Chronological Posts

MMHS Performs “The Diary of Anne Frank”

MMHS Performs “The Diary of Anne Frank”

Maple Mountain High School gave its third and final performance of “The Diary of Anne Frank” on Monday, February 28. As the play unfolds, it shows the daily lives of those who hid in an  attic to escape the Nazis during WW II. Hidden by Miep (Heather Linde) and Mr. Kraler (Chad Flake), the group goes through ordinary experiences and emotions made extraordinary by […]

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School Boundary Change Discussions Continue

School Boundary Change Discussions Continue

Growth within Nebo School District is creating the need for a number of new schools, which also necessitates boundary changes. Area focus group committees are finalizing proposals to be presented to the Nebo School Board this week. The School Board will review these proposals and make final decisions relative to school boundaries. As a part of the process, Nebo School District […]

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MMHS Holds Booster Club Breakfast

MMHS Holds Booster Club Breakfast

The Maple Mountain High School Booster Club held a successful fund raising breakfast on Saturday, February 26. Over $2000 was raised to support extracurricular programs at MMHS. Coaches cooked pancakes, and parents served eggs, sausage, bacon, milk, and orange juice to a cafeteria full of MMHS students, parents, teachers, coaches, and supporters. Sponsors included Springville Meat and Albertsons Fresh Market. […]

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MMHS Boys Fall to Bountiful, 51-71

MMHS Boys Fall to Bountiful, 51-71

The Maple Mountain Boys basketball team fell to Bountiful 51-71 in a 4A play-in game in Bountiful today. Lead by four seniors, Bountiful pulled ahead in the first quarter 19-10. Maple Mountain outscored Bountiful in the second quarter, but Bountiful had an 18-0 streak in the second half to win decisively. Another factor in the win was Bountiful’s 81% shooting from the […]

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MMHS Girls Drop Close Game to Mountain Crest, 46-49

The Lady Golden Eagles dropped a close decision to Mountain Crest in State basketball playoffs on Friday, February 25. The final score was 46-49. Jessica Benson was Maple Mountain’s leading scorer, with 24 points, including two 3-pointers – one with just over 3 minutes left in the game, that put the Golden Eagles ahead by three points. Teammate Sadie Williams […]

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Hobble Creek Wax Museum

Hobble Creek Wax Museum

Hobble Creek Elementary held its annual wax museum on Friday, February 5. For this fun annual event, fifth grade students dress up as a famous person of their choice from a particular state. They also write, memorize, and deliver a few lines telling about the character they are portraying. Students performed throughout the day. Their hard work and creativity really […]

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MMHS Booster Club Breakfast Fundraiser

The Maple Mountain High School Booster Club will hold a breakfast fundraiser tomorrow, Saturday February 26th, from 8:30 – 10:00 am in the MMHS Cafeteria. Tickets are $5. All proceeds go to support extracurricular activities at MMHS. Come have a great breakfast and support the students of MMHS!

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MMHS Girls Win Olympus, 54-29

The Maple Mountain High School girls’ basketball team won decisively over Olympus in State playoffs Thursday, with a final score of 54-29. The game was close at the beginning, with Mapleton leading 15-14 at the end of the first quarter. But in the second quarter, Mapleton scored 14 points to Olympus’ 4 to pull away. They never looked back, dominating […]

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BYU’s Life, The Universe, and Everything

BYU’s Life, The Universe, and Everything

 by Kjirstin Youngberg. A record-breaking first day for the BYU-LTUE (Life, The Universe, and Everything) Sci-fi and Fantasy Writer’s Symposium happened on Thursday, February 17, 2011. Many aspiring writers of high school age, and some even younger, were in attendance. Volunteers for the event had to be turned away as organizers had more than they could use. Classes included such […]

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Tax Benefits of Home Ownership

Tax Benefits of Home Ownership

by Steve Hash. Despite all the grim news about the economy in general and the housing market in particular, the American dream still means owning your own home. Pride of ownership, family stability and long-term appreciation are common reasons for home purchase. As we approach tax season, homeowners can also reap the many tax benefits of home ownership. For example, […]

