• Maple Mountain DECA Places 2nd at Utah Southern Regional Competition

    [Courtesy photo.] On Thursday, January 22, the Maple Mountain DECA club attended the Utah Southern Regional Competition. Our DECA club performed very well and took second place! The following students place in region: Duncan Beutler & Hailey Andrew, 2nd place in Buying and Merchandising Carlos Urbina & Anya Nielson, 1st place in Buying and Merchandising Heather Tautkus & Ashtyn Swenson, […]

    Maple Mountain DECA Places 2nd at Utah Southern Regional Competition
  • Mapleton adopts long-range strategic plan

    by Mayor Bryan Wall. Many cities in Utah County and across the state have adopted strategic long-range economic development plans. Such plans allow for the creation of policies that will lead to improved economic revenues. On January 6th, the Mapleton City Council adopted a resolution approving a strategic plan establishing a vision and philosophy for our city. The approved strategic plan […]

    Mapleton adopts long-range strategic plan
  • Maple Mountain wrestling wins Great Basin Grapple tournament

    [Courtesy photo.] The Maple Mountain High School wrestling team recently won the Great Basin Grapple tournament. Tanner Cox, Taylor LaMont, Brandyn Van Tassell, Ryan Hansen, Cameron Killian, and Johnny O’Hearon all went undefeated in all nine matches. The wrestling team’s overall record since the school opened is now 192-18.

    Maple Mountain wrestling wins Great Basin Grapple tournament
  • Sierra Bonita 3rd grade spelling bee winners

    Congratulations to the following Sierra Bonita students for winning the 3rd Grade Spelling Bee: 1st Place – Kadence Smith 2nd Place – Parker Thomas 3rd Place – Christian Grotegut HONORABLE MENTIONS: Joshua Jackson, Emma Langford, Hayden Gale, Ryker Dirkmaat, Kaleb Chidester, Natalie Nelson, Madison Smith. We are so proud of all of you. Job well done students!

    Sierra Bonita 3rd grade spelling bee winners
  • Elzi Nielsen is MMHS Prep of the Week

    by Dave Boyack. Elzi Nielsen has recently been honored as the Maple Mountain High School “Prep of the Week.” Elzi has been a big reason why the lady Eagles basketball have won several big games recently with her scoring, rebounding, and overall team play. Also, as an outstanding student, Elzi is the type of student athlete who makes us all […]

    Elzi Nielsen is MMHS Prep of the Week
  • Nebo to hold public hearing on school boundaries

    The Nebo School District Board of Education will hold a public hearing regarding changes to school boundaries on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Nebo School District Offices, 350 South Main, Spanish Fork. All of Mapleton’s elementary schools – Hobble Creek, Mapleton, Sierra Bonita, and Maple Ridge (opening fall 2015) are under consideration to be affected by boundary changes, […]

    Nebo to hold public hearing on school boundaries
  • Three Nebo School Board members sworn in

    Three Nebo School Board members were recently sworn in to serve second four-year terms on the Board. Shannon Acor ran unopposed in the Springville area. She will serve as Board Member on the Nebo School Board of Education for a second four-year term. Rick Ainge won his seat in the Salem area that includes portions of Payson and Spanish Fork. […]

    Three Nebo School Board members sworn in
  • Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week, 1-23-15

    Hobble Creek Elementary’s STUDENTS OF THE WEEK on Friday, January 23, 2015 are Anya Gulley, Harrison White, Sadie Nelson, Kaitlyn Curis, Jocelyn Merrell, Emma Snapp, Sam Little, Haven Smith, Ethan McCulloch, Sampson McCausland, Porter Shelley, Megan Smith, Coral McKell, Samantha Brady, Madelynn Smith, Adam Curtis, Brooklyn Asbell, Lauren Watson, Zachary Johnson, Annabeth Templeman, Joseph Asay, and Calvin Merrell.

    Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week, 1-23-15
  • Maple Mountain Ellevés sweep Rocky Mountain competition

    by Molly Brenchley. The MMHS Ellevés competed at the Rocky Mountain Drill Team Invitational Competition at Corner Canyon High School on January 10, 2015. They placed 1st in Hip Hop, 1st in Military, 1st in Dance, and 1st in Kick. There were seven 4A schools competing at the competition. The Ellevés also received the Overall 4A Trophy for having the […]

    Maple Mountain Ellevés sweep Rocky Mountain competition
  • Maple Mountain boys’ basketball wins over Springville, 60-50

    [Maple Mountain Boys Basketball team. File photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports] The Maple Mountain Varsity boys’ basketball team scored a big win over arch-rival Springville on Tuesday, January 20, coming out on top 60-50. Box Scores: MAPLE MOUNTAIN (60): Durrant 4, Anderson 20, Johnson 1, Griffin 2, Dixon 5, Hall 14, Poulsen 14. Totals 18 17-23 60. SPRINGVILLE (50): Slack […]

    Maple Mountain boys’ basketball wins over Springville, 60-50

Community »

Mapleton adopts long-range strategic plan

Mapleton adopts long-range strategic plan

January 29, 2015 at 11:05 am

by Mayor Bryan Wall. Many cities in Utah County and across the state have adopted strategic long-range economic development plans. Such plans allow for the creation of policies...

Schools »

Maple Mountain DECA Places 2nd at Utah Southern Regional Competition

Maple Mountain DECA Places 2nd at Utah Southern Regional Competition

January 30, 2015 at 10:46 am

[Courtesy photo.] On Thursday, January 22, the Maple Mountain DECA club attended the Utah Southern Regional Competition. Our DECA club performed very well and took second...

People »

Elzi Nielsen is MMHS Prep of the Week

Elzi Nielsen is MMHS Prep of the Week

January 27, 2015 at 10:57 am

by Dave Boyack. Elzi Nielsen has recently been honored as the Maple Mountain High School “Prep of the Week.” Elzi has been a big reason why the lady Eagles basketball...

Out and About »

What are you doing New Year’s eve?

What are you doing New Year’s eve?

December 30, 2014 at 9:05 pm

As 2014 draws to a close and 2015 ushers in, there are many different ways to celebrate. The adventurous may want to take a trip up north for Salt Lake’s 2015 EVE celebration....

Columns »

Springville, Mapleton, and Spanish Fork real estate: A comparison

Springville, Mapleton, and Spanish Fork real estate: A comparison

January 16, 2015 at 11:53 am

by Chris Hash, Maple Mountain Real Estate. The sister communities of Springville, Mapleton, and Spanish Fork, Utah share many things. School boundaries that overlap the cities...

  • Gumballs and food storage
    Gumballs and food storage

    by Chris Hash. When my son was about four, he started eyeing the gumball machines at the grocery store with great...

    December 22, 2014 at 10:11 pm
  • At this time of year
    At this time of year

    by Chris Hash. At this time of year, I sometimes wonder if, in the midst of all the holiday grandeur – Mormon...

    December 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm
  • Looking through the chain link fence
    Looking through the chain link fence

    by Chris Hash. As I rode my bike by the reservoir in south Mapleton this morning, I looked up and saw that the...

    September 18, 2014 at 11:46 am

Chronological Posts

Maple Mountain DECA Places 2nd at Utah Southern Regional Competition

Maple Mountain DECA Places 2nd at Utah Southern Regional Competition

[Courtesy photo.] On Thursday, January 22, the Maple Mountain DECA club attended the Utah Southern Regional Competition. Our DECA club performed very well and took second place! The following students place in region: Duncan Beutler & Hailey Andrew, 2nd place in Buying and Merchandising Carlos Urbina & Anya Nielson, 1st place in Buying and Merchandising Heather Tautkus & Ashtyn Swenson, […]

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Mapleton adopts long-range strategic plan

Mapleton adopts long-range strategic plan

by Mayor Bryan Wall. Many cities in Utah County and across the state have adopted strategic long-range economic development plans. Such plans allow for the creation of policies that will lead to improved economic revenues. On January 6th, the Mapleton City Council adopted a resolution approving a strategic plan establishing a vision and philosophy for our city. The approved strategic plan […]

Read more ›
Maple Mountain wrestling wins Great Basin Grapple tournament

Maple Mountain wrestling wins Great Basin Grapple tournament

[Courtesy photo.] The Maple Mountain High School wrestling team recently won the Great Basin Grapple tournament. Tanner Cox, Taylor LaMont, Brandyn Van Tassell, Ryan Hansen, Cameron Killian, and Johnny O’Hearon all went undefeated in all nine matches. The wrestling team’s overall record since the school opened is now 192-18.

