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Mock trial team does well

The Mariposa County High School mock trial team participated in its regional competition in Los Banos on Feb. 6, finishing as the only team to win both their prosecution and defense trials for that day. The team was set to find out how it placed in the overall competition on Feb. 13, when it attended the awards ceremony. Team members […]

CRTA fundraiser party set Feb. 26 in Merced

The California Retired Teachers Association of Merced/Mariposa will host the 23rd annual Jane Goul table games party on Monday, Feb. 26. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hoffmeister Center, 1920 Canal Street in Merced. The cost is $8 per person. This is CRTA’s fundraiser for scholarships to students from Merced Junior College who are going […]

Mariposa’s Medema named to dean’s list at Wooster

Anna Medema, a resident of Mariposa, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at The College of Wooster. Medema, a current college sophomore and high school graduate of Mariposa County High School, achieved a grade point average of 3.65 or above. The College of Wooster is a premier college for mentored undergraduate research. Every Wooster senior […]

Substance abuse support group forming at MCHS



Help is on the way for local youth struggling with substance abuse. Mariposa County High School, in partnership with Mariposa County Alcohol and Drug Services, has formed a confidential substance abuse support group which will meet on campus every Friday. The group will meet from 8-9 a.m. every Friday during the school’s “late start” day. The school day starts later […]

The Lions share: Greeley Hill Backpack program receives large donation of food from local club

In the left photo above, Lions Club volunteers are shown with school staff. From left, Deana Lesley (secretary), Wayne Forsythe (school board president, Lions Club volunteer), Miles Menetrey (District 5 County Supervisor, Lions Club volunteer) and Tracie Baughn (principal) are shown; in the photo above right, students DJ Dowell, Dominic Rodrigues and Jacob Pebworth are shown holding some of the […]

It’s time to play…Family Feud!

Sophomore class at MCHS to host game night


 Family Feud has been one of the most popular game shows on television for many years. On March 2, students at Mariposa County High School will be hosting their own version of the game. At 7 p.m. that night, the sophomore class of 2020 will kick off the game at the high school as a fundraiser for the class. Teams […]

FFA members earn awards at annual Project Comp ceremony in Merced

2017-2018 Mariposa FFA Project Comp Members are shown, joined by Mariposa County Supervisors Miles Menetrey and Marshall Long. Pictured, from left, in the back row, are: District 5 Supervisor Miles Menetrey, Jake Swift, Gauge Butler, Jaq Quinn, Robbie Stark, District 3 Supervisor Marshall Long; front, Ag Advisor Garret Rawley, Mackenzie Arnold, Makinna Dulcich, Cali Butler and Ag Advisor Buz Arnold. […]

Kindergarten round-ups slated

Kindergarten round-ups will be held across Mariposa County Unified School District in February. The round-ups will be held at the following sites: • El Portal Elementary: Feb. 28, 3-4 p.m. • Greeley Hill Elementary: Feb. 26, 2-3 p.m. • Lake Don Pedro Elementary: Feb. 21, 3-5 p.m. • Mariposa Elementary: Feb. 27, 4-6 p.m. • Woodland Elementary: Feb. 22, 4-6 […]

Ellis named to Simpson’s dean’s list

Sarah Ellis of Coulterville has been named to the dean’s list at Simpson University for the fall 2017 semester. Ellis’s major is communication. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must have a semester grade-point average of 3.50 or higher. Simpson University, founded in 1921, offers undergraduate degrees in about 25 majors. Simpson University is a Christ-centered learning […]

Greeley Hill students headed to science camp thanks to many

Students pictured, holding a thank you sign, from left, are: Kaden Yanez, Hunter Seal, Dylan Burke, Brandon Pebworth and Titus Seal. Submitted photoThe Mariposa County Unified School District is providing fourth and fifth grade students the opportunity to go to Camp SEA Lab near Santa Cruz in April. Students at Greeley Hill Elementary School will take part in a three-day, […]


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