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YHS Recognizes Outstanding Students

OAKHURST – Bring on the Badger Pride. Yosemite High School has announced recent Student of the Month title-holders and it’s a foursome of females notable in the academic world and beyond. Exemplary individuals are regularly nominated by teachers and voted on by staff to represent a student body academic and participatory ideal. One by one, students are called into Principal ...

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Authentic Luau In The Foothills Returns To OCI

OAKHURST – Heads up and hips shaking, mountain area: there’s a fantastic show coming to town for one night only, and you won’t want to miss it when the cafeteria/gym at Oak Creek Intermediate School (OCI) is transformed into a tropical paradise on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 6 – 9 p.m., complete with entertainment by professional Polynesian dancers and a ...

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Spring Valley 4-H News

Submitted by Rhett Samper O’NEALS – Spring Valley 4-H Club proudly introduces Matthew Shellar as our January member of the month. Matthew is 11 years old and in 6th grade at Spring Valley Elementary School. This is Matthew’s 3rd year in 4-H. In 2015 he plans on doing rocketry, community service and rabbit projects. He joined 4-H to get experience ...

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Coarsegold 4-H Gets A Growth Spurt

COARSEGOLD – Our club has a lot of projects now. They are Poultry, Outdoor Winter Sports, Swine (pig), Rabbit, Sheep, Photography, Community Service, Horse, Shooting Sports, Arts & Crafts, and coming soon is Archery. We had our Coarsegold 4-H Christmas Party last month. For many years, we had our party at places like the old Oakhurst bowling alley and Skywalk ...

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Cal Fire Sponsors Student Poster Contest

CALIFORNIA – Trees are an essential part of California’s climate and are vital to improving air quality and conserving water. To help educate Californians on the value that trees provide to building successful, healthy cities and neighborhoods, the California Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) and California ReLeaf are announcing the annual statewide Arbor Week poster contest for ...

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Siebenberg Back To Build YHS Baseball

OAKHURST – Bob Siebenberg says he campaigned with enthusiasm for the position of Head Coach for Yosemite High School baseball. Now, he looks forward to getting back on the field and down to business. “We have a hard core crew of kids who want to do well and are ready to go to work,” he says.

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Bradshaw Receives Rotary Honor

OAKHURST – Yosemite High School sophomore Joel Bradshaw was chosen recently as Student of the Month by Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary. Nominations are based on a variety of criteria, including academic achievement, character, community service, extra-curricular program participation and leadership. Bradshaw was nominated by YHS History teacher Rebecca Hardison.

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Yosemite High School Wins Mock Trial

Submitted by Kristi Winter Yosemite High School has won the 2014-2015 Honorable Edward P. Moffat Madera County Mock Trial held on December 9, 10, and 11. Yosemite High School battled Liberty, Madera, and Dos Palos High Schools. “It was a highly competitive event and we are proud of all of our teams,” said Cecilia Massetti, Madera County Superintendent of Schools. ...

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YLP Fire Dept Poster Contest Winners

Submitted by Ginnie Nash YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – Thanks to the efforts of a local fire department and auxiliary volunteers, our youngest citizens continue to be well-educated, as students recently celebrated National Fire Prevention Week with an artsy spin. Nine student winners of a poster contest depicting fire prevention safety awareness from Rivergold Elementary and Coarsegold Elementary were awarded medals ...

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