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MMHS to Perform “The Diary of Anne Frank”

MMHS to Perform “The Diary of Anne Frank”

The Maple Mountain High School Theatre Department is pleased to announce performances of “The Diary of Anne Frank” playing at7:00 pm on Friday, Saturday, and Monday (September 25, 26, and 28). Tickets are $5 for students and $6 for adults. “The Diary of Anne Frank” depicts the lives of a group of people who hid from the Nazis in an attic during the Holocaust for over […]

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MMHS Booster Club Breakfast this Saturday

MMHS Booster Club Breakfast this Saturday

The Maple Mountain Booster Club will hold a fundraising breakfast this Saturday, February 26, from 8:30 – 10:00 at the MMHS Cafeteria. All proceeds will be used to support extracurricular activities at MMHS. Tickets are only $5 per person, and will be available at the door. If you would like to help with the breakfast, contact Booster Club president Shari […]

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Mapleton Duo Has Four First-Place Finishes

Mapleton Duo Has Four First-Place Finishes

Mapleton duo Faith Taylor and Ben Hale garnered four first-place finishes in the Utah Dancesport Championships held at Thanksgiving Point recently. Faith and Ben placed first in the following ballroom dance competitions: * Latin—Rumba and Samba, junior high level and high school level * American Smooth—Foxtrot and Cha-Cha, junior high level and high school level The pair has been dancing together […]

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MMHS Girls Advance at State, 53-43

MMHS Girls Advance at State, 53-43

The Maple Mountain High School girls’ basketball team advanced in State playoffs, winning 53-43 over Westlake in an exciting overtime game. Westlake scored the first basket of the game and led 6-4 at the end of the first quarter. But in the second quarter, Maple Mountain gained momentum, forcing 5 turnovers and scoring 13 points  for a 19-9 lead at the half. The […]

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Half-Price Hamburger

Half-Price Hamburger

In the past few weeks, it seems that food prices have risen noticeably. Time to focus on learning more about nutritious, inexpensive food. Here’s an idea for extending cooked, crumbled hamburger, using a very inexpensive food: wheat. When wheat is cooked and seasoned properly, it can have a very savory, meaty taste. This savory wheat can be used to extend hamburger. […]

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Elder Lane Edmunds Returns Home

Elder Lane Edmunds Returns Home

Elder Lane Edmunds has returned from serving in the Peru, Trujillo Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Lane is the son of Leif and Sharell Edmunds. He will be attending BYU or BYU-Idaho for Spring term, and is going to study medicine.

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Nebo to Adopt Common Core Standards

Nebo to Adopt Common Core Standards

Nebo School District will adopt a Common Core educational standard and begin transitioning to it in the 2011-2012 school year. The Common Core standard is a state-led initiative developed by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). This educational standard was developed in collaboration with teachers, school administrators, and educational experts. […]

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Someday … When I’m Rich

Someday … When I’m Rich

It’s no secret that the recession has forced many of us to cut back. One day, feeling frustrated over the latest “can’t have that,” I decided I would start and keep a list of all the things I would do or buy “someday … when I’m rich.” I love flowers, so I added “have fresh flowers on my counter” to […]

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MMHS Boys’ BB 63, Springville 67

MMHS Boys’ BB 63, Springville 67

The Maple Mountain Golden Eagles Boys’ Basketball team dropped a close decision to rival Springville High on Wednesday, Feb 15. The final score was Springville 67, Mapleton 63.

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MMHS Girls BB 46, Springville 62

MMHS Girls BB 46, Springville 62

A young Maple Mountain High School girls’ basketball team played rival Springville High last night to a packed house. The game ended up Mapleton 46, Springville 62. The game was close in the first quarter, with a score of 10-12. But then the Lady Red Devils scored 21 points in the second quarter to begin pulling away.  The Eagles made […]

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