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Students benefit again from ABC

Shown, from left, leading one of the cross age PE classes at Mariposa Elementary are Mariposa County High School students Jody Khongsakhone, Malia Hogan and Jess Milazzo (in yellow shirts). Photo by Matt JohnsonStudents at Mariposa County High School received a boost thanks to the MCHS Academic Boosters Club. The club donated money in order for Linda Fipps and Debbie […]

District contracts with cyber safety expert



Jon Moffat speaks to school districts to make them aware of the importance of safety in the cyber world. Submitted photoThe Mariposa County Unified School District is taking steps to keep students safe online. As reported in last week’s Gazette, MCUSD has contracted with cyber safety expert, Jon Moffat, from Cyber Education Consulting to help in this endeavor. “We had […]

Talks continue regarding restructure of important school district department



From left, Superintendent Robin Hopper, Penny Weaver and school board member Judy Eppler are shown. Hopper and the school board honored Weaver last Thursday for Weaver’s service as the interim special education director in the school district. Photo by Matt Johnson With millions of Measure L bond dollars available for the Mariposa County Unified School District to improve its aging […]

Career exploration program is helping in North County

Pictured is Ryan Harlan of the U.S. Forest Service. He is showing the students some of the tools he carries in his backpack while working. Submitted photoStudents at Greeley Hill Elementary and Coulterville High School are benefiting from a career exploration program. Every Friday for a half-hour, the students (grades 4-12) are introduced to a new speaker with a different […]

Rotary speech winner announced

The winner of Mariposa Yosemite Rotary’s annual speech contest is Callie Nance, Mariposa County High School’s ASB president. Rotary International set the theme of the 2018 speech contest, “Making a Difference.” Nance said making a difference is about the “little actions we can take every day, anything you do out of the goodness of your heart.” Submitted photo… An online […]

SFCS announces open enrollment

Tennessee, Annalee and Chloe Jean Blagg are happy to be SFCS Colts. Open enrollment is underway. Submitted photoSierra Foothill Charter School (SFCS) is accepting New Student Intent to Enroll forms and Continuing Student Re-enrollment forms as of Tuesday, Jan. 16. It is doing so as part of its open enrollment period for the 2018-2019 school year. Open enrollment continues through […]

Williams honored by Baylor for academics

Shea Williams is shown. Williams spent time working with the Baylor men’s basketball team as an athletic training student. Submitted photoMore than 4,240 Baylor University students were named to the Dean’s Academic Honor Roll for the 2017 fall semester. Shea Taylor Williams, of Mariposa, was one of those students. She is a student of the Robbins College of Health and […]

UC Merced Splash set

Mariposa County High School students will be able to attend the second annual UC Merced Splash. The event will be held Saturday, March 3 from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (includes travel time). It is held for all students in grades 9-12 on the UC Merced Campus. MCHS is providing transportation for its students, and the event is free, other […]

Bus driving class slated

The Mariposa County Unified School District’s transportation department will be starting a class for future bus drivers on Jan. 22. The class could be ideal for those interested in a new career or who need a little extra work. The district is recruiting for regular routes, substitute drivers, field trip drivers, etc. For more information on becoming a bus driver […]

Students learn about MLK

Prior to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, students in Chelsea Stillwell’s transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students took the opportunity to learn about Dr. King. They read books, watched a video, wrote about their dream for a better world and drew pictures of Dr. King. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue […]


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