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After School Matters

Program takes new direction in summer


Donna Santi guides a yarn craft during an After School Matters meeting at Mariposa Safe Families earlier this month. The program is aimed at nurturing and supporting county kids as they bounce back from 18 months of social distancing. Submitted photoDonna Santi is tired of hearing adults say, “These kids are so resilient.” Repeated over and over again, that phrase […]

Magic Moments

Mariposa County High School seniors celebrate 2021 graduation — in person

 The seniors at Mariposa County High School had a truly special evening last Friday when they were able to participate in a somewhat “normal” graduation ceremony. The event took place at the Gold Bowl Arena at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds and featured traditional graduation fare, from speeches to decorated hats to a lot of smiles. The photos on these two […]

Waxing poetic

Elementary students disciplined in portraying people from history


Kali Morales in Mrs. Elliot’s class chose to portray Abraham Lincoln for the Oakhurst Elementary School Wax Museum project. Submitted photosLuminaries gathered for their trip back in time as students stood still and silent, speaking only when spoken to. This was Oakhurst Elementary School’s famous Wax Museum and, while a longtime tradition at the Bass Lake School District campus, things […]


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