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Appreciating art

Students from Mariposa County High School and Spring Hill High School went on a field trip to the Stanford art museum on April 27. Shown is one of Stanford’s art docents discussing a sculpture by Nick Cave. The Mariposa students got to explore Stanford’s contemporary art collection. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required to view news content on this […]

Neogy is music student of month

Rosie Neogy was honored by Sierra Foothill Charter School music teacher Gail Vanderslik. Submitted photoRosie Neogy has been named April’s music student of the month at Sierra Foothill Charter School. Director of Music Gail Vanderslik announced the honor. Neogy is 10 years old and a student of Teena Starchman’s fourth grade class. Rosie is the daughter of Amanda Euler and […]

Students learn about beneficial microbes

Pictured with a finished collage are Jamie Ardell, Jaeyanna Bolar, Sage Inman and Carolin Frank. Submitted photoErika Miranda’s fifth and sixth grade students at Sierra Foothill Charter School continue to learn about the benefits of microbes in the environment with the help of Dr. Carolin Frank, an Associate Professor of Biology at UC Merced. Recently, the students’ focus was on […]

Big wheels keep on turning

Rita Rodriguez honored as MCUSD Bus Driver of Year


Bus drivers for the Mariposa County Unified School District posed for a group photo following the ceremony held last week. Shown in the back, from left, are Sue Kilgore, Jim Ticer, James Helms, Dan Goulet, Adrian Perez, Tom Audas, Matt Wells and John Willson; front, Tamela Qualls, Jamie Faulkner, Barbara Rosenfeld, D’Ann Kiely, Christina Rouse, Rita Rodriguez, Charlotte Kelsey, Cristal […]

Homes, sweet homes

As part of the home economics elective at El Portal Elementary, students recently completed a birdhouse construction project. They researched local bird species and made appropriate design choices. Most students chose to build an owl box with a three inch entrance, to attract Western Screech Owls or American Kestrels. Smaller houses were built for Nuthatches, Chickadees, Wrens and Warblers. Students […]

All jazzed up

Musician visits students

Dr. Thomas Ashworth is shown performing for SFCS students. Submitted photoIn April, thanks to the Mariposa County Arts Council, Sierra Foothill Charter School held a special assembly for its third through eighth grade students. Dr. Thomas Ashworth, an internationally renowned trombonist visiting the area to perform in the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert, stopped by to lecture and perform for […]

Performance in the Park

Mariposa County High School students were recently able to attend “Shakespeare in the Park” in Yosemite National Park. UC Merced provided the students with the chance to see the performance. MCHS students had a chance to see a fully-staged, free, 90-minute production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in the park. Students had lunch in the park and a “hang out” […]

Helping Hank: show to raise funds

Improv event at high school will help young child with leukemia


From left, MCHS students Liam Keeton, Reese Radanovich, Aero Collins, Caitlyn Johnson, Ace Salisbury and Delaney Ronay are shown prepping for the Laughter for Hank event. Submitted photo When times get tough, Mariposa County citizens often seem to pull together. An upcoming event held at Mariposa County High School is being held to help a family with a young child […]

Law Day set in park

The sixth annual Law Day Yosemite will be held May 4, beginning at 10 a.m. in Yosemite Valley. Law Day is held nationally each year to commemorate and celebrate the nation’s ideals of liberty, justice and equality, and is a day focused on rededicating to those principles and promoting public education on the importance of the rule of law. Yosemite […]

Taking a stand

The Mariposa County High School ASB helped Mountain Crisis Services make magnets for Denim Day, which was April 25. Denim Day is an event in which people are encouraged to wear denim in order to raise awareness of sexual assault and harassment. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please […]


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