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Night Of Riches: Senior Scholarship Awards Total $135,650

By Casper Nelson — O’NEALS — As the countdown continued toward graduation, Minarets seniors were graciously awarded $135,650 in scholarships during Senior Scholarship Night last month. 36 recipients earned scholarships from organizations in our local community. It was night filled with glee as each senior was awarded and recognized for hard work over their high school career by receiving financial ...

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Students See ‘Government Is Made Of Real People’

By Lauren Childers — O’NEALS — Our very own State Assemblyman Frank Bigelow took a day off from his job at the State Capitol in Sacramento recently to visit Minarets High School’s class of 2019 seniors and give them advice as they advance following graduation. The purpose of the Assemblyman’s visit was to inform the senior class about how government ...

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Local Student Awarded National Honor Society Scholarship

By Minarets Press Staff — O’NEALS — Minarets High School senior Kaitlynn Linderholm is one of 575 semifinalists receiving a National Honor Society (NHS) scholarship. Linderholm was chosen from more than 11,000 applicants and will receive a $3,200 scholarship toward higher education. For nearly 100 years, NHS members have been making a difference in their schools and communities. The current ...

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Strength And Pride In The Marine Corps

By Jordan Tuttle — O’NEALS — Nothing makes our school happier than seeing students succeed in achieving their goals. Seeing kids heading out to the college of their dreams makes both the teachers and students very proud. While college is great, one of the most selfless things someone can do is to join one of the branches of the military ...

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Minarets Baseball: Ready For The Challenge

By Colby Jobinger — O’Neals — Playoff baseball is in full swing at Minarets High School. On Wednesday, May 15, the semifinal game between the Minarets Mustangs and the Caruthers Blue Raiders was a high intensity matchup. Both teams’ starting pitchers pitched extremely well and the stakes were high going into the later innings. During the third inning Senior Chris ...

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Minarets FFA: State Champs, Finals And Private Disneyland

By Colby Jobinger and Jordan Tuttle O’NEALS — In order to grow their leadership skills and wrap up their year, Minarets FFA members traveled to the State FFA Leadership Conference. Members attended sessions where they heard the inspirational retiring addresses of FFA State Officers, along with speeches from Alex Sheen, creator of Because I Said I Would, a ‘social movement ...

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Third Annual Military Appreciation Baseball Game

O’NEALS — Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is a process, working together is a success. This sentiment is common in both baseball and in the military. Minarets Varsity Baseball player and junior Aaron Hall put on his annual Military Appreciation Baseball Game on Friday, Apr. 27 during the home game against Caruthers. Sophomore TJ Garner and junior Tylor ...

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Coming Soon: Minarets Spring Ag Day

By Jazmin Alba and Ally Martin O’NEALS — The sun is out, the flowers are blooming, and Ag is booming! Keeping up with one of Minarets most popular days of the year, Spring Ag Day will be held on Wednesday, May 2 at Minarets — on the soccer fields, all day long. Minarets has invited many local elementary school students to come and ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Say Hello To Tammy

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is Tammy. “Hi, I’m Tammy and my foster mama says I am one lucky girl. A kind soul bailed me out of Fresno SPCA after the date was being set for euthanasia. “I am a happy and healthy girl who is ready for a new start to ...

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Sierra News Online Visits Minarets Press

O’NEALS — It’s one thing to learn about journalism, but it’s another to learn it from a professional. On Wednesday, Dec. 20, Minarets Press was visited by Kellie Flanagan, the Managing Editor from Sierra News Online. During her visit we ​​discussed our previous articles that have been published on their website and she gave us feedback. Ms. Flanagan also gave ...

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