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Mustang Message 12/16/19

Submitted by nick.sheffer on Wed, 12/18/2019 - 11:57
Attributions: 
Mr. Whitney

Mustang Message 12/16/19

Dear Students and Parents,

 

Reminder - End of Second Term

Did you realize there are only six school days left in this term after Christmas Break?  Please check with teachers to get any missing work gathered, completed and turned in. The holiday break provides extra time if needed, to make up school work that could help raise a grade. Take advantage of the opportunity!

 

Way to Go Mustangs! - MJHS Annual Fundraiser Was a Great Success

Congratulations to our awesome students - together we raised almost $3000 that will now go toward several different causes. First, it will be used to fund our Sub for Santa project - Gifts and goodies are purchased for local kids so they can have a Christmas that they might not have had otherwise. Second, the funds are used to purchase blankets and activities packs for kids at the hospital - Thank you for your amazing support of this MJHS holiday tradition! 

 

MMHS Baseball

For all interested in playing baseball next spring, at Maple Mountain there will be an information meeting 

Tuesday, December 17th @ 4:00 p.m. in Coach Miner's room. (C107)

 

Upcoming Events at MJHS

Dec. 17 - Theatre 1 Performance 7:00 p.m.

Dec. 18 - Girls Basketball vs Uintah @ Home 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 21 - Jan. 1 Christmas Break - No school

Jan 2 - School Resumes

Jan 2 - High Honors Meeting - during flex

Jan 6 - Girls/Boys B-Ball Mapleton @ Mt. Nebo 3:30 p.m.

 

We encourage parents and students to LIKE us and FOLLOW us on our MJHS Facebook and Twitter. Remember - To see the complete calendar and other important announcements visit the official MJHS webpage at: http://mjhs.nebo.edu/

Mustang Message 12/9/19

Submitted by nick.sheffer on Tue, 12/10/2019 - 08:39
Attributions: 
Mr. Whitney

Mustang Message 12/9/19

Dear Students and Parents,

 

Thanks Awesome PTO

MJHS has some amazing volunteers!  We want to thank the PTO and the wonderful parents that helped to feed our teachers and staff last week on a long day of Student Led Conferences Thursday, December 5th.  The teachers and staff enjoyed a delicious and filling meal and we want to thank all of those involved in making that happen.

 

Just TWO weeks until the Holidays - Let’s get those grades up

Remember our goal of having all grades Cs and above before the holidays - If you have any grade below a C please get with your teachers and visit with them about any work that needs to be turned in or re-done in order to show that you have learned the material at a higher level to bring your grades up! 

 

Come Be a Substitute Teacher at MJHS!

Parents: If you are willing to help us, we do have a real need for substitute teachers. So far this year, we have had many sub requests go unfilled. We are asking for local patrons of MJHS to help fill in. So that you are aware, subs are able to choose the location(s) where they are willing to sub - meaning if you only want to sub for MJHS you can. You are also able to choose your days of availability, with no minimum commitment per month when arranged by MJHS with Kelly Services. If you are willing to apply to be a substitute teacher, please visit the Utah Kelly Educational Staffing webpage at http://www.kesutah.appone.com or call our awesome secretary, Theresa Carey here at MJHS to get more information about helping us out as a substitute teacher.

 

Upcoming Events at MJHS

Dec. 10 - Winter Orchestra Concert @ MMHS 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Dec. 11 - Wrestling Mapleton @ Diamond Fork 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Dec. 11 - Theatre 2 Performance 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Dec. 11 - Theatre 3 Performance 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Dec. 12 - Winter Band Concert 7:00 p.m.

Dec. 13 - Concert and Bella Voice Choirs @ University Mall 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Dec. 16 - Stand4Kind Assembly 8:30 a.m.

Dec. 16 - Girls/Boys B-Ball Diamond Fork @ Mapleton 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 16 - Winter Song Concert: 7:00 p.m. & 7:45 p.m.

