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11th Annual ArtsFest Celebrates Art in Madera County!

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MADERA COUNTY—Madera County Schools Foundation and Madera County Superintendent of Schools are hosting the Madera County ArtsFest. It will take place at the office of Madera County Superintendent of Schools.   Organizers are inviting families to attend the 11th annual Madera County ArtsFest on Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This free event will promote art in Madera County ...

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Decathletes Bring Home Medals from State Competition

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MADERA COUNTY—Glacier High School Charter students earned three medals at the 45th Annual California Academic Decathlon. Eli Lockwood earned a gold in medal in the essay competition and a bronze in music. Ava Simonich earned a bronze medal in the science competition. More than 450 students from 53 schools participated in the California Academic Decathlon in Santa Clara on March ...

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Yosemite High Earns Second Place in Mock Trial

MADERA COUNTY–On Tuesday, February 27, Madera South High’s prosecution and Yosemite High’s defense teams competed in the championship round of the 2024 Honorable Edward P. Moffat Madera County Mock Trial. The Mock Trial was held on February 7, 13, 15, and 27.  Madera South High School won for the first time in the school’s history. The team will attend the ...

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10th Annual ArtsFest Celebrates Art in Madera County

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Families are invited to attend the 10th Annual Madera County ArtsFest. This free event will promote art in Madera County in a carnival-type atmosphere and is being hosted by Madera County Schools Foundation and Madera County Superintendent of Schools. The public is invited to attend the event. Door prizes consisting of gift certificates, family outings, and art ...

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2023 Madera County Academic Pentathlon Results

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The 2023 Madera County Academic Pentathlon culminated with the Super Quiz and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 29, naming Mountain Home School Charter this year’s champion team. Nearly 100 students participated in this five-event academic competition, held on February 14 and April 29. Students competed in the areas of essay, fine arts, literature, science and social science. ...

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Yosemite High School Wins County Mock Trial Competition

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Yosemite High School won the 2023 Honorable Edward P. Moffat Madera County Mock Trial held on February 8, 9, 15, and 16, 2023. Yosemite High’s defense and Madera South High School’s prosecution teams competed in the championship round held on Thursday, February 16. Yosemite won the competition and will attend the State Mock Trial on behalf of ...

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Madera County’s Mock Trials Helps Prepare Students for Court

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MADERA COUNTY — Jordan Franks will be charged with robbery and battery during this year’s Honorable Edward P. Moffat Madera County Mock Trial on February 8, 9, 15, and 16. The Mock Trial is a simulation of a court case with high school students acting as attorneys, witnesses, clerks and bailiffs.  This year students will try the fictional case People vs. ...

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GHSC Repeats as Madera County Academic Decathlon Champions

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MADERA COUNTY — For the second consecutive year, Glacier High School Charter prevailed, making them the champions of the 41st Madera County Academic Decathlon. Glacier High will advance to the state competition March 24-26. They earned a score of 27,282.10 and will advance to the California Academic Decathlon and compete against the best teams in the state. Seven schools competed ...

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Madera County Holds Second Battle of the Books

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NORTH FORK — The Flying Books from North Fork Elementary School won the second annual Battle of the Books 3rd-4th grade competition for Madera County. The Reading Ravens, from Sherman Thomas STEM Academy were named champions of the Battle of the Books 5th-6th grade competition. The top three teams battled it out in a winner-take-all Grand Challenge. Rivergold Readers came ...

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Math Whizzes Shine in Madera County Math Tournament

MADERA — Mountain Home School Charter’s 7th grade team and Sherman Thomas STEM Academy’s 8th grade team won first place in the overall Madera County Math Tournament on Friday, April 8, in their respective competitions. Ranchos Middle School came in second place in the overall 7th grade math competition and Oak Creek Intermediate School placed third. Dairyland Elementary School’s 8th ...

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