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Kindergarten roundup set for February

By ohtadmin | February 07, 2019

The 2019 Kindergarten Roundup has been scheduled across the Mariposa County Unified School District. Roundup will be held at the following sites on the following days: • El Portal Elementary: Feb. 27, 3-4 p.m. • Greeley Hill Elementary: Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. • Lake Don Pedro Elementary: Feb. 28, 3-5 p.m. • Mariposa Elementary: Feb. 28, 4-6 p.m. • Woodland […]

Honor students recognized in north county

By ohtadmin | February 07, 2019

Greeley Hill Elementary and Coulterville High School recently held an awards ceremony for top performing students. Submitted photoGreeley Hill Elementary and Coulterville High School held a fall semester awards ceremony recently. Students were recognized for their achievements in academics, citizenship, attendance and more. School teachers recognized the following students who were named on the Honor Roll for the first semester. […]

Outdoor learning

By ohtadmin | February 07, 2019

Submitted photoWhat could be better than learning in a national park? Yosemite Valley students recently enjoyed a brisk walk around Cook’s Meadow, while learning about the iconic features of the scenic area. Shown in the front row, from left, are: Sierra Harrington, Weston Helling, Sutsie Ludwig, Harper Klarcyk, Sadie Nash, Nizhoni Atwell, Nollie Buskeness, Jude Johnson, Thatcher Ludwig and Annin […]

Having a magical time

By ohtadmin | February 07, 2019

Submitted photoOn Friday, Feb. 1, Yosemite Valley School students took part in a magical assembly. Two life long educators, Kathy Machado and Marilyn Munoz, traveled from Groveland to present a magic show. Their performance not only awakened the student’s sense of what is possible but taught them the importance of water conservation in California. California gold, as Machado (magician) and […]

Safety stressed

By ohtadmin | February 07, 2019

Submitted photoStarting this year, representatives from Mariposa Safe Families began teaching weekly lessons from the Second Step Child Protection unit to students in transitional kindergarten through grade 4. Students will learn three types of safety: personal safety, touching safety and assertiveness. Recently, for example, Mariposa Safe Family representatives gave Teena Starchman’s third and fourth grade students many different scenarios, such […]

Budding talents

By ohtadmin | February 07, 2019

Submitted photoIn floral design class at Mariposa County High School, students showed off their budding talents by creating their own Valentine’s Day themed arrangements. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to order a subscription. Existing print subscribers receive free […]

Audubon meeting to feature local man’s ‘big tree hunting’

By ohtadmin | February 07, 2019

Carl Casey is shown doing what he loves, “big tree hunting.” He will be featured at an upcoming Audubon Society meeting. Submitted photoThe Yosemite Area Audubon Society meeting on Thursday, Feb. 14 will feature a presentation by Carl Casey on “big tree hunting,” an adventure-filled hobby. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in […]

Free event will center around fire topics

By ohtadmin | February 07, 2019

The Central Sierra Historical Society and Museum is inviting members of Mariposa and the surrounding areas to a free workshop, “Fire in the Sierra.” It will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Board of Supervisors chambers, located at 5100 Bullion Street in Mariposa. The workshop will provide a historic perspective and comprehensive […]

Something to share?

By ohtadmin | February 07, 2019

Do you have an outdoors photo or news item? The Gazette would like to hear from you. Feel free to send submissions to matt@mariposagazette.com or call (209) 966-2500 for possible inclusion in the outdoors section. We also welcome any story ideas from community members. We appreciate your support. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this […]

February 2019 CDFW calendar released, many events slated

By ohtadmin | February 07, 2019

February is a busy month for California Department of Fish and Wildlife activities. Here is a complete list of activities and the days they are scheduled for. • Various days — Guided wetland tours, by reservation, at Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley. A wildlife naturalist will lead any group, school or organization on a half-mile route through […]