Dec. 17 - Theatre 1 Performance 7:00 p.m.

Dec. 18 - Girls Basketball vs Uintah @ 3:30 p.m.

 

We encourage parents and students to LIKE us and FOLLOW us on our MJHS Facebook and Twitter. Remember - To see the complete calendar and other important announcements visit the official MJHS webpage at: http://mjhs.nebo.edu/

Holiday Shopping can Help Nebo Schools!

Submitted by nick.sheffer on Tue, 11/26/2019 - 08:50
Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Did you know that when you shop for the holidays at  

smile.amazon.com/ch/87-0546418, AmazonSmile donates to Nebo Education Foundation?   
One hundred percent of these monies fund teacher grants to help supplement equipment and supplies for students. 
Thank you for supporting the Nebo Education Foundation by shopping at smile.amazon.com instead of just Amazon.

Mustang Message 11/25/19

Submitted by nick.sheffer on Tue, 11/26/2019 - 08:45
Attributions: 
Mr. Whitney

Mustang Message 11/25/19

Dear Students and Parents,

 

Upcoming Parent/Teacher Conferences 

P/T Conferences will be held next week on Thursday, December 5th, from 3:30 – 8:00 p.m.  This is a great time to visit with teachers and discuss how your student is doing in class. All teachers will be in the gym - As you come in, please stop at the front office to pick up a copy of your student's midterm grade report from the counselors.  

 

MJHS Annual Charitable Fundraiser

Giving is not just about making a donation, it’s about making a difference. Starting next Monday, December 2nd and continuing through Friday, December 13th we will be accepting donations for this year's fundraiser. Fundraiser proceeds will go to Sub for Santa as well as Blankets and activities packs for kids at the hospital. Every day throughout the fundraiser we will randomly draw students who have donated at least $5 to get prizes.

 

Utah State Math Contest

Every year, students in grades 7-12 have an opportunity to participate in the Utah State Math Contest.  This year, the contest is being held at USU Eastern on March 4, 2020. We would like to put together a math team to participate. If you are interested in participating, please come to room 204 on Thursday, December 5th during Flex. For more information visit with Mr. Peterson.

 

C’s B’s and A’s Before the Holidays

Mid-Term is tomorrow and then the Thanksgiving Holiday is upon us - be sure to get your make-up work done and use Flex time wisely. The goal is to have all C’s B’s and A’s before the Holidays! - Remember, you can earn cash prizes if all of your grades are C or above - Here’s how it will work... Every Friday we will randomly select six students (two per grade level) we will look up their grades and if they have only C’s and above they will win five dollars. If the student we looked up has a deficient grade the prize rolls over to the next Friday and a student could win ten dollars. So, get caught up and stay caught up because this contest will continue every Friday until Christmas. - Good Luck!

 

MMHS Softball Camp

MMHS Softball will be holding a camp for students between the ages 10-14 (4th to 8th grade) on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9am - 4pm.  The registration fee - $40.00. Please register at www.mmsoftball.blogspot.com.  Flyers are available in the front office for more information.

 

Upcoming Events at MJHS

Nov. 26 - Mid Term

Nov. 27 - 29  Thanksgiving Break - No School

Dec. 2-13 Annual School Fundraiser - Bring your donations!

Dec. 2 - Boys/Girls B-Ball Payson @ Mapleton 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 4 - Wrestling Spanish Fork @ Mapleton 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 5 - High Honors Meeting During Flex - room 116

Dec. 5 - Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30-8:00 p.m.

Dec. 5 - Boys/Girls B-Ball Mapleton @ Springville 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 7 - Make It With Wool Extravaganza

 

We encourage parents and students to LIKE us and FOLLOW us on our MJHS Facebook and Twitter. Remember - To see the complete calendar and other important announcements visit the official MJHS webpage at: http://mjhs.nebo.edu/

Winter Sports Captains

Submitted by nick.sheffer on Thu, 11/21/2019 - 17:22
Attributions: 
Travis Moss

Conner Murphy, Kaylie Tracy and Ammon Curtis recently went to the Winter Captain's Academy where they had the chance to represent MJHS and learn about leadership and sportsmanship.  Each has distinguished themselves as a leader in their respective sports of boy's basketball, girl's basketball and wrestling.  We are proud of their commitment to sportsmanship and we look forward to a great season of winter sports here at MJHS! 

