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Carols and Confections 2015

Carols and Confections 2015

Audience members were treated to some beautiful music and outstanding talent at Maple Mountain High School’s 7th annual Carols and Confections concert. This performance, which has become a much-loved community tradition, featured plenty of variety. There were gorgeous classical numbers, sung a capella and in Latin; light-hearted pop numbers; spirituals; and audience sing-a-longs with traditional Christmas carols. There were choral union […]

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Governor’s Committee surprises Nebo School District with award

Governor’s Committee surprises Nebo School District with award

By Lana Hiskey. The Governor’s committee for Employment of People with Disabilities surprised Nebo School District with recognition for being an exceptional example to promote awareness, advocate and empower people with disabilities. It states, “Your contributions have made your community a better place to live for all individuals.” The nomination reads: “I would like to nominate Nebo School District for […]

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Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 11-20-15

Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 11-20-15

Hobble Creek Elementary’s STUDENTS OF THE WEEK for Friday, November 20, 2015 are Aisa Inouye, Natalie Dean, Claire van der Horst, Ryder Roth, Haddie Dawe, Maurie Hartman, Andeline White, Rhett Fullmer, Luke Terry, Anna McMaster, Avery Sorenson, Lily Flake, Lindsay Barrett, Haven Smith, Carter Griffin, Nicole Cragun, Cole Hixson, Easton Swenson, Samantha Johnson, Nev Quackenbush, Jared McClellan, and Alyssa Walker.

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Nebo Education Foundation gives grants to Mapleton schools

Nebo Education Foundation gives grants to Mapleton schools

by Lana Hiskey.  The Nebo Education Foundation, which functions through generous donations made by individuals and businesses, has recently provided the following grants to Mapleton-area schools. Mapleton Elementary – Theresa Holthaus “We are thrilled with the grant we received today from the Nebo Education Foundation. The money will go towards purchasing eight more Chromebooks for our sixth-grade classes. Sixth-grade students […]

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Poinsettias now available for purchase from MMHS greenhouse

Poinsettias now available for purchase from MMHS greenhouse

Holiday poinsettia plants are now available for purchase from Maple Mountain High School’s greenhouse. These plants have been grown by Mrs. Gardner’s Floral & Greenhouse Management Classes. The cost is $8 per plant; $7 per plant when you purchase five or more; and $6 per plant when you purchase ten or more. The plants are still changing colors so if […]

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Three Elleves named to All-State Drill Team

Three Elleves named to All-State Drill Team

  Three members of the Maple Mountain High School Drill Team were named to the 4A All-State Drill Team: Madi Ellis, daughter of Christie Ellis and Thad Ellis; Makenna Ellis, daughter of Christie Ellis and Thad Ellis; and Emily Kessinger, daughter of Bryan and Jana Kessinger, were chosen to represent Maple Mountain at the 4A All-State Drill Team Auditions. There […]

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Six MMHS athletes sign with local colleges

Six MMHS athletes sign with local colleges

[Britney Lund. Photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports]. Six Maple Mountain High School athletes have signed letters of intent with local colleges. They are Britney Lund – Cross country and track at BYU Kade Poulsen – Baseball at UVU Tanner Cox – Wrestling at UVU Taylor LaMont – Wrestling at UVU Cameron Bates – Track at BYU Ellie Eastmond – […]

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Carols and Confections tickets now available

Carols and Confections tickets now available

Tickets for Maple Mountain High School’s annual Carols and Confections concert are now available. Carols and Confections will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at the MMHS Auditorium. This annual concert, presented by MMHS choral groups, is a favorite holiday tradition for many in Mapleton. Ticket price is $10, and tickets may be purchased at the MMHS finance office […]

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Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 11-6-15

Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 11-6-15

Hobble Creek Students of the Week on November 6 2015 are Gage Holiday, Mathew vander Horst, Annie Beuhler, Cassidy Southam, Corbin Gardner, Tatum Fish, Brock Bennett, Ellie Jensen, Audrey Thomas, Ethan Asay, Izabel Peterson, Eli Sweat, Mason Garrett, Madison Galbraith, Wyatt Smith, Savanah Butler, Alexis Christensen.

