• Mapleton Junior High Project Teddy Bear

    by Andrea Pond. The Mapleton Junior High HOPE Squad, along with Bank of American Fork, will participate in Project Teddy Bear this holiday season. They are collecting new and gently used stuffed animals for at-risk children.  The collection dates will be Nov. 20 – Dec. 18. There will be a donation box in the main office at the school.  Please […]

    Mapleton Junior High Project Teddy Bear
  • MMHS FBLA brings home 31 medals

    by Seth Spainhower. Congratulations to the Maple Mountain High School Future Business Leaders of America club on their success at the Herriman Invitational November 7th. It was an exceptional group effort that placed MMHS at the top while competing against 150 students! Each member represented our school in the finest of fashions. Out of the 9 students competing, each placed […]

    MMHS FBLA brings home 31 medals
  • Nebo seeks parent input on elementary boundaries

    In response to rapid growth in the northern end of Nebo School District, the district is building two new elementary schools. Maple Ridge Elementary, in west Mapleton (west of Harvest Park), will open in the fall of 2015; Meadow Brook Elementary, located in west Springville, will open in the fall of 2016. The district is currently going through the process […]

    Nebo seeks parent input on elementary boundaries
  • Maple Mountain FFA to sell holiday arrangements

    The Maple Mountain High School Future Farmers of America club is selling Thanksgiving floral arrangements now through November 20. The cost is $15, and arrangements will be available for pickup at the school on November 25 until 4:00 pm. You may order at http://www.maplemountainffa.com.

    Maple Mountain FFA to sell holiday arrangements
  • Crystal Averett receives Crystal Apple award

    by Robyn Kerr. Crystal Averett, an outstanding second grade teacher at Sierra Bonita Elementary, has been chosen to receive this year’s Crystal Apple Award.  She is a dedicated member of the Sierra Bonita faculty and provides great support as the grade level leader.  She is organized, patient, kind, and a calming influence.  She takes on many responsibilities and makes it […]

    Crystal Averett receives Crystal Apple award
  • Mapleton Elementary Students of the Week

    This year at Mapleton Elementary we will be spotlighting a Student of the Week from each classroom. These students receive a certificate and prize from Mrs. Peery with the chance to be drawn out at the end of each month for “Pizza with the Principal.” The focus for the month of November is “Positive Attitude.”  The students are selected based […]

    Mapleton Elementary Students of the Week
  • Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 11-14-14

    Hobble Creek Elementary’s Students of the Week for  Friday, November 14, 2014 are Ryan Wilcox, Chase Franks, Cade Hixson, Brooklynne Jenni, Ellie Jensen, Paige Fish, Nicholas Winn, Dylan Corfield, Marcus Croft, Taite Jackson, Brea Scott, Sami Stepp, Sienna Petersen, Wynter Smith, Dodge Fielding, Mia Anderson, Emma Holbrook, Sam Hartman, and McKenzie Hoffman.

    Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 11-14-14
  • Mapleton Ready November seminar: Chocolate

    by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:00pm, at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be making your own chocolate, and the presenter will be Dr. Kyle Christensen. Come and learn how to make scrumptious chocolate that is actually really good for you! […]

    Mapleton Ready November seminar: Chocolate
  • Nebo All-State Academic winners

    by Lana Hiskey. Nebo School District is proud of the many students that are winners and nominated to the Utah High School Activities Association and Deseret News Academic All-State Teams. Congratulations on a job well done. Following are the Academic All-State winners: Boys Golf Winners Combined GPA: 3.99 Zachary Roylance – MMHS Brayden Hiatt – PHS Boys Cross Country Winners Combined GPA: […]

    Nebo All-State Academic winners
  • Mapleton Chorale Celebration of Thanksgiving Concert

    The Mapleton Chorale will participate in a “Celebration of Thanksgiving” concert on Sunday, November 23, at 7:00 PM in the American Fork Alpine Tabernacle (110 East Main Street, American Fork). They will be joined by the UVU Institute Choir, Orem Chorale, and Utah Valley Children’s Choir.

    Mapleton Chorale Celebration of Thanksgiving Concert

Community »

Mapleton Ready November seminar: Chocolate

Mapleton Ready November seminar: Chocolate

November 14, 2014 at 12:40 pm

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:00pm, at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic...

  • Mid-term elections 2014
    Mid-term elections 2014

    Mapleton citizens cast their vote in the 2014 mid-term elections. [Photo: Kjirstin Youngberg.] The results of...

    November 5, 2014 at 7:15 am
  • Mapleton Ready: Sourdough Bread
    Mapleton Ready: Sourdough Bread

    by Chris Hash. How many ingredients does it take to make bread? Three: whole grain, water, and salt. “In...

    October 24, 2014 at 9:19 am
  • Mapleton EMS Department is wearing pink
    Mapleton EMS Department is wearing pink

    by Josh Diamond, Mapleton EMS Director. The Mapleton Emergency Medical Services Department will be wearing pink...

    October 20, 2014 at 2:14 pm

Schools »

Mapleton Junior High Project Teddy Bear

Mapleton Junior High Project Teddy Bear

November 20, 2014 at 6:03 pm

by Andrea Pond. The Mapleton Junior High HOPE Squad, along with Bank of American Fork, will participate in Project Teddy Bear this holiday season. They are collecting new...

People »

Crystal Averett receives Crystal Apple award

Crystal Averett receives Crystal Apple award

November 17, 2014 at 6:00 pm

by Robyn Kerr. Crystal Averett, an outstanding second grade teacher at Sierra Bonita Elementary, has been chosen to receive this year’s Crystal Apple Award.  She is...

