Grizzly Fire program holding in-person classes prior to schools fully reopening

Grizzly Fire instructor Chris Allen (second from right) looks at a salvage cover demonstrated by students. It is used to divert water to a specific area. Photo by Matt Johnson

If you walk into the classroom for the Grizzly Fire program of Mariposa County High School, you’ll notice an odd feature.

Hanging from the wall is a small, stuffed elephant.

Why in the world would there be a stuffed elephant hanging on the wall of a high school classroom?

“It’s a reminder,” said instructor Chri...

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