MMHS Eagle HighFLIGHTS: 4-17-17
*MMHS Science Department: Adam Syndergaard and Jessica Pratt represented Maple Mountain with high
honors at Utah's State Science Fair March 28, 2017.
Jessica Pratt took 1st Place in the Earth & Environmental Science category with her project, Analysis of Heavy
Metal Deposits from American Fork Reservoir. Jessica won 4 special awards for her project: American
Meteorological Society Award, Association for Women Geoscientists Award, NASA Earth System Science
Award, and U.S. Metric Association for ethics best use of (SI) Metric System Award. Jessica was selected as 1
of 2 students to compete at International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, Environment Project
(ISWEEEP) competition with an all-expense paid trip to Houston, Texas May 3-8, 2017.
Adam Syndergaard took 1st Place in the Physics, Astronomy, & Mathematics category with his
project, Micropattern Gas Electron Multiplier. Adam won a U.S. Navy/U.S. Marine Corps Award and an
$80,000 Scholarship to Westminster College. Adam was selected as 1 of 4 students to compete at Intel
International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) with an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles, California May
14-19, 2017. –Mrs. Ritchie
*MMHS Welding: Our seniors crushed it at the welding competition in Logan yesterday. There were over 100
students from all over, even Idaho and Wyoming.
All 5 of ours placed in the top 20.
Tosh Davis - 17th
McCade Lee -11th missed 10th by 1 point.
Jace Baird - 8th
Tyler Christmas - 4th
Ben Warnick - 2nd
If you have these students, tell them congrats. They represented our District and School very well. They only
announced the top 10. We were the only school to have 3 students announced. Thanks-- Mr. Massic
*MMHS Science Olympiad: We're kind of excited over here in science land. These kids pulled it off again
and won state for the third year in a row. Some of them left before the awards ceremony because of prom, so
not everyone from the team is in the picture, but if you get a chance, let these kids know how awesome they
are - they've really worked hard this year. Nationals is next month in Ohio, May 19-20 plus or minus a day or
two depending on airfare. –Mr. Miller
Here were the high scoring individual events:
Astronomy – FIRST PLACE, Delaney Rose & Logan Marks
Chemistry Lab – FIFTH PLACE, Michaela McCown & Sierra Jensen
Disease Detectives – SECOND PLACE, Michaela McCown & Kaden Call
Dynamic Planet – SECOND PLACE, Bruce Gill & Delaney Rose
Electric Vehicle – FOURTH PLACE, Adam Syndergaard, Josh Green & Ryan Smith
Game On – FIRST PLACE, Michaela McCown & Joey DelaCruz
Helicopters – FIFTH PLACE, Adam Syndergaard & Anne Dallon
Hovercraft – FOURTH PLACE, Philip Richey & Adam Syndergaard
Hydrogeology – THIRD PLACE, Joey DelaCruz & Bruce Gill
Materials Science – FOURTH PLACE, Heidyn von Bose & Josh Green
Optics – THIRD PLACE, Gideon Hale & Philip Richey
Remote Sensing – SECOND PLACE, Sierra Jensen & Michaela McCown
Robot Arm – FIRST PLACE, Heidyn von Bose & Josh Green
Rocks and Minerals – FIRST PLACE, Delaney Rose & Joey DelaCruz
Towers – SECOND PLACE, Bruce Gill & Heidyn von Bose
Wind Power – FIRST PLACE, Philip Richey & Anne Dallon
Write it Do it – SECOND PLACE, Julie Carlson & Sierra Jensen
*MMHS FCCLA: Right before spring break, FCCLA attended State Competition. There were over 800
competitors- our Golden Eagles definitely represented! Besides the individual awards for each student, our
school also took home several chapter awards. And Cheyenne Davies was awarded a $1,000 scholarship!
-Cheyenne Davies- Silver & 2nd in state & NATIONALS
-Emily Bates & Hannah Taylor- Bronze
-Hillary Hirst: Silver & 1st in state & NATIONALS
-Emily Eggleston & Katie Funk- Gold & 2nd in state & NATIONALS
-Shaylie Daybell & Megan Griffits- Gold & 3rd in state
-Gabby Hubbard & Kiana Barker- Silver
-Troy Goodin & Levi Harmer- Silver
-Chloe Engler: Gold & 3rd in State & won wool
*MMHS Football Scholarship: We want to congratulate Maple Mountain Football player, Garred
Blanthorn, who received a prestigious scholarship from the Utah Chapter of the National Football
Foundation. He and only 13 other players in the state have received this award. The scholarship criteria
is based on 40% athletic accomplishments, 40% academic achievements, 20% community service. Way to
SENIOR ALL-NIGHT PARTY CHAPERONES NEEDED!!! If you are a parent of a senior student at Maple
Mountain High School and would like to volunteer to chaperone a few hours at the All Night Party
on May 25 between 11 pm-5am please contact [email protected] to schedule a shift. Thank you
for being willing to help make this event a success!
Senior Graduation Timeline
Remember to report ALL scholarship awards to Mrs. Raine in the Counseling Center for a candy bar bonus!
Cap & Gown are required to participate in graduation exercises
Questions or late orders Contact Jostens at 800-239-6482 or [email protected]
April 11 Graduation Assembly
April 14 Graduation list posted *This list will be updated weekly on Fridays
April 28 *All make up and outside credit must be received.
*Honors and High Honors will be calculated – any 3rd term or earlier NG’s must be cleared for
*Pathways recognition applications due
*Pay $5 in the Finance Office for all Honor cords.
May 1 MEGA Detention
May 5 All NC’s, and NG’s, must be cleared in order to participate in Graduation Exercises
May 10 Senior Awards Assembly 9:00 a.m. - Best Dress - Parents of Seniors are invited
May 12 All fines and fees must be paid
May 15,16 Textbook check in
May 18 Senior check out begins
May 19 Senior check out continues
Last day of school for Seniors
Pick up Cap & Gown - Library beginning at lunch
Yearbook Party – Cafeteria 6-9 p.m.
Senior Sunset Party (Seniors only)
May 23 *1:00 p.m. Graduation practice at UVU Events Center
This practice is MANDATORY – transportation will be provided if necessary
May 24 Talent Assembly
May 25 Graduation 10:00 a.m. @ Events Center at UVU *arrive by 9:00 a.m.
Goodbye Dance 8-10:30 p.m.
Senior All-Night Party 11p.m. – 5:00 a.m.
*MMHS FCCLA: Juniors and Sophomores- Interested in making a difference next year? Apply to join our
MMHS FCCLA officer team! Applications are available from Mrs. Knotts and are due on Friday, April 28th.
Officer interviews will be held the first week of May. Don't miss out on a chance for the best leadership
experience you can get!
*Nebo District Student Dress and Grooming Policy: With the warm weather upon us and that time of year
when everyone wants to wear their fun summer clothing, we would like to remind our students (and parents) of
the district’s dress and grooming policy, as listed below. We appreciate your support in adhering to this policy!
Student Dress and Grooming (Student Handbook Pg 48):
3. SPECIFIC STANDARDS:
3.1 Students shall comply with the following dress and grooming standards at school and at
school activities or events:
3.1.1 Clothing will be modest, neat, clean, and in good repair. Modesty includes covering
shoulders, midriff, back, underwear, and cleavage.
3.1.2 Inappropriately short, tight, or revealing shorts, skirts, dresses, tank tops, halter or crop
tops, and spaghetti strap tops are prohibited. Skirts, dresses, and shorts must be at least mid-thigh
length when the student is sitting.
Students who do not adhere to this policy will be asked to call home and make arrangements with a parent or
guardian to have a change of clothing brought to the school. We appreciate your support and cooperation as
we try our best to enforce this policy.
*MMHS Volleyball Player & Parent Meeting TODAY: MMHS Volleyball has a player and parent meeting for
next year’s team today at 7pm in the MMHS main gym, for anyone interested in playing volleyball next year.
*Especially for Athletes Fundraiser: Especially for Athletes (E4A) is sponsoring a penny fundraiser
drive to benefit Tabitha's Way. We are asking anyone associated with the Maple Mountain family to
donate your saved pennies by bringing them to the main office. This event will run for the next 4 or 5
weeks. A generous supporter of our school will match our donation. Thank you for your support!!
*MMHS Sports Information: Get the latest up-to-date information on MMHS sports (pictures, highlights,
scores, schedules, etc.), by going to this link address: www.mmhsgoldeneagles.com Go Golden Eagles!!!
*MMHS Girls’ Soccer: There will be a Girls' Soccer Try-out Meeting on Monday, April 24th from
8:30-9:30pm in the MMHS auxiliary gym. Students interested in trying out please be sure to attend
this important meeting. If you have questions, please e-mail Coach Lewis at
*Especially for Athletes: May 6th is the Especially for Athletes Spring Summit 2017 being held at
Park City High School. Additional information needed, please e-mail our Athletic Director, Dave
Boyack at: [email protected]