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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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Yosemite Little League Registration

COARSEGOLD – Yosemite Little League (YLL) signups begin this Friday, Jan. 3, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Recreation Center in Yosemite Lakes Park. With an all new Board of Directors to kick off the season, some of the big news is that the League is trying out a new division especially for 13-year-olds. YLL is open to athletes ...

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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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