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Math? We've Got An App For That

Submitted by Minarets High School O’NEALS – When freshmen walked into their Math classes at Minarets High School this year, it was clear that things were different. With Common Core State Standards being implemented statewide, the staff at Minarets decided to take advantage of the change in philosophy. Minarets, which prides itself on a 21st century approach, is tackling Math ...

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Minarets Art Teacher Receives $3K Grant

O’NEALS — Minarets art teacher Jillian Gamble was awarded an Adopt-a-Teacher grant by the Madera County Schools Foundation, the first of its kind. Granville Homes donated $3,000 to be used in Gamble’s art classes throughout the year. “Ms. Gamble will have the necessary funds to supplement her classes with essential tools and supplies to create art projects with numerous students ...

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Mustangs Youth Football Registration

COARSEGOLD – Time to round up the Mustangs, as Minarets Youth Football program sign-ups are scheduled for Saturday, July 27 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Hillside Supermarket. Hillside is located at 28420 Yosemite Springs Pkwy. Minarets Youth Football is a mountain area league that serves kids from age 8 through 8th grade and includes students from all school ...

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Watch Minarets Graduation Ceremony Online

O’NEALS – For anyone wishing to watch tonight’s graduation ceremonies at Minarets High School, but are unable to attend, you will be able to watch on live streaming video. The ceremonies will be available for viewing from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 6.

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Minarets Senior Excels In Speech Competition

O’NEALS – This past February, 17-year-old Breanna Cairns participated in the Lions Club Student Speaker Contest in North Fork. It was the first of five straight wins for the Minarets High School senior. Breanna become the first student from North Fork to advance past the 3rd level in the annual competition, and on June 1, she traveled to Torrance, Ca, ...

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Minarets News: Football, Volleyball, Prom and More

O’NEALS – Here’s what’s happening at Minarets High School in the coming weeks. You’ve heard of the ESPY awards – here are the “Mini’s.” Sports Awards Mustang enthusiasts will want to save the date of Thursday, May 16, for the first-ever Minarets Sports Awards, hereafter known as the “Minis.” Awards will be handed out for player, coach, team and fan ...

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Rock Out At Minarets On Friday

O’NEALS – Minarets High School musicians will be rocking the gym with the music of The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pink, Blue Oyster Cult, Green Day, Pink Floyd, James Brown, and Cream on Friday, Apr. 19 at 7 p.m. The Spring Rock Show, “Stangfest 2013,” will be presented by the Minarets High School Advanced Music Productions and Guitar II classes. ...

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Minarets Student Chosen As National Scholar

O’NEALS – Minarets student and North Fork resident Crystal Piotrowski has been selected to serve as a National Scholar at the 2013 National Young Leaders Conference (NYLC) in Washington D.C. this summer. She will join other outstanding high school students from across the United States as they take part in a unique leadership development conference in our nation’s capital. During ...

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Growing Up In The School System With ADHD

O’NEALS – Minarets High School student Daniel Hooker will be the first direct male descendant on his father’s side to graduate from high school in at least three generations. “They all struggled academically and dropped out before graduation,” says mom Patti of Daniel’s father’s side of the family. “We believe early intervention for Daniel, along with school and home support ...

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