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Free Mobile App Makes High School Navigation Fun and Easy

OAKHURST – A Freshman student at Yosemite High School (YHS) has created a free mobile application that gives Android users – and soon others – a new way to get essential school information quickly and easily. Ahwahnee resident Garrett White, 14, designed the new application for YHS students, staff and parents. “I started working on this app at the beginning ...

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Minarets Key Club Members Decorate Floats For 2013 Rose Parade

O’NEALS – Key Club members from Minarets High School left town in the wee early hours of the morning on Sunday, Dec. 30, and made their way south to Pasadena, California. What was their mission? These 9 young leaders were off to decorate floats for the renowned Tournament of Roses Parade. Float decorating Key Club members include Hayden Righter, Michaela ...

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Veterans Bring History To Life For Minarets Film Makers

O’NEALS – When a Black Hawk helicopter touched down on the broad expanse of lawn at Minarets High School on Tuesday, Nov. 13, it was just the beginning of a day set aside to honor our veterans. More than 20 veterans volunteered to come to the school and tell their stories, sharing real-life experience with students who have been learning ...

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Spring Valley School Receives First 5 Grant

O’NEALS – Spring Valley School is the recipient of a $2,500 grant to cover much-needed supplies for the school’s transitional kindergarten (TK) and kindergarten, awarded by First 5 of Madera County. TK was created by a California law, passed in 2010, called the Kindergarten Readiness Act. TK offers children with birthdays between September and December a developmentally appropriate curriculum in ...

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Minarets FFA Students Bring Home National Honors

O’NEALS – Six students returned home to Minarets High School as National Champions, after reaping top honors at the prestigious Future Farmers of America (FFA) competition in parliamentary law and procedure, Parli Pro, held over three days in Indianapolis, Indiana. During the FFA Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Event (CDE), teams conduct a mock chapter meeting to show their knowledge of ...

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Minarets Filmmakers Learn History From Those Who Served

Written by Daniel Ching O’NEALS — The time has come to celebrate our veterans once again. This year Minarets High School will be hosting the 2nd Annual Veterans Day Dinner in the Minarets Gym. Last year was extremely successful in honoring our veterans and bringing the amazing stories of our veterans to life by having students interview the veterans on ...

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