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Hot Wasuma Nights Saturday

AHWAHNEE – The people who make up the Wasuma PTA have put together a fundraiser for the whole family. It’s Hot Wasuma Nights, scheduled for this Saturday, Aug. 22 at Wasuma Elementary School, located at 45109 Highway 49. The public is invited and entrance to the event is free. Registration for cars is $25. Hot Wasuma Nights is a Hot ...

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Grants For Kids In Eastern Madera County

COARSEGOLD – The Coarsegold Rodeo Association (CRA) wants to let the community know about the availability of grant applications for — donation or funding — open to any local nonprofit youth group, or individual kid. The CRA calls the mini-grants “bump bids,” and young people don’t necessarily have to be affiliated with the rodeo to receive one. “Every year we ...

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Extreme Registration At Oakhurst Community College

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Community College Center will be participating in a State Center Community College District-wide Extreme Registration event: it’s a one-stop-shop to assist students in completing registration for the Fall 2015 semester. All new and returning students are encouraged to take advantage of the services offered at this special event. This year the Extreme Registration event will take ...

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Gilbert Marshall Memorial Scholarships To Area Students

CLOVIS – The Gilbert Marshall Memorial Team Branding is held each year to raise money for scholarships awarded to graduating high school seniors in the surrounding mountain area, who are pursuing an education in Agriculture and/or Forestry. The 3rd annual event was held this year on Mar. 7, and raised $8,000 for student scholarships and school program grants. Organizers are ...

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Yosemite Wawona Charter School

YOSEMITE – A small school house tucked away in the big outdoors offers nearly unlimited possibilities, with an emphasis on environmental science, art, project-based and multiage learning, and flexibility. Yosemite Wawona Charter School serves grades K-8 and is now open for enrollment to students in Madera and Mariposa Counties. School starts August 17. “There are many reasons families looking for ...

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One Week That Shapes A Lifetime

OAKHURST – Two local students just experienced life-changing weeks away from home, attending summer programs designed to elevate the country’s young leaders while allowing them first-person access to the ideals and practices that shape the American goverment. Quentin Lawrence and Meagan Montalto, Yosemite High School class of 2016, shared their recent experiences with American Legion Boys State and American Legion ...

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Extreme Registration At Oakhurst Community College

OAKHURST – State Center Community College District will hold its fall semester Extreme Registration on Thursday and Friday, July 30 and 31, from 2 – 7 p.m. and on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Extreme Registration is a one-stop shop that offers everything a student will need to enroll at Oakhurst Community College Center, Fresno City ...

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YHS Senior Clara Briley Researching Valley Health Issues

FRESNO – Yosemite High School’s Clara Briley is one of ten students from the Central San Joaquin Valley recently selected to take part in the 28th UCSF Fresno Summer Biomedical Internship Program (SBI). Students will spend the summer researching valley health issues. “The SBI program is an amazing opportunity for high school students interested in careers in medicine and science ...

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Alli Patterson: Express Yourself

AHWAHNEE – Alli Patterson is many things to many people. She’s a loving daughter, a protective sister, and a good friend. Alli is a student, a photographer, a writer, and an activist. If there’s one thing Alli knows how to do — and actually, there are lots — it’s express herself. “I express myself through everything I do: music, photography, ...

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Rusty Oetinger Is New YHS Athletic Director

OAKHURST – Yosemite High School teacher and golf coach Rusty Oetinger has been named new Athletic Director for the school as of July 1. Oetinger takes over in the footsteps of Michele Chenowith. “I have been working closely with Michele to learn the job,” says Oetinger. “She did an outstanding job for the last three years. Her organizational skills are ...

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