Faculty Spotlight: Ms. Cook

Submitted by nathan.mohler on Tue, 03/15/2022 - 08:51

Ms. Cook graduated from Wootton High School in Rockville, Maryland. She then received her  Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from BYU and a Masters in Applied Theatre from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. She now teaches drama!  One of her favorite treats is a Twix. She has three toothbrushes and they are pink, green and purple. Her favorite brand is Converse. She has a green pair that are her favorite. If she had one wish it would be that stage lights and microphones always work, no matter what!

Faculty Spotlight: Mr. King

Submitted by nathan.mohler on Fri, 03/11/2022 - 09:38

Mr. King graduated from Pleasant Grove High School. He then went to UVU and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Social Studies Education. He teaches History and Coaches our Basketball team. One of his favorite treats is Reese’s. If he could go back in time he would go to the 1940’s or 1950’s. His favorite band is Creedence Clearwater Revival. His favorite Disney Princess is Princess Leia. His favorite TV show is Seinfeld & anything Marvel or Star Wars. His favorite sport to play is Basketball. We are so glad Mr. King is here!

Faculty Spotlight: Mrs. Wallace

Submitted by nathan.mohler on Thu, 03/10/2022 - 08:51

Mrs. Wallace graduated high school from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma:  Gooooooo Tigers!!! She then received her Bachelors in Math Education at BYU and her Masters in Education at SUU. She is now teaching math to our 8th and 9th graders. One of her favorite treats is Reese’s. The style she wishes would never come back is HUGE hair sprayed bangs. Her favorite band is Mat Kearney. Her celebrity crush is Paul Walker (May he rest in Peace). Her favorite vacation is Cozumel, Mexico.  And her favorite TV show is Vampire Diaries.

Faculty Spotlight: Mr. Nelson

Submitted by nathan.mohler on Tue, 03/08/2022 - 09:05

Mr. Nelson graduated from Spanish Fork High School. He then received his Bachelors in Exercise Science and a minor in Biology, both were from UVU. He is currently getting his Masters Degree  in School Counseling. He is now teaching 8th and 9th grade science here at MJHS. One of his favorite treats is a Peanut M&Ms. The last song he listened to is “We don’t talk about Bruno.” The style he wishes would never come back are mullets but says he thinks that they are already back. His favorite brand is Nike.

Faculty Spotlight: Ms. Hammari

Submitted by nathan.mohler on Mon, 03/07/2022 - 08:47

Ms. Hammari graduated from Johansen High school and then got her Bachelor degree in Elementary Education from BYU and Masters degree in Education from SUU. She is currently teaching science. One of her favorite treats is a twix. She wears a size 2 ½ in shoes. Her celebrity crush is Daniel Lissing. Her favorite vacation would be to be somewhere in the mountains. Her favorite TV show is The Rookie and her favorite cookie flavor is a snickerdoodle. We love having Ms. Hammari here!  


Faculty Spotlight: Mr. Gillies

Submitted by nathan.mohler on Fri, 03/04/2022 - 08:55

Mr. Gillies graduated from He is now teaching Business and Computer classes here at MJHS. He also is a technology specialist and helps us keep everything technology related running smoothly. One of his favorite treats is Peanut M&M’s. He wears a size 11 shoe. The style he wishes would come back is anything from the Hippie Generation. He didn’t have a backpack in the 70’s, he would just use his locker. His favorite brand is Amazon, he says that online shopping is the best. His favorite vacation is anywhere with his wife and sons.

Faculty Spotlight: Ms. Cooper

Submitted by nathan.mohler on Thu, 03/03/2022 - 08:47

Diane Cooper graduated from Orem High School. She has her ADN from UVU and she has been a nurse for 29 years! One of her favorite treats is peanut M&M’s. Her toothbrush is pink. Her shoe size is an 8. Her favorite Disney Princess is Cinderella. Her favorite cookie is a snickerdoodle and her favorite sport to play is Pickleball.