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North county substitute recruitment fair slated

Fresh off the heels of its substitute recruitment fair held earlier this winter, the Mariposa County Unified School District will now be holding an event aimed at the northern part of Mariposa County. The MCUSD North County Substitute Recruitment Fair will be held Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will take place at Lake Don Pedro […]

Super Bowl has impacts not often thought about

Families gather in living rooms across the country each February to watch two football teams go head to head while eating chips with dips and critiquing specially made commercials. The Super Bowl is such a big American event, that it’s almost considered an official holiday. It took place a few days ago, with the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City […]

Alt Ed students of month announced

Matthew Thompson (left) and Aiden Bissmeyer (right) were awarded students of the month at the Mariposa County Unified School District’s alternative education site. Submitted photosThe latest students of the month from the Alternative Education program of the Mariposa County Unified School District were named. Matthew Thompson is a senior at Springhill High School. “Since he has attended Springhill, we have […]

Budding talents

Submitted photoStudents in the floral design class at Mariposa County High School are staying busy. The students started decorating olive oil bottles, turning them into beautiful bud vases, a few days ago. Shown is senior Price Little. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. […]

FFA students take part in MFE and ALA conferences in Monterey

Pictured left to right are FFA students Izzy Hance, Acacia Partida, Jill Knox, Sydney Holt, Ashley Shipman, Davis Bryant, Cole Young, Sienna Davies, Elainna Dulcich, Khily Brower, Elona Brocchini, Raquel Robinson and Sean Avery. Not Pictured is Justus Wellcome. Submitted photoSophomore and junior FFA students from Mariposa County attended the Made for Excellence (MFE) and Advanced Leadership Academy (ALA) Jan. […]

Super standouts

Submitted photoThe FFA Natural Resource Team at Mariposa County High School placed fourth in the State FFA Contest at Reedley College. Anna Posey was high individual in plant ID and the team was third high in plant ID. Jacob Emmons was fifth high individual in animal ID, while the team was third high in animal ID. The team placed fifth […]

Kids for kindness

Courtesy photoStudents from Mariposa County High School wore pajamas to school on Jan. 27 to participate in Dreaming of Kindness Day. Various activities were held throughout the week to promote kindness. From left, Alex Kunz, Elias Sans, Abbey Fillion and Beck Westerlund are shown. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading […]

Shannon McCord named to dean’s list

Mariposa’s Shannon McCord, a senior International Business major at Grove City College, is standing out in the classroom. McCord has been named to the Dean’s List with Distinction for the Fall 2019 semester. According to the College, McCord was a high school home school graduate in 2013. Students eligible for the dean’s list have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; […]

Strictly speaking

Submitted photoEl Portal students took a field trip to a Chinese restaurant on Thursday, Jan. 23. As the “final exam” for a Chinese language elective, El Portal middle school students enjoyed a feast at a local restaurant. During this “Chinese Only” lunch tradition, students are encouraged to only order and speak Mandarin to the waitress. Students had rehearsed extensively in […]

It’s just a discussion, but business classes could be in future for MCHS

It should be stressed that it’s just an idea which is in its infancy, but Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Scott Fiester has had preliminary discussions with Mariposa County High School officials about bringing business classes to the school. Fiester talked about the possibility during the public comment portion of last week’s Mariposa County Board of Supervisors meeting. […]

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