April 2016

MJHS Yearbook 2015-2016

Attributions: 
Jessica Low

Yearbook Day is May 26th! On that day yearbooks will be passed out to everyone who bought a book on or before May 23rd.  (Yearbooks will be passed out and delivered to 6th period classes.) Everyone who has a book will be able to sign on that day and during the signing party on Friday, May 27.

 

Students who do not buy their books in advance can purchase any remaining books in the finance office on the last day of school. Late purchases will be first come first serve while supplies last.

Yearbooks can be purchased at the school finance office for $28. (If paying by check, make checks out to Mapleton Jr. High or MJHS.)

 

Not sure if you already ordered? Call the finance office (801) 489-2892.

 

Master Chef Winners

Attributions: 
Linda Woodfield

The Master Chef compitition was held last week.  All participants were amazing, but congratulations to all the winners!  

Katheryn Maltby, Kobie Canto, Malia Davis, Elizabeth Priego, Miah Gourdin, Cadence Holdaway, Kayleigh Brandon, Jaxon Harris, Alec Porter, Jasper Robinson, Quenton Mortimer, Brinley Murray, Ashlee Brown, Hailey Hassler, Haylee Myrup

 

9th Grade English Guest Speaker Lance Conrad

Attributions: 
Adam Chappell

In an effort to introduce our students to real-world writing, as well as spark an interest in new books and improving writing skills, the 9th grade English teachers invited published author Lance Conrad to spend the day speaking to the 9th grade students at MJHS.  Mr. Conrad told some personal stories that illustrated why stories and words are important to him.  He gave us a summary of each of his four books, and read from one of them.  He gave writing tips to the students, and had a Q&A session.  Because of his fun personality, he was able to excite many students and get them more interested in both reading and writing.  

Click here for book order form.

Students of the Month - April 2016

Attributions: 
Andrea Pond

Mapleton Jr. High School is pleased to announce the April 2016 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 April are (listed by academic area):

CTE: Madisen Pennington, Wade Alvey, Declan Anderson

English: Paige Jensen, Sarai Torres

Fine Arts: Max Lee, Fatima Morales, Parker Tanner

Foreign Language: Karissa Korth, Casey Jones, Brinnley Crane

Health: Macy Doolin, Meg Rockwood

Math: Julianna Matteis, Bailey Montague

Science: Kayla Mather, Rylee Anderson, Celeste Rose, Willard Bradshaw

Social Studies: Trevor Larsen

SafeUT Parent Letter

Attributions: 
Kirstin Hullinger

 

We are happy to announce the implementation of the SafeUT Crisis & Tipline Services. SafeUT is a new tool designed to provide confidential two-way communication with SafeUT crisis counselors or school staff through the SafeUT Mobile App or Web.

The SafeUT CrisisLine provides 24/7 crisis intervention and emotional support in any type of crisis.  Students can call the Crisis Line and speak directly to a crisis counselor or start a CrisisChat through the mobile app or web.

Students can also send non-crisis tips to school officials regarding topics such as bullying, cyberbullying, gang activity, drug & alcohol activity, and more.  All tips are completely anonymous.

SafeUT helps to provide students with a safe and secure school environment and it provides our school administration with the communication and management tools needed to help and mange on campus situations.

Students received training today during FLEX on how to use the SafeUT Crisis & Tipline Services.  The SafeUT Mobile App is available in the Apple and Google Play stores.  Search  “SafeUT”.

 

Ellizabeth Wheeler 2016 Award Winner

Attributions: 
Kirstin Hullinger

Congratulations to our very own Ellizabeth Wheeler who is a 2016 CUSF Award winner! Ellie competed against hundreds of students across the state of Utah and was selected as the 3rd Place winner in the Biochemistry and Chemistry category. She had an amazing project and did wonderful work. I would attempt to explain her work but I would not do it justice, SO please ask Ellie to explain her project when you see her as she is a real expert!

Central Utah STEM Fair (CUSF) is a regional science competition presented by the Brigham Young University David O. McKay School of Education and the BYU-Public School Partnership. It is their goal to excite students about science by providing a venue where they can present and share the lessons they have learned in their classrooms combined with their own interests and discoveries.

The fair is open to 5-12 grade students in the following school districts in Utah: Alpine, Jordan, Nebo, Provo, Wasatch. Students who attend charter or private schools within the boundaries of these school districts and home-schooled students within the Wasatch Home Educator's Network are also eligible to participate.

It is a real honor for Ellie to perform so well amidst so much talent. Way to go Ellie!!! Mapleton Junior High School is very proud of you and your accomplishment!

 

MMHS Student Body Officer Elections

Attributions: 
Gregg Smith

Attention students who will be attending MMHS next year.  You have the opportunity to elect your student body officers this Thursday starting at 7:00 am.  Use the following link at that time to have your voice heard:

Student Body Officer Election

(You will use your SIS username and password to gain access.)

Voting ends at 3:00 pm, so don't delay. 

Red Ribbon Week Assembly

Attributions: 
Holly Tippetts

This year, MJHS reignited their Service Learning class. Both 8th and 9th grade students registered in the class have had opportunities to serve the school and community. For example, the class joined the Miss America Pageant and Shoes 4 Love to run a school-wide shoe drive, collecting a total of 2,714 pairs of shoes. To help the school increase anti-drug awareness, Service Learning hosted a Red Ribbon Week. This included a culminating assembly with a visit from Utah County's Deputy Sean Carter and his amazing partner Havoc. Havoc is a trained drug and attack dog that helps fight crime using his powerful sense of smell. MJHS students were also treated to performances from Miss Nebo and Miss Springville/Mapleton. If you will be in 8th or 9th grade for the 2016-2017 school year and would like to serve your school and community, register for Service Learning. It's a single semester class that gives students the opportunity to creatively apply their leadership and resources to great causes. Plus, it's fun!