Read more ›
Sierra Bonita 3rd grade spelling bee winners

Sierra Bonita 3rd grade spelling bee winners

Congratulations to the following Sierra Bonita students for winning the 3rd Grade Spelling Bee: 1st Place – Kadence Smith 2nd Place – Parker Thomas 3rd Place – Christian Grotegut HONORABLE MENTIONS: Joshua Jackson, Emma Langford, Hayden Gale, Ryker Dirkmaat, Kaleb Chidester, Natalie Nelson, Madison Smith. We are so proud of all of you. Job well done students!

Read more ›
Elzi Nielsen is MMHS Prep of the Week

Elzi Nielsen is MMHS Prep of the Week

by Dave Boyack. Elzi Nielsen has recently been honored as the Maple Mountain High School “Prep of the Week.” Elzi has been a big reason why the lady Eagles basketball have won several big games recently with her scoring, rebounding, and overall team play. Also, as an outstanding student, Elzi is the type of student athlete who makes us all […]

Read more ›
Nebo to hold public hearing on school boundaries

Nebo to hold public hearing on school boundaries

The Nebo School District Board of Education will hold a public hearing regarding changes to school boundaries on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Nebo School District Offices, 350 South Main, Spanish Fork. All of Mapleton’s elementary schools – Hobble Creek, Mapleton, Sierra Bonita, and Maple Ridge (opening fall 2015) are under consideration to be affected by boundary changes, […]

Read more ›
Three Nebo School Board members sworn in

Three Nebo School Board members sworn in

Three Nebo School Board members were recently sworn in to serve second four-year terms on the Board. Shannon Acor ran unopposed in the Springville area. She will serve as Board Member on the Nebo School Board of Education for a second four-year term. Rick Ainge won his seat in the Salem area that includes portions of Payson and Spanish Fork. […]

Read more ›
Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week, 1-23-15

Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week, 1-23-15

Hobble Creek Elementary’s STUDENTS OF THE WEEK on Friday, January 23, 2015 are Anya Gulley, Harrison White, Sadie Nelson, Kaitlyn Curis, Jocelyn Merrell, Emma Snapp, Sam Little, Haven Smith, Ethan McCulloch, Sampson McCausland, Porter Shelley, Megan Smith, Coral McKell, Samantha Brady, Madelynn Smith, Adam Curtis, Brooklyn Asbell, Lauren Watson, Zachary Johnson, Annabeth Templeman, Joseph Asay, and Calvin Merrell.

Read more ›
Maple Mountain Ellevés sweep Rocky Mountain competition

Maple Mountain Ellevés sweep Rocky Mountain competition

by Molly Brenchley. The MMHS Ellevés competed at the Rocky Mountain Drill Team Invitational Competition at Corner Canyon High School on January 10, 2015. They placed 1st in Hip Hop, 1st in Military, 1st in Dance, and 1st in Kick. There were seven 4A schools competing at the competition. The Ellevés also received the Overall 4A Trophy for having the […]

Read more ›
Maple Mountain boys’ basketball wins over Springville, 60-50

Maple Mountain boys’ basketball wins over Springville, 60-50

[Maple Mountain Boys Basketball team. File photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports] The Maple Mountain Varsity boys’ basketball team scored a big win over arch-rival Springville on Tuesday, January 20, coming out on top 60-50. Box Scores: MAPLE MOUNTAIN (60): Durrant 4, Anderson 20, Johnson 1, Griffin 2, Dixon 5, Hall 14, Poulsen 14. Totals 18 17-23 60. SPRINGVILLE (50): Slack […]

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