PBS KIDS Reading Marathon

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Wed, 11/03/2021 - 11:59

The PBS KIDS Reading Marathon is taking place during the month of November. Children (ages preschool - 6th grade) are encouraged to read 20 minutes per day or 600 minutes total throughout the month. From December 1-15 parents will then go on to our PBS website and log their minutes for AMAZING prizes around town during 2022!  

Each Reading Marathon participant will receive a personalized Adventure Pass which will give them the following: 

FREE entrance to Hogle Zoo
FREE entrance to Red Butte Garden
FREE entrance to Tracy Aviary

Attributions
Story by Lana Hiskey.

Prep of the Week - Ashlyne Murray

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Wed, 11/03/2021 - 09:48

Senior Ashlyne Murray has been selected as the Girls Cross Country “Prep of the Week” for this year. Ashlyne has been a leader on the girls team by helping the girls advance from the divisional meet to the state meet recently. Ashlyne sets the standard for hard work and leadership that everyone looks up to. Ashlyne is also an outstanding student carrying a cumulative grade point average of 3.89. Congratulations Ashlyne!

Attributions
Story by Dave Boyack. Photo by Tyler Lewis.

Prep of the Week - Ben Berky

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Tue, 11/02/2021 - 14:06

Ben Berky is the 2021 Football “Prep of the Week” award winner for our football team. Ben has been a 2 year starter on the offensive and defensive line. Ben is an outstanding team leader who is looked up to by all of the team members and coaches alike. Ben is an extremely hard worker who showed great commitment during the season and offseason. Ben is also an outstanding student in the classroom. Congratulations Ben!

Attributions
Story by Dave Boyack. Photos by Tyler Lewis.

Registering For the AP Exam

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Tue, 11/02/2021 - 11:33

Registering For the AP Exam
*Deadline: Wednesday, November 10th

It is time to start the registration process for the AP Exams. The exams will still be given during the first 2 weeks of May, but the registration is happening much earlier in the school year. Please make sure you follow all of the steps, and pay attention to the deadlines so you don’t get stuck paying the late fee.

Attributions
Story by Casey Mattinson.

FFA Agricultural Sales Team Places 3rd in Nation

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Tue, 11/02/2021 - 10:28

A very big congratulations to the FFA Agricultural Sales team who placed third place in the NATION at the National FFA Convention last week. The team worked hard to prepare for the contest, and their hard work paid off! We are so proud of them!

Please help us congratulate team members: Katy Wright, who placed 10th individually in the nation, Karter Barbakos, who received a gold ranking, Makenzi Thomas, who received a gold ranking and Raynee Richardson,who received a silver ranking! Way to go!

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Attributions
Story and photos by Jen Gardner.

Marching Band Mt. Timpanogos Competiton

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 11:05

Congratulations to the students and staff on placing second at the Mt. Timp Competition at American Fork High School in the 5A Open Division. The percussion placed first, taking the percussion caption, and the color guard placed second! We are so proud of our students and how well they performed. We can’t wait for the state championship next week at Dixie State in St. George, UT.

Attributions
Story by Josh Hurst.

Students of the Month - October

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Wed, 10/27/2021 - 12:27

Jaxson Denton
Where do you want to see yourself in five years?  In college playing sports or in college. 
What are your favorite hobbies?  Shed hunting/ hunting, video games, being outdoors. 
If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?  Christopher Columbus.  What were ancient civilizations of South America here like?

Colby Strong
Where do you want to see yourself in five years? On a mission, or in college

Nebo Goats Mountain Biking Team - Maple Mountain Riders

Submitted by tyler.lewis on Wed, 10/27/2021 - 12:02

Nebo Goats Mountain Biking Team, Maple Mountain Riders, State Championship Event in St. George, Oct 22-23. 

MAPLE MOUNTAIN:
16th Place (out of 135)- Preston Johnson (Varsity)
8th Place (out of 203)- Walter Rose (JV A Boys)
6th Place (out of 97)- Wilson Engler (JV B Boys)       
76th Place (out of 97)- Bryce Woerner (JV B Boys)
49th Place (out of 95)- Corban Preston (JV C Boys)
54th Place (out of 95)- Henry Jensen (JV C Boys)
72nd Place (out of 99)- Lorin Payne (Freshman Girls)