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Shoe Drive Connects Warm Hearts And Bare Feet

MOUNTAIN AREA — For the second year in a row, one local student is busy organizing an effort to put shoes on the feet of those who need them. Minarets freshman Erika Hafkey is committed to her project, No Más Niños Descalzos, or No More Barefoot Children, which began last year. Erica is the older daughter of Adriana Armenta and Mark Hafkey, and ...

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New Coaches And Strong Focus For Boys Soccer

By Colby Jobinger —  O’NEALS — Minarets Boys Soccer has had a big change this season since both teams — Varsity and Junior Varsity — got new head coaches. Previous Varsity Assistant Coach Juan Ibarra stepped up as the Head Coach for Varsity while his brother, Julio Ibarra, has taken the assistant coach spot. The Junior Varsity team will be ...

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Minarets’ Twist On Mamma Mia The Musical

By Francine Soliz — O’NEALS — Originally a musical but taken into the hands of directors, “Mamma Mia” has been entertaining romantics around the world. Being the media-driven school we are, of course we invested time in producing “Mamma Mia” in all its glory. Kayla West, the director for our high school drama club, is jumping with joy. “It is a fun ...

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First Place At FFA National Convention

By Autumn Pecarovich and Colby Jobinger —  O’NEALS — To increase their ability to become premier leaders, 19 Minarets FFA chapter members traveled more than six hours to the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, from Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 24 – 27.  Over the course of the week, they attended convention sessions where they heard from motivational speakers, current ...

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Minarets Show Band Rocks

By Katherine Odgers — O’NEALS — Minarets Show Band members had the honor of performing at the Madera Compact Luncheon on Sep. 28 at the Madera Courthouse. They had been working hard on their techniques and songs for the performance and many of the songs performed varied from classic favorites like Hit Me With Your Best Shot, I Love Rock ...

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Minarets Glissaders Club: Climbing Its Way Up

O’NEALS — Minarets High School’s local climbing and outdoor activities club is on the move, having recently returned from Twin Lakes, where students and their faculty advisers hiked Kaiser Peak in the Kaiser Wilderness. With a handful of hiking, climbing and backpacking trips under their belts, the Glissaders Club, as it’s known, is getting ready to plan another big trip ...

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Veterans Invited To Dinner At Minarets

O’NEALS — The 2018 Minarets Veterans’ Dinner is quickly approaching. This year, Jaycee Roberts and Lauren Childers are working to organize and put on the dinner for their Senior Legacy Experience. “We are going to make sure that the dinner will be a supportive environment for our veterans and our community,” says Jaycee Roberts, with high hopes for the success of ...

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New Sheriff On Minarets Campus

By Ashley Davis —  O’NEALS — Minarets High School is adding to the school year by year, including this year — with deputy on campus. Michael Murphy is a Madera County Sheriff’s deputy who is eager to be part of Chawanakee Unified School District. This is the first year that Minarets will have a designated sheriff’s deputy on campus. He will be ...

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Locals Attend Native Youth Leadership Conference

By Greta Ziegler —  O’NEALS — Through a competitive application process which required involvement with Native American cultural activities and an interest in natural resources, three Minarets students were accepted and able to attend the Native Youth Community Adaptation and Leadership Congress (NYCALC) at the US Fish and Wildlife National Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Darrin Coleman, Ashley Davis, ...

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‘Stangs Stomp On

By Cheyenne Upton —  O’NEALS — The first Minarets Mustangs victory of the football season occurred on Friday, Sept. 14 when Varsity had a win against the Tranquility Tigers with the score 60-7. Senior Alex Sexton says, ”I was very excited because it was the first win of the season and overall the best attitude we had in the past ...

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