Columns »

Looking through the chain link fence

Looking through the chain link fence

September 18, 2014 at 11:46 am

by Chris Hash. As I rode my bike by the reservoir in south Mapleton this morning, I looked up and saw that the mountains to the north were perfectly reflected in the still...

  • Op-Ed: Restoring the US Senate
    Op-Ed: Restoring the US Senate

    by Senator Orrin G Hatch. At a time of deep political division, most observers agree on one thing: the United States...

    September 4, 2014 at 12:41 pm
  • Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?
    Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?

    by Steve Hash. Homeowners who are planning to upsize or downsize often wrestle with the dilemma: “Should we sell...

    July 21, 2014 at 11:33 am
  • Supermoon rises over Mapleton
    Supermoon rises over Mapleton

    The moon rose over Maple Mountain full, bright, and unusually big on Saturday night. It was all due to a phenomenon...

    July 13, 2014 at 4:39 am

Out and About »

Mapleton Chorale Celebration of Thanksgiving Concert

Mapleton Chorale Celebration of Thanksgiving Concert

November 12, 2014 at 6:21 am

The Mapleton Chorale will participate in a “Celebration of Thanksgiving” concert on Sunday, November 23, at 7:00 PM in the American Fork Alpine Tabernacle (110...

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Mapleton Junior High Project Teddy Bear

Mapleton Junior High Project Teddy Bear

by Andrea Pond. The Mapleton Junior High HOPE Squad, along with Bank of American Fork, will participate in Project Teddy Bear this holiday season. They are collecting new and gently used stuffed animals for at-risk children.  The collection dates will be Nov. 20 – Dec. 18. There will be a donation box in the main office at the school.  Please […]

Read more ›
MMHS FBLA brings home 31 medals

MMHS FBLA brings home 31 medals

by Seth Spainhower. Congratulations to the Maple Mountain High School Future Business Leaders of America club on their success at the Herriman Invitational November 7th. It was an exceptional group effort that placed MMHS at the top while competing against 150 students! Each member represented our school in the finest of fashions. Out of the 9 students competing, each placed […]

Read more ›
Nebo seeks parent input on elementary boundaries

Nebo seeks parent input on elementary boundaries

In response to rapid growth in the northern end of Nebo School District, the district is building two new elementary schools. Maple Ridge Elementary, in west Mapleton (west of Harvest Park), will open in the fall of 2015; Meadow Brook Elementary, located in west Springville, will open in the fall of 2016. The district is currently going through the process […]

Read more ›
Maple Mountain FFA to sell holiday arrangements

Maple Mountain FFA to sell holiday arrangements

The Maple Mountain High School Future Farmers of America club is selling Thanksgiving floral arrangements now through November 20. The cost is $15, and arrangements will be available for pickup at the school on November 25 until 4:00 pm. You may order at http://www.maplemountainffa.com.

Read more ›
Crystal Averett receives Crystal Apple award

Crystal Averett receives Crystal Apple award

by Robyn Kerr. Crystal Averett, an outstanding second grade teacher at Sierra Bonita Elementary, has been chosen to receive this year’s Crystal Apple Award.  She is a dedicated member of the Sierra Bonita faculty and provides great support as the grade level leader.  She is organized, patient, kind, and a calming influence.  She takes on many responsibilities and makes it […]

Read more ›
Mapleton Elementary Students of the Week

Mapleton Elementary Students of the Week

This year at Mapleton Elementary we will be spotlighting a Student of the Week from each classroom. These students receive a certificate and prize from Mrs. Peery with the chance to be drawn out at the end of each month for “Pizza with the Principal.” The focus for the month of November is “Positive Attitude.”  The students are selected based […]

Read more ›
Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 11-14-14

Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 11-14-14

Hobble Creek Elementary’s Students of the Week for  Friday, November 14, 2014 are Ryan Wilcox, Chase Franks, Cade Hixson, Brooklynne Jenni, Ellie Jensen, Paige Fish, Nicholas Winn, Dylan Corfield, Marcus Croft, Taite Jackson, Brea Scott, Sami Stepp, Sienna Petersen, Wynter Smith, Dodge Fielding, Mia Anderson, Emma Holbrook, Sam Hartman, and McKenzie Hoffman.

Read more ›
Mapleton Ready November seminar: Chocolate

Mapleton Ready November seminar: Chocolate

by Derek Haynie. Mapleton Ready will hold its monthly preparedness seminar on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:00pm, at the LDS Stake Center located at 970 N 400 E. The topic will be making your own chocolate, and the presenter will be Dr. Kyle Christensen. Come and learn how to make scrumptious chocolate that is actually really good for you! […]

Read more ›
Nebo All-State Academic winners

Nebo All-State Academic winners

by Lana Hiskey. Nebo School District is proud of the many students that are winners and nominated to the Utah High School Activities Association and Deseret News Academic All-State Teams. Congratulations on a job well done. Following are the Academic All-State winners: Boys Golf Winners Combined GPA: 3.99 Zachary Roylance – MMHS Brayden Hiatt – PHS Boys Cross Country Winners Combined GPA: […]

Read more ›
Mapleton Chorale Celebration of Thanksgiving Concert

Mapleton Chorale Celebration of Thanksgiving Concert

The Mapleton Chorale will participate in a “Celebration of Thanksgiving” concert on Sunday, November 23, at 7:00 PM in the American Fork Alpine Tabernacle (110 East Main Street, American Fork). They will be joined by the UVU Institute Choir, Orem Chorale, and Utah Valley Children’s Choir.

Read more ›