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YUSD Observes School Board Recognition Month

MADERA COUNTY–The Yosemite Unified School District joins over 1,000 local educational agencies across California in observing School Board Recognition Month. In the evolving landscape of education, school board members play a crucial role in prioritizing enhanced learning and student wellbeing. These individuals work to shape the foundational policies and priorities that significantly impact student outcomes. “Our Board of Trustees members ...

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Summer Swim 2023 at the YHS Baker Swim Complex

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Get out your sunscreen, everyone, because summer swim season is almost here! If you want to start teaching your kids to swim or just work on that summer beach body, My Club and the Baker Swim Complex at Yosemite High School have got you covered. Check out what’s going on! My Club Programs June 12 – August ...

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Soroptimist of The Sierras Honors Three Students at Luncheon

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Every year, Soroptimist of The Sierras gives three cash awards for their Live Your Dream program to women completing their education. This year, at their award ceremony and spring tea luncheon, the applicants chosen to receive the $1,500 awards included Karen Wood, Sarah Howard, and Krystal Anderson. Live Your Dream Award recipients may use the cash award ...

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Celebration of Life for Amaya Suni Chenot

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With extreme sadness, we announce the passing of the young, sweet, and beautiful Miss Amaya Suni Chenot. She was 22 years at the time. In the early morning hours of Wednesday April 12, 2023, Amaya passed on into heaven. She was the victim of a tragic car accident while on her way to work. Amaya was a Fresno county resident ...

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YHS Music Department to Host 14th Annual “Nite on the Town”

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Heads up, everyone! You don’t want to miss out on Yosemite High School Music Department’s 14th Annual “Nite on the Town!” There will be amazing live music performed by YHS Music Department students, plus a silent and live auction, treats made by YHS Culinary, and more! Dates & Times: Saturday, May 6, & Sunday, May 7, 2023, from ...

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Yosemite High School Earns WASC Accreditation

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OAKHURST — Yosemite High School has earned accreditation through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) through June 2025. The school was notified of its renewed status after a recent mid-cycle visit. The accreditation process includes an evaluation by members of a committee to examine the school’s purpose, program, and operations, based on WASC criteria. An essential aspect of ...

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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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Oakhurst Giftworks & See’s Candy Fund YHS Sober Grad Night

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OAKHURST — Oakhurst Giftworks, owned by Sue Graham and located in the charming town of Oakhurst, California, is a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Right now, you can pick up your favorite See’s Candy at the store, either for Valentine’s Day or for your everyday enjoyment. The best part is that part of the proceeds from the candy sales will go to help ...

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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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YHS Boys’ Cross Country Heads to State for 2nd Straight Year

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OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School Boys’ Cross Country team qualified for the state championships for the second year in a row by placing first at the California Interscholastic Federation championships with a perfect score. The team is now ranked number one in the state. To achieve a perfect score, a team must have a runner place in all of ...

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