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SFCS holds its open house, more

Above, parent Carolin Frank helps children make buttons while girl scout Sonja Tryglsland entices people to try the blind taste test. Is it an orange or a lemon? These were two of many stations available for kids to participate in during the Fun Fair. Submitted photoSierra Foothill Charter School held its open house on Thursday, May 30. Family and friends […]

Odd Fellows donate

Submitted photoThe Odd Fellows Lodge 104 of Coulterville donated $1,000 this month to the Greeley Hill Parent Club, supporting students and teachers in Greeley Hill. Odd Fellows representative Jim Patton (second from left) is shown making the presentation. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password […]

High School Award, Boys State selections demonstrate variety of positive qualities

Shown are Jennifer Rider, MCHS Academic Counselor, Makinna Dulcich and Joseph “Jaq” Quinn, High School Award; and Luke Atkins, Ramiro Marquez, Price Little, Boys State participants and Scott Cummings, Post 567 Commander, are shown. Submitted photoAmerican Legion Post 567 has announced the 2019 awards for The High School Award and Boys State. The American Legion High School award was presented […]

MCUSD budget meeting set June 12, public invited

 The governing board of the Mariposa County Unified School District and Mariposa County Office of Education will soon conduct a public hearing on their proposed budgets for fiscal year 2019-20, in accordance with Education Code section 42103. It will all take place during a special meeting on June 12. It will begin at the board room at 5082 Old Highway […]

SFCS visits Ewing Wing residents

SFCS student Blake Guenthart (right) has a conversation with one of the Ewing Wing residents after delivering a spring card to her. Submitted photosThroughout the school year at Sierra Foothill Charter School, Teena Starchman’s third and fourth graders have been getting together once a month for Service Learning with Chelsea Kamins’ transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students to create decorations for […]

AAUW to send five to Tech Trek camp

 The Mariposa Branch of the American Association of University Women have selected five 7th grade girls from Mariposa County to attend this summer’s Tech Trek camp at Fresno State, on June 9-15. The girls chosen this year are: Riley Poor, Abby Yancey, Khiera Brower, JJ Bolar and Pria Wellcome. This camp is specifically for 7th grade girls and is a […]

MCHS holds grades 9-11 Awards Night

Twenty-seven juniors, having earned academic letters last year, received bars to add to those letters this year. Submitted photoThe 2018-19 Mariposa County High School Achievement Awards Night was held Thursday, May 30. Dozens of awards were given out to students in grades 9-11. One series of awards given to students involves academic letters and bars sponsored by the MCHS Academic […]

SierraTel contributes to valedictorian dinner

Chips in $1,000 to event

Pictured are ABC Vice President Ruth Smiley and Sierra- Tel Representative Erin Stonum are shown. Submitted photoSierraTel recently contributed $1,000 toward the Mariposa County High School Academic Booster Club’s Valedictorian Dinner. Mariposa County High School has 12 valedictorians this year. ABC hosted a special dinner for them at CostaLivos last week. These students have earned the title of valedictorian by […]

Concert held

Submitted photoMany students performed at Sierra Foothill Charter School’s May 22 Spring Music Concert. Music Instructor Gail Vanderslik (shown) worked with students all year long on not only band instruments, but their choice of guitar, ukulele, piano, drums or violin. Vanderslik also taught weekly lessons in music fundamentals in the transitional kindergarten and kindergarten. Dan Croft volunteered his time all […]

UC Merced celebrates largest class of grads

 More than 1,300 students took part in UC Merced’s Spring Commencement ceremonies. It was held Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19. Students receiving their bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees were honored together, with Chancellor Dorothy Leland delivering the keynote addresses in her final commencement as chancellor of UC Merced. Graduates from Mariposa County included: • Xianzhi Li — B.S. […]


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