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Mandatory Meeting For YHS Summer School

OAKHURST – Yosemite High School (YHS) Assistant Principal Diane Adney sent out news regarding the school’s summer schedule. “We will be offering English in grades 9 through 11, World History, U.S. History, Algebra 1 or Applied Algebra,” Mrs. Adney said. “Summer school this year will be an independent study format, where teachers and students set up appointment times for the ...

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Caldwell Receives Rotary Honor

OAKHURST – Yosemite High School graduating senior Jacob Caldwell was presented with the Student of the Month Award by Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary, Caldwell received the award on Tuesday, June 3 in Oakhurst. Pictured here, from left to right, are Sunrise Rotary President Susan Macaulay, Jacob Caldwell, and his theater arts teacher Lars Thorson, who is chair of the Fine ...

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Vans Custom Culture At YHS

Submitted by Quinceia McBean OAKHURST – Artists employ many forms of canvas, and in the case of some students, their canvas is pair of popular kicks. Yosemite High School was selected to compete in a nationwide shoe design contest sponsored by Van sneakers.

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YHS Water Goes Pure

Submitted by Evan Morton and Narayan Black OAKHURST – Got water? Students at Yosemite High School are starting a legacy of pure H20, and their classmates may have noticed a new addition to Ansel Adams Hall recently, in the form of a brand new Brita Water Hydration Station. Students and teachers will now be able to refill their water bottles ...

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Teacher Takes Water Program To MIT

OAKHURST – Yosemite High School (YHS) teacher and coach Rusty Oetinger has been selected to attend a prestigious week-long science festival through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). EurekaFest is a multi-day celebration designed to empower a legacy of inventors through activities that inspire youth, honor role models, and encourage creativity and problem solving. Oetinger will join three other teachers ...

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Minarets Youth Football Registration

COARSEGOLD – Young athletes who missed the first round of registrations last week need not worry, since Minarets Youth Football (MYF) is holding a second registration for the upcoming football season. MYF will be fielding three teams in the 2014 season: Pee Wees, Juniors and Seniors. The cost for registration is $110 and includes Spirit Pack items such as t-shirt, ...

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Trust The Intention For Positive Education

Written by Chawanakee Unified School District Superintendent Bob Nelson NORTH FORK – I got into the education business because I really like teaching. A lot. There is absolutely nothing like seeing a light come on in the eyes of a child, when you help them connect what they already understand to some new piece of information that you have shared ...

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Minarets Team Plans Bingo For A Cure For Carma

O’NEALS – Three senior students from Minarets High School are hosting a special event on Saturday, Mar. 29, from 12 – 3 p.m. It’s Bingo for a Cure, and proceeds will go toward the Relay for Life team the girls have created to honor a local three-year-old living with a brain stem tumor. Admission to Bingo for a Cure is ...

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Spring Valley School Hosts Tinker Fair

O’NEALS – “Come Tinker With Us,” reads the invitation to the community from Spring Valley School, where all are invited to join in a family-friendly showcase of invention, resourcefulness and creativity. The 1st annual Tinker Fair takes place on campus from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 22. The idea behind the experience is that students will show ...

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