Author Chris Crowe visits MJHS

Attributions: 
Melissa Heaton

Chris Crowe--author of Mississippi Trial, 1955--came to Mapleton Jr. High yesterday. All 8th graders are reading Crowe's book this term, and they were intrigued by Crowe's presentation of the process he went through to write and the historical facts mentioned in his book.

Student of the Month - February

Attributions: 
Andrea Pond

Mapleton Jr. High School is pleased to announce the February 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 pizza party to celebrate this fantastic accomplishment. The students of the month for October are (listed by academic area):

CTE - Maren Murphy, Olivia Rose, Noah Yoder

English - Sami Roundy, Sarah Estes, Kelsi Guanuna

Foreign Language - Garrett Haynie, Dylan Mitchell, Jacob Scutt

Health - Jaycie Peterson, Shaun Comsa

Life Skills - Jenny Hernandez, Charlie Todd, Nick Jones

Math - Steven Jeffery, Philip Richey

PE - Sydney Jenkins, Macy Doolin

Science - Timothy Barton, Corby Hendron, Kylie Beutler

Social Studies - Allie Ray, Gavin Brooke, Ethan Nelson

Spring Art Salon Winners

Attributions: 
Andrea Pond
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The students had a chance to vote for the entries in the Spring Art Salon held by the PTO.  The art has been displayed here at school and the winners were announced yesterday.  We appreciate the students that entered and supported the PTO in this contest.  View the slideshow to see photos of the winning artists. 

 

                              1st                                        2nd                           Student Choice

Drawing               Lauren Whiting                 Parker Gasser                    Kate Kroger

Sewing                 Sidney Ligett                    Abigail Griffin                    Emme Smith

Photography        Daniel Malzl                     Samara Lessley                  Dylan Wright

Painting               Jacob Scutt                       Sierra Herlevi                     Jacob Scutt

3D Art                 Emily Jacobson                  Alma Garcia                      Mikenna Powell

Woodworking      Mark Payne                        Matthew Graves                Alex Yoder

                                                                                                             Micheal Eifert

                                                                                                             Cameron Green

PTO Choice                        Judge’s Honorable Mention

Emma Hansen                   Jacob Ward

 

Yearbook Survey

Attributions: 
Jessica Low

Students - Please take time to fill out this survey for our yearbook.  The survery will have a dedicated page in the yearbook with the results.  It will be fun to see the results of the students at MJHS!

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants January 2015 - Jodi Partridge

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

“The grant money will be used to order CPR manikins.  The manikins will provide students hands-on experience to practice the steps and techniques for administering CPR.  This will help students understand what it feels like to give compressions and breaths in real life. This practice will increase students’ chances of remembering how to administer CPR correctly and effectively in emergency situations.  I’m grateful for Nebo Foundations for providing this grant and helping my students to save lives!” exclaimed Jodi Partridge, health teacher at Mapleton Junior.

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants February 2015 - Sherrie Dunford

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Sherrie Dunford, guitar teacher at Mapleton Junior, said, “To have music stands that belong to the new guitar program at Mapleton Jr. High is such a great advantage for us.  This program in its fledgling year last year drew four rather smallish classes of students who wished to learn the guitar.  This year the classes are more than twice as large and are progressing nicely.  Having our own stands means not having to drag stands from other music rooms or having two classes need them at the same time. It will save us time by being able to have stands set up in our classroom each day and being able to quickly put them away at the end of the day.  Not only that, but the new stands will be light weight and much easier to handle.  It also gives the guitar students a feeling of ownership in the music programs.  Thank you Nebo Foundation for seeing our need and helping us meet it.  We are so excited to get the new stands.”

District Boys Basketball Championship

Attributions: 
Andrea Pond

Congratulations to MJHS boys basketball team.  They placed 2nd in the championship game Friday against Salem Junior High.  Way to go!

 

HOPE Squad

Attributions: 
Andrea Pond

Monday the HOPE Squad made Valentines to hand out to the student body throughout the week.  Happy Valentines MJHS!

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