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What A Difference Three Months Can Make

OAKHURST — In a regular meeting of its Board of Trustees on Thursday, June 14, Yosemite Unified School District certified a balanced budget for the next three consecutive school years, through 2020. Proposed 2018/2019 budget. “The adopted budget is a $2.1 million reversal from the negative budget and fiscal oversight imposed in March 2018,” says Interim Superintendent Mike Berg. “Yosemite Unified ...

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Stellar Season For Mustang Baseball

O’NEALS — Well, that completes one stellar season for the Minarets Mustangs baseball program. After a 23-5 regular season record, led by pitchers Aaron Hall and Matt Painter and the clutch hitting from EG Walden, Aaron Hall, and Tylor Painter, the Mustangs headed into playoffs with a bye Rank #1 for Division 5 in the Valley. The Pitching Leaders had ...

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Making A Mustang With Evana Holevas

By Mary Uribe and Maisy Fronteras — O’NEALS — Minarets High School opened its doors 10 years ago, and senior Evana Holevas decided that for her Senior Legacy Project (SLE), she would make a mosaic of a mustang that would include pictures from last 10 years of the school. She got the idea over the summer and started working on the ...

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North Fork Students Present “The Lion King” Musical

NORTH FORK – The students at North Fork School are busy rehearsing for their presentation of “The Lion King,” a musical directed by Jenny Prescott. The community is invited to attend the play on Tuesday, June 5, at 7 p.m. in Kennedy Hall. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Homemade desserts, snacks and drinks will be available for purchase by ...

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Memorial Day “Run To Remember” Benefits Local Youth

AHWAHNEE — The Eastern Madera County Bar Association will hold the first annual “Run to Remember” event honoring Memorial Day, on Monday, May 28, with proceeds benefiting select Yosemite High School activities. The one-mile run/walk and 5k run start and end at the Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park, as the race meanders along the park’s dirt trails, providing beautiful views of the ...

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Minarets FFA Attends 90th Annual State Convention

By Dilan Basila and Michael Rezendes —  O’NEALS — “Get on your feet for your 2017-2018 California State Officers!” At the the 90th Annual California State FFA Convention held earlier this month in Anaheim, members had the opportunity to witness the first ever California State Leadership Conference. Minarets FFA brought 31 students, merely a fraction of the over 7,500 members and ...

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Vision Academy Summer Arts Camp

OAKHURST — This year, Vision Academy of the Arts Summer Camps presents Better Than Ever! The Rally! as the first in their three-week series of creative and affordable summer programs for youth starting Monday, June 18. The trio of camps are designed to stand alone or as a group, taking place at Oakhurst Elementary School where participants break into different ...

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Strong Finish For Minarets Track And Field

By Joshua Arroz — O’NEALS — The Minarets Track Team raced to the finish line earlier this month at the Track and Field Event hosted at Fowler High School. This was the last event of the season for the Mustangs and the team included freshmen Cameron Johnson, Benjamyn Bradley, Noah McLaughlin, Ariana Lusk, Kaitlynn McDonald, Alice Cummings, sophomore Nick Roland, ...

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Yosemite High Boys Tennis Team Wins CIF

OAKHURST — Congratulations to Yosemite High School boys tennis team, who recently won the North Sequoia League for the fourth year in a row, while not losing a single match. Then, they went on to the CIF Central Section playoffs and came out victorious after a thrilling final against Lemoore that the Badgers won in an incredible comeback. Thanks for ...

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Ongoing Computer And English Classes

MOUNTAIN AREA — A number of opportunities are available locally for adults seeking to further their education, through Yosemite Adult School. English as a Second Language classes are offered on Tuesdays in Oakhurst and on Thursdays in Coarsegold, and a computer class is offered in Wednesdays in Oakhurst. On Tuesday nights they offer English as a Second Language classes in ...

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