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Academic Decathlon Tackles The Transformational 1960s

COUNTY — Yosemite High, Chawanakee Academy, and Glacier High Charter School decathletes will join students from throughout California for the Madera County Academic Decathlon Lecture Day on Thursday, Oct. 25. Valley experts will lecture on six subject areas to more than 600 students from throughout the state. “We are excited to offer this event to all decathletes for the 12th ...

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Focus On OCI Staff: Erik Peterson

By Paige Bartlett —  OAKHURST — We have a fabulous teacher at Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI); his name is Mr. Erik Peterson. We wanted to ask him a few questions about his teaching career and background. Mr. Peterson has taught for 28 years. Before his move to Oakhurst, he taught at Simi Valley High School, McKinley Elementary, Spencer V. Williams ...

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Transferring To Stanford, A Foundation From Which To Flourish

OAKHURST — Years ago, Wyatt Leaf was a student who faced challenges, he says, including a penchant for schoolyard fights and a lack of academic focus. This fall, he’s headed to Stanford. “It wasn’t a straightforward path to get where I am now,” says the 2016 graduate of Yosemite High School. Leaf will enter Stanford University as a junior this ...

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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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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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Extreme Registration Makes It Easy At Oakhurst College

OAKHURST — State Center Community College District will hold its spring semester Extreme Registration on Friday, Dec. 8 from 2 – 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 3 from noon – 7 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 College, Reedley College, Clovis Community College, ...

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Extreme Registration Time At Oakhurst College

OAKHURST — State Center Community College District will hold its fall semester Extreme Registration on Friday, Aug. 4 from 2 – 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. – 2 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 College, Reedley College, Clovis Community ...

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Yosemite High Honors 18 Students At Pitman Awards

BASS LAKE — The mama-razzi and the paparazzi were out in full force for a time-honored tradition, taking pictures of the 18 students who are deemed Pitman Award recipients for Yosemite High School’s graduating class of 2017. Click on images to enlarge. Photos by Virginia Lazar. The 31st annual Paul and Martha Pitman Awards Banquet was held on the Gazebo Deck at ...

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Coarsegold Gold Rush Days: Prepare To Be Delighted

COARSEGOLD — Kids of all ages, prepare to be delighted, as Gold Rush Days comes to the Coarsegold Historical Village on Friday, May 5 for an Education Day with local schools, followed by an entire weekend of festival style fun. Gold Rush Days is sponsored by the Coarsegold Rodeo Association. The Coarsegold Rodeo Association (CRA) announced earlier this year that ...

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Oakhurst College Meeting Paves Way For The Future

OAKHURST — About 40 people gathered last night to participate in a Strategic Planning Alliance meeting, geared toward figuring out how millions of dollars will be spent on a new college facility in Oakhurst. Oakhurst Community College Center is part of Reedley College, which operates under the umbrella of the State Center Community College District (SCCCD). In June, voters approved Bond Measure C, which gives ...

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