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Grads galore

By ohtadmin | June 18, 2020

Courtesy photoSierra Foothill Charter School, along with other schools in the county, didn’t let social distancing steal the celebration from the eighth grade graduates. SFCS held a special drive-up promotion event for eighth graders who will move on to high school. Staff members lined the driveway with signs, horns, shouts and whistles to welcome each car decorated in honor of […]

Travels Part 17: Are we there yet?

By ohtadmin | June 18, 2020

Here is a picture of a 10-year-old Bryan Starchman with his family, including Uncle Dale, Aunt Jane and Ohio cousins in San Diego. Submitted photoEditor’s note: Bryan Starchman is an English and drama teacher at Mariposa County High School. He was taking a sabbatical to go on an adventure across the United States to see historic or noteworthy sites. He […]

School board meeting an important one this week

By ohtadmin | June 18, 2020

Important work is accomplished at every school board meeting each month, but this week’s Mariposa County Unified School District board meeting will be extra important. The Thursday, June 18 board meeting for MCUSD and the Mariposa County Office of Education will feature discussion and action regarding the 2020-21 budget. This discussion is especially important given the current status of the […]

Vegely makes KWU Dean’s roll

By ohtadmin | June 18, 2020

The Kansas Wesleyan University campus is shown. KWU photoKansas Wesleyan University (KWU) announced its spring honor rolls on Tuesday, June 2, a listing of 266 students across two separate honor rolls. Full-time students who accumulated a 3.75 grade point average or better during the fall semester were named to the President’s Honor Roll, while those who posted a GPA between […]

COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER

By ohtadmin | June 18, 2020

Carla Shelton (left) and Kristina Allen (middle) of the Mariposa County High School Grizzly Boosters, distribute gift bags to seniors following the graduation ceremony on Saturday at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Photo by Matt Johnson The generosity of Mariposa County is amazing. Every year, Mariposa County comes together to ensure that high school graduates receive the recognition they deserve. Although […]

BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN

By ohtadmin | June 18, 2020

Yosemite National Park reopened on June 11 after being closed for months due to Covid-19. A YARTS bus makes its way through the entrance that morning, passing a sign telling visitors to have reservation and ID info ready. Courtesy photos by Al Golub/NPS June 11 was a great day for those who have been looking forward to returning to Yosemite […]