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Veterans Tell Their Stories To Minarets Students

O’NEALS – For the third time in as many years the Sophomore Honors History Class at Minarets High School honored local veterans with a dinner and a day of personal interviews, learning from the life experience of those who serve. The special Veterans Day Dinner Project, held this year on Nov. 12, was the brainchild of then World and U.S. ...

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Minarets Film Project Documents Veterans

O’NEALS – Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11 and most schools are closed in honor of the holiday. The next day, on Tuesday, Nov. 12, all veterans are invited to Minarets High School as students host their third annual Veterans Celebration and dinner at 6 p.m. in the gym. Dinner will be preceeded by recorded interviews with veterans throughout the ...

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Change And The Myths Of Learning: Minarets

Submitted by Michael Niehoff, Principal of Minarets Charter and Minarets International High School With expressions like “School to Work,” “Career Ready,” and others, it seems like education is focused more than ever on getting students ready for the world of work. However, hasn’t this always been one of the foundational goals? Yes, there were others such as citizenship, democratic participation, ...

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Leading Is Teaching: Minarets

Schools and students have been active participants in communities since they first began. School is a place in which most families are connected and a place that represents the future of the community in which they are located. So the idea of schools teaching community service is nothing new in the education world. However, using technology to approach real world ...

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Register Now For Minarets Car Show

O’NEALS — Minarets High School is getting ready to start their engines for the Second Annual Minarets Car Show on Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show is an octane-fueled fundraising effort for about 20 Minarets students who will travel to Greece and Italy in June of 2014. Admission to the event is free to the public.

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Minarets High Honors One Of Their Own

Written by Don Grove O’NEALS – Joe Lee graduated from Minarets High in the spring of 2013. He then joined the U.S. Marine Corps and graduated from boot camp on Friday, Sept. 6. He is currently home on leave until he reports to Camp Pendleton in Southern California for additional training.

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Joe Lee Honored at Minarets High School

O’NEALS – Joe Lee graduated from Minarets High this spring. He then joined the U.S. Marine Corps and graduated from boot camp on Friday, Sept. 6. He is currently home on leave until he reports to Camp Pendleton in Southern California for additional training.

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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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