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Marudee honored for her musical talents

Natalee MarudeeA Sierra Foothill Charter School student received an honor last month. Natalee Marudee was named music student of the month of November. Teacher Gail Vanderslik made the announcement this December. “She is being awarded this honor for her excellence in music,” said Vanderslik. Natalee is the daughter of Amy and Paul Marudee. She is 10 years old and in […]

Snyder named Student of Month at Greeley Hill

Marley Jane SnyderThird grade student Marley Jane Snyder is the Outstanding Student of the Month at Greeley Hill Elementary School. School representatives said Snyder is respectful and kind to everyone. She earned the school’s P.R.E.P. award for the first trimester. P.R.E.P. is the school motto and the acronym for, Prepared, Responsible, Engaged and Positive. She exemplifies all of these characteristics. […]

Education group offers tips for mapping road to college

College. Many have dreaded this moment for years, happy to avoid awkwardness and uncomfortable explanations. But recently, your child has been asking the hard questions, like, “How long can I really live at home after high school?” and “Why can’t I just attend Hogwarts?” The talk can’t be dodged forever. According to Magoosh, an online resource that provides access to […]

Kimble speaks to students

Mariposa County Administrative Officer Dallin Kimble (shown standing) spoke to Mariposa County High School students on Dec. 7 about the career opportunities available in local government, his path to his position as CAO and answered questions. Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, students enjoyed Pizza Factory for lunch. The next speaker is Mariposa County Supervisor Kevin Cann, who […]

Good stewards

Sierra Foothill Charter School staff has been working with students on the meaning of the core virtue stewardship. On Friday, Dec. 8, teachers recognized students who exemplify through their actions what it means to be a steward in their classrooms and on campus. The following were honored: Astrid Ardell, Sophie Bullis, Levi Evans, Olivia English, Brandon Naranjo, Kensley Silva, Matthew […]

SFCS chooses class reps

Every trimester, Sierra Foothill Charter School students in grades 3 through 8 choose classmates to represent them. The class representatives meet with Principal/Superintendent Mindy Bolar regularly to share ideas, help with decision making and serve as leaders in various ways to further improve the school. This trimester’s class reps included: Bret Brown, Mylee Allen, Amaryllis Joslin, Kensley Silva, Wyndham Evans, […]


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