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Yosemite High School Water Polo Kicks Off 2018 Season

By YHS Correspondent — OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School boys and girls water polo teams are finally back in the pool. Hazardous air quality caused by smoke from the Ferguson Fire cost the teams more than two weeks of practice at the YHS pool, forcing them  to improvise. During the fire, the teams held dry-land practices in the YHS ...

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Teaching-Related Jobs For Local College Students

MOUNTAIN AREA — California Teaching Fellows Foundation (CTFF) has immediate openings and is now hiring college students to work in K-12 youth programs. The job positions available are part time and offer competitive wages. Becoming a Teaching Fellow is a one of a kind experience that allows college students to share their passions and inspire youth in before and after ...

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See History Through The Eyes Of A Child

MARIPOSA — Have you ever told a child about something from the past and watched as their eyes lit up with wonder and excitement? It’s a feeling hard to describe, and one anyone can experience. The Mariposa Museum and History Center invites members of the community to become volunteer tour guides for their upcoming 5th grade field trips; no experience is ...

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District Partners With Sheriff For School Resource Deputy

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) announced they are partnering with the Madera County Sheriff’s Office on a grant opportunity that will bring more support to local students. Thanks to funding made available through the Proposition 56 Tobacco Law Enforcement Grant, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office is providing YUSD with a full-time School Resource Deputy (SRD) for the 2018-2019 ...

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Reaching Students And Teaching Students: YUSD Update

OAKHURST — With students back in school, we caught up to Mike Berg, Interim Superintendent of Yosemite Unified School District, who made a point of stopping into every classroom in his district to touch base. He says good things are happening at all of their schools, including Yosemite High School, Coarsegold Elementary, Rivergold Elementary, an Educational Options program, and Adult School: enrollment ...

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Local School Postpones Opening Due To Teacher Shortage

YOSEMITE — When schools around the area open their doors this week, one local favorite will not be among them. Set in Yosemite National Park, Yosemite-Wawona Elementary Charter School offers a multi-age classroom for transitional kindergarten through eighth grade students, with project-based curriculum designed to foster curiosity and life-long learning. The public charter school is tuition-free. Yosemite-Wawona students receive a unique education, ...

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Oakhurst CHP Offers Free Driving Classes For Teens

OAKHURST – As many are aware, there has been a heartbreaking uptick in the number of fatal accidents on our roadways of late. The Oakhurst CHP continues to keep pushing forward to correct unsafe driving. Not only have they been increasing their enforcement activity, but they want to encourage teens who are about to take their driving test to take ...

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District Will Offer Child Care Before And After School

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) is planning to open child care programs at each of the elementary campuses and adjacent to the high school for enrolled students and employees’ children beginning this fall, the Interim Superintendent’s office announced today. District Administration has posted a survey on the district webpage, as well as hard copy surveys, at each school ...

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Shoes For Kids At Hillside Baptist

NORTH FORK — As kids and their families prepare for a new school year, Hillside Baptist Church says their annual tradition of free shoes, socks, haircuts and lunch continues for local children. On Saturday, Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon, local children will be provided with new shoes and new socks at no charge. By collecting donations, the church ...

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School District Trustee Continues Statewide Collaboration

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District board member Monika Moulin has once again been named to a select statewide group formed by the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE).  Last year, Moulin was one of a group of hand-picked individuals in the education arena who were selected to serve as members of the California Content Library review teams, and has ...

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