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Minarets Mustang Football Update

By Ruth Biedermann —  O’NEALS — The stands on both sides of the football field at Minarets High School filled up with people and excitement. People were cheering for both YHS and Minarets football teams. With the varsity football game ending in the scores of Minarets with 10 to Yosemite with 38, varsity player and senior Christian Varner gave his opinion ...

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Fabulous First Graders Enjoy Their Exercise

OAKHURST — Our fabulous first graders at Oakhurst Elementary School know the importance of getting enough exercise every week. Each Friday our “firsties” migrate over to OCI to walk on the track. In addition, they have learned that each time they walk around the track — it is a quarter mile. Walking, running, or jogging with friends makes it so much ...

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Oak Creek Intermediate Leadership Team Beautifies Campus

By OCI Correspondents — OAKHUST — The Oak Creek Intermediate Leadership Class planted some new shrubs in the front of the school. Our leadership team is helping the school with everyday tasks including recycling, fun noontime activities, and gardening. We planted the shrubs in front of the school because we wanted to provide a warm welcome to all of the ...

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YUSD Board Meeting And Superintendent Search

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District’s Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting tonight, Sept. 10, at Rivergold Elementary School. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m., and the Agenda included in this article. Rivergold is located at 31800 Road 400 in Coarsegold. Yosemite Unified School District is comprised of Coarsegold Elementary, Rivergold Elementary, Yosemite High School, and an Educational ...

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YHS Girls And Boys Water Polo Pick Up Key Wins

By YHS Correspondent —  OAKHURST — Yosemite High School girls water polo got an exciting win at Golden Valley High School in Merced on Aug. 24. After a strong first half by the Lady Badgers, Golden Valley clawed its way back into the game, trailing only 8-6 at the end of the third period. As the fourth period began Yosemite’s ...

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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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