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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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Minarets Mustangs Wild Wonderful Year

O’NEALS – According to one of the main tenets of the school’s philosophy, Minarets students “will possess 21st century workplaces skills: creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration.” That philosophy was in evidence throughout the academic year 2012-13 at Minarets High School and Minarets Charter School, particularly during the last weeks leading up to graduation, as students performed yeoman’s work together, ...

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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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