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A Lifetime Honor: Minarets National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to the Minarets Honor Society!

By Johanna Ziegler, Student Journalist MINARETS — Undergoing a meticulous selection process, eleven new members have been inducted into the Minarets National Honor Society. Recognized at a ceremony in front of parents, friends, and staff, these students had to complete a rigorous application and meet the ‘four pillars’ of the organization: Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. For those unfamiliar with ...

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Thanks to Coach Mike, PE at Oakhurst Elementary A Lot More Interesting

Third grade class at Oakhurst Elementary School

OAKHURST — Ever played Blob Tag, Cats in the Corner Tag, Four-Square, or raced through the American Ninja Warrior Junior course or the Eagle Agility Trail? Or maybe you’ve spent time hoola-hooping, jumping rope or racing on a scooter. Then there’s holiday favorites like Spiders and Flies, Witches Hat Tag or Poison Pumpkin Patch? From four-square to kick-ball tournament, the ...

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Raymond Knowles School 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Fisher House Foundation

Run for fun at Raymond Knowles School!

Raymond Knowles School is hosting a 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Fisher House Foundation. Kids 13 and under receive special pricing automatically during registration – only $10! Start Time: 9 a.m. Price: $20 Registration ends November 3, 2019 at 12:59 a.m. Age-based pricing for 5k Run/Walk REGISTRATION STARTING     REGISTRATION ENDING          AGE          ...

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Last Regular Home Game of the Season for Mustang Volleyball

Go Mustangs!

By Kaydence Holmes, student reporter for Minarets Press at Minarets High School Mustang Volleyball faced off against Stone Ridge Christian on Oct. 23 for their final home game of the season. While it was a bittersweet evening for both teams, it was especially emotional for the seniors since it was their last regular home game of the season and their ...

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New $25M Oakhurst Campus Still ‘On Track’ to Open in 2022

OAKHURST — A small billboard just off Highway 49 is actually a sign of something huge about to happen on a quiet hillside just up the road. Call it a sign of the times — the single-most expensive public project in Oakhurst’s history — the new Oakhurst Community College Center campus — will soon start transforming a patch of prime ...

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Minarets Student Builds Fully Adjustable Welding Booths

Senior Hunter Ahrens working on the welding booths.

MINARETS — The Minarets Ag Shop is now the proud owner of a new group of custom-made welding booths courtesy of a student at the school. Senior Hunter Ahrens is a four-year participant of the Ag Mechanics program and he has just completed a year and a half of work on something he’s very passionate about. Last year, mechanics teacher ...

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Minarets Glissaders Hike to Eagle Lake

Minarets Glissaders wa-a-a-y up on top of the mountain!

By Joseph Langley and Autumn Pecarovich MINARETS — Huffing and puffing, lugging all of their equipment, the Minarets Glissaders club triumphantly reached Eagle Lake on Friday, Oct. 4. The Glissaders conquered a 2,500-foot ascent in 3.6 miles, through a winding trail full of switchbacks, ending in a final rocky scramble. They stayed at the campsite for two nights, leaving the ...

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Minarets Volleyball Plays in Nike Tournament of Champions in AZ

Minarets Varsity Volleyball Team

By Katelynn Hough (student journalist at Minarets High School) MINARETS — The Minarets Varsity Volleyball team left on Oct. 2 for their five day trip to attend the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix, Arizona. The team was invited last Spring to attend the tournament and had been fundraising and preparing for eight months. The team left at 4 p.m. ...

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Four Legged Friends at the Foundry Coming to Clovis This Weekend

A letter from high school senior Riley Hardison.  This Saturday, Oct. 12th, we hope to see you at the Four Legged Friends at the Foundry event in Clovis! This event is my senior project as I am a senior at Yosemite High School. I work with the Animal Compassion Team and am putting on an adoption event at The Foundry ...

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Under The Scenes: Minarets Drama Takes on The Little Mermaid at Hillside Elementary

Minarets students rehearsing for The Little Mermaid.

By Colby Jobinger MINARETS — Grab your Dinglehoppers, thing-a-mabobs, and snarfblatts, because it’s time for the winter musical at Minarets. The Minarets drama program has proudly announced that they will be performing Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Dec. 5, 6, and 7, at Hillside Elementary. After a very extensive audition and callback process full of cold reads (acting out scenes with ...

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