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Wasuma Elementary Pitches In To Help With Bass Lake Cleanup

Cleanup day at Bass Lake!

BASS LAKE — Miss Slayter’s 4th grade class and Mrs. Seals’ 4th & 5th grade classes at Wasuma Elementary, along with chaperones and some staff members, went to Bass Lake on Sept. 19, to help with cleaning up the lake. After a long day of work, they had cleaned up three day use areas, two campgrounds, parts of the shoreline ...

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Head Start Taking Applications for 2019-20 School Year

MOUNTAIN AREA — The Madera/Mariposa Regional Head Start preschool program is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2020 school year. Mountain Head Start in North Fork offers a full day program of six hours. Oakhurst Head Start offers a 3.5 hour afternoon program. Head Start provides a free, comprehensive, high-quality preschool program designed to foster healthy development for income-eligible children and ...

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Family to Establish Karina Barnett Memorial Scholarship

Karina Rose Barnett

On behalf of the Barnett family, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude for the outpouring of love and support from this community as our family and the Rosasco family have faced the heartbreaking accident involving our daughter Karina and their son Sam. Some of our greatest comfort has been the expressions of sympathy we’ve received in so many ...

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Yosemite National Park And The Ansel Adams Gallery Announce The 9th Annual Gateway Expressions Student Art Photography Contest

Image of field workers by Ansel Adams

Winning artwork will be featured in the Ansel Adams Gallery! Yosemite National Park and The Ansel Adams Gallery are pleased to announce the 9th Annual Gateway Expressions Student Art and photography Contest. This contest celebrates the artistic creativity of our local youth living in Yosemite’s gateway communities. The Gateway Expressions Student Art and Photography Contest is open to all students, ...

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Welcome Back To School: California Bus Laws And A Message From Glen Billington, YUSD Superintendent

stop sign on school bus

Sierra News Online would like to welcome all new and returning students to the start of the 2019-2020 school year! Please be advised that all classes for the following school districts begin tomorrow, Thursday, August 15th: Chawanakee Unified School District Yosemite Unified School District. An important message about buses and flashing red lights:  As every Californian should know, when driving, ...

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YUSD Appoints New Board Trustee For Area 1

apples and books

Effective June 13, 2019, Board Trustee for Area 1 of Yosemite Unified School District, Tim Curley, resigned from office. August 5, 2019, Anne Flanagan was appointed as Provisional Trustee to Area 1 effective August 19, 2019 through December 2020. Unless a petition calling for a special election, containing a sufficient number of signatures, is filed in the office of the ...

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‘Extreme Registration’ Offers One-Stop College Enrollment

OAKHURST — State Center Community College District (SCCCD) will hold its fall semester ‘Extreme Registration’ on Friday, Aug. 2 from 2 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held both days at the Oakhurst Community College Center’s main office. SCCCD’s Extreme Registration is a one-stop process that offers everything a ...

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Free Backpacks And Blessings At Sierra Pines Church

OAKHURST — The beginning of a new school year can be exciting, filled with new clothes, new haircuts and school supplies. At this same time, there are families in our community that dread the new school year, wondering how they will afford all the costs. For another year, the Women’s Ministry at Sierra Pines Church wants to help meet this ...

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SCCCD Holds Part Time College Faculty Job Fair

CLOVIS — The State Center Community College District (SCCCD) invites the public to a part time faculty job fair for those who have a passion for teaching and the right credentials. Individuals with knowledge, skills, experience and the desire to share that with students are being sought for positions at Oakhurst Community College Center, Fresno City College, Reedley College, Clovis ...

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‘Nationals Or Bust’ Gymkhana Benefits O’Neals-Minarets FFA

COARSEGOLD — Minarets grad Kaitlynn “Katie” Linderholm — Class of 2019 — will continue her altruistic efforts on behalf of the local FFA with another Gymkhana at the Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds. Following a successful debut last fall as part of her Senior Legacy Experience, the Fresno State-bound resident of Coarsegold will hold the latest on July 27 — dubbed the ...

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