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Mapleton Junior High Students of the Month

Mapleton Junior High Students of the Month

Mapleton Jr. High School is pleased to announce the October 2015 Students of the Month. Each academic area selects one outstanding student per grade level to represent their department for student of the month. In order to be selected these students must show superior academic achievement along with exceptional citizenship. The MJHS students of the month were invited to a […]

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Maple Ridge students receive pumpkins from  Harward farms

Maple Ridge students receive pumpkins from Harward farms

On October 26th, Maple Ridge Elementary students each received a pumpkin domated from Harward Farms. Teachers were able to use these pumpkins to teach about agriculture and other math and reading concepts(i.e. find the average weight, circumference, number of seeds, etc.). Maple Ridge faculty and students would like to thank the Harward family for their generous donation to our school.

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Maple Mountain falls to Salem Hills in postseason play, 6-7

Maple Mountain falls to Salem Hills in postseason play, 6-7

[photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports]. The Maple Mountain Varsity football team fell to Salem Hills in postseason play, 6-7, on Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

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Maple Ridge students learn about opera

Maple Ridge students learn about opera

Maple Ridge Elementary students learned more about opera as members of the group Vocal Dimensions visited the school on October 20th. Vocal Dimensions performed from the students, and involved them in re-enacting the story of The Three Little Pigs. In the process, students learned about the different parts and vocabulary of an opera.

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MMHS Fundraiser is Friday, 10-23 and Saturday, 10-24

MMHS Fundraiser is Friday, 10-23 and Saturday, 10-24

Maple Mountain High School will a Choir/Orchestra/Drama NYC Tour FUNdraiser  on October 23 (1-7pm) & 24 (8am-2pm) in the South Commons of Maple Mountain High School. The fundraiser will consist of a huge yard sale, a bake sale, and entertainment. Come find great items, great buys, great food and entertainment to help our Choir, Orchestra and Drama students make their […]

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Mapleton Elementary Students of the Week 10-14-15

Mapleton Elementary Students of the Week 10-14-15

Mapleton Elementary spotlights a Student of the Week from each classroom. These students receive a certificate and prize from Principal Peery with the chance to be drawn out at the end of each month for a special activity with the principal. The focus for the month of October is “Respect”.  The students are selected by their teachers as they see […]

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Mapleton Elementary Student Council members

Mapleton Elementary Student Council members

Mapleton Elementary Student Council members for the 2015-2016 school year are  Audrey Weller, Maelee Crowshaw, Sydney Davis, Jackson Heaps, Chloe Cope, Ella Jackson, Jane Standifird, Taylar Parry, Kara Jensen, Joslynn Wheeler, Luke Roylance, Rachel Groberg, Mike Bennett, Matthew Warren, Isaac Northcutt, and Sean Persson.

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Maple Mountain crushes Payson, 38-7

Maple Mountain crushes Payson, 38-7

[Jeff Porcaro, MapleMountainSports.com. File photo.] The Maple Mountain Varsity Football team blew past Payson, 38-7, on Wednesday October 14, 2015, in play at home. Box Scores: [table]Team, Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4, T Maple Mountain, 10, 14, 14, 0, 28 Payson, 0, 0, 0, 7, 7 [/table]

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Maple Ridge Elementary has successful school carnival

Maple Ridge Elementary has successful school carnival

Maple Ridge Elementary held its first PTA fundraising Carnival on October 1, 2015.  Along with a book-themed basket auction, carnival games and food helped generate funding for the PTA. Students, teachers and parents helped with the organization and the games.  School principal Mrs. Matis donned some rain boots and a poncho, but this did little to protect her from the […]

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Mapleton Elementary Read-a-Thon

[Courtesy photo.] Mapleton Elementary recently held a very successful Read-a-Thon. Students were challenged to read 280 minutes each during the week. They were also promised that principal Julie Peery would kiss a pig  if they read over 1,000,000 minutes total during the week! Guess what happened? Yup, that’s right – Mrs. Peery puckered up for the pig! Students who accomplished their […]

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Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week

Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week

  Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week for October 9, 2015 are  Allie Briggs, Taylin Frandsen, Aaron Darby, Anneka Wilson, Jack Bench, Mary Finlayson, Olivia Laing, Kade Christensen, Peter Hagen, Ashley Hardy, Jayne Allen, Reagan Anderson, Ava Mabry, Kari Bataluna, Kendall Coleman, McKenzie Mortensen, Samantha Stepp, Ben Wheeler, Emma Nilsson, Megan Gehring, and Josh Morgan.

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