November 10, 2016 RSS feed / Inside Education

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Yearbook staff documents school year at MCHS

It’s never too early to build skills for the future.  Students at Mariposa County High School are doing that by working on the yearbook staff. More...

District hoping to build up Special Ed Advisory Committee

Communication.  That’s what the school district wants to open up between parents and educators in Mariposa.  It’s also why the first-ever Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) meeting was held for the Mariposa County Unif More...

Generosity extended to band

Beta Sigma Phi XI Phi Upsilon #6282, presented a check for $500 to Gail Vanderslik, director of the Mariposa County High School band, for the band’s upcoming trip to Pearl Harbor. More...

SFCS students set up haunted house

Seventh and eighth graders at Sierra Foothill Charter School took a field trip to the Old School House to set up for their Service Learning project, hosting the “Haunted School House” at More...

MCUSD open enrollment has begun for 2017/18 year

Mariposa County Unified School District’s open enrollment for intradistrict and interdistrict transfers has begun for the 2017/18 school year.  Those wishing to submit a transfer request for next year, should do so by Jan. 1, 2017. More...

Conversation over coffee

On Friday, Nov. 4, a handful of parents met with Woodland Elementary principal Lydia Lower (shown, far left) as part of the monthly “Coffee With a Principal” event. More...

Students at MCHS learning basics of journalism, writing

“My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel — it is, before all, to make you see.”   More...

Hetland retires as First 5 director

New executive director is Jim Ochs

A major difference maker in the lives of children in the community is calling it a career. More...

PG&E announces applications for at least 170 scholarships

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced last week that scholarship applications are now being accepted for college-bound high school as well as current college and continuing students. More...

Headphone help provided thanks to Kids First

Kids First board member Kori Smith presented Teena Starchman, third/fourth grade teacher at Sierra Foothill Charter School, with a check for $419.70 for her project, “30 Headphones for Chromebo More...

FFA selling poinsettias

The Mariposa FFA is holding its annual Poinsettia Plant Sale. Those interested can order poinsettias for $13 each. Orders can be placed with any FFA member or through Ag Advisor Michelle Wise at michelle. wise@mcusd.org. More...

Math matters at SFCS

Each Wednesday, students in Teena Starchman’s third and fourth grade classroom at Sierra Foothill Charter School play math games. Student Weston Frazer is shown working on math on a laptop. More...

Woodland students honored for teamwork

Woodland Elementary School students in kindergarten through fifth grade were recently awarded Kiwanis Terrific Kids Awards for teamwork. More...

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