National Poison Prevention Video Contest!

Submitted by nick.sheffer on Thu, 11/21/2019 - 07:54
Attributions: 
Brooke Toller

Attached is a flyer for a national video contest for K-12 grades that the Utah County Health Department is helping to promote and we would love for your students to have the chance to participate. Entries are due mid-January and the winning videos will be promoted during National Poison Prevention Week, which is in March. Here is the link to the video contest. There are different levels of awards, but the grand prize is $500 and a trip to Washington DC. It would be great for kids/teens in our county to be represented nationally for the contest.

Mustang Message 11/11/19

Submitted by nick.sheffer on Tue, 11/12/2019 - 08:42
Attributions: 
Mr. Whitney

Mustang Message 11/11/19

Dear Students and Parents,

 

Thank You Veterans!

MJHS wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to all those who have contributed so much to the freedom of this nation and our community by serving in our armed forces. We sincerely honor and appreciate your service!

 

You Are Invited to Try-Out for the Spring Musical - Annie

This year, MJHS will be presenting "Annie" for the spring musical!  Auditions will be held November 18th and 19th, and 20th after school. Performances will be March 5th, 6th, 7th and 9th.. Swing by Miss Cook's room (302) to pick up an audition packet and sign up for an audition time!

 

Join Us for an Encore Parent/Student Presentation TONIGHT at MMHS

All Nebo School District parents and students are invited to attend a special presentation tonight, November 11th in the Maple Mountain High School Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. It is entitled Progress not Perfection and will be presented by Dr. Christy Kane Ph.D., CMHC. It is the same presentation that was offered in October at Springville High. Attendees will learn key solutions to help teens navigate “life in progress” and other information that is intended to strengthen families and kids. The presentation discusses the difficulties teens face in today’s complex social media world as they sort through the journey of progress versus perfection. Click here to see the flyer - http://mjhs.nebo.edu/news/join-us-encore-parentstudent-presentation-mmhs

 

Valley Visioning Survey - Please Read This Important Information

You have the unique opportunity to weigh in on the future of our community, while also earning funds for our school. This fall, Envision Utah is helping Utah Valley residents and stakeholders create a vision for the future as we add nearly 1 million people to our population over the next 50 years. This effort – called Valley Visioning – has culminated into the Valley Visioning survey, Click here for the link: https://www.valleyvisioningsurvey.org/ 

This survey gives Utah Valley residents the chance to weigh in on growth-related issues important to our future. It will serve as the foundation for a vision with specific strategies which will help ensure Utah Valley remains a great place to call home, now and in the future.

The survey is also a good chance for us to get support for our school. Please take the survey and type in our school’s name at the end. For every survey completed by a parent, teacher, or student 13 years or older, Ancestry and Adobe (in partnership with Envision Utah) have agreed to donate $1.50 to our school. This is a great opportunity for each of us to share our voices to define our future. Please take the survey and share it with your friends, family, and everyone you know! 

 

Upcoming Events at MJHS

Nov 11 - 9th Grade Boys B-Ball Try-Outs Begin - Gym 3:00 p.m.

Nov 12 - 9th Grade Girls B-Ball Try-Outs Begin - Gym 3:00 p.m. 

Nov. 13 - Wrestling @ Springville 3:30 p.m.

Nov. 20 - Wrestling @ Salem 3:30 p.m.

 

We encourage parents and students to LIKE us and FOLLOW us on our MJHS Facebook and Twitter. Remember - To see the complete calendar and other important announcements visit the official MJHS webpage at: http://mjhs.nebo.edu/

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