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Local students earn dean’s list recognition at Norwich University

Two students from the region have been recognized on the dean’s list at Norwich University for the spring 2018 semester. Chandler Vincent Clarke of Ahwahnee and Tyler Andrew Pierce of Raymond were both recognized for the honor. Norwich University educates traditional age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a selection of traditional and […]

Be prepared

Mariposa County High School drama teacher Bryan Starchman announced recently that “The Lion King” will be coming to MCHS on Nov. 2-4, 2018. More information about the play will be printed in a future edition of the Gazette as the event nears. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please […]

Doing their part

The former Catheys Valley Parent Teacher Improvement Committee (PTIC) made two education-based donations recently in the county. The PTIC donated $1,000 to the 2018 Mariposa County High School Sober Grad Night. The PTIC officers wanted to make sure the funds raised by the club would still go to the children who helped raise it before the Catheys Valley School was […]

Rotary Club donates $500 to strengthen music in classrooms



Gail Dreifus, who just retired as a teacher, will still support music in classrooms by promoting the Guitars in the Classroom program in Mariposa County. Photo by Matt JohnsonThe Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club recently awarded a $500 grant to strengthen the music offerings in the Mariposa County Unified School District. The club presented recently-retired music teacher Gail Dreifus with the […]

North county fundraiser slated

A car wash and bake sale event to raise funds for Greeley Hill Elementary and Coulterville High School will be held this weekend. It is scheduled Saturday, July 14 at the True Value parking lot, located at 6364 Greeley Hill Road. It will be held from noon to 4 p.m. The car wash cost is $5 per vehicle. Treats from […]

Grizzly Scholarships

  Mariposa County High School senior Walt Palmer was the recipient of the Art Mimler Scholarship. He received $500. Shown are Mimler’s granddaughter, Tanya Hughes (left), Palmer (middle) and Kathi Boze (Mimler’s daughter). Submitted photos Mariposa County High School seniors Grace Flanagan, Quinn Whatley and Reece Radanovich were the recipients of the Mariposa County Board of Realtors Scholarship. They each […]

Special recognition

Students who were awarded music student of the month throughout the school year at Sierra Foothill Charter School were recognized at the school’s annual spring music concert on May 17. From left, Lily Grauman, Rosie Neogy, JJ Bolar, Elle Sexton, Wyatt Brouillette, Natalee Marundee, Reese Evans and Tadd Sexton were honored. They were awarded a certificate and a ribbon. “Their […]

District looks into leasing Spring Hill to CAL FIRE



Firefighting officials are discussing the possibility of using the campus of Spring Hill High School, which is currently unused by the Mariposa County Unified School District, as a training center. As part of the agreement, CAL FIRE officials would team up with the school district to provide training to the Mariposa County High School Grizzly Fire program. Students from the […]

Brandle ready to take challenge of managing MCUSD facilities



William Brandle, new facilities and maintenance director for MCUSD, is shown working in his office. Photo by Matt JohnsonWilliam Brandle calls his new job a “humbling” one. Brandle was hired in the spring as the facilities and maintenance director for the Mariposa County Unified School District. And certainly, it’s one of the most important positions in the district, one that […]

Beutel-DePrano wins Sierra Tel math contest

Ian Beutel-DePrano (right) had the best score of any SFCS student in the Sierra Tel math contest. He is shown being given his personal trophy by Sierra Tel representative Debbie Peters. Submitted photoFor 53 years Sierra Tel has sponsored a contest in mathematics among the elementary schools in the company’s service area, including Mariposa and Oakhurst. Sierra Tel officials believe […]


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