Category: Schools

Nebo State Champion athletes recognized

Nebo State Champion athletes recognized

by Lana Hiskey. The following students and teams were recognized at the Nebo School Board for being Spring 2016 State Champions. Maple Mountain High Sschool State Champion Boys Soccer 2015-16 Coaches: Mike Klauck, Jeff Lewis, Shaun Bagley, Kristen Mortensen, Corey Norman Players: Spencer Young, Connor Lunt, Jacob Scott, Hunter Flinders, Thomas Bastian, Tanner Dayton, Lucas Norman, Josh Aram, Dawson Beautler, […]

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MMHS Boys’ Soccer takes USHAA 4A State Championship

MMHS Boys’ Soccer takes USHAA 4A State Championship

[photo: Jeff Porcaro, MapleMountainSports.com]. The Maple Mountain High School Boys’ Soccer team won the 4A State Championship on Thursday, May 26, 2016, after an intense game against Orem with a final score of 1-0. See the Daily Herald article here.    

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MMHS Softball is second in State

MMHS Softball is second in State

[photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports]. The Maple Mountain girls’ softball team placed second in 4A State competition after a tough loss to reigning champion Spanish Fork, 5-2, on Thursday, May 26. Read the Daily Herald article here.

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MMHS athletes excel at State meet

MMHS athletes excel at State meet

[Girls Medley Team, 1st place finish. Courtesy photo, via Facebook]. Maple Mountain athletes posted some great performances at the State track meet this weekend as the boys’ team finished in 6th place with 37 points, and the girls’ team finished in 7th place with 40 points. Top performers for the Eagles were standout Elli Eastmond, who finished first in the 800 […]

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Utah tech companies team with local schools

Utah tech companies team with local schools

Utah’s tech industry is helping educate Utah students and expand access to computer science learning. In one project, more than 225 fourth, fifth and sixth grade students at Maple Ridge Elementary School have engaged in Code.org’s plugged and unplugged curriculum, administered by volunteers from InsideSales.com. “This program has really made a difference for our students,” said Sara Matis, principal at […]

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Lady Golden Eagles softball advances in 4A State playoffs

Lady Golden Eagles softball advances in 4A State playoffs

[photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports]. The Lady Golden Eagles softball team has advanced in 4A State playoff action after defeating Alta 19-1 on May 19, 2016. See more here.

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MMHS Boys Soccer advances to semifinals

MMHS Boys Soccer advances to semifinals

[photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports]. The Maple Mountain High School boys’ soccer team has advanced to semifinal play after a hard-fought victory over Alta High School, 1-0. Daily Herald Article

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Long-time educator Carol Day to retire

Long-time educator Carol Day to retire

by Chris Hash. After 29 years, Mapleton educator Carol Day is set to graduate from elementary school. Twenty three of those 29 years have been spent in Nebo School District, most recently at Mapleton and Hobble Creek Elementary schools. It’s safe to say that hundreds of local children have benefited from her efforts. And on Wednesday, May 18, many of […]

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Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants to Schools in May

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants to Schools in May

by Lana Hiskey. The Nebo Education Foundation board met on May 3, 2016, to discuss the many grants and needs across the district. This Foundation Board functions through generous donations made by individuals and businesses as well as fundraisers where all the money goes to educate students in Nebo School District. Maple Ridge Elementary receives grant Mapleton Junior High receives […]

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Aidan Dayton named Gatorade Utah State Soccer Player of the Year

Aidan Dayton named Gatorade Utah State Soccer Player of the Year

Maple Mountain soccer player Aidan Dayton has been named Gatorade Utah State Boys’ Soccer Player of the Year. “Dayton is smart and creative in his offense,” said Shane Ferrin, head coach at Spanish Fork High. “He’s intuitive on defense and he brings his entire team up with his significant effort and positive attitude.” The 5’11” junior plays defender and midfielder […]

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J. Lynn Jones Receives the Stevan J. Kukic Special Education Administrator of the Year

J. Lynn Jones Receives the Stevan J. Kukic Special Education Administrator of the Year

by Lana Hiskey. J. Lynn Jones, Nebo School District’s Special Education and Federal Program Director, is the recipient of the Stevan J. Kukic Special Education Administrator of the Year by the Utah Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children. The Utah Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children is a professional organization focused on advancing the welfare and education of […]

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Nebo School District holds Captain’s Academy

Nebo School District holds Captain’s Academy

by Lana Hiskey. On April 21, 2016, Nebo School District held its third quarterly Captain’s Academy Spring Session on leadership and sportsmanship. The Captain’s Academy is held three times a year. Held in the boardroom at Nebo School District, the academy included Captains from each spring sport: baseball, softball, boys’ and girls’ track and field, boys’ soccer, girls’ golf, and […]

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MMHS Welding Fix It Saturday is May 7

MMHS Welding Fix It Saturday is May 7

by Jared Massic. The Maple Mountain High School SkillsUSA club needs your help to send its Welding Fabrication Team and its Chapter Display Team back to Louisville, KY for the National Competition! On April 1st, we took first place at the State level and were invited to compete with the top competitors in the country. To help with this cost, […]

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MMHS Dance Co Concert is Friday, April 29th

MMHS Dance Co Concert is Friday, April 29th

The Maple Mountain Fine Arts department proudly presents this year’s Dance Company Concert “Legacy” on Friday, April 29, at 7:00 pm in the Maple Mountain High School auditorium.Admission is $6 per person, $20 per family.

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MMHS Skills USA

MMHS Skills USA

by Jared Massic. Maple Mountain’s SkillUSA competitors had a big night at the state competition April 1. The medalists are: Haydon Cooper took 3rd in welding sculpture. Soren Peterson took 3rd in photography. Mahal Kauwe took 3rd in first aid/CPR. Rachel Brown took 2nd in first aid/CPR. Chase Farrer, Brian Mckell, & Austin Wagstaff won 1st place in their chapter […]

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MMHS Science Olympiad team takes first place at State

MMHS Science Olympiad team takes first place at State

by Kyle Miller. The Maple Mountain Science Olympiad team placed first overall in State competition, for the second year in a row. The kids worked super hard (most of them were new to this), so this is quite the accomplishment! Science Olympiad is a catch-all competition that includes events in science, math, technology, engineering, and even music and technical writing […]

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Makayla Cazier, MMHS Prep of the Week

Makayla Cazier, MMHS Prep of the Week

Sophomore Makayla Cazier is our Maple Moutain High School Prep of the Week for her outstanding performance at the UHSAA State Swim meet this past week. Makayla was named as the UHSAA swimmer of the year in 4A after taking home two individual gold medals in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle competitions at the state swim meet while setting a […]

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Local girls’ basketball: Rivals on the court, friends off the court

Local girls’ basketball: Rivals on the court, friends off the court

[photo: Dave Boyack]. The Maple Mountain, Springville, and Spanish Fork girls’ basketball teams may be fierce rivals on the court. But off the court, they are friends. And evidence of that friendship was shown recently, when the Springville and Spanish Fork girls gathered to show support for injured Maple Mountain player Liz Eaton. Maple Mountain Coach Cory Green expressed his […]

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Eileen Quintana, Nebo Native American Program Manager, Receives Prestigious Award

Eileen Quintana, Nebo Native American Program Manager, Receives Prestigious Award

by Lana Hiskey. Eileen Quintana, the program manager of the Nebo Title VII Education Program in Nebo School District, was selected as one of Utah’s American Graduate Champions by Utah Education Network (UEN). Connecting education to culture can be key in helping Native American students succeed. Through homework labs and summer camps for students in Nebo School district, Eileen Quintana brings […]

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Maple Mountain girls prevail over Springville, 49-39

Maple Mountain girls prevail over Springville, 49-39

[photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports]. The Maple Mountain High School girls’ Varsity basketball team prevailed over Springville, 49-39, in play at Maple Mountain on January 22, 2015. The Lady Golden Eagles are currently #1 in the Daily Herald girls’ basketball rankings, with four wins and one loss.

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