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Collins awarded $500 from chorus

Aero Collins (right) is shown receiving a scholarship from Mariposa Community Chorus director Gail Vanderslik. Submitted photoThe Mariposa Community Chorus held its spring concert on May 21 at Mariposa County High School. “It was great and those who attended really loved it by the feedback we have received,” said chorus director Gail Vanderslik. Vanderslik announced the 2018 recipient for the […]

Clean as can be

Greeley Hill Elementary School held its Donor Appreciation Carwash earlier this month at the school campus. Community members received free car washes from the students as thanks for community support. Submitted photo… 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 […]

Yosemite school benefits from its Park partnership

Yosemite Valley School students have been learning from Yosemite Park rangers. Pictured in the first row are Ella Ruth Reynolds, Dameer Ghallub, Thomas Raines, Gracie Raines, Pearl Johnson, Ranger Ale; second row, Ranger Jennifer, Annin Leahy, Titus Delgado, Karessa Ruaisab-Smith, Zackery Simmons, Safia Guadagni; third row, Ranger Nalleli, Nollie Buskeness, Sadie Nash, Sierra Harrington, Cyrus Delgado and Jack Killian. Submitted […]

County students land on Columbia’s spring 2018 president’s list

Columbia College has named 158 students to its 2018 spring semester president’s list. Four of those students are from Mariposa County: Cynthia Harmon, Maria Makhina, Hope McCoy and Angelina Mirassou. This honor is reserved for students completing 12 or more units of coursework in a single semester at Columbia College and earning a cumulative grade point average between 3.5 and […]

Cutting back in a good way

Representatives from Mariposa County Human Services visited Mariposa County High School during a lunch period recently and provided information about healthy drink alternatives to sugary beverages. The event was part of Rethink Your Drink Day. For more information visit www.rethinkyourdrinkday.com. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your […]

Pearls of wisdom

Toward the end of the school year, Sierra Foothill Charter School staff worked with students on the meaning of the core virtue of wisdom. At a special morning assembly, teachers recognized students who exemplified this core virtue all school year long. Chloe Sheets, Spencer Eastwood, Owen Eastwood, Indra LaRoche, Jane Adcock, Westley Sheffield, Conner Eastwood, Malaya Shelton, Celianna Lee and […]

Hidden talents

Twenty-seven brave students took to the stage on Friday, May 25, to entertain schoolmates and family members at Sierra Foothill Charter School. Under the direction of Cate Cannon with an assist from Stephanie Evans, there were many singers, sprinkled in with magic, dancing, a few instruments and some surprises. Many of the students overcame stage fright to get on the […]

Moving upward, onward

Grizzly grads celebrate, now looking to future


Valedictorian Blake Atkins leads the graduates into the Gold Bowl arena at the start of commencement. Trailing Atkins is valedictorian Dawn Canapary. Photos by Matt Johnson High school graduation marks a major milestone in the lives of young people. It’s an accomplishment to be proud of and a chance to reflect on the past and look to the future. For […]

Snapshots of graduation

evening. his celebrates after receiving diploma last Friday Cameron Yancey MCHS graduate ceremony was held at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The commencementinto to Grizzly grad Joey Freitas points the camera while walking the arena. Freitas was a star baseball player throughout his time at MCHS.Flanagan. Anthem, performance MCHS students observe the of the National sung by graduate Grace The class […]

WorkAbility continues to help local students gain job skills



MCUSD WorkAbility coordinator Lori Barrett (left) receives a hug from Tyler Cox, a student who is involved in the program. WorkAbility helps students learn job skills and make connections with potential employers. Photo by Matt JohnsonTo see the difference WorkAbility makes in the lives of students, all one had to do was look at the big smiles on the faces […]


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