SFCS receives propane powered bus

The new propane school bus which will be used by Sierra Foothill Charter School is shown above. It replaces an older diesel bus.On Wednesday, Aug. 16, Sierra Foothill Charter School took possession of a new, propane-powered 75 passenger school bus. After the bus is certified by the California Highway Patrol and the school’s bus driver is trained, the new, clean […]

ABC to ramp up Season of Giving campaign

Donations to ABC benefit academic enrichment for MCHS students. Pictured, in the front row, are students Ramiro Marquez, Diego Naranjo, Callie Nance, Heather Livingston, Devon Acker-James and Sawyer Shaddix; middle, Kaydence Walker, Audrey Ogilvie, Sierra Hennies, Izamary Marquez, Taylor Jones and Anna Sergienko; top, Yasmenna Sulaiman, Reese Radanovich, Quinn Whatley, Violet Matlock, Blake Atkins and Samantha Norman.Typically, the Mariposa County […]

Bus drivers being sought in midst of district shortage

It takes a lot to make sure a school district runs smoothly. One of the most important things districts are faced with every year is making sure there are enough bus drivers. In Mariposa County, which is so large geographically, it’s extremely vital. Currently, the Mariposa County Unified School District is in the middle of a bus driver shortage. “We […]

Read all about it: yearbook students learn about news industry

Pete Bothwell’s yearbook class at Mariposa County High School hosted Mariposa Gazette editor Greg Little (left, at table) and sports/education editor Matt Johnson (right). The students asked both guests questions about the news industry and about writing in general. The students will be in charge of putting together the 2017-18 yearbook for MCHS.The students in Pete Bothwell’s yearbook class at […]

We all scream for ice cream

On Thursday, Aug. 24, Sierra Foothill Charter School hosted Back to School Night. The event began with an ice cream social and was followed by announcements in the multipurpose room. Families then attended sessions in classrooms to find out what teachers have planned for this school year. Music instructor Gail Vanderslik was also there with Gottschalk Music Center to talk […]


Jewish holiday celebrations slated The Mother Lode Jewish Community (MLJC) will be conducting a Leil Selichot service and Shabbat Shuvah service. The Selichot gathering is at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Columbia. There will be a brief Havdalah, enjoying a dairy and pareve potluck and then observing Selichot with an evening service led by Rabbi Andra Greenwald. On […]

Saluting the many who helped

California Highway PatrolDuring the 2017 Mariposa County Fair Parade, first responders were honored for their service during the Detwiler Fire. Various agencies from around the region participated in the parade. Shown below are some of those agencies. Pacific Gas & ElectricMariposa Public Utility DistrictMadera County Sheriff’s OfficeClovis Police DepartmentCAL FIREMariposa County Sheriff’s Office… An online subscription is required to view […]

MCHS pounds Minarets in first home football game of 2017

 The Mariposa County High School football team shellacked the Minarets Mustangs tonight, winning 35-14. Logan Donati had a kickoff return for a touchdown on the opening play of the game and Leo Kari had two touchdown catches to lead the way for MCHS. For more information, see the upcoming edition of the Gazette. … An online subscription is required to […]

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