MJHS MathTeam back again!

Submitted by nathan.mohler on Thu, 11/10/2022 - 08:42

The MJHS MathTeam and Mr. Peterson’s Sec. Math 2 Honors class competed in the annual AMC 10 competition on November 10th.  MJHS had 37 competitors for the 75 minute, 25 question contest.  Kudos to all the participants.  Next up for the MathTeam is the Nebo District Math Competition, scheduled for early December, where MJHS will attempt to defend last year’s title.  GO MUSTANG MATHLETES!

MJHS: Writers Club Update

Submitted by nathan.mohler on Wed, 11/02/2022 - 09:07

Today, Chris Crowe, author of, Mississippi Trial: 1955 and Death Coming Up the Hill came to talk with the writers club about his work and shared a simple revising activity. 

Ms. Heaton, the club's advisor, has other authors lined up this school year. A few are Emily Inouye- Huey, author of Beneath the Wide Silk Sky and Grant Snider, author of The Shape of Ideas


Students learn about Indigenous Americans

Submitted by nathan.mohler on Fri, 10/28/2022 - 13:36

On Friday, the Nebo School District Title VI Office of Indian Education came to speak to Mrs. Rowley's, Mr. Cosgrove's, and Mr. Garcia's US History classes. Analysa Allison and Natalie Billie shared how Indigenous Americans dressed historically and contemporarily, and they told us about Powwows. Shoshana Begay taught us about Navajo storytelling, the Honeeshgish (or fire poker), and how to do an Indigenous American round dance.