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August 2014

3-D Design

Submitted by andrea.pond on Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:09
Mr. Hobbs

MJHS students recently completed class projects for the 3-D Design class. The projects were designed and constructed by the students, using the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude as their inspiration.  

Visit the following website to learn more about Wrapped 3-D Design

What great work and effort by our students here at Mapleton Junior High School.  

Two Days of Educated Entertainment

Submitted by andrea.pond on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:22
by Lana Hiskey

Over one-hundred students from all of Nebo School District’s junior high schools participate in the two-day Nebo Shakespeare Academy. This fun-filled summer event features ice-breaker games, theatre motion, voice technique, acting competitions, food, and FUN! 

Mapleton Junior High School was full of excitement and energy as students learned the value of good collaboration and healthy competition. 

Guest speakers, Jan Shelton Hunsaker and Andy Hunsaker, not only entertained but taught award-winning theatre characteristics. Their Top Ten Tips of Shakespeare Acting enchanted the junior high actors. Both guests were educated and trained at SUU’s Shakespeare Festival. The Hunsaker’s enormous theatre programs have taken many first place awards at competitions such as the Shakespeare Acting Competition, the Tuachan School for the Performing Arts, and the Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts. The Hunsakers are both teaching in Nebo School District at Spanish Fork High School.  

This Nebo School District Shakespeare Academy is in its fourth year, and the Nebo District junior high teachers stated, “We have the most supportive school board and administrators across the state, whom support our desires to give our students this amazing experience.”

Nebo School District junior high school theatre teachers and Shakespeare coaches include:  Kara Poulsen, Diamond Fork; Kristina Holley, Spanish Fork; Rock Hatch White, Mt. Nebo; Nichole Clement, Mapleton and Springville; David Antablian, Payson; DeAnna Ashworth and Catherine Lyon, Salem.


School Community Council Election

Submitted by jeffrey.nelson on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 13:55


School Community Council Elections

Notification Reminder

Who:  All parents or guardians of students attending MJHS are eligible to vote                          

            for council members (one vote per person).   

When:  Monday, August 18th – Monday August 25th    

Where:  Main Office at MJHS

Time:  Regular school hours (7:30am-3:30pm)


Parents will check-in with the secretary in the front office and receive a ballot.  From the ballot, you will select four names then place your ballot in the ballot box.  We encourage all parents to participate in the selection process.


The following individuals have expressed interest in being candidates for the four seats that are available on this year’s Community Council:

Amberly Beck

Jeremy Browne

Jeanine Lewis

Kaylyn Reed

Amy Porter

Vicki Jacobson

*If you are interested in becoming a candidate you may still do so by e-mailing you name to Jeff Nelson (  The deadline for submitting your name is Friday, August 15th by 12:00pm.

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