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Mikayla Kopp Wins District In Lions Club Student Speakers Contest

NORTH FORK – A Minarets High School student has taken top honors at the District level of the 77th annual Lions Club Student Speakers Contest. Mikayla Kopp, 17-year-old senior at Minarets, competed in San Ramon on Saturday, Apr. 26, and was awarded $4,500 in scholarships for her speech on the subject, “Community Service – What Does It Mean and Why ...

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Scenes From Beauty And The Beast

Photos by Virginia Lazar OAKHURST – Yosemite High School’s production of the Disney musical Beauty and the Beast played to a packed house last night. The evening left even the smallest children enthralled, as little kids were invited on stage at the show’s conclusion to have a hug with “Belle” and the rest of the cast.

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Yosemite High Future Business Leaders

Submitted by Yosemite High School senior Phillip McLean OAKHURST – On April 10, the Future Business Leaders of America Club (FBLA) traveled down to Ontario to compete in the State Championship. Before we could compete in the State Championship, we had to compete in the Central Section Leadership Conference to move on to State. It all started when my brother ...

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Travis Takes Off

Submitted by YHS student Xiao “Travis” Ma OAKHURST – It is always hard to realize how fast time goes by. There are less than two months left before I finish the life here. I experienced so many things during this year. I could not even imagine how would I live in another country and speak another language for a whole ...

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Rivergold School Roundup From The Mountains To The Seas

COARSEGOLD – Like other kids around the mountains, students at Rivergold School are just getting back from Spring Break. Before that, they were busy taking academic field trips and making history. Here’s just some of what the Hawks have been up to, lately. 8th grade students with chaperones traveled by bus and boat to Catalina Island, spending three nights and ...

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Play Bingo For Oak Creek Catalina Kids

OAKHURST – Who can resist a game of chance on a paper grid, with multiple variations and nearly limitless ways to play? On Sunday, Apr. 27, Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI) is holding an off-site Bingo fundraiser to benefit the school’s annual 8th grade Catalina Science Trip. The Bingo extravaganza takes place at the Oakhurst Elks Lodge, where doors open at ...

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Car Wash And Rummage Sale For Girls Basketball

OAKHURST – Time to get your spring cleaning on, at least for your automobile. Yosemite Badgers Girls Basketball is holding a fundraiser on Saturday, Apr. 26, in the parking lot of the Golden Oak building, located on Golden Oak Drive. The spring sale and car wash will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in support of the Lady Badgers ...

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North Fork 7th Graders Present Silvalinda

NORTH FORK – The 7th grade class at the North Fork School has something special planned this year to raise money for their trip to Catalina. On Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3, they will present “Silvalinda,” an original, rollicking, song and dance fairy tale melodrama written by Terry Butler, and featuring a cast of characters ranging in age ...

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Awesome YHS Swim Pics And Results

OAKHURST – The Yosemite High School Badger Swim Team has had three meets in less than ten days, with another coming up at home against Firebaugh on Thursday, Apr. 10. Here’s how they all shook out, with special thanks to Dale Hartesveldt for the photographs of the Sunnyside Sprint Meet.

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Trust The Intention For Positive Education

Written by Chawanakee Unified School District Superintendent Bob Nelson NORTH FORK – I got into the education business because I really like teaching. A lot. There is absolutely nothing like seeing a light come on in the eyes of a child, when you help them connect what they already understand to some new piece of information that you have shared ...

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