story and photos by Robyn Dunn.

MMHS Ellevés Win 5A Overall Trophy at First Competition

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Mon, 12/06/2021 - 07:56

The MMHS Ellevés competed in their first competition of the season, The Mustang Classic Drill Competition, at Herriman High School on Saturday, December 4. The Ellevés competed in the Hip Hop, Military, Dance, and Show categories. 

The Ellevés won 1st place in the Hip Hop category, 2nd place in the Military category, 2nd place in the Dance category, and 1st place in the Show category. The Ellevés also won the 5A Overall trophy. The team was very excited and pleased with their success!


Story and photos by Molly